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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
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Missouri Union Volunteers. Colonel, C. E. Salomon; Lieutenant-Colonel, C. D. Wolff. (As Colonel Salomon was in command at Springfield at last advices, doubtless the battalion was under the charge of Lieutenant-Colonel Wolff, who has since been reported killed.) Company A--Capt. N. Cole; Company B--Capt. L. G. Gottschalk; Company C-Capt. J. Nemett; Company D-Capt. C. Mehl; Company E-Capt. Richardson; Company F--Capt. Arnaud, M. D.; Company G--Capt. C. E. Stark, M. D.; Company H--Capt. W. J. Hawkins; Company I--Capt. C. Meisner; Company K--Capt. S. Flagg. The balance of the men was composed of regulars, a small body of which bad joined the command previous to the departure from Springfield. New York world's narrative. St. Louis, July 10. Lieut. Tosk, of Col. Siegel's artillery, a veteran soldier, who has seen active service in the Hungarian war, and in the Crimea, arrived here with despatches for Col. Harding, at the arsenal. He was in the engagement at Carthage, a
Doc. 70 1/2-skirmish at Newport News, Va., July 5, 1861. Fortress Monroe, Sunday, July 7. On Thursday evening Capt. Hammel, of Hawkins's Zouaves, having suspicions of the presence of a scouting party of rebels not more than three miles from Newport News, volunteered, with a company of twenty-five men, to ascertain the fact. The offer was accepted by Col. Phelps, and at dark the party set out. When two miles from camp they halted, and one of the officers walked on a few rods to a spot where, for several weeks, has lain the top of a broken carriage by the side of the road. In this the officer sat down to rest. A few moments afterward Capt. Hammel's party, still halting, were alarmed at the sound of four shots in the direction the officer had taken. They sprang to their arms and hastened forward. While the officer had been resting in the carriage two horsemen had fired upon him, he returning their fire with two shots from his revolver, when the horsemen caught a glimpse