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George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 1: from Massachusetts to Virginia. (search)
1861, showing the connection of those gentlemen with the regiment at that time. The names of Savage and Cary, captains; of Wheaton, adjutant; of Henry L. Higginson, Hawes, Motley, Howard and Sawyeval at camp were as follows:-- Captain AbbottfullMay 11. Captain Coggswell75 menMay 14. Captain Savage42 menMay 14. Captain Whitney78 menMay 14. Captain Underwood82 menMay 15. Captain Quincy80a statement of the condition of the companies, as follows: Abbott, full; Quincy, probably full; Savage, 80; Curtis, 80; Cary (Lowell men), 80; Underwood, 82; Tucker, 33; Goodwin, not noted; Whitney, se) must have been later than the fourteenth of May, for then, by the history of the Second, Captain Savage had but 42 men; but the whole record showed such numbers of enlisted men on the ninth of Mayight, the brave, the ardent, and faithful, conspicuous in the most exacting demands of his rank; Savage and Cary, Abbott, Williams, and Robeson, in the tornado of fire that swept their heroic souls fr
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 2: Harper's Ferry and Maryland Heights—Darnstown, Maryland.--Muddy Branch and Seneca Creek on the Potomac—Winter quarters at Frederick, Md. (search)
ll have traced with fainting hand, as his life-blood was wasting away at Antietam, I think I die in victory. Shaw would still have moved forward, though before him had opened the path which later led to his noble death on the parapet of Wagner. Savage, Abbott, and Cary, Williams, Goodwin, and Perkins, would not have faltered if before them had been mirrored their own silent forms clasped in the cold embrace of death on the field of Cedar Mountain; nor would the rank and file that made so rich ould ward off sickness, or remove that condition which offered such temptations to disease when the right kind presented itself. My hospital tents were crowded, and thirty men sick in their tents. The commissioned officers did not escape,--Captains Savage and Mudge and Lieutenant Wheaton were seriously ill in houses. We had fires in tents; stoves were received about the first of December. I did all I could to make the men comfortable. It was the thirteenth day of December before we receive
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 5: return to Strasburg (continued)—Banks's flight to WinchesterBattle of Winchester. (search)
two platoons from these companies formed in square, under command of Lieutenant Grafton. The effect of this fire was a surprise; Jackson's cavalry escort, upon whom it fell, drew rein, wavered for a moment, and fell back out of range. Then came a single shell from a Confederate battery, which was replied to by another volley from the rear-guard, delivered without seeing the enemy. Colonel Andrews now changed the rear-guard, substituting Company I (Captain Underwood) and Company D (Captain Savage)as flankers. The remainder of the regiment then moved on to where their knapsacks had been deposited, while the new rear-guard was stationed on the north side of the creek. By this time Jackson, who had again brought up his cavalry escort, commanded, in crisp, sharp tones overheard by our men, Charge them! Charge them! Advancing, though unsteadily, for a little space, they came again in good range of Company I, and were received by Captain Underwood with a hot fire, delivered, like t
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 6: battle of Winchester (continued)—Federal retreat across the Potomac to Williamsport. (search)
drews then threw out to his right and front his right company, commanded by Captain Savage, as a covering skirmish-line. Soon, however, this company was sent forwardeir batteries, I ordered my gunners to fire upon them; and at the same time Captain Savage, finding the Rebel artillery within good range from his stone-wall, opened upon their gunners. Now Colonel Andrews strengthened Captain Savage by Captain Cary's Company. While the fire from my battery was incessant and effective, the twt on the edge of the ridge; he saw, nearer to his left front, Captains Cary and Savage behind an oblique stone-fence pouring a galling fire upon his gunners that struith canister raking them, General Jackson found that not one inch could he make Savage or Cary turn back, although Cary was knocked over by a flying stone, through a , from the hill. [So the enemy seems to have interpreted the movements of Captains Savage and Cary.] At the same moment another Federal battery began to thunder on
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 9: battle of Cedar Mountain (continued). (search)
e. Captain Goodwin fell dead, and with him over twenty of his men; fifteen more were missing Major Savage, opposite the right and rear, in the very face of this deadly blast, fell grievously wounded,elf unwounded, placed his own body and his own frail life between his friend and the enemy. Major Savage and Captain Henry S. Russell were captured together; the former, lingering for a few weeks, dI find more fitting words to apply to this knightly act than those used by the aged father of Major Savage, under date of August 20, 1862, in reply to my letter of sympathy. Much satisfaction, he sayen terrible: Captains Abbott, Cary, Williams, and Goodwin, and Lieutenant Perkins, were dead; Major Savage was mortally wounded and a prisoner; Captain Quincy and Lieutenant Millen were wounded and pr, I saw dead upon the field Captains Cary, Goodwin, Abbott, Williams, and Lieutenant Perkins. Major Savage had been removed, to die at Charlottesville. Never in the entire history of the Second Mas
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Index (search)
ivision commander under McDowell, 278, 279, 330. Rinker, Mr., a Virginia Rebel and storekeeper,--how his disloyalty was rewarded, 153, 154. Roberts, General, staff-officer to Pope, 282. Ruger, Colonel, commands Third Wisconsin Regiment at battle of Cedar Mountain, 291. Rumors, reports, fears, and false alarms, 35, 36, 39-46, 61, 63, 64, 97, 99, 109-112, 163, 165, 166. Russell, H. S., captain in the Second Mass. Regiment,--captured in the battle of Cedar Mountain, 312. S. Savage, James, Captain, and afterwards Major, in the Second Mass. Regiment, 12, 220, 231-233. Mortally wounded and captured in the battle of Cedar Mountain, 311, 312 (note). Dies at Charlottesville, 332. Schenck, General, Federal officer, fights Stonewall Jackson, with Milroy, 178-180. Schouler, William, adjutant-general of Massachusetts, 22. Scott, Lieutenant, aid to General Gordon, 206, 222, 224. Promoted to be captain, 273. Gallantly in the battle of Cedar Mountain, 310 (note). S