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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
's corps, had brought on one of his brigades, under Ransom, and was marching toward Utica. These reinforcemenond road, and had been reinforced during the day by Ransom's brigade, were charged to press hard upon Loring'sle to cause a fruitless demonstration to be made by Ransom's brigade; on the left, McClernand has not succeedesewhere, orders Giles A. Smith, in conjunction with Ransom's brigade of McPherson's corps, to cross the ravine forces, and the defenders of the point attacked by Ransom find themselves, like those on the Cemetery road, sleft as far as within half a mile of the railroad. Ransom's brigade, which alone represented McArthur's divise attack of which we have already spoken, and which Ransom led against the right of Forney's division, took plthe besiegers within fifteen yards of the ditch. Ransom's brigade occupied the front of McArthur's divisionf sacks of earth. Quinby on the left, as well as Ransom on the right, was confined by the character of the
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
onfederate government had sent all the troops it could dispose of to Lee, reducing those which guarded the capital and the coast to a figure which, compared with the garrison of Washington, was indeed insignificant, but less so than the clamors of the inhabitants of Richmond had led the Federals to suppose. Only three brigades had been left in North Carolina: Clingman at Washington, Colquitt at Kinston, and Martin at Weldon. But five brigades were stationed at Richmond and in its vicinity: Ransom and Jenkins, at the south, extended their lines as far as Petersburg; Wise and Cook along the suburbs of the city; finally, Corse at Hanover Junction. It is true that on the 24th the latter was sent to Gordonsville, leaving only one regiment behind him; but notwithstanding his departure the Confederates could yet muster eight or nine thousand men in the works which surrounded the capital: it was more than was necessary to protect it from any sudden attack. On the 25th, Colonel Spear was
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 6 (search)
lonel Baldwin. Assistant Adjutant—General, Lieut.-colonel Murray. Chief of Engineers, Lieut.-colonel Smith. Military Secretary, Colonel Long. First army corps. In the absence of Lieutenant-general Longstreet with Hood's, Pickett's, and Ransom's divisions, the remainder of the corps is under the immediate control of the general-in-chief. 1st division, Maj.-gen. Anderson. 1st brigade, Brig.-general Mahone—6th, 12th, 16th, 41st, 66th Va., Grandy's Battery. 2d brigade, Brig.-gen.Brigade, Boomer (killed May 22). 3d division, Brig.-gen. Logan. Brigade, Stevenson. 3d division, Brig.-gen. Logan. Brigade, J. E. Smith. 6th division, Brig.-gen. McArthur. Brigade, Leggett. 6th division, Brig.-gen. McArthur. Brigade, Ransom. Ninth army corps, Major-general Parke. 1st division, Brig.-gen. Welsh. 2d division, Brig.-Gen. Potter. Herron's division. Engineer corps, Major Tweeddale. 1st cavalry division, Col. Mizner. 2d cavalry division, Brig.-gen. Griers
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
Escort. 11th Illinois Cavalry, Co. G. First brigade. Brig.-gen. Hugh T. Reid. 1st Kansas (Mounted). 16th Wisconsin. Second brigade. Brig.-gen. Thomas E. G. Ransom. 11th Illinois. 72d Illinois. 95th Illinois. 14th Wisconsin. 17th Wisconsin. 18th Wisconsin. Assigned to 1st Brigade, 7th Division, May 13. Escort. 11th Illinois Cavalry, Co. G. First brigade. Brig.-gen. Hugh T. Reid. 1st Kansas (Mounted). 16th Wisconsin. Second brigade. Brig.-gen. Thomas E. G. Ransom. 11th Illinois. 72d Illinois. 95th Illinois. 14th Wisoonsin. 17th Wisconsin. Third brigade. Colonel William Hall. Succeeded by Colonel Ale Escort. 11th Illinois Cavalry, Co. G. First brigade. Brig.-gen Hugh T. Reid. 1st Kansas (Mounted). 16th Wisconsin. Second brigade. Brig.-gen. Thomas E. G. Ransom. 11th Illinois. 72d Illinois. 95th Illinois. 14th Wisconsin. 17th Wisconsin. Third brigade. Colonel Alexander Chambers. 11th Iowa. 13th Iow
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