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The Daily Dispatch: June 30, 1862., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 23, 1862., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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stout resistance at Gaines's Mills, since three or four whole divisions were strongly encamped there, McClellan commanding in person, with Major Generals McCall, Porter, Sedgewick, and others — their estimated force being not less than thirty-odd thousand men. As our three columns moved by parallel lines, we followed and conversegades! In front stood Federal camps, stretching to the northeast for miles! Drawn up in line of battle were more than three full divisions, commanded by McCall, Porter, Sedgewick, &c.--banners darkened the air — artillery vomited forth incessant volleys of grape, canister and shell — heavy masses were moving on our left through sed up ranks and poured such deadly volleys upon the horsemen, that they left the ground in confusion and entirely for their infantry to decide the day. McCall's, Porter's and Sedgewick's "crack" divisions melted away before our advance, however; and had the fight lasted one half hour longer, not one whole regiment would have surv<
South will rejoice to learn that all the benefit anticipated has resulted from the change. The strength of the army has been greatly increased, its health much improved, and the spirit of the men is as high and defiant as could be desired. The Jackson Mississippian of the 21st, announces with inexpressible pleasure the arrival of Maj. Gen. Earl Van Dorn, for the purpose of assuming command of the Department of South Mississippi and East Louisiana. The same paper says: Ten of Commodore Porter's mortar boats passed Rodney at 10 o'clock on Thursday morning, on their way to Vicksburg. Before this time they have doubtless reached their destination. We rejoice to know that their visit is not unexpected, but that ample and suitable provision has been made for their entertainment. The fleet of gunboats from Memphis is also hourly looked for. The invitation is general. It is a "free fight." The welcome which the peerless queen extends to them is: "Come one, come all — this rock
ne. 22d Mass; Assistant Surgeon J W S Norris, U S A; 1st Lieut W H Eldridge, 4th N J; Capt E G Lant, 7th Pa; Lt Col Geo Variny, 2d Me; Capt L Emmerson, 2d Me, Capt Jas P Duff, 7th Pa; J P Prince, Surgeon, 22d Mass; 1st Lt E M Cooly, 13th N Y; Lt Col S M Jackson, 11th Pa; Adj Robt A McCoy, 11th Pa; 1st Lt D R Coder, 2d Lt R M Burkeman, 11th Pa; 2d Lt F W Shroeder, 4th N J; 1st Lt E Wright, 4th N J; 2d Lt H H Callen, 2d N J; Maj E S Gilbert, 25th N; J; 1st Lt Thos Bishop, 25th N Y; Lt E Eichelberger, 8th Pa; Major Henry Chitz, 12th U S Infantry Regulars; Capt P W Stanhope, 12th U S Infantry; Col T B W Stockton, 16th Michigan; Capt H R Combe, 12th N Y; 1st Lt Chas Wilson, 3d N J; Lewis P Mudgett, 1st Lt and Adjt, 2d Me; 2d Lt Joel Parker, 1st N J; Capt A E Miles, 1st Pa; Lt T G McNaughton, 1st Pa; Lt B Lewis, 1st Pa; Lt Chas A Bayard, 5th Wisconsin; Lt J M Wells jr, belonging to Gen Porter's staff; Lt L B Woltz, 8th Pa; Lt R D Hall, 1st Pa Rifles; Ass't Surgeon L S Ludington, 1st Conn.