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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 16: Dana returns to Washington (search)
sand veterans and fifteen thousand militia) till darkness covered the field, and it saved everything for us. In this fight the men who most distinguished themselves were Generals Thomas, Granger, Steedman, Brannan, Palmer, Hazen, Turchin, and Colonel Harker. The last — named commanded a brigade which got out of ammunition, and at the end three times repulsed the columns of Longstreet with the bayonet. But they were all heroes, and we owe them a debt of gratitude we can never sufficiently pay. right of the line at Chickamauga arrested the progress of Longstreet and saved the Union army from ruin. Dana did all in his power for Granger and Steedman, as he did for many others whose qualities attracted his attention in this campaign. Colonel Harker, whom he mentions with others as having especially distinguished himself, was a young West-Pointer who was promoted to brigadier-general for conspicuous gallantry in this battle. Many other officers who fought at Chickamauga, and especially
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Index (search)
uildhall, Vermont, 21. Guiney's Station, 320. Gunpowder Bridge, 339. H. Hains, Peter C., 369. Haiti, 402, 419. Hale, John P., Senator, 153. Halleck, General-in-Chief, 191,192, 209, 234, 255, 271, 276, 298, 299, 300, 302, 310, 337, 342, 346, 351, 353, 363, 365, 367, 369. Halpine, Charles G., 194. Hammond, Senator, 153, 180. Hancock, General, 319-324, 328, 348, 450. Hankinson's Ferry, 220, 221. Hanover, 22. Harbinger, the, 34, 42, 47, 50, 51. Hard Times Landing, 217. Harker, Colonel Charles G., 264, 266. Harper's Ferry, 347, 348. Harrison, President, 472, 475, 478. Harvard College, 20, 25, 33, 500. Hawaiian Islands, 472. Hawe's Shop, 321. Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 37, 45, 454. Hayes, General, 442-445, 447, 456, 457, 462. Hazen, General, 264, 284. Hecker, Colonel, 296. Hedge, Professor, 35. Heine, 56. Helena, Arkansas, 207. Hendricks, 442, 443. Hepburn, W. P., 473. Herald, New York, 128, 129, 232, 440, 484-489. Herder, 453. Herman, poet,