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From Gen Pegram's command. Knoxville, April 6. --Parties from Kentucky report that Gen. Pegram's command was attacked two miles beyond Somerset, on Monday, 24th ult., by an over whelming Federal force of infantry and cavalry. After a desperate hand-to-hand fight Gen. Pegram fell back six miles, the enemy not pursuing. t Gen. Pegram's command was attacked two miles beyond Somerset, on Monday, 24th ult., by an over whelming Federal force of infantry and cavalry. After a desperate hand-to-hand fight Gen. Pegram fell back six miles, the enemy not pursuing. The loss on both sides was heavy. The Government agent brought out a large lot of cattle. t Gen. Pegram's command was attacked two miles beyond Somerset, on Monday, 24th ult., by an over whelming Federal force of infantry and cavalry. After a desperate hand-to-hand fight Gen. Pegram fell back six miles, the enemy not pursuing. The loss on both sides was heavy. The Government agent brought out a large lot of cattle.
The Daily Dispatch: April 14, 1863., [Electronic resource], Affairs in Kentucky--the Defray of Gen Pegram — success of Col. Cluke at Mount Steelins. (search)
Affairs in Kentucky--the Defray of Gen Pegram — success of Col. Cluke at Mount Steelins. The information which reaches us from the South west is highly encouraging as to our prospects in Kentucky. The Yankee are sent of the defeat of Gen. Program, as all their accounts are, was highly exaggerated, if indeed it had any foundation at all Gen. P. first engaged the enemy at Danville, defeating him without any material fes, and succeeded in securing in that section about nine hundred head of bdings, which communicated to other, until a whole square was consumed. The enemy to the number of three hundred, finding further resistance useless, surrendered unconditionally. Col. C. then retired with his prisoners, intending to join the command of Gen. Pegram at Camp Dick Robison. At McCorsaick's, twenty-one miles south of Mount Starling, he was reinforced by Gen. Marshall, when no changed his course, and went back to the latter place, of which he held possession at the last accounts.
Sunday Morning, May 15th, 1864. The enemy yesterday threw a force of infantry on our extreme left and engaged our cavalry, protecting that flank. Our cavalry (Chambliss's brigade) fought them a considerable time, when they were reinforced by infantry, driving the enemy back and capturing from him some seventy or eighty prisoners. Everything is quiet at 12 o'clock today. The bearing of most of our troops was superb on Thursday last; but Harris's, Mabone's, and Lane's, and Pegram's brigades I have heard specially commended, as also the whole of Rodes's and Field's divisions. Early and Anderson, as commanders of corps, have shown extraordinary abilities and fitness for their positions. The roads are deep in mud, thus enbancing the difficulties of transportation. Their need, however, he no apprehensions on the score of rations, forage or ammunition. The wounded are being sent off as rapidly as possible. Yankee Generals Robertson and Stevenson are c
d from Gen. Butter the official report of Gen. Lee of the operations of Friday. He says their loss in killed is not large, but they have many wounded. He grieves to announce that Gen. Longstreet was severely wounded, Gen. Jenkins killed, and Gen. Pegram badly wounded on Thursday, and that it is supposed that Gen. Stafford will recover. He thanks a merciful God that every advance on their (Gen. Gront's) part has been repulsed. He states that our forces attacked them and caused some confusion at Richmond, transmitted by Gen. Butter to the War Department, states that the rebel loss in killed is not large, but that many are wounded. Gen Lee also states that he regrets to say that Gen Longstreet is dangerously wounded; also, that Gen Pegram and Stafford are wounded, and that Gen Jenkins is killed. Gen Jones is also killed and his body is reported to be in our possession. Reports from the front, not official, by parties that left there on Saturday, are to the effect that
The Daily Dispatch: June 17, 1864., [Electronic resource], The soldiers giving to the poor of the City. (search)
From 1st Regiment Virginia Artillery. From 9th and 38th Virginia regiments, of Barton's Brigade, per M C Blackwell, Commissary Sergeant. From 11th Virginia regiment, per E P White, Commissary Sergeant. From 1st Virginia regiment, per J C Jennings, Commissary Sergeant. From 29th Virginia regiment, per J R Fuller, Commissary Sergeant. From 8th Virginia infantry, per Sergeant A Stevenson. From 28th Virginia regiment, per Rev Peter Tinsley, Chaplain. From Gen Pegram's Brigade, per Joseph Mayo, Esq, Mayor. From Fauquier Artillery, Capt Marshall, per Jno W able. From the "Stonewall" Brigade, composed of the 2d, 4th, 5th, 27th and 33d Virginia regiments. Gen Evans, in his letter accompanying the contribution from his brigade, says: "The ability of our country to sustain its army in the field most abundantly is fully exhibited by the fact that the troops have now more rations and in greater variety than they have had since the first y
Esq, Mayor. From companies B, F, and G, 3d Va regiment, Kemper's brigade, per Serg't R G Blackwell. From the Letcher and Crenshaw batteries, of Lieut Col W J Pegram's battalion. (The other batteries of Pegram's battalion desire to make a similar contribution) From the 30th Va regiment of infantry, Corse's brigade, Pickett'Pegram's battalion desire to make a similar contribution) From the 30th Va regiment of infantry, Corse's brigade, Pickett's division. From the 1st, 7th, and 11th Tenn and 13th Ala regiments, of Archer's brigade. From the 40th, 47th, and 55th Va regiments and 22d Va battalion; of Walker's brigade. From Gen C A Evans's Brigade. From 1st regiment, 2d, 5th and 6th Rifles, and Palmetto Sharpshooters, of S C Volunteers, Jenkins's Brigade, per J E Fuller, Commissary Sergeant. From 8th Virginia infantry, per Sergeant A Stevenson. From 28th Virginia regiment, per Rev Peter Tinsley, Chaplain. From Gen Pegram's Brigade, per Joseph Maye, E q Mayer. From Fauquier Artillery, Capt Marshall, per Jno W Cable. From the "Stonewall" Brigade, composed of the 2d, 4th, 5th