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Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 45 1 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 34 8 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 4 4 Browse Search
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cavalry, formed into a brigade under command of Colonel Washington L. Elliott, of the Second Iowa. It was to start on the nistance. When we had gained possession of the station, Colonel Elliott directed one to take the left wing of my regiment, paextend the break toward Baldwin, but receiving orders from Elliott to return to Booneville immediately, the men were recalledmidst of the undertaking I received another order from Colonel Elliott to join him at once. The news of the evacuation had also reached Elliott, and had disclosed a phase of the situation so different from that under which he had viewed it when we arther attention, so I withdrew my men and hastened to join Elliott, taking along some Confederate officers whom I had retaineard. A short time subsequent to these occurrences, Colonel Elliott was made a brigadier-general, and as General Pope appo Sullivan, Brigadier-General. G. Granger, Brigadier-General. W. L. Elliott, Brigadier-General. A. Asboth, Brigadier-General.
defeat and death of Black Kettle massacre of Elliott's party relief of Colonel Crawford. The eenge in an unlooked for way by cutting off Major Elliott and fifteen men, who had gone off in pursuthe village. In fact, the Indians had killed Elliott's whole party, though neither the fate of thee fugitives. In bringing the prisoners back, Elliott was in turn attacked on the open prairie by athe stream, and from under cover of its banks Elliott and all his remaining men were quickly killedef was sent them, for Custer, not having seen Elliott set out, knew nothing of the direction taken,ng himself from the new dangers menacing him. Elliott and his brave little party were thus left to ffort was made to discover what had become of Elliott. Custer had, in all, two officers and nineous scalp dance. The disappearance of Major Elliott and his party was the only damper upon oure fight began. His theory was, however, that Elliott and his men had strayed off on account of hav[1 more...]
Chapter XIV A winter expedition herds of Buffalo wolves blizzards a terrible night finding the bodies of Elliott's party the abandoned Indian camps pushing down the Washita the captured chiefs Evans's successful fight establishi-field in company with Custer and several other officers, to see if there was a possibility of discovering any traces of Elliott's party. On arriving at the site of the village, and learning from Custer what dispositions had been made in approaching for the attack, the squadron of the escort was deployed and pushed across the river at the point where Elliott had crossed. Moving directly to the south, we had not gone far before we struck his trail, and soon the whole story was made plain by oity of defeat in action carries with it the certainty of death and often of preceding torture. From the meadow where Elliott was found we rode to the Washita, and then down the river through the sites of the abandoned villages, that had been str