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drawn up in line of battle, as information had been received that the rebel Col. Porter had occupied the place the evening before, and might be there yet. We remained in line of battle until daylight, when it was ascertained that Porter had evacuated the town the night previous. We then moved on to Hartsville, when we halted un bite to eat. At three o'clock P. M., we again moved on toward Springfield, Colonel Porter being in advance of us, and reached Wood's Fork at dark, when we camped for Fork, eight miles away on the road to Marshfield, whither the enemy, under Colonel Porter, had gone. They were reinforced by Marmaduke, who had been fighting at Sed every house. But here another disadvantage occurred to themselves, as, when Porter's force was last here, they tore down a palisade fort which would have proved acognized--(he is now released from that oath.) Col. Thompson was killed, and Col. Porter was mortally wounded, and since died. They acknowledged from three to four
inery under the water-line, must be at once recognized by the department, who are familiar with the construction of the Hatteras, and her total unfitness for a contest with a regularly built vessel of war. The distance between the Alabama and the Hatteras during the action varied from twenty-live to one hundred yards. Nearly thirty shots were fired from the Hatteras, and I presume a greater number from the Alabama. I desire to refer to the efficient and active manner in which Acting Master Henry Porter, executive officer, performed his duty. The conduct of the Assistant Surgeon, Edward S. Matthews, both during the action and afterward, attending to the wounded, demands my unqualified commendation. I would also bring to favorable notice of the department Acting Master's Mate J. McGrath, temporarily performing duty as gunner. Owing to the darkness of the night, and peculiar construction of the Hatteras, 1 am able only to refer to the conduct of those officers who came under
espatching Col. Stewart, of my staff, and chief of cavalry, with my escort, to explore the ground to the bayou on the right, it hastened back, and requested Rear-Admiral Porter, commanding the Mississippi squadron, to advance the gunboats, and open fire on the enemy's works, for the purpose of diverting his attention, while the lanincipal defences and the field of action of this day, which covered a space of about one thousand yards square. Having placed in battery, at the request of Admiral Porter, two twenty-pounder Parrotts, as already explained, for the purpose of dismounting the gun in the lower casemate, which had seriously annoyed the gunboats on t, Charles E. Hovey, Brigadier-General. F. M. Crandal, A. A.G. To Captain J. W. Paddock, A. A. General First Division, Fifteenth Army Corps. Report of rear-admiral Porter. United States Mississippi Squadron, Arkansas Post, Jan. 11, 1863. sir: I have the honor to inform you that on the fourth of January, General McCler
Willis1696. John Bradstreet1700. Samuel Wade1709. John Whitmore1714. William Willis1725. John Richardson1727. Edward Brooks1728. Samuel Brooks1729. Stephen Hall1733. Edward Brooks1735. Benjamin Parker1743. Edward Brooks1750. Thomas Brooks1756. Aaron Hall1761. Thomas Brooks1763. James Wyman1767. Jonathan Patten1778. Richard Hall1786. Jonathan Porter1790. Isaac Warren1793. Samuel Buel1794. John Bishop1798. Joseph P. Hall1804. Joseph Manning1808. William Rogers1823. Henry Porter1825. Turell Tufts1827. Timothy Cotting1836. George W. Porter1837. Names of the town-clerks. J. Wade1674. Stephen Willis1675. John Bradstreet1701. Stephen Willis1708. Thomas Tufts1718. William Willis1719. Benjamin Willis1721. William Willis1726. Ebenezer Brooks, jun1728. Benjamin Willis1730. Thomas Seccomb1745. Willis Hall1767. Richard Hall1770. Benjamin Hall, jun1783. Andrew Hall1792. Nathaniel Hall1794. Samuel Swan1796. Nathaniel Hall1797. Luther Stearns1
Peter C. BrooksDec. 20, 1831. Nathan AdamsJan. 25, 1832. Nathaniel HallMay 18, 1833. Abner BartlettDec. 18, 1833. Turell TuftsMar. 28, 1835. Jonathan PorterJan. 27, 1836. Dudley HallAug. 30, 1836. John SparrellNov. 24, 1836. Thatcher MagounDec. 6, 1836. Nathan WaiteDec. 31, 1836. Jonathan BrooksJan. 6, 1837. Daniel SwanJuly 6, 1838. Nathan AdamsJan. 8, 1839. Nathaniel HallApril 16, 1840. Abner BartlettOct. 1, 1840. Turell TuftsFeb. 22, 1842. Jonathan PorterDec. 17, 1842. Henry PorterJan. 5, 1843. Judah LoringFeb. 25, 1843. Alexander GreggFeb. 25, 1843. Dudley HallJune 3, 1843. John SparrellAug. 20, 1843. Thatcher MagounAug. 29, 1843. Jonathan BrooksJan. 1, 1844. Sanford B. PerryApril 24, 1847. Abner BartlettOct. 12, 1847. James M. UsherJan. 1, 1850. Judah LoringFeb. 12, 1850. Aaron K. HathawayFeb. 12, 1850. Edmund T. HastingsFeb. 12, 1850. Alexander GreggFeb. 12, 1850. John SparrellJuly 19, 1850. Thatcher RaymondJan. 31, 1851. Timothy CottingApril 2, 1
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Company C, Ninth Virginia cavalry, C. S. A. [from the Richmond (Va.) Dispatch, February 9, 1896.] (search)
at Fredericksburg, David Lowe, Robert A. Marshall, Julian J. Mason, promoted as aid to General Fields, Thomas H. Massey, substituted, Chapman Maupin, transferred to engineers, George McKenney, discharged, James McKenney, discharged, Lucius McKildoe, wounded, Jeter Montgomery, Joseph J. Moone, wounded, James Morris, wagoner, Robert Murphy, John Neale, killed at Ashland, Benjamin Owens, W. W. Palmer, wounded at Gettysburg, captured, Richard Payne, Edward Porter, wounded, Edward F. Porter, Henry Porter, killed at Nance's Shop, J. Horace Porter, R. Louis Porter, Joseph A. Pullen, John Purcell, died in service, Broaddus Reamy, James Reamy, killed at Sailors' Creek, William A. Reamy, killed at Nance's Shop, Emmett Reed, Clarence Rice, Robert Wilbur Rice, William Rice, James Robb, Charles Rust, transferred to Company H, John Rust, died of wounds, William R. Rust, severely wounded at Gettysburg, Coral Robertson, William W. Rose, killed, Robert A. Sanfard, wounded, Robert Self, John Settle, R
ptember 3, 1796, the following advertisement appears: Union Hall, Medford, is now completely fitted up for the reception of large companies, with every convenience to promote festivity and happiness, the house is furnished with the best of Wine, Porter and other Liquors and every kind of refreshment called for can be supplied, Tea, Coffee &c. provided either morning or evening and those who are fond of an afternoon's excursion for amusement and exercise can be accommodated to their minds, the des, par value per share, one hundred dollars. Shareholders. No. of Shares Jonathan Brooks,5 Samuel Train,10 Marcus Whitney,10 Luther Angier,10 Timothy Cotting,5 Galen James,5 John Angier,5 David Kimball,5 Thatcher Magoun, Jr.,5 Henry Porter,5 Joseph Manning, Jr.,5 George W. Porter,5 George L. Stearns5 Thomas R. Peck,5 S. P. Heywood,5 Dudley Hall,5 B. M. Clark,1 Thomas H. Floyd,3 No. of Shares Thatcher Magoun,10 Nathaniel H. Bishop,10 Andrew Blanchard, Jr.,5 Samuel K
22, 1823. Settled in Boston, but returned to Medford. Children. Mary Gray; b. in Boston, May 1, 1824. Anna Gray; b. in Medford, Sept. 25, 1825; d. May 20, 1851. George Doane; b. in Boston, June 20, 1831; and d. Nov. 25, 1861. George D. Porter4; m. Lucretia E. Holland of Boston, Aug. 8, 1860. Child. George Jonathan Porter;5 b. in Medford, April 21, 1861; m. Julia Marvin of Boston, June 6, 1894. Children. Catherine Gray; b. July 18, 1897. Reginald; b. May 22, 1905. Henry Porter;3 m. 1st, Susan S. Tidd, May 13, 1824. 2d, Adeline S. Child, May 16, 1855. Children. Susan Emily; bap. June 19, 1828; m. Thomas A. Cunningham; and d. in Medford, March 15, 1902. Theodore Child; b. in Medford, Jan. 20, 1860; m. 1st, Josephine (Rowell) Williams; 2d, Lucia Morris Row, Jan. 27, 1904. George W. Porter;3 m. Elizabeth Hall, Feb. 17, 1824. Settled in Medford. She d. May 6, 1862, aged 61 yrs., 3 mos. Children. Elizabeth A.; b. in Medford, Nov. 27, 1824; d. in Medf
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 9., The Bradburys of Medford and their ancestry. (search)
of 2,500 Miles, from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico during the years 1874-5. Harriet, Sarah, Mary, Lucy, Margaret, Julia, daughters of Thomas R. Peck. Elizabeth, Emily, Almira, daughters of Nathan Adams. Louisa, Susan Maria, daughters of Isaac Hall. Susan, Lucy, daughters of Ebenezer Hall. Elizabeth, Matilda, daughters of Aaron Blanchard. Mary Ellen, Harriet, daughters of Capt. William King. Helen, Elizabeth, Frances, daughters of George W. Porter. Susan Emily, Henry, children of Henry Porter. Mary, Anne, daughters of Jonathan Porter. The last two were boarders while their parents were in Europe. Chastina, Ellen, Rebecca, daughters of Isaac Sprague, the ship builder. Three daughters of George Fuller, the ship builder. Harriet, daughter of Milton James. Mary, daughter of Gilbert Blanchard. Abbie, daughter of Jotham Stetson. Mary, daughter of Bela Cushing. Ann Eliza, daughter of Jonathan Perkins. Hepzibah, daughter of Dudley Hall. Susan, daughter of Henry Within