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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 149 1 Browse Search
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een relieved,) assisted by Generals Buford and Gregg and Col. Dufie, as subordinate commanders. Innd much anxiety was expressed to hear from General Gregg, whose column was considerably stronger thire in the rear. About the same time we heard Gregg's guns, and some prisoners taken from Robinsonrapidly. They were in a bad predicament — for Gregg was almost directly in their rear, Russell wasof the two columns were soon connected. General Gregg reported that his two brigades, under Kilpng heavily themselves. The artillery with General Gregg also suffered considerably, and the Sixth llent service, however. In the charges by General Gregg's column, a stand of colors and over one he. While a junction was being effected with Gregg's column on the left, Buford and Ames were pusford's division fell back to Beverly Ford, and Gregg's division to Rappahannock Ford, a mile and a vision is about one hundred and eighty, and in Gregg's about the same. The rebel prisoners report [2 more...]
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore), Casualties in the First New-Jersey cavalry. (search)
et received, of the movements and conduct of Gen. Gregg's command, with such scenes and incidents ocained from sources which I deem reliable. Gen. Gregg moved from Warrenton Junction on Monday, thefie, taking the advance, closely followed by Gen. Gregg's own division, the Third, and the infantry.spersing the balance of the force in front. Gen. Gregg, though sending frequently for this command,l to the right by Capt. J. W. Kester, Aid to Gen. Gregg. Just previous to this, and one mile from t station, a picket of two men was captured. Gen. Gregg, upon being satisfied by the working of the with a ball in the calf of his right leg. Gen. Gregg and staff advanced and ordered Col. Kilpatri the First Pennsylvania cavalry, attached to Gen. Gregg's staff, was captured, and his captors, whil line of skirmishers. The loss sustained by Gen. Gregg's command, so far as at present ascertained,f the Third cavalry division, commanded by General Gregg, left Warrenton Junction on the eighth ins[1 more...]
a mile or so further back on the Baltimore pike, for Gregg to take his cavalry force and guard against a dash dhe right, to strike the Baltimore pike in our rear. Gregg was instantly sent off to meet them, with orders merment was hurrying gleefully to execute the order. Gregg threw his force up a little brook that comes down bered. But their effort was not over, and fortunately Gregg understood it. Under cover of the woods, they moved in a direction parallel with the Baltimore pike; but Gregg was moving too, and when they started out toward theost opposite Two Taverns, late in the afternoon, but Gregg was still on the watch for them, and they at once an, was making its way toward Carlisle, having escaped Gregg's division, which was delayed in taking position on and occupying his attention. At the same time General Gregg was engaged with the enemy on our extreme right, prisoners. Previous to the retreat of the enemy, Gregg's division of cavalry had crossed at Harper's Ferry,
erry road as far as the river. At the crossing of Fourteen Mile Creek, both Mc-Clernand and Sherman had considerable skirmishing with the enemy to get possession of the crossing. McPherson met the enemy near Raymond two brigades strong, under Gregg and Walker, on the same day engaged him, and after several hours' hard fighting, drove him with heavy loss in killed, wounded, and prisoners. Many threw down their arms and deserted. My position at this time was with Sherman's corps, some sevrson. I, therefore, determined to make sure of that place, and leave no enemy in my rear. McPherson moved on the thirteenth to Clinton, destroyed the railroad and telegraph, and captured some important despatches from General Pemberton to General Gregg, who had commanded the day before in the battle of Raymond. Sherman moved to a parallel position on the Mississippi Springs and Jackson road; McClernand moved to a point near Raymond. The next day Sherman and McPherson moved their entire
l back several miles, and bivouacked for the night. The battle at Hunterstown. Thursday, July second, General Kilpatrick moved his whole command upon Hunterstown, and driving in the enemy's pickets, attacked the left flank of the army. General Gregg's command had the day before been fighting the enemy at Gettysburgh, and held the hill west of the town until driven from it by the artillerymen attached to the Eleventh corps--a position which cost many valuable lives to retake. The columed, while gallantly leading his men. This brigade was relieved by the one commanded by Colonel Devins. the right at Gettysburgh. But little has been said of the part taken by the cavalry on the right at Gettysburgh, Friday, July third. General Gregg's division, assisted by General Custer's brigade, of General Kilpatrick's division, rendered an important service here. The enemy seemed determined to capture our batteries and turn the flank. The movement was only prevented through the stu
interfered with his purposed raid, for we captured his plan and letters of instruction, which we have now at headquarters, Second brigade, Third cavalry division. General Buford was to cross Beverly Ford and attack the enemy in front, while General Gregg's and Colonel Duffie's divisions crossed at Kelly's Ford, and passing around his rear attacked him there. Your correspondent was with General Gregg's division. At sunrise we heard the cannonading. of Buford's command. At half-past 7 A. General Gregg's division. At sunrise we heard the cannonading. of Buford's command. At half-past 7 A. M., we commenced to cross; at ten, we nabbed the enemy's picket; at half-past 10, the Second brigade, Third division, commanded by Colonel Wyndham, struck his main body, and the play began. A section of artillery, supported by the First Maryland cavalry, was instantly thrown to the front and placed in position. As soon as his regiment was formed Major Russell, First Maryland cavalry, led his second squadron to the charge. He routed the enemy's advance, sent it flying over fields and roads, c
ie, Va. Aldie, Wednesday, June 17, 1863. The advance of General Gregg's cavalry command reached this place at about two o'clock this s the whole field was by three lines of guns. The meeting of General Gregg's command was entirely unexpected by the rebels. Stuart had arthe rebel lines with this news. During the engagement to-day General Gregg managed affairs in a manner reflecting the highest credit upon urgh, but that he would report the situation of our regiment to General Gregg. Returning, he said that General Gregg had gone to state the fGeneral Gregg had gone to state the facts to General Pleasanton, and directed me to remain at Aldie until he heard from General Pleasanton. I remained, but received no further ounder command of Colonel Kilpatrick, and the First Maine, of Colonel J. J. Gregg's brigade; and a portion of General Fitz-Hugh Lee's brigade,ning some advantage, when the First Maine regiment, Colonel onel J. J. Gregg's brigade for that purpose, came up to the contest, and by a des
ning, the troops under General Buford took a road to the right, leading to Unionville, while General Gregg moved up the main road direct toward Ashby's Gap, passing through Rector's Cross-Roads. Coloed by General Kilpatrick's bloody brigade, until the concentrated fire from a battery warned General Gregg that it was time to withdraw his men. The brigade of regulars which had been sent up as a su led several charges in person, the most dashing of all being the onset west of Upperville. Colonel Gregg, commanding the loft, discharged his duties promptly and like a brave man. General Gregg, coGeneral Gregg, commanding this division, and General Pleasanton, were near the front all day, carefully watching every movement. The former had a horse killed under him by a round shot. The conduct of Colonel Vince movement. General Buford, commanding the First division, followed up closely on the right, and Gregg, with his Second division, was close at their heels on the left. It was a running fight, and co
alker's corps, composed of Liddell's and Gist's divisions, the former commanding his own brigade, under Colonel D. C. Govan, and Walthall's brigade; and Gist commanding Ector's brigade, and another, under Colonel Wilson, took position on our right, with Cheatham's division in reserve. Stewart's division, composed of Clayton's, Bate's and Brown's brigades of Buckner's corps, formed the centre; and Bushrod Johnson's division, composed of his own brigade, under Colonel Fulton, and McNair's and Gregg's, with Hood's division, commanded by General Law, and Preston's and Breckinridge's division, formed on our left wing, under command of General Hood, General Longstreet not having come up. Our right wing was commanded by General Polk. It was contemplated by General Bragg to make a flank movement and turn the enemy's left, so as to get our forces between him and Chattanooga, and thus cut off his retreat, believing that the main force of the enemy was at Lee and Gordon's Mills, and upon whi
rom Two Taverns to Gettysburgh. Agreeably to the above instructions, my column was formed and moved out on the road designated, when a staff-officer of Brigadier-General Gregg, commanding Second division, ordered me to take my command and place it in position on the pike leading from York to Gettysburgh, which position formed thning the true condition of affairs on my front, and rightly conjecturing that the enemy was making his dispositions for vigorously attacking our position, Brigadier-General Gregg ordered me to remain in the position I then occupied. The enemy was soon after reported to be advancing on my front. The detachment of fifty men sent on fire of battery M, Second regular artillery. I at once ordered the First to charge, but learned at the same moment that similar orders had been given by Brigadier-General Gregg. As before stated, the First was formed in column of battalions. Upon receiving the order to charge, Colonel Town, placing himself at the head of his co
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