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Salem (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 2
and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and here they awaited reinforcements. On Thursday, the 30th, they again advanced in three columns--one by way of Boykin's Station, (about 25 miles from Weldon,) on the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad, the second by Roanoke river, and the third by way of Jackson — the same road on which they were repulsed Tuesday.
North Carolina (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 2
The Yankees in North Carolina. The fight in which Gen. Ransom repulsed the enemy on Tuesday last, took place at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. At three P. M., the enemy attacked Gen. R.'s command in position at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and here
Roanoke (United States) (search for this): article 2
and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and here they awaited reinforcements. On Thursday, the 30th, they again advanced in three columns--one by way of Boykin's Station, (about 25 miles from Weldon,) on the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad, the second by Roanoke river, and the third by way of Jackson — the same road on which they were repulsed Tuesday.
Meherrin (United States) (search for this): article 2
enemy on Tuesday last, took place at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. At three P. M., the enemy attacked Gen. R.'s command in position at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and here they awaited reinforcements. On Thursday, the 30th, they again advanced in th
Weldon, N. C. (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 2
, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and here they awaited reinforcements. On Thursday, the 30th, they again advanced in three columns--one by way of Boykin's Station, (about 25 miles from Weldon,) on the Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad, the second by Roanoke river, and the third by way of Jackson — the same road on which they were repulsed Tuesday.
Garysburg (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 2
The Yankees in North Carolina. The fight in which Gen. Ransom repulsed the enemy on Tuesday last, took place at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. At three P. M., the enemy attacked Gen. R.'s command in position at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destrGarysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and he
Boones Mill (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 2
The Yankees in North Carolina. The fight in which Gen. Ransom repulsed the enemy on Tuesday last, took place at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. At three P. M., the enemy attacked Gen. R.'s command in position at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroBoone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and here
The Yankees in North Carolina. The fight in which Gen. Ransom repulsed the enemy on Tuesday last, took place at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. At three P. M., the enemy attacked Gen. R.'s command in position at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and here
The Yankees in North Carolina. The fight in which Gen. Ransom repulsed the enemy on Tuesday last, took place at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. At three P. M., the enemy attacked Gen. R.'s command in position at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and her
The Yankees in North Carolina. The fight in which Gen. Ransom repulsed the enemy on Tuesday last, took place at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. At three P. M., the enemy attacked Gen. R.'s command in position at Boone's Mill, eight miles from Garysburg. The fight continued until after dark, and the enemy had Spears's entire brigade and nine pieces of artillery engaged. At seven P M., he commenced his retreat, and our forces pursuing, the enemy finally fled precipitately, destroying the bridges behind him, and never halting until he had crossed the Meherrin river at Murfreesboro'. Having but little, if any cavalry, it was impossible for our forces to continue the pursuit only a short distance. But for night closing in at so early an hour, affiant movement would have been made, that would probably have resulted in the capture of the entire party. The point at which the Yankees called in their retreat was Mount Tebor, half way between Winston and Murfreesboro' and her
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