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Liberty (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): article 8
orhood of Monticello, in Kentucky, and severely whipped them, killing and wounding a number, and capturing some twenty-five others. This was a portion of the enemy's force that some time ago engaged the command of Gen. Pegram at Somerset. A correspondent of the Knoxville Register under date of May 12, gives the following account of the affair: The Yankees having moved across the river at this place and driven out Gen. Pegram's forces, Gen. Bragg ordered Gen. Morgan to move up from Liberty, Tenn., with his entire division, (except one regiment,) and "either capture or drive them back across the river." The command was at once put in motion, and, having made a forced march of more than one hundred and twenty miles, swimming rivers and enduring all kinds of hardships, arrived in front of the Yankee encampment, in what is known as the Horseshoe Bend, last Saturday. The General, with an advance of about 500 men, came upon a considerable force of the enemy some ten miles from th
Monticello (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): article 8
Morgan again at work. Information has been received that General Morgan recently attacked a Yankee force in the neighborhood of Monticello, in Kentucky, and severely whipped them, killing and wounding a number, and capturing some twenty-five others. This was a portion of the enemy's force that some time ago engaged the command of Gen. Pegram at Somerset. A correspondent of the Knoxville Register under date of May 12, gives the following account of the affair: The Yankees having moved across the river at this place and driven out Gen. Pegram's forces, Gen. Bragg ordered Gen. Morgan to move up from Liberty, Tenn., with his entire division, (except one regiment,) and "either capture or drive them back across the river." The command was at once put in motion, and, having made a forced march of more than one hundred and twenty miles, swimming rivers and enduring all kinds of hardships, arrived in front of the Yankee encampment, in what is known as the Horseshoe Bend, last
R. C. Duke (search for this): article 8
the enemy disputing the ground and retreating from tree to tree. The next day the firing commenced early in the morning, and was kept up at intervals for about six hours, the Yankees being strongly posted in the thick woods, with their flank protected by almost impassable ravines. At about 2 o'clock the command made its appearance, and the General prepared to make the attack. A portion of Col. Cluke's brigade, consisting of Cluke's and Chenanlt's regiments, supported by a portion of Col. Duke's brigade, consisting of Ward's, Smith's, and Grigsby's regiments, were ordered to advance, and the fight commenced by a terrific volley of musketry from the enemy, with plenty of grape, cannister, and shells from their cannon. Nothing daunted, our brave boys never faltered, but madly pressed on, every one having made up his mind that the battery must be taken. After a most desperate resistance of about fifty minutes, the Yankee lines commenced giving way, and the battery seemed almost w
nning fight commenced, which lasted until night, the enemy disputing the ground and retreating from tree to tree. The next day the firing commenced early in the morning, and was kept up at intervals for about six hours, the Yankees being strongly posted in the thick woods, with their flank protected by almost impassable ravines. At about 2 o'clock the command made its appearance, and the General prepared to make the attack. A portion of Col. Cluke's brigade, consisting of Cluke's and Chenanlt's regiments, supported by a portion of Col. Duke's brigade, consisting of Ward's, Smith's, and Grigsby's regiments, were ordered to advance, and the fight commenced by a terrific volley of musketry from the enemy, with plenty of grape, cannister, and shells from their cannon. Nothing daunted, our brave boys never faltered, but madly pressed on, every one having made up his mind that the battery must be taken. After a most desperate resistance of about fifty minutes, the Yankee lines comme
Madison Ward (search for this): article 8
nd retreating from tree to tree. The next day the firing commenced early in the morning, and was kept up at intervals for about six hours, the Yankees being strongly posted in the thick woods, with their flank protected by almost impassable ravines. At about 2 o'clock the command made its appearance, and the General prepared to make the attack. A portion of Col. Cluke's brigade, consisting of Cluke's and Chenanlt's regiments, supported by a portion of Col. Duke's brigade, consisting of Ward's, Smith's, and Grigsby's regiments, were ordered to advance, and the fight commenced by a terrific volley of musketry from the enemy, with plenty of grape, cannister, and shells from their cannon. Nothing daunted, our brave boys never faltered, but madly pressed on, every one having made up his mind that the battery must be taken. After a most desperate resistance of about fifty minutes, the Yankee lines commenced giving way, and the battery seemed almost within our reach, but, thanks to Y
Braxton Bragg (search for this): article 8
an recently attacked a Yankee force in the neighborhood of Monticello, in Kentucky, and severely whipped them, killing and wounding a number, and capturing some twenty-five others. This was a portion of the enemy's force that some time ago engaged the command of Gen. Pegram at Somerset. A correspondent of the Knoxville Register under date of May 12, gives the following account of the affair: The Yankees having moved across the river at this place and driven out Gen. Pegram's forces, Gen. Bragg ordered Gen. Morgan to move up from Liberty, Tenn., with his entire division, (except one regiment,) and "either capture or drive them back across the river." The command was at once put in motion, and, having made a forced march of more than one hundred and twenty miles, swimming rivers and enduring all kinds of hardships, arrived in front of the Yankee encampment, in what is known as the Horseshoe Bend, last Saturday. The General, with an advance of about 500 men, came upon a consi
a Yankee force in the neighborhood of Monticello, in Kentucky, and severely whipped them, killing and wounding a number, and capturing some twenty-five others. This was a portion of the enemy's force that some time ago engaged the command of Gen. Pegram at Somerset. A correspondent of the Knoxville Register under date of May 12, gives the following account of the affair: The Yankees having moved across the river at this place and driven out Gen. Pegram's forces, Gen. Bragg ordered Gen. Gen. Pegram's forces, Gen. Bragg ordered Gen. Morgan to move up from Liberty, Tenn., with his entire division, (except one regiment,) and "either capture or drive them back across the river." The command was at once put in motion, and, having made a forced march of more than one hundred and twenty miles, swimming rivers and enduring all kinds of hardships, arrived in front of the Yankee encampment, in what is known as the Horseshoe Bend, last Saturday. The General, with an advance of about 500 men, came upon a considerable force of t
Morgan again at work. Information has been received that General Morgan recently attacked a Yankee force in the neighborhood of Monticello, in Kentucky, and severely whipped them, killing and wounding a number, and capturing some twenty-five others. This was a portion of the enemy's force that some time ago engaged the commGeneral Morgan recently attacked a Yankee force in the neighborhood of Monticello, in Kentucky, and severely whipped them, killing and wounding a number, and capturing some twenty-five others. This was a portion of the enemy's force that some time ago engaged the command of Gen. Pegram at Somerset. A correspondent of the Knoxville Register under date of May 12, gives the following account of the affair: The Yankees having moved across the river at this place and driven out Gen. Pegram's forces, Gen. Bragg ordered Gen. Morgan to move up from Liberty, Tenn., with his entire division, (exceGen. Morgan to move up from Liberty, Tenn., with his entire division, (except one regiment,) and "either capture or drive them back across the river." The command was at once put in motion, and, having made a forced march of more than one hundred and twenty miles, swimming rivers and enduring all kinds of hardships, arrived in front of the Yankee encampment, in what is known as the Horseshoe Bend, la
for about six hours, the Yankees being strongly posted in the thick woods, with their flank protected by almost impassable ravines. At about 2 o'clock the command made its appearance, and the General prepared to make the attack. A portion of Col. Cluke's brigade, consisting of Cluke's and Chenanlt's regiments, supported by a portion of Col. Duke's brigade, consisting of Ward's, Smith's, and Grigsby's regiments, were ordered to advance, and the fight commenced by a terrific volley of musketry Cluke's and Chenanlt's regiments, supported by a portion of Col. Duke's brigade, consisting of Ward's, Smith's, and Grigsby's regiments, were ordered to advance, and the fight commenced by a terrific volley of musketry from the enemy, with plenty of grape, cannister, and shells from their cannon. Nothing daunted, our brave boys never faltered, but madly pressed on, every one having made up his mind that the battery must be taken. After a most desperate resistance of about fifty minutes, the Yankee lines commenced giving way, and the battery seemed almost within our reach, but, thanks to Yankee horses and the tired condition of our men, they literally out-ran us and carried it off — The nature of the ground
to tree. The next day the firing commenced early in the morning, and was kept up at intervals for about six hours, the Yankees being strongly posted in the thick woods, with their flank protected by almost impassable ravines. At about 2 o'clock the command made its appearance, and the General prepared to make the attack. A portion of Col. Cluke's brigade, consisting of Cluke's and Chenanlt's regiments, supported by a portion of Col. Duke's brigade, consisting of Ward's, Smith's, and Grigsby's regiments, were ordered to advance, and the fight commenced by a terrific volley of musketry from the enemy, with plenty of grape, cannister, and shells from their cannon. Nothing daunted, our brave boys never faltered, but madly pressed on, every one having made up his mind that the battery must be taken. After a most desperate resistance of about fifty minutes, the Yankee lines commenced giving way, and the battery seemed almost within our reach, but, thanks to Yankee horses and the t
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