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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter III (search)
death of Lyon a question of command during the retreat origin of the opposition of the Blairs to Fremont affair at Fredericktown. when it became probable that military force would be required by the government to maintain its authority in the nto stock-cars, loaded up, and arrived at Pilot Knob the next morning (October 20). The enemy was understood to be at Fredericktown, about twenty miles distant, and Colonel Carlin determined to march that night and attack him at daylight the next mold iron guns, so we had the advantage of him in artillery at least. The head of our column reached the vicinity of Fredericktown some time before daylight, and the troops lay upon their arms until dawn. Upon entering the town in the morning, no r noon, Colonel J. B. Plummer, with a brigade of infantry and two pieces of artillery from Cape Girardeau, arrived at Fredericktown. I am not aware whether this junction was expected by the respective commanders, or what orders they had received fr
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XVIII (search)
fested this trait, especially in minor matters. He acquired the power of absolute self-command in battle. With Thomas this quality appeared to be perfectly natural, as it did with Grant. Since I had to fight, I sometimes regretted that I could not have a chance with a musket in the ranks (behind a good parapet and head-log, of course!), for I was a remarkably good shot in my youth. But I never had a chance to fire a shot in battle except once, and that was with my artillery at Fredericktown, Missouri, where not an officer or man in the battery had any idea how to point a field-piece and give it proper elevation according to the distance. I quickly found the proper elevation by the means well known to artillerists, and then directed the battery to go on firing at that elevation, while I was called upon by the commanding officer to devote myself to some men with muskets. I have seen this passion so strong that a major-general commanding an army corps would dismount and act the
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
Eighth Wisconsin Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, Mo., 51-53 Elkins, Stephen B., Secretary 533 First Indiana Cavalry, action at Fredericktown, Mo., Oct. 20, 21, 1861, 52, 53 First Kansery (late 1st Mo. V. I.), in action near Fredericktown, Mo., 51-53 First Missouri Volunteer Infanmilitary operations on, 263, 264, 267 Fredericktown, Mo., action at, 51-53, 362, 363 Freedmen. Manter, Capt., commanding battery at Fredericktown, Mo., 53 Marietta Road, Ga., military opermont, 50; at Pilot Knob, 51; engagement at Fredericktown, 51-53, 362, 363; appointed brigadier-geneirty-eighth Illinois Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, 51-53 Thirty-third Illinois Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, 51-53 Thomas, Maj.-Gen. George H., S. reports to, at Murfreesboroa, 6tens Carlin at Pilot Knob, 51; action at Fredericktown, Mo., 51-53; capability for defeat, 254 Thnty-first Illinois Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, Mo., Oct. 20, 21, 1861, 51-53 Twenty-thir[2 more...]