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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 51 1 Browse Search
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Doc. 178.-battle at Blountville, Tenn. Cincinnati Commercial account. Carter's Station, Tenn., Sept. 25, 1863. this army has been continually on the move, and thus far have driven the rebel hordes out of East-Tennessee. The last remnant, under General Sam Jones — Mudwall Jackson, who wears not the mantle of Stonewall — and Cerro Gordo Williams, fortified Zollicoffer and Carter's, in order, as they said, to make a stand, and drive the Yankee horde back. But, alas for poor rebs! they knew not the metal they were contending with. On the twelfth instant, Colonel Foster, Sixty-fifth Indiana Mounted infantry, commanding Second brigade of Shackelford's division, moved up toward Bristol, and got in the rear of the rebels, and burned two railroad bridges. The rebels moved out to meet him, but our forces drove them back and held possession of the town. Night coming on, the rebels retired within their works. Our loss in this engagement amounted to two killed, one mortally w
uccess would have given the enemy possession of the key to all our works on the west side of the town, not the town itself. But Fort Sanders lost, our position in Knoxville would be more precarious. But they failed. We do not know if Longstreet has done his worst; but it is evident that he expected to have exploited a brilliant and decisive coup de guerre. He was thirteen days deciding upon it. He waited until reenforckld by the forces of General Jones, Mudwall Jackson, Carter, and Cerro Gordo Williams. He selected three brigades of picked regiments, and determined upon a night attack, always the most dangerous and bloody, but if successful, the most decisive. It is evident that he played a tremendous odds to insure success, and every man in those doomed brigades advanced to the storming of Fort Sanders with that confident courage that usually commands it. To resist him, were part of the Seventy-ninth New-York in the front, four companies of the One Hundredth Pennsylvania on th
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Connecticut Volunteers. (search)
d Jackson, Miss. River April 15-28. Moved to New Orleans April 29-May 1. Occupation of New Orleans May 1. Expedition to New Orleans and Jackson R. R. May 9-10. Moved to Baton Rouge May 13. Reconnoissance to Warrenton May 14-29. Williams' expedition to Vicksburg, Miss., and operations against that city June 20-July 23. Ellis Cliff June 22. Hamilton Plantation, near Grand Gulf, June 24. Arrived at Vicksburg June 25. Fatigue duty on Vicksburg Canal till July 23. Movcers and 155 Enlisted men by disease. Total 282. 11th Connecticut Regiment Infantry. Organized at Hartford October 24 to November 14, 1861. Left State for Annapolis, Md., December 16, and duty there till January 6, 1862. Attached to Williams' Brigade, Burnside's Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 7th
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, District of Columbia Volunteers. (search)
ia Infantry. Organized at Washington, D. C., for defence of that city April 11, 1861. Mustered out July 11, 1861. Powell's Company Militia Infantry. Organized at Washington, D. C., for defence of that city April 20, 1861. Mustered out July 17, 1861. Rodier's Company Militia Infantry. Organized at Washington, D. C., for defence of that city April 13, 1861. Mustered out July 13, 1861. Rutherford's Company Militia Infantry. Organized at Washington, D. C., for defence of that city pril 11, 1861. Mustered out July 11, 1861. Smead's Company Militia Infantry. Organized at Washington, D. C., for defence of that city April 15, 1861. Mustered out July 15, 1861. Thistleton's Company Militia Infantry. Organized at Washington, D. C., for defence of that city April 11, 1861. Mustered out July 11, 1861. Williams' Company Militia Infantry. Organized at Washington, D. C., for the defence of that city April 10, 1861. Mustered out July 10, 1861.
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Indiana Volunteers. (search)
se. Total 288. 12th Indiana Regiment Infantry. 1 year. Organized at Indianapolis, Ind., for one year's State service May 11, 1861. Moved to Evansville, Ind., June 11. Transferred to U. S. service July 18, 1861. Left State for Baltimore, Md., July 23; thence moved to Sandy Hook, Md., July 28. Attached to Abercrombie's Brigade, Banks' Dept. of the Shenandoah, to October, 1861. Abercrombie's Brigade, Bank's Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Williams' 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to May, 1862. Service. Duty at Harper's Ferry, W. Va., Williamsport and Sharpsburg, Md., till March, 1862. Advance on Winchester, Va., March 1-12. Skirmish at Stephenson's Station, near Winchester, March 11. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley till April. Duty at Warrenton Junction, Va., April 3-May 5. Reconnoissance to Rappahannock River and skirmish at Rappahannock Crossing April 18.
. Attached to Miles' Railroad Brigade, Army of Potomac, to May, 1862 (Cos. A, B, E, H and M ). Hatch's Cavalry Brigade, Banks' 5th Army Corps, and Dept. of the Shenandoah, to July, 1862 (Cos. A, B, E, H and M ). Abercrombie's Brigade, Williams' Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, and Dept. of the Shenandoah, March to May, 1862 (Cos. C, D, F, G, I, K and L ). Bayard's Cavalry Brigade, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to July, 1862 (Cos. C, D, F, G, I, K and L ). Bayard's Cavalry Brigade Regiment Infantry. Organized at Portland and mustered in October 4, 1861. Left State for Baltimore, Md., October 6. Attached to Dix's Division to November, 1861. Railroad Brigade, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, Williams' Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. Headquarters 12th Army
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Massachusetts Volunteers. (search)
ving at Ship Island February 12. Attached to Phelp's 1st Brigade (Co. A ), Williams' 2nd Brigade (Co. B ) and Shipley's 3rd Brigade (Co. C ), Dept. of the Gulf,o Baton Rouge, La., May 31-June 2. Expedition from Baton Rouge June 7-9. Williams' Expedition to Vicksburg, Miss., June 19, and operations against that place tion on duty at Algiers till June.) Reconnoissance to Warrenton May 14-29. Williams' Expedition to Vicksburg, Miss., and operations against that place June 20-JulBanks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Gordon's 3rd Brigade, Williams' 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st DiviBrigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 2nd Brigade, Williams' 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps and Dept. of the Shenandoah, to May, 1862 Moved to Baton Rouge May 30-31. Expedition from Baton Rouge June 7-9. Williams' Expedition to Vicksburg, Miss., and operations in that vicinity June 18-July
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Michigan Volunteers. (search)
protecting southern borders of Kentucky till September 16. Burbridge's Expedition to Saltsville, Va., September 17-October 20. McCormack's Farm September 23. Laurel Mountain, Va., September 29. Cedar Bluffs September 30. Bowen's Farm September 30-October 1. Saltsville October 2. Sandy Mountain October 3. Regiment complimented by Gen. Burbridge for gallant conduct in cutting its way through greatly superior numbers when completely surrounded by the forces of Gen. Cerro Gordo Williams. Operations against guerrillas near Mount Sterling till November 17. Moved to Crab Orchard November 17-20, thence to Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Scout to Morristown December 1-4. Stoneman's Raid to Southwest Virginia December 10-29. Paperville and Kingsport December 13. Bristol December 14. Abington, Va., December 15. Wytheville December 16. Marion December 17-18. Saltsville December 20-21. Duty at Lexington, Ky., till February 23, 1865. Moved to Knoxv
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, New Hampshire Volunteers. (search)
28, and discharged July 8, 1865. This Regiment sustained the greatest loss in battle of any Infantry or Cavalry Regiment in the Union Army. Total killed and wounded 1,051. Death losses during service 18 Officers and 277 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 176 Enlisted men by disease. Total 473. 6th New Hampshire Regiment Infantry. Organized at Keene and mustered in November 27, 1861. Left State for Washington, D. C., December 25, 1861. Attached to Williams' 4th Brigade, North Carolina Expedition, to April, 1862. Hawkins' Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to July, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to September, 1863. Bixby's Brigade, District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of Ohio, to February, 1864. 1
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, New York Volunteers. (search)
-17. Designated 14th New York Independent Battery Light Artillery October, 1862 (which see). Battery B attached to Williams' Division, Banks' 5th Corps, to April, 1862. Doubleday's Brigade, Dept. of the Rappahannock, to June, 1862. ReservWashington, D. C., November 21, 1861. Attached to Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Artillery, Williams' Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to June, 1862. Artillery, 1st Division,August 17, 1861. Stile's Brigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. Abercrombie's 2nd Brigade, Williams' 1st Division, Banks' 5th Corps, to April, 1862. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to May, 1862. . C., December 6, 1861. Attached to Provisional Brigade, Casey's Division, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1861. Williams' Brigade, Burnside's North Carolina Expeditionary Corps, to April, 1862. 4th Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina, to Jul
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