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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 4 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 34. attack on Santa Rosa Island. October 9, 1861. (search)
d with the enemy. He was immediately recognized, and made prisoner; the command devolving on Capt. Hildt, of the Third Infantry, who disengaged his command from their perilous position, and opened areat gallantry, prudence, and ability. He speaks in the highest terms of Captains Robertson and Hildt, and Lieutenants Shipley and Seely, and indeed of all the others whose names I give: Major TowerBut for the steady action of the entire force they would no doubt have been cut to pieces. Capt. Hildt, of the regular army, with but eighty men under his command, it is conceded, did the most serem. The superiority of the Union forces was well attested on this occasion. The command of Captain Hildt were all regular troops to be sure, but then they were pitted against nearly nine times theihe burning tent and brought the flag out safely. The regulars all fought exceedingly well. Captain Hildt's company, from the Third Infantry, particularly distinguished itself. Our total loss in ki
aved many lives. I lost one private killed, one sergeant, one corporal, and four men (privates) wounded, only one severely. My officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates were every thing I could desire. They one and all performed their duty with the greatest cheerfulness, and in the most able and efficient manner. I am much indebted to Major Arnold, my executive officer, for his valuable assistance — his whole conduct was admirable; and Captains Allen, Chalfin, Blunt, Robertson, Hildt, and Duryea, and Lieutenants McFarland, Langdon, Clossin, Shipley, Jackson, Pennington, Seeley, and Taylor, merit my warmest encomiums for the coolness and deliberation with which they performed, without one exception, their duty under a heavy continuous shower of shot, shells, and splinters for two successive days. Lieutenant Todd, ordnance officer, had full supplies of all required articles, which were on hand at the post, and his department was conducted with system and efficiency. Majo
The Daily Dispatch: November 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], Important correspondence — resignation of General Walker. (search)
t 3 o'clock on the morning of the 9th inst., the enemy attacked Wilson's Zonaves in force. Company E, Third Infantry, Capt. Hildt, and twenty- seven men of company A, First artillery, Lieut, Taylor, 83 men, all under command of Maj. Vogdes, sailed met the enemy at some distance above Camp Brown. In the first attack of the regulars Maj. Vogdes was taken prisoner. Capt. Hildt assumed command immediately, engaged and repulsed the enemy. Soon after Maj. Arnold advanced to the assistance of CapCapt. Hildt, and the united commands proceeded until they arrived at the place where the enemy had disembarked.--Here the rebels were found in the act of leaving on their steamers. Major Arnold's command then opened upon them a destructive fire, whichn for the insults to our flag. The regular soldiers behaved nobly, and great credit is due to Captains Robertson and Hildt, and Lieuts. Seely and Taylor, for the admirable coolness they displayed in manœuvering their respective commands. T