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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 5 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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August 9. President Lincoln to-day made the following appointments of brigadier-generals for the volunteer force: Colonels Blenker and Slocum, of the volunteers, and Major Wadsworth, aide to Gen. McDowell; Colonel John A. Peck, Ex-Major of the regular army, who distinguished himself in the Mexican war; John H. Martindale, a graduate at West Point; Ormsby M. Mitchell, Professor of Astronomy, of Cincinnati, a graduate of West Point and an ex-army officer. Ormond F. Nims' battery of light artillery left Boston for the seat of war. The company departed from their camp at Quincy at 7 1/2 o'clock last evening, and, marching through South Boston, reached the Providence depot at 11 1/4 o'clock. An hour and a half was occupied in getting their guns, horses, and carriages on the cars. The battery consists of six rifled 6-pounders, and besides the regular caissons it has baggage wagons, forges, magazines, etc. Six hundred Schenckl's shell and James's projectile were sent from the Sta
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., chapter 7.42 (search)
1; w, 2; m, 121==124. Artillery.: H, 1st N. Y., Lieut. Charles E. Mink; 7th N. Y., Capt. Peter C. Regan. reserve artillery, Maj. Robert M. West: 8th N. Y., Capt. Butler Fitch; E, 1st Pa., Capt. Theodore Miller; II, 1st Pa., Capt. James Brady; M, 5th U. S., Capt. James McKnight. Fifth Corps, Brig.-Gen. Fitz John Porter. Staff loss: m, 1. Cavalry: 8th Ill., Col. John F. Farnsworth. Loss: k, 3; w, 9; m, 3==15. first division, Brig.-Gen. George W. Morell. First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John H. Martindale: 2d Me., Col. Charles W. Roberts; 18th Mass. (detached with Stoneman's command), Col. James Barnes; 22d Mass., Col. Jesse A. Gove (k), Maj. William S. Tilton (w and c), Capt. Walter S. Sampson, Capt. D. K. Wardwell; 1st Mich., Col. Horace S. Roberts; 13th N. Y., Col. Elisha G. Marshall, Maj. Francis A. Schoeffel; 25th N. Y., Maj. Edwin S. Gilbert (c), Captain Shepard Gleason; 2d Co. Mass. Sharp-shooters, Lieut. Charles D. Stiles. Brigade loss: k, 114; w, 443; mi, 329==886. Secon
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., Hanover Court House and Gaines's Mill. (search)
n immediate advance upon Richmond, General McClellan directed — me to complete the duty above specified, so that the enemy in Northern Virginia, then occupying the attention of McDowell, Banks, and Fremont, could not be suddenly thrown upon our flank and rear nor otherwise strengthen the enemy in Richmond. I was allowed to adopt my own plans, and to select such additional forces as I deemed necessary. At 4 A. M. on the 27th General G. W. Morell, commanding the division consisting of J. H. Martindale's, Daniel Butterfield's, and James McQuade's brigades, marched from New Bridge preceded by an advance-guard of two regiments of cavalry and a battery of artillery under command of General W. H. Emory. At the same hour Colonel Warren with his brigade moved from Old Church. Cavalry under General George Stoneman and regular infantry under General George Sykes followed at a later hour, to protect our left flank and rear. The first two commands were to fall upon the enemy, who I had reaso
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The battle of Malvern Hill. (search)
. Morell, prolonging Sykes's line on Crew's Hill, with headquarters at Crew's house, occupied the right of the line extending to the Quaker road. To his left front, facing west, was the 14th New York Volunteers, under Colonel McQuade, with a section of Captain W. B. Weeden's Battery C, 1st Rhode Island Artillery, both watching the Richmond road and the valley and protecting our left. On their right, under cover of a narrow strip of woods, skirting the Quaker road, were the brigades of Martindale and Butterfield, while in front of these, facing north, was Griffin's brigade. All were supporting batteries of Morell's division, commanded by Captain Weeden and others, under the general supervision of Griffin, a brave and skilled artillery officer. These batteries as located on Tuesday, the day of the battle, were those of Edwards, Livingston, Kingsbury, Ames, part of Weeden's under Water-man, part of Allen's under Hyde, and Bramhall's. Other batteries as they arrived were posted in
der No. 72. Under authority of section tenth of an act of Congress, approved July 22nd, 1861 a Military Board, to consist of offerers herein named, will assemble at Arlington, Virginia, at ten o'clock A. M., on Monday 23d inst., to examine into the capacity, qualifications, propriety of conduct, and efficiency of all commissioned officers of volunteers who may be ordered before it. Detail for the Board. First, Brigadier Gen. Louis Blinker, volunteer service; second, Brigadier Gen. John H. Martindale volunteer service; third, Brigadier Gen. John Sedgwick, volunteer service; fourth, Col. J. McLoud Murphy, 13th New York Regiment; fifth, Col. Julius Stahl, 8th New York Regiment. The Junior Member will record the proceedings. By command of Major Gen. McClellan. S. Williams, Ast. A. G. Want of discipline. The Herald says: "The disorderly conduct of the privates," by which Washington city has become almost bankrupt in morals, "is in a great measure attribut