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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 19 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 4: campaign of the Army of the Cumberland from Murfreesboro'to Chattanooga. (search)
hich was cavalry, under the command of General J. H. Wheeler. The First Corps was commanded by Liel force. At the beginning of February, General Wheeler, Bragg's chief of cavalry, with four thouar by, had been partially fortified; and when Wheeler approached, the garrison, under Colonel A. C. stream. The skirmishers fell back, and when Wheeler and his men were within cannon-range, Harding-six men, of whom fifty were made prisoners. Wheeler's loss was estimated at nearly six hundred. in attempt to capture Fort Donelson. While Wheeler was upon the Cumberland, General J. C. Davis,s the capture of one hundred and forty-one of Wheeler's men, including two colonels and several offff of General Bragg, and Peter on that of General Wheeler. Williams resigned a lientenancy of cavacorn, and the trophy, five hundred prisoners. Wheeler and his cavalry escaped by swimming their horith his trains, his rear gallantly covered by Wheeler's cavalry. The Nationals did not cross it un
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General P. R. Cleburne's report of battle of Ringgold Gap. (search)
d greatly relieved us of the firing from that quarter. The stand of colors lay temptingly within sixty yards of my line, and some of the officers wanted to charge and get it, but as it promised no solid advantage — to compensate for the loss of brave soldiers — I would not permit it. About 12 o'clock, M., I received a dispatch from Lieutenant-General Hardee, to the effect that the train was now well advanced, and I might safely withdraw. On consultation with Generals Breckenridge and Wheeler, both of whom were present, lending me their personal assistance, I determined to withdraw from Taylor's Ridge, and take up a new position on some wooded hills one mile in rear. About 1 o'clock P. M., I rebuilt the screen in front of the artillery, which had been partially blown away, and then withdrew both pieces by hand without loss. By this time the enemy had concentrated a large portion of his army at Ringgold, and was doubtless preparing to throw an overwhelming force on my flank
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), History of Lane's North Carolina brigade. (search)
. First Lieutenant James Grimsley, Company K, Thirty-seventh regiment, with a small squad of men, had the honor of capturing the colors of the Seventeenth Michigan, and about thirty prisoners. Lieutenant Grimsley is a very brave man. Second Lieutenant O. A. Wiggins, Company E, Thirty-seventh regiment, was captured by the enemy, but by his boldness succeeded in making his escape, and brought off with him the flag of the Fifty-first Pennsylvania regiment and several prisoners. Private J. H. Wheeler, a brave soldier of Company E, Eighteenth regiment, is entitled to the credit of capturing the battery flag. Some of the prisoners captured by my brigade were sent to the rear under small guards and others without any guard at all, and there taken charge of by Mahone's brigade and conducted to the Courthouse. As General Mahone claims for his brigade one of the flags and most of the prisoners captured by mine, I deem it my duty, in justice to my own command, to make the followin
roughout New England and the Middle West. On June 4, 1889, a group of camera fiends met at the home of George L. Stone on Ashland street, with a view to forming an organization. Among those present were George E. Davenport, E. E. Sweeney, J. H. Wheeler, J. F. Johnson, Charles D. Tucker and George L. Stone of Medford, and Henry S. Fisher and E. L. Jenkins of Everett. The officers elected were: President, George L. Stone; Vice-President, George E. Davenport; Secretary and Treasurer, J. F. , they moved to the ell of the Medford Historical building, corner of Salem and Ashland streets, where they remained until the property was sold and vacated by the society. The Club was incorporated March 17, 1891, the incorporators being: J. H. Wheeler, J. F. Wade, A. E. Boardman, Will C. Eddy, B. D. B. Bourne, E. H. Balcom, C. D. Tucker, George L. Stone, George E. Davenport, E. E. Sweeney. Outings were arranged to points of historic and picturesque places and largely attended. Local gr
ociety of Friends, formerly of Philadelphia, but now a farmer, residing in the Neabsco estate, in Prince William or Stafford county, Virginia, is urged by his friends for the office of Superintendent of the Agricultural Bureau of the patent Office, recently made vacant by the resignation of Mr. Clemson, son-in-law of the great Calhoun. Major Ben Perley Poore has been appointed clerk to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, in place of Wm. M. Burwell, of Virginia, resigned. J. H. Wheeler, Ex-Minister to Nicaragua, has been removed from the position of document clerk in the Interior Department. Sergeant Pierce, of the company of sappers and miners, now stationed here, has been appointed and commissioned Second Lieutenant. Samuel Caldwell, of Pa., has been appointed to a first class $1,200) clerkship in the Interior Department. John McRae, of Va., a first class ($1,200) clerk in the Census Office, resigned yesterday. T. C. L. Hatcher, of Va., a first cl