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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 8 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 15: siege of Fort Pickens.--Declaration of War.--the Virginia conspirators and, the proposed capture of Washington City. (search)
tenant, Jeremiah H. Gilman. non-commissioned officers.-- First Sergeant, Alexander Jamieson; Corporals, David H. Boyd, Patrick Mangan, James P. Caldwell, and Benjamin Webster; Fifer, Thomas Smith; Drummer, William Sheppard; Artificers, Frederick Bickel and Simeon Webster; Ordnance Sergeants, Robert Granger, Elias H. Broady, and John Flynn. Privates.--John Bainfield, Michael Burns, John H. Boyer, Francis Bohnert, Joseph Clancy, John Cannon, Jacob C. Deckert, James Dolan, James Foley, Lewis Holmes, Thomas Honlahan, Edward L. Hastings, John Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Martin King, John Kerns, Owen McGair, Jackson McLeod, Thomas Manning, Thomas McGuire, James Matthews, John Mealey, Theodore Meeker, John Miller, Michael Morris, Patrick Mulligan, Michael Murphy, Michael Murray, William Nelson, Patrick Norton, James O'Brien, Frederick O'Donnell, Bartholomew O'Neil, John J. Reilly, Thomas B. Shaw, David Summers, Patrick Travers, and Francis Winters. The whole number of officers and men w
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 25: the battle of Bull's Run, (search)
me time. The orders for an advance and attack by McDowell and Beauregard were dated on the same day. July 20, 1861. The latter ordered the brigades of Ewell and Holmes to cross Bull's Run at Union Mill Ford, to be ready to support the attack on Centreville. The brigades of Jones and Longstreet were directed to cross at McLean'slry, of the Army of the Shenandoah, and two companies of Radford's cavalry, were in reserve not far from Mitchell's Ford. Near them was a small brigade under General Holmes, and some cavalry. Beauregard's Report, August 26, 1861. The three divisions of the National army moved from Centreville in the bright moonlight at the. Johnston and Beauregard, alarmed by the heavy firing, and by intelligence that reached them of the strength and movements of the Nationals, sent orders for Generals Holmes, Early, and Ewell to move with their troops with all possible speed in the direction of the sound of the battle, and for Bonham to send forward two regiments
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 13: Plymouth County. (search)
uilts, pillow-cases, sheets, drawers, handkerchiefs, shirts, lint, bandages, and money. They were distributed to the soldiers through the agency of the Christian and Sanitary Commissions. Bridgewater Incorporated June 3, 1656. Population in 1860, 3,761; in 1865, 4,196. Valuation in 1860, $1,878,831; in 1865, $1,992,756. The selectmen in 1861 and all through the war were Van R. Swift, Spencer Leonard, Elbridge Keith. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during the same period was Lewis Holmes. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to consider matters relating to the war was held on the 29th of April, at which it was voted to hold in reserve fourteen hundred dollars appropriated at a previous meeting for the improvement of highways; that the selectmen request the county commissioners not to lay out any new road in the county until such time as we shall be able to see with reasonable certainty to what extent we shall be obliged to exert ourselves for the defence of the country.
Lieut. Slemmer, was a mistake.--The Slemmer was Mrs. Lieutenant, and not the officer himself. The following is the list of passengers who went from the Warrington Navy-Yard on the Supply: Mrs. Lieut. Slemmer, U. S. A., servant and child; Mrs. J. H. Gilman, U. S. A., servant and child; John Irwin, Lieutenant U. S. A., lady and two children; Mrs. Samuel; Robert Dixon, U. S. N., lady and two children; Jas. Cooper, U. S. N., lady and four children; Miss Cooper; Robert Hunter, U. S. N.; Lewis Holmes, U. S. N.; John Milan, lady and child; Wm. C. Knowles, John Tyler, Spencer Clarke; also, John J. Flarety, Dan'l. E. Jameson, John Gallagher, Wm. J. Lodge, J. W. Barker, T. Massey, employees of the Warrington Navy-Yard; also, nine invalids from Naval Hospital, Warrington; twenty-seven ordinary men from do. do., and thirty-four marines from the Marine Barracks. The above were released on parole and taken off under a flag of truce. The wives and children of the command at Fort Pickens