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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 13: invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania-operations before Petersburg and in the Shenandoah Valley. (search)
that the Nationals had secured a footing at Deep Bottom, on the north side of the James, and a quicwas at about this time that the lodgment at Deep Bottom was made. Lee sent troops to expel Foster,dan's cavalry, to flank the Confederates at Deep Bottom, and push on toward Chapin's Bluff, a littlcock to attack the Confederates in front of Deep Bottom. Hancock was joined, for the purpose, by tt August 12, it went up the James River to Deep Bottom; but so tardy was the debarkation, that an was the sending of a fleet of vessels up to Deep Bottom on the night of the 16th, to give the impreat least. Birney was to cross the river at Deep Bottom, and Ord at Aiken's Landing, eight miles abo capture the Confederate works in front of Deep Bottom, and gain the New Market road; and Ord was th, the former at Aiken's and the latter at Deep Bottom. Ord pushed along the Varina road at dawn. In the mean time Birney had moved out from Deep Bottom to assail the works on Spring Hill of New M
, 3.454; flight of from Danville, 3.576; capture and imprisonment of, 3.578. Davis, John, heroism displayed by on board the Valley City, 2.175. Decatur, siege of by Hood, 3.417. Declaration of Independence of South Carolina, 1.111. Deep Bottom, lodgment effected at by Gen. Foster, 3.340; movement from against Richmond, 3.351, 353. Defenders of Fort Sumter, names of (note), 1.329. Delaware, loyal sentiment of the people of, 1.198. Devens, Gen., at the battle of Chancellorsvirisoners in, 2.26; movements of the Army of the Potomac against under McClellan, 2.402-2.434; movements against under Keyes and Spear, 3.97; Gen. Butler's plan for the surprise of, 3.287; Kilpatrick's raid against in 1864, 3.288; movement from Deep Bottom against, 3.351, 353; movement of Gens. Ord and Birney against, 3.353; evacuation of, 3.545; conflagration in, 3.546; surrender of to Gen. Weitzel, 3.549; rejoicings at the fall of, 3.550; visit of President Lincoln to after the surrender, 3.56
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 40: (search)
nches, and making a demonstration against General Foster's front. The gun-boats were brought into requisition. and the Agawam, Commander A. C. Rhind, and the Mendota, Commander E. T. Nichols, shelled the enemy's works for some time, rendering very effective service in connection with General Hancock's military operations. The following night, in view of the military movements ordered by General Grant, all the troops, except General Foster's original command, were ordered to move from Deep Bottom, under cover of the gun-boats. Here, again, General Grant had an opportunity of utilizing the Navy. As an instance of the activity of the Confederates in presence of the strong forces of the Federals, which almost enveloped them, on August 3d they established a 6-gun rifled 12-pounder battery at Wilcox's Wharf, and opened fire on passing transports. The firing being heard on board the Miami, Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant G. W. Graves, that vessel pushed ahead and engaged the battery, w
s. On our right, Gen. Butler had been directed to throw a pontoon-bridge over the James to Deep Bottom, north of his stronghold at Bermuda Hundreds; which he did skillfully and without loss; Brig.-Gen. Foster, with a brigade of the 10th corps, taking post at Deep Bottom, only 10 miles from Richmond, and very near its southward defenses at Howlett's. Gen. Sheridan, who, with his cavalry, hauarters, but serving to accelerate also the movement of troops. Foster's fortified post at Deep Bottom, threatening an attack on Richmond, while easily strengthened from Bermuda Hundreds, disquiettly transferred the 2d corps from his extreme left to his extreme right, across the James, at Deep Bottom, July 26-7. he directed Hancock to turn the enemy's advance position, while Foster should nks. Once more, Hancock was impelled Aug. 12. against the front of the Rebel left, facing Deep Bottom; his depleted corps being strengthened by the 10th, now led by Birney, and by Gregg's divisio
Charlestown, Tenn., 622. Charlestown, Va., 396. Chattanooga. Tenn., 638. Cherbourg, France, 646. Chesterfield Br., Va., 577. Clinch's Station, Tenn., 283. Coffeeville, Miss., 286. Columbia, Ark., 551. Columbus, Ga., 719. Congaree River, S. C., 699. Coosawhatchie, S. C., 463. Cosby Creek, Tenn., 623. Cumberland Gap,Tenn.,430. Cynthiana. Ky., 624. Dabney's Mill. Va., 726. Dam No. 1, York R., Va.,112. Dandridge. Tenn., 623. Deatonsville, Va., 740. Decatur, Ala., 678. Deep Bottom, Va., 589. Donaldsonville. La., 338. Dover, Tenn., 283. Droop Mountain, Va., 404. Dublin Station. W. Va., 600. Egypt, Miss., 695. Elizabethtown, Ky., 283. Emmnitsburg Road, Md.,389. Falling Waters, Md., 392. Falmouth, Va, 352. Farmington, Tenn., 433. Fayetteville, Ark., 448. do. (Curtis's), 561. Fayetteville, Ga., 633. Fort Blunt, I. T., 449. Fort De Russy, La., 537. Fort Gibson, I. T., 454 Fort Gilmer, Va., 593. Fort Gregg, Va., 734. Fort Harrison, Va., 593.
Gettysburg 3,063 14,492 5,435 4.7 Vicksburg Campaign 1,514 7,395 453 4.8 Port Hudson 707 3,336 319 4.7 Rappahannock Station 83 328 6 3.9 Fort Wagner (July 18) 246 880 389 3.5 Mine Run 173 1,099 381 6.3 Missionary Ridge 752 4,713 349 6.2 Wilderness 2,246 12,037 3,383 5.3 Spotsylvania 2,725 13,416 2,258 4.9 North Anna and 591 2,734 661 4.6 Totopotomoy Cold Harbor and 1,844 9,077 1,816 4.9 Bethesda Church Petersburg, June 15-18 1,688 8,513 1,185 5.0 Deep Bottom 327 1,851 721 5.6 Atlanta Campaign 4,423 22,822 4,442 5.1 Opequon 697 3,983 338 5.7 Cedar Creek 644 3,430 1,591 5.3 21 Minor Engagements 835 4,597 461 5.5   Total 34,532 168,777 41,786 4.8 Included in the Captured and missing are many wounded men, also a large number of killed. Their relative proportion cannot be ascertained, but it probably would not differ enough from the usual ratio to change the average to any extent. In the preceding table the losses at
's 225 32 14+ 13th Michigan Chickamauga T. J. Wood's 217 26 11+ 16th Michigan Gettysburg Barnes's 218 29 13+ 17th Michigan Spotsylvania Willcox's 226 30 13+ 22d Michigan Chickamauga Steedman's 584 88 15+ 24th Michigan Gettysburg Wadsworth's 496 94 18+ 1st Minnesota Gettysburg Gibbon's 262 75 28+ 12th Missouri Vicksburg (May 22) Steele's 360 39 10+ 2d New Hampshire Manassas Hooker's 332 37 11+ 2d New Hampshire Gettysburg Humphreys's 354 48 13+ 3d New Hampshire Deep Bottom Terry's 198 28 14+ 5th New Hampshire Fredericksburg Hancock's 303 In Hancock's official report, the number engaged is stated at 303; but, Colonel Cross in his official report says that he took into action 19 Commissioned Officers and 247 bayonets. 51 16+ 5th New Hampshire Gettysburg Caldwell's 177 34 19+ 5th New Hampshire Cold Harbor Barlow's 577 69 11+ 6th New Hampshire Manassas Reno's 450 68 15+ 7th New Hampshire Fort Wagner Seymour's 480 77 16+ 9th New Hampshire
McKeen, 81st Pennsylvania, Cold Harbor. Colonel Frank A. Haskell, 36th Wisconsin, Cold Harbor. Colonel Jeremiah C. Drake, 112th New York, Cold Harbor. Colonel Richard Byrnes, Mortally wounded. 28th Massachusetts, Irish Brigade. Cold Harbor. Colonel Patrick Kelly, 88th New York, Irish Brigade. Petersburg. Colonel William Blaisdell, 11th Massachusetts, Petersburg. Colonel Simon H. Mix, 3d New York Cavalry, Petersburg. Colonel Calvin A. Craig, 105th Pennsylvania, Deep Bottom. Colonel Nathan T. Dushane, 1st Maryland, Weldon Railroad. Colonel Joseph Thoburn, Thoburn commanded a division during the entire Shenandoah campaign, and was in command of it at the time of his death. 1st West Virginia, Cedar Creek. Colonel Louis Bell, 4th New Hampshire, Fort Fisher. In each regiment there were officers whose duties did not require that they should go into action — the Chaplain, the Quartermaster, and the Surgeons. Although they had no tactical positio
. 68th U. S. Colored Infantry 10 91 -- 101 76th U. S. Colored Infantry 13 78 -- 91 In addition to the battles heretofore mentioned, colored troops were prominently engaged in the following actions: Morris Island. S. C. James Island, S. C. Liverpool Heights, Miss. Yazoo City, Miss. Pleasant Hill, La. Prairie d'ann, Ark. Poison Springs, Ark. Camden, Ark. Jenkins' Ferry, Ark. Saline River, Ark. Fort Pillow, Tenn. Natural Bridge, Fla. Morganzia, La. Jacksonville, Fla. Brice's X Roads, Miss. Tupelo, Miss. Athens, Ala. Drewry's Bluff, Va. Bermuda Hundred, Va. Dutch Gap, Va. Deep Bottom, Va. Darbytown Road, Va. Hatcher's Run, Va. Fair Oaks, Va. (1864) Saltville, Va. Deveaux Neck, S. C. Boykin's Mills, S. C. Cox's Bridge, N. C. Fort Fisher, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. Spanish Fort, Ala. Fall of Richmond. Appomattox, Va. They rendered effective and meritorious services in many of these engagements, and, in some of them, sustained serious losses
Harbor assault on Petersburg, June 18th Jerusalem Road Strawberry Plains Deep Bottom Ream's Station Poplar Spring Church Boydton Road Hatcher's Run Siege of less than at a previous date. The corps recrossed the James, and fought at Deep Bottom, July 26th, and again on August 14th; then, having returned to the lines aro Harbor Bermuda Hundred Ware Bottom Church Petersburg Strawberry Plains Deep Bottom Chaffin's Farm New Market Road Darbytown Road Charles City Road Fair Oaeral David B. Birney, crossed the James and became engaged with the enemy at Deep Bottom, General Terry's division taking a prominent part in this action. The casuammand had fought with honor at the Petersburg Assault, the Mine Explosion at Deep Bottom, Chaffin's Farm, Fort Gilmer, Darbytown Road, and Fair Oaks. Cavalry Corp 738 624 1,512 Wilson's Raid, Va., June 22-30, 1864 71 262 1,119 1,452 Deep Bottom, Weldon Railroad, Reams' Station, Petersburg, etc., Va., August 1-30, 1864 6
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