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Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Hancock's assault-losses of the Confederates- promotions recommended-discomfiture of the enemy-ewell's attack-reducing the artillery (search)
ght days battles, to wit: Brigadier-General H. G. Wright and Brigadier-General John Gibbon to be Major-Gene in at the same time. I would also ask to have General Wright assigned to the command of the Sixth Army Corpsin the regular army; Hancock for Brigadier-General; Wright, Gibbon and Humphreys to be Major-Generals of Volunthe President. The night of the 13th Warren and Wright were moved by the rear to the left of Burnside. Th, however, without any fighting, except a little in Wright's front. Here Upton had to contend for an elevatiog was done on the 17th. But that night Hancock and Wright were to make a night march back to their old positi the rebel capital. As stated above, Hancock's and Wright's corps had made an unsuccessful assault. News camtion they now hold, and put Burnside to the left of Wright. Wright and Burnside should then force their way uWright and Burnside should then force their way up as close to the enemy as they can get without a general engagement, or with a general engagement if the enem
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Movement by the left flank-battle of North Anna-an incident of the March-moving on Richmond-South of the Pamunkey-position of the National Army (search)
. There was a slight attack on Burnside's and Wright's corps as they moved out of their lines; but , and Burnside was sent to New Bethel Church. Wright's corps was still back at Guiney's Station. hundred prisoners left in our hands. By night Wright's corps was up ready to reinforce Warren. ssession of and destroyed as far as possible. Wright's corps crossed at Jericho early the same day,Commanding A. P. Direct Generals Warren and Wright to withdraw all their teams and artillery, not it was speedily driven away. Warren's and Wright's corps were moved by the rear of Burnside's ath of the North Anna and Pamunkey was taken by Wright, followed by Hancock. Warren, followed by Burat once formed extending south from the river, Wright's corps on the right, Hancock's in the centre,as made in force, to find the position of Lee. Wright's corps pushed to Hanover Court House. Hancoc Harbor, and also on the Mechanicsville road. Wright should be got well massed on Hancock's right, [10 more...]
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Advance on Cold Harbor-an anecdote of the war- battle of Cold Harbor-correspondence with Lee-Retrospective (search)
on before the enemy was ready for assault. Wright's corps was ordered early in the evening to maeached its destination. Before the arrival of Wright the enemy had made two assaults on Sheridan, bin their long march. Before the removal of Wright's corps from our right, after dark on the 31stdered to attack him vigorously in flank, while Wright was directed to move out and get on his front.their defenders are fighting in their front. Wright reconnoitred some distance to his front: but td to relieve Anderson who was being pressed by Wright and Smith. During the night the enemy madene during the night and ordered to the left of Wright. I expected to take the offensive on the mornk's corps was got into position to the left of Wright's, and Burnside was moved to Bethesda Church i3d, to be made mainly by the corps of Hancock, Wright and Smith; but Warren and Burnside were to supeft, and here he intrenched and held fast. Wright's corps moving in two lines captured the outer[4 more...]
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Left flank movement across the Chickahominy and James-General Lee-visit to Butler-the movement on Petersburg-the investment of Petersburg (search)
cock, which extended his left now to the Chickahominy, and Warren was withdrawn to Cold Harbor. Wright was directed to send two divisions to the left to extend down the banks of that stream to Bottomole corps over. Hancock followed Warren. Burnside took the road to Jones's Bridge, followed by Wright. Ferrero's division, with the wagon train, moved farther east, by Window Shades [or Windsor Sha 13th Hancock's corps was at Charles City Court House on [near] the James River. Burnside's and Wright's corps were on the Chickahominy, and crossed during the night, Warren's corps and the cavalry she left, with a view to at least force the enemy to stay within the limits of his own line. General Wright, with the 6th corps, was ordered by a road farther south, to march directly for the Weldon rps, Burnside's, was placed upon the right at Petersburg; the 5th, Warren's, next; the 2d, Birney's, next; then the 6th, Wright's, broken off to the left and south. Thus began the siege of Petersburg.
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Raid on the Virginia Central Railroad-raid on the Weldon Railroad-Early's movement upon Washington-mining the works before Petersburg-explosion of the mine before Petersburg- campaign in the Shenandoah Valley-capture of the Weldon Railroad (search)
f Washington, and he had sent Ricketts's division of the 6th corps (Wright's), which arrived in Baltimore on the 8th of July. Finding that Wagravity of the situation I had directed General Meade to also order Wright with the rest of his corps directly to Washington for the relief ofto Washington, which place they reached, almost simultaneously with Wright, on the 11th. The 19th corps was commanded by Major-General [Willih were very strong, fully manned. He at once commenced to retreat, Wright following. There is no telling how much this result was contributeself, having in view something of the same object that Lee had had. Wright's and Emory's corps were in Washington, and with this reduction of tunes never come singly. I learned during that same afternoon that Wright's pursuit of Early was feeble because of the constant and contrary e Bay being broken. Early, however, was not aware of the fact that Wright was not pursuing until he had reached Strasburg. Finding that he w
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Sheridan's advance-visit to Sheridan-Sheridan's victory in the Shenandoah-Sheridan's ride to Winchester-close of the campaign for the winter (search)
it could be of more use. I approved of his suggestion, and ordered him to send Wright's corps back to the James River. I further directed him to repair the railroadl Sheridan having been summoned to Washington City, started on the 15th leaving Wright in command. His army was then at Cedar Creek, some twenty miles south of Wincster. The next morning while at Front Royal, Sheridan received a dispatch from Wright, saying that a dispatch from Longstreet to Early had been intercepted. It dire On the receipt of this news Sheridan ordered the cavalry up the valley to join Wright. On the 18th of October Early was ready to move, and during the night succeding to Winchester and held them for the use of our troops in falling back, General Wright having ordered a retreat back to that place. Sheridan having left Washi Richmond with the exception of one division of infantry and a little cavalry. Wright's corps was ordered back to the Army of the Potomac, and two other divisions we
command would have been terrible. In consequence of the deep snow the howitzers did not reach the field in time to be used in the action. I have the honor to remain, very respectfully, your obedient servant, P. Edw. Connor, See Doc. 113, page 401, ante. Colonel Third Infantry, C. V., Commanding District. To Lieut.-Col. R. C. Drum, Assistant Adjutant-General U. S.A., Department Pacific. Letter from General Halleck. Headquarters of the army, Washington, D. C., March 29. Brigadier-Gen. G. Wright, Commanding Department of the Pacific, San Francisco, California: General: I have this day recived your letter of February twentieth, inclosing Col. P. E. Connor's report of his severe battle and splendid victory in Bear River, Washington Territory. After a forced march of one hundred and forty miles in mid-winter and through deep snows, in which seventy-six of his men were disabled by frozen feet, he and his gallant band of only two hundred attacked three hundred warriors in th
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Terry's Brigade, formerly John M. Jones's. (search)
, E. O. Bryant, J. T. Raiford, J. R. Ruffin, H. L. Roebuck, B. H. Taylor, J. R. Williams. Co. C. Sergeant J. File, Private J. Frink, J. Propst, Private W. E. Barnhart, R. W. Barnhart, J. C. Corzine, Private W. Barnhart, J. W. Rogers, C. Tucker, G. W. Suther, Private W. H. Clark, D. M. Murph, R. A. Rummage, E. Teague. Co. D. Sergeant D. Stewart, L. R. Jennings, Corporal F. Peele, Private J. Burchett, H. Brown, Private J. Childers, R. Durham, J. D. Pardue, G. Wright. Co. E. Private J. W. Savage, F. H. Wright, Private D. D. Wright, J. E. Euse. Co. F. Sergeant W. T. Farrow, C. Daniels, J. Dailey, Corporal S. D. Blackwood, Private J. M. Blackwood, S. Cutred, R. C. Gibbs, Private R. H. Harriss, W. N. Riley, R. Rose, J. Thompson, J. A. Thompson, B. M. Terry. Co. G. Corporal J. W. Atkinson, Private J. R. Carter, Jas. P. Baines, A. M. Hair, J. E. Reynolds, Private J. R. Powers, W. D. Randleman, J. Cruse, M. Melcher, J. P.
of, IX., 4. Woonsocket, R. I.: First Rhode Island Infantry recruited in, VIII., 60. Worden, J. L.,: I., 358; VI., 36, 111,161, 163, 174, 176, 241, 312, 318. Work, H. C.: IX., 168, 178, 180, 183, 342, 344. Wormley's Creek, Va.: I., 253, 255,259, 267. Wounds: antiseptics for treatment of, unknown during the war. VII., 232; character and treatment of, VII., 262, 264; statistics regarding, VIII., 126. Wragg, T. I., VII., 123. Wright, A. R., X., 115. Wright, G., X., 307. Wright, G. K., III., 60. Wright, H. G.: III., 56, 58, 64, 67, 68, 72, 73, 74, 75, 84, 86, 88, 146, 148, 156, 158, 162, 293; IV., 159; VIII., 204, 252; X., 183, 202. Wright, M. H., V., 170. Wright, M. J.: I., 7, 11, 102; illustrations of scenes within Confederate lines, VIII., 105: X., 7. 27; tabular statement of losses in Civil War, X., 142, 144: some casualties of Confederate regiments, X., 156. Wright, W. F., V., 31. Wright, W. P., V., 29.
The Daily Dispatch: February 7, 1861., [Electronic resource], The name of the Southern Confederacy. (search)
Passengers arrived per Steamship "Yorktown, " Parrish, Master, from New York: Thos. Shannon, D. Forsay, G. Wright, A. Spears Brown and son, J. V. Andrews, Mrs. C. W. Dennis and son, Mrs. Cole, Jno. O. Bradford, U. S. N., Mrs. T. J. Haines, servant and child, Dr. Ascoli, J. Fenley, M. Clarke and 9 steerage.