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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 13. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 17 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 15 1 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 8 2 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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ark, and John Devereaux behaved courageously. Gunner Wm. Parker and Boatswain Hallowell Dickinson merit mention for their good conduct. I leave it to Chief-Engineer W. H. Hunt to speak of the officers and men under his immediate supervision, but must speak of him personally in this report. He was cool and collected during the ering the nature of damages, and making the requisite provision for working the engines with the remaining boiler. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Wm. H. Hunt, Chief-Engineer. Lieutenant Chas. L. Huntington, Commanding U. S. S. Oneida. U. S. S. S. Oneida, Mobile Bay, August 6, 1864. sir: The following is a reportanasery, coal-heaver, scalded; William New-land, ordinary seaman, flesh-wound; John Preston, landsman, eyes; Charles Matthews, landsman. Wounded slightly — William H. Hunt, Chief-Engineer, scalded; George A. Ebbets, Captain's Clerk, contusion; William P. Treadwell, Paymaster's Clerk, scalded; Peter McKeloye, second-class fireman
would surround the foot of the mountain, and if he remained there until morning he would be lost. So he determined to run the gauntlet at once, and commenced to descend. As he neared the foot, leading his horse, he came almost in personal contact with a picket. His first impulse was to kill him, but finding him asleep, he determined to let him sleep on. He made his way to the house of a Union man that he knew lived near there, and went up and passed himself off as Captain Quartermaster of Hunt's regiment, who was on his way to Athens, Tenn., to procure supplies of sugar and coffee for the Union people of the country. The lady, who appeared to be asleep while this interview was taking place with her husband, at the mention of sugar and coffee, jumped out of bed in her night-clothes, and said: Thank God for that; for we an't seen any rale coffee up here for God knows how long! She was so delighted at the prospect, that she made up a fire and cooked them a good supper. Supper being
this on account of other duties. Yielding, however, to the prolonged solicitations of Sickles, General Meade desired General Hunt, Chief of Artillery, to accompany Sickles and report the result of their reconnaissance. Hunt concurred with Sickles Hunt concurred with Sickles as to the line to be occupied — the advance line from the left of the Second corps to the Roundtop Hill — but he declined to give any orders until he had reported to General Meade, remarking, however, that he (General Sickles) would doubtless receivell need more artillery, added Sickles. Send for all you want, replied Meade, to the artillery reserve. I will direct General Hunt to send you all you ask for. The conference was then abruptly terminated by a heavy shower of shells, probably directthe repeated warnings of that sagacious officer, General Sickles, as well as the report of his own Chief of Artillery, General Hunt, who concurred in all the suggestions of the commander of the Third corps. Without meaning to do injustice to General