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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 499 25 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 52 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 10 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 8 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 6 2 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 5 3 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 5 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 2 Browse Search
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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), Report of Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding armies of the United States, of operations march, 1864-May, 1865. (search)
getting Admiral Porter's fleet, which accompanied the expedition, over the rapids, the water having fallen so much since they passed up as to prevent their return. At the suggestion of Colonel (now Brigadier-General) Bailey, and under his superintendence, wing-dams were constructed, by which the channel was contracted so that the fleet passed down the rapids in safety. The army evacuated Alexandria on the 14th of May, after considerable skirmishing with the enemy's advance, and reached Morganza and Point Coupde near the end of the month. The disastrous termination of this expedition, and the lateness of the season, rendered impracticable the carrying out of my plans of a movement in force sufficient to insure the capture of Mobile. On the 23d of March Major-General Steele left Little Rock with the Seventh Army Corps to co-operate with General Banks' expedition on Red River, and reached Arkadelphia on the 28th. On the 16th of April, after driving the enemy before him, he was
September 29. The Cincinnati Enquirer of this day contained the following: It is now stated that a bill has been prepared and will be placed before the next Congress, declaring Lincoln President while the war lasts. Thus the mad fanatics are plotting against our liberties, and if we do not speak right soon through the ballot-box, the last vestige of our republican government will have been swept away. The gunboat Bombshell, Captain Brinkerhoff, left Newbern a few days ago, under sealed orders, and made a reconnoissance of Pasquotank River, which empties into Albemarle Sound. Landing a boat's crew near Elizabeth City, the men were captured by rebels, when Captain Brinckerhoff opened a vigorous fire on the town, doing considerable damage.--A slight skirmish took place at Moor's Bluff on the Big Black River, Miss., resulting in the retreat of the Union forces.--A battle took place at Morganza, La.--(Doc. 177.)
Doc. 177.-fight at Morganzia, La. headquarters Second division, Thirteenth army corps, Morganzia, La., Sept. 30, 1863. Since the occupation of Morganzia by our forces, an outpost, consisting of the Twenty-sixth Indiana, Nineteenth Iowa, and about one hundred and fifty cavalry, under Major Montgomery, has been establisheMorganzia, La., Sept. 30, 1863. Since the occupation of Morganzia by our forces, an outpost, consisting of the Twenty-sixth Indiana, Nineteenth Iowa, and about one hundred and fifty cavalry, under Major Montgomery, has been established some nine or ten miles from this place, in the direction of the Atchafalaya, under the command of Colonel Leake. The cavalry had been posted about two miles in advance of the infantry, with instructions to advance daily and skirmish with the rebels across the Atchafalaya. The object of this post was simply to hold the rebels iMorganzia by our forces, an outpost, consisting of the Twenty-sixth Indiana, Nineteenth Iowa, and about one hundred and fifty cavalry, under Major Montgomery, has been established some nine or ten miles from this place, in the direction of the Atchafalaya, under the command of Colonel Leake. The cavalry had been posted about two miles in advance of the infantry, with instructions to advance daily and skirmish with the rebels across the Atchafalaya. The object of this post was simply to hold the rebels in check. Yesterday about four thousand five hundred of the enemy, commanded by General Green in person, crossed the Atchafalaya. They then divided into three detachments, and advanced on both flanks of Colonel Leake and the front of Major Montgomery. After skirmishing some <*>me with the Major, they brought a piece of artiller
xhausted Gardner surrenders Dick Taylor surprises Brashear City fighting at Donaldsonville Franklin attacks Sabine Pass, and is beaten off Dana surprised at Morganzia Burbridge surprised near Opelonsas Gen. Banks embarks for the Rio Grande Debarks at Brazes Santiago, and takes Brownsville capture of Aransas Pass and Pass Cconcerning Texas but that of a marine expedition; which was accordingly resolved on. Meantime, a considerable force lad been sent, under Gen. F. J. Herron, to Morganzia, opposite but above Port Hudson, were the Rebels had a vicious habit of taking advantage of tile narrowness and crookedness of the Mississippi to bushwhack oureake and Lt.-Col. Rose. The cavalry escaped with a loss of five men. We had 14 killed and 40 wounded. Gen. N. J. T. Dana had just succeeded Herron in command at Morganzia. In order to mask his intended movement on Texas by sea, Gen. Banks now pushed out a considerable force, under Gen. C. C. Washburne, to Opelousas, which was r
Dahlgren, Col. Ulric, killed in a raid on Richmond, 565. Dallas, Ga., captured by Sherman, 628. Dalton, Ga., captured by Sherman, 626. Dana, Gen. N. J. T., at West Point, Va., 126-7; at Fair Oaks, 146; wounded at Antietam. 209; at Morganzia, La., 346; services in Western Texas, 341; his raid in North Alabama, 695. Davidson, Gen., menaces Little Rock, 451; his raid toward Mobile, 695. Davis, Gen. Jeff. C. (Union), captures Rebel camp and 1,000 prisoners at Milford, Mo., 26; at hio, 40)5; his capture and escape, 407; is killed in East Tennessee, 408. Morgan, Gen. Geo. W., abandons Cumberland Gap, 214; at siege of Vicksburg, 289; at capture of Fort Hindman, 293. Morgan, Major, charges at Pleasant Hill, 543. Morganzia, La., surprised by the Rebels, 340. Morrell, Gen., engaged at Gaines's Mill, 155. Morris Island, Gen. Strong established at, 475; failure to blow up the New Ironsides at, 482. Morris, Gen. L. O., killed at Cold Harbor, 582. Morris, Gen
rtally wounded. Missing Total. 68th U. S. Colored Infantry 10 91 -- 101 76th U. S. Colored Infantry 13 78 -- 91 In addition to the battles heretofore mentioned, colored troops were prominently engaged in the following actions: Morris Island. S. C. James Island, S. C. Liverpool Heights, Miss. Yazoo City, Miss. Pleasant Hill, La. Prairie d'ann, Ark. Poison Springs, Ark. Camden, Ark. Jenkins' Ferry, Ark. Saline River, Ark. Fort Pillow, Tenn. Natural Bridge, Fla. Morganzia, La. Jacksonville, Fla. Brice's X Roads, Miss. Tupelo, Miss. Athens, Ala. Drewry's Bluff, Va. Bermuda Hundred, Va. Dutch Gap, Va. Deep Bottom, Va. Darbytown Road, Va. Hatcher's Run, Va. Fair Oaks, Va. (1864) Saltville, Va. Deveaux Neck, S. C. Boykin's Mills, S. C. Cox's Bridge, N. C. Fort Fisher, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. Spanish Fort, Ala. Fall of Richmond. Appomattox, Va. They rendered effective and meritorious services in many of these engagements, and, in some of the
total, 103. During the Vicksburg campaign it was in Ransom's (2d) Brigade, McArthur's Division, Seventeenth Corps. In the assault on Vicksburg, May 22, 1863, it lost 3 killed, 30 wounded, and 9 missing; Colonel Nevins was among the killed. At Liverpool Heights, February 5, 1864, it lost 4 killed and 9 wounded; at Yazoo City, March 5th, 9 killed, 24 wounded, and 12 missing. In July, 1864, it marched with General Slocum's Expedition against Jackson, Miss. On July 29, 1864, it moved to Morganzia, La., and in March, 1865, it was engaged in the siege operations about Mobile, and in the fighting at Fort Blakely. In April, 1863, the One Hundred and Ninth Illinois was discontinued, and the men, numbering 589 (on the rolls), were transferred to the ranks of the Eleventh. The Eleventh was mustered out July 14, 1865, and the men with unexpired terms of enlistment were transferred to the Eighth and Forty-sixth Regiments, Illinois Infantry. Twelfth Illinois Infantry. Mersy's Brigade
orps. 32 144 62 238 115th Illinois Steedman's Granger's 22 151 10 183 26th Ohio Wood's Twenty-first 27 140 45 212 35th Ohio Brannan's Fourteenth 21 139 27 187 10th Indiana Brannan's Fourteenth 24 136 6 166 10th Kentucky Brannan's Fourteenth 21 134 11 166 1st Wisconsin Baird's Fourteenth 26 121 41 188 74th Indiana Brannan's Fourteenth 22 125 10 157 35th Illinois Davis's Twentieth McCook's Corps. 17 130 13 160 2d Minnesota Brannan's Fourteenth 34 107 51 192 Morganzia, La.             Sept. 29, 1863.             19th Iowa Herron's Thirteenth 10 23 210 243 Blue Springs, Tenn.             Oct. 10, 1863.             45th Pennsylvania Ferrero's Ninth 4 17 -- 21 Including losses at Auburn, Va.Bristoe Station, Va.             Oct. 14, 1863.             126th New York Alex. Hays's Second 6 33 10 49 125th New York Alex. Hays's Second 3 25 8 36 82d New York Webb's Second 7 19 -- 26 64th New York Cald
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington, Chapter 14: the greatest battles of the war — list of victories and defeats — chronological list of battles with loss in each, Union and Confederate. (search)
r, S. C 49 123 167 339 July 18 Assault on Fort Wagner, S. C 246 880 389 1,515 July -- Siege of Fort Wagner, S. C 71 278 9 358 July 13 Donaldsonville, La 56 223 186 465 July 21 Cavalry engagement.Manassas Gap, Va 9 12 8 29 July 23 Wapping Heights, Va 20 83 -- 103 Aug. 1 Cavalry engagement.Brandy Station, Va 21 104 20 145 Aug. 26, 27 Cavalry engagement.White Sulphur Springs, Va 26 125 67 218 Sept. 19, 20 Chickamauga, Ga 1,656 9,749 4,774 16,179 Sept. 29 Morganzia, La 16 45 453 514 Oct. 14 Bristoe Station, Va 50 335 161 546 Oct. 20 Philadelphia, Tenn 7 25 447 479 Oct. 27 Wauhatchie, Tenn 75 300 8 383 Nov. 3 Grand Coteau, La 25 129 562 716 Nov. 6 Droop Mountain, W. Va 30 88 1 119 Nov. 7 Rappahannock Station, Va 83 328 6 417 Nov. 7 Kelly's Ford, Va 6 39 -- 45 Nov. 16 Campbell's Station, Tenn 31 211 74 316 Nov. -- Siege of Knoxville, Tenn 92 393 202 687 Nov. 23-25 Or, Missionary Ridge; Includes Orchard Knob, Nov. 23 (l
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Louisiana, 1863 (search)
er.ILLINOIS--91st and 94th Infantry. MISSOURI--Battery "B" 1st Light Arty. WISCONSIN--20th Infantry. Union loss, 1 killed, 8 wounded. Total, 9. Sept. 8: Action, MorganzaILLINOIS--91st Infantry. MISSOURI--6th Cavalry. Sept. 8: Skirmish, Baton RougeWISCONSIN--4th Cavalry (Detachment). Union loss, 2 killed, 2 missing. Total, 4. Sept. 8-9: Skirmishes, Atchafalaya RiverMISSOURI--6th Cavalry. WISCONSIN--20th Infantry. Sept. 12: Skirmish, Sterling's Plantation, near MorganzaINDIANA--26th Infantry. IOWA--19th Infantry. MISSOURI--Battery "E" 1st Light Arty. Union loss, 3 killed, 3 wounded, 12 missing. Total, 18. Sept. 13-Oct. 2: Scout near Lake PontchartrainCo WISCONSIN--23d Infantry. Sept. 27-29: Exp. from Goodrich's Landing to Bayou Macon(No Reports.) Sept. 29: Action, Sterling's Plantation on Bayou Fordoche, near MorganzaILLINOIS--4th Cavalry; 37th Infantry. INDIANA--26th Infantry. IOWA--19th Infantry. MISSOURI--6th Cavalry (Detachment); Battery "E" 1st Light Arty. Union loss, 16
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