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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 2 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 2 0 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., The Pea Ridge campaign. (search)
d after their retreat from the battlefield; their separation by following diverging lines, the disorganization of their artillery, the dissolution of the Indian Brigade, and of a part of the Arkansas troops, and finally by the impossibilty of restoring order and bringing together all their forces north of the Boston Mountains. A report of the actual strength of McCulloch's division on March 11th, three days after the battle, shows only 2894 men out of a total effective of 8384, present at Strickler's. March 2d, four days before the battle. On the 12th of March Van Dorn wrote or telegraphed from Van Buren to Colonel B. W. Share, 3d Texas Cavalry, to join the army at its encampment on the Frog Bayou road, about seven miles from that town (Van Buren), which shows that the Southern army was very considerably scattered for several days after the battle, and that Curtis could have followed it as far as the Boston Mountains without meeting any serious resistance. If Van Dorn had succeede
ling an attempt of the enemy to flank us. As soon as our artillery got into position, the brigade was ordered to fall back to Manassas. Our loss in killed and wounded was small, that of the enemy heavy. Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Louisiana, and Lawton's brigade, nineteen killed and thirty-one wounded. Enemy's loss, eighty killed and two hundred wounded, many of whom were officers of rank — Colonels and other officers. The information as to the loss on both sides I obtained from Assistant Surgeon Strickler, of the Fifth Louisiana regiment, he being left in charge of our wounded. The Surgeon also informed me that, in consequence of the total destruction of the Long Bridge, the enemy were compelled to burn a large amount of stores, railroad cars, &c., &c. After twelve o'clock at night of the twenty-seventh, the brigade was put in motion, with orders to follow General Early; but, owing to the darkness, I was unable to find him. At daylight, on the morning of the twenty-eighth, I cross
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
rs fight at Hickory Point, Jefferson county, compel the proslavery men to surrender; later in the day 101 of his men, having disobeyed the governor's orders to disband, are captured by Colonel Cooke, U. S. A., and confined in camp at Lecompton. About twenty of these men were convicted in October of murder, and sentenced to twenty years in the penitentiary)......Sept. 13, 1856 John Brown assists the free-State men at Lawrence in the defence of the town; Governor Geary orders Woodson and Strickler to disband the pro-slavery army on the Wakarusa......Sept. 14, 1856 The pro-slavery forces encamped near Lawrence since the 14th are prevailed upon by the governor to disband and return to Missouri......Sept. 17, 1856 Publication of Kansas: its Interior and exterior life, by Mrs. Sara T. L. Robinson......Oct. 24, 1856 Governor Geary announces that peace prevails throughout the Territory of Kansas ......Nov. 11, 1856 Col. William A. Phillips publishes his book, The conquest of K
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Authorities. (search)
e and Sailor's Creek, Va., 1865 77, 4 North Anna River, Va., May 22-27, 1864 96, 2 Petersburg and five Forks, Va., 1864-65 77, 2 Richmond, Va., and vicinity, 1864-65 77, 1 Totopotomoy River, Va., May 28-31, 1864 96, 6 Wilderness, Va., May 5-7, 1864 96, 1 Strauch, George B.: Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19, 1864 99, 2 Fisher's Hill, Va., Sept. 22, 1864 99, 2 Waynesborough, Va., March 2, 1865 72, 7 Winchester, Va., Sept. 19, 1864 99, 1 Strickler, Henry W.: Dranesville, Va., Dec. 20, 1861 41, 2 Stryker, Stephen W.: Hanover Court-House, Va., May 27, 1862 21, 3 Stuart, James E. B.: Catlett's Station, Va., Aug. 22, 1862 23, 5 Fredericksburg, Va., Aug. 18, 1862 23, 3 Northern Virginia Campaign, Aug. 16-Sept. 2, 1862 23, 2, 4 Seven-Days' battles, June 25-July 1, 1862 22, 1 Stuart's Expedition, Oct. 9-12, 1862 25, 6 Stuart's Raid, June 13-15, 1862 21, 9 Stuart, F. T.: Chancellor
, 809; Obenchain, 117. For secession, 1,260; against, 2. Halifax. George H. West and John R. Edmunds are elected to the House of Delegates by large majorities. Logan is elected to the Senate — all for secession. Prince Edward. For House of Delegates--T. T. Tredway, 403; R. A. Booker, 226; For secession, 688; against, none. For amendment, 385; against it, 214. All the precincts heard from, and this is the final result. Culpeper. For secession, 848; against it, none — tw precincts to hear from. Page. For Ordinance of Secession, 725; against, 0 Spitler, for S nate, 696; Booton, 275; Strickler, 183; McPherson, 117. Equal taxation, 716; against, 10. Buckingham. Robert A. Coghill, for Senate, 136; P. W. McKinney, for House of Delegates; 137; for amendment, 108; against amendment, 11; for ratification, 139, against, none. Neither Coghill nor McKinney had an opponent. I do not believe there will be a single vote against Secession in the count
d Alexandria. We have heard of several names among the wounded not heretofore published. Of these are Col. Lawson Botts, of the 2d Virginia regiment, wounded in the face, but not dangerously; Lieut. Col. Rowan and Maj. Nadenbousch, of the same regiment, the former slightly, and the latter severely; Colonel Grigsby, 27th Va., wounded; Major Terry 4th Va., wounded in the arm; Capts. Simms, Samuel Moore, 2d Va., wounded; Capts. Gibson, Lee, Harman, Bennett, Fulton, and Lieutenants Wade, Strickler, and Slosser, 4th Va., wounded; Lieut. Cummings, 4th Va., killed; Capt. Roberts, 5th Va., wounded. Capt. Simme's company, of the 5th Va., lost every officer. Major May, of the 12th Va. reg't, was killed, and two of his brothers in the same regiment wounded. Passengers by the train reported the death of Gen. Ewell, but this was afterwards contradicted. Up to a late hour last night the War Department had received no additional information. One account states that the loss in
The Daily Dispatch: May 23, 1863., [Electronic resource], Meeting of officers of the "Stonewall Brigade" (search)
mittee of five be appointed to correspond with the Secretary of War, with a view to carry out the 3d resolution of the meeting. The Chair appointed the following committee:--Col. Funk, 5th Va.; Lieut.-Col. Colston, 2d. Va.; Maj-Terry, 4th Va; Capt. Frazier, 27th Va., and Capt Bedinger, 33d Va. the following resolutions were submitted by Maj. Terry: 1. Resolved, That it is the desire of this brigade to erect over the grave of Lieut.-General Jackson a suitable monument. 2. That a committee of five be appointed to carry into effect the above resolution, and that for the purpose the committee be clothed with full power to appoint a treasurer and sub- committees in each regiment, to collect funds, adopt designs, inscriptions, &c. The resolutions were passed unanimously, and the following committee appointed: Col. J. Q. A. Nadenbousch, 2d Va.; Capt Strickler, 4th Va.; Lieut. Colonel Williams, 5th Va; Lieut. Colonel Shriver, 27th Va.; Lieut.-Colonel Spengler, 33d Va.