hide Matching Documents

Browsing named entities in Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army .. You can also browse the collection for William H. Wheeler or search for William H. Wheeler in all documents.

Your search returned 4 results in 3 document sections:

wed carefully, and soon invested us close into our lines with a parallel system of rifle-pits. He also began at once to erect permanent lines of earthworks on Missionary Ridge and to establish himself strongly on Lookout Mountain. He then sent Wheeler's cavalry north of the Tennessee, and, aided greatly by the configuration of the ground, held us in a state of partial siege, which serious rains might convert into a complete investment. The occupation of Lookout Mountain broke our direct commway I carried men and animals through our beleaguerment in pretty fair condition, and of the turkeys, chickens, ducks, and eggs sent in for the messes of my officers we often had enough to divide liberally among those at different headquarters. Wheeler's cavalry never discovered my detached company, yet the chances of its capture were not small, sometimes giving much uneasiness; still, I concluded it was better to run all risks than to let the horses die of starvation in Chattanooga. Later,
the left and rear of the enemy's general line was Fitzhugh Lee, covering from Stephenson's depot west across the Valley pike to Apple-pie Ridge. My army ORGANIZATION of the Union forces, commanded by Major-General Philip H. Sheridan, at the battle of Winchester (or the Opequon), Virginia, September 19, 1864. headquarters escort: Sixth United States Cavalry, Captain Ira W. Claflin. Sixth Army Corps: Major-General Horatio G. Wright. escort: First Michigan Cavalry, Company G, Lieutenant William H. Wheeler. first division: (1) Brigadier-General David A. Russell. (2) Brigadier-General Emory Upton. (3) Colonel Oliver Edwards. first brigade: Lieutenant-Colonel Edward L. Campbell. Fourth New Jersey, Captain Baldwin Hufty. Tenth New Jersey, Major Lambert Boeman. Fifteenth New Jersey, Captain William T. Cornish. Second brigade: (1) Brigadier-General Emory Upton. (2) Colonel Joseph E. Hamblin. Second Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Colonel Ranald S. Mackenzie. Sixty-fifth New York (1), Co
Va., October 19, 1864. Army of the Shenandoah. Major-General Horatio G. Wright.[Commanded during General Sheridan's temporary absence in the early part of the battle.] escort. Seventeenth Pennsylvania Cavalry (detachment), Major Weidner H. Spera. Sixth United States Cavalry, Captain Ira W. Claflin. Sixth Army Corps. (1) Brigadier-General James B. Ricketts. (2) Brigadier-General George W. Getty. (3) Major-General Horatio G. Wright. escort. First Michigan Cavalry, Company G, Lieutenant William H. Wheeler. first division. Brigadier-General Frank Wheaton. first brigade: (1) Colonel William H. Penrose. (2) Lieutenant-Colonel Edward L. Campbell. (3) Captain Baldwin Hufty. Fourth New Jersey, Captain Baldwin Hufty. Tenth New Jersey (1), Major Lambert Boeman. Tenth New Jersey (2), Captain Charles D. Claypool. Fifteenth New Jersey (1), Lieutenant-Colonel Edward L. Campbell. Fifteenth New Jersey (2), Captain Jas. W. Penrose. Second brigade: (1) Colonel Joseph E. Hamblin. (2) Co