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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Antietam, battle of. (search)
ubleday. Hooker at once attacked the Confederate left, commanded by Stonewall Jackson, who was soon reinforced by General Hood. Sumner was directed to send over Mansfield's corps during the night, and to hold his own in readiness to pass over the next morning. Hooker's first movement was successful. He drove black the Confederates, and his army rested on their arms that night on the ground they had won. Mansfield's corps crossed in the evening, and at dawn (Sept. 17) the contest was renewed by Hooker. It was obstinate and severe. The National batteries on the east side of the creek greatly assisted in driving the Confederates away, with heavy loss,, beyled upon Doubleday for help. A brigade under General Hartsuff pressed forward against a heavy storm of missiles, and its leader was severely wounded. Meanwhile Mansfield's corps had been ordered up, and before it became engaged the veteran leader was mortally wounded. The command then devolved on General Williams, who left his d
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Welch, Moses Cook 1754- (search)
Welch, Moses Cook 1754- Clergyman; born in Mansfield, Conn., Feb. 22, 1754; graduated at Yale College in 1772; taught school; studied law and medicine; taught again: then studied theology; was ordained in 1784, and succeeded his father as pastor of a church in Mansfield, which he held till his death, April 21, 1824. He wrote Eulogy on Benjamin Chaplin; The addresser addressed, etc.