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Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), IV. Cold Harbor (search)
arly useless; our experience is, they have no native courage to compare with Americans. Then they do not understand a word that is said to them — these new ones. So it has proved with the Massachusetts 20th (which has a perfection of discipline not at all the rule). Under the severe eyes of their officers the German recruits have done tolerably in simple line, mixed with the old men; but they produced confusion at the Wilderness, by their ignorance of the language; and, only the other day, Patten told me he could not do a thing with them on the skirmish line, because they could not understand. By the Lord! I wish these gentlemen who would overwhelm us with Germans, negroes, and the offscourings of great cities, could only see — only see--a Rebel regiment, in all their rags and squalor. If they had eyes they would know that these men are like wolf-hounds, and not to be beaten by turnspits. Look at our Dutch heavy artillery: we no more think of trusting them than so many babies. S
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), Index (search)
nna, 122, 126. O'Connor, W. Ulick, Viscount Castle-Cuffe, 49. Officers, good quality, 11; promotion, 78; qualities of good, 121, 266; bearing of Rebel, 152. Ord, Edward Otho Cresap, 200, 233, 266, 320, 335, 357. Ordinary, in Virginia, 119. Otto, William Tod, 212. Ovens, Dutch, 351. Palfrey, Francis Winthrop, 65. Parke, John Grubb, 233, 234, 236, 323, 334; described, 213; engineer, 246. Parker, Isaac Brown, 288. Parker, Theodore, 260. Patrick, Marsena Rudolph, 74. Patten, Henry Lyman, 208. Pease, Charles Elliott, 358. Peeble house, 235, 254, 321. Peel, Cecil Lennox, captain, 49. Pell, Duncan Archibald, 212, 312, 319. Pemberton, John Clifford, 102. Perkins house, 328. Perkinson, —, 347. Petersburg, manoeuvres about, 160; mine, 195, 310, 341; taken, 333, 339. Phillips, Charles Appleton, 169. Picket line, described, 301. Piney Branch church, 104. Platt, Edward Russell, 123. Pleasonton, Alfred, 75, 79, 80; Lyman with, 14; for command, 60. Pleasan
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1858. (search)
lectual and moral sympathies; among these were Patten and Spurr, who served with him, the one in ther. On the 18th of that month Lowell writes to Patten: Hitherto our life has been like a perpetual pich misfortune inspired in an earnest people. Patten and Ropes, two of our best, went into the Twene for all who could to fall in, he insisted on Patten's leaving him. Patten asked if he had no messaPatten asked if he had no messages for home. I have written them all, he said; tell them how it was, Pat. The officers of his reg found with them a soldier's grave. Henry Lyman Patten. Second Lieutenant 20th Mass. Vols.eived at deep Bottom, Va., August 17. Henry Lyman Patten, of the Twentieth Massachusetts Voluntee . . Love to all, and cheery hearts. Henry L. Patten. In May, 1864, commenced the grand fid skill of a good line officer. It was Captain H. L. Patten, commanding the Twentieth Massachusetts lying on my back. Very truly yours, Henry L. Patten. On the same day he wrote home that h
obile, Mar. 20 to Apr. 12, 1865; in the siege and capture of Spanish Fort, Mar. 27 to Apr. 8, 1865. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, Colonel and Brig. General, U. S. Army, Mar. 26, 1865. At the storming of Blakely, Apr. 9, 1865, in engineer operations on the Tombigbee River and the defences of Mobile Harbor, Ala., Apr., 1865, and in reconstructing the San Antonio and Mexican Gulf Railroad, Texas, May to Aug., 1865. On leave of absence, Oct. 5, 1865, to May 1, 1866. Resigned, May 1, 1866. Patten, Henry Lyman. Born at Kingston, N. H., Apr. 4, 1836. Second Lieutenant, 20th Mass. Infantry, Nov. 25, 1861. In camp at Poolesville, Md., through winter of 1861-62; in Shenandoah Valley campaign in Mar.; Peninsular campaign, Seven Days battles, Va. Engaged at Chantilly, South Mountain and Antietam. Wounded at Nelson's Farm, June 30, 1862. First Lieutenant, Aug. 1, 1862. Present at the battle of Fredericksburg; wounded twice at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863. In command at the battle of Spotsylvani
at the battle of Spotsylvania. Parker, Francis Jewett. Major, 1st Battalion Mass. Infantry, stationed at Fort Warren, Mass., afterwards 32d Mass. Infantry, Dec. 2, 1861. Discharged, May 22, 1862. Lieut. Colonel, 32d Mass. Infantry, May 25, 1862. Colonel, Aug. 6, 1862. Resigned, Dec. 27, 1862. Parsons, Joseph Bailey. Captain, 10th Mass. Infantry, June 21, 1861. Lieut. Colonel, July 15, 1862. Mustered out, July 1, 1864. Brevet Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Patten, Henry Lyman. See General Officers. Peabody, Oliver White. Captain, 45th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Sept. 26, 1862. Lieut. Colonel, Oct. 8, 1862; mustered, Oct. 13, 1862. Mustered out, July 7, 1863. Peach, Benjamin Franklin, Jr. First Sergeant, 8th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Apr. 16, 1861; mustered, Apr. 30, 1861. Mustered out, Aug. 1, 1861. First Lieutenant, Adjutant, 8th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Nov. 7, 1862. Mustered out,
discharged at his own request, Aug. 13, 1870. Parsons, Foster E. Born in Massachusetts. Private, Sergeant, Commissary Sergeant and Sergeant Major, 2d Battalion, 13th U. S. Infantry, Nov. 28, 1863, to May 24, 1866. Second Lieutenant and First Lieutenant, Dec. 6, 1865. Transferred to 31st U. S. Infantry, Sept. 21, 1866. Regimental Quartermaster, Mar. 31, 1867, to May 15, 1869. Transferred to 22d Infantry, May 15, 1869. Honorably discharged at his own request, Dec. 19, 1870. Patten, Henry Lyman. See General Officers. Pearsons, William Barron Chapin. Born in Vermont. Appointed from Massachusetts. Major, Additional Paymaster, U. S. Volunteers, May 28, 1864. Mustered out, Nov. 1, 1865. Pease, Roger Williams. Born in Massachusetts. Major, Surgeon, 12th N. Y. Infantry, May 7, 1861. Resigned, Aug. 28, 1861. Major, Surgeon, 10th N. Y. Cavalry, Nov. 20, 1861. First Lieutenant, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 2, 1863. Major, Surgeon, Mar. 30, 1864. B
une 27, 1862. G. O. 71, Aug. 31, 1866. Parsons, Lieut. Colonel J. B., of the 10th Mass. Infantry, to be Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for meritorious services during the war, to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 65, June 22, 1867. Patten, Henry Lyman, late Major of the 20th Mass. Infantry, to be Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for conspicuous gallantry and good conduct at the battle of Gettysburg, Pa., July 2, 1863, to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 91, Oct. 9, 1867. Patten, Brevet Lieut. Colonel Henry Lyman, U. S. Volunteers, and late Major of the 20th Mass. Infantry, to be Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for gallantry and good conduct at the battle of the Wilderness, Va., to date from Mar. 13, 1865. . 0. 91, Oct. 9, 1867. —--Brevet Colonel Henry Lyman, U. S. Volunteers, and late Major of the 20th Mass. Infantry, to be Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for gallantry and good conduct at the battle of Deep Bottom, Va., Aug. 17,
risoners at Richmond, 1861; condition reported in letter to Col. A. G. Browne, Jr. Boston Evening Journal, Jan. 6, 1862, p. 4, col. 6. —--– Col. Geo. N. Macy wounded in the Wilderness, Va. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 1, p. 650. — – In Sumner's right grand division. Gen. Darius N. Couch. Century, vol. 32, p. 626. — – Losses of. Wm. F. Fox. Century, vol. 36, p. 93. — – Military life and death of Gen. F. W. Palfrey. N. Y. Nation, vol. 49, p. 479. — – Obituary notice of Maj. Henry Lyman Patten. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 2, p. 75. — – Record and character of Maj. Henry L. Abbott. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 1, p. 650. — – Restored right to carry colors, 1864. Army and Navy Journal, vol. 2, p. 373. — – Two deserters shot and one reprieved; sketch of their career; from N. Y. Herald. Boston Evening Journal, Sept. 1, 1863, p. 2, col. 2. — – Wife of an imprisoned soldier misunderstands the term exchange, and objects to taking a rebel h
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
s, J. M., 3d Mass. H. A., 330 Parsons, J. R., 330, 475 Parsons, John W., 475 Parsons, John William, 387 Parsons, Oscar, 330 Parsons, T. W., 695 Parsons, Theophilus, 583, 597 Parsons, W. B., 112 Parsons, William B., 475 Parton, James, 608, 695 Partridge, B. F., 331 Partridge, Clark, 583 Partridge, D. A., 331 Partridge, E. W., 112 Partridge, F. W., 114 Partridge, J. N., 331 Passage, John, 331 Patch, Samuel, 331 Patrick, F. M., 331 Patrick, S. L., 475 Pattee, W. H., 331 Patten, H. L., 191, 224, 436, 547, 695 Patten, O. E., 114 Patten, T. H., 331 Patterson, W. C., 395 Patterson, W. J., 114 Pattison, E. W., 331 Paul, I. D., 331 Paul, W. M., 162 Paull, C. H., 331 Paulus, Paul, 331 Payne, J. T., 387, 475, 493 Payson, Charles, 331, 548 Peabody, A. P., 696 Peabody, Alfred, 583 Peabody, B. T., 331 Peabody, E. R., 583 Peabody, Everett, 475 Peabody, J . M., 114 Peabody, Jerusha, 583 Peabody, O. W., 224 Peabody, W. H., 114 Peach, B. F., Jr., 224 Peaco