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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 1 Browse Search
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s. The regiment is accompanied by Major-General Titcomb and staff. The following are the principal officers:-- H. G. Berry, Colonel; T. H. Marshall, Lieutenant-Colonel; F. S. Nickerson; Major, J. B. Greenhalgh, Adjutant; Isaac Abbott, Quartermaster; Wm. A. Banks, Surgeon; Elisha Hopkins, Assistant Surgeon; B. A. Chase, Chaplain; S. H. Chapman, Sergeant-Major; John H. Crowell, Quartermaster-Sergeant; Julius S. Clark, Commissary-Sergeant; Chas. S. McCobb, Hospital Steward. Companies and Captains. Co. A--(Belfast).--Captain, H. W. Cunningham. Co. B--(Rockland).--Captain, Elijah Walker. Co. C--(Rockland).--Captain, O. J. Conant. Co. D--(Rockland).--Captain, L. D. Carver. Co. E--(Damariscotta).--Captain, S. C. Whitehouse. Co. F--(Brooks).--Captain, A. B. Beane. Co. I--(Wiscasset).--Captain, Edwin M. Smith. Co. H--(Rockland).--Captain, J. G. Burns. Co. I--(Searsport).--Captain, Eben Whitcomb. Co. K--(Belfast City Greys).--Captain, S. M. Fuller. New York Evening Post, June 19.
on finding himself short of provisions, his men weary and footsore, many of them sick from intemperate use of water and green fruits, with a powerful enemy encamped in front, whom he could not chase by reason of the precautions against surprises and flank movements — moreover, a large force of the enemy in the direction of Sarcoxie, and the necessity of keeping open his communication with Springfield — called a consultation with Brigadier-Generals Sweeney, Siegel; Majors Schofield, Shepherd, Conant, Sturgis; Captains Totten and Shaeffer, when it was determined to retire toward Springfield. This conclusion seems to be well-founded when we reflect that the provisions for such an army must be transported from Rolla at great risk (of capture. Nothing could be found either for man or horse on the track of the rebels. Hardly had the decision been declared, when one of the cavalry scouts announced that he had witnessed the departure of McCullough's camp in the direction of Sarcoxie, desc
s sword high in the air, shouting onward to the almost wavering men, who gained fresh courage from the exhibition, and, pushing forward, drove the enemy from the field. In this fight many of our brave soldiers fell to rise no more; while Colonel Andrews had his horse shot from under him, and was wounded himself slightly. General Lyon suffered in a similar manner. Captains Cavender, Cole, and Yates, each slightly, or at least not dangerously wounded; Lieutenants Brown and Johnson, and Corporals Conant and Rogers, more or less severely wounded. During this engagement, two companies of regulars were sent to the east side of the creek, to engage a force which was operating against Captain Wright's cavalry, sheltering themselves behind a fence. Captain Plummer and Captain Gilbert, with their companies, marched close up to the fence and delivered an effective fire, but were compelled by great odds to retire, which they did, but again renewed the attack. The enemy, being largely reinf
s sword high in the air, shouting onward to the almost wavering men, who gained fresh courage from the exhibition, and, pushing forward, drove the enemy from the field. In this fight many of our brave soldiers fell to rise no more; while Colonel Andrews had his horse shot from under him, and was wounded himself slightly. General Lyon suffered in a similar manner. Captains Cavender, Cole, and Yates, each slightly, or at least not dangerously wounded; Lieutenants Brown and Johnson, and Corporals Conant and Rogers, more or less severely wounded. During this engagement, two companies of regulars were sent to the east side of the creek, to engage a force which was operating against Captain Wright's cavalry, sheltering themselves behind a fence. Captain Plummer and Captain Gilbert, with their companies, marched close up to the fence and delivered an effective fire, but were compelled by great odds to retire, which they did, but again renewed the attack. The enemy, being largely reinf