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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sketches of the Third Maryland Artillery. (search)
arge upon the enemy's works; and while it was forming under the river bank, the Confederate artillery increased the intensity of its fire till it became terrific, and effectually prevented any active movement on the part of the enemy. Pettus charged their works as soon as his formation was completed, and drove them out with but slight loss on our side. Three men of the Third Maryland were wounded in this artillery duel, two of them dangerously. Their names were D. Lynch, T. Barnes and J. H. Hoffman. Colonel Beckham was mortally wounded and was succeeded in command of the artillery regiment by Major Johnston. A few days before the battle, General Hood had accompanied Stewart's and Cheatham's corps across the river above the town, to cut off the enemy's retreat. With this force he reached Spring Hill on the night of the 29th in time to intercept the retreating column, but unaccountably failed to bring on an engagement, though the enemy passed within a few hundred yards of him. Th
ericksburg. The news from the army yesterday is unimportant there being no change in the position of affairs to record. It is still believed that a fight must take place at no distant day. There have already been several skirmishes along the lines, indicating. It is believed, the near approach of a decisive straggle. On Wednesday last Gen. Hampton's cavalry captured a picket at Stafford Store, consisting of a Lieutenant and five men. Their names as we have learned them, are Lieut. J. H. Hoffman, Corporal A. P. Kelley, Privates Thomas Rainer, J. B. Campbell C. Cook, and John Mason — all of them members of Company F, 1st New Jersey cavalry. Cook was captured on the 20th of August last, on the Rappahannock, by Gen. Robertson's cavalry, so that this is his second trip to Richmond. Passengers by the train from Fredericksburg last night report that a skirmish occurred on Wednesday afternoon between a body of the enemy's cavalry and a detachment of the 10th Virginia cavalry C