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teamer Hazel Dell at Caseyville, Kentucky. An expedition of armed boats from the blockading fleet at Apalachicola, Florida, proceeded up the Apalachicola River, and, after a sharp contest with a rebel force, drove them back and captured a schooner laden with cotton preparatory to running the blockade. Upon returning, the expedition was fired upon by a party of rebels at Apalachicola, when the town was shelled and set on fire.--(Doc. 36.) A skirmish took place in the vicinity of Carsville, Virginia, between a company of the Seventh Pennsylvania cavalry, under the command of Lieutenant Williams, and a force of rebels in ambush, resulting in the killing and wounding of several of the Nationals.--Acting Master Frederick Crocker, of the United States steamer Kensington, made an expedition from Sabine Pass, Texas, up the river, and destroyed the large railroad bridge at Taylor's Bayou, put to flight a body of rebels, and burned their encampment and two rebel schooners.--(Doc. 7.)
e command of Colonel Davis, and a body of rebel troops, resulting in a rout of the latter with great slaughter. After the fight, Colonel Davis advanced on Camp Moore, which he burned, together with the railroad depot and bridge, and a great quantity of property.--New Orleans Era. William Corbin and T. P. Graw, found guilty of enlisting for the rebel service within the National lines, were executed at Johnson's Island, near Sandusky, Ohio.--The rebel schooner Royal Yacht, was captured by the bark W. G. Anderson.--The rebels captured two small steamboats in the Dismal Swamp Canal, N. C.--The ship Crown Point, in latitude 7° south, longitude 34° west, was captured and burned by the rebel privateer Florida. Several desperate infantry fights took place to-day in the vicinity of Carrsville and Suffolk, Va., between the National forces under the command of General Peck, and large bodies of reel troops, in which both parties suffered severely, without gaining any material advantag
command of Major R. G. Ward, on a foraging expedition near Sherwood, Mo., were attacked by a gang of two hundred rebel guerrillas, under the leadership of Colonel Livingston. Under the inspiration of Major Ward, the Union party rallied together and fought desperately, falling back until the survivors reached their camp, six miles from the place where the fight commenced. Of the white men, two were killed, four wounded, and two were taken prisoners, twelve escaping. Fifteen of the colored troops were killed, two captured, and fifteen escaped, all but one of whom were wounded. Haines's Bluff, on the Yazoo River, having been evacuated by the rebels, was occupied by the National forces, under Admiral Porter.--(Doc. 194.) A serious mistake occurred at a point between Carrsville and Deserted House, Va., in which two bodies of National troops fired into each other, and killed three men and wounded four, belonging to the One Hundred and Seventieth regiment of New York volunteers.
W. battles. K. & M. W. Deserted House, Va. 1 Cold Harbor, Va. 54 Suffolk, Va. 3 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 18 Carrsville, Va. 1 Chaffin's Farm, Va. 14 Black's Island, S. C. 1 Darbytown Road, Va., Oct. 27, 1864 11 Fort Wagner, S. C. 2 Hase killed by the explosion of the magazine, the day after the fort was captured39 Present, also, at Edenton Road; Carrsville; Blackwater; Zuni; Nansemond; South Anna; Drewry's Bluff; Darbytown Road; Wilmington. notes.--Organized at Troy, N. eviously included), 48. battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W. Suffolk, Va. 2 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 11 Carrsville, Va. 1 Weldon Railroad, Va., June 22, 1864 6 Spotsylvania, Va., May 18, 1864 12 Deep Bottom, Va. 3 North Anna, Va. k, Va., April 3, 1863 1 Suffolk, Va., April 15, 1863 2 Staunton Bridge, June 27, 1864 3 Andersonville Prison 1 Carrsville, Va., May 17, 1863 1 Fair Oaks, Va., Sept. 29, 1864 1 Place unknown 9 notes.--The Eleventh was raised originally as
Doc. 57.-action near Franklin, Va. in the field of Albert Johnson, two miles from Carsville, Va., December 2, 1862. Yesterday afternoon, a force of three thousand, including one section of Howard's battery, two sections of the Seventh Massachusetts battery, the Eleventh Pennsylvania cavalry, and five regiments of infantry — the Ohio Sixty-second, Illinois Thirty-ninth, Pennsylvania One Hundred and Third, New-York One Hundred and Thirtieth, and Massachusetts Sixth--all under command ofin. Indications of rebel forces were seen during the day on our side of the Blackwater, and their pickets were chased by the scouts of the Eleventh. Soon after sunrise, this morning, the whole force reached Beaver Dam Church, two miles beyond Carsville, and three miles short of Franklin, when the videttes brought in the exciting news that a squad of our pickets, some dozen in number, had boldly charged on a large rebel force of cavalry and a battery, at a point a mile or so beyond, toward Fra
dly skedaddling rebels was overtaken, and another sharp engagement between the infantry took place about two miles from Carrsville. Night coming on, it was not deemed expedient to make further pursuit, and the enemy was allowed to make his way to ththe advantages of the fight were all in our favor. The following is a copy of General Pryor's official despatch: Carrsville, Isle of Wight, January 30, 1863. Brigadier-General Colson, Petersburgh, Va.: General: This morning, at four o'clock held our position, but the enemy not advancing and showing no disposition to renew the fight, General Pryor retired to Carrsville, eight miles from the Blackwater River, where he remained undisturbed at last accounts. The following are all the cas from the lodgment of a ball, which it was found impossible to remove. Gen. Pryor now occupies a strong position at Carrsville, and is prepared for the enemy, let him come in any force he may. General Pryor's address. headquarters forces on B
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Virginia, 1862 (search)
NNSYLVANIA--103d Infantry. Oct. 9: Skirmish, AldieWEST VIRGINIA--3d Cavalry (Detachment). Oct. 13: Operations about Paris, Snickersville an Middleburg(No Reports.) Oct. 15: Skirmish, SuffolkPENNSYLVANIA--11th Cavalry. Oct. 15: Skirmish near CarrsvilleNEW YORK--7th Cavalry (1 Co.). Oct. 16: Skirmish, CharlestownMINNESOTA--1st Infantry. RHODE ISLAND--Battery "A" 1st Light Arty. UNITED STATES--1st, 2d, 5th and 6th Cavalry; Battery "E" 4th Arty. Union loss, 1 killed, 8 wounded. Total, 9. Oct. nfantry. Union loss, 1 killed, 3 wounded, 2 missing. Total, 6. Nov. 16: Affair, United States FordNEW YORK--10th Cavalry (Co. "H"). Union loss, 18 missing. Nov. 17: Action, FalmouthNEW YORK--Battery "B" 1st Light Arty. Nov. 17: Skirmish near CarrsvilleNEW YORK--7th Cavalry (1st M. R.). Nov. 18: Skirmish, FranklinNEW YORK--7th Cavalry (1st M. R.). Nov. 19: Skirmish, PhilomontPENNSYLVANIA--8th Cavalry. Nov. 21: Affair, FredericksburgSurrender demanded by Gen. Franklin. Nov. 22: Skirmish nea
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Virginia, 1863 (search)
rmish, Berry's FerryNEW YORK--1st Cavalry (Detachment). May 16: Action, Piedmont StationPENNSYLVANIA--13th Cavalry (Detachment). WEST VIRGINIA--3d Cavalry (Cos. "D," "E"). Union loss, 2 killed May 17: Skirmish near Providence ChurchNEW YORK--99th Infantry. WISCONSIN--19th Infantry. May 17: Skirmish, Scott's MillsNEW YORK--7th Cavalry (1st M. R.). May 17: Skirmish near DumfriesPENNSYLVANIA--3d Cavalry (Detachment). Union loss, 2 killed, 3 wounded, 3 missing. Total, 8. May 18: Skirmish, CarrsvilleNEW YORK--170th Infantry. Union loss, 3 killed, 4 wounded. Total, 7. May 19-22: Expedition from Gloucester Point into Matthews CountyDELAWARE--4th Infantry (Detachment). NEW YORK--2d Cavalry; Battery "H," 1st Arty.; 169th Infantry (Detachments). May 20: Skirmish, Foster's PlantationINDIANA--13th Infantry. May 20-21: Skirmish, LancasterILLINOIS--8th Cavalry. May 20-26: Operations in Northern Neck, in King George, Westmoreland, Richmond, Northumberland, Lancaster and Middlesex CountiesILL
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Massachusetts Volunteers. (search)
duty there till September 29. MoVed to Suffolk September 29-October 2, and duty there till June, 1863. Expedition from Suffolk December 1-3, 1862. Action on the Blackwater, near Franklin, December 2. Action at Deserted House, Va., January 30, 1863, and at Franklin on the Blackwater March 17. Siege of Suffolk April 11-May 4. Actions at Blackwater April 12 and 14. Somerton Road April 15. Providence Church Road May 3. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Expedition to Carrsville May 13-17. Holland House May 15-16. At Portsmouth till June. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Expedition from White House to South Anna River July 1-7. South Anna Bridge July 4. March to Fort Monroe July 5-14, thence to Portsmouth July 15. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 20-22, and duty at Camp Marshall till August 18. Moved to Alexandria, thence to New York August 18-21. Duty in New York during draft troubles till September 11. Moved to Washington, D
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, New York Volunteers. (search)
Blackwater Bridge and Zuni November 14. Zuni Bridge November 15. Near Carrsville November 17. Franklin November 18. Zuni November 25. South Quay Decey 3. Lake Drummond May 4. Blackwater Bridge May 12. Near Suffolk and Carrsville May 16. Scott's Mills May 17. Near Blackwater, Windsor Road, May 18. Siege of Suffolk raised May 4. Expedition to Blackwater June 12-18. Carrsville June 16. Blackwater June 17. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. eaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26. Blackwater May 12. Holland House, Carrsville, May 15-16. Carrsville May 18. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7.Carrsville May 18. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Moved to Washington, D. C., July 12. Duty in and about that city and guard duty on the Orange & Alexandria Railroad till May, 1864. Ordered to join Army of 4. Operations on Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad May 12-26. Holland House, Carrsville, May 15-16. Dix's Peninsula Campaign June 24-July 7. Moved to Washingto
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