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Amelia (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.23
March 30th. Moved towards Five Forks; Pickett's division and cavalry drove enemy back. While driving him back night overtook us; we came back a short distance and went into camp. Friday, March 31st. Attacked by enemy next morning. Pickett's division and cavalry driven by enemy at Five Forks; camped for the night at——Station on Southside Railroad. Saturday, April 1st. Enemy pressing us all day, especially in the afternoon; succeeded in checking him at Mulberry Inn, near the line of Amelia and Dinwiddie counties; remained in breastworks here all night. Enemy charged in several times—repulsed. Sunday, April 2d. We left about daybreak; went three or four miles and remained until about 10 o'clock A. M. Enemy appeared, drove in picket, closely pressed us to Bevil's bridge on Appomattox river; camped for the night near Bevil's bridge. Monday, April 3d. Remained in line of battle all day; no fighting; camped within a few miles of Amelia Courthouse. Tuesday, April 4th. M<
Amelia Springs (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.23
Tuesday, April 4th. Met with General Lee's army at Amelia Courthouse; hurried to the front; attacked the enemy while burning wagon train; drove him beyond Amelia Springs; killed, wounded and captured many of the enemy; came back and encamped at Amelia Springs. Wednesday, April 5th. We left Amelia Springs; in line of battleAmelia Springs. Wednesday, April 5th. We left Amelia Springs; in line of battle near High Bridge all night; fell back just before sunrise. Thursday, April 6th. Killed General Reid and captured his brigade near High Bridge; lost Boston and Dearing. Laid in breastworks not far from High Bridge all night. Friday, April 7th. Left High Bridge, fighting every step, falling back, closely pressed by the enemAmelia Springs; in line of battle near High Bridge all night; fell back just before sunrise. Thursday, April 6th. Killed General Reid and captured his brigade near High Bridge; lost Boston and Dearing. Laid in breastworks not far from High Bridge all night. Friday, April 7th. Left High Bridge, fighting every step, falling back, closely pressed by the enemy, until we got three or four miles above Farmville; went forward and attacked enemy, burning wagon train; took General Gregg prisoner late in afternoon; went into camp at——cross-roads, seven or eight miles above Farmville. Saturday April 8th. Enemy closely pressed us until we got to new store in Buckingham county; we then mar
Chesterfield (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.23
esolute Munford near Lynchburg. Munford and Rosser, commanding divisions, having succeeded in cutting their way through the lines of Federal army, immediately made arrangements to continue the struggle. A printed order issued by Munford at Lynchburg, Va., April 21, 1865, glows with the undying spirit of resistance. The capitulation of General Johnston could only convince him of the futility of further resistance.] Monday, March 27th. Left Mechanicsville; camped for the night in Chesterfield county between Richmond and Petersburg. Tuesday, March 28th. Went to Dinwiddie county, and camped for the night at Sutherland's Tavern. Wednesday, March 29th. Laid in line of battle near Hatcher's creek, Payne's Brigade fighting, we supporting him; camped for the night near Hatcher's creek. Thursday, March 30th. Moved towards Five Forks; Pickett's division and cavalry drove enemy back. While driving him back night overtook us; we came back a short distance and went into camp.
Dinwiddie (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.23
on of General Johnston could only convince him of the futility of further resistance.] Monday, March 27th. Left Mechanicsville; camped for the night in Chesterfield county between Richmond and Petersburg. Tuesday, March 28th. Went to Dinwiddie county, and camped for the night at Sutherland's Tavern. Wednesday, March 29th. Laid in line of battle near Hatcher's creek, Payne's Brigade fighting, we supporting him; camped for the night near Hatcher's creek. Thursday, March 30th. Movedy driven by enemy at Five Forks; camped for the night at——Station on Southside Railroad. Saturday, April 1st. Enemy pressing us all day, especially in the afternoon; succeeded in checking him at Mulberry Inn, near the line of Amelia and Dinwiddie counties; remained in breastworks here all night. Enemy charged in several times—repulsed. Sunday, April 2d. We left about daybreak; went three or four miles and remained until about 10 o'clock A. M. Enemy appeared, drove in picket, closely pre<
High Bridge (Wisconsin, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.23
lled, wounded and captured many of the enemy; came back and encamped at Amelia Springs. Wednesday, April 5th. We left Amelia Springs; in line of battle near High Bridge all night; fell back just before sunrise. Thursday, April 6th. Killed General Reid and captured his brigade near High Bridge; lost Boston and Dearing. LaidHigh Bridge; lost Boston and Dearing. Laid in breastworks not far from High Bridge all night. Friday, April 7th. Left High Bridge, fighting every step, falling back, closely pressed by the enemy, until we got three or four miles above Farmville; went forward and attacked enemy, burning wagon train; took General Gregg prisoner late in afternoon; went into camp at——cross-High Bridge all night. Friday, April 7th. Left High Bridge, fighting every step, falling back, closely pressed by the enemy, until we got three or four miles above Farmville; went forward and attacked enemy, burning wagon train; took General Gregg prisoner late in afternoon; went into camp at——cross-roads, seven or eight miles above Farmville. Saturday April 8th. Enemy closely pressed us until we got to new store in Buckingham county; we then marched on and encamped near Appomattox Courthouse. Sunday April 9th. Went early in the morning to Appomattox Courthouse and surr
Lynchburg (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.23
eral Lee surrendered. Although a majority of the 4th Virginia Cavalry was surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, as stated herewith, Colonel Wooldridge was not paroled until sometime afterwards, being with the force of the resolute Munford near Lynchburg. Munford and Rosser, commanding divisions, having succeeded in cutting their way through the lines of Federal army, immediately made arrangements to continue the struggle. A printed order issued by Munford at Lynchburg, Va., April 21, 1865, gLynchburg, Va., April 21, 1865, glows with the undying spirit of resistance. The capitulation of General Johnston could only convince him of the futility of further resistance.] Monday, March 27th. Left Mechanicsville; camped for the night in Chesterfield county between Richmond and Petersburg. Tuesday, March 28th. Went to Dinwiddie county, and camped for the night at Sutherland's Tavern. Wednesday, March 29th. Laid in line of battle near Hatcher's creek, Payne's Brigade fighting, we supporting him; camped for the
Buckingham county (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.23
train; drove him beyond Amelia Springs; killed, wounded and captured many of the enemy; came back and encamped at Amelia Springs. Wednesday, April 5th. We left Amelia Springs; in line of battle near High Bridge all night; fell back just before sunrise. Thursday, April 6th. Killed General Reid and captured his brigade near High Bridge; lost Boston and Dearing. Laid in breastworks not far from High Bridge all night. Friday, April 7th. Left High Bridge, fighting every step, falling back, closely pressed by the enemy, until we got three or four miles above Farmville; went forward and attacked enemy, burning wagon train; took General Gregg prisoner late in afternoon; went into camp at——cross-roads, seven or eight miles above Farmville. Saturday April 8th. Enemy closely pressed us until we got to new store in Buckingham county; we then marched on and encamped near Appomattox Courthouse. Sunday April 9th. Went early in the morning to Appomattox Courthouse and surrende
Farmville (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1.23
near High Bridge; lost Boston and Dearing. Laid in breastworks not far from High Bridge all night. Friday, April 7th. Left High Bridge, fighting every step, falling back, closely pressed by the enemy, until we got three or four miles above Farmville; went forward and attacked enemy, burning wagon train; took General Gregg prisoner late in afternoon; went into camp at——cross-roads, seven or eight miles above Farmville. Saturday April 8th. Enemy closely pressed us until we got to new sto, closely pressed by the enemy, until we got three or four miles above Farmville; went forward and attacked enemy, burning wagon train; took General Gregg prisoner late in afternoon; went into camp at——cross-roads, seven or eight miles above Farmville. Saturday April 8th. Enemy closely pressed us until we got to new store in Buckingham county; we then marched on and encamped near Appomattox Courthouse. Sunday April 9th. Went early in the morning to Appomattox Courthouse and surr
W. H. Hatcher (search for this): chapter 1.23
chanicsville; camped for the night in Chesterfield county between Richmond and Petersburg. Tuesday, March 28th. Went to Dinwiddie county, and camped for the night at Sutherland's Tavern. Wednesday, March 29th. Laid in line of battle near Hatcher's creek, Payne's Brigade fighting, we supporting him; camped for the night near Hatcher's creek. Thursday, March 30th. Moved towards Five Forks; Pickett's division and cavalry drove enemy back. While driving him back night overtook us; we cHatcher's creek. Thursday, March 30th. Moved towards Five Forks; Pickett's division and cavalry drove enemy back. While driving him back night overtook us; we came back a short distance and went into camp. Friday, March 31st. Attacked by enemy next morning. Pickett's division and cavalry driven by enemy at Five Forks; camped for the night at——Station on Southside Railroad. Saturday, April 1st. Enemy pressing us all day, especially in the afternoon; succeeded in checking him at Mulberry Inn, near the line of Amelia and Dinwiddie counties; remained in breastworks here all night. Enemy charged in several times—repulsed. Sunday, April 2d. We<
Tuesday, April 4th. Met with General Lee's army at Amelia Courthouse; hurried to the front; attacked the enemy while burning wagon train; drove him beyond Amelia Springs; killed, wounded and captured many of the enemy; came back and encamped at Amelia Springs. Wednesday, April 5th. We left Amelia Springs; in line of battle near High Bridge all night; fell back just before sunrise. Thursday, April 6th. Killed General Reid and captured his brigade near High Bridge; lost Boston and Dearing. Laid in breastworks not far from High Bridge all night. Friday, April 7th. Left High Bridge, fighting every step, falling back, closely pressed by the enemy, until we got three or four miles above Farmville; went forward and attacked enemy, burning wagon train; took General Gregg prisoner late in afternoon; went into camp at——cross-roads, seven or eight miles above Farmville. Saturday April 8th. Enemy closely pressed us until we got to new store in Buckingham county; we then marche
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