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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
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, Lieuts. Biser and Miller, and Capt. Gibbs, are among those that distinguished themselves. I am, General, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Robert R. Lawther, Colonel Missouri P. R. The P. R., of whom Lawther signs himself Colonel, are the Partisan Rangers, permission to raise which band of guerrillas is given from Richmond in the rebel commission copied below. War Department, Richmond, May 29, 1862. Major Robert R. Lawther, Present: sir: Upon the recommendation of Major-Gens. Price and Van Dorn you are authorized to raise a regiment of partisan rangers, to be enlisted and mustered into service for the war, and to be composed of companies of infantry and of cavalry, as may be found practicable, each company to be fully organized as required for other companies of like arm. The men are entitled to bounty, but must furnish their own arms and equipments so far as possible, and the mounted men their own horses. You will be commissioned with proper rank as soon as t
y was astounded at such audacity in this army. Our loss will reach forty killed and wounded. Here is a partial list: Killed — Ed. F. Jones, company G, Eleventh Massachusetts; John Nolan, company G, Eleventh Massachusetts; John Dugan, Eighth Illinois cavalry; Sergeant 0. J. Morse, Eighth Illinois cavalry. Wounded--Lieut.-Col. Gamble, Eighth Illinois cavalry, severely; Capt. Benson, of Benson's regular battery, severely; W. E. Jeffrey, company G, Eleventh Massachusetts, thigh; Sergeant Wm. P. Price, Eleventh Massachusetts, arm; Marcus M. Holmes, Eleventh Massachusetts, ankle; John Towle, Eleventh Massachusetts, slightly; Jas. H. Sutcliffe, Eleventh Massachusetts, slightly. The casualties in the Eleventh Massachusetts were all by a single shell. Besides the above, the Sixteenth Massachusetts lost seven or eight, and the Twenty-sixth Pennsylvania as many. We picketed last night nearly or quite to White Oak Swamps, and some distance up the river. The men are immensely elat