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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.15 (search)
th Company exchanged shots, or was pitted against the Chicago Light Artillery; but it was altogether the result of chance. The Federal battery was attached to W. H. Wallace's division, that was brought up to the assistance of Prentiss' division, after the first onslaught of the Confederate lines. Wallace formed to the right of PrWallace formed to the right of Prentiss and was crushed along with him, and lost his life in the rout of his troops, part of which surrendered with Prentiss' division. The Fifth company was attached to Patton Anderson's brigade, of Ruggles' division, Bragg's corps, and fought most of the day on the Confederate left centre, opposite to, or on the right flank of Wallace and Prentiss. The battery was moved to different points between the center and the left, as the battle shifted, but it never moved unless by order of the general with whom it fought. During the two days of battle, it was never silenced, driven back or compelled to shift its position by any artillery fire. Its progress w
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The career of Wise's Brigade, 1861-5. (search)
, of South Carolina, then commanded by General W. H. Wallace, and our brigade were alone left at Habliged to break; but they soon rallied on General Wallace in reserve at the forks, came up again wirigade to the aid of the 46th and 34th, until Wallace and the 26th, 59th and 46th were again brokenour division, Wise's brigade of Virginia, and Wallace's of South Carolina, were posted on the left to detail two regiments to guard the left of Wallace's brigade; the 26th and 59th were detailed, a the east fork of Sailor's creek on our left; Wallace's brigade came up between our two regiments aand Tabb coming up at the time to the left of Wallace, they were ordered to support Jordan with thetwo miles, unassisted by either the forces of Wallace or Pickett, when Colonel (R. P.) Duncan, of Gr rear and left and half way down our front. Wallace's Brigade broke and fled to a woods on our ri we poured three volleys into the woods where Wallace's Brigade were ensconced, and it raised a whi
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
67. Sumter, Fort, 131. Sussex Light Dragoons, Roll of, 273. Tabb, Colonel W. B., 3, 17. Taft, A. W, 130. Thomas, Hon. W. M., 222. Tilman, Heroism of Color-Bearer, 345. Tupper, Lieutenant F., killed, 42. Turner, Lieutenant J. M., 41. Tyler, President, John, 321. Tyrrell, Henry, 77. Valley Campaign, Jackson's, 103. Volunteer Soldier, The, 103. Von Browaer, Baron, 181. Waggaman, Colonel, Eugene, 10th Louisiana Infantry, sketch of, 180. Wall, H. C., 151. Wallace, General W. H., 15. Watterson, Henry, 18. Washington, Colonel L. Q., 193. Waterloo, Battle of, 219. Watkins, Major H. C., 5. West Virginia Campaign, 3. Whitaker's Mill captured, 4. White Horse, Incident of the officer on the, 105. Whiting, Gen. W. H. C., 10, 215. Wiatt, Chaplain W. E., 16. Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 231. Wilderness, Battle of the, 259, 339. Wilson, Lt., Samuel, 139. Winchester, Battle of, 97. Wise, Barton Haxall, 1, 205. Wise's Brigade, Career of, 1. Wise, Ca
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
ell back like its neighbor. It reformed for an instant near the third brigade, commanded by W. H. Wallace. But notwithstanding the efforts of their officers and their own persistency, the Federal sons which command Pittsburg Landing, were posted the divisions of Hurlbut on the left and of W. H. Wallace on the right. But the fault of these arrangements was a small matter compared with the neglbrief period made a strenuous resistance. On the part of the Federals, the two divisions of W. H. Wallace and Hurlbut, which formed a kind of second line, became engaged in their turn. The first ofis unable to resist it. The brigade of Stewart is likewise driven back on the extreme left. W. H. Wallace had hastened in time with his three brigades to fill up the space which separated those two of McClernand and Hurlbut, yet compact, though much weakened. The divisions of Prentiss and W. H. Wallace have been disorganized, but their remnants are again forming around the others. While along
The Daily Dispatch: February 14, 1861., [Electronic resource], Departure of Mr. Lincoln for Washington. (search)
g you, as I hope in your prayers you will commend me, I bid you an affectionate farewell. As he turned to enter the cars three cheers were given, and a few seconds afterwards the train moved slowly out of the sight of the silent gathering. The Presidential Cortege. The following gentlemen compose the party: A. Lincoln, R. T. Lincoln, his son; John Hay, Secretary; Major Hunter, U. S. A.; Col. Ward H. Lamar, aid to Gov. Yates, and Col. Ellsworth, of the Chicago Zouaves. Dr. W. H. Wallace accompanies the party as the physician of the President. Col. Sumner did not reach Springfield in time, but will join the party at Indianapolis: At Tolono, Ill., the train was greeted with cannon firing and cheering. In response to the cheers, Mr. Lincoln appeared upon the platform and said: I am leaving you on an errand of national importance, attended, as you are aware, with considerable difficulties. Let us believe, as some poet has expressed it-- "Behind the clou
which may float by. Col. Baker's body. The body of Col. Baker will be removed hence Thursday morning, arriving in Philadelphia early in the afternoon, where it will be received by the military authorities, and escorted to Independence Hall, and will lie in state next day. Sunday it will be exposed to view in the City Hall, New York, and Monday placed in the steamer for California, in charge of Chas. S. Drew of Oregon, M. E. Flannigan of San Francisco, E. M. Barnum of Oregon, and W. H. Wallace of Washington Territory, who will accompany the remains as far as New York. News from the Potomac Plotilla. The gun-boat Herbert arrived at the navy-yard to day, bringing the latest news from the flotilla. She reports no material change in affairs on the lower Potomac. Heavy cannonading has been heard below, believed to be the opening of our batteries upon the rebels. The gun-boat Pusey will go down the river to-morrow, to drag for the sunken steamer Tigress Capt. Hanon,
the river, and at the same time heavily engaged our right. Up to this time we received no reinforcements Gen. Lew, Wallace falling to come to our support until the day was over, having taken the wrong road from Crump's Landing, and being withod. Our man rested on their arms in the position they held at the close of the night until the forces under Brigadier General Wallace arrived and took position on the right, and General Buell's forces, from the opposite side and Savannah, were bin the morning, General Buel having arrived the ball was opened at day light by Wilson's division on the left and Major-General Wallace's division on the right Gen. Nelson's force opened a most galling fire on the rebels, and advanced rapidly ary heavy, but it is impossible as present to procure their names. The following are among the number: Brig Gen, W. H. Wallace, killed. Col. Pegram, Acting--Brigadier General, killed. Col. Ellis, 10th Illinois, killed. Maj. Goddard,
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