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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 88 2 Browse Search
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, consisting of Mr. Wilson, of Massachusetts, Mr. King of New-York, Mr. Baker, of Oregon, Mr. Lane, to the Senate. Mr. Fessenden moved to amend Mr. King's amendment providing for the reduction of th. Mr. Foster, of Connecticut, was opposed to Mr. King's amendment. It is assuming what we have notment was agreed to. The question recurring on Mr. King's amendment as amended, Mr. Wilson said, he wing's amendment as amended, it was rejected. Mr. King remarked that his second amendment was only amoved a reconsideration of the vote rejecting Mr. King's amendments, as he wanted to record his namethe permanent increase of the standing army. Mr. King hoped they would be unanimously reconsidered,r would vote for it, and yielded the floor to Mr. King, who moved to go into executive session. The The bill was further amended, on motion of Mr. King, in obedience to the instructions of the Milil, Mr. Rice, and Mr. Carlisle, and opposed by Mr. King, Mr. Wilson, and Mr. Lane, of Kansas, and agr[29 more...]
soon driven across the river, having been on this side little over twenty-four hours. I followed the enemy in the direction of Banks's Ford, with two regiments, Eighth and Ninth Alabama, of my brigade, supported by Kershaw's brigade; this advance being made about half past 9 P. M. Above and near Banks's Ford thirteen officers and one hundred and fifty men were taken prisoners. Among the officers, one Lieutenant-Colonel, one Major, and two Captains. No loss on our side in this affair. Captains King and May, Ninth Alabama, were distinguished for their activity and gallantry, having captured these prisoners with their two companies. Manly's battery rendered valuable services in shelling the retreating enemy near Banks's Ford; twenty of the enemy were wounded by this shelling and fell into our hands the next day, and many were killed. The morning of the fifth instant the brigade moved in the direction of Chancellorsville, in common with the other brigades of the division, and bivo
gallantry. I tender my thanks to the following members of my staff for their gallantry and good conduct, viz.,: Colonel King, Majors Burford, Jenkins, Hume, and Hill; Captains Turner, Powell, Wade, Flush, and Kennedy, and Lieutenants Pointer, some few hundred yards distant from the enemy's position. This order was gallantly extended under a heavy fire, by Captain M. P. King, my Assistant Adjutant-General. Our lines being re-established, we remained in position until about four o'clock Pnds, and acknowledge my indebtedness to them for judicious and efficient support. To Major B. B. Smith, Inspector, Captain M. P. King, Assistant Adjutant-General, Lieutenant L. M. Butler, and J. C. Habersham, Aid-de-Camp, of my staff, I am under greed probably three or four hundred. The position stormed was held by a brigade of United States regulars, under Brigadier-General King. The enemy's dead and wounded marked the track of the brigade. Many hundreds of small arms were found upon the
under command of Acting Brigadier-General Armstrong. The artillery was apportioned as follows, with Maury's division: Hoxton's battery, Lieutenant Tobin commanding; Bledsoe's battery; McNally's battery, Lieutenant Moore commanding; Lucas' battery, and Sengstack's battery; Hoxton's and Brown's battery; Sengstack's batteries were held as reserves, under command of Lieutenant Burnett, acting Chief of Artillery of the division. With Hebert's division were Wade's, Landis', Guibo's, Dawson's, and King's. The cavalry force, under General Armstrong, reported to the Major-General commanding the combined forces, and afterwards acted under orders direct from him. On the morning of the thirtieth ultimo we took up the line of march in the direction of Pocahontas, which place we reached on the first instant, and from which we moved upon the enemy at Corinth, bivouacking on the night of the second instant at a point nearly opposite to Chewalla — having left one regiment of infantry and a section