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Cumberland River (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
Doc. 229. fight at Munfordsville, Ky. General Buell's despatch. Louisville, December 17. To Major-General McClellan: Gen. McCook's division is at Munfordsville, and Gen. Mitchell at Bacon's Creek. Zollicoffer is either retiring across the Cumberland River or is preparing to do so at the approach of any superior force. McCook reported that the rebels attacked my pickets in front of the railroad bridge at two o'clock P. M. to-day. The pickets consisted of four companies of the Thirty-second Indiana, Col. Willich, under Lieut.-Col. Von Trebra. Their force consisted of one regiment of Texas Rangers, two regiments of infantry, and one battery of six guns. Our loss was Lieut. Sachs and eight enlisted men killed and ten wounded. The rebel loss was thirty-three killed, including the colonel of the Texas regiment, and about fifty wounded. D. C. Buell, Brigadier General Commanding. Gen. Buell's orders. Headquarters Department of the Ohio, Louisville, Ky., December 2
Woodsonville (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
., our forces, under Brig.-Gen. Hindman, partially engaged a superior force of the enemy near Woodsonville. In the action we sustained a loss of four killed and nine wounded. The enemy was driven bacers was ordered forward from Cave City, near which they were encamped. They proceeded toward Woodsonville, and after they had passed the deep cut on this side of the dirt road bridge, they found a part of the enemy. It was in the out-skirts of Woodsonville. They had learned that the enemy had boasted that they intended cutting off Terry and his d — d Wildcats. This Col. Terry endeavored to defve City, December 19, 1861. sir: At eight o'clock A. M., on the 17th inst., I moved toward Woodsonville for the purpose of breaking up the railroad from the vicinity of that place southward. My foand one hundred infantry and four pieces of artillery. When within two and a half miles of Woodsonville, concealed from the enemy's view, I halted the column and ordered forward Col. Terry's Ranger
Louisville (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
Doc. 229. fight at Munfordsville, Ky. General Buell's despatch. Louisville, December 17. To Major-General McClellan: Gen. McCook's division is at Munfordsville, and Gen. Mitchell at Bacon's Creek. Zollicoffer is either retiring across the Cumberland River or is preparing to do so at the approach of any superior force. McCook reported that the rebels attacked my pickets in front of the railroad bridge at two o'clock P. M. to-day. The pickets consisted of four companies of the Thled and ten wounded. The rebel loss was thirty-three killed, including the colonel of the Texas regiment, and about fifty wounded. D. C. Buell, Brigadier General Commanding. Gen. Buell's orders. Headquarters Department of the Ohio, Louisville, Ky., December 27, 1861. The General commanding takes pleasure in bringing to notice the gallant conduct of a portion of Col. Willich's regiment, Thirty-second, at Rowlett's Station, in front of Munfordsville, on the 17th inst. Four compani
Bowling Green (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
and efficient conduct on this occasion. He commends it as a study and example to all other troops under his command, and enjoins them to emulate the discipline and instruction which insure such results. The name of Rowlett Station, will be inscribed in the regimental colors of the Thirty-second Indiana regiment. By command of Brig.-Gen. Buell, [Official.] James B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant-General, Chief of Staff. Rebel official report. Headquarters Central army of Ky., Bowling Green, December 21, 1861. Special Order No. 64: On the 17th inst., our forces, under Brig.-Gen. Hindman, partially engaged a superior force of the enemy near Woodsonville. In the action we sustained a loss of four killed and nine wounded. The enemy was driven back, and left about fifty killed, and seven prisoners. The conduct of our troops was marked by impetuous valor. On charging the enemy, Col. Terry, of the Texas Rangers, was killed in the moment of victory. His regiment deplores the
Kentucky (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
nt Adjutant-General, Chief of Staff. Rebel official report. Headquarters Central army of Ky., Bowling Green, December 21, 1861. Special Order No. 64: On the 17th inst., our forces, under ks to Brig.-Gen. Hindman and his command for their conduct in the initiative of the campaign in Kentucky, and he hails the brilliant courage shown in the affair as a bright augury of their valor when e, Act. Ass't Adj.-Gen. A circumstantial account by one who was in the fight. Camp wood, Ky., December 17. We have had the first really earnest fight, and I hasten to give you as full andonored citizen, adds another page to the glory of our invincible arms. It opens the ball in lower Kentucky. Stirring scenes may be expected hourly in that quarter.--Nashville Banner. Rebel report of the battle. Headquarters advance Guard, C. A., Ky., Cave City, December 19, 1861. sir: At eight o'clock A. M., on the 17th inst., I moved toward Woodsonville for the purpose of breaking u
Bacon Creek, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
Doc. 229. fight at Munfordsville, Ky. General Buell's despatch. Louisville, December 17. To Major-General McClellan: Gen. McCook's division is at Munfordsville, and Gen. Mitchell at Bacon's Creek. Zollicoffer is either retiring across the Cumberland River or is preparing to do so at the approach of any superior force. McCook reported that the rebels attacked my pickets in front of the railroad bridge at two o'clock P. M. to-day. The pickets consisted of four companies of the Thirty-second Indiana, Col. Willich, under Lieut.-Col. Von Trebra. Their force consisted of one regiment of Texas Rangers, two regiments of infantry, and one battery of six guns. Our loss was Lieut. Sachs and eight enlisted men killed and ten wounded. The rebel loss was thirty-three killed, including the colonel of the Texas regiment, and about fifty wounded. D. C. Buell, Brigadier General Commanding. Gen. Buell's orders. Headquarters Department of the Ohio, Louisville, Ky., December
Cave City (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
ll of Company C; making ten killed and twenty-two wounded. A secession account. At dawn on Tuesday morning, Nov. 17th, a body of men consisting in part of Severt's artillery and a fragment of Col. Terry's Rangers was ordered forward from Cave City, near which they were encamped. They proceeded toward Woodsonville, and after they had passed the deep cut on this side of the dirt road bridge, they found a part of the enemy. It was in the out-skirts of Woodsonville. They had learned that adds another page to the glory of our invincible arms. It opens the ball in lower Kentucky. Stirring scenes may be expected hourly in that quarter.--Nashville Banner. Rebel report of the battle. Headquarters advance Guard, C. A., Ky., Cave City, December 19, 1861. sir: At eight o'clock A. M., on the 17th inst., I moved toward Woodsonville for the purpose of breaking up the railroad from the vicinity of that place southward. My force consisted of one thousand one hundred infantry a
Headquarters (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
t they were as adamant, the square remained unbroken, while many of the Texans, equally brave, but less successful because they were the attacking party, bit the dust. The cavalrymen retired, discomfited, and then. an entire regiment of rebel infantry darkened the hill and came marching down toward the brave men composing Company G, but a galling fire from our front and right scattered their forces and gave them something else to think about. Colonel Willich had been ordered on duty at Headquarters, and consequently did not get to his regiment until the heat of the battle was over. The regiment was forced to fall back a short distance, not being able to stand against the artillery. The rebels did not pursue. They carried off their wounded, and then beat a hasty retreat. It is known that the rebel force consisted of Terry's regiment of cavalry, two regiments of infantry and three pieces of cannon. The rebels lost forty-nine killed. Their number of wounded is not known, but is un
Green (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 241
ossible under the circumstances. Since we have been out here on Green River, we have been on picket duty nearly all the time, occupying, as . All the necessary precautions were taken on both banks of the Green River; signallists were posted to give instantaneous alarm in case of . The regiment had usually two companies on the south side of Green River, for the protection and reconstruction of the railroad bridge. ged, and four companies were ordered to occupy the north bank of Green River as skirmishers, while four other companies were sent over the ri rattle of musketry, which seemed to come from the south bank of Green River. It was known that a part of Colonel Willich's magnificent regient. They came on right gallantly, part of them having to cross Green River, and fell in upon the right and left flank with as much apparent and front; and Major Phifer's Cavalry to watch the crossings of Green River, still further to my left. These orders having been executed,
arry Keifer, all of Company F; Max. Sachs, First Lieut. Company C, (six shots.;) Frederick Shoemaker, Henry Lohst, B Weke, all of Company C; Daniel Smith and George Burkhardt, of Company G. Wounded.--Sergeant Wm. Straubs, Company F, mortally; Corporal John Rice, Corporal Augus Faufer; Antoine Rittey, Dominick Phleim, Sigmund Mudoerfer, all of Company G; Sergeant Sigmund Sulig, John P. Zimmerman and Phillip Drohn, of Company K; Orderly H. Hausher, Company I; Wm. Mielick, Louis Linkenheld, G. Wolf, Fronk Neth, all of Company G; Sergeant Henry Eisenbiess, Corporal Gustave Hochstetter, Corporal Louis Schuttendeube, Charles Knapp, August Wolters, Charles Thum, Henry Schapneyer, Herman Milyers, all of Company C; making ten killed and twenty-two wounded. A secession account. At dawn on Tuesday morning, Nov. 17th, a body of men consisting in part of Severt's artillery and a fragment of Col. Terry's Rangers was ordered forward from Cave City, near which they were encamped. They proc
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