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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
need, to retard the advance of the enemy as long as possible, promising to join him with his army at ten o'clock in the morning. Then he marched directly against Tyler. The latter, posted three or four kilometres from Port Republic, rested his right upon the Shenandoah and his left upon a hill with uncovered slopes. The summi after a desperate struggle the Confederates took possession of them, together with three pieces of artillery which were found in them. Being turned on this side, Tyler was obliged to fight in retreat, and fell back in good order toward the hamlet of Conrad's Store, occupied by the remainder of Shields' division. His soldiers, wh as to cover with their converging fire every point of Porter's line. Finally, the heavy siege guns having reached Haxall's, thanks to the unremitting zeal of Colonel Tyler, who had left but one behind during the retreat, ten of them were hauled up to near the Crewe house, whence they could, by firing over the friendly lines, reac
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
as possible. The Federal officers, however, were not ignorant of her existence. On the 15th of July, having learnt from some deserters the day before that she was at last completed, and had left Yazoo City, Davis despatched three gunboats, the Tyler, the Queen of the West and the Carondelet, which which were of lighter draught than Farragut's ships, to make a reconnaissance of the Yazoo. They had not to proceed very far to encounter the adversary they were in search of. The Arkansas, constrr passage, she was already moored at the pier of Vicksburg under the protection of friendly batteries. This bold stroke cost her crew ten killed and fifteen wounded. The Federals suffered much more, the Carondelet alone having had thirty and the Tyler twenty-four men disabled. The situation of the Federal fleet below Vicksburg had become critical. There was, in fact, but one sloop-of-war, the Brooklyn, and a few gun-boats to protect the mortar-boats, unable to move of themselves, the numerou
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
ge Advocate, Colonel Gantt. Chief of the Signal Corps, Major Myer. Chief of Telegraphy, Major Eckert. Division of Reserve Cavalry, Brigadier-general P. St. George Cooke. 1st Brigade, Brigadier-general Emory. 2d Brigade, Brigadier-general Blake. Artillery Reserve, Colonel Hunt. 14 Regular batteries, 80 guns. 4 Volunteer batteries, 20 guns. Brigade of Engineers, Brigadier-general Woodbury. 2 Volunteer regiments. 3 Companies of regulars. Siege park batteries, Colonel Tyler. 1 Regiment. Infantry Reserve, Brigadier-general Sykes. 8 Battalions of regulars, 1 regiment. 1st corps, * Major-general McDowell. Brigade of cavalry, 4 regiments. Sharpshooters, 1 regiment. † 1st Division, Brigadier-general Franklin. Artillery, 1 Regular battery, 6 guns. Artillery, 3 Volunteer batteries, 16 guns. 1st Brigade, Brigadier-general Kearny, 4 regiments. 2d Brigade, Brigadier-general Slocum, 4 regiments. 3d Brigade, Brigadier-general Newton, 4