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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies., Chapter
: the 3 White Oak Road. (search)
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Through the
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), Introduction (search)
Introduction Theodore Lyman — man of science — soldier — and man of the world — touched life at many points. He could
reatened to be un diner manque. The chairman next called on Lyman, who regretted that the previous proceedings had been tinge wife of Governor Winthrop and her children.
The first Theodore Lyman, a direct descendant of Richard in the fifth generatio plished Mary Henderson of New York.
Their only son, Theodore Lyman, the third of that name, and author of the present let ns while maintaining a broad interest in the outside world, Lyman became the authority of his day on that group.
In 1858 h er of George R. Russell, an East India merchant of Boston.
Lyman took his bride home to his Brookline house, where they live ome.
In the winter of 1856, the year after he graduated, Lyman was sent by Agassiz on a scientific pilgrimage to Florida w disposal, and was delighted to have the chance of offering Lyman the hospitalities of his floating home, for a far less agr
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), Maps [drawn by
Maps [drawn by Colonel Lyman] The Rapidan51 From the Rapidan to Spotsylvania Court House86 The Attack on the Salient113 From Tolopotamoy Creek to Chickahominy River117 The North and South Annas and Pamunkey River120 Richmond-Petersburg155 Between Petersburg and Richmond215 Jerusalem Plank Road and Weldon Railroad218 Boydton Plank Road and Hatcher's Run328 High Bridge to Appomattox Court House336 Namozine Road to Jetersville342 Appomattox Court House344 Boydton Plank Road347 George Gordon Meade
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), I.
First months (search)
I. First months Theodore Lyman reached Boston early in June 1863, hoping to obtain a Staff appo
Louis Agassiz's newly built museum.
Many of Lyman's friends thought that his desire to join the
Soon came Gettysburg; and shortly afterward Mrs. Lyman's cousin, Robert Shaw, fell at the head of h ly expect me to do.
[Armed with this letter Lyman was soon in the possession of his commission a ed the General himself, who cried out, Hulloo, Lyman!
How are you?
just as he used to. He was as . Meade also crossed the river into Virginia.
Lyman joined the army in the midst of the manoeuvres the enemy.
It is quite extraordinary, writes Lyman, what little information is to be had. The ide action at the Capitol.
At Centreville, writes Lyman, we had a set — to between Meade and Halleck.
erly, poked his head into the tent saying: Colonel Lyman, the General will have breakfast at seven t, and an elegant pair of trousers!
Now then, Lyman, are you ready?
Humphreys [6 more...]
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), chapter 3 (search)
II. in winter quarters [toward the end of December, the army being then well settled in winter quarters, Lyman obtained leave of absence, passed Christmas at home, and returned to the army about the middle of January. He found Headquarters almost deserted, General Meade sick in Philadelphia with an attack of inflammation of
, said General Humphreys, I must go across and look about, while there is light left.
I don't want many to go.
McClellan, you will come; and Major Biddle and Colonel Lyman, if you would like, I shall be glad of your company.
So off we four rode, and met Warren coming back, before we got to the river.
But he at once turned horse rebellion, namely, to destroy the military power of the Rebels.
Their great armies must be overwhelmed, and there will end their hopes. . . .
[A few days later Lyman left for the North on a three weeks leave.
While he was dining in Washington, at Willard's, General Grant
On February 29 Congress revived the grade of Lieutena
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), chapter 4 (search)
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz),
IV. Cold Harbor (search)
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), V. Manoeuvres about
V. Manoeuvres about Petersburg [ if we only could have been a little quicker and more driving, we might have had Petersburg at a mouthful, wrote Lyman some days after the Army of the Potomac had crossed the James. The strategy of Grant had deceived Lee, who failed to divine the movement, and did nothing therefore to impede it. Rhodes, IV, 488. Butler, in command of the Army of the James, was encamped at Bermuda Hundred. Grant ordered him to advance and capture Petersburg. But Butler did not rise to the occasion; he sent only part of his forces, under Baldy Smith, who had reinforced Butler, which captured some strong outer fortifications but which did not advance on the city, although it was feebly garrisoned. When Grant and Meade arrived, the town had been reinforced. The attacks of June 16, 17, and 18 were repulsed with great loss to the Union forces. No new assaults were ordered, and the investment of Petersburg began.]
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz), chapter 7 (search)
VI. the siege of Petersburg [the next day Lyman was surprised to have Meade say to him. I think I must order you home to get me some c
a fifteen-day leave, and the aides tendered their congratulations.
Lyman was bound for Richmond on secret service!
So the Staff persuaded t ecovered, however, when tendered a cocktail as a peace offering.
Lyman's visit to the North proved longer than he expected.
For, shortly after his arrival in Beverly, where Mrs. Lyman was passing the summer, he had an attack of malaria which kept him in bed for some time.
Accor by the way; and, secondly, to prevent Lee from reinforcing Early. --Lyman's Journal. I never miss, you see. Rosey drew me aside with an air o e trees.
This was all for that day in the way of fighting.
[Colonel Lyman wrote on October 4 the following paragraph:]
October 4, 1864
at it was quite pleasant all round.
[In writing some days later, Lyman thus describes the country over which this engagement was fought:]