hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 147 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 2 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 1 1 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the collection for Davisboro (Georgia, United States) or search for Davisboro (Georgia, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 74 results in 10 document sections:

ge, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville,Tennille, and Davisboro, machine-shops, turn-tables, depots, water tanks, r escort of Carlin's division, moved by the way of Davisboro upon Louisville; while Baird's and Morgan's divisieth corps and trains, occupying the main road from Davisboro to Louisville, Carlin's division and my corps trai. The Third division marched with the trains, via Davisboro, across the Ogeechee and Rocky Comfort Rivers, andgineers destroyed the same to within five miles of Davisboro. The Third division and trains moved from Sandersville to Davisboro.--Weather: Fine.--Road: Excellent; the bridge at Davisboro over Williamson's Swamp Creek wasDavisboro over Williamson's Swamp Creek was not destroyed.--Supplies: Plenty.--Distance: Fifteen miles. November 28. Order of march: The cavalry, Th Second division destroyed railroad at and west of Davisboro; the Second brigade, Second division, covering parcond division and Michigan Engineers moved up from Davisboro; Third brigade, First division, protecting part of
Tennille Station, (No 13,) the Third division being left to cover the trains. The First Michigan engineers reported for duty with the corps. On the twenty-seventh, twenty-eighth, and twenty-ninth, the Central Railroad and all wag-on-bridges over Williamson's Swamp Creek were destroyed from Tennille Station to the Ogeechee River, including the long railroad bridge over that stream, by the First and Second divisions and Michigan Engineers. The Third division marched with the trains, via Davisboro, across the Ogeechee and Rocky Comfort Rivers, and encamped near Louisville. On the thirtieth, the First and Second divisions moved up the Ogeechee to Coward's Bridge, which was found partly destroyed, but easily repaired. The whole corps encamped about three miles south of Louisville. Between the Oconee and Ogeechee, the roads, excepting at the river and swamp crossings, were good, the country very level, and the weather, during the march, superb. Supplies of all kinds were very
vision, preceded by the cavalry, moved south of Georgia Central Railroad, while Second division and Michigan Engineers destroyed the same to within five miles of Davisboro. The Third division and trains moved from Sandersville to Davisboro.--Weather: Fine.--Road: Excellent; the bridge at Davisboro over Williamson's Swamp Creek wasral Railroad, while Second division and Michigan Engineers destroyed the same to within five miles of Davisboro. The Third division and trains moved from Sandersville to Davisboro.--Weather: Fine.--Road: Excellent; the bridge at Davisboro over Williamson's Swamp Creek was not destroyed.--Supplies: Plenty.--Distance: Fifteen miles.ral Railroad, while Second division and Michigan Engineers destroyed the same to within five miles of Davisboro. The Third division and trains moved from Sandersville to Davisboro.--Weather: Fine.--Road: Excellent; the bridge at Davisboro over Williamson's Swamp Creek was not destroyed.--Supplies: Plenty.--Distance: Fifteen miles.
November 28. Order of march: The cavalry, Third division, and trains moved toward Louisville and encamped on Ogeechee River; the First division destroyed railroad to Speir's Station; the Michigan Engineers and Second division destroyed railroad at and west of Davisboro; the Second brigade, Second division, covering part of the train to Speir's Station.--Weather: Fine.--Road: Excellent.--Supplies: Abundant.--Distance: Twelve miles.
November 29. Order of march: Cavalry. Third division, and train crossed the Ogeechee and Rocky Comfort Creek on pontoons, and encamped south-cast of Louisville. The First and Second brigades, First division, destroyed railroad from Speir's Station to Station 10 1/2; the Second brigade, Second division, from 10 1/2 to Ogeechee River; the remainder of Second division and Michigan Engineers moved up from Davisboro; Third brigade, First division, protecting part of train.--Weather: Fine.--Road: Good.--Supplies: Plenty.--Distance: Nine miles.
ixteenth, I marched from Atlanta, via Decatur, to Lithonia, twenty miles. On the twenty-first, I marched to Yellow River, destroying five miles of the Georgia Railroad. The march was continued through Covington to Harris's plantation, where we turned southward toward Shady Dale, and on to Milledgeville, where we arrived on the twenty-third. On the twenty-fourth, we crossed the Oconee and marched on Sandersville, arriving there on the twenty-seventh. On the twenty-eighth, we arrived at Davisboro. Continuing the march due east, through Louisville, we struck the Augusta and Millen Railroad at Lumpkins Station, and destroyed three miles of railroad, all the buildings, platforms, wood, etc. Marching on eastward, we struck the Savannah and Augusta road near the Savannah River and turned southward. On the eleventh of December I arrived before Savannah, and took position on the right of the Louisville road, relieving Mowers's, Leggett's, and G. A. Smith's divisions of the Fifteenth c
ovember 27.--Marched eighteen miles east, to Davisboro, Station No. 12, Georgia Central Railroad. Csed Williamson's Swamp Creek, and arrived at Davisboro. Here the troops were encamped for the nighailroad. November twenty-seventh, marched to Davisboro, Station No. 12. November twenty-eighth, marere, in pursuance of my orders, I marched to Davisboro by the most direct road, and there encamped le and Gordon, 2 miles; between Tennille and Davisboro, 9 miles; total, 26 1/2 miles. Railroad bfor dinner, and at four P. M. we started for Davisboro, and after a tedious march, we arrived there regiment, was wounded in the foot. Reached Davisboro about eight P. M., bivouacked for the night.te the destruction of the road. Returned to Davisboro at eight P. M., and encamped for the night. ge of corps trains and artillery; marched to Davisboro, fourteen miles; went into camp early, gettit of the Georgia Central Railroad; camped at Davisboro on the railroad, on the night of the twenty-[38 more...]
y, Nov. 248 00 A. M.4 00 P. M.13 In the woodsFine and warmerGood levelBuilt bridge over Buffalo Creek. Friday, Nov. 258 00 A. M.4 30 P. M.8 Buffalo CreekWarm, fine weatherGood countrySkirmish with the enemy in evening; passed Hebron. General Sherman joined us. Saturday, Nov. 267 00 A. M.10 A. M. by odom.8 SandersvilleWarm, fine weatherGood countrySkirmish with enemy on entering town; we laid by here all afternoon; Fourteenth corps passing through. Sunday, Nov. 279 00 A. M.6 30 P. M.1527DavisboroWarm, fine weatherGood countryBurnt court-house and jail at Sandersville before we marched, and cut down the liberty-pole. Monday, Nov. 287 30 A. M.12 M.923Ogeechee RiverWarm, fine weatherGood country swamp badFirst and Second divisions sent down railroad to destroy it; found bridge burnt by rebels; laid by till it was built. Tuesday, Nov. 2912 M.5 00 P. M.613Beyond LouisvilleWarm, fineGood countryCrossed on pontoons; Fourteenth corps train and cavalry division train passing ahead; passed
gaged in destroying that road until after dark, when we returned to camp. Twenty-fourth, marched at daylight from Milledgeville. Camped about four P. M. Twenty-fifth, marched at half-past 6 P. M. Made about eight miles. Twenty-sixth, marched at a quarter-past six A. M. Reached Sandersville at ten A. M., when we halted for dinner. We then marched to Tennille Station, on the Georgia Central Railroad, and halted for the night. Twenty-seventh, marched at six A. M., from Tennille Station to Davisboro, fifteen miles. Captured, during the afternoon twelve head of cattle and two mules. Went into camp for the night. Twenty-eighth, marched at seven A. M., to the railroad, destroying it to Spears's Station. Encamped for the night at that place. Twenty-ninth, marched at half-past 6 A. M., on the railroad; destroyed it to Bostwick Station, a distance of eight miles, and camped for the night. Thirtieth, marched at half-past 9 A. M. Crossed the Ogeechee River two miles from Louisville, and
e marched back to the railway, and taking another road to Davisboro, arrived there at half-past 9 P. M., and went on picket. supposed, captured by the enemy. At dark we returned to Davisboro, and camped for the night. Distance marched, fifteen (15. M., and tore up seven miles of railroad, and marched to Davisboro. 28th. Brigade detached to guard the corps headquarte track. Left the railroad at three P. M., and marched to Davisboro, and bivouacked at nine P. M. 28th. The regiment marce up and destroyed the track to the wagon-road leading to Davisboro. About four P. M., a small body of rebel cavalry made a quick, only wounding one man in the brigade. Returned to Davisboro, and bivouacked at eight P. M. 29th. Marched at six Awenty-eighth of November, while engaged in this duty near Davisboro, the regiment was attacked by and became engaged with abodestroying railroad. Encamped at eleven P. M., near Davisboro, Georgia. Rear-guard of division. 28th. On the march; gua