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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 138 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 108 6 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 45 3 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 44 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 42 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 40 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 24 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 20 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
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y — six cavalry met, on his own ground, five hundred of the enemy's cavalry, and put him to rout. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, W. D. Sunger, Major Fifty-fifth Illinois. Aid-de-Camp to Gen. W. T. Sherman. To Brig.-Gen. S. A. Hurlbut, Commanding, etc. A correspondent writing from Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn, March twenty-first, gives the following account of this affair: On Sunday last Major Bowman, with about seventy of his battalion, reconnoitred westward, on the road to Purdy, and when about six miles out overhauled and chased a force of the enemy's cavalry, about one hundred strong, killing an officer by the name of W. R. Roper, and wounding several others. Roper is believed to have been a native of South-Carolina, and was in the rebel service at Pensacola, as shown by papers found upon his person. He was shot through the head, and died instantly. In this little encounter the rebels fled without firing a shot; consequently nobody was hurt on our side. The
e, two miles and a half further on the road to Purdy. The Eleventh Indiana, Col. Geo. F. McGinniock, ordering us to march at once to guard the Purdy road at a designated point about two and a halhe others there, to the road which crosses the Purdy road at right angles, near Gen. McArthur's Heaf a field, which lies on the north side of the Purdy road, on the south side of which the enemy hadced, until we were ordered to fall back on the Purdy road, which we did in good order. Lieut.-Col.een immense. We formed in line again on the Purdy road, but the fleeing mass from the left broketery, Capt. Behr commanding, was placed on the Purdy road, in the rear of McDowell's brigade; Taylo to Adamsville, half-way between the river and Purdy, to take position there and resist any attack . On the right, two separate roads lead off to Purdy, and another, a new one, across Snake Creek tor Corinth road and between that and the one to Purdy, lay the remaining brigades of Sherman's divis
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 153.-the Tennessee expedition. (search)
to make a demonstration in the neighborhood of Purdy, a town of about eight hundred inhabitants, twed in the woods, midway between Pittsburgh and Purdy. After an hour's delay Gen. Wallace ordered tc for the night, and the cavalry to proceed to Purdy. The General himself made his headquarters fo all about two thousand, continued its road to Purdy. Col. Dickey, of the Fourth Illinois, was in rproof blankets, but the word was forward! to Purdy! What was hitherto darkness became impenetrabo'clock we came to a halt about two miles from Purdy, Col. Dickey fearing, and very properly, that as given for us to return — not to camp but to Purdy. Many of us received the order with dissatisfstarted back, and in a couple of hours were in Purdy. They were disappointed to learn that about osent a small force to skirmish two miles below Purdy, (there were three thousand rebels at Bethel, bridge was torn up, and the connection between Purdy and Corinth completely destroyed. While the m