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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 58 (search)
ley's and Newton's divisions, the former taking the advance and establishing their lines that night in front of the enemy's fourth and last line of works, at the base of Kenesaw Mountain, the line thus established being a little south of west of Kenesaw, the general front being east and about two and a half miles from the enemy's third line of works at the point where we passed through in the morning. Our division being in reserve, the brigade did not become engaged during the day. At an earlysaw Mountain and Marietta, at daylight on the 3d, our skirmishers occupied his works in our immediate front, and advancing as far as Marietta, secured 89 prisoners, including 3 commissioned officers. Our casualties during these operations about Kenesaw were: Killed, 35 wounded, 193; missing, 1; total, 229 July 3, about 9 a. m. we marched with the division, moving toward Marietta on a road to the right of the railroad, passing through and to the south of the same for about two miles, when
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 62 (search)
position. We were in this position on the morning of the 5th of June, when it was discovered that the enemy had gone during the night. On the morning of the 6th we marched to, and went into camp near, Acworth, Ga. We remained here quietly in camp on the 7th, 8th, and 9th. On the latter day Colonel Wallace left the command, on a leave of absence, and turned it over to me. The 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th we spent in camp, and in moving into position, confronted the position of the enemy at Kenesaw and Pine Mountains. On the 14th we were on the left of the first line of the brigade, our left connecting with the right of General Baird's division, of the Fourteenth Corps. We advanced during the day about half a mile from the position we occupied in the morning, a-d in the afternoon were ordered to relieve the skirmishers of the Thirty-second Indiana, covering the front of the brigade, which I did with Company A, Lieutenant Hanson. Our skirmishers drove the skirmishers of the enemy i
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 76 (search)
ky was 1 officer wounded, 1 man killed, and 5 wounded. That of the Seventyninth Indiana was 2 killed and 3 wounded. We were relieved before dark by the Thirteenth and Fifty-ninth Ohio Regiments. Enemy evacuated during the night, falling back to Kenesaw. Moved out on the morning of the 19th in rear of Stanley's division and bivouacked at night in rear of line occupied by that division, directly in front of Kenesaw. On the evening of the 20th moved to the right to relieve a part of the TwentieKenesaw. On the evening of the 20th moved to the right to relieve a part of the Twentieth Corps. On the evening of the 21st the rebel skirmishers were driven from their barricades in our front and we moved out with other regiments of the brigade, advancing our main line 400 yards, fortifying the position gained. These were the last works we built north of Marietta, and covered the Marietta and Dallas road. On the 24th we had 3 men wounded on the skirmish line. No movement occurred between this date and the 26th, at which time I was succeeded in command of the regiment by Col
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 96 (search)
ptain Hinson. They advanced about two miles on the Marietta road to the base of Kenesaw Mountain, drove the enemy's rear guard from three diferent positions, capturing a rebel ambulance, 2 mules, and 4 prisoners. The detachment was then ordered back to the works abandoned by the enemy, to await further orders. About 10 a. m, General Palmer ordered the detachment to advance with and protect the left flank of General Morgan's skirmish line. Captain Hinson again moved forward to the base of Kenesaw and drove the rebels some distance up the mountain side. The brigade moved forward at 7 p. m. and took position on the left of General Baird's division, near the base of Kenesaw Mountain. June 20.-About 4 p. m. received orders from division headquarters tQ move to the right and relieve General Kimball's brigade, of General Newton's division, which was accomplished by 8 p. m. About 11 p. m. I again moved to the right and relieved Colonel Grose's brigade. June 21.-At 8.30 a. m. the
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 100 (search)
ishing, the main line being advanced, as well as the skirmish line, on the evening of the 18th, about half a mile. During the night the enemy again retired and the regiment marched next day in pursuit and took up a position close to the base of Kenesaw at midnight of the 20th. Here it lay close to the works of the enemy, constantly skirmishing and subject to a raking fire from several batteries, until the night of the 22d, when it was relieved; retired and lay in reserve until the night of the 2d of July. The balance of the army being moved to the right, the brigade was relieved from duty in the center, and marched to the left, where the men were engaged during the night constructing breast-works, but the morning of the 3d revealed Kenesaw deserted by the enemy, and the regiment was immediately marched through Marietta and four miles south, where the troops bivouacked for the night. In the afternoon of the 4th the regiment was moved to the right of the Second Brigade and began to
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 108 (search)
h was accomplished, and the ground held until evening, when the First Brigade took possession, and I, being relieved, returned to works occupied in the morning. Here we lay until the morning of the 18th instant, when we moved to the front and right the distance of a mile. During the night of the 18th the enemy withdrew to a position on line with Kenesaw Mountain, and on the 19th we advanced to within two miles of the mountain, and on the immediate front. On the 20th moved to the right of Kenesaw, and being in reserve, went into bivouac, concealed by woods, and remained until the night of the 22d, when we moved to the front and relieved troops of Whitaker's brigade, Fourth Army Corps, who were occupying intrenchments; occupied this position until the 27th, losing 1 man killed and 2 wounded, being exposed during the time to the enemy's artillery, they having a battery planted in our immediate front and within 250 yards. Being relieved on the night of the 27th, was ordered in reserve
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 113 (search)
ecial mention. On the Ist of June Lieut. R. F. Little joined. On the 6th, the enemy having retreated, the battalion marched to Big Shanty and rested till the 10th, when continued the march, feeling for the enemy. On the 22d, with the brigade, ielieved General Whitaker's brigade before Kenesaw Mountain, and remained under fire of the enemy's artillery and sharpshooters within seventy-five yards of his works till the 3d, when marched through Marietta in pursuit of the retreating enemy. At Kenesaw Lieutenant Wilcox was sent back to hospital, being sick. On the 4th of July overtook the enemy in position behind works, and two companies of the battalion, under command of Captain Denton and Lieutenant Little, in company with several other companies of the brigade, the whole under command of Capt. G. W. Smith, commanding First Battalion, Eighteenth U. S. Infantry, were advanced as skirmishers, and, charging the enemy's rifle-pits, carried them in the most gallant manner. Lieutenant Litt
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 114 (search)
U. S. Infantry, on first line of the brigade. On the morning of the 5th of June the rebels were found to have again vacated their works in our front. Marched on 6th about seven miles toward Big Shanty. Camped in thick woods. The battalion was employed until the 18th of June in digging rifle-pits, supporting batteries, performing the usual guard and picket duties, and in moving nearer to the line of railroad between Acworth and. Marietta. The enemy having left their position in front of Kenesaw, the battalion, on the 19th, took position near Kenesaw Mountain. On 22d relieved a portion of Whitaker's brigade, Fourth Corps. Lay in breast-works at this point until the 27th, during which time the battalion lost 4 killed and 3 wounded. Moved to the left on 2d of July, near Brush Mountain, and again on the morning of the 3d, in pursuit of the enemy, who, evacuating his works on the mountain, was hurrying toward the Chattahoochee. Marched through Marietta, and four miles south of it ca
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 115 (search)
nt. Breastworks were thrown up, and various movements and dispositions were made during the day and night, which were rendered useless the next morning by the retreat of the enemy. On the night of the 20th I relieved General Harker in front of Kenesaw. The whole night was spent in strengthening the position. Three batteries were disposed along my line. For two days my command lay under the most furious artillery fire that it has ever been my lot to experience. The enemy, from various direwas relieved by General Kimball, and with the division moved to the left to form a new line perpendicular to the rear of the extreme left. All night was spent in fortifying. Early next morning we were in pursuit of the enemy, who had abandoned Kenesaw and were in full retreat. We passed through Marietta, and came up with them about three miles south of this place, where they had prepared breast-works. On the 5th the enemy abandoned this position, and fell back to their works, across the Cha
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 117 (search)
d. Before Adjutant Harvey returned, the enemy again charged, during which I was wounded, and the command devolved upon Maj. T. V. Kimble. On the 6th day of June, the enemy having retreated, the regiment marched about seven miles to the vicinity of the Chattanooga and Atlanta Railroad. From the 7th to the 10th day of June, both inclusive, the regiment laid in camp. On the :11th of June the regiment moved out of camp and formed line of battle in front of the rebel lines running from Kenesaw to Lost Mountain. In this position the regiment skirmished with the enemy, gradually advancing and driving them back until June 19, when the enemy retreated from our immediate front and fell back about two miles to a new and more formidable position. June 20, the regiment marched about two miles and took position about one mile to the right of Kenesaw Mountain, where it remained under the fire of artillery and sharpshooters until June 23, when it marched about three miles to the right
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