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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 30 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 28, 1865., [Electronic resource] 7 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 0 Browse Search
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Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 6 0 Browse Search
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the morning of the twenty-fifth, having in the darkness been unable to preserve our course, and having been in the saddle twenty-four hours, without guide, provisions, or water. The number of Indians engaged could not have been less than one thousand, and would doubtless reach one thousand five hundred warriors. The losses of my regiment, including a skirmish on Sunday evening the twenty-sixth, at Dead Buffalo Lake, are as follows: Killed--Private Gustaff A. Starke, of company B; private John Murphy, of company B; and (at Buffalo Lake) Corporal John Platt, of company L. Wounded--Private Andrew Moore, of company B, mortally; Corporal William B. Hazlep, of company B, in shoulder, doing well; Sergeant James Grady, of company L, in leg slightly; private Henry Stntz, of company B, slightly. Murdered by the Indians-Doctor J. S. Weiser, Surgeon, and Lieutenant A. Freeman, of company D. The number of Indians known to have been killed by the Mounted Rangers is thirty-one, all fou
rolls. in Wayne Co., Ky. Fifth Tennessee Cavalry (Union), Company F:--J. N. Gilliam; killed near Tracy City, Tenn., by guerrillas, A frequent item in the Tennessee and kentucky rolls. Aug. 4, 1864. Eighteenth Wisconsin, Company B:--Redmond McGuire; killed April 10, 1862, in prison, by rebel guard, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Thirty-eighth Ohio, Company K:--Jacob Thomas; killed Nov. 17, 1861, by the falling of a tree, at Wild Cat, Ky. One Hundred and Sixty-second New York, Company E:--John Murphy; shot while endeavoring to escape the guard at New Orleans, April 5, 1863. Eighth New York, Company A:--A. Lohman; died of poison while on picket, by drinking from a bottle found at a deserted house. Thirtieth Wisconsin, Company C:--E. Olsen; killed in a draft riot, September 10, 1863, at New Lisbon, Wis. Eightieth New York, Company C:--John Edleman; killed by explosion of ammunition, August 8, 1864, at City Point, Va. Sixteenth Wisconsin, Company A:--George Halsey; drafted---
which ended in the surrender of Johnson. One Hundred and Sixty-Fourth New York Infantry. Murphy's Brigade — Gibbon's Division--Second Corps. (1) Col. John E. Mcmahon (Died). (2) Col. Jameving lost 16 killed, 59 wounded, and 82 missing. The Legion was commanded at Spotsylvania by Colonel Murphy (182d N. Y.), who afterwards fell mortally wounded at Dabney's Mills. The casualties in thengton. It was mustered out July 19, 1865. One Hundred and Seventieth New York Infantry. Murphy's Brigade — Gibbon's Division--Second Corps. (1) Col. Peter McDermott. (2) Col. James P. McIt was actively engaged in the defence of Suffolk, at which time the Legion was commanded by Colonel Murphy, of the Sixty-ninth N. Y. S. M., and the division by General Corcoran--the First Division, Somac, and placed in Gibbon's (2d) Division of the Second Corps, the Legion, under command of Colonel Murphy, arriving just in time to take part in the closing battles around Spotsylvania. At the
ak to sit up. I would also mention Capt. Tillinghast, A. Q. M., who gallantly served with the battery, pointing a piece and rendering valuable assistance. Names of killed, wounded, and missing of Capt. Griffin's report. Killed--Wm. Campbell, Joseph Cooper, Joseph Howard, James O'Brien, and Frederick A. Reig, all privates. Mortally Wounded--Sergeant Stephen Kane; privates, James Turner and Andrew Wagner. Wounded--First Lieutenant A. Ames, Fifth Artillery; Sergeants T. Maher and John Murphy; privates Robert Bloom, Alexander Campbell, R. Chamberlain, R. R. Connell, George Clark, Samuel Davis, Herman Fisher, James Moran, James M. Sheffield. Missing--Privates, John Allen, S. Griswold, Edward Hopwood, C. R. Holliday, Owen McBride, John H. McIntire, Andrew Roberts, Charles Ridder. The wounded missing are italicized. Report of Lieutenant-Colonel Fiske. Headquarters Second regiment New Hampshire Volunteers, camp Sullivan. Near Washington, July 27, 1861. sir: I ha
s, but finally escaped. We have captured nineteen prisoners, and killed a number of the enemy, but how many is not yet ascertained. A number of fine steamers, and a considerable amount of shipping is at Fredericksburgh. The cars are busily running to and from the city. The people crowd the streets and house-tops, watching our movements. The following are the names of the killed and wounded of the Ira Harris light cavalry. Killed. First Lieut. Nelson G. Decker, company D. Private John Murphy, company G. Private George Weller, company H. Private John Haslam, company L. Private Robert G. Campbell, company----. Wounded. Serg. Jacob G. McLean, company H, in the mouth, slightly. Corp. James Baker, company H, in the head, seriously. Private Michael Dwyer, company G, in the left shoulder, seriously. Private Lewis C. Crane, company H. Private Patrick Ambrose, company B, in the left side and leg, slightly. Private John N. Davis, company H. Private Josiah Kif
partment of the Cumberland, Lieutenant Pond, fifty; artillery brigade, Fourteenth army corps, Lieutenant Flusky, thirty-three; reserve artillery, Lieutenant Oslum, ten; post teams, (Captain Hade's,) no officer, twenty; Second division, Fourth army corps, Lieutenant Hatfield, twenty; General Thomas's headquarters, no officer, thirty-three; hospital department Twenty-third army corps, no officer, two; Lieutenant Lyon, Twenty-third army corps, no officer, nine; First Missouri engineers, Lieutenant John Murphy, ten; Lieutenant Erdman, department of Cumberland headquarters, no officer, twenty-five; First Michigan engineers, Captain McCraith, eighteen; ordnance wagon, Third division, no officer, twelve; Captain A. E. Edwards, chief quartermaster, no officer, four; Captain Samuel Bonsale, Twenty-fourth army corps, no officer, two; miscellaneous army wagons, (without permits,) one hundred and thirteen; ambulances of Second division, Twentieth army corps, Lieutenant Stevens, twenty-five; ambula
s shot in the shoulder by an Indian he was riding on to. Colonel McPhail thrust his sabre through the Indian. It was here that a stroke of lightning killed private John Murphy, of Company B, and his horse, and stunned another cavalryman. Colonel McPhail's grasp was loosened on his sword by the shock. He thought a shell had falleuffalo Lake. Camp was moved on the twenty-fifth, three miles, on to the great hill, where a pond of fresh water and grass were found. Lieutenant Freeman's and Murphy's and Starr's bodies were buried at Camp Sidney, below the hill. Doctor Weiser's was buried at Camp Whitney, on the hill. The march was resumed on the twenty-name of Lieutenant Freeman, Company D, First Minnesota mounted rangers, who was killed in the affair from which Mr. Brackett had such a narrow escape. Private John Murphy, First Minnesota mounted rangers, killed by ligntning. Wounded. Private John Platt, Company L, First Minnesota mounted rifles, wounded in right groin
won high encomiums from him. Captain Morton, in his report, says: As the commanding General was everywhere present on the field with his staff, he cannot but have remarked the good service done by Captain Stokes, who manifested the greatest zeal, and managed his battery with the utmost decision and success. Captain Morton most honorably mentions his Adjutant, Lieutenant Lambessen, of the Nine teenth Illinois; his Inspectors, Lieutenants Clark, of the Sixteenth United States infantry. and Murphy, of the Twenty-first Wisconsin; his Aids, Lieutenant Reeve, of the Thirty-seventh Indiana, and Assistant Engineer Pearsall; all of whom exhibited the utmost ardor and alacrity in the performance of their duty. Captain Hood, Captain Clements and Captain Bridges, commanding the battalions, are highly extolled. The latter, though wounded on the thirty-first, remained in command of his battalion. Captain Mendenhall's report. headquarters left wing, January 10, 1863. Major L. Starling
ys seems to have been made; likely for the purpose of collecting stores and reconnoitring on the eastern flank. On the thirteenth of September the enemy's cavalry made their appearance near Iuka, and were repulsed by the small garrison under Colonel Murphy, of the Eighth Wisconsin infantry, still left there to cover the removal of stores not yet brought into Corinth. The enemy appearing again in increased force on the same day, and having cut the railroad and telegraph between there and Burnsville, Colonel Murphy thought it prudent to retire to save his forces. This caused a considerable amount of commissary stores to fall into the hands of the enemy, which property should have been destroyed. Price's whole force then soon congregated at Iuka. Information brought in by scouts, as to the intention of the enemy, was conflicting. One report was that Price wanted to cross Beer Creek and the Tennessee River, for the purpose of crossing Tennessee and getting into Kentucky. Another
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Literary notices. (search)
and very valuable as a picture of the inner life of our grand old Chieftain. The whole range of ancient or modern literature would be searched in vain for more beautiful specimens of letter-writing than some of General Lee's letters which are given in this book. In a word, it is a work to carry into our homes, to put into the hands of our boys, to be read and studied as a fine portrayal of the character of the noblest man who ever trod this continent. These books are all published by John Murphy & Co., Baltimore, to whom we are indebted for copies, and in paper, type, binding, etc., are beautiful specimens of the book-maker's art. Miss Mason has been generously devoting the proceeds of their sale to the education of the daughters of Conlederate soldiers, and this, in addition to their real merits, ought to secure for them a wide and continuing sale. They may be ordered directly from the publishers. The poems of Frank O. Ticknor, M. D. Edited by K. M. R., with an introductor
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