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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 3 1 Browse Search
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ous river-battle was necessary before the Federals could get control of the city on the hill. It is true that Memphis was not fortified, but it was defended by the fleet which the previous month had had its first taste of warfare at Fort Pillow and now lay at the foot of the bluffs ready to grapple with the coming foe. The vessels, eight in number, were not equal to those of the Union fleet. They Heroes of the wheel-house Pilot W. J. Auslinty Pilot David Heiner Pilot Charles Ross The unarmored conning tower The target of the sharpshooters look into these six keen eyes which knew every current and eddy, every snag and sandbar of the Mississippi. To the hands of men like these the commanders of the Federal gunboats owed the safe conduct of their vessels. No hearts more fearless nor hands more steady under fire were brought into the fighting on either side. Standing silently at the wheel, their gaze fixed on the familiar countenance of the river before
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Engagements of the Civil War with losses on both sides December, 1860-August, 1862 (search)
Cav. Confed., Bowen's Mo. Battalion. Losses: Union 13 killed, 15 wounded. January 21, 1862: Ft. Craig, or Valverde, N. Mex. Union, 1st N. Mex. Cav., 2d Colored Cav., Detachments of 1st, 2d, and 5th N. Mex., and of 5th, 7th, and 10th U. S. Inft., Hill's and McRae's Batteries. Confed., 2d, 4th, 5th, 7th Tex. Cavalry, Teel's Art. Losses: Union 62 killed, 140 wounded. Confed. 36 killed, 150 wounded. January 26, 1862: Keetsville, Mo. Union, 6th Mo. Cav. Confed., Ross' Texas Rangers. Losses: Union 2 killed, 1 wounded. Confed. 3 killed, 1 missing. March, 1862. March 1, 1862: Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. Union, 32d Ill. and U. S. Gunboats Lexington and Tyler. Confed., Gen. Daniel Ruggles' command. Losses: Union 5 killed, 5 wounded. Confed. 20 killed, 200 wounded. March 6-8, 1862: Pea Ridge, Ark., including engagements at Bentonville, Leetown, and Elkhorn tavern. Union, 25th, 35th, 36th, 37th, 44th, and 59th Ill., 2d, 3d, 12th,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ross, Charles (search)
Ross, Charles Son of Christian K. Ross, of Philadelphia, Pa., kidnapped July 1, 1874. Never restored to his family.