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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 1 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
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, five were wounded, among whom was First Lieut. Charles M. Everett. In closing this report, unavoidably somewhat imperfect, I cannot forbear bearing my testimony to the gallantry and good conduct of every arm of your whole force. Each did well, and I share in the just pride which their valor has inspired in you as their successful commander. I have the honor to be, your obedient servant, John A. Mcclernand, Brigadier-General Commanding. Report of Captain Ezra Taylor. camp Lyon, Mo., November 28, 1861. Gen. U. S. Grant, Commanding Department S. E. Missouri: sir: I have to report the following casualties, etc., during the expedition and fight which occurred at Belmont yesterday. Three men were seriously wounded: first sergeant Chas. M. Everett, musket shot in head; sergeant David F. Chase, shot in the arm; private Geo. Q. White, lost right hand and badly wounded in the face. Slightly wounded--privates C. R. Van Horn and Wm. De Wolf. Horses lost--three shot on th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Carr, Eugene Asa 1830- (search)
Carr, Eugene Asa 1830- Military officer; born in Concord, N. Y., March 20, 1830; was graduated at West Point in 1850. As. a member of mounted rifles, he was engaged in Indian warfare in New Mexico, Texas, and the West; and in 1861 served under Lyon, in Missouri, as colonel of Illinois cavalry. He commanded a division in the battle at Pea Ridge (q. v.), and was severely wounded. He was made a brigadier-general of volunteers in 1862. He commanded a division in the battle at Port Gibson (q. v.) and others preceding the capture of Vicksburg; also in the assaults on that place. He assisted in the capture of Little Rock, Ark., and the defences of Mobile. He was retired as brigadier-general and brevet major-general U. S. A. in 1893.
The War Department is in the receipt of dispatches from Western Virginia, confirming in part current newspaper reports of General Tyler's alleged recent victory over the army of Henry A. Wise. These dispatches speak in general terms of our having gained a considerable advantage in the affair, but do not state particulars concerning it. Another portion of Gen. Rosencranz' army, under Gen. Cox, is on the way to intercept Wise's retreat. Cries for help. It is said that Gen. Lyon, in Missouri, and Gen. Rosencranz, in Western Virginia, have both importuned the Government for immediate reinforcements. How the Government is to supply them, is the question, as Butler is calling for more men at Fortress Monroe; Banks is in similar need, and the "defence of the Capital" must not be neglected. The Confederate Army in Virginia. One of the New York papers has the following from Virginia: "Information has been received here of a reliable character, that since the affa