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ited States. article 5. The sick and wounded of the garrison will be cared for by the authorities of the United States, assisted, if desired, by either party of the medical officers of the garrison. Charles P. Stone, Brigadier-General W. N. Miles, Colonel Commanding Right Wing of the Army. Wm. Dwight, Brigadier-General. G. W. Steedman, Colonel Commanding Left Wing of the Army. Marshal J. Smith, Lieutenant-Colonel, Chief of Artillery. Henry W. Birge, Colonel Commanding Fifth Brigade, Glover's Division. N. P. Banks, Major-General. Frank Gardner, Major-General. A National account. headquarters Port Hudson, Thursday, July 9, 1863. Heaven be praised! Port Hudson is ours! In my late letters I have informed you how, step by step, we were encroaching upon the enemy, until all resistance would be useless. Some — where about midnight of the seventh, a Lieutenant of Holcomb's battery came to the tent of Major-General Augur's Assistant Adjutant-General, and said that th
idge. The plan was for General Davidson, with Glover's and Merrill's brigades, Hadley's battery, and, crossing behind the brigades of Merrill and Glover, take position n their rear as a reserve. Afound necessary. Under cover of this advance, Glover's brigade of cavalry were crossed, and then Meis immediately following, and the remainder of Glover's brigade coming after. About three hundred ydered, and it was feared that the remainder of Glover's brigade, not knowing what was ahead of them,w moments they were heard vigorously at work. Glover advanced the left of his brigade cautiously, k and by the time Merrill's line was abreast of Glover's right, Glover was occupying a parallel positGlover was occupying a parallel position, completing the line to the river. At this time the reserves, all the horses, and the ammunitharp rattle of musketry and the wild shouts of Glover's and Merrill's brigades, as they pushed the eront. Coming to the river-bank at this point, Glover's brigade was called off, utterly exhausted. [2 more...]
s and Stange's and Lovejoy's batteries, and those of the Fifth and Eleventh Ohio. Merrill's and Glover's brigades were massed behind the crossing at eight A. M. of the tenth, and the laying of the brgades of infantry, with two batteries, strongly posted. A sharp fight of two hours duration, of Glover's brigade on one road and Merrill's on another, leading into the main one, during which the Seco enough to warrant the belief that they were all in front of me, I ordered a vigorous advance of Glover's brigade, and when they became exhausted, within two miles of the city, threw Ritter's brigade,y Subsistence-served me faithfully throughout the day. The brigade commanders, especially Colonel Glover, of the Second brigade, and Ritter, of the reserve brigade, deserve honorable mention. ColoColonel Glover deserves, for his services throughout this campaign, promotion to the rank of a general officer. Lieutenant-Colonel Caldwell, whose untiring devotion and energy never flagged during the ni
Doc. 156.-battle of Bayou Metea, Ark. Report of Colonel Glover. headquarters Second brigade, cavalry division, Camp near Brownsville, Ark., Aug. 28. Lieutenant: I have the honor to report that on the twenty-sixth August, 1863, two regiments of my brigade, the First Iowa and Third Missouri cavalry volunteers, and one section each of Lovejoy's and Clarkson's batteries, were ordered on a reconnoissance, and to push the enemy as far as possible toward the Bayou Metea without bringing overy, and efficiency of my staff officers. Captains Freeman, Snelling, Lieutenants Haine and Johnson, who were exposed to the hottest of the fire and thickest of the danger, have my sincere thanks for their cordial support. Casualties, forty-three killed and wounded in my brigade proper. I have the honor to be, Respectfully your ob't servant, J. M. Glover, Colonel Commanding Second Brigade, Cavalry Division. Robert L. Freeman, Captain and A. A. A. Gen. Second Brgade Cavalry Division.