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apid movement down the old Richmond road,and you will send out at once a division at least, to pass below Smithfield, to seize, if possible, the heights near Captain Hamilton's, on this side of the Massaponax, taking care to keep it well supported and its. line of retreat open. He has ordered another column, of a division or morewith the telegraph road, where they will divide, with a view to seizing the heights on both of those roads. Holding those two heights, with the heights near Captain Hamilton's, will, he hopes, compel the enemy to evacuate the whole ridge between these points. I make these moves by columns, distant from each other, with a view of The above orders were prepared in accordance with these views. It will be seen that General Franklin was directed to seize, if possible, the heights near Captain Hamilton's, and to send at once a column of attack for that purpose, composed of a division at least, in the lead, well supported, and to keep his whole command in re
aches. There are also two twelve-pounders, brass, and three six-pounders playing over the breastwork; rifle-pits on bank below fort, two hundred yards long; five field-pieces artillery in Hamilton — Graham's battery; three companies, Pales' battalion, garrison the fort. At Butler's Bridge, two miles from the fort, are intrenchments, with a place for one gun. Camp of Seventeenth regiment (eleven hundred strong), near the fort, and the camp of the Fifty-sixth regiment about one mile from Hamilton, from fort, and from Butler's Bridge. At Whitney's Bridge (river road) the bridge is destroyed, road barricaded, and a breastwork one hundred yards above. Five thousand men at Garrysburg; five hundred men at Edwards' Ferry, guarding the iron-clad battery and ironclad in course of construction. These recent dispositions have resulted from your late raids, and will make it a matter of some difficulty to destroy the iron-clad at Edwards' Ferry. For this enterprise, from eight hundred
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 36. General Rousseau's expedition. (search)
and was divided into two brigades — the First commanded by Colonel T. J. Harrison, Eighth Indiana; and the Second by Colonel Hamilton, Ninth Ohio, composed as follows: First Brigade.--Eighth Indiana cavalry, Lieutenant-Colonel Jones; Eighth Iowa con of the brigades. The Ninth Ohio being without a field officer, and having an inadequate number of line officers, Colonel Hamilton took command of his regiment, which was placed in the First brigade, while the Fifth Iowa, Fourth Tennessee, and theoyed several miles of the road. In the morning the command was divided into four detachments to continue the work. Colonel Hamilton, of the Ninth Ohio, with his regiment and a part of the Fourth Tennessee, moved toward Atlanta, destroying the track back, the track having in the meantime been destroyed several miles below Notasulga. Returning through Loackepoka, Colonel Hamilton's command was overtaken between Auburn and Opelika, and the whole division bivouacked for the night. July 19th.--
Doc. 48. operations in Arkansas. Report of Major-General Steele. headquarters Department of Arkansas, &C., little Rock, Arkansas, August 15, 1864. Record of military operations in the Department of Arkansas for the month of July, 1864: Fourth. A party of fifty-five men of the Third Arkansas cavalry volunteers from Lewisburg, under command of Captain Hamilton of that regiment, made a raid into Searcy, Arkansas, and killed seven rebels, wounded four, and captured one captain, two lieutenants, and fifty-three men, who were organized for General Shelby's command. They also captured twelve horses and mules, fifteen stand of arms, and one stand of colors. Sixth. Lieutenant Mason, Third Arkansas cavalry, returned to Lewisburg from a scout to Norristown, having captured three deserters, and destroyed five flats and skiffs. Tenth. A scouting party, consisting of one lieutenant and twenty men, of the Tenth Illinois cavalry volunteers, ran into a small party of Confedera
nd Martin Brooks Brown C. H. Atwood Brown Fred. Rearick Cass Allen J. Hill Cass David Epler Cass James A. Dick Cass Saml. Christey Cass T. J. Clark Champaigne Jas. Morrow Champaigne H. M. Vandeveer Christian J. H. Clark Christian S. S. Whitehed Clark H. H. Peyton Clark Phillip Dougherty Clark A. M. Christian Clay Stephen B. Moore Coles D. Wickersham Cook G. S. Kimberly Cook S. Corning Judd Fulton Charles Sweeney Fulton L. Walker Hamilton M. Couchman Hancock M. M. Morrow Hancock J. M. Finch Hancock Dennis Smith Hancock J. S. Rainsdell Henderson A. Johnson Henderson Ira R. Wills Henry Chas. Durham Henry Morrison Francis Henry J. B. Carpenter Henry J. Osborn Jackson G. W. Jeffries Jasper G. H. Varnell Jefferson Wm. Dodds Jefferson J. M. Pace Jefferson James Sample Jersey O. W. Powell Jersey M. Y. Johnson Jo. Daviess David Sheen Jo. Daviess M. Simmons Jo. Daviess Lo
does, which exploded simultaneously, resulting in the complete destruction of the vessel. She was literally blown to atoms. The following are the names of the lost: C. L. Bell, Assistant Engineer; William Harding, Thomas Johnson, A. Brown, Stephen Wilkins. The following is a list of the saved: Captain Gaskill, commander of the vessel; Mr. Gaskill, Mate; D. H. Pettingill, Chief-Engineer; Captain J. R. Smith, Thomas Collins, William Morris, Robert Spagg, J. Smith, Frank Collins, Fred. Hamilton, Richard Whittaker, Henry Coldback, D. Jenkins, Jacob Norcott, Jos. Home, A. Brown, Jr., and twenty soldiers of the Third U. S. colored regiment. Of the saved nearly all are more or less injured. Captain Swift states that he was thrown in the air a distance of twenty feet. The Harriet A. Weed was used more as a picket-boat than a transport. She carried two guns, both of which were exploded by the concussion. On the same day that the disaster occurred, the river was dragged, and n