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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 486 0 Browse Search
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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 106 0 Browse Search
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Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 14: in command of the Army of the James. (search)
Davis frustrated advantages of occupying Bermuda hundred noted: Grant and Butler plan its occupati, and an intrenched camp could be made of Bermuda Hundred more impregnable than Fortress Monroe. Iside of the peninsula, which was known as Bermuda Hundred, needed to be fortified and held as a depsurprise City Point and this peninsula of Bermuda Hundred and so hold it as to get around Richmond ke to transport thirty thousand men up to Bermuda Hundred and City Point with all their ammunition Lee, as he afterwards did, at City Point, Bermuda Hundred, and Petersburg. In consultation with to intrench and fortify at City Point and Bermuda Hundred; that our new base was to be established right of the proposed intrenched lines of Bermuda Hundred, which was the highest point ever reachedhite troops of the two corps pushed on to Bermuda Hundred, and by eight o'clock ten thousand men, wry out my instructions, secure my base at Bermuda Hundred, and move as far up the James as possible
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 15: operations of the Army of the James around Richmond and Petersburg. (search)
fight at Drury's Bluff Butler retires to Bermuda hundred according to agreement Beauregard's attalf, of seizing and holding City Point and Bermuda Hundred. To determine advisedly any course of ugh the weak line I had left, and seizing Bermuda Hundred with all its advantages, thus accomplishiore than twenty thousand effective men at Bermuda Hundred. In the meantime General Meigs and Genk from me, my troops being withdrawn from Bermuda Hundred. Those sixteen thousand men under Smit General Smith, and put them in column at Bermuda Hundred to attack Petersburg on the 29th of May. chored at City Point, I turned my boat to Bermuda Hundred, called for the provost guard, and seizedsports and landed at my pontoon bridge at Bermuda Hundred, arriving there on the night of the 14th o have supplied them with ammunition from Bermuda Hundred, or with anything else they needed. And ion to Petersburg. Johnson evacuated the Bermuda Hundred line at dawn on the 16th, and arrived in [6 more...]
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 16: capture of fortifications around Richmond, Newmarket Heights, Dutch Gap Canal, elections in New York and gold conspiracy. (search)
there, and in our front, to hold the position of the Army of the James at Bermuda Hundred,--could be thrown across the river by pontoon bridges, and make a full att same time I ordered General Birney to go with the Tenth Corps across from Bermuda Hundred and join Hancock in an attack upon the enemy in that quarter. The plan way pontoon bridge at Point of Rocks, and then passing over the peninsula of Bermuda Hundred, cross at Deep Bottom on the pontoon bridge there,--rode up to my headquara formal demonstration with Hancock's Second Corps and Birney's Corps from Bermuda Hundred across the James River by the pontoon bridge at Deep Bottom, which, for rese are so much of the Army of the James as can be spared from the lines at Bermuda Hundred and the garrisoned posts on the river — the strength of which forces you kor my headquarters guard, however, and my belongings at my headquarters at Bermuda Hundred, and took possession of a beautiful grove in which the house of a planter
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 18: why I was relieved from command. (search)
irst of which was the remark in his report about your military position at Bermuda Hundred, and the other the matters growing out of the invitation to his family soior with quays and landings for the embarkation of troops at City Point and Bermuda Hundred, report to his general that my army was corked up as if in a bottle so thaask the reader to go back with me for a few moments and look at the map of Bermuda Hundred where the exact configuration, topography, and situation of the peninsula of the Bermuda Hundred is accurately shown. See pp. 659-662. If he will then examine pages 627 and 628 of Chapter XIV., he will find that I met General Grant on the 1st of April, 1864, and with a map of Bermuda Hundred before him explained to him its relation to Petersburg, Richmond, and their vicinage on the James and Appoma actually reflected upon Grant himself. It will also have appeared that Bermuda Hundred, including City Point, was a strategic point where there could be an intre
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 19: observations upon matters connected with the War. (search)
rving in the Army of the James that he was promoted to brigadier-general. He afterwards became major-general commanding a division in the Eighteenth Army Corps, and distinguished himself in action on several occasions. He was detailed from Bermuda Hundred to go over with his division to hold the lines while Grant's troops left them to attack the enemy on the occasion of the explosion of the mine. Finding that there was no movement of the enemy toward the point occupied by his troops, he wentt not to forget the unwearying pains taken to serve me and the faithful endeavor of my two assistant quartermasters, Capt. William H. James at Fortress Monroe, and Capt. George S. Dodge, who was assistant quartermaster during the campaign at Bermuda Hundred. Captain Dodge is deceased. Captain James is an honored business man in Philadelphia. Lieut. Frederick Martin was a volunteer lieutenant on my staff. For gallantry of conduct as well in New Orleans as in the Army of the James, I promote
it did when it failed to drive Lee's army in retreat to the defences of Richmond. I took possession of this camp to be intrenched by a march wholly of my planning and execution, by moving more than thirty thousand men, with their artillery supplies and munitions of war, by water seventy-five miles through the enemy's country in a single day without the loss of a man, and without any knowledge on the part of the rebels of my presence until I was in camp. From that intrenched camp at Bermuda Hundred, on the 15th of July, I captured Petersburg, but lost it through the sloth or incompetency of a corps commander who had a technical military education. With the Army of the James on the 29th of September, I captured Fort Harrison and a line of intrenched works, a strong part of the defences of Richmond, which were held by my colored troops until Richmond was evacuated. I planned, carried out, and constructed the great strategic work, Dutch Gap Canal, which was prevented from being
ur armies after a new base is established. i. e. At Bermuda Hundred. Called City Point in General Grant's and General Hallighteenth and Tenth Army Corps are now being landed at Bermuda Hundred, above the Appomattox. No opposition thus far,--apparress Monroe, May 9, 1864. Major R. S. Davis, A. A. G., Bermuda hundred: Attack on New Berne. After two days fighting the eadquarters Department of Virginia and North Carolina. Bermuda hundred, May 9, 1864. Major-Generals W. F. Smith and Q. A. Giletersburg, and from his present position in advance of Bermuda Hundred. Petersburg and Richmond could be held three days, oriance with these instructions I made the ride from the Bermuda Hundred front to Smith's forces, whom I found were before the es to their senses, and that is to say: I cannot guard Bermuda Hundred and Petersburg both, with my present forces. I have dommanding Department of Virginia and North Carolina at Bermuda Hundred for orders. IV. Subject to the approval of the Pre
s command, 458, 464, 470; reference to, 477, 646, 657; attacks Bermuda Hundred, 665-666; sends men to Lee, 663; attempts to destroy signal stnnings' [old] Georgia Brigade, position near Richmond, 723. Bermuda hundred, position of, 622, 627, 857; occupied on Butler's forces, 640,eports to, 757. Dodge, Capt., Geo. S., faithful services at Bermuda Hundred, 899. Dodge, Colonel, telegram from, 784; prepared to ship rk at Yorktown, 639-640; ordered to join Grant, 671; return to Bermuda Hundred, 685; fail to reach Deep Bottom, 694; assigned to Smith's commt Yorktown, 639; attacked, 649; repulse Beauregard's attack at Bermuda Hundred, 665; seized Deep Bottom, 694; reference, 699; expedition agai 960. Terry, General, reference to, 649; repulses attack at Bermuda Hundred, 672; ordered to reconnoitre Confederate lines, 688; telegram ge, 60. Walker, General, exchanged prisoner, 597; killed at Bermuda Hundred, 665; quoted upon attack on Petersburg, 702. Walker, Edwin