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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., General Grant on the siege of Petersburg. (search)
he Fifth Corps, with the cavalry in advance and covering our left flank, forced a passage of Hatcher's Run, and moved up the south side of it toward the South Side Railroad, until the Second Corps and part of the cavalry reached the Boydton plank-road where it crosses Hatcher's Run. At this point we were six miles distant from the South Side Railroad, which I had hoped by this movement to reachGeneral Hancock I returned to my headquarters. Soon after I left the enemy moved out across Hatcher's Run, in the gap between Generals Hancock and Warren, which was not closed as reported, and made ing any considerable force to send south. By the 7th of February our lines were extended to Hatcher's Run, and the Weldon Railroad had been destroyed to Hicksford. . . . Among the movements on thiled to organize the Veteran Corps),--which resulted in extending the Union intrenchments to Hatcher's Run, after some severe fighting with the troops of A. P. Hill and Gordon.--editors. After th
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Five Forks and the pursuit of Lee. (search)
ont of Petersburg, Ord extending to the intersection of Hatcher's Run and the Vaughan road, Humphreys stretching beyond Dabnes, which were near the crossing of the Vaughan road and Hatcher's Run. The general was becoming apprehensive lest the infantser was placed just in rear of the center as a reserve, Hatcher's Run intervening between him and our line. Everything contieft flank, swept it away, and before Rosser could cross Hatcher's Run the position at the Forks was seized and held, and an aretard such an advance. . . . I remained in position on Hatcher's Run, near Five Forks, during the night, and was joined by tMunford's division on the left, and Rosser's in rear of Hatcher's Run to guard the trains. I rode to the front in company wiheridan in person, and was ordered to strike out toward Hatcher's Run, then move west and get possession of the Ford road in his troops had just captured the enemy's works south of Hatcher's Run, and this news was added to the tidings which the gener
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)
distance along its line, in the vicinity of its passage of a stream called Hatcher's Run. These works also constituted defenses for the Southside railroad, which ts cavalry division well to its left, should swing round to the west side of Hatcher's Run, sweep across the Boydton road, and seize the Southside railway. These mas repulsed; whereupon Warren, according to arrangement, proceeded to cross Hatcher's Run in an attempt to turn the Confederate flank and gain its rear. In the meanmed him that a division of Warren's corps was making its way to the west of Hatcher's Run, with instructions to form a connection with the Second Corps, and open they sending Crawford's division, supported by one of Ayres's brigades, across Hatcher's Run, at Armstrong's mill, with instructions to move up that stream in the direcisolated force before the remainder of the Army of the Potomac should cross Hatcher's Run. Heth moved so stealthily, that the first intimation of his presence was g
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 20: Peace conference at Hampton Roads.--the campaign against Richmond. (search)
rried the works, and uncovered the ford of Hatcher's Run to the safe passage of the troops. In thi, finally, toward evening, pressed back to Hatcher's Run. Ayres was struck on the flank soon aftere left seized New ground, was now built to Hatcher's Run. All was quiet now, for some time, exceptan southwest-ward from Petersburg, crossed Hatcher's Run at the Boydton plank road, see map on p Creek (which is formed by the junction of Hatcher's Run and Gravelly Creek), and soon turning to td along the Quaker road. Humphreys passed Hatcher's Run by the Vaughan road, four miles above Warrfrom right to left, from the Appomattox to Hatcher's Run. Sheridan, at the close of the battle, hacted to push northward up the Ford road to Hatcher's Run, supported by McKenzie's cavalry. Wright,k road, where he turned to the left toward Hatcher's Run, and, pressing vigorously along the rear o designated, drove the Confederates across Hatcher's Run, and pursued them sharply to Sutherland's [8 more...]
Gen. French, 3.75. Harris, Gov. I. G., disloyal action of in Tennessee, 1.199; flight of from Nashville, 2.231. Harrisburg, Gen. Banks at, 2.390; approach of Confederate troops to, 3.53. Harrisonburg, skirmish near, 2.395. Harrison's Landing, Army of the Potomac at, 2.435; visit of President Lincoln to, 2.442. Hart, Peter, accompanies Mrs. Anderson to Fort Sumter, 1.138. Hartsville, b<*>e of, 2.541; repulse of Marmaduke at, 3.212. Hatchee River, battle of, 2.523. Hatcher's Run, extension of Grant's line to, 3.535. Hatteras Inlet, expedition against the forts at, 2.106; the Burnside expedition at, 2.168. Hatteras Island, sufferings of the Twentieth Indiana regiment on, 2.109. Havana, reception of Mason and Slidell at, 2.154. Hawes, Richard, made provisional governor of Kentucky by Bragg and Kirby Smith, 2.507. Hayne, Mr., Commissioner to Washington from South Carolina, 1.285. Hazard, Commander S. F., in the Burnside expedition, 2.167. Hazen
to the Weldon railroad Wilson's and Kautz's expensive raid to Burkesville Butler pontoons the James Sheridan fights on the Peninsula miles carries an outpost at deep Bottom Burnside's Mine Hancock on our left, Gregg on our right, advance, and are both worsted Warren seizes and holds the Weldon railroad Hill defeats Hancock at Reams's Station Warren advances to and over the Squirrel level road Butler assaults and carries Fort Harrison field fails to retake it Meade advances to Hatcher's Run Egan routs Heth Hancock repels Wade Hampton Hancock retires losses of the campaign criticisms. Hon. E. B. Washburne, of Illinois--the townsman and zealous friend of Gen. Grant--having proposed Dec. 14, 1863. the revival of the grade of Lieutenant-General of our armies, hitherto accorded to George Washington alone (Gen. Scott being such only by brevet), the House, not without considerable hesitation, assented ; Feb. 1, 1864. after negativing, by the emphatic vote of 117 to 1
Xxxiv. Fall of Richmond--end of the War.—Grant-Lee — Sheridan. Grant passive Rebel attempt to arm negroes Warren's advance to the Meherrin raid of the Rebel gunboats fight at Dabney's Mill our left on Hatcher's Run Rosser's raid to Beverly capture of Kelly and Crook Sheridan up the Valley Annihilates Early at Waynesboroa captures Charlottesville Fa is to Cross the James above Richmond crosses below, and reaches Grant Gordon surprises Fort Steedman is repulsed at Fort Haskell surrender of 2,000 Rebels Meade counter-assaults Grant directs a General advance by our left Griffin's fight at the White Oak road Sheridan advances to five Forks falls back to Dinwiddie C. H. Lee strikes Warren heavily is successful, but finally stopped Sheridan again pushed back to Dinwiddie C. H. repels his assailants Warren hurried to his support Rebels recoil Sheridan again advances to five Forks, and attacks Warren's corps ordered to strike enemy's left flank combined
Tex., 322. Gettysburg, Pa., 373. Glendale (or White Oak Swamp Br.), Va., 161. Guntown, Miss., 621. Hanover C. H., Va., 141. Harper's Ferry, Va., 199. Hatcher's Run, Va., 595. Helena, Ark., 320. Iuka, Miss., 223. Jackson, Miss., 306, Second do., 317. James Island. S. C., 461. Jonesboroa, Ga., 635. Kenesaw Mountaiaff, with 3,000 men and 30: guns. at Spottsylvania, 571-2; at Cold Harbor, 580 to 582; north of the James, 589; his fight at Reams's Station, 593; advances to Hatcher's Run, 595. Hanover Court House, Va., fight at, 141-2. Hanson, Gen. Roger W., Ky. (Rebel), killed at Stone River, 282. Hardee, Gen., commands a corps under fails to carry out his instructions and is relieved from command, 175; commands King's division at South Mountain, 197; is wounded, 198; at Nashville, 684. Hatcher's Run, Hancock advances to, 595. Hatton, Gen. Robt. (Rebel), killed, 158. Hawes, Richard, appointed Rebel Provisional Governor of Kentucky, 217. Hawkins, C
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
ation Poplar Spring Church Boydton Road Hatcher's Run Siege of Petersburg White Oak Road Suthrg Weldon Railroad Poplar Spring Church Hatcher's Run Dabney's Mills Gravelly Run White Oak Rebruary 5th, 1865, it was again engaged at Hatcher's Run (Dabney's Mills), with a loss of 1,319 killroad Poplar Spring Church Boydton Road Hatcher's Run Fort Stedman Fall of Petersburg. A wa Bermuda Hundred Fort Fisher Petersburg Hatcher's Run, March 30th; Fort Gregg Rice's Station Fmattox Rivers, and joined the main army at Hatcher's Run, where they participated in the prelminarys campaign, March 29th to April 9th,--from Hatcher's Run to Appomattox — the Twenty-fourth Corps lo Bermuda Hundred Fort Fisher Petersburg Hatcher's Run Fort Gregg Fall of Richmond Rice's Statand — on its march from the James River to Hatcher's Run, Kautz‘ (1st) Division remaining in the deoro New Market Tom's Brook Cedar Creek Hatcher's Run Newtown Rood's Hill Darbytown Road Bel[1 more...
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