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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 34. attack on Santa Rosa Island. October 9, 1861. (search)
all the others whose names I give: Major Tower and Lieut. Reese, of the Engineers; Lieuts. Duryea, Langdon, Jackson, and Taylor, United States Artillery; and Captain Dole, of the New York Volunteers. And it gives me great pleasure to append the name fort, (previous to the fire,) Colonel Brown ordered out thirty regulars, under Major Vogdes and Lieutenants Langley and Taylor, who lost no time in marching to the scene of commotion, where they encountered a large body of the invading force, who spowered and without support from the Zouaves, surrendered as a prisoner, and, with two or three men, was disarmed. Lieutenant Taylor was also grasped by the arm, and told to surrender; but, suddenly extricating himself, drew his sword, and said if m was general, and having succeeded in firing the tents, &c., retired before the small body of troops rallied under Lieutenant Taylor, this time taking their route through a swamp-wood and along the inside beach, firing as they retreated on the regu
is Volunteers, commanded by Colonels Ross and Marsh, the Eleventh Missouri under the immediate command of Lieutenant-Colonel Pennabaker, Lieut. White's section of Taylor's battery, and Captains Steward and Lansden's companies of cavalry, under the command of the former, with rations for twelve days. Learning that Thompson and harrived at the front, I directed Col. Ross to move forward his regiment into the cornfield in support of his skirmishers, and ordered up Lieut. White's section of Taylor's battery, which immediately opened fire, and by its effectiveness soon caused the the enemy to respond. Their artillery consisted of four pieces, masked, upon tion passed along the line that the enemy were in position directly in front. A moment afterward, Col. Plummer, commanding the brigade, came up, ordered forward Taylor's section of artillery, and ordered me to take position on the extreme right. While moving to my place, the battle was commenced by our battery, which opened on
1st. The facts in my possession are derived from the log-book, (the official record of the ship;) and 2d, from the reports in writing, of all the officers who visited the Trent; all which will form a part of my report. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Charles Wilkes. Messrs. John Slidell, James M. Mason, George Eustis, and J. E. Mcfarland. Captain Wilkes' final report. United States steamer San Jacinto, At sea, November 16, 1861. sir: In my despatch by Commander Taylor I confined myself to the report of the movements of this ship and the facts connected with the capture of Messrs. Mason, Slidell, Eustis, and McFarland, as I intended to write you particularly relative to the reasons which induced my action in making them prisoners. When I heard at Cienfuegos, on the south side of Cuba, of these commissioners having landed on the Island of Cuba, and that they were at the Havana, and would depart in the English steamer of the 7th November, I determine
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 146. fight on the Wautauga River, November 10, 1861. (search)
s returned toward their camp. Captain Miller received a charge of buckshot through his coat, and two of his men were slightly wounded in the feet. The prisoners were taken to the cavalry camp at Carter's Station. Lynchburg Virginian account. We are indebted to Captain H. H. Miller, of the Twelfth Mississippi regiment, for the following particulars of an engagement between twenty-two Virginians, under his command, and three hundred of the enemy, supposed to be under the command of----Taylor, a former member of Congress from Tennessee, which occurred at Taylor's Ford, on the Wautauga River, about two o'clock Sunday morning. Captain Miller arrived at Bristol on Saturday last, en route to Mississippi, when intelligence reached there of the depredations that were being committed by the Union men in East Tennessee. He was requested by General Clark, who was in command, to make a reconnoissance with twenty-two Virginians who had volunteered their services, and ascertain the posit
ere headless. The prisoners further state that Colonel Taylor was doubtless killed; two of their officers wer and defeated were the First Kentucky regiment, Col. Tom Taylor, about eight hundred strong on the field; the Tose carried off, amongst whom was, certainly, Colonel Tom Taylor, commanding the First Kentucky regiment, whom H. Forney; a Kentucky regiment, commanded by Colonel Tom Taylor; and a South Carolina regiment. They took thabama, Col. John H. Forney; the First Kentucky, Col. Tom Taylor; the Sumter Flying Artillery, Capt. Cutts, and arolinians. The error was soon discovered, and Colonel Taylor advanced cautiously to the left, and soon afterw yards away. To be sure there was no mistake, Colonel Taylor shouted to the colonel, and asked who he was. h Carolinians. On which side are you? asked Colonel Taylor. For the Union, and immediately after the Co both sides having ceased firing. At this time Col. Tom Taylor rode to the right to see what disposition had b