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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
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Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 4 4 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 4 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 20: Peace conference at Hampton Roads.--the campaign against Richmond. (search)
e front of the Union cavalry, and felt quite at ease. The feeling at Headquarters was quite otherwise. It was an anxious night there. Only the fact, that the cavalry had been driven back from the five Forks, and had been attacked at Dinwiddie in force, was known. It was supposed that Sheridan could not maintain his position, and Warren was directed to hasten to his relief, with the Fifth Corps. Ayres's division was First started, but in consequence of the destruction of a bridge over Gravelly Run, it did not reach Dinwiddie Court-House until dawn, April 1, 1865. just as the rear guard of the retreating Confederates was leaving. on the arrival of Ayres, Sheridan started in pursuit, directing the former to follow in support. At seven o'clock he was joined by Warren, with the other two divisions of the Fifth Corps. Ranking Warren, Sheridan became commander of the whole. Leaving the Fifth Corps at the Point where he had joined the cavalry, about half way between Dinwiddie Court
Gen. Benham, who guarded our immense accumulation of supplies at City Point. Humphreys crossed Hatcher's run at the Vaughan road; while Warren, moving farther to the left, crossed four miles below, where the stream, since its junction with Gravelly run, has become Rowanty creek; thence moving up by the Quaker road to strike the Boydton plank-road. Sheridan moved nearly south to Dinwiddie C. H.; where, at 5 P. M., he halted for the night. Warren's corps alone encountered any serious resisenemy in force, with every prospect of routing him. Warren received order after order to hasten to Sheridan's rescue, and had sent Ayres's division through the mire and darkness; but Ayres, moving on the Boydton plank-road, had been stopped at Gravelly run, where the bridge was gone; and it was 2 A. M. before he had rebuilt and got across it; hurrying on to Dinwiddie; where he arrived at daybreak; April 1. just as the last of the Rebels--a picket of cavalry — were hurrying off to join their d
nnock Station Mine Run Wilderness Alsop's Farm Laurel Hill Spotsylvania North Anna Totopotomoy Bethesda Church Cold Harbor Petersburg assault Siege of Petersburg Weldon Railroad Poplar Spring Church Hatcher's Run Dabney's Mills Gravelly Run White Oak Road five Forks Appomattox. The Fifth Corps was organized May 18, 1862, while the Army of the Potomac, to which it belonged, was engaged on the Peninsular campaign. It was formed by taking Porter's Division away from the Third, and missing. On March 31, 1865, just before the final campaign, the morning reports show the corps strength to have been 17,073, present for duty, equipped. In the closing battles of the war, from March 29th to April 9th, 1865--including Gravelly Run, White Oak Road, and Five Forks--the casualties in the corps aggregated 2,465 in killed, wounded, and missing. Its last battle was fought at Five Forks, in which action the corps, still under Warren, captured 3,244 men, 11 flags, and 1 batter
er's Run, Va. 11 Spotsylvania, Va. 25 Gravelly Run, Va. 2 North Anna, Va. 2 Five Forks, Va. 2ney's Mills, Va. 2 Wilderness, Va. 21 Gravelly Run, Va. 3 Spotsylvania, Va. 12 Five Forks, Va Mine Run; North Anna; Boydton Road (1864); Gravelly Run; Five Forks; Appomattox. notes.--The enrcher's Run, Va. 12 Wilderness, Va. 30 Gravelly Run, Va. 10 North Anna, Va. 2 Five Forks, Va. Guerrillas, Va., December 10, 1863 1 Gravelly Run, Va. 1 Wilderness, Va. 20 White Oak Road, March 29, 1865 1 Bowling Green, Va. 1 Gravelly Run, Va., March 31, 1865 1 North Anna, Va. 1 Fney's Mills, Va. 9 Gettysburg, Pa. 29 Gravelly Run, Va. 3 Wilderness, Va. 7 Five Forks, Va. 2 24 Wilderness, Va., May 5-6, 1864 15 Gravelly Run, Va. 9 Spotsylvania, Va., May 8th 3 Five F), 13 killed, 81 wounded, and 7 missing; at Gravelly Run, 5 killed, 34 wounded, and 32 missing. Majo9 killed, 58 wounded, and 3 missing; and at Gravelly Run, 6 killed, 38 wounded, and 3 missing. The I[2 more...]
il 1st; Fall of Petersburg, April 2d; Sutherland Station, April 2d; Sailor's Creek, and High Bridge, April 6th; Farmville, April 7th; and Appomattox, April 9th. The regiments sustained the above losses as follows: those of the Fifth Corps, at Gravelly Run. White Oak Road, and Five Forks; the Second Corps, at White Oak Road, Sutherland Station, Sailor's Creek, and Farmville; the Sixth Corps, at the Fall of Petersburg, and Sailor's Creek; the Ninth Corps, at the Fall of Petersburg; the Twenty-fourth Corps, at the Fall of Petersburg, High Bridge, and Appomattox. The cavalry sustained losses daily, from Gravelly Run to Appomattox.             March 29--April 9, 1865.             198th Pennsylvania Griffin's Fifth 37 178 22 237 91st New York Crawford's Fifth 33 176 21 230 185th New York Griffin's Fifth 32 171 6 209 207th Pennsylvania Hartranft's Ninth 38 139 8 185 5th Wisconsin Wheaton's Sixth 28 144 -- 172 186th New York Potter's Ninth 33 138 9 180 82d Pennsy
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington, Chapter 14: the greatest battles of the war — list of victories and defeats — chronological list of battles with loss in each, Union and Confederate. (search)
Feb. 20 Town Creek, N. C 30 154 -- 184 Feb. 1-28 Includes operations on the north side of the James.Siege of Petersburg, Va 43 257 72 372 March 6 National Bridge, Fla 22 46 13 81 March 8-10 Wilcox's Bridge, N. C 64 319 953 1,336 March 10 Monroe's Cross Roads, N. C 19 61 103 183 March 16 Averasboro, N. C 93 531 54 678 March 19 Bentonville, N. C 191 1,168 287 1,646 March 25 Fort Stedman, Va 72 450 522 1,044 March 25 Petersburg, Va 103 864 209 1,176 March 29 Gravelly Run, Va 55 306 22 383 March 31 White Oak Road, Va 177 1,134 556 1,867 March 1-31 Siege of Petersburg, Va 58 272 98 428 March 31 Cavalry engagements.Dinwiddie C. H., Va 67 354 -- 421 April 1 Five Forks, Va 124 706 54 884 April 2 Cavalry engagements.Selma, Ala 42 270 7 319 April 2 Fall of Petersburg, Va 296 2,565 500 3,361 April 3 Cavalry engagements.Namozin Church, Va 10 85 -- 95 April 5 Cavalry engagements.Amelia Springs, Va 20 96 -- 116 April 6 Sail
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), chapter 9 (search)
2d Corps crossed directly by the Vaughan road and marched down it as far as Gravelly Run, then faced to the right and formed from east to west. It was like to the rcher's Run bridge, as we got to it, the two others being already over. Near Gravelly Run we came on the sturdy Humphreys, who was gleaming through his spectacles witwe went up the Quaker road to see General Griffin, being somewhat delayed by Gravelly Run, a brook too deep for fording and whereof the little bridge had been broken out, towards the left (our Headquarters were near the Vaughan road close to Gravelly Run), stopping some time to consult with Grant. About 10.30 we heard a brief fuatteries being brought to their aid, the men were rallied behind a branch of Gravelly Run. Griffin took up a rear line, to ensure the position. General Meade at oncant! Appomattox Court house We continued our ride. This country, from Gravelly Run up, is no longer the flat sand of Petersburg, but like Culpeper, undulating,
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), Index (search)
n, 219, 233, 234. Graham, William Montrose, 16. Grant, Lewis Addison, 175. Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 87, 93, 123, 131; described, 80, 81, 83, 156; confidence of, 91; Lee's retreat, 102; in danger, 105, 210; on fighting in the east, 126; headaches, 130, 354; at Petersburg, 164, 166, 179, 248; French language, 178; Meade and, 224, 272, 359; balance, 243; humor, 269; visits Butler, 279; in Mexican war, 313; presentation of medal, 318; demands Lee's surrender, 354, 355. Grant, Mrs., 316. Gravelly Run, 329. Graves, soldiers', 180. Greek fire, 280, 283, 284. Gregg, David McMurtrie, 15, 20, 103, 216, 224, 234, 252, 278, 285, 287, 294; resigns, 310. Greyhound, steamer, 204. Griffin, Charles, 26, 87, 88, 114, 127, 232, 233, 235, 242, 316, 329; anger of, 90, 168n. Guerillas, repressing, 5; operations, 39. Guinea Bridge, 119. Gurley house, 234. Guzman, captain, 178, 179, 183, 190, 214. Hagood, Johnson, 222. Hail Columbia and North Carolina regiment, 182. Halleck,
formed along the east bank of the branch of Gravelly Run, with Mink's battery on his right, and afteneral Pearson had been compelled to stop at Gravelly Run on account of the swollen stream and brokenhere. He is nearly down to the crossing of Gravelly Run. This will prevent the enemy communicatingelieve this picket line. The bridge over Gravelly Run we had found broken by the enemy on our occmine, concerning the difficulty of crossing Gravelly Run, was still not received. That I did not ovwith its single bridge across the branch of Gravelly Run, and in the order of Ayres, Crawford, Griffand go with them at once to the crossing of Gravelly Run, to make the bridge. I had to send anotherI sent General Webb: The bridge over Gravelly Run Captain Benyaurd reports now practicable fove to fight a battle in order to get across Gravelly Run, near to J. Boiseau's; and, if the enemy ha In obedience to this order we crossed Gravelly Run; crossed the White Oak Road, and changed di[15 more...]
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 4 (search)
ove at a moment's notice to support him, in case of emergency. He returned, however, without encountering any force of consequence, though we could see him from my tent firing his artillery at small bodies hovering around him. To-day being the day set apart by the President for fasting, humiliation and prayer, all duties were suspended and the day observed as Sunday. I have a letter from Willie, William Sergeant, brother of Mrs. Meade, captain 12th U. S. Inf. Afterward wounded at Gravelly Run, Va., March 29, 1865. Died April 11, 1865. written in good spirits, and saying he expects to take the field in a few weeks, with the First Battalion of his regiment. Tenallytown, September 30, 1861—3 P. M. We have been under arms all day, and once started for up river, believing the enemy were crossing some fifteen miles above us. The report proved erroneous, but we keep all ready to move at a moment's notice. They have retired from our front on the other side of the river, and ar
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