hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 970 results in 133 document sections:

... 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
ng on a slow and reluctant government. General Sherman, in his Memoirs (I, 231), describes a coninks that the Federal army of the West, under Sherman, had immensely the advantage, through the wis exception of the herd that set out to follow Sherman's march through Georgia, this was perhaps the, says Irwin. Irwin, p. 253. After General Sherman was wounded at Port Hudson, Gen. Wm. Dwiger given by General Halleck, by report of General Sherman, that General Foster should break the Chaaid, conducted by Gen. E. E. Potter under General Sherman's orders, the object being to reach and dflag of truce announcing an armistice between Sherman and Johnston. It may be proper to refer agd or mortally wounded and the 33d lost 1. As Sherman's army passed through the Carolinas and becamen's The Old Navy and the New, p. 405 For General Sherman's remark that General Butler crawfished oett, p. 74). For Gen J. E. Johnston's view of Sherman's foragers, see Ohio Loyal Legion Sketches, I[3 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Second regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
nity of Harper's Ferry, moving on Jan. 19, 1863, to Stafford Court House. April 27 it broke camp and moved forward to take its part at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. In August the regiment was stationed at New York, during the draft riots, returning to the front September 5. The regiment now became part of the Army of the Cumberland, and in the Atlanta campaign of 1864 formed part of the 20th Corps, under Major-General Hooker. On May 13, with the Army of the Tennessee, it took part in the march through Georgia. After the surrender of Atlanta the regiment was stationed as provost guard of the city and took part in Sherman's march to the sea, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Morse. It received at Raleigh, N. C., the news of the surrender of Johnston's army, and after participating in the grand review at Washington, May 24, it served on garrison duty there until its muster out of service, July 14, 1865. It received its final discharge and payment at Readville, Mass., July 26.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Seventeenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
its, remained at New Berne under command of Capt. Henry Splaine, and the command was enlarged during the winter of 1864 and 1865 by the addition of five companies transferred from the 2d Mass. Heavy Artillery. Colonel Amory, commanding the sub-district of Beaufort, died of yellow fever at Beaufort, Oct. 7, 1864. The regiment moved to Core Creek March 4, 1865, and from the 8th to the 11th of the month was engaged at Wise's Forks under command of Maj. Wm. M. Smith, Lieutenant-Colonel Splaine being in charge of the brigade of which the regiment formed a part. Joining General Sherman's army at Goldsboroa, N. C., March 25, 1865, the regiment moved with it to Raleigh April 14, receiving here the news of the surrender of Johnston's army. May 5 it left Raleigh for Greensboroa, N. C., and on arrival was stationed on garrison duty there until the close of its service, July 11, 1865, on which day it was mustered out, and, returning to Massachusetts, was paid off and discharged July 26, 1865.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-fifth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
t with loss at Drewry's Bluff May 16. On May 28 the regiment moved to join the Army of the Potomac, and arrived at Cold Harbor on the afternoon of June 1, going at once into action; it took part in all the movements of the succeeding days, losing heavily on June 3. Moving with the army to Petersburg, it took part in the assaults of June 15 and 18, and remained afterward on duty in the trenches until August 25. It was ordered to North Carolina September 4, and stationed near New Berne. Those whose term of service had expired left for Massachusetts October 5, and were mustered out at Worcester Oct. 20, 1864. The remainder of the regiment moved toward Kinston in March, 1865, engaging at Wise's Forks March 10. It united with Sherman's Army at Goldsboroa, moved to Raleigh in April and through Greensboroa to Charlotte in the early part of May, where it remained encamped until the termination of its service. Returning to Massachusetts, it was mustered out at Readville, July 28, 1865.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
1120651,747 Totals,––––––––––––––1,845 The 28th Mass. Infantry, organized at Cambridge, Mass., during the autumn of 1861, was composed principally, like the 9th Mass. Infantry, of men of Irish birth or descent. It was mustered into service Dec. 13, 1861, and left the State Jan. 11, 1862, under command of Col. William Monteith. It remained at Fort Columbus, New York harbor, for a month, and, embarking then for South Carolina, reached Hilton Head Feb. 23, 1862. Becoming part of General T. W. Sherman's Expeditionary Corps, it moved in April to a position on Daufuskie Island opposite Fort Pulaski, serving by detachments at Jones and Bird Island and at Tybee Island, Ga. Colonel Monteith being detained at the latter place in May and resigning in August, the command of the regiment was held by Major Cartwright. It was sent to James Island May 30, becoming part of the 1st Brigade, Stevens' Division, and engaged with loss in the action at Fort Johnson, Secessionvi
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirty-third regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
gaged at Chattanooga, and marching to the relief of Knoxville, received at Louisville, Tenn., the news of the raising of the siege, and returning, made winter quarters at Lookout Valley. In the spring of 1864, forming part of the 20th Corps, Army of the Cumberland, the regiment was engaged at Resaca, Ga., making a series of charges, and was detailed as division train guard during the siege of Atlanta, and afterwards served as provost guard in the city under Maj. Elisha Doane. It shared in Sherman's march to the sea, and entered Savannah December 21, where it remained until the close of the year. Encamping in South Carolina in January, 1865, it began the march northward January 29, and took part at Averysboroa, N. C., March 16, and at Bentonville on the 19th. It went into camp near Goldsboroa, N. C., March 24, and moved on April 10 toward Raleigh, receiving at Smithville the news of Lee's surrender. Encamping near Raleigh until April 30, it moved then to the vicinity of Richmond a
79 Shepard, L. C., 416 Shepard, O. L., 25 Shepard, Samuel, 416 Shepardson, John, 416 Shepherd, J. T., 479 Sheppard, Henry, 416 Sherburne, C. G., 479 Sherburne, Felix, 416 Sheridan, James, 417 Sheridan, P. H., 38, 109, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 142, 143, 144, 146, 160, 244, 252, 260, 268. Sherman, D. P., 417 Sherman, Francis, 417 Sherman, Frank, 548 Sherman, G. L., 479 Sherman, G. W., 548 Sherman, H. C. R., 417 Sherman, J. D., 417 Sherman, P. H., 548 Sherman, R. C., 417 Sherman, T. W., 25, 248 Sherman, W. T., 5, 28, 86, 61, 67, 89, 90, 98, 106, 131, 143, 144, 198, 226, 242, 258. Sherman, Z. H., 417 Sherwin, Thomas, 99, 151 Sherwin, Waldo, 417 Shey, T. K., 417 Shields, James, 315 Shields, Thomas, 417 Shilling, John, 479 Shindler, John, 548 Shine, Dennis, 417 Shinnick, James, 549 Shipley, S. D., 252 Shipp, James, 479 Sholes, W. L., 417 Shook, G. L., 479 Short, J. A., 417 Short, James, 417 Short, John, 2d Mass. H. A., 549 Short, John, 57th Mass. Inf.,
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 2: (search)
e numerous and rich islands surrounding it afforded absolutely safe and comfortable camping grounds for the army of Gen. T. W. Sherman, who was specially in charge of this expedition. The effect of this Union victory was to give the fleet and army oof the planters being left to pillage and ruin, and thousands of negro slaves falling into the hands of the enemy. General Sherman wrote to his government, from Hilton Head, that the effect of his victory was startling. Every white inhabitant hadof troops at any point or on any island selected. On the capture of Port Royal, it was uncertain, of course, what General Sherman's plans would be, or what force he had with which to move on the railroad between Charleston and Savannah. The flee department of South Carolina and Georgia. Major-General Hunter, of the Federal army, had assumed command instead of General Sherman, the last of March, and reported to his government, about 17,000 troops scattered along the coast from St. Augustine
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 4: (search)
ment of the South, issued the following general order No. 7: All persons of color lately held to involuntary service by enemies of the United States in Fort Pulaski and on Cockspur island, Georgia, are hereby confiscated and declared free, in conformity with law, and shall hereafter receive the fruits of their own labor. Such of said persons of color as are able-bodied and may be required shall be employed in the quartermaster's department at the rates heretofore established by Brig.-Gen. T. W. Sherman. This conduct of Hunter accorded with his reputation elsewhere. His brutality was exceeded only by Butler. The above order was followed May 9th by the following: The three States of Georgia, Florida and South Carolina, comprising the military department of the South, having deliberately declared themselves no longer under the protection of the United States of America, and having taken up arms against said United States, it became a military necessity to declare martial la
Daniel Ammen, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.2, The Atlantic Coast (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 2: the Port Royal expedition. (search)
s were also the numerous steam transports carrying some 12,000 men, under the command of General T. W. Sherman, with provisions and army outfits of all kinds. A steamer called the Governor, suitablead left to Dupont the selection of the point of attack, to be agreed upon, however, with General T. W. Sherman, whose orders, dated August 2, 1861, are as follows: You will proceed to New York immediafterward in passing to the northward the Wabash and Susquehanna gave it some shells. General T. W. Sherman, commanding our troops of the Port Royal expedition, in his report of November 8th, says smaller navy vessels imposed quiet upon them for a time. On the afternoon of the 8th General T. W. Sherman made a reconnoissance several miles up the Beaufort River on board of the Seneca. Lumpsy in the Confederate camps. Apprised of this intended movement on the part of the enemy, General Sherman sent to Flag-Officer Dupont a confidential letter, stating that the time had come for actio
... 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14