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Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 7 1 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 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
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ough oral and written congratulations; and their satisfaction at the result of the battle took definite form a few days later, in the following application for my promotion, when, by an expedition to Ripley, Miss., most valuable information as to the enemy's location and plans was captured: headquarters Army of the Mississippi, July 30, 1862-3.05 P. M. Major-General Halleck, Washington, D. C. Brigadiers scarce; good ones scarce. Asboth goes on the month's leave you gave him ten months since; Granger has temporary command. The undersigned respectfully beg that you will obtain the promotion of Sheridan. He is worth his weight in gold. His Ripley expedition has brought us captured letters of immense value, as well as prisoners, showing the rebel plans and dispositions, as you will learn fiom District Commander. W. S. Rosencrans, Brigadier-General. C. C. Sullivan, Brigadier-General. G. Granger, Brigadier-General. W. L. Elliott, Brigadier-General. A. Asboth, Brigadier-General.
etween Rienzi and Booneville, and then northwesterly to the Hatchie River. Skirmishes between outposts on this line were of frequent occurrence, with small results to either side, but they were somewhat annoying, particularly in the direction of Ripley, where the enemy maintained a considerable outpost. Deciding to cripple if not capture this outpost, on the evening of July 27 I sent out an expedition under Colonel Hatch, which drove the enemy from the town of Ripley and took a few prisoners, ded them to General Granger July 28, in a despatch which stated: I deem it necessary to send them at once; the enemy is moving in large force on Chattanooga. Other than this the results of the expedition were few; and the enemy, having fled from Ripley with but slight resistance, accompanied by almost all the inhabitants, re-occupied the place next day after our people had quitted it, and resumed in due time his annoying attacks on our outposts, both sides trying to achieve something whenever o
lijah. D. Taft. Second division. (1) Brigadier-General Cuvier Grover. (2) Brigadier-General Henry W. Birge. first brigade: (1) Brigadier-General Henry W. Birge. (2) Calonel Thomas W. Porter. Ninth Connecticut (battalion), Captain John G. Healy. Twelfth Maine, Lieutenant-Colonel Edwin Ilsley. Fourteenth Maine (1), Colonel Thomas W. Porter. Fourteenth Maine (2), Captain John K. Laing. Twenty-sixth Massachusetts (battalion), Lieutenant John S. Cooke. Fourteenth New Hampshire (1), Captain Theodore A. Ripley. Fourteenth New Hampshire (2), Captain Oliver H. Marston. Seventy-fifth New York, Major Benjamin F. Thurber. Second brigade: Colonel Edward L. Molineux. Thirteenth Connecticut, Colonel Charles D. Blinn. Seventh Indiana, Lieutenant-Colonel William W. Darnall. Twenty-second Iowa, Colonel Harvey Graham. Third Massachusetts Cavalry (dismounted), Colonel Lorenzo D. Sargent. One Hundred and Thirty-first New York, Colonel Nicholas W. Day. One Hundred and Fifty-ninth New York, Lieut