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Delaware (Delaware, United States) (search for this): article 23
nded the operations of our troops. In conclusion, let me state that all the Richmond troops acted with their usual and conspicuous bravery. The First Regiment Virginia Volunteers fought-gallantly, and suffered severely. You have already published a list of their casualties. The 1st company Richmond Howitzers, Captain E. S. McCarthy, were in the fight from morning till night, and managed their guns with great coolness, skill, and activity. The casualties in this company were two: Harry C. Townsend, wounded in the cheek, and Thomas L. Whiting, in the leg. They also lost several horses. The old "Fayette Artillery," Capt. Miles Mason, fought gallantly and well. They lost four men killed: Delaware Crafton, --Branch, --Smith, and --Back, and 11 wounded. The day was very wet, and heavy showers of rain every hour or two. On Monday night Gen. Johnston continued the retreat, begun on the Thursday before, and has not since been molested from the direction of Williamsburg. Potomac.
ded the operations of our troops. In conclusion, let me state that all the Richmond troops acted with their usual and conspicuous bravery. The First Regiment Virginia Volunteers fought-gallantly, and suffered severely. You have already published a list of their casualties. The 1st company Richmond Howitzers, Captain E. S. McCarthy, were in the fight from morning till night, and managed their guns with great coolness, skill, and activity. The casualties in this company were two: Harry C. Townsend, wounded in the cheek, and Thomas L. Whiting, in the leg. They also lost several horses. The old "Fayette Artillery," Capt. Miles Mason, fought gallantly and well. They lost four men killed: Delaware Crafton, --Branch, --Smith, and --Back, and 11 wounded. The day was very wet, and heavy showers of rain every hour or two. On Monday night Gen. Johnston continued the retreat, begun on the Thursday before, and has not since been molested from the direction of Williamsburg. Potomac.
J. Luclus Davis (search for this): article 23
trains had not passed through the town. It was very necessary to hold the enemy firmly in check and accordingly Gen. Johnston sent for Col. Wickham's and Col. J. Luclus Davis's regiments of Virginia cavalry, and the 1st Company Richmond Howitzers, to hasten back as reinforcements. -- Col. Wickham's cavalry moved to the right of Fort Magruder, and Col. Davis's to the left, which a section of the Howitzer battery was planned to the open field, in front of our redoubt, on either side of the fort. The cavalry charged across the field and down the road into the woods with great gallantry while the guns of the Howitzer battery kept up a rapid and well directe. On the right the enemy retreated rapidly, leaving a portion of their artillery, whilst overcoats, knapsacks, &c., covered the ground. On the road down which Col. Davis charged, the Yankee Cauvery were drawn up and turned upon him with considerable fierceness, but were again driven into the woods with some loss. The result of
D. H. Hill (search for this): article 23
enkindling battery, which, at this time, really promised very disastrous results to our side. It was by this fire that Lieut. Richardson, of the Lynchburg artillery — a brave and gallant officer — was killed. To capture this Federal battery, Gen. Hill's division, on the left, formed in line of battle in open field, under fire of the enemy's artillery, and advanced in magnificent style. The Federal infantry supporting their battery and occupying an eligible position, poured into their ranks ught up, and our troops in turn were driven back, fighting as they retired, with severe loss. We, however, continued to hold the position from which we had first driven them, in this part of the field, until after nightfall. In this action Gen. D. H. Hill acted with conspicuous bravery, he himself leading his troops to the charge. The day had now drawn to a close, and the night set in upon a decided and brilliant victory for the Confederate arms. The substantial fruits of this victory are
e of some ten miles. The fight of Sunday. About two o'clock Sunday afternoon, having followed us very closely they had arrived in front of the line of redouble last outside of Williamsburg, which were occupied by Gen. Semmes's brigade and Manly's North Carolina battery. At this point the Yankees brought out in front of our redoubts, and near the edge of woods, a field battery, has limbered, and commenced a vigorous shelling of the works, which was handsomely and affectively replied to emy during the entire fight of the following day. About 15 prisoners were taken in this engagement, nearly all of whom belonged to the 6th regiment of regular U. S. cavalry. [Our correspondent entirely omits to mention the gallant conduct of Manly's North Carolina battery--Eds.] The battle of Monday. Early Monday morning intelligence was brought in that the enemy were advancing in heavy force. Shortly afterwards our pickets, and skirmishers were driven in, and retired behind the
irmishes, who were engaged by a portion of General Semmes's brigade, deployed as skirmishers. As our wagon trains had not passed through the town. It was very necessary to hold the enemy firmly in check and accordingly Gen. Johnston sent for Col. Wickham's and Col. J. Luclus Davis's regiments of Virginia cavalry, and the 1st Company Richmond Howitzers, to hasten back as reinforcements. -- Col. Wickham's cavalry moved to the right of Fort Magruder, and Col. Davis's to the left, which a section Col. Wickham's cavalry moved to the right of Fort Magruder, and Col. Davis's to the left, which a section of the Howitzer battery was planned to the open field, in front of our redoubt, on either side of the fort. The cavalry charged across the field and down the road into the woods with great gallantry while the guns of the Howitzer battery kept up a rapid and well directed fire. On the right the enemy retreated rapidly, leaving a portion of their artillery, whilst overcoats, knapsacks, &c., covered the ground. On the road down which Col. Davis charged, the Yankee Cauvery were drawn up and turne
Harry C. Townsend (search for this): article 23
ded the operations of our troops. In conclusion, let me state that all the Richmond troops acted with their usual and conspicuous bravery. The First Regiment Virginia Volunteers fought-gallantly, and suffered severely. You have already published a list of their casualties. The 1st company Richmond Howitzers, Captain E. S. McCarthy, were in the fight from morning till night, and managed their guns with great coolness, skill, and activity. The casualties in this company were two: Harry C. Townsend, wounded in the cheek, and Thomas L. Whiting, in the leg. They also lost several horses. The old "Fayette Artillery," Capt. Miles Mason, fought gallantly and well. They lost four men killed: Delaware Crafton, --Branch, --Smith, and --Back, and 11 wounded. The day was very wet, and heavy showers of rain every hour or two. On Monday night Gen. Johnston continued the retreat, begun on the Thursday before, and has not since been molested from the direction of Williamsburg. Potomac.
Thomas L. Whiting (search for this): article 23
ded the operations of our troops. In conclusion, let me state that all the Richmond troops acted with their usual and conspicuous bravery. The First Regiment Virginia Volunteers fought-gallantly, and suffered severely. You have already published a list of their casualties. The 1st company Richmond Howitzers, Captain E. S. McCarthy, were in the fight from morning till night, and managed their guns with great coolness, skill, and activity. The casualties in this company were two: Harry C. Townsend, wounded in the cheek, and Thomas L. Whiting, in the leg. They also lost several horses. The old "Fayette Artillery," Capt. Miles Mason, fought gallantly and well. They lost four men killed: Delaware Crafton, --Branch, --Smith, and --Back, and 11 wounded. The day was very wet, and heavy showers of rain every hour or two. On Monday night Gen. Johnston continued the retreat, begun on the Thursday before, and has not since been molested from the direction of Williamsburg. Potomac.
Williamsburg a distance of some ten miles. The fight of Sunday. About two o'clock Sunday afternoon, having followed us very closely they had arrived in front of the line of redouble last outside of Williamsburg, which were occupied by Gen. Semmes's brigade and Manly's North Carolina battery. At this point the Yankees brought out in front of our redoubts, and near the edge of woods, a field battery, has limbered, and commenced a vigorous shelling of the works, which was handsomely and affectively replied to by the North Carolina Artillery. At the same time they advanced their cavalry and infantry skirmishes, who were engaged by a portion of General Semmes's brigade, deployed as skirmishers. As our wagon trains had not passed through the town. It was very necessary to hold the enemy firmly in check and accordingly Gen. Johnston sent for Col. Wickham's and Col. J. Luclus Davis's regiments of Virginia cavalry, and the 1st Company Richmond Howitzers, to hasten back as reinforc
Miles Mason (search for this): article 23
ded the operations of our troops. In conclusion, let me state that all the Richmond troops acted with their usual and conspicuous bravery. The First Regiment Virginia Volunteers fought-gallantly, and suffered severely. You have already published a list of their casualties. The 1st company Richmond Howitzers, Captain E. S. McCarthy, were in the fight from morning till night, and managed their guns with great coolness, skill, and activity. The casualties in this company were two: Harry C. Townsend, wounded in the cheek, and Thomas L. Whiting, in the leg. They also lost several horses. The old "Fayette Artillery," Capt. Miles Mason, fought gallantly and well. They lost four men killed: Delaware Crafton, --Branch, --Smith, and --Back, and 11 wounded. The day was very wet, and heavy showers of rain every hour or two. On Monday night Gen. Johnston continued the retreat, begun on the Thursday before, and has not since been molested from the direction of Williamsburg. Potomac.
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