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n the Nolensville pike. The cavalry under General Wilson was directed to take post on the left of Gwas being remounted under the direction of General Wilson as rapidly as possible, and new transportaigorous assault on the enemy's left. Major-General Wilson, commanding the cavalry corps, Militarymoment a favorable opportunity occurs. Major-General Wilson will also send one division on the Char perpendicular to General Smith's troops. General Wilson's cavalry, which had rested for the night orces, and for this purpose decided to use General Wilson's cavalry and General Wood's corps of infaly to the last. During the twenty-third General Wilson was occupied crossing his command over Duceld's corps to proceed to Dalton, Georgia; and Wilson's cavalry, after sending one division to Eastpof December for Generals Schofield, Smith, and Wilson, to concentrate their commands at Eastport, Mifield, Stanley, Rousseau, Steedman, Smith, and Wilson, and Brigadier-General T. J. Wood), their offi[11 more...]
sunrise we had taken up our line of march toward the battle-field of Chancellorsville. We bivouacked two miles beyond the famous Chancellorsville House, and awaited the arrival of General Sheridan with the First division. In the meantime General Wilson, with the Third division, had crossed the river at Germania ford and started upon a reconnoissance in the direction of Spottsylvania Court-house. At noon of the fifth we also marched in the direction of Spottsylvania, and when we arrived at Todd's tavern, which was the left flank of Hancock's corps, we encountered General Wilson in full retreat with his division, having been driven back some five miles by Fitz Hugh Lee, and handled rather roughly. General Gregg, who never allows his division to be driven under any circumstances, at once started for the front with General Davies' brigade, and, putting in the First New Jersey and one squadron of the First Massachusetts, drove the enemy steadily, compelling him to fall back across th
y on that most energetic young cavalry officer, General Wilson, who, imbued with the proper spirit, has struckhe rebel telegraph wires cipher despatches from General Wilson at Macon, to the effect that he was in receipt at clothing and small stores he could spare for General Wilson, and to open up a line of certain communicationl at Augusta, and to open up communication with General Wilson at Macon, in the event that General McCook's dis truce disregarded. I had already done what General Wilson wanted me to do, namely, had sent him supplies Gillmore that I would no longer confuse him or General Wilson with orders that might conflict with those of that my subordinates, Generals Thomas, Stoneman, and Wilson, should be instructed not to obey Sherman's command have time to write. I will send your message to Wilson at once. J. M. Schofield, Major-General Major-Geneof every strategic point in his department; and General Wilson has in the very heart of Georgia the strongest,
d off the field. A short time after which General Wilson was riding by and inquired of my aide-de-cnd have sent it by special messenger to Major-General Wilson, a few miles in my rear. As there may eturn immediately to Macon, to which place General Wilson's reply will be forwarded. I have direcy. April third. By direction of Brevet Major-General Wilson, I assumed command of the city, whipressed forward vigorously, Captains McKee and Wilson, with about fifty men, penetrating the line, cndy and barren, and the population small. General Wilson and staff marched twenty-four miles, and a Plantersville and put in corps hospital. General Wilson met Forrest on the Cahawba river under a fners paroled under the direction of Brevet Major-General Wilson. by whom paroled. number parvalry corps, M. D. M., commanded by Brevet Major-General Wilson, during the late campaign. n. J. H. Wilson, Brevet Major-General. General Wilson presents his compliments to General Beaure[22 more...]
ourth Michigan, were dismounted, and formed line about half a mile from the works. A strong skirmish line was pushed forward a few hundred yards in advance, and was immediately engaged with the enemy's skirmishers. At about four P. M., Major-General Wilson, accompanied by Brigadier-General Long, came forward to my skirmish line. After examining the ground for a few moments General Wilson ordered an assault. The First brigade was now moved to my right, and my skirmishers from that directiGeneral Wilson ordered an assault. The First brigade was now moved to my right, and my skirmishers from that direction were drawn in by direction of General Long. I left one regiment, the Fourth Michigan, to support the Chicago Board of Trade battery, the Third Ohio was still protecting the led animals, and was at this moment skirmishing with Chalmers' advance. This left me but two regiments for the assault, numbering in all thirty-three officers and six hundred and seventy-one men. At about five P. M., the order was given to advance. The men moved forward with enthusiasm, and kept a perfect line until
g out General Torbert, who was left there with Wilson and Lowell, and the Jersey brigade of the Sixth corps. Wilson and Lowell fell back to Summit Point, and the Jersey brigade joined its corps at thating it, and pursuing it through Smithfield. Wilson recrossed the Potomac at Shepardstown, and joiepot with Averell, who moved from Darksville. Wilson was ordered to move rapidly up the Berryville ell), and part ot the Third division (Brigadier-General Wilson), until the First division (Brigadiernth September: The Third division (Brigadier-General Wilson) covering the country from Snicker's gallantry than did Brigadier-Generals Merritt, Wilson, Custer, McIntosh, Chapman, and Brevet Brigadin the valley pike to Cedar creek, and Brigadier-General Wilson's via Stephensburg and Cedarville on orth river. Left the Third division (Brigadier-General Wilson) in position there, and sent the Reseing the North river. On the same day Brigadier-General Wilson was relieved from the command of the [36 more...]