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dgeport a spy the battle of Chickamauga General Thomas treated to coffee results of the battle.wn Valley, could not communicate directly with Thomas's corps, the scattered condition of the army bmy at Lafayette now interposing between us and Thomas's corps. The retrograde march began at once. orrow and hear the result of the battle in General Thomas's front. Nearly all the superior officersreme left of the army to the assistance of General Thomas. I rode hastily back toward their positiook place — in column on the road — en route to Thomas, and as the hundreds of fugitives rushed back,ossville, and from there effect ajunction with Thomas by the Lafayette road. I reached Rossville abals. As soon as I got on the field I informed Thomas of the presence of my command, and asked for oware of it. Doubtless this had much to do with Thomas's final withdrawal, thus leaving the field to cCook found that he could not communicate with Thomas by the direct road through Broomtown Valley; b[8 more...]<
t assigned General Grant relieved General Rosecrans, and placed General Thomas in command of the Army of the Cumberland. At the time of the rooga. On the 19th of October, after turning the command over to Thomas, General Rosecrans quietly slipped away from the army. He submitteessed with the idea that Bragg was endeavoring to get away, ordered Thomas to make a strong demonstration in his front, to determine the truthn a low ridge to the right of the Knob, where I was directed by General Thomas to cover my front by a strong line of rifle-pits, and to put inore troops, and upon arriving there I found Granger in command, General Thomas having gone back to Chattanooga. Map: positions of General ring of Sherman's and Hooker's commands created the opportunity for Thomas's corps of the Army of the Cumberland to carry the ridge at the cersuit, so much in this way would not have been accomplished. General Thomas says: We captured all their cannon and ammunition before they c
d also be in a position to take part in the coming Georgia campaign, or render assistance to General Thomas, should General Johnston (who had succeeded in command of the Confederate army) make any dee cavalry corps of the Army of the Potomac, receiving on the night of the 23d of March from General Thomas at Chattanooga the following telegram: March 23, 1864. Major-General Thomas, Chattanooga: Major-General Thomas, Chattanooga: Lieutenant-General Grant directs that Major-General Sheridan immediately repair to Washington and report to the Adjutant-General of the Army. H. W. Halleck, Major-General, Chief-of-Staff. I wn of Sheridan's division, Army of the Cumberland. On reaching Chattanooga I learned from General Thomas the purpose for which I had been ordered to Washington. I was to be assigned to the commandeen since graduating at the Military Academy. Thus it is not much to be wondered at that General Thomas's communication momentarily upset me. But there was no help for it, so after reflecting on t
. Curtis. One Hundred and Sixteenth New York, Colonel George M. Love. One Hundred and Fifty-third New York, Colonel Edwin P. Davis. Second brigade Brigadier-General James W. McMillan. Twelfth Connecticut (1), Lieutenant-Colonel Frank H. Peck. Twelfth Connecticut (2), Captain Sydney E. Clark. One Hundred and Sixtieth New York, Non-veterans of Ninetieth New York attached. Lieutenant-Colonel John B. Van Petten. Forty-seventh Pennsylvania, Colonel Tilghman H. Good. Eighth Vermont, Colonel Stephen Thomas. Third brigade: [Detached at Harper's Ferry, and not engaged in the battle.] Colonel Leonard D. H. Currie. Thirtieth Maine, Non-veterans of Thirteenth and Fifteenth Maine temporarily attached. Captain George W. Randall. One Hundred and Thirty-third New York, Major Anthony J. Allaire. One Hundred and Sixty-second New York, Colonel Justus W. Blanchard. One Hundred and Sixty-fifth New York (six companies), Lieutenant-Colonel Gouverneur Carr. One Hundred and Seventy-third New York,
orse. One Hundred and Sixteenth New York, Colonel George M. Love. One Hundred and Fifty-third New York (1), Lieutenant-Colonel Alexander Strain. One Hundred and Fifty-third New York (2), Captain George H. McLaughlin. Second brigade: (1) Colonel Stephen Thomas. (2) Brigadier-General James W. McMillan. Twelfth Connecticut, Lieutenant-Colonel George N. Lewis. One Hundred and Sixtieth New York, Captain Henry P. Underhill. Forty-seventh Pennsylvania, Major J. P. Shindel Gobin. Eighth Vermont (1), Major John B. Mead. Eighth Vermont (2), Captain Moses McFarland. Eighth Vermont (3), Colonel Stephen Thomas. Third brigade:[Guarding wagon-trains, and not engaged in the battle.] Colonel Leonard D. H. Currie. Thirtieth Maine, Colonel Thomas H. Hubbard. One Hundred and Thirty-third New York, Major Anthony J. Allaire. One Hundred and Sixty-second New York, Colonel Justus W. Blanchard. One Hundred and Sixty-fifth New York (six companies), Lieutenant-Colonel Gouverneur Carr. One Hundred and
n indispensable mean for the preservation of the Union, and the present proposition is made as something which promises great efficiency toward ending the struggle. --(Doc. 79.) Smithfield, Va., was this day occupied by a strong force of United States troops.--Capts. Bell, McKean, Du Pont, Goldsborough, and Farragut were confirmed by the Senate of the United States as flag-officers of the Navy. President Lincoln, in addition to the officers promoted for gallant conduct, nominated Brig.-Gen. Thomas to be a major-general, as a recognition of his eminent services in Kentucky. The Ninety-eighth regiment of New York State volunteers arrived at New York, en route for the seat of war. It is commanded by Col. William Dutton, a graduate of West-Point, and a classmate of Gen. McClellan. An adjourned meeting of citizens of Charleston, S. C., was held at the City Hall, at seven o'clock P. M., to organize the free market of the city, in order to supply the families of soldiers and
March 7. The Eighth regiment of Vermont volunteers, under the command of Col. Stephen Thomas, passed through New York on the way to the seat of war. It is composed of one thousand and sixty men, fully uniformed, armed with Enfield rifles, and equipped. They have been recruited from among the hardy sons of the Green Mountain State, and are unusually strong and robust, mostly between the ages of twenty and thirty-five years. Accompanying the regiment are two light batteries of six rifled six-pounders each, the two companies numbering one hundred and seventy-five men each. They are commanded respectively by Capt. Geo. W. Duncan and Capt. Sales. In the English House of Commons, Mr. Gregory, pursuant to notice, called the attention of the House to the blockade of the Southern ports, and moved for a copy of any correspondence on the subject, subsequent to the papers already before the House. He expressed his strong sympathy for the struggle going forward in the confederate
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The opposing forces at the Second Bull Run. August 16th-September 2d, 1862. (search)
ery, Capt. Freeman McGilvery. Loss; k, 4; w, 9; i, 5 == 18. Fifth Army Corps, Maj.-Gen. Fitz-John Porter. first division, Maj.-Gen. George W. Morell. First Brigade, Col. Charles W. Roberts: 2d Me., Maj. Daniel F. Sargent; 18th Mass., Capt. Stephen Thomas, Maj. Joseph Hayes; 22d Mass. (not in action), Capt. Mason W. Burt; 13th N. Y., Col. Elisha G. Marshall; 25th N. Y., Col. Charles A. Johnson; 1st Mich., Col. Horace S. Roberts (k), Capt. Emery W. Belton. Brigade loss: k, 103; w, 374; in, ; w, 280; m, 3 = 327. Fender's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. William D. Pender: 16th N. C., Capt. L. W. Stowe (w); 22d N. C., Maj. C. C. Cole; 34th N. C., Col. Richard H. Riddick (m w); 38th N. C., Capt. John Ashford (w). Brigade loss: k, 26; w, 197 = 223. Thomas's Brigade, Col. Edward L. Thomas: 14th Ga., Col. R. W. Folsom; 35th Ga.,-----; 45th Ga., Maj. W. L. Grice; 49th Ga., Lieut.-Col. S. M. Manning. Brigade loss: k, 33; w, 199 = 232. Artillery, Lieut.-Col. R. L. Walker: Va. Battery (Fredericksburg A
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Port Hudson, La.: May 23d-July 8th, 1863. (search)
eut.-Col. Burton D. Deming (k), Maj. Charles T. Plunkett; 116th N. Y., Capt. John Higgins. Brigade loss: k, 94; w, 412; m, 20 =526. Second Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Godfrey Weitzel (also commanding the right wing, a provisional division, etc.), Col. Stephen Thomas: 12th Conn., Lieut.-Col. Frank H. Peck (w); 75th N. Y., Col. Robert B. Merritt; 114th N. Y., Col. Elisha B. Smith (m w), Lieut.-Col. Samuel R. Per Lee; 160th N. Y., Lieut.-Col. John B. Van Petten; 8th Vt., Col. Stephen Thomas, Lieut.-Col. Col. Stephen Thomas, Lieut.-Col. Charles Dillingham. Brigade loss: k, 67; w, 406; m, 16 = 489. Third Brigade, Col. Nathan A. M. Dudley: 30th Mass., Lieut.-Col. William W. Bullock; 50th Mass., Col. Carlos P. Messer; 161st N. Y., Col. Gabriel T. Harrow er; 174th N. Y., Maj. George Keating. Brigade loss: k, 5; w, 47; m, 3 = 55. Artillery: 1st Ind. Heavy, Col. John A. Keith; 1st Me., Lieut. John E. Morton; 6th Mass., Lieut. John F. Phelps; 12th Mass. (section), Lieut. Edwin M. Chamberlin; 18th N. Y., Capt. Albert G. Mack; A, 1st
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The opposing forces at Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19, 1864. (search)
urman, Capt. Henry de La Paturelle; 114th N. Y., Lieut.-Col. Henry B. Morse; 116th N. Y., Col. George M. Love; 153d N. Y., Lieut.-Col. Alexander Strain, Capt. George H. McLaughlin. Brigade loss: k, 71; w, 443; In, 49 = 563. Second Brigade, Col. Stephen Thomas, Brig.-Gen. James W. McMillan: 12th Conn., Lieut.-Col. George N. Lewis; 160th N. Y., Capt. Henry P. Underhill; 47th Pa., Maj. J. P. Shindel Gobin; 8th Vt., Maj. John B. Mead, Capt. Moses McFarland, Col. Stephen Thomas. Brigade loss: k, 85Col. Stephen Thomas. Brigade loss: k, 85; w, 246; m, 167 = 498. Third Brigade (guarding wagon trains, and not engaged in the battle), Col. Leonard D. H. Currie: 30th Me,. Col. Thomas H. Hubbard; 133d N. Y., Maj. Anthony J. Allaire; 162d N. Y., Col. Justus W. Blanchard; 165th N. Y. (6 companies), Lieut.-Col. Gouverneur Carr; 173d N. Y., Maj. George W. Rogers. Artillery: 5th N. Y., Capt. Elijah D. Taft. Second division, Brig.-Gen. Cuvier Grover (w), Brig.-Gen. Henry W. Birge. Staff loss: w, 1. First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Henry
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