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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., The opposing armies at the first Bull Run. (search)
y (La.), Major J. B. Walton; Alexandria (Va.) Battery, Capt. Del Kemper; Latham's (Va.) Battery, Capt. H. G. Latham; Loudoun (Va.) Artillery, Capt. Arthur L. Rogers; Shields's (Va.) Battery, Capt. J. C. Shields. Loss: k, 2; w, 8 =10. Total loss Army of the Potomac: k, 105; w, 519; m, 12 = 636. Army of the Shenandoah, General Joseph E. Johnston. First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. T. J. Jackson: 2d Va., Col. J. W. Allen; 4th Va., Col. J. F. Preston; 5th Va., Col. Kenton Harper; 27th Va., Lieut.-Col. John Echols; 33d Va., Col. A. C. Cummings. Loss: k, 119; w, 442 = 561. Second Brigade, Col. F. S. Bartow (k): 7th Ga., Col. Lucius J. Gartrell; 8th Ga., Lieut.-Col. W. M. Gardner. Loss: k, 60; w, 293 = 353. Third Brigade, Brig.-Gen. B. E. Bee (k): 4th Ala., Col. Jones (k), Col. S. R. Gist; 2d Miss., Col. W. C. Falkner; 11th Miss. (2 cos.), Lieut.-Col. P. F. Liddell; 6th N. C., Col. C. F. Fisher (k). Loss: k, 95; w, 309; m, 1 = 405. Fourth Brigade, Brig.-Gen. E. K. Smith (w), Col. Arnold Elzey:
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., chapter 6.38 (search)
en ( Official Records, Vol. XII., Pt. III., p.290). According to the same authority Ord's division, of McDowell's command,which remained at Front Royal during Shields's advance up the Luray Valley, numbered 9000. The Confederate Army. Forces at Kernstown, March 23d, 1862. Major-General Thomas J. Jackson. Garnett's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. R. B. Garnett: 2d Va., Col. J. W. Allen; 4th Va., Lieut.-Col. Charles A. Ronald, Maj. A. G. Pendleton; 5th Va., Col. William H. Harman; 27th Va., Col. John Echols (w), Lieut.-Col. A. J. Grigsby; 33d Va., Col. Arthur C. Cummings; Va. Battery (Rockbridge Art'y), Capt. William McLaughlin; Va. Battery (West Augusta Art'y), Capt. James H. Waters; Va. Battery, Capt. Joseph Carpenter. Brigade loss: k, 40; w, 168; m, 153=361. Burks's Brigade, Col. Jesse S. Burks: 21st Va., Lieut.-Col. John M. Patton, Jr.; 42d Va., Lieut.-Col. D. A. Langhorne; 1st Va. (Irish) Battalion, Capt. D. B. Bridgford; Va. Battery, Lieut. James Pleasants. Brigade loss: k, 24; w,
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The Confederate Army. (search)
The Confederate Army. Forces at Kernstown, March 23d, 1862. Major-General Thomas J. Jackson. Garnett's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. R. B. Garnett: 2d Va., Col. J. W. Allen; 4th Va., Lieut.-Col. Charles A. Ronald, Maj. A. G. Pendleton; 5th Va., Col. William H. Harman; 27th Va., Col. John Echols (w), Lieut.-Col. A. J. Grigsby; 33d Va., Col. Arthur C. Cummings; Va. Battery (Rockbridge Art'y), Capt. William McLaughlin; Va. Battery (West Augusta Art'y), Capt. James H. Waters; Va. Battery, Capt. Joseph Carpenter. Brigade loss: k, 40; w, 168; m, 153=361. Burks's Brigade, Col. Jesse S. Burks: 21st Va., Lieut.-Col. John M. Patton, Jr.; 42d Va., Lieut.-Col. D. A. Langhorne; 1st Va. (Irish) Battalion, Capt. D. B. Bridgford; Va. Battery, Lieut. James Pleasants. Brigade loss: k, 24; w, 114; m, 39=167. Fulkerson's Brigade, Col. Samuel V. Fulkerson: 23d Va., Lieut.-Col. Alex. G. Taliaferro; 37th Va., Lieut.-Col. R. P. Carson; Va. Battery (Danville Art'y), Lieut. A. C. Lanier. Brigade loss: k, 15; w
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 1.1 (search)
edoes, not having come into play. Fort Sumter was the principal object of the attack, and to that garrison . . . special credit is due for sustaining the shock, and, with their powerful armament, contributing principally to the repulse. Major Echols, of the Corps of Engineers, in his report to Major Harris, Chief Engineer of the department, used this language: She [the Keokuk] sank off the south end of Morris Island at half-past 8 o'clock the following morning (April 8). Her smoke-stand the water, consequently, was as stable as that of a river; their guns were fired with deliberation, doubtless by trained artillerists. According to the enemy's statements, the fleet fired 151 shots. . . . Not more than thirty-four shots Major Echols's report puts the number at fifty-five, which it is conceded is the correct one.--G. T. B. took effect on the walls of Fort Sumter. . . . Fort Moultrie and our other batteries were not touched in a way to be considered, while in return they th
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The battle of New Market, Va., May 15th, 1864. (search)
ght with him two small infantry brigades, commanded respectively by Brigadier-Generals John Echols and Gabriel C. Wharton. These were veteran troops, and equal to and that he would place them and the Cadet Corps together, on the flank of either Echols's or Wharton's brigade, in the center of his infantry line of battle. Coloneing upon our line. Whilst General Breckinridge was advancing the brigades of Echols and Wharton, and the 62d Virginia under Colonel Smith and the cadets under Colo whole line to a new position half a mile farther back, pressed all the time by Echols's and Wharton's brigades, Smith's 62d, and the Cadet Corps. The town was thus to their comrades. Simultaneously with the capture of the battery on the hill, Echols and Wharton charged the whole infantry line, and it gave way. From that time one battle he ordered Breckinridge to join him near Richmond with the brigades of Echols and Wharton and what remained of my 62d regiment, leaving me with but about one
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces at New Market, Va., May 15, 1864. (search)
killed, 552 wounded, and 186 captured or missing == 831. The Confederate Army.--Major-General John C. Breckinridge. Echols's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John Echols: 22d Va.,----; 23d Va.,----; 26th Va.,----. Wharton's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. G. C. WhartonBrig.-Gen. John Echols: 22d Va.,----; 23d Va.,----; 26th Va.,----. Wharton's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. G. C. Wharton: 45th Va.,----; 51st Va.,----; 30th Va. Battalion,----. Cadet Corps (four companies from the Virginia Military Institute), Lieut.-Col. Scott Ship. Artillery, McLaughlin's Battalion, Maj. William McLaughlin; Cadet Battery Section, Lieut. C. H. Minge.anahan's Va. Battery, Capt. J. H. McClanahan. In an address delivered at the anniversary celebration of the battle General Echols referred to the bravery of a company of Missourians who were in the battle. They were 70 in number, and, according tn an estimate based on the official reports, places Breckinridge's strength at 4816, as follows: Wharton's brigade, 1578; Echols's brigade, 1622; engineer co., 56; cadet corps, 227; company of Missourians, 70; Jackson's battery, 100; Chapman's batter
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 10.75 (search)
spent in reducing transportation and getting provisions from Waynesboro‘. The official reports at this place showed about two thousand mounted men for duty in the cavalry, which was composed of four small brigades, to wit: Imboden's, McCausland's, Jackson's, and Jones's (now Johnson's). The official reports of the infantry showed ten thousand muskets for duty, including Vaughn's dismounted cavalry. Besides Breckinridge's own infantry division, under Elzey (now under Vaughn, afterward under Echols), Gordon's division of the Second Corps was assigned to General Breckinridge, in order to give him. a command commensurate with his proper one. Nearly half the troops were barefoot, or nearly so, and shoes were sent for. But without waiting for them the march was resumed on the 28th, with five days rations in the wagons and two days in haversacks. Imboden was sent through Brock's Gap to the South Branch of the Potomac to destroy the railroad bridge over that stream, and all the bridges on
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces at the Monocacy, Md.: July 9th, 1864. (search)
field), 3350 == 6050. The Confederate Army.--Lieutenant-General Jubal A. Early. Gordon's division, Maj.-Gen. John C. Breckinridge commanded Gordon's and Echols's divisions. Maj.-Gen. John B. Gordon. Evans's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. C. A. Evans, Col. E. N. Atkinson: 13th Ga.,----; 26th Ga., Col. E. N. Atkinson; 31st Ga.,--. R. H. Dungan; 10th, 23d, and 37th Va. Steuart's brigade), Lieut.-Col. S. H. Saunders. Breckinridge's division, Composition not clearly indicated. Brig.-Gen. John Echols. [Consisted of Echols's, Wharton's, and Vaughn's brigades, the latter being dismounted cavalry.] Rodes's division, Maj.-Gen. B. E. Bodes. Grimes'Echols's, Wharton's, and Vaughn's brigades, the latter being dismounted cavalry.] Rodes's division, Maj.-Gen. B. E. Bodes. Grimes's Brigade. 32d N. C.,----43d N. C.,----; 45th N. C.,----; 53d N. C.,----; 2d N. C. Batt'n,----. Cook's Brigade. 4th Ga.,----; 12th Ga.,----; 21st Ga.,----; 44th Ga.,----. Cox's Brigade: 1st N. C.,----; 2d N. C.----; 3d N. C.,----; 4th N. C.,----; 14th N. C.,----; 30th N. C.,----. Battle's Brigade: 3d Ala.,----; 5th Ala.,----; 6t
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces at Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19, 1864. (search)
Ga.----; 24th Ga.----; 3d Ga. Battalion,----; Cobb's Ga. Legion,----; Phillips's Ga. Legion. Humphreys's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Benjamin G. Humphreys: 13th Miss.----; 17th Miss.----; 18th Miss.----; 21st Miss.----. Bryan's Brigade, Col. James P. Simms: 10th Ga., Col. W. C. Holt; 50th Ga., Col. P. McGlashan; 51st Ga., Col. E. Ball; 53d Ga.----. Wharton's division, Brig.-Gen. G. C. Wharton. Wharton's Brigade: 45th Va.----; 50th Va.----; 51st Va.----; 30th Va. Battalion Sharp-shooters,----. Echols's Brigade: 22d Va.----; 23d Va. Battalion,----; 26th Va. Battalion,----. Smith's Brigade, Col. Thomas Smith: 36th Va.----; 60th Va., Capt. A. G. P. George; 45th Va. Battalion, Capt. W. B. Hensly; Thomas Legion, Lieut.-Col. James R. Lowe. cavalry. Lomax's division, Maj.-Gen. Lunsford L. Lomax. Imboden's Brigade: 18th Va.----; 23d Va.----; 62d Va.----. McCausland's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John McCausland: 14th Va.----; 16th Va.----; 17th Va.----; 25th Va.----; 37th Va. Battalion,----. B.
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 18.115 (search)
treat from Richmond and Petersburg Brigadier-General John Echols was in command of the Department olion of artillery. On the 2d day of April General Echols issued orders looking to a junction of hisching almost constantly, by day and night, General Echols reached Christiansburg on the 10th, and colle. The command had halted for the night General Echols and I were dismounted and standing upon tho gain information, galloped up and handed General Echols a dispatch. The latter's face flushed, anave heard it mentioned. On the next day General Echols convened a council of war composed of his roved of this policy, and it was adopted. General Echols then requested the officers commanding thexpressed ourselves ready to obey any order General Echols might issue. For my own part, I was convi on foot. Late on the evening of the 11th General Echols, at the head of Vaughn's brigade and mine, day thereafter reached Statesville. Here General Echols left us in order to proceed more promptly [3 more...]
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