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City Point (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
are present) for duty. The command in the field numbers 100. Prisoners of war and absent, sick and wounded which latter are daily returning, convalescent amount now to 317, the balance being upon detached service in the field. Only two First Lieutenants are present, one of them acting as Adjutant, and most of the men are recruits. On the 12th of August another movement to the north of the James was begun. The little command broke camp and took up its line of march in brigade toward City Point which was reached at 9.30 P. M. There the men embarked on a transport, which moved out and anchored with the rest of the fleet. At 10 P. M. the boats moved down the river but, under cover of the night, returned and ascended the James, arriving at Deep Bottom at midnight, and at 7 A. M. of the 14th, the men debarked. After a short rest the regiment moved off in brigade and occupied the ground of the fight of the 26th ult., but were almost immediately sent forward to the support of the Fir
Deep Bottom (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
of July, the regiment under orders with the brigade, took up the line of march to the Appomattox, which was crossed on pontoons at 11 P. M. of that night, and continued on until 9 A. M. of the following morning (July 27), crossing the James at Deep Bottom at the above hour, and halted in the breastworks on the north bank after a forced march of 20 miles. In front was an open field for half a mile, with a slight rise on the opposite side to which the woods extended. Skirmishers advanced and h was reached at 9.30 P. M. There the men embarked on a transport, which moved out and anchored with the rest of the fleet. At 10 P. M. the boats moved down the river but, under cover of the night, returned and ascended the James, arriving at Deep Bottom at midnight, and at 7 A. M. of the 14th, the men debarked. After a short rest the regiment moved off in brigade and occupied the ground of the fight of the 26th ult., but were almost immediately sent forward to the support of the First Divisi
James Smith (search for this): chapter 41
ree of the original regiment was in service at this time. Casualties at Reams Station, Aug. 25, 1864. Co. F.Capt. Isaac N. Mudgett, captured by the enemy. Co. H.Private John Lee, wounded. Co. D.Private George Soper, wounded. missing in action: Co. A.Private Benjamin Adams, James E. Beatty William Robinson B.Wm. P. Edwards Richard Doherty Stephen J. Younger C.Wm. Farnham Job Foster Wm. Richardson Eben D. Poole D.John Hagan Edward Joy E.Peter Johnson F.John Lee James Smith Thomas Meagher H.Edward McKenna Sydney Smith Earnest Krantz Charles Dean Joseph Hill These casualties occurred during the last charge of the enemy which took place at dark and they were all marked Missing in Action. They were captured, confined in Libby Prison anti paroled on Sept. 24th, 1864. On the 30th of August the command went into camp in the vicinity of the Williams House, and while there the discharge of 90 men, whose terms of service had expired, was effected. T
William P. Edwards (search for this): chapter 41
k, being the last to leave the field. Re-forming in the woods, the men marched to the rear under orders, having lost 21 men missing, 9 wounded and 2 killed. Only three of the original regiment was in service at this time. Casualties at Reams Station, Aug. 25, 1864. Co. F.Capt. Isaac N. Mudgett, captured by the enemy. Co. H.Private John Lee, wounded. Co. D.Private George Soper, wounded. missing in action: Co. A.Private Benjamin Adams, James E. Beatty William Robinson B.Wm. P. Edwards Richard Doherty Stephen J. Younger C.Wm. Farnham Job Foster Wm. Richardson Eben D. Poole D.John Hagan Edward Joy E.Peter Johnson F.John Lee James Smith Thomas Meagher H.Edward McKenna Sydney Smith Earnest Krantz Charles Dean Joseph Hill These casualties occurred during the last charge of the enemy which took place at dark and they were all marked Missing in Action. They were captured, confined in Libby Prison anti paroled on Sept. 24th, 1864. On the 30th of Augu
A. Henry Embler (search for this): chapter 41
, Mustered out,5 Enlisted men, discharged, exp. of service,90 Killed in action,2 Missing in action,3 Prisoners of war,20 Deserted,5122 Wounded in action,17 While the regiment had been so busily engaged, the following self-explanatory orders were issued, which reflected much credit upon this command: Headquarters 2ND Army Corps, Sept. 19th, 1864. Circular Division commanders will send in as early as practicable requisitions for Spencer rifles to arm one or two good regiments in each division. By command of Major General Hancock, Signed, William Wilson, A. A. A. G. Headquarters 2ND Div. 2ND Army Corps. Sept. 20th, 1864. Official. The First Delaware Volunteers and the 19th Massachusetts Volunteers are hereby designated as the regiments to bear the above arm. The commanders of the above named regiments will at once send in requisitions for the same. By order of Col. Thos. A. Smythe, Commanding Division, Signed, A. Henry Embler, Capt. &. A. A. A. G.
Benjamin Nichols (search for this): chapter 41
ion which were engaging the enemy. The Nineteenth received its share of the shells from the enemy, which were in force at Strawberry Plains, or Deep Bottom Run. The men remained in support of the skirmishers until 4 P. M., when the regiment, in its place in the brigade, charged the enemy's works, which, beside being of a formidable nature, were upon the opposite side of a deep ravine. The regiment became much exposed here before descending, losing Privates John Ingalls, of Co. D, and Benjamin Nichols, of Co. G, killed, and six wounded. They succeeded in occupying the enemy's advanced rifle pits until night, the enemy's main position being of unusual strength and situated on the summit of a bluff. Then the regiment fell back under orders, and having reformed in brigade, took up a position in the rear of the works which had been thrown up. They occupied these works (luring the following day, supporting a section of the Sixth Maine Battery, which opened fire at 1.45 P. M. and continue
James E. Beatty (search for this): chapter 41
t, this command was withdrawn at dusk, being the last to leave the field. Re-forming in the woods, the men marched to the rear under orders, having lost 21 men missing, 9 wounded and 2 killed. Only three of the original regiment was in service at this time. Casualties at Reams Station, Aug. 25, 1864. Co. F.Capt. Isaac N. Mudgett, captured by the enemy. Co. H.Private John Lee, wounded. Co. D.Private George Soper, wounded. missing in action: Co. A.Private Benjamin Adams, James E. Beatty William Robinson B.Wm. P. Edwards Richard Doherty Stephen J. Younger C.Wm. Farnham Job Foster Wm. Richardson Eben D. Poole D.John Hagan Edward Joy E.Peter Johnson F.John Lee James Smith Thomas Meagher H.Edward McKenna Sydney Smith Earnest Krantz Charles Dean Joseph Hill These casualties occurred during the last charge of the enemy which took place at dark and they were all marked Missing in Action. They were captured, confined in Libby Prison anti paroled on Sep
Edward McKenna (search for this): chapter 41
in service at this time. Casualties at Reams Station, Aug. 25, 1864. Co. F.Capt. Isaac N. Mudgett, captured by the enemy. Co. H.Private John Lee, wounded. Co. D.Private George Soper, wounded. missing in action: Co. A.Private Benjamin Adams, James E. Beatty William Robinson B.Wm. P. Edwards Richard Doherty Stephen J. Younger C.Wm. Farnham Job Foster Wm. Richardson Eben D. Poole D.John Hagan Edward Joy E.Peter Johnson F.John Lee James Smith Thomas Meagher H.Edward McKenna Sydney Smith Earnest Krantz Charles Dean Joseph Hill These casualties occurred during the last charge of the enemy which took place at dark and they were all marked Missing in Action. They were captured, confined in Libby Prison anti paroled on Sept. 24th, 1864. On the 30th of August the command went into camp in the vicinity of the Williams House, and while there the discharge of 90 men, whose terms of service had expired, was effected. The Monthly Report, dated August 3
William Richardson (search for this): chapter 41
to the rear under orders, having lost 21 men missing, 9 wounded and 2 killed. Only three of the original regiment was in service at this time. Casualties at Reams Station, Aug. 25, 1864. Co. F.Capt. Isaac N. Mudgett, captured by the enemy. Co. H.Private John Lee, wounded. Co. D.Private George Soper, wounded. missing in action: Co. A.Private Benjamin Adams, James E. Beatty William Robinson B.Wm. P. Edwards Richard Doherty Stephen J. Younger C.Wm. Farnham Job Foster Wm. Richardson Eben D. Poole D.John Hagan Edward Joy E.Peter Johnson F.John Lee James Smith Thomas Meagher H.Edward McKenna Sydney Smith Earnest Krantz Charles Dean Joseph Hill These casualties occurred during the last charge of the enemy which took place at dark and they were all marked Missing in Action. They were captured, confined in Libby Prison anti paroled on Sept. 24th, 1864. On the 30th of August the command went into camp in the vicinity of the Williams House, and while t
John Ingalls (search for this): chapter 41
to the support of the First Division which were engaging the enemy. The Nineteenth received its share of the shells from the enemy, which were in force at Strawberry Plains, or Deep Bottom Run. The men remained in support of the skirmishers until 4 P. M., when the regiment, in its place in the brigade, charged the enemy's works, which, beside being of a formidable nature, were upon the opposite side of a deep ravine. The regiment became much exposed here before descending, losing Privates John Ingalls, of Co. D, and Benjamin Nichols, of Co. G, killed, and six wounded. They succeeded in occupying the enemy's advanced rifle pits until night, the enemy's main position being of unusual strength and situated on the summit of a bluff. Then the regiment fell back under orders, and having reformed in brigade, took up a position in the rear of the works which had been thrown up. They occupied these works (luring the following day, supporting a section of the Sixth Maine Battery, which ope
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