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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 150 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 122 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 54 0 Browse Search
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 28 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 20 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 16 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 7: Prisons and Hospitals. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 14 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 8 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters. You can also browse the collection for Official Records or search for Official Records in all documents.

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Books consulted in preparation of this work War of the Rebellion, Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Massachusetts in the Civil War. I. L. Bowen. History of the Civil War. B. J. Lossing. Putnam's Record of the Rebellion. Moore. Century Company's War Book. The Mississippi. J. V. Greene. The Nineteenth Army Corps. Irwin. Regimental and Battery Histories of New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
uns in position and renewed the conflict, chasing the enemy back four miles, and securing thus a Union victory. When General Franklin was told of this experience he said, If there is ever another opportunity of racing a section of Nims' Battery give it your two best regiments for support, for it is the finest battery in the United States. One historian in relating this incident says, Nims' Battery saved the day. The following is the official report of Lieutenant Marland as given in Official Records, Vol. 26, p. 371. Bayou Bourbeau, Ion Crow Bayou. In pursuance to your orders I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken in the action at this place on the 3rd of November by the section under my command. In obedience to orders received on the evening of the 2d of November I harnessed up at 4 A. M. on the 3rd, remaining so until 11 A. M. when I was ordered to unharness—the pickets firing all the while. At about 11.45 P. M. the firing became general. He