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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 6 0 Browse Search
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nd was one of the five. Reference is made to testimony furnished on the subject, and to official reports when transmitted to the War Department. Question. What information have you as to the intention of the enemy to perpetrate such acts as the massacre at Fort Pillow? Answer. I furnish the correspondence growing out of demands to surrender at Union City, Paducah, and Columbus, showing premeditation on the part of officers in command of the rebel army. [Take in from reports of Lieutenant Gray, Colonel Hicks, and Colonel Lawrence, with which the Committee is furnished. See Appendix.] Question. Has there been cooperation and harmony among commanders since these troubles began? Answer. Entire and in every respect, so far as I know. Officers of the army in charge of troops temporarily here gave all the aid possible. They were under orders which prevented their going out in pursuit of Forrest, but they gave me detachments to guard our river posts when threatened. Ques
oated, bottom up, among the breakers, every man succeeded in clinging to it. This occurred about five o'clock. The General Banks could not assist them, as she had no boat on board, but, steaming to the McClellan, the facts were communicated to Captain Gray, when a boat was lowered in an instant, and as she left the side of the vessel, Captain Gray said, Give way, men, give way; do your duty; to which the boatswain, Mr. Lewis, replied: Ay, Ay, sir; we'll not come back without them. Well, the galCaptain Gray said, Give way, men, give way; do your duty; to which the boatswain, Mr. Lewis, replied: Ay, Ay, sir; we'll not come back without them. Well, the gallant fellow kept his word, for every man was saved, though they had been in the water over two hours, and it was dark before the boat reached them. While relating this, I must not forget to do justice to the Virginia's boat's crew, who have been stationed constantly on board the McClellan. Master's Mate Rogers immediately manned his boat, and also started to their assistance. On the arrival of the fleet off Brazos Santiago, Mr. Comstock and Captain Phillips volunteered their services for the
his company is a large one, and containing, as it does, many members from the State at large, the accompanying list will be examined with even more than usual interest. It may be regarded as accurate, having been furnished me by the commanding officer of the battery: Killed — none. Wounded--Sergeant James L. Paxton, of Rockbridge, severely in the leg, (amputated;) Privates Samuel D. Anderson of Rockbridge; severely in the arm, (broken;) William H. Byrd, of Rockbridge, dangerously, (leg shot off;) Michael J. Emmett, of Rockbridge, very slightly in the face; of Orange, very slightly in the face; Thomas P. Gray, of Rockbridge, dangerously in the foot, (since dead;) J. Campbell Heiskell, of Hardy, slightly in the arm; Kinlock Nelson, of Nelson, very slightly in the foot; George W. Reintzel, of Rockbridge, severely in arm and hip; John A. Wallace, of Rockbridge, mortally in the thigh. Missing — Robert S. Bell, of Winchester, (taken prisoner.) Artilleryman. Total--11.