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he main body, they allowed the train to pass out of sight before they commenced operations. Col. Sheridan of the Second Michigan was then ordered to leave one half of his regiment in reserve, and wis of the pursuers. Reaching the track at a point three fourths of a mile south of the town, Col. Sheridan put his men to work without delay, knocking off and destroying the rails with their axes, thmile of the track was thus destroyed, when an order was received from Col. Elliott directing Col. Sheridan to join him at Booneville. In the mean time the Second Iowa, Lieut.-Col. Hatch, commandinch lay a large body of rebel infantry. On the ninth the brigade, temporarily in command of Colonel Sheridan, was directed to proceed the shortest possible road from near Blackland to Baldwin. It dideady obtained his well-deserved reward by his promotion to a Brigadier-Generalship. He is now on duty on Gen. Pope's staff, and Col. Sheridan is permanently assigned to the command of the brigade.
To effect this, it was necessary to drive the enemy from some houses in front of our left. This was gallantly done by three companies, under the command of Lieut. Sheridan, with the loss of two men killed and three wounded. Our line of skirmishers were then marched with those of the Pennsylvania reserves, the Bucktails on our lee skirmishers on the right of the turnpike and retired by it, having directed the skirmishers on the left to rejoin me. This they were unable to do, but under Lieut. Sheridan they assembled on Col. Warren's brigade, and were with him in the fierce engagement which they had on the left. With all the men of my regiment I could get tt. Capt. Walker, acting field-officer, had charge of the left wing, and rendered me much assistance by his coolness and the prompt carrying out of orders. Lieut. Sheridan's conduct came under my own observation, and was all that could be desired. He mentions with praise the conduct of Lieutenants Whitney and Eckert, the former
To effect this, it was necessary to drive the enemy from some houses in front of our left. This was gallantly done by three companies, under the command of Lieut. Sheridan, with the loss of two men killed and three wounded. Our line of skirmishers were then marched with those of the Pennsylvania reserves, the Bucktails on our lee skirmishers on the right of the turnpike and retired by it, having directed the skirmishers on the left to rejoin me. This they were unable to do, but under Lieut. Sheridan they assembled on Col. Warren's brigade, and were with him in the fierce engagement which they had on the left. With all the men of my regiment I could get tt. Capt. Walker, acting field-officer, had charge of the left wing, and rendered me much assistance by his coolness and the prompt carrying out of orders. Lieut. Sheridan's conduct came under my own observation, and was all that could be desired. He mentions with praise the conduct of Lieutenants Whitney and Eckert, the former
he rear, and within supporting distance of Gen. Sheridan's division, which was then engaging the enMitchell to establish himself on the right of Sheridan, and directed both commanders to call up theibers. About the same time I received from Gen. Sheridan warning that he could not hold his positiohoepff's to close more to the left to support Sheridan, and also to cover the movement of the First d of this war for energy and daring. Brig.-Gen. Sheridan I commend to notice as an officer of muand missing,263   Total loss,1,042 General Sheridan's report. headquarters Eleventh diviers. I am, sir, your obedient servant, P. H. Sheridan, Brigadier-General Commanding. To Captaina bloody battle. On Tuesday afternoon, General Sheridan's division had the advance in General Gilthis time and took position upon the right of Sheridan's, meet with any better success. Captain Lour right and right centre. But Mitchell and Sheridan were ready to receive them, and the high hill[15 more...]