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ely prelude to the first great combat. General Daniel Tyler, commanding a division of McDowell's arderates posted on the opposite bank fired upon Tyler's advance line, driving it back in disorder. Tyler then withdrew satisfied that the enemy was in force at this point. This picture was taken th Union plan for this fateful July day was that Tyler should lead his division westward by way of the stream, march down its right bank and, while Tyler guarded the Stone Bridge, engage the foe on thounter preliminary to the battle of Bull Run. Tyler's division of McDowell's army, finding the Cono repulse the attack of the Northern force. Tyler reached the Stone Bridge before six in the moron troops to advance led Evans to believe that Tyler's attack was only a feint and that the real atunless he could be supported all was lost. Tyler's division. Bee could now do nothing but withconnaisance in force July 18, 1861, under General D. Tyler to feel for the Confederate position. A [2 more...]
s in the spring of 1861 and speedily converted into a gunboat. Her boilers and steam pipes were lowered into the hold and the oaken bulwarks five inches thick which we see were put on her and pierced for guns. She got her first taste of fighting when, at Lucas Bend, she engaged the land batteries and a Confederate gunboat, September 10, 1861. She was present at Fort Henry in the second division of the attacking fleet, and also at Fort Donelson. The adventurous gunboat Conestoga The Tyler: a sister-ship of the Conestoga. She was present both at Fort Henry and Fort Donelson. stronger than his own, decided, after consulting with Pillow and Buckner, to attack the Union right at dawn on the 15th. The night was spent in preparing for this, and in the morning Pillow with ten thousand men fell upon McClernand, and Buckner soon joined him with an additional force. Toward noon many of McClernand's men ran short of powder and he was forced to recede from his position. Pillow se
Shiloh: the first grand battle Henry W. Elson The plucky little wooden gunboat Tyler --its flanking fire on the Confederate troops charging across the ravine of Dill's Branch, close by the river, greatly assisted Hurlbut, Commander of the Federal, left, in holding off Withers' gallant attack The defenders of Grants fears were not shared by his compatriots. Further mention is due the two little wooden gunboats, Tyler and Lexington, for their share in the great fight. The Tyler had lain all day opposite the mouth of Dill's Branch which flowed through a deep, marshy ravine, into the Tennessee just above the Landing. Her commander, Lieuten blue-clad troops appeared through the trees on the river bank, showing that under the continuous and fierce assaults they were failing back upon the Landing. The Tyler, commanded by Lieutenant Gwin, and afterward the Lexington, commanded by Lieutenant Shirk, which arrived at four o'clock, strove to keep the Confederate army from
possible for the gunboats to run the gantlet of the batteries of Island No.10. But Foote thought it impossible, in the face of the mouths of half a hundred cannon that yawned across the channel. He refused to force anyone to so perilous an undertaking, and the commanders of the vessels all agreed A veteran of many river fights The St. Louis was the earliest of the Eads iron-clad gunboats to be completed and is first mentioned in despatches on January 14, 1862, when with the Essex and Tyler she engaged the Confederate batteries at Columbus, Kentucky. The St. Louis, commanded by Lieutenant Leonard Paulding, participated in the capture of Fort Henry, going into action lashed to the Carondelet. She was struck seven times. At Fort Donelson she was Foote's flagship. Island No.10, Fort Pillow, Memphis — at all these places the St. Louis distinguished herself. On October 1, 1862, the St. Louis was renamed the Baron de Kalb. All through the Vicksburg operations the De Kalb saw serv
ackson was not the man to be trapped. He managed to hold Fremont while he marched his main force quickly up the Valley. At Port Republic he drove Carroll's brigade of Shields' division away and took possession of a bridge which Colonel Carroll had neglected to burn. Fremont in pursuit was defeated by Ewell at Cross Keys. Jackson immediately put his force of twelve thousand over the Shenandoah at Port Republic and burned the bridge. Safe from the immediate attack by Fremont, he fell upon Tyler and Carroll, who had not more than three thousand men between them. The Federals made a brave stand, but after many hours' fighting were compelled to retreat. Jackson emerged through Swift Run Gap on the 17th of June, to assist in turning the Union right on the Peninsula, and Banks and Shields, baffled and checkmated at every move, finally withdrew from the Valley. The German Division sent against Jackson Blenker's division, composed of three brigades of German volunteers, was detach
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Engagements of the Civil War with losses on both sides December, 1860-August, 1862 (search)
July 12, 1862: Lebanon, Ky. Union, 28th Ky., Lebanon Home Guards. Confed., Col. John H. Morgan's Kentucky Cav. Losses: Union 2 killed, 65 prisoners. July 13, 1862: Murfreesboroa, Tenn. Union, 9th Mich., 3d Minn., 4th Ky. Cav., 7th Pa. Cav., 1st Ky. Battery. Confed., Gen. N. B. Forrest's Cav. Losses: Union 33 killed, 62 wounded, 800 missing. Confed. 50 killed, 100 wounded. July 15, 1862: near Vicksburg, Miss. Union, Gunboats Carondelet, Queen of the West, Tyler, and Essex. Confed., Ram Arkansas. Losses: Union 13 killed, 36 wounded. Confed. 5 killed, 9 wounded. July 15, 1862: Fayetteville, Ark. Union, detachments of 2d Wis., 3d Mo., 10th Ill., and Davidson's Battery. Confed., Gen. Rains' command. Losses: Confed. 150 captured. July 17, 1862: Cynthiana, Ky. Union, 18th Ky., 7th Ky. Cav., Cynthiana, Newport, Cincinnati, and Bracken Co. Home Guards (Morgan's Raid). Confed., Morgan's Cav. Losses: Union 17 killed,