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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
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mer. An attempt was made to intimidate our people by mounting a piece of stove-pipe on a chair, to represent a forecastle gun, and a log of wood on a camp-stool for a stern gun, but this device of the enemy failed in its object; and Acting Ensign Marcellus Jackson boarded the steamer, from which every body had made their escape to the shore. She proved to be a side-wheel steamer, painted lead-color, with black smoke-stack, two masts, and a walking-beam engine. Neither cargo, personal effectse water was found running rapidly into the engine-room. None of our people were competent to stop the leak or work the engine. The channel was exceedingly intricate and narrow, and night was rapidly coming on. Under these circumstances, Acting Ensign Jackson set fire to the vessel, agreeably to orders from Acting Master Ashbury, and in returning to the Fox, pulled up all the stakes by which the channel was marked out, for about a mile and a half. Again, on December twenty-fourth, a vessel
ery with ropes across Craig's Creek seven times in twenty-four hours. On my return, I found six separate commands under Generals Early, Jones, Fitz Lee, Imnboden, Jackson, Echols, and McCouslin, arranged in a line extending from Staunton to Newport, upon all the available roads, to prevent my return. I captured a despatch from General Jones to General Early, giving me the position and that of Jackson at Clifton Forge, and Covington was selected to carry. I marched from the front of Jones to that of Jackson at night. His outposts were pressed in at a gallop by the Eighth Virginia mounted infantry, and the two bridges across Jackson's River were saved, alJackson at night. His outposts were pressed in at a gallop by the Eighth Virginia mounted infantry, and the two bridges across Jackson's River were saved, although fagots had been piled ready to ignite. My column, about four miles along, hastened across, regardless of the enemy, until all but my ambulances, a few wagons, and one regiment had passed, when a strong effort was made to retake the first bridge, in which they did not succeed. The ambulances and some sick men were lost,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, I. List of officers from Massachusetts in United States Navy, 1861 to 1865. (search)
ridge; W. G. Anderson.No. Atlantic; W. Gulf.Dec. 8, 1866.Hon. discharged.Actg. Ensign. Oct. 6, 1864.Actg. Ensign. Jackson, Andrew, Credit, Roxbury.Mass.Mass.Mass.Oct. 4, 1861.Actg. Master's Mate.Florida; Catskill; Massachusetts; Constellation.No. Atlantic; So. Atlantic : Supply Steamer; Recg. Ship.Dec. 6, 1867.Hon. discharged.Actg. Ensign. June 24, 1862.Actg. Ensign. Jackson, Lothrop,Mass.Mass.Mass.Mar. 3, 1865.Actg. Master's Mate.Charlotte.West Gulf.—--,‘67.Deserted.Mate. Jackson, Marcellus, See enlistment, June 6, 1861. Credit, Boston. Credit, Roxbury.Mass.Mass.Mass.Oct. 9, 1862.Actg. Master's Mate.Dale.East Gulf.Nov. 8, 1865.Hon. discharged.Actg. Ensign. Dec. 17, 1863.Actg. Ensign. Jacobs, Benjamin F., Credit, Roxbury.Mass.Mass.Mass.Mar. 21, 1862.Actg. Master's Mate.Housatonic.South Atlantic.May 26, 1864.Resigned.Actg. Master's Mate. Jacobson, Frederick D.,Denmark.Mass.Mass.Apr. 25, 1864.Actg. Ensign.Quaker City.West Gulf.July 19, 1865.Hon. discharged.Actg. E
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
, C. H., 424 Ingraham, J. A., 80 Ingraham, Timothy, 185, 218, 300, 424, 535 Ingraham, Timothy, Jr., 300 Ingraham, W. M., 300 Ingram, Ezra, 571 Inman, James, 300 Inman, W. R., 582 Irving, P. H., 80 Irwin, C. S., 672 Isbell, J. D., 300 Iverson, A. J., 80 Ives, R. O., 301 J. Jackman, G. W., Jr., 574 Jackson, Albert, 301 Jackson, Andrew, 80 Jackson, C. A., 301 Jackson, C. S., 383 Jackson, E. P., 301 Jackson, G. E., 301 Jackson, H. W., 673 Jackson, Lothrop, 80 Jackson, Marcellus, 80 Jackson, N. J., 185, 424, 470, 535 Jackson, P. T., 583 Jackson, P. T., Jr., 301 Jackson, Susan M., 582 Jackson, W. H., 301 Jackson, W. T., 582 Jackson, William, 394 Jacobs, B. F., 80 Jacobs, G. P., 424, 535 Jacobson, F. D., 80 James, E. S., 572 James, G. W., 301 James, Henry, 80 James, Horace, 394, 424, 607 James, Lyman, 301 James, Robertson, 301, 535 Jameson, E. O., 605 Jameson, H. C., 490 Jameson, R. E., 384 Jameson, T. C., 470 Jameson, W. H., 424, 535 Jan