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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 6 2 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces in the Atlanta campaign. May 3d-September 8th, 1864. (search)
Jackson's brigade being consolidated with Gist's, and transferred to Cheatham's division; Stevens's brigade went to Bate's division, and Mercer's brigade to Cleburne's division. Maj.-Gen. W. H. T. Walker, Brig.-Gen. H. W. Mercer. Escort: Capt. T. G. Holt. Jackson's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John R. Jackson: 5th Ga., Transferred with General Jackson to Savannah July 3d. Col. C. P. Daniel; 47th Ga., Transferred with General Jackson to Savannah July 3d. Col. A. C. Edwards; 65th Ga., Capt. W. G. Foster; 5th Miss., Col. John Weir, Lieut.-Col. John B. Herring; 8th Miss., Col. J. C. Wilkinson; 2d Ga. Battalion Sharp-shooters, Maj. R. H. Whiteley. Gist's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. States R. Gist, Col. James McCullough: 8th Ga. Battalion, Lieut.-Col. Z. L. Watters; 46th Ga., Maj. S. J. C. Dunlop, Capt. E. Taylor, Maj. S. J. C. Dunlop; 16th S. C., Col. James McCullough, Capt. J. W. Boling; 24th S. C., Col. Ellison Capers, Lieut.-Col. J. S. Jones, Col. Ellison Capers. Stevens's (or Jackson's) Brig
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces in the campaign of the Carolinas. (search)
solidated 1st, 6th, 8th, 9th, 16th, 27th, 28th, and 34th Tenn., and 24th Tenn. Batt'n), Lieut.-Col. O. A. Bradshaw; 2d Tenn. (consolidated 11th, 12th, 13th, 29th, 47th, 50th, 51st, 52d, and 154th Tenn.), Lieut.-Col. George W. Pease; 3d Tenn. (consolidated 4th, 5th, 19th, 24th, 31st, 33d, 35th, 38th, and 41st Tenn.), Col. James D. Tillman; 4th Tenn. (consolidated 2d, 3d, 10th, 15th, 18th, 20th, 26th, 30th, 32d, 37th, and 45th Tenn., and 23d Tenn. Batt'n), Col. A. Searcy. Gist's Brigade, Col. W. G. Foster: 46th Ga., Lieut.-Col. A. Miles; 65th Ga. and 2d and 8th Ga. Batt'ns (consolidated), Lieut.-Col. Z. L. Walters; 16th and 24th S. C., Col. B. B. Smith. artillery Battalion, Maj. B. C. Manly: La. Battery, Capt. William M. Bridges; N. C. Battery, Capt. George B. Atkins; S. C. Battery, Capt. George H. Walter; S. C. Battery, Capt. W. E. Zimmerman; Va. Battery (Paris's), Lieut. Thomas Tucker. Stewart's Corps, Lieut.-Gen. Alexander P. Stewart. Loring's division, Maj.-Gen. William W.
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Closing operations in the James River. (search)
action it was decided in August, 1863, to make a reconnoissance up the James River. The force consisted of the monitor Sangamon, the ferry-boat Commodore Barney, and the small steamer Cohasset, all under the command of Captain G. Gansevoort. General Foster accompanied the squadron in an army tug-boat, but afterward went on board the Sangamon. The expedition started on the 4th and proceeded without incident up the river to Dutch Gap, where the Sangamon came to anchor owing to the low stage of water. General Foster and his staff and Captain Gansevoort then went on board the Commodore Barney, and had gone only a few miles further, to Coxe's Landing, when two torpedoes exploded under the starboard bow of the Barney, producing a heavy concussion, lifting her bows, and tearing the planking. The wash from the torpedo carried twenty of the Barney's crew overboard, most of whom were rescued. The torpedoes consisted of five hundred pounds of powder, placed in tanks and fired by an electric