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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
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arl, James McDonald, Samuel Graham. Slightly wounded — Henry Hunter, Lawson Matthews, Moreus D. Matthews, Rumsey Smith. Co. B, Captain Smith Commanding. Killed — Austin Stinson, Ralph Morris, Burrel Ford. Wounded — Sylvester White, Wm. Burdell. Co. C, Capt. Beckham Commanding. Killed — Sam. B. Ford. Badly wounded — Barney Brackett. Wounded slightly — W. J. Mahony Davidson, Willoughby. Co. D, Lieut. Taylor Commanding. Wounded — Thos. Baine, Joseph W. Coleman, William Baize, Charles H. Hooker. Missing — Joseph Stewart. Co. E, Capt. Gane Commanding. Wounded — John O. Patterson, Louis Morris. Co. F, Capt. Bennett Commanding. Wounded--Sergeants T. A. Bennett, Geo. Bunger, private Virgil Bennett. Co. H, Capt Little Commanding. Wounded — Alex. Blandefor, John W. Cobb. Missing — Terrence Davidson, J. W. Landefer. Co. I, Capt. Vaughn Commanding. Wounded--Sergeant J. Jennings, Lewis Condor, John Hicks, Robt. Wood, Jos. R. Payne, Oliver H. Walcott, Isaac
on to test the matter by shelling the battery, when the Commodore gave him permission to do so at long range — not without reason — apprehending some diabolical trick. This was done. Shell after shell was thrown into the Point. Soldiers of General Hooker's division, who were at Stump Neck, where they could see every thing, declare that it was the prettiest thing in the way of firing that they had ever seen. Shot after shot went right into the battery; but, as it turned out, the enemy had vam from the Anacostia had landed at Shipping Point, the gunboat arrived opposite the Point, and sent a boat on shore with some spikes; but it does not appear that many of them were necessary. On Monday morning the Commodore, at the request of Gen. Hooker, towed over some canalboats, containing two regiments, one from New-Jersey, and the other from Massachusetts. They landed at Cockpit Point and Shipping Point, when skirmishers were thrown out, penetrating several miles into the country. In t
ugh great excitement prevailed in Washington. An excitement increased throughout Monday by the sight of Long Bridge, crowded from sunrise to sunset with the, ceaseless stream of reserve, regular artillery, and cavalry pouring over into the Old Dominion. An army is like a snake; its head cannot move without dragging body and tail after it, and by this movement of the rear, all experts knew that the van, like John Brown's ghost, was a-marching on. An excitement intensified by the belief that Hooker, after occupying the Cockpit Point batteries, was throwing his whole division over the Potomac, below the Occoquan; by the meeting and departure of all McClellan's staff; by the hundred other symptoms which proved the arrival of a moment long hoped for, looked for, or demanded by the variously interested parties of the North. It was five o'clock in the afternoon yesterday before I found myself in the gradually slowing current, of which you here have so faint an idea. Uncertain how much o