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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore),
at Colonel Wilder Chickamauga. (search)
Colonel Wilder at Chickamauga. Colonel Wilder's position was such as to enable him to know not Colonel Wilder's position was such as to enable him to know not only the movements of the troops preceding the battle of Sunday, but to bring from the field the ver
stated, and of these, Sheridan and Davis, who, Wilder says, did all that human daring and coolness c his is the sum of the matter.
On Sunday night Wilder distributed his brigade so as to protect the r ly succeeded in breaking up two divisions.
As Wilder came in he gathered up and brought with him a , immediately after the return from the field, Wilder was sent off up the Tennessee to guard fords a g the incidents of the battle of Saturday, Colonel Wilder described the frightful slaughter of Longs man got out of it alive.
At this point, said Wilder, (who has been seasoned to slaughter by being s without touching, the ground.
Of course Colonel Wilder doesn't claim that his brigade defeated Lo rted killed, was not hurt.
In a skirmish of Wilder's brigade with Forrest, a few miles from Dalto [6 more...]
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore), The
Mercedita: air — the battle of Bull run. (search)
The Mercedita: air — the battle of Bull run. Come all you loyal seamen, a song I'll sing to you, It's of a gallant steamer, now on the ocean's blue; Her name's the Mercedita, rigged as a barquentine, A bully ship and a bully crew as ever yet was seen. Stellwagen is our captain, his knowledge none can doubt, The prizes we have taken have shown that he's about; And there's Lieutenant Abbot, beloved by us all, Then Wilder, Gover, Baldwin, we hope they ne'er will fall. The next is Mr. Dwyer, no braver man can be; And then comes Doctor Mason, no kinder man he; Then Steine and Rogers, they come next, both good men and brave; A better group of officers ne'er crossed the ocean wave. The engineers are all the same, just what we seamen like; There's Doig, Martin, and Munger, who always keep us right. Another name I'll give you now, none bolder or more sound, It's Rockefeller puts us through when we are homeward bound. The gallant Mercedita, with all her gallant crew, She hoists her flag up to