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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Wee Nee volunteers of Williamsburg District, South Carolina, in the First (Hagood's) regiment. (search)
l Hagood was still there and unhurt. The lieutenant went back to his company, and I never saw him again. (He fell at Swift Creek two days afterwards.) Before we reached the railroad the enemy broke and left in confusion. When we reached the tracke 7th of May these two brigades and the artillery fell back towards Petersburg, and before daylight on the 8th crossed Swift Creek. Captain James F. Izler, of Company G, Twenty-fifth South Carolina volunteers, was left in command of the pickets to pew his pickets and rejoined the regiment. On the 9th of May the enemy advanced and took position on the north side of Swift Creek, in front of the Confederates. I am unable to give an account of the desperate reconnoisance led by General Hagood ich fell to the lot of my comrades till our flag was folded forever; but God willed it otherwise. The casualties at Swift Creek on the 9th of May, were as follows: Company A. Killed: Private W. L. Jeter. Wounded: Corporal J. H. Dickerson, sli
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Account of the skirmish at Swift Creek. (search)
eached Meherrin depot and river, a point some fifteen or more miles from Petersburg, where we were met by a train of cars and taken to Petersburg. On the 11th we reached Petersburg; remained there a few hours, drew provisions, marched out in the direction of Richmond and bivouacked on side road. On the 12th, resumed march in the direction of Richmond; had been marching an hour or two when a violent storm arose, succeeded by a remarkably heavy rain; troops were halted just after crossing Swift Creek in direction of Richmond—storm abated. On the Petersburg side of the creek our rear guard was very heavily attacked by some regiments of the Yankee general, Baldy Smith, of Butler's command. My regiment was sent to the creek, and just below the ford, to reinforce our rear guard and to check the enemy. The enemy came up in large force and made a number of efforts to cross the creek, but were as often repulsed; the skirmishing, or rather fighting, along this line was, at times, very heav
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Index. (search)
ic in the South, 293. South Carolina Settlers of, 5, 13; volunteers First regiment infantry. 14, 18, 117, 138, 152, 246; Orr's, 15, 19; Second, 26; Third, at Chickamauga, 377; at Knoxville. 387; casualties in at Walthall's Station, 189; at Swift Creek and Drewry's Bluff, 19; at Clary's Farm, 194; Sixth, 15 16, 17 24; Seventh, 26; losses in battle. 28; Twelfth, 15 19; Thirteenth, 18, 19; Fourteenth, 18. 19; Fifteenth, 18, 19, 131; Seventeenth, 22. 24; Eighteenth, 24; Twenty-first, 152; Twen4. Sullivan's Island, 7, 104. Summers, Hon., Geo. W.. 84. Sumter, Fort, 14, 22, 25, 26, 104, 17, 153, 357. Sumter, Gen Thos., 5, 8, 9, 10, ,2. Sunderland Station, Battle of. 21. Surrender of Lee, 67. Swann, Capt., John, 48, 51, 54. Swift Creek. Skirmish at, 223. Swyford, Capt., 379. Tabb, Col., 398. Tabb, Lt., Geo. E., 92. Taft, killed, Lt. R. M., 192, 193. Talbot, Lt. G. O., 59, 60. Taliaferro, Col., 88. Taliaferro, Gen. W. B., 152, 178, 181. Tappan, Col, 69, 74. Tarif