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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 4: military operations in Western Virginia, and on the sea-coast (search)
0. Rosecrans and Lee between the Gauley and New Rivers Floyd driven from New River, 101. Benham'sNew River, 101. Benham's unsuccessful pursuit of Floyd Rosecrans retires Kelley in Western Virginia, 102. battle near Rohe junction of New River with the Gauley, New River rises among the spurs of the Blue Ridge, in t on the summit of Big Sewell Mountain, near New River, thirty miles distant from the battle-field.e Nationals on and near the Gauley River and New River, and there, as the senior officer, he concenin the crotch formed by the Gauley River and New River. His main camp was on New River, and his liNew River, and his lines extended down to the Gauley. The breach between Wise and Floyd widened, and, late in Septembern October, took position on the left bank of New River, and erected batteries there a little above 's rear, was frustrated by a sudden flood in New River, and the Confederates were struck only in theneral Benham had crossed below the mouth of New River, with his brigade. Rosecrans, fearing Floyd[3 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 12: operations on the coasts of the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. (search)
Taking with him, at about the first of January, 1862; seventy Rhode Island soldiers, in two boats managed by negro crews and pilots, he thridded the intricate passages between the low, oozy islands and mud-banks in that region (always under cover of night, for the Confederates had watchful pickets at every approach to the fort), and found a way into the Savannah River above the fort, partly through an artificial channel called Wall's Cut, which had for several years connected Wright's and New Rivers. He reported accordingly, when Captain John Rogers made another reconnoissance at night, and so satisfied himself that gun-boats could navigate the way, that he offered to command an expedition that might attempt it. Sherman and Dupont at once organized one for the purpose. The land troops were placed in charge of General Viele, These troops consisted of the Forty-eighth New York; two companies of New York volunteer engineers, and two companies of Rhode Island volunteer artillery with