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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 4: seditious movements in Congress.--Secession in South Carolina, and its effects. (search)
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 21: beginning of the War in Southeastern Virginia. (search)
. He was directed to lead Duryee's Fifth and Townsend's Third New York Volunteers from Camp Hamiltoget in the rear of Little Bethel, followed by Townsend. Washburne, at the same time, was pushing onBethel, in a thick wood, at the same moment. Townsend's men, dressed similar to the insurgents, word an attack. The Germans at once opened upon Townsend's column with musketry and one cannon. The od, when the dreadful mistake was discovered. Townsend lost two men killed and several wounded in thch and joined the sadly confused regiments of Townsend and Bendix. In the mean time, General Peirce artillery under Lieutenant Greble. One of Townsend's mountain howitzers had been added to Greblend corn-field Duryee advanced obliquely, with Townsend as a support on his right and rear. Greble, Attle at Big Bethel. ordered them to retire. Townsend was pressing vigorously on toward the right oMagruder's men out-flanking the New Yorkers. Townsend immediately halted, and then fell back to the[10 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 22: the War on the Potomac and in Western Virginia. (search)
l was a strong abatis, formed of felled trees; also numerous rifle-pits, the earth thrown up so as to make a breastwork for each man. These works extended up the slopes on each side of the narrow valley; and on the summits of two elevations were two redoubts made of logs and earth, with embrasures for six cannon, and also loopholes for musketry. See map on page 536. These were chiefly East Virginians, Georgians, Tennesseans, and some Carolinians. General McClellan's Dispatch to Adjutant-General Townsend, July 18, 1861. In front of these intrenchments continual and heavy skirmishing was carried on daily, chiefly by the Seventh and Ninth Indiana Regiments, commanded respectively by Colonels E. Dumont and Robert H. Milroy. The troops were so eager for conflict that Morris found it difficult to restrain them. The scouting parties were so earnest, vigilant, and bold, that when McClellan approached Beverly, each position of the insurgents and their works in all that region was perfect