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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
to stand firm. He was again wounded in several places while going from the field, and has since died. We also have to mourn the loss of two other brave spirits belonging to the same regiment, Lieutenant A. P. Lyon, Co. B, and J. L. Farrow, Co. H. Colonel Jno. H. Barry is deserving great praise for the manner in which he handled his regiment in protecting our right flank on the 5th. He has shown himself fully competent to fill a more responsible place than that which he now holds. Colonel W. H. A. Speer proved himself a worthy commander of that gallant regiment which occupied for a time a portion of the enemy's intrenchments beyond the swamp. He speaks of Captain F. F. Lovill, Co. A, Acting-Major, and his Adjutant R. S. Folger as having acted very gallantly throughout this engagement. Lieutenant-Colonel Wm. Lee Davidson, commanding the Seventh regiment, while gallantly encouraging his men on the left, fell into the hands of the enemy when the flank of his regiment was thrown into
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
enant B. A. Johnston, Company C, Thirty-seventh regiment. Than these none were more attentive to duty — none more upright in their conduct — none more gallant on the battle field. Colonel John D. Barry, of the Eighteenth regiment, and Colonel W. H. A. Speer, of the Twenty-eighth, behaved with great coolness in withdrawing their commands while attacked in the morning, and in the flank movement that afternoon seemed determined to offset the loss sustained by their regiments earlier in the day.irmishers, and held their main line of breastworks until after dark, when we were ordered back to the church. In this charge Lieutenant E. S. Edwards, Company G, Twenty-eighth North Carolina, was killed. Lieutenant Edwards was regarded by Colonel Speer as one of his best officers. That night we commenced our march in the direction of Ashland. List of casualties in the charge on the 21st May: killed.wounded.missing.Total.aggregate. Officers.Men.Officers.Men.Officers.Men.Officer
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
espectfully, James H. Lane, Brigadier-General. Major Jos. A. Englehard, A. A. G. of Wilcox's Lt. Division. Other official reports destroyed. The other official reports for this campaign were copied into the letter-book at brigade Headquarters. This book was destroyed at Appomattox Courthouse, and there are no copies of them in existence that I am aware of. During the time that I was absent, wounded — less than three months--the brigade, commanded successively by Colonels Barry and Speer, and Brigadier-General Conner, took an active part in the following engagements: Riddle's shop, June 13; action three miles south-east of Petersburg, June 22; action in front of Petersburg, June 23; Gravel Hill, July 28; Fussell's Mills, on Darbytown road, August 16-18; Reames's Station, August 25. When I returned to my brigade, I was informed by Captain E. J. Hale, Jr., who was my Adjutant-General, and many other officers, that it behaved in all of these fights with its usual gallant
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Other official reports destroyed. (search)
Other official reports destroyed. The other official reports for this campaign were copied into the letter-book at brigade Headquarters. This book was destroyed at Appomattox Courthouse, and there are no copies of them in existence that I am aware of. During the time that I was absent, wounded — less than three months--the brigade, commanded successively by Colonels Barry and Speer, and Brigadier-General Conner, took an active part in the following engagements: Riddle's shop, June 13; action three miles south-east of Petersburg, June 22; action in front of Petersburg, June 23; Gravel Hill, July 28; Fussell's Mills, on Darbytown road, August 16-18; Reames's Station, August 25. When I returned to my brigade, I was informed by Captain E. J. Hale, Jr., who was my Adjutant-General, and many other officers, that it behaved in all of these fights with its usual gallantr
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
that the kindly relations, which have heretofore existed between it and its original Colonel, may be perpetuated, and that he may be spared to command us to the close of the war. I am, Captain, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, W. H. A. Speer, Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding. Captain E. J. Hale, Jr., Assistant Adjutant-General. Resolutions of Company C, Twenty-Eighth N. C. T. At a meeting held in Company C, Twenty-eighth North Carolina troops, January 30, 1864, Captain T. J.ing country. Resolved, That we earnestly request a general convention of the regiment to meet on Monday, February 1st, 1864. Resolved, That the secretary communicate a copy of these resolutions to Brigadier-General Lane; also a copy to Colonel Speer, with the request that they be published on parade this afternoon. On motion the meeting adjourned. T. J. Linebarger, President. G. A. Abernethey, Secretary. Resolutions of the Eighteenth North Carolina regiment. camp of the Eig
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade (search)
hope that the kindly relations which have heretofore existed between it and its original Colonel may be perpetuated, and that he may be spared to command us to the close of the war. I am, Captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant, W. H. A. Speer, Lieutenant-Colonel Commanding. Captain E. J. Hale, Jr., A. A. G. Resolutions of Company C, Twenty-Eighth North Carolina troops. At a meeting held in Company C, Twenty-eighth North Carolina Troops, January 30th, 1864, Capt. T. J. ding country. Resolved, That we earnestly request a general convention of the regiment to meet on Monday, February 1st, 1864. Resolved, That the Secretary communicate a copy of these resolutions to Brigadier-General Lane; also a copy to Colonel Speer, with the request that they be published on parade this afternoon. On motion, the meeting adjourned. T. J. Linebarger, President. G. A. Abernathy, Secretary. camp of the Eighteenth regiment, N. C. T., February 6th, 1864. At a meeting