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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 18 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 5 1 Browse Search
D. H. Hill, Jr., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 4, North Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 3 3 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 3 1 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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to Charleston the Rebels driven out of Fort Wagner Com. Stephens assaults Fort Sumter Charleston bombarded from Wagner foundering of the Weehawken D. H. Hill repelled at Newbern attacks Washington, N. C. is driven off by Foster fight at Gum Swamp. the Savannah river having, with its largest affluent, the Tugaloo, formed the boundary between South Carolina and Georgia from their northern verge, after a generally south-east course of some 300 miles, passing, at the head of ship navigatnd. Of course, the presumption is strong that Hill's force had been over-estimated by Foster at 20,000. An expedition composed of three Mass. regiments. under Col. J. R. Jones, was soon dispatched May 21. to capture a Rebel outpost at Gum Swamp, 8 miles from Kinston; and was partially successful, taking 165 prisoners; but the enemy attacked our outpost in return, killing Col. Jones and inflicting some other loss, though finally repulsed. A cavalry raid, supported by infantry, to Wa
Gilmer, Va., 593. Fort Gregg, Va., 734. Fort Harrison, Va., 593. Forts Jackson and St. Philip, La., 89. Fort Macon, N. C., 79. Fort Pemberton, Miss., 297. Fort Rosecrans, Tenn., 683. Fort Smith, Ark., 555. Fort Steedman, Va., 728. Fort Sumter (assault), 481. (do. (bombardment), 466. Fort Wagner (assault), 476. Franklin, Tenn., 285. Front Roval,Va., 134. Gallatin, Tenn., 213. Glasgow, Mo., 560. Grand Gulf, Miss., 302. Greensburg. Ky., 687. Grenada, Miss., 615. Gum Swamp, N. C., 463. Harpeth River, Tenn., 787. Harrison, Mo., 557. Harrisonburg, Va., 137. Hartsville, Mo., 447. Hartsville, Tenn., 271. Hatchie River, Miss., 230. Haymarket, Va., 182. Henderson's Hill, La., 537. Holly Springs, Miss., 286. Honey Hill, S. C., 696. Honey Springs, I. T., 449. Independence, Mo., 36; 560. Jackson, Miss., 317. James Island, S. C., 475. James River, Va., 727. Jefferson, Va., 395. Jenkins's Ferry, Ark., 553. Jericho Ford. Va., 577. Johnsonville, Tenn.
the Army of the Tennessee, instead of by their corps numbers. Upon the reorganization of the Sixteenth Corps, prior to the Mobile campaign of 1865, this division of the Seventeenth was merged in the larger organization of the Sixteenth; hence, the Seventeenth Corps, in 1865, consisted of the three divisions then marching with Sherman north ward through the Carolinas. Eighteenth Corps. Kinston Whitehall Goldsboro Siege of Washington (N. C.); Siege of Suffolk Quaker Bridge Gum Swamp Bachelor's Creek Winton Port Walthall Arrowfield Church Drewry's Bluff Bermuda Hundred Cold Harbor assault on Petersburg, June 15th Mine Explosion Petersburg Trenches Chaffin's Farm Fair Oaks (1864); Fall of Richmond. On December 24, 1862, the President ordered that the troops in the Department of North Carolina should be organized into a corps and designated as the Eighteenth. These troops were stationed at Newbern, Plymouth, Beaufort, and vicinity. They included Peck's D
14   20 20 147 Totals 9 128 137 3 261 264 1,509 Total of killed and wounded, 487. Deaths in Confederate prisons, 116. battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W. Roanoke Island, N. C. 5 Drewry's Bluff, Va. 22 New Berne, N. C. 15 Cold Harbor, Va., June 2 5 Guerillas, N. C., Nov. 7, 1862 1 Cold Harbor, Va., June 3 24 Goldsboro, N. C. 1 Cold Harbor Trenches, Va. 3 Winfield, N. C. 2 Petersburg, Va. (assault) 22 Washington, N. C. 2 Petersburg Trenches, Va. 12 Gum Swamp, N. C. 3 Foster Bridge, N. C. 1 Port Walthall, Va. 2 South West Creek, N. C. 8 Arrowfield Church, Va., 7 Picket duty 2 notes.--Recruited in the western part of the State, and arrived at Annapolis, Md., on November 5, 1861. It remained there undergoing instructions and drill for two months, and then sailed for North Carolina. It was assigned to Foster's (1st) Brigade, and fought under Burnside at Roanoke Island and New Berne, its casualties in the latter action amounting to 9 kill
Doc. 199.-expedition to Gum swamp, N. C. General Foster's report. headquarters Tenth army corps, Newbern, N. C., June 2, 1863. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief United States Army, Washington, D. C: General: Referring to my brief report of May twenty-second, I have the honor to report that, learning from Colonel J. Richter Jones, commanding outposts, that he deemed it possible to capture the enemy's outpost regiments at Gum Swamps, eight miles from Kinston, I ordered Colonel Lee's brigade, consisting of the Fifth, Twenty-fifth, and Forty-sixth Massachusetts regiments, three pieces of Boggs's battery, and a battalion of cavalry, to report to him. Colonel Jones ordered the Fifth, Twenty-fifth, and Forty-sixth, with the artillery and cavalry, under the command of Colonel Pierson, Fifth Massachusetts, to advance up the railroad and Dover road, to attack the enemy's work in front, while the Fifty-eighth Pennsylvania volunteers, and the Twenty-seventh Massachusetts vol
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Massachusetts Volunteers. (search)
Expedition toward Kinston April 27-May 1. Wise's Cross Roads April 28. Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Moved to Boston June 22-25, and there mustered out July 2, 1863. Lost by disease 16 Enlisted men. 100 . Core Creek March 7. Skirmishes at Deep Gully, New Berne, March 13-14. Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Expedition to Swift Creek July 17-20, and to Winton July 25-31. Moved to Newport News October 16-18 and dtoward Kinston April 27-May 1. Dover Road and Wise's Cross Roads April 28. Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Provost duty at New Berne June 5 to October 1. Expedition to Trenton July 4-8. Quaker Bridge July 6. Kinston April 27-May 1. Dover Road April 28. Moved to Newberne May 7-8. Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Batchelor's Creek May 23. Duty at Newberne till June 24. Moved to Fortress Monroe June 24-28, thence t
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, New York Volunteers. (search)
ully, New Berne, March 13-14 (Detachment). Siege of Washington March 30-April 20 (1 Co.). White Forks April 3. Gum Swamp April 4. Swann's Quarter April 4. Rodman's Point April 4-5 (1 Co.). Near Dover, Core Creek and Young's Cross R. Peletier's Mills May 5 (4 Cos.). Stony Creek May 7 (4 Cos.). Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23 (4 Cos.). Gum Swamp May 22 (4 Cos.). Bachelor's Creek May 23. Washington May 24. Tranter's Creek, Jacksonville. May 31-June 2. 22. Jackson's Mills June 22. Swansboro June 23. Near Kinston June 28. Deep Gully September 19. Scout to Gum Swamp October 11-13. Gardiner's Bridge December 4 and 9. Scout to Southwest Creek December 10-25. Foster's Mills Decward Kinston April 16-21 and April 27-May 1. Wise's Cross Roads April 28. Expedition toward Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Raid on Wilmington & Weldon Railroad July 3-7. Warsaw and Kenansville July 5. Moved to Newport News, V
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Pennsylvania Volunteers. (search)
, and duty there till January, 1863. Embarked for Beaufort, N. C., January 5, thence moved to New Berne, and duty there till June. Expedition to Core Creek February 12-13. Sandy Ridge February 13. Demonstration on Kinston March 6-8. Near Dover March 7. Expedition toward Kinston April 16-21. Core Creek April 17-18. Sandy Ridge April 20. Demonstration on Kinston April 27-May 1. Wise's Cross Roads and Dover Road April 28. Demonstration on Kinston May 20-23. Gum Swamp May 22. Batchelor's Creek May 23. Moved to Washington, N. C., June 26, and duty there till April, 1864. Expedition from Washington to Chicora Creek December 17, 1863 (Co. B ). Regiment re-enlisted January 1, 1864. Reconnoissance on Neuse River Road January 27-28. Near Blount's Creek April 5, 1864 (Detachment). Ordered to Yorktown, Va., April 28. Butler's operations on south side of James River and against Petersburg and Richmond May 4-28. Swift Creek or Arrowfie
ison duty, had an encounter at Winfield or Rocky Hoc March 23, 1863, with slight loss. During the siege of Washington, N. C., March 30– April 16, Major-General Foster reports the 27th and 44th Mass. infantries as having behaved nobly, though happily with small loss. He also complimented the 45th for the efficient and soldierly manner in which they had served as provost guard at New Berne. Official War Records, XVIII, 216, 220. On May 22, 1863, the 27th Mass. sustained some loss at Gum Swamp, where it had marched fifteen miles, in single file through dense woods, to surprise the enemy; and on. the following day Cos. A and I of the 46th sustained most honorably their position at an outpost under Colonel Jones of the 58th Pennsylvania. After this commander was killed the two companies held an advanced redoubt, under Captain Tifft, when the rest of the force had fallen back several miles; but were finally relieved. Sergt. A. S. Bryant of Co. A was made sergeant-major and receiv
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-seventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
sted men,––20162420131110101213–149 Totals,–––––––––––––152 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––201519344817237–120 Total losses,— Officers,110–––––––––––11 Enlisted men,––45385341274024343830–370 Totals,–––––––––––––381 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. Feb. 8, Roanoke Island, N. C.,–––1–––21––––4 March 14, New Berne, N. C.,–111111311–1–12 Dec. 17, Goldsboroa, N. C.,–––––––1–––––1 1863. March 24, Rocky Hoc Creek, N. C.–––––––––2–––2 May 22-23, Gum Swamp, N. C.,–––––––1–––1–2 Place unknown,––––––1––––––1 1864. May 6-7, Port Walthall, Va.,––2–11––––1––5 May 9, Arrowfield Church,Va.,–1141–––1––1–9 May 14-16, Drewry's Bluff, Va. (Fort Darling).–1-––1215–1–1–12 May
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