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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Operations against Newbern in 1864. (search)
s. It had been determined in case of a failure in the attack on the south, that my forces should be withdrawn to join General Pickett, and assault on the west. I was already, by the nearest practicable route, (24) twenty-four miles from General Pickett. This detour by Evan's Mill, while it added nothing to our chance of success, added also eleven (11) miles to the distance between us. I, immediately on arriving in front of the works of Newbern, advanced my line of skirmishers close to Brice's Creek. The enemy opened and kept up a fire upon them during the whole of the 1st and 2d instant from the works and field batteries. The resistance offered to General Pickett's advance seemed to be so obstinate, as indicated by long continuance of firing in the same direction, that I deemed it advisable to make a diversion in his favor, and accordingly opened with six (6) rifles upon the block-house and contiguous forts. Having accomplished this object the pieces were withdrawn; the enem
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, New York Volunteers. (search)
dge. Chincapin Creek, December 16 (Cos. A, B and E ). Scout from Rocky Run toward Trenton December 21-24 (Detachment). Near Washington December 21. Expedition from Newport Barracks to Young's Cross Roads, Swansboro and Jackson December 27-29. Swansboro Road December 28. Greenville December 30. Operations about New Berne against Whiting January 18-February 16, 1864. Expedition to Onslow County January 27. New Berne February 1-4. Batchelor's Creek February 1. Brice's Creek February 1-2. Beach Grove February 1-3. Near Plymouth February 12. Greenville February 18-19. Near Plymouth April 2. Beaver Creek April 17. Plymouth April 17-20 (Cos. A, F ). Tom Mack's Fork April 21. Before New Berne May 4-6. Expedition from Batchelor's Creek to near Kinston June 20-23 (Cos. B, D ). Expedition against Wilmington and Weldon Railroad June 20-25 (Co. E ). Onslow County June 20. North East June 20-21. Southwest Creek June 22. Sne
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Memoranda of Thirty-Eighth Virginia infantry. (search)
d went into camp near that place on 8th. Major J. R. Cabell had been promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel, Captain G. K. Griggs to Major, date from 3d July. The regiment remained in winter quarters until 1st November it was sent to Hanover Courthouse, Virginia, and returned on 11th to Kingston, North Carolina. On 30th January, 1864, the regiment with the division ordered to invest Newbern. On morning of 1st February formed line of battle at Polletsville and opened fire on enemy's works at Brice's Creek. Remained in line of battle until night 3d, when fell back and with rapid and hard marching arrived in camp at Kingston on 4th, remained until 14th, took train for Richmond, Virginia, going into camp near the city on 3d May on nine-mile road. Ordered and disposed of all surplus baggage. Marched on 7th, taking steamer to Drewry's Bluff to check the enemy under Butler. Colonel Whittle having been retired, Lieutenant-Colonel J. R. Cabell promoted to Colonel and Major G. K. Griggs to Lie