hide Matching Documents

Browsing named entities in Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans). You can also browse the collection for Greenwood (Mississippi, United States) or search for Greenwood (Mississippi, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

Capts. J. A. Broocks and B. H. Norsworthy, and Lieuts. Adam Adams, P. P. Halley, and J. L. Nance, wounded. Greenwood and Raymond. General Grant, foiled in his previous attempts to flank Vicksburg, landed an army on the Louisiana point opposite, and prepared to gain a lodgment south of the city. Beforehand he caused expeditions to attempt the bayou passages on the north, and the most formidable of these was met by the Second Texas and Waul's legion, with two Mississippi regiments, at Greenwood on the Yazoo. With a cotton-bale battery, these troops defeated two ironclads, mounting 10 and 11 inch guns, supported by a large infantry force. General Loring, reporting the affair, gave earnest praise to Col. T. N. Waul and his men for service in the fortifications, and to Col. Ashbel Smith and his regiment for gallantry and skill in preventing the enemy from turning the right flank. After Grant had landed below Vicksburg and pushed McPherson's corps toward Jackson, it was met at R