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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 2 0 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., East Tennessee and the campaign of Perryville. (search)
rs for further orders. Official Records, Vol. XVI., Part II., p. 580 I expected that these objects would be accomplished by 7 o'clock in the morning. During the night it was ascertained that there were some pools of water in the bed of Doctor's Fork, which crossed the road in front of us, and of which the enemy's rear-guard held possession. Colonel Daniel McCook, commanding a brigade in Sheridan's division, was selected to attack the enemy and get possession of the water, which he did ing's brigade from Mitchell's division; but he was steadily driven back for a mile, until the enemy's pursuing line came within the enfilading fire of Sheridan's artillery, which was delivered with great effect across the intervening valley of Doctor's Fork. At 4 o'clock Captain Fisher of McCook's staff arrived and reported to me that the left corps had been sustaining a severe conflict for a considerable time, and was being driven back. I was astonished. Not a sound of musketry had been hear
-guns. The enemy retreated across Chaplin River to the Harrodsburgh turnpike, about one half-mile distant from the battle-field, thence to Harrods-burgh. The battle-field was a chosen one of the enemy. They marched from Harrodsburgh to give our army battle, at or near Perryville. The ground upon which the battle was fought was very much broken by hills and deep ravines, which offered every facility to them to conceal their troops. The bluffs and dry channels of Chaplin River and Doctor's Fork also gave the enemy every advantage for concealing and massing large bodies of troops. I was assailed by, at least, three divisions. I have since been reliably informed that Gen. Bragg commanded the enemy in person, and that Polk's and Hardee's corps were present upon the field. Thus ends my account of the part taken by my corps in the battle of Chaplin Hills, the bloodiest battle of modern times, for the number of troops engaged on our side. Rousseau had present on the field seven
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Kentucky, 1862 (search)
4: Skirmish near Clay VillageILLINOIS--34th and 79th Infantry. INDIANA--29th and 30th Infantry. KENTUCKY--9th Cavalry. PENNSYLVANIA--77th Infantry. Oct. 5: Skirmish, MadisonvilleINDIANA--4th Cavalry. Oct. 5: Skirmish, GlasgowKENTUCKY--20th Infantry. Oct. 6: Skirmish, Black Fork(No Reports.) Oct. 6: Skirmish, Burnt Cross Roads(No Reports.) Oct. 6: Skirmish, Fair Ground(No Reports.) Oct. 6: Skirmish, Springfield(No Reports.) Oct. 7: Skirmish, Brown Hill(No Reports.) Oct. 7: Action, Doctor's ForkPENNSYLVANIA--9th Cavalry. Oct. 8: Battle of PerryvilleILLINOIS--Battery "I" 2d Light Arty.; 21st, 24th, 25th, 35th, 36th, 38th, 44th, 59th, 73d, 74th, 75th, 80th, 84th, 85th, 86th, 88th, 123d and 125th Infantry. INDIANA--2d Cavalry; 4th, 6th, 10th and 19th Indpt. Batteries Light Arty.; 9th, 10th, 22d, 31st, 35th, 38th, 40th, 42d, 57th, 73d, 74th, 75th, 80th, 81st, 82d, 87th and 88th Infantry. KANSAS--8th Infantry. KENTUCKY--1st, 2d and 9th Cavalry; Battery "A" Light Arty.; 4th, 5th, 10t
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Pennsylvania Volunteers. (search)
1st Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to July, 1865. Service. Lebanon, Ky., May 4-5, 1862 (3rd Battalion). Spring Creek May 14 (3rd Battalion). Tompkinsville June 6 (3rd Battalion). Operations against Morgan July 4-28. Tompkinsville July 9 (3rd Battalion). Glasgow July 10. Paris July 19. Regiment assembled at Lebanon, Ky., August. Crab Orchard, Ky., August 22. Frankfort September 2. Near Perryville October 6-7. Doctor's Fork October 7. Perryville October 8. Carter's Raid from Winchester, Ky., to East Tennessee and Southwest Kentucky December 20, 1862, to January 5, 1863. Passage of Moccasin Gap December 29. Watauga Bridge, Carter's Station and Union December 30. Carter's Depot December 31. Watauga River January 1, 1863. Jonesville, Va., January 2. Union January 15. Reconnoissance from Franklin February 21. Thompson's Station, Spring Hill, March 4-5 (Detachment). Expedition fr