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John G. B. Adams, Reminiscences of the Nineteenth Massachusetts Regiment, Chapter 3: battles of ball's Bluff and Edward's Ferry.--experiences at Darnestown and Rockville. (search)
and Edward's Ferry.--experiences at Darnestown and Rockville. In a few weeks we broke camp and took up our l years, was general.) Just before we arrived at Rockville, Md., we received ten rounds of ball cartridges and forced home the first ball. We were told that at Rockville a strong secession sentiment existed, and I expectd various duties. A part of Company A was sent to Rockville. First Sergeant Cook, myself as corporal, and tenown were in an old barn on the main street, and at Rockville in buildings on the fair ground. Our duty at Darnby another detail from the regiment and ordered to Rockville. The night before we left, Mrs. Hayes, of one of ppy. After a time we reported to the company at Rockville and found the three field officers examining the nrangement was made and I was happy. Our duty at Rockville was very light. The boys had made the acquaintanceeting soon closed. We enjoyed the pleasures of Rockville but a short time after our detail joined the compa
John G. B. Adams, Reminiscences of the Nineteenth Massachusetts Regiment, Chapter 6: battles of Fairfax Court house, Flint Hill and Antietam. (search)
ades to the rear, muskets to the front, and they were glad to see the conceit taken out of him. There is a great deal of human nature shown in the world,--even in army commanders. We now took up our line of march through Maryland. We were not the only ones who had crossed the Potomac, as the rebels had already crossed and were marching north, and we must head them off if possible. It began to look as though they would capture Washington before we captured Richmond. We marched through Rockville, where we had spent our winters so pleasantly, and met many old acquaintances, but missed several of our gentlemen friends who, we learned, had joined the rebel army. Some of the ladies, who loved the stars and bars, joked us on our On to Richmond movement, and were confident the war would soon end with the south victorious. The events of the past few months had been such that we had slight ground for an argument; but we assured them we were satisfied, and all we wanted was to get Gen
John G. B. Adams, Reminiscences of the Nineteenth Massachusetts Regiment, Chapter 7: battle of Fredericksburg and Marye's Heights. (search)
en, and as he filled it from the faucet it ran over, and the house was molasses from cellar to attic. I opened a trunk in my room and found packages of paper. Thinking they might be bonds or stock I put them in my haversack. The next day I found they were unpaid bills of the music teacher. Going out on the street we found it quite lively. One of the boys would come along with a lady on his arm, but upon inspection it proved to be another soldier with borrowed clothes. Since we left Rockville I have not mentioned Ben Falls. He had been on every march and in every battle, and had his musket shot from his shoulder at Glendale, but picked up another and went in again. While at Falmouth Captain Boyd, who was now in command of Company A, made Ben a cook, because, as he informed me, he wanted him to live to go home. While we were in Fredericksburg Ben and another man came over bringing two kettles of coffee on poles. Halting before Captain Boyd he said, Captain, if you have no us