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Fannie A. Beers, Memories: a record of personal exeperience and adventure during four years of war. 14 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 27, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 4 2 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 2 0 Browse Search
James Russell Soley, Professor U. S. Navy, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, The blockade and the cruisers (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 2 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 2 0 Browse Search
Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America. 2 2 Browse Search
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of march. In person I left Atlanta on the sixteenth, in company with the Fourteenth corps, Brevet Major-General Jeff. C. Davis, by Lithonia, Covington, and Shady Dale, directly on Milledgeville. All the troops were provided with good wagon trains, loaded with ammunition and supplies, approximating twenty days bread, forty days f the city and establish the necessary guards. The Fourteenth corps left Atlanta on the morning of November sixteenth, and moved via Decatur, Covington, and Shady Dale to Milledgeville, arriving at the latter place November twenty-third. The Georgia Railroad was destroyed by the Fourteenth corps from Lithonia to Yellow River, an The bridges were repaired across the stream, and the march resumed at daylight on the morning of the nineteenth, in the direction of Eatonton, by the way of Shady Dale, in the vicinity of which place the whole command encamped for the night. On the twentieth, the corps marched for and went into camp near Eatonton Factories. T
lanta, via Decatur, to Lithonia, twenty miles. On the twenty-first, I marched to Yellow River, destroying five miles of the Georgia Railroad. The march was continued through Covington to Harris's plantation, where we turned southward toward Shady Dale, and on to Milledgeville, where we arrived on the twenty-third. On the twenty-fourth, we crossed the Oconee and marched on Sandersville, arriving there on the twenty-seventh. On the twenty-eighth, we arrived at Davisboro. Continuing the marchAtlanta. November sixteenth, passed through Decatur and marched as far as Shaphinger Creek. From the seventeenth the march was continued through Lithonia, Conyers, crossing Yellow River, through Covington, over the Ulcofahauchee, through Shady Dale, and reaching the city of Milledgeville. On the morning of the twenty-fifth, crossed the Oconee and destroyed the bridge. On the twenty-sixth, arrived at Sandersville. November twenty-seventh, division started for Louisville, taking the road to
seven o'clock A. M., via Lithonia, and camped at Conyers Station at half-past 8 P. M. Distance, sixteen miles. 18th. Moved at nine o'clock A. M., in rear of Fourteenth corps, crossed Yellow River, and encamped for the night on the east bank. Distance marched, eight miles. 19th. Moved at seven o'clock A. M., via Covington, crossed the Ulcofauhachee River, and encamped for the night at half-past 5 P. M. Distance, ten miles. 20th. Moved at seven o'clock A. M., via Newborn and Shady Dale. Encamped for the night at half-past 5 P. M. Distance marched, eighteen miles. 21st. Moved at seven o'clock A. M., via Eatonton Factory. Crossed Little River and encamped for the night on the south bank at five o'clock P. M. Distance marched, ten miles. 22d. Moved at seven o'clock A. M. via Eatonton. Encamped for the night near Merriweather, at six P. M. Distance marched, seventeen miles. 23d. Moved at seven o'clock A. M. Passed through Milledgeville at eleven o'clock A. M., cr
., our victory on the left would have been as thorough, quick, and complete, as upon the plains of Manassas on the thirtieth of August. During the engagement, Major Dingle, of the Hampton legion, gallantly bearing the colors of his regiment, Major Dale, First Texas, and Major Evans, Eleventh Mississippi, fell whilst leading their brave comrades against ten times their numbers. Colonel Stone, Lieutenant-Colonel Humphreys, and Major Blair, Second Mississippi, Lieutenant-Colonel Butler, Eleventoad, covering our flank by holding the enemy in check. This brigade went into the action numbering eight hundred and fifty-four, and lost, in killed, wounded, and missing, five hundred and sixty--over one half. We have to mourn the loss of Majors Dale, of the First Texas, and Dingle, of Hampton's legion, two gallant officers, who fell in the thickest of the fight. Also Captains Tompkins and Smith, and Lieutenant Exum, of Hampton's legion; Lieutenants Underwood and Cleaveland, of the Eighte