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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 36 (search)
1864. Hdqrs. Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, Near Atlanta, Ga., September-, 1864. Colonel: I have the honor to forward the following report of the operations of the Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, during the present campaign: Tuesday, May 3, the division marched from Cleveland to Red Clay. May 4, marched from Red Clay to Catoosa Springs. May 5 and 6, remained at Catoosa Springs in position. May 7, marched from Catoosa Springs to Tunnel Hill, this division following a road on t Addenda. Report of casualties in Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, for the month ending May 31, 1864. Zzz John Newton, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Report of casualties in Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, from May 3 to June 5. 1864. Zzz John Newton, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Hdqrs. Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, June 6, 1864. Report of casualties Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, for the month ending June 30, 1864. Zzz John N
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 42 (search)
inois Infantry. Hdqrs. Seventy-Fourth Regt. Illinois Vol. Infty., Atlanta, Ga., September--, 1864. Colonel: In compliance with orders I have the honor to transmit the following report of the part taken by this regiment in the campaign which has just closed: The regiment, under command of Col. Jason Marsh, 384 strong, marched from Columbus, Tenn., on the 1st of May, 1864, and joined the brigade, then commanded by Col. F. T. Sherman, at Cleveland, Tenn., the following day. On the 3d of May, at 12 m., marched toward Dalton, in the course of the day passing through Red Clay, and bivouacking for the night at 6 p. m. near the Georgia line. May 4, marched at 8 a. m., camping at 4 p. m. near Catoosa Springs, where we lay until the 7th, when we marched at 5 a. m. During the day there was constant skirmishing in the advance, and little progress was made. At 1 p. m. camped near Tunnel Hill. May 8, marched at 11 a. m., advancing about two miles and camping near Rocky Face Ridge. May
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 45 (search)
No. 41. report of Col. Joseph Conrad, Fifteenth Missouri Infantry. Hdqrs. Fifteenth regiment Missouri Infantry, Camp near Atlanta, Ga., September 12, 1864. Sir: I have the honor to report the part taken by my regiment in the late campaign and capture of Atlanta: In pursuance of orders, my regiment, as part of the First Brigade, Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, left Cleveland, Tenn., May 3. Continued our march until May 14. When near Resaca my regiment, for the first time in this campaign, was actually engaged. On the 14th, about 3 p. m., the first line of our brigade was ordered by Col. F. T. Sherman, at that time commanding First Brigade, Second Division, Fourth Army Corps, to relieve part of the Third Brigade of same division and corps, at the time hotly engaged with the enemy. In doing so my regiment, which was on the right, had to move across a large open field, exposed to a terrible fire of the enemy, who opened upon us with his artillery, first with shell,
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 49 (search)
No. 45. report of Maj. Norris T. Peatman, Twenty-sixth Ohio Infantry. Hdqrs. Twenty-Sixth Ohio Veteran Vol. Infty., Near Atlanta Ga., September 20, 1864. Sir: I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by this regiment in the recent campaign of the army under General Sherman, commencing May 3, 1864, and ending on the 8th instant: On the morning of the 3d of May the regiment, numbering 314 enlisted men, in command of Lieut. Col. W. H. Squires, left Cleveland, Tenn., and marched with the brigade and division in the direction of Dalton, Ga. Arrived near Catoosa Springs on the 4th and bivouacked there until the 7th, when we advanced to Tunnel Hill and again bivouacked until the 9th. Advanced on that day with the brigade to the top of Rocky Face Ridge to the support of General Harker, who after our arrival made a charge upon the enemy's works. During the charge the regiment was under a brisk fire of musketry, but met with a loss of only 2 men wounded.
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 50 (search)
g Third brigade. Hdqrs. Third Brig., Second DIv., 4TH Army Corps, Near Atlanta, Ga., September 12, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Third Brigade during the recent campaign from the 3d of May to the 8th of September, 1864, inclusive. The report is incomplete in many respects, as I have not kept the run of the operations of the entire brigade for the whole campaign, having been in command since the 27th of June: The brigade-compskillful manner in which he has performed the various duties devolving upon him since the opening of the campaign. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, L. P. Bradley, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Capt. George Lee, Asst. Adjt. Gen., Second Div., Fourth Army Corps. Inclosure. Report of casualties during the recent campaign, commencing May 3 and ending September 7, 1864. Zzz Hdqrs. Third Brig., Second Div., 4TH Army Corps, Near Atlanta, Ga., September 13, 1864.
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 52 (search)
No. 48. report of Capt. Albert M. Tilton, Fifty-first Illinois Infantry. headquarters Fifty-First Illinois Infantry, Near Atlanta, Ga., September 12, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to submit the following condensed report of operations of my command during the late campaign: Left Cleveland, Tenn., May 3, and commenced skirmishing on the 5th at Buzzard Roost, where, on the 9th, part of the regiment participated in an unsuccessful charge on the enemy's works. Had 2 men wounded at this point. The enemy fell back on the night of the 12th, and we passed through Dalton on the 13th in pursuit, and engaged them at Resaca on the 14th, losing Captain Lester, killed, and 20 men wounded. The enemy evacuated his works on the night of the 15th, and we followed, skirmishing continually until the 19th, when we halted, and the whole army rested for three days near Kingston. Resumed the march on the 23d, and found the enemy on the 25th near Dallas. After eleven days skirmishing th
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 55 (search)
No. 51. report of Col. Emerson Opdycke, one hundred and twenty-fifth Ohio Infantry, of operations May 3-14. headquarters 125TH Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Atlanta, Ga., September 10, 1864. Captain: I have the honor of submitting the following report of my regiment from May 3 to May 14, 1864, at which time the command fell uMay 3 to May 14, 1864, at which time the command fell upon Lieut. Col. D. H. Moore, I having since then been in command of a demi-brigade or a brigade: May 3, I moved with the brigade at 12 m. from Cleveland, Tenn., toward Dalton, Ga., with an aggregate of 500 officers and men, fully equipped for an active campaign. We bivouacked at 7.30 p. m. after a march of about fourteen milesMay 3, I moved with the brigade at 12 m. from Cleveland, Tenn., toward Dalton, Ga., with an aggregate of 500 officers and men, fully equipped for an active campaign. We bivouacked at 7.30 p. m. after a march of about fourteen miles. May 4, the march was resumed at 6 a. m. As we were near the enemy the march was slow. Halted at about seven miles from Tunnel Hill and commenced throwing up works, but after dusk we changed positions and occupied a ridge that led down to Catoosa Springs. May 5 was spent in throwing up defensive works along the crest of the ridge
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 57 (search)
esent a faithful history of the part it bore in the grand campaign, which, extending over the long term of four months of continued effort and struggle, finally resulted most gloriously to our arms in the capture of Atlanta. At 12 m. on the 3d of May ultimo the division broke up its encampment at McDonald's Station, near Cleveland, on the East Tennessee railroad, and marched southward toward Catoosa Springs. On the 4th of May the divisions of the Fourth Corps were concentrated at the Sprind unembarrassed by the enemy the division continued its march to this city, reaching here on the 8th instant. And here the division rests after the termination of the labors of the campaign. If the length of the campaign, commencing on the 3d of May and terminating on the 2d of September. with its ceaseless toil and labor, be considered; if the number and extent of its actual battles: and separate conflicts and the great number of days the troops were in the immediate presence of, and un
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 58 (search)
Corps, Near Atlanta, Ga., September 10, 1864. In obedience to orders, I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of this brigade in the late campaign, commencing at McDonald's Station, near Chattanooga, Tenn.,on the 3d day of May, and ending at Lovejoy's Station, twenty-eight miles south of Atlanta, Ga., on the evening of the 4th instant, embracing a period of 123 days, and resulting in the constant defeat and pressing back of the rebel army-first under General J. E. Johnston, then General Hood--from Tunnel Hill, a distance of 150 miles, and the occupation of Atlanta, with the intervening country, by the U. S. forces: This brigade at 12 m. on the 3d day of May moved with the division, on a road leading through Catoosa Springs, to Tunnel Hill, which point was reached about 12 m. of May 6, where the enemy was met in force, occupying a strong position on and about Rocky Face Ridge. On the morning of May 7 the brigade was put in position about 300 yards
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 60 (search)
No. 56. report of Lieut. Col. William D. Williams, Eighty-ninth Illinois Infantry. Hdqrs. Eighty-Ninth Illinois Infantry Vols., Near Atlanta, Ga, September 13, 1864. Sir: In obedience to orders, I have the honor to report the operations of the Eighty-ninth Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers from May 3 to September 9, 1864, embracing a period of more than four months, on a line of operations of more than 160 miles in length directly in the heart of the enemy's country. In obedience to orders from superior authority, the Eighty-ninth Regiment Illinois Infantry Volunteers, under the command of Col. Charles T. Hotchkiss, marched from McDonald's Station, on the East Tennessee railroad, in company with brigade, division, and corps, on Tuesday, May 3, 1864, at 12 m. Arrived at Catoosa Springs and encamped for the night. Marched again on May 7, and arrived at Tunnel Hill May 8; encamped for the night. May 9, moved forward to near RockLy Face Ridge, and took position in sup
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