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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 8, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 1 1 Browse Search
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to me, in part to a series of blunders, which had resulted from the fact that there were two persons in the army of the same name and rank, but mainly to those who failed to transmit the order in proper time. April, 29 Our large tents have been taken away, and shelter tents substituted. This evening, when the boys crawled into the latter, they gave utterance, good-humoredly, to every variety of howl, bark, snap, whine, and growl of which the dog is supposed to be capable. Colonel George Humphreys, Eighty-eighth Indiana, whom I supposed to be a full-blooded Hoosier, tells me he is a Scotchman, and was born in Ayrshire, in the same house in which Robert Burns had birth. His grandfather, James Humphreys, was the neighbor and companion of the poet. It was of him he wrote this epitaph, at an ale-house, in the way of pleasantry: Below these stanes lie Jamie's banes. O! Death, in my opinion, You ne'er took sic a blither'n bitch Into thy dark dominion. April, 30 This
ies of Guenther and Loomis to shell the woods with six rounds per gun, fired as rapidly as possible. This was very handsomely done, and ended just at dark, when the Third Ohio, Lieutenant-Colonel O. H. Lawson, and Eighty-eighth Indiana, Colonel George Humphreys, both under command of the brigade commander, Colonel John Beatty, moved promptly up to the woods. When near the woods they received a heavy fire from the enemy, but returned it vigorously and gallantly and pressed forward. On reaching I would not permit him to go on the field. Lieutenant Hartman, Seventy-ninth Pennsylvania volunteer infantry, a member of my staff, was ill with fever, and unable to leave his bed. It should be mentioned that the Eighty-eighth Indiana, Colonel Humphreys, being placed at one of the fords on Stone River where our forces were temporarily driven back, very opportunely rallied the stragglers, and promptly crossed the river and drove the enemy back. In this he was aided by the stragglers, who r
The Daily Dispatch: March 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Reception of Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural. (search)
rgetown, and Brookfield, in Madison county, each elect Republican Supervisors. Oswego,N. Y.,March 6.-- At the charter election to-day, Hon. Henry Fitzhugh, Republican, was elected Mayor by 351 majority. All the Republican and city ward officers were elected, except the Overseer for the Poor.--The majorities show a Republican gain since last fall. Auburn,N. Y.,March 6.-- The charter election in this city yesterday, resulted in the success of the entire Republican city ticket.--George Humphreys, Republican candidate for Mayor, has a majority of 508. This is the largest Republican majority ever given in Auburn. Lockport,N. Y.,March 6. --The charter election, which took place in this village yesterday, resulted in the election of the entire Republican ticket. Republican Trustees were elected by an average majority of 120. Utiga,N. Y.,March 6.--In this county, Oneida, thirteen Democratic and thirteen Republican Supervisors were elected. Norwich, N. Y.,March 6.--