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st, and was pursued; but, being reinforced, has again attacked the enemy and repulsed them. This occurred in the Northwestern part of Georgia. The papers say that the enemy under General Grant has retreated towards Chattanooga. Longstreet, when last heard from, was at Knoxville. Meade, on the Rapidan, after having been in line of battle for several days, has fallen back, finding that General Lee was ready to meet him. December 6, 1863. I this morning attended the funeral of Mr. John Seddon, brother of the Secretary of War. It was a most solemn occasion; he was a man of fine talents and high character. The Rev. Dr. Moore, of the Presbyterian Church, preached a most beautiful sermon. December 12, 1863. To-day I was examined on arithmetic-Denominate numbers, vulgar and decimal fractions, tare and tret, etc., etc., by Major Brewer, of the Commissary Department. I felt as if I had returned to my childhood. But for the ridiculousness of the thing, I dare say I should ha
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., chapter 6.38 (search)
J. H. S. Funk; 27th Va., Col. A. J. Grigsby; 33d Va., Col. John F. Neff. Brigade loss: Winchester, k, 10; w, 27-37. Port Republic, k, 13; w, 154; m, 32==199. Second Brigade, Col. J. A. Campbell (w), Col. John M. Patton: 21st Va., Col. John M. Patton, Lieut.-Col. R. H. Cunningham; 42d Va., Maj. Henry Lane (w), Capt. John E. Penn, Lieut.-Col. William Martin; 48th Va., Captain Samuel Hale (w), Maj. J. B. Moseley, Lieut.-Col. Thomas S. Garnett; 1st Va. (Irish) Battalion, Capt. B. W. Leigh, Maj. John Seddon. Brigade loss: Winchester, k, 2; w, 14 == 16. Cross Keys and Port Republic, k, 4; w, 16 == 20. Third Brigade, Col. Samuel V. Fulkerson, Brig.-Gen. William B. Taliaferro: 10th Va., Col. E. T. H. Warren; 23d Va., Col. A. G. Taliaferro, Lieut.-Col. George W. Curtis; 37th Va., Maj. T. V. Williams, Col. Samuel V. Fulkerson. Brigade loss: Winchester, k, 2; w, 34==36. Port Republic, w, 3. Artillery, Col. S. Crutchfield (chief of artillery of Jackson's entire command): Va. Battery, Capt. Jos
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The Confederate Army. (search)
J. H. S. Funk; 27th Va., Col. A. J. Grigsby; 33d Va., Col. John F. Neff. Brigade loss: Winchester, k, 10; w, 27-37. Port Republic, k, 13; w, 154; m, 32==199. Second Brigade, Col. J. A. Campbell (w), Col. John M. Patton: 21st Va., Col. John M. Patton, Lieut.-Col. R. H. Cunningham; 42d Va., Maj. Henry Lane (w), Capt. John E. Penn, Lieut.-Col. William Martin; 48th Va., Captain Samuel Hale (w), Maj. J. B. Moseley, Lieut.-Col. Thomas S. Garnett; 1st Va. (Irish) Battalion, Capt. B. W. Leigh, Maj. John Seddon. Brigade loss: Winchester, k, 2; w, 14 == 16. Cross Keys and Port Republic, k, 4; w, 16 == 20. Third Brigade, Col. Samuel V. Fulkerson, Brig.-Gen. William B. Taliaferro: 10th Va., Col. E. T. H. Warren; 23d Va., Col. A. G. Taliaferro, Lieut.-Col. George W. Curtis; 37th Va., Maj. T. V. Williams, Col. Samuel V. Fulkerson. Brigade loss: Winchester, k, 2; w, 34==36. Port Republic, w, 3. Artillery, Col. S. Crutchfield (chief of artillery of Jackson's entire command): Va. Battery, Capt. Jos
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The opposing forces at Cedar Mountain, Va.: August 9th, 1862. (search)
s: k, 1; w, 1=2. First Brigade, Col. Charles A. Ronald: 2d Va., Lieut.-Col. Lawson Botts; 4th Va., Lieut.-Col. R. D. Gardner; 5th Va., Maj. H. J. Williams; 27th Va., Capt. Charles L. Haynes; 33d Va., Lieut., Col. Edwin G. Lee. Brigade loss: k, 10; w, 48 = 58. Second Brigade, Lieut.-Col. Thomas S. Garnett: 21st Va., Lieut.-Col. R. H. Cunningham (k), Capt. W. A. Witcher; 42d Va., Maj. Henry Lane (m w), Capt. Abner Dobyns; 48th Va., Capt. William Y. C. Hannum; 1st Va. (Irish) Battalion, Maj. John Seddon. Brigade loss: k, 91; w, 210 = 301. Third Brigade, Brig.-Gen. William B. Taliaferro, Col. Alexander G. Taliaferro: 10th Va., Maj. Joshua Stover; 23d Va., Col. Alexander G. Taliaferro, Lieut.-Col. George W. Curtis (m w), Maj. Simon T. Walton; 37th Va., Col. T. V. Williams (w), Maj. H. C. Wood; 47th Ala., Lieut.-Col. James W. Jackson; 48th Ala., Col. James L. Sheffield (w), Lieut.-Col. Abner A. Hughes. Brigade loss: k, 51; w, 271 = 322. Fourth Brigade, Col. Leroy A. Stafford; 2d La.,---
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The opposing forces at the Second Bull Run. August 16th-September 2d, 1862. (search)
awson Botts (m w), Capt. J. W. Rowan, Capt. Rawley T. Colston; 4th Va., Lieut.-Col. R. D. Gardner; 5th Va., Maj. H. J. Williams; 27th Va., Col. A. J. Grigsby; 33d Va., Col. John F. Neff (k). Brigade loss: k, 65; w, 346 = 411. Second Brigade, Maj. John Seddon, Col. Bradley T. Johnson: 21st Va., Capt. William A. Witcher; 42d Va., Capt. John E. Penn; 48th Va., Lieut. Virginius Dabney (w), Capt. W. W. Goldsborough (w); 1st Va. (Irish) Battalion, Maj. John Seddon, Capt. 0. C. Henderson. Brigade lossMaj. John Seddon, Capt. 0. C. Henderson. Brigade loss: k, 18; w, 102 = 120. Third Brigade, Col. Alexander G. Taliaferro: 47th Ala., Col. James W. Jackson; 48th Ala., Col. J. L. Sheffield; 10th Va., Lieut.-Col. S. T. Walker (w); 23d Va.,-----; 37th Va., . Brigade loss: k, 22; w, 147=169. Fourth Brigade, Brig.-Gen. William E. Starke, Col. Leroy A. Stafford: 1st La.,-----; 2d La., Col. J. M. Williams; 9th La., Col. Leroy A. Stafford; 10th La.,-----; 15th La., Col. Edmund Pendleton; Coppens's (La.) Battalion, Maj. G. Coppens. Brigade loss: k, 110; w,
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., Jackson's raid around Pope. (search)
ll's division, composed of the brigades of Lawton, Early, Hayes (Forno commanding), and Trimble, with the batteries of Brown, Dement, Latimer, Balthus, and D'Acquin; Hill's division, of the brigades of Branch, Gregg, Field, Pender, Archer, and Thomas, with the batteries of Braxton, Latham, Crenshaw, McIntosh, Davidson, and Pegram; and Jackson's old division consisted of the brigades of Starke, Taliaferro (Col. A. G. Taliaferro commanding), Winder (Col. Baylor commanding), and Campbell (Major John Seddon commanding), with the batteries of Brocken-borough, Poague, Wooding, Carpenter, Caskie, and Raine. After the 26th, Colonel Bradley T. Johnson commanded Campbell's brigade. General Stuart, with the brigades of Fitz Lee and Robertson, cooperated with Jackson.--W. B. T. The march and the manoeuvres of Jackson had been a success; The results of Jackson's raid on Manassas Junction were reported by General R. E. Lee to be--eight pieces of artillery, with their horses and equipments, wer
icinity. In the early part of the night, I sent back a detail from each company to cook provisions at our previous encampment, whither some of our wagons had been ordered to return for that purpose. A little before daybreak, on the morning of the ninth instant, we marched back through the woods to a point near the three-mile sign-post, which I have mentioned. Here the Forty-second regiment and the battalion were ordered to join General Trimble's brigade. While we were at this point, Major Seddon rejoined the battalion and assumed the command of it; but as that officer is now absent, I shall continue to give an account of the operations of the battalion during that day. About eight o'clock we heard a cannonade to our rear in the direction of Port Republic. About half-past 8 o'clock we commenced our march back toward Port Republic. On the way we halted at our old encampment and furnished the men with the provisions which had been cooked for them, as I have already mentioned.
; of Major Layne, of the Forty-second Virginia, who was mortally wounded; of Major Seddon, commanding First Virginia battalion; Captain Hannum, of the Forty-eighth Vishers were thrown forward, and, on the extreme left, a courier was left with Major Seddon, with instructions to report any movements of the enemy in a thick woodland ness. His place is not easily filled. The same may be said of Major Layne, Major Seddon, and Captain Hannum, commanding regiments, and of the officers attached to tty-first Virginia regiment. camp near Gordonsville, August 13, 1862. Major John Seddon, commanding Second Brigade: sir: In obedience to order, I offer the fo Witcher, Captain, commanding Twenty-first Virginia Regiment. Report of Major Seddon. headquarters First Virginia battalion. Second brigade, First division,ll please find a list of casualties. Respectfully, your obedient servant, John Seddon, Major, commanding First Virginia Battalion. Report of Lieutenant-Colone
nder's brigade, (Colonel Baylor commanding,) Colonel Campbell's brigade, (Major John Seddon commanding,) Brigadier-General William B. Taliaferro's brigade, (Colonel ng, then, I should have a superior force on me in a short time, I ordered Major John Seddon, First Virginia battalion, with his command and the Forty-eighth Virginiad with rapidity and accuracy, and pressing their infantry on me, I called in Major Seddon, and, with his reenforcement, determined to hold the hill, which was the key skirt of woods in front, a battery was attempting to cover their rally; but Major Seddon and the Irish battalion wrested a three-inch rifle gun from them, and bore ihich Hood had driven him, and the skirt of woods which we had carried, where Major Seddon captured the gun the preceding evening. I could see that some movements wery, to the officers and men, a few of whom I was acquainted with personally. Major Seddon, First Virginia battalion, distinguished himself by his gallantry. On Satur
-shop failed, and as a consequence Virginia gets the machinery uninjured. A train was also laid to blow up the bridge, but in the baste of departure the retiring troops neglected to apply the match. The Enquirer of yesterday says: John Seddon, Esq., (member of the Virginia Legislature from Stafford county,) had been detailed with a body of Virginia troops to visit Harper's Ferry, and proceeded to that place on Friday last. When Mr. Seddon arrived at Harper's Ferry, the citizenMr. Seddon arrived at Harper's Ferry, the citizens of that place, under the impression that the State authorities were about to make an unlawful seizure of their property, to the number of some 250 or 300, opposed the supposed invasion of their rights. On the arrival of 300 Virginia troops, the Federal troops, fearing they would be overpowered, fired the Armory and evacuated it. As soon as this was done, the citizens of Harper's Ferry saw the mistake they had made, and, with the State troops, rushed forward to extinguish the fire and save the
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