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han the Rebels, and many more and heavier guns; and then the battle opened too late in the day to justify a rational hope of success: the main assault being made, after a very considerable pause for preparation, so late as 6 P. M.; yet it was made with such desperation — the sheltering woods enabling the Rebels to form their columns of assault within a few hundred yards of our batteries, emerging on a full run, and rushing upon our lines in utter reck-lessness of their withering fire — that Sickles's brigade of Hooker's division, and Meagher's, of Richardson's division, were ordered up to the support of Porter and Couch, who held our right front, which Jackson was charging; but not one of our guns was even temporarily captured or seriously imperiled throughout the fight, wherein the losses of the Rebels must have been at least treble our own. Jackson reports the loss of his corps (comprising his own, Ewell's. Whiting's. and D. H. Hill's divisions) in this fight: 377 killed, 1,746 w
Sherman Gen. Wool Gen. Dix Gen. Halleck Gen. Cameron his report revised by President Lincoln Seward to McClellan Gen. Burnside Gen. Buell Gen. Hooker Gen. Sickles Gen. McCook Gen. Doubleday Gen. Williams Col. Anthony Gen. Hanter overruled by the President Gen. McClellan on the negro Horace Greeley to Lincoln thedivision, he will be at once reported by the regimental commander to these headquarters. Hereupon, some fifteen mounted civilians rode up to the camp of Brig.-Gen. Sickles's Excelsior Brigade, having just fired two pistol-shots, with evident intent to kill, at a negro running off; and thus created no little excitement among thne persons, ordered the residue to remain without the lines; and — the repugnance of the soldiers to slave-hunting threatening to break out into open violence--Gen. Sickles, who arrived soon afterward, ordered the nine out of camp likewise; so that the fugitives, if such were there, were not there captured. In the West, especi
d; whereupon, his division fell back also. Sickles's division of Hooker's men, which had followe thing made ready for crossing in force. Now Sickles's (3d) corps was ordered to move April morning. Saturday, May 2. The 3d (Sickles's) corps, having arrived by a hard march fromd threatening to stampede the entire army. Sickles had been preparing to strike a still heavier t their driving him from Chancellorsville. Sickles was in a critical position; but he had now hi adjacent marsh; so that, with the support of Sickles's infantry, he deemed his position tenable ag unfortunate. At daylight, Sunday, May 3. Sickles commenced the movement — Birney in the rear —asanton's batteries), dashing themselves upon Sickles's corps; whose forty guns, ably fought, tore r dying; so Tremaine could get no response to Sickles's message; and, after sending once more to he(2d) Corps,2,025 Reynolds's (1st) Corps,292 Sickles's (3d) corps,4,089 Howard's (11th) corps,2,5[14 more...]<
ed and driven Howard halts on Cometery Hill Sickles comes up Hancock takes command Meade arrivehad just done. And they were right. For Gen. Sickles, with his (3d) corps, which had advanced, tar from him was to leave Howard to his fate. Sickles had been moving on Gettysburg till halted by to reenforce either our left or our right. Sickles's new position was commanded by the Rebel battheir front — the first division, I think, of Sickles's corps. A little after 5, a fierce Rebel ch divisions, had been posted in the morning on Sickles's right, was in turn assailed in front and flwith loss; falling back to the ridge to which Sickles had advanced, and leaving our line where Mead, commanding the 1st, and Brig.-Gen. Zook, of Sickles's corps, had been killed; Sickles, of the 3d,and its batteries planted on the ridge whence Sickles had been driven. There was a pause of anxil arms, and all our wounded who had fallen in Sickles's repulse, after they had lain 24 hours uncar[11 more...]
. John W., his charge at Cedar Mountain, 177; triumphs at Wauhatchie, 435. Georgia, British-Confederate cruiser, captured by the Niagara, 646. Germantown, Va., skirmish at, 188. Gettysburg, 367; battle and map of, 378; Gens. Hancock and Sickles arrive at, 379; preparing for the decisive charge at, 383; second battle and map of, 384; the Rebel grand charge at, 385. Getty's division at the battles of the Wilderness, 568 to 571. Gholson, Gen., of Miss., killed at Egypt, 696. Gibbhreveport, La., held by 25,000 men under Price, 538. Sibley, Gen., his Indian campaign, 455. Sibley, Gen. H. F., organizes brigade for conquest of New Mexico, 21; at Fort Bliss, 22; Valverde, 22-3; Santa Fe, 24; abandons New Mexico, 25. Sickles, Gen. Daniel E., at Fredericksburg, 347; at Chancellorsville, 361; worsted by Longstreet, 381; at Gettysburg, 380-87. Sieges of, Atlanta, 637; Beaufort, N. C., 73; 81; Charleston, 465-7 ; 529; Corinth, 226 to 231; Fort Darling, 141; Fort Done