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surprise, when we remember how difficult, if not impossible, it is to reconcile the narrations of by-standers or participants in even the most inconsiderable affair, much less the shifting, thrilling scenes of a battle-field. Accompanying are maps, showing the positions of the armies on the morning of 21st July, and of three several stages of the battle, also of the line of Bull Run, north of Blackburn's Ford. These maps, from actual surveys made by Captain D. B. Harris, assisted by Mr. John Grant, were drawn by the latter with an accuracy worthy of high commendation. In the conclusion of this report it is proper, and, doubtless, expected, that I should acquaint my countrymen with some of the sufficient causes that prevented the advance of our forces, and prolonged, vigorous pursuit of the enemy to and beyond the Potomac. The War Department has been fully advised, long since, of all those causes, some of which only are proper to be here communicated. An army which had fought
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union, Company M. (search)
ruman N. Goff, Taunton, 19, m. farmer. Dec. 31, 1864. M. O. Sept.28, 1865. Benjamin Gorrell, Dedham, 35, m; farmer. Dec. 30, 1864. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Frank B. Gowell, Dedham, 18, s; farmer. Dec.. 30, 1864, M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Charles H. Grant, Lanesboro, 20, s; butcher. Dec. 31, 1864. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. David F. Grant, Dedham, 21. s; farmer. Dec. 31, 1864. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. George W. Grant, Dedham, 22, m; farmer. Dec. 31, 1864. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. John Grant, Middleboro, 19, s; printer. Dec. 28, 1864. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. Jerry Green, Pittsfield, 23, s; hackman. Dec. 29, 1864. M. O. Sept. 28, 1865. S. C. Griffin, en. Lowell, 22. Nov. 26, 1861. Trans. to 30th Mass. Vol. Dec. 1861. Joseph S. Grush, Lowell, 45, m; book-agent. Nov. 30, 1861. Disch. disa. June, 1862. Eben Guptill, Gloucester, 19, s; fisherman. Nov. 26, 1861. Disch. disa. June, 1862. Josiah S. Hardy, Lowell, 45, m; farmer. Nov. 2, 1861. Disch. disa. June, 186
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 9: Maryland artillery—Second Maryland regiment infantryFirst Maryland cavalry. (search)
ng the Marylanders knew the Union flag was right over them and the Union troops ramming canister in the captured guns in the fortification, to open them on their late owners. Without waiting for orders, officers and men rushed straight at the enemy with the naked bayonet, and in the twinkling of an eye hurled them back the way they had come and turned the guns they had shotted on the routed mass. It was a most brilliant exploit, for it saved Lee's line and probably a serious disaster, for Grant had massed troops to pour them through the opening made by Hancock. Their loss was severe. From that date the Second Maryland was engaged in every combat of Ewell's corps. They were first assigned to Walker's brigade and then to Archer's brigade of Heth's division. On the 13th of June they had a severe fight at White Oak Swamp and continual skirmishes followed up to August 25th. On August 18th General Mahone made an attack on Ream's Station on the Petersburg and Weldon railroad, south
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 10: the Maryland Line. (search)
s to Washington. They did not die from wounds, but from maltreatment in being borne over bad roads in a rough ambulance. The ride killed them, not the bullets. In the latter part of May Lee's army fell back to the line of the North Anna, and Grant as usual moved by his right and crossed the Pamunkey at Dabney's Ferry. Colonel Johnson and the cavalry of the Line happened to be near there watching for such a movement. Colonel Baker of North Carolina was there with Gordon's North Carolina brgun-boat. When the prisoners, some 15,000, were released, Johnson was to assume command and march them to Bladensburg, where General Early was to wait for them, when Washington was to be carried, communication established across the Potomac, and Grant's army forced to release Richmond and come back to recover Washington. Johnson showed the commanding general that the time allowed was entirely insufficient. It was then the 8th of July and he was ordered to be at Point Lookout on the morning
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Appendix A. (search)
Gibson, John C. Millen, Robert H. Welch. Company D, First Lieut. J. S. Franklin. Wounded —Privates John Johnson, C. C. Leitch, Philip Lipscomb, Thomas McCready. Captured—First Lieut. J. S. Franklin, Sergt. William Jenkins; Privates William Killman, John Lynch. Company E, First Lieut. William R. Byus. Wounded —Lieutenant Byus; Privates Elisha Bitter, S. M. Byus, James Hanly, Thomas McLaughlin. Captured—Sergt. George L. Ross, Corp. John Cain, Privates James Applegarth, John Cantrell, John Grant, James Lemates, John L. Stansbury. Company F, First Lieut. John W. Polk. Wounded— Private Josiah T. Boswell. Company E, Capt. John W. Torsch. Killed-Private Charles E. Byus. Wounded—Captain Torsch, First Sergt. Samuel Kirk; Privates Levi G. Dawson, Joseph Smith, William Wilkinson, mortally. Company F, Capt. A. J. Gwynne. Killed—Lemuel Dunnington. Wounded—Captain Gwynne, Sergt. R. F. Muirhead; Privates Andrew Cretin, Hillary Cretin, Bernard Dorsey, Alexis V. Keepes.
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical (search)
n railroads until 1859. He joined the army of the Confederate States in 1861, and was commissioned brigadier-general. In February, 1862, he was charged with the inspection of Fort Henry, one of the most important defenses on the Tennessee river, and of the neighboring Fort Donelson. He reported defects in the location of Fort Henry, built before he took charge, which could not be remedied because of the immediate pressure of the enemy. On the 6th of February the fort was attacked by General Grant with a force of 12,000 men, aided by General Smith with a smaller body, and seven gun-boats with an armament of 54 guns. Tilghman had a grand total of 2,600 men not well armed, and the eleven guns of the fort. He resolved to retire his infantry, field artillery and cavalry toward Fort Donelson, retaining a small force with the siege guns to make a stubborn fight. The retreat was effected, notwithstanding the enemy was pushing his infantry to within a half mile of the advance work, and
a moment neglected. I cannot recall the names of all the ladies who attended at the Soldiers' Rest. Those whom I knew best were Mrs. Gawthmey, Mrs. Booker, Mrs. Grant, Miss Catherine Poitreaux, Mrs. Edmond Ruffin, and Miss Susan Watkins. A few steps below, between Ninth and Tenth Streets, was another private hospital, simiil too late. I had feared an awful struggle at the last, but the death angel was pitiful, bringing surcease of suffering; and so, peacefully sped the soul of John Grant, of the ——Mississippi Regiment, happily unconscious of the end, and murmuring with his last breath, of home and mother. I remember with great distinctness hiA battery of artillery, consisting of four companies, which was to have occupied that point, was removed some two miles back. At early dawn, word was brought that Grant's forces had again advanced, and the artillery was ordered to return with all speed. Faster and faster they advanced until they reached the top of the hill, in th
ction.—Maplewood Band. Benediction.—Rev. W. J. Parrot. After the exercises in the Town Hall, the procession passed through several of the principal streets, and thence to the cemeteries, where each grave of a soldier of the war was generously decorated with flowers, in accordance with the custom throughout the country. The names of those whose graves were decorated were as follows: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.—Edward Clark, James Ferguson, Franklin Ford, Samuel Gates, James Gibson, John Grant, Charles G. Haskell, Charles C. Henry, John Locke, Thomas Martin, Charles J. Moore, Henry S. Pollard, S. G. Rawson, Minot Robbins, William W. Snelling, George H. Sprague, William Stacy, George Trask, Nathaniel White, Henry W. Whittemore. 20. Old Burying Ground.—George P. Cotting, William Cotting Tomb; Augustus O. W. Cutter, Nehemiah Cutter Tomb; Albert Frost, Ephraim Frost Tomb: Rev. Samuel A. Smith. 4.—Arlington Advocate. Hiram Lodge.—Of fraternal societies in the town, the mo
Arrests. --The polices arrested on Saturday night the following persons: Wm, Dunn, for drunkenness; Geo. W. Strom, for dittor; Alexander R. Abercrombie, for ditto. [A. had in his pocket a parchment commission from James K. Polk as a midshipman in the Navy, doing form 1843, and a like commission from James Buchanan as a Lieutenant in the revenue service, and sundry letters stating he had come on here to enter into the service of the Confederate States.] --Jos. Lowry and John Grant were also arrested Saturday night for drunkenness. Yesterday Opie Staite was arrested and caged by John W. Davis on the charge of forgery.
e of the American war also comes, like a parchthesis, between the first and last of these years.--Besides this, they are marked by the capture of the royal family of Spain, the intrusion of King Joseph, the campaign of Wagram, the Waicheren expedition, the battle of Talavera the lines of Tufies Vedras, the campaign of Russia, the retreat of Napoleon, the campaign of Germany, the battle of Leipsic, the invasion of France, the first abduction of Napoleon the battle of New Orleans, the Peace of Grant, the return of Napoleon, the battle of Waterloo, and the second occupation of Paris. These events exceed in grandam any of which history makes mention, and their importance was by no means second to their sublunary. In bringing them about, England made exertions to which there is no paratted in the history of mankind. She subsidized all European she kept more than a hymen of men under arms; she supported a navy Consisting of more than a thousand men-of war. One hundred and forty-seven tho
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