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red. The rebels lost five killed, seven wounded, and some that could not be counted by the Lieutenant. Also, seven horses were killed. Among the mortally wounded is Colonel Tucker, alias Bent Woods, the notorious guerrilla and stage-robber. Not one of our boys was wounded in any way, but they were stripped of every thing. Lieutenant Troyford had three hundred dollars in greenbacks, which he managed to hide and keep. The boys were paroled, and returned, and are now safely in camp. It appears that the forces of Colonel Love and Colonel Freeman contemplated an attack on Waynesville on Sunday last, but hesitated, and put it off till the next morning; then, hearing of the return of Major Fischer from pursuing Joe Shelby, beat a hasty retreat and came upon the little squad of company H, gobbled them, but found a bitter pill. The boys say, that if it had been a decent house, the rebs would never have got them out of it. I remain, very respectfully, yours, R. B. Kelley, Sergeant.
direction of the main body of the army southward, at right angles with the former course. The troops sent forward on the military road encountered Marmaduke and Shelby in force, and kept them in play; but at the same time, Shelby attacked the rear of the army, under command of Brigadier-General Rice, near the crossing of the TerShelby attacked the rear of the army, under command of Brigadier-General Rice, near the crossing of the Terre Noir. The enemy attacked with great bravery, and were repulsed with heavy loss. On the third of April, the entire command crossed the Little Red River at Elkins's Ferry, and so well planned had been the movement, and so promptly executed, that it was not until the evening of that day, and by accident, that the enemy learnedrteenth it was generally known that the rebels had found out that the real destination was Camden, that they had been outwitted, and that they had sent Cabell and Shelby in front of the Union army to resist the march to Camden. The fifteenth was spent in driving the rebels from position to position, and our army entered Camden.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.4 (search)
re, Maryland. Marcellus A. Stovall, Augusta, Georgia. Edward L. Thomas, Washington, D. C. W. R. Terry, Richmond, Virginia. J. C. Tappan, Helena, Arkansas. Robert B. Vance, Asheville, North Carolina. A. J. Vaughan. Memphis, Tennessee. James A. Walker, Wytheville, Virginia. D. A. Weisiger, Richmond, Virginia. L. S. Baker, Suffolk, Virginia. E. McNair, Halletsburg, Mississippi. T. B. Smith, Nashville, Tennessee. N. H. Harris, Vicksburg, Mississippi. J. Z. George, United States Senate. Zebulon York, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. G. Z. Wharton, Radford, Virginia. Marcus J. Wright, Washington, D. C. G. J. Wright, Griffin Georgia. H. H. Walker, New York. W. S. Walker, Florida. W. H. Wallace, Columbia, South Carolina. T. N. Waul, Galveston, Texas. John S. Williams, Mount Sterling, Kentucky. Joe Shelby, Butler, Missouri. John B. Clark, Jr., Washington, D. C. Respectfully submitted for the information of the old Confederate veterans and others. W. L. Cabell.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.3 (search)
is Cabinet had escaped across the Mississippi river and would reorganize the government at Shreveport, La., and other unfounded reports of like nature, which deferred for a brief season the despair which was soon to follow. On April 26th General Joe Shelby, of Missouri, issued an address to his men at Pittsburg, Tex., in which he said: Stand by the ship, boys, as long as there is one plank upon another. All your hopes and fears are there. All that life holds dearest and nearest are there. xas officers, civil and military, went to Mexico, among them Governors Clark and Murrah, Generals Smith, Magruder, Walker, Hardeman and Bee, who were joined there by Generals Price, of Missouri; Hindman, of Arkansas, and Early of Virginia. General Joe Shelby, of Missouri, fulfilled his promise by leading a portion of his command into exile across the Rio Grande. Other officers of high rank, among whom were Generals Waul, DeBray and Majors, returned to their homes to endure whatever fate might
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.33 (search)
Pap Price's Missourians, and Marmaduke's cavalry, and Joe Shelby's brigade counted in. Holmes was our commander, and one da had charged upon the battery north of the town. I struck Shelby's brigade, and that ended my adventures that terrible Fourdent to show that heroes were all over the field that day. Shelby had with him that famous battery of flying artillery, mann day toward the battery assigned him to capture Battery A, Shelby found the road barricaded, and Collins quickly cut loose te obstructions by hand, letting the horses pick their way. Shelby advanced too far without support, and the guns of a field Tyler, opened on his brigade. A counter charge followed; Shelby was wounded and the slaughter around Collins' guns was awe line was compelled to retreat under the withering fire. Shelby, reeling in his saddle from the loss of blood through an attery is in danger, hundreds of the troopers turned back. Shelby said: Fifty, only fifty! Bring the battery back or remain
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The laying of the corner-stone of the monument to President Jefferson Davis, (search)
reek, Battle of, 83, 250. St Nicholas, Capture of the Federal steamer, 88. Salem Church, Action at. 100. Savannah Guard; its part at Sailor's Creek, 250. Schaller, Colonel, Frank, 277. Schuricht, Diary of Lieutenant H.; Gettysburg Campaign, 339. Secession a Constitutional right, 369. Seddon, James A., 27. Seven Days Battles. Casualties in the, 143, 262. Shady Grove, Battle of, 101. Sharpsburg, The battle of, discussed, 267; forces at the battle, 272, 331. Shelby, General, Joe, Address of, April 26, 1865, 42. Shepherdstown, Battle of, 331. Shepherd, Joseph H, 151. Shiloh, Battle of, 66; forces engaged in, and compiled account of, 119. Slatter, W. J., 309. Slaughter, General James E., 309. Slaves, Emancipation of the, 53; their conduct during the war, 54. Smith, Miss Anna M. D., 40. Smith, General, E. Kirby, 44, 51. Smith, Lieutenant-Colonel F. W., Sketch of, 39. Smith, General, Wm. His order sick 'em, 197. Southern struggle bega
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y., [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, March 30, April 6, 27, and May 12, 1902.] (search)
neral, September 19, 1862. Commanded Cavalry Brigade in Army of Northern Virginia; 1862 commanding Valley District; commanding cavalry in 1863 in Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee. Killed June 5, 1864, at Mt. Crawford, Va. Thomas S. Rhett. 1382. Born South Carolina. Appointed at Large. 14. Colonel, 1861. Commanding Richmond defences; Inspector of Ordnance, Ordnance Bureau. Charles H. Tyler. 1391. Born Virginia. Appointed at Large. 23. Colonel. Commanding brigade, Shelby's Division, Price's Army, Trans-Mississippi Department. (Cullum confounds C. H. Tyler with Brigadier-General R. C. Tyler, killed near West Point, Ga., April 16, 1865.) John C. Booth. 1392. Born Georgia. Appointed Alabama. 24. Captain Artillery (Confederate States Army), February, 1861. Commanding arsenal at Baton Rouge, La. Thomas K. Jackson. 1393. Born South Carolina. Appointed South Carolina. 25. Major, November 1o, 1861. Chief Commissary-General, A. S. Johnston's
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.6 (search)
er, to say nothing of that born soldier, General Joe Shelby, with his 1,000 Missouri rough riders, t00 soldiers would succeed in following him. Shelby applied to Kirby Smith to make an aggressive fit belonged to the Confederate government, and Shelby was in command of the only existing body of reto San Antonio, and after reaching that place, Shelby was joined by such gallant Confederates as Ex-ians, coming out victorious in every fight. Shelby's messengers could get no satisfaction from Mas were cordially received. Maximilian heard Shelby with close attention, and Bazaine was evidentl fact the marshal was not unwilling to support Shelby's scheme. The Emperor, however, had faith i his companions dependent upon him, what could Shelby do but accept the emperor's offer of a big trah other notable bits of history connected with Shelby's expedition this narrative has nothing to do.ragment of Dixie, protected by the bayonets of Shelby and Bazaine, would have come back into the Uni[4 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Appendix. (search)
Howard, John C. Ballowe, W. A. Brown, Bird. Bryant, Joseph. Butts, William R. Cash, John I. Cushwell, Thomas. Dawson, Harry. Fitzgerald. Charles J. Ford, Simeon W. Grant, Paul H. Harris, A. W. Hickman, Matthew A. Hope, Robert. Isenhower, James. Isaacs, W. H. Johnson, Robert A. Kenny, James M. Lane, Edward. Maine, Isaac S. Mason, Benjamin D. Moore, Gustavus. Morris, N. D. Moxley, George W. Perdew, John. Read, W. N. Shelby, W. M. Terry, R. S. Tucker, C. D. Tucker, William. Tollsy, J. H. Tyree, Augustus. Walker, George T. Wilkerson, Thomas. Johnson, John J. Jones, James W. Kirby, W. R. Lingleton, W. R. Mays, Joshua B. McCormack, Caspar. Morris, George W. Morris, W. C. Oneman, N. Proffit. Phelps, James R. Rice, D. C. Sasser, W. T. Thacker, D. Tucker, C. H. Thurman, Archibald. Turner, Thomas H. Vier, Edward. Warren, Edward. Yuille, Philip
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index (search)
7. Reed, W. P., 117. Reynolds, General J. F., 148. Richmond, First Federal to enter, 152. Rogers, Major, wounded, 114. Rhodes, James F., 19. Rodes, General R. E., 111. Sadler, D. M., 174. Sanitary Commission, Federal, 81. Sassacus destroyed. The, 213. Schofield, General J. M., 97. Scott, Colonel, John, 142; General Winfield, 20. Secession, discussed, 13. 334, 362; of Southern States, 17; prime instigators of, 19. Seven Days Battles, Reminiscences of, 147. Shelby, General, Joe, 117. Sherman, General W. T., 21; his definition of war, 235. Sickles, General D. E., 112. Silver Grays, Service of, 309. Slavery in the South, 15, 77; old system of contrasted with present conditions, 125. Slavers, Last of the. Voyage of the Wanderer, 355. Slaves, trade in, by whom instituted and continued, 124, 127. Smith, General, E. Kirby, 117. Solferino, Battle of, 227. South Carolina Cadets in the war. 138. South, The, and the Union. To whom should we bu
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