hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 18 2 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.. You can also browse the collection for W. J. Shaw or search for W. J. Shaw in all documents.

Your search returned 10 results in 1 document section:

Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 41: the Red River expedition, under Major-General N. P. Banks, assisted by the Navy under Rear-Admiral David D. Porter. (search)
line was under the immediate command of Colonel W. J. Shaw, 14th Iowa Infantry, commanding 2d Briga without expense to the Government. Here Colonel Shaw luxuriated with his brigade on the plantatible distance and was in some confusion. Colonel W. J. Shaw, commanding the 14th Iowa infantry, 16tha reception as ever befel such a movement. Colonel Shaw ordered his men to reserve their fire untilnemy's infantry advanced across the open field, Shaw's brigade opened on them at a distance of 200 yto nearly outflank the brigades of Benedict and Shaw, driving Benedict's right into the gap and inflicting severe loss. Benedict was killed, and Shaw lost 500 men. For a short time these brigades the enemy's artillery that commenced firing on Shaw's brigade at the beginning. The Federal troolt great sympathy for their old friends. Colonel Shaw urged General Smith to allow him to go to t,000 infantry; the latter under the gallant Colonel Shaw, and they soon cleared the river banks of a