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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 2: civil and military operations in Missouri. (search)
s fell among and scattered them in great disorder, for their frightened horses became unmanageable. The whole column of the Confederates now withdrew, leaving the valley in possession of the National troops. Thus ended the battle of Dug Springs. Lyon's loss was eight men killed and thirty wounded, and that of the Confederates was about forty killed and as many wounded. The Nationals moved forward the next morning in search of foes, but were disappointed. They encamped at Curran, in Stone County, twenty-six miles from Springfield, and remained in that vicinity until the next day, when General Lyon called a council of officers, The officers called into the council were Brigadier-General Sweeney, Colonel Sigel, Majors Schofield, Shepherd, Conant, and Sturgis, and Captains Totten and Schaeffer. and it was determined to return to Springfield. The army moved in that direction on the following morning, August 4, 1861. and reached Springfield on the 6th. Correspondence of the Ne
. Blair's — which enlisted for three months and fought at Camp Jackson, Boonville, and Wilson's Creek. In the latter engagement it lost 76 killed, 208 wounded, Including the mortally wounded. and 11 missing; total, 295. But few regiments in the war sustained a heavier loss in any one battle. After its three months enlistment had expired it returned to St. Louis, where it reorganized as a light artillery regiment, and enlisted for three years. The County Regiments — Benton, Lawrence, Stone, Greene, Cole, and Ozark Counties — enlisted for three months only; but it was three months of active service. and included some hard fighting. The 7th Missouri Infantry won special distinction in the siege of Vicksburg by its gallantry in the desperate assault of May 22d, planting its colors on the enemy's works and losing six color-bearers killed in quick succession. The 39th Missouri lost 2 officers and 120 men killed in a massacre at Centralia, Mo., September 27, 1864. Major Johns<
Doc. 154.-the fight at Dug Springs, Mo. August 2, 1861. A correspondent at Curran, Stone County, Missouri, gives the following account of this affair:--The report which reached us at Springfield, gave rise to the belief that Gen. McCulloch designed an attack upon that point, by two columns moving from Cassville and Sarcoxie. The Federal scouts reported their force at about fifteen thousand in each division, and on Wednesday they were reported within twenty miles of the town and advancing nounced that he had witnessed the departure of McCullough's camp in the direction of Sarcoxie, describing the train as long as that usually pertaining to an army of seven thousand men. On Sunday morning we retraced our steps, leaving Curran, Stone Co., the furthest point of our expedition, with reluctance at not meeting the object of our search, but with hearts gladdened that we were once more to be placed beyond the danger of starvation. We marched thirteen miles during the day in a broili
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1863 (search)
ed Militia. NEBRASKA--1st Infantry. WISCONSIN--1st Cavalry. Union loss, 2 killed, 11 wounded, 4 missing. Total, 17. May --: Affair near Patterson(No Reports). May 3: Exp. on Santa Fe Road(No Reports). May 3-11: Scout in Bates and Cass CountiesKANSAS--9th Cavalry (Co's "A," "D," "E," "F," "K"). May 4: Operations about LexingtonMISSOURI--4th State Militia Cavalry. May 5-9: Scout to SherwoodKANSAS--2d Cavalry (Detachment). May 6-19: Scout to Jasper County(No Reports). May 9: Skirmish, Stone CountyMISSOURI--2d Prov'l Enrolled Militia (Detachment). May 12: Skirmish, BloomfieldMISSOURI--8th Cavalry. May 13-18: Scout from Newtonia to French Point and Centre Creek and skirmishesMISSOURI--7th and 8th State Militia Cavalry (Detachments). Union loss, 4 killed, 2 wounded. Total, 6. May 15: Skirmish, Big Creek, near Pleasant HillKANSAS--6th Cavalry (Co. "B"). May 15: Skirmish, Centre CreekMISSOURI--Newtonia Militia. Union loss, 2 wounded. May 15: Skirmish, French PointMISSOURI--7th and
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Missouri Volunteers. (search)
at Hannibal, Mo., and duty in Southwest Missouri operating against guerrillas. Skirmish in Stone County May 9, 1863 (Detachment). 2nd Missouri Regiment Colored Infantry. Organized at Benton Bgfield to Rolling Prairie February 6, 1864. Duty in Christian, Douglass, Wright, Dade and Stone Counties till July, 1864. Scout from Yellville to Buffalo River March 13-26. Operations in Souts in Northern Arkansas December, 1863, to February, 1864. Duty in Christian, Douglass and Stone Counties till July. Scouts near Neosho and Carthage May 18-23. At Mount Vernon May. Skirmishen. Sigel August, 1861. Duty in Barry County till August. Mustered out August, 1861. Stone County Regiment home Guard Infantry. Organized May, 1861. Accepted by Gen. Lyon June 5, 1861. Dutp in Stone and Barry Counties. Mustered out July 19, 1861. Shawneetown (Putnam County) home Guard Company Infantry. Organized July, 1861. Scouting in Schuyler County, and duty at Ki
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Missouri Militia organizations. (search)
afayette County Militia. Lawrence County Militia. Linn County Militia.--Called into service June, 1864. Descent on LaClede June 18-19. Livingston County Militia. Maries County Militia. Mississippi County Enrolled Militia. Mississippi County Militia.. Morgan County Militia. Newman's Provisional Enrolled Militia.--Duty on the Pacific Railroad. Osage and Marias Counties Militia. Osage County Militia. Pacific Railroad Militia. Perry County Militia. Pettis County Militia. Pike County Enrolled Militia.--Called into service June 17, 1864. Ray County Militia. Rolla Battalion citizens Guard.--Duty in District of Rolla. St. Clair County Militia. Saline County Militia. Scott County Enrolled Milita.--Called into service June, 1864. Duty at Commerce and St. Louis. Southwest Branch Pacific Railroad Militia. Stone County Militia. Tanney County Militia. Warren County Militia. Washington County Militia. Wright County Milita.
lem and West Newton High Schools, Lowell Court-House and State Normal School. They employ from one hundred and twenty to one hundred and forty men. John J. Horgan, manufacturer of monuments, statuary, posts, curbing, etc., established May 7, 1866, and located 45 to 83 Main Street, Cambridgeport, gives employment to twenty men. He uses a large amount of Italian and domestic marble, and his work is sent all over the country. Among others engaged in stone working are: The Charles River Stone Co., Austin Ford & Son, R. J. Rutherford, Union Marble and Granite Works, A. Higgins & Co., and William A. Bertsch. Dover Stamping Co. The Dover Stamping Co. was founded in 1833 by Mr. Horace Whitney, of Dover, N. H. Quite early in life he conceived the idea of making tin covers by means of dies; these articles at that time being raised up by hammering by hand, a very slow process. It was not until 1847 that he succeeded in doing such work. The business was carried along in a small way
, 334-336. Pumps. Geo. F. Blake Manufacturing Co., 353. Rubber goods. American Rubber Co., 381. Shoe blacking and Metal Polish. W. W. Reid Manufacturing Co., 395. Soap. Carr Brothers, 362. Curtis Davis & Co., 358. James C. Davis & Co., 359. C. L. Jones & Co., 361. Lysander Kemp & Sons, 360. Charles R. Teele, 362. Spring-Beds. Howe Spring-Bed Co., 393. New England Spring-Bed Co., 392. Stone work. William A. Bertsch, 389. Charles River Stone Co., 389. Connecticut Steam Stone Co., 389. Austin Ford & Son. 389. A. Higgins & Co., 389. John J. Horgan. 389. Alexander McDonald & Son, 388. R. J. Rutherford. 389. Union Marble and Granite Works, 389. Sugar. Revere Sugar Refinery, 394. Telescopes. Alvan Clark & Sons, 379. Tin cans. Charles E. Pierce & Co., 393. Tinware. Dover Stamping Co., 389. Seavey Manufacturing Co., 390. Turning. Standard Turning Works, 390. Twine. American Net and Tw
y, M. A. Meaford. Meaford is a very small village and hamlet near the river Trent, about 1 1/4 miles north-north-west from Stone station, on the Colwich and Stoke section of the North Staffordshire railway, in the Kibblestone quarter of Stone parish, Stone division of the county, South Pirehill hundred, Stone union, petty sessional division and county court district, on the road from Stone to Newcastle. Divine service is held every Sunday afternoon in the school by the vicar of Christ Chh fleet off Cape St. Vincent. Lieut.-Col. William Swinfen W. Parker-Jervis, D. S. O., is the principal landowner. The soil is gravel; subsoil, sandstone. The land is chiefly in pasture. The area is 1,376 acres. The population is included in Stone parish. Letters through Stone, by messenger, and Stone is the nearest money order and telegraph office. The children of this place attend the school at Stone. We regret that we cannot in this issue present the beautiful views mentioned, but