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od to have been commanded by J. E. Johnston. Rickett's battery, which did such effective service aad of the column reached the point near which Rickett's battery was so severely cut up. The other rfrom the ford we came upon the battle-field. Rickett's battery was posted on a hill to the right od gallantly up the hill towards a point where Rickett's battery had been abandoned, in consequence The enemy not succeeding in taking with him Rickett's battery, which seemed to have been the chiee consisted of the following named batteries: Rickett's (Light Company 1, 1st Artillery) six 10-pou division of Gen. Tyler, at the stone bridge; Rickett's, Griffin's, Arnold's, the Rhode Island, and of the Rhode Island and New York batteries. Rickett's battery came up in less than half an hour aright. Returning to the position occupied by Rickett's and Griffin's batteries, I received an orde. Arnold's battery came upon the field after Rickett's, and was posted on our left centre, where i[9 more...]
nd Second Brigades of the Tyler Division, embracing the First and Second Ohio, and Second New York regiments, under Gen. Schenck, and the Sixty-ninth, Seventy-ninth, and Thirteenth New York, and Second Wisconsin, under Col. Sherman. Carlisle's, Rickett's, and Ayres's battery, accompanied this important column, which numbered 6,000 men, and which was supported in time rear by the Third Tyler Brigade, under Col. Keyes, consisting of the First, Second, and Third Connecticut regiments, and the Fouhat the rebel leaders, determined to have no incumbrances on their hands, issued orders to give no quarter. It is positively known that many of our comrades were bayoneted where they fell. All the wounded Zouaves suffered this inhuman fate. Rickett's, Carlisle's, and the West Point batteries remain in the enemy's possession. Twenty-three of our guns, including the thirty-two-pound siege pieces, were taken. Six of the twenty-three cannon were recovered the next day by Col. Einstein, the
me the objects of attack. The assault was fearful, but the defence was stern and bloody. From Rickett's battery every horse was killed, and even to-day there lie around the place where it stood theessure of these overwhelming numbers. They crossed the road and planted two batteries, the one Rickett's and the other a section of Sherman's, it is supposed, upon our side, but about two hundred yahed upon our side, or to quit the field, was then the only option left us. Of these the one, Rickett's, of four guns, was beyond a little house owned and occupied by a man named Henry, and the othnabated fury on either side, and great destruction of life. The guard that undertook to defend Rickett's battery were at last driven off by the regiments of Kershaw and Cash; and thus in the hands o was the Rev. Mr. Repetto, Captain of the Page Co. (Va.) Grays, who claimed the honor of taking Rickett's (Sherman's) battery. Of his whole company, nearly one hundred strong, he had only eighteen u