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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 149 (search)
Adams, First Lieutenants Roberts, Marshall, Graves, Gooding, and Ireland; Second Lieutenants Mayfield, Riggs, Lindson, and Moser. In front of Atlanta, August 7, First Lieutenants Geooding, Graves, and Ireland; Second Lieutenants Riggs, Lindson, Runyan, and Moser. At Jonesborough, September 1, Captain Powers, First Lieutenants Gooding, Ireland; Second Lieutenants Riggs, Moser, Lindson, and Runyan, the latter two of whom were killed while bravely leading their men on to victory. The followiRunyan, the latter two of whom were killed while bravely leading their men on to victory. The following enlisted men, for their bravery and heroic conduct, deserve commendation and are recommended for promotion: Sergt. Maj. Elias Downing, Sergts. John Caton, McCune, and Rial, Company F; William H. Golden, B; Sergts. Thomas Jones, H; Tolbert and Corporal Jordan, E. List of casualties: Commissioned officers-killed, 3; wounded, 14; total, 17. Enlisted men-killed, 40; wounded, 132; missing, 42; total, 214. Aggregate loss, 231. Respectfully submitted. W. H. Snodgrass, Captain, Command
lion; Ord.-Sergt. Ritta, wounded slightly, Haysville; Corp. Love, wounded severely, New-London; Privates Capon, wounded severely, Galion; Huber, wounded slightly, Galion; Mason, wounded slightly, Galion; McIntosh, wounded severely, Galion; Noblit, wounded slightly, Galion; Parks, wounded severely, Galion; Wetherick, wounded severely, Galion; Wight, wounded, since dead, Galion; Nase, wounded slightly, Galion; Reuben Coates, wounded slightly, New-London; Hazzard, wounded, since dead, New-London ; Jliff, wounded severely, Olmstead; Neff wounded slightly, Columbus; Runyan, wounded severely, New-London; Winch, wounded severely, Bettsville; White, wounded slightly, Haysville; Truax, wounded, since dead, New-London; Griggs, wounded slightly, Clyde ; Heckler, wounded slightly, Galion. The wounded are doing well. Some of the boys who received very slight wounds, have since returned to duty, and while on picket-duty a few days since, in an attack, were active in driving the rebels back. L.
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), The civil history of the Confederate States (search)
was continued along several routes toward Leesburg and Centerville until darkness covered the fugitives. Our force engaged not exceeding fifteen thousand; that of the enemy estimated at thirty-five thousand. Col. Kerrigan, at Alexandria, to Cameron, July 22: There are about 7,000 men here without officers. Nothing but confusion. Gen. Mansfield to Capt. Mott at the Chain Bridge, July 22: Order the Sixth Maine to keep these demoralized troops out of their camp. Gen. Mansfield to Gen. Runyan, July 22: Why do the regiments I sent to you yesterday return so precipitously to Alexandria without firing a shot? Col. Thomas A. Scott to Gen. Mansfield, July 22: Allow me to suggest that you man the forts and prevent soldiers from passing over to the city. Their arrival here would produce a panic on this side. The enemy is still pressing McDowell and you need every man in the forts to save the city. W. T. Sherman to the adjutant general, July 22: I have at this moment ridden in
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.30 (search)
return to the line of the Potomac. President Davis to General Cooper, Manassas, July 21: Night has closed upon a hard fought field. Our forces have won a glorious victory. Colonel Kerigan, at Alexandria, to Cameron, July 22: There are about 7,000 men here without officers; nothing but confusion. General Mansfield, to Captain Mott at the Chain Bridge, July 22: Order the Sixth Maine to keep their demoralized troops out of their camps. General Mansfield to General Runyan, July 22: Why do the regiments I sent to you yesterday return so precipitously to Alexandria without firing a shot? W. T. Sherman to the Adjutant-General, July 22. I have at this moment ridden in with, I hope, the rear men of my brigade, which in common with our whole army has sustained a terrible defeat and has degenerated into an armed mob. General Scott to General McClellan, July 22, 1 A. M: After fairly beating the enemy and taking three of his batteries, a
to be accepted, making the full complement of the State 30,000 men. New York, April 25. --The steamer Kill Von Kull has been chartered by the Government, and will go South with a full cargo of provisions, fifty horses, and a supply of railroad spikes, crowbars, and all the articles necessary for repairing railroads. Trenton, April 25. --All the propellers of the Merchants transportation line have been chartered by the Government to convey the New Jersey troops. Gen. Runyan intends to move them South without delay. Volunteers continue to arrive here to be mustered into service. Portsmouth, N. H., April 25. --Fort Constitution, and the other fortifications in the harbor are being put in a state of defence. At the Navy-Yard the Dale, Marion and Santee are being fitted out for sea. Boston, April 25. --The second battalion of infantry now occupy Fort Independence, in the harbor. The sum of $12,500 has been subscribed in aid of Fl
Bad State of Affairs. --The Northern papers publish the following: Alexandria, July 26.--The conduct of some of the soldiers in Alexandria to-day was very bad. Drunkenness predominated and all the guard-houses, slave pen and jail were nearly full. The Provost Marshal Guard visited three drinking-houses which had been selling liquor after having been notified, and destroyed all the remaining stock on hand--Gen. Runyan has issued an order to arrest, after to-day, all the soldiers found in the streets after 5 o'clock, excepting those having passes. John Hughes, of Company A, Mozart Regiment, New York, broke away from the guards about dusk, while they were endeavoring to handoff him, and being called to halt, he refused, when he was shot down dead by a member of his own company.
Tampering with Federal soldiers. Alexandria, Va., July 29. --Tampering with Federal soldiers by the Secessionists his become so open, within the past few days, that Gen. Runyan has ordered the arrest of all suspected parties.
Discharged. --Advices from the North state that quite a number of the general officers of the Federal army are to be sent home, or, as is said. "honorably discharged!" Among the number are Morris and Sanford, of New York; Runyan, of New Jersey; Cox, Schleigh and Bates, of Ohio; and Patterson, of Pennsylvania.