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Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 14 12 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 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 11 9 Browse Search
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ed to the same place. Lexington, Ky., was entered and occupied by the rebel forces under Gen. E. Kirby Smith. The Union troops evacuated the place a few hours previous, and fell back to Covington.--Natchez, Miss., was shelled by the Union gunboats. Yesterday the rebels commenced an attack upon the National forces at Stevenson, Ala., which continued until to-day, when the rebels retired with a severe loss. The fight was brought on by the National forces, which had just evacuated Huntsville, and were on their way to Nashville, Tenn. The batteries engaged were Simonton's Ohio and one section of Loomis's Michigan regiments. They were supported by the Tenth Wisconsin and Thirteenth Michigan regiments.--Cincinnati Times, September 6. A severe engagement took place at Chantilly, near Fairfax Court-House, Va., between the Union army under Gen. Pope, and the rebel forces under Generals Jackson, Ewell and Hill. The battle lasted for nearly an hour, the rebels being driven back
the parties addressed to aid Mr. Smith, and all others seeking for this object, as much as possible.--A Union meeting was held in Beaufort, N. C. Patriotic speeches were made, and resolutions indorsing President Lincoln's proclamation liberating the slaves of rebels, were passed. The Union army under General Schofield, left Pea Ridge, Ark., last evening, in pursuit of the rebels retreating through that State. One portion of the Union army under General Schofield, taking the road toward Huntsville, and the other under General Blunt going toward Maysville, on the boundary line between Arkansas and the Indian Nation.--(Doc. 12.) A skirmish took place at Woodville, Tenn., between the Second Illinois cavalry, under the command of Major John J. Mudd, and a party of rebel guerrillas under Haywood, resulting in a complete rout of the latter, leaving in the hands of the Unionists forty of their number as prisoners, a wagon-load of arms, a large number of saddles, and about one hundred
November 11. Yesterday a skirmish took place near Huntsville, Tenn., between a band of rebel guerrillas and a detachment of the Huntsville Home Guard, under Captain Duncan, resulting in a rout of the rebels with a loss of four killed and several wounded; the Home Guard sustaining no loss whatever. To-day the rebels crossed the Cumberland Mountains, committing many depredations on their route, and made their way to Jacksboro, Tenn. Great excitement existed at Chambersburgh, Pa., it having been reported that the rebels were in Mercersburgh, and on their march for the former place.--The One Hundred and Fifty-sixth regiment of New York volunteers, under the corn mand of Colonel Erastus Cooke, left Kingston for the seat of war.--Lieutenant Johnson, of the Seventeenth regiment of Kentucky, was dismissed the service of the United States.--A fight took place near Lebanon, Tenn., between a party of National cavalry, under the command of Kennett and Wolford, and the rebels under Mo
States, by the aid of the military.--Edwin Hides and Henry Light, at York, England, were sentenced to imprisonment for counterfeiting the circulating notes of the United States.--the battle of Elk Creek, Kansas, was fought this day, by the National forces under General Blunt, and the rebels under General Cooper.--(Docs. 100 and 109.) The cavalry battle near Shepherdstown, Va., was fought this day. (Doc. 145 1/2.)--Major-General Stanley, in command of the National forces, entered Huntsville, Alabama, without opposition, capturing six hundred horses, two hundred of them having contraband riders.--many of the most prominent and influential lawyers of the cities of Brooklyn and New York, sensible of the wrongs inflicted during the late riots upon the colored inhabitants of these cities and vicinity, offered their professional advice and assistance, free of charge, to aid such persons in recovering compensation for the damages inflicted upon them by riotors. --Corinth, Miss., was oc
March 13. A Union meeting was held at Huntsville, Alabama, at which resolutions were passed deprecating the action of the South, and calling upon the Governor of the State to convene the Legislature, that it might call a convention to provide some mode for the restoration of peace and the rights and liberties of the people. Speeches were made by Jere Clemens and D. C. Humphreys in support of the resolutions. General Butler, learning that the Fifth and Ninth Virginia cavalry, with a large force of armed citizens, were in the vicinity of King and Queen Court-House, immediately despatched an expedition from Yorktown under command of General Wistar, with which General Kilpatrick and a portion of his command essayed to cooperate. This rebel force was ascertained to be one thousand two hundred strong, and the same that ambushed and killed Colonel Dahlgren. General Kilpatrick left Gloucester Point on Tuesday night, March eighth, in charge of the cavalry, and was ordered to s
April 11. At Huntsville, Alabama, a caisson of Croswell's Illinois battery exploded, killing instantly privates Jacob Englehart, John Olsin, Wm. Humphrey, David Roach, Wm. Mattison, and Horace Allen, and wounding George Barnes, and Wm. Regan. Several of the bodies of the killed were blown to atoms, and portions were found five hundred feet distant. The horses attached to the caisson were killed. The railroad depot was badly shattered. One citizen had his thigh broken, and several others were slightly injured.--last night a gang of guerrillas burned two houses, and stole several horses on the Kentucky side of the river, opposite Cairo, Ill.--the Mexican schooner Juanita, while attempting to evade the blockade, was captured and destroyed by the steamer Virginia, off San Luis Pass, Texas.--the schooner Three Brothers was captured in the Homasassa River, by the National vessel Nita.
Doc. 140.-expedition to Huntsville, Ala. Winchester, Tenn., July 23. On the twenty-third, Major-General Stanley, manding the cavalry, returned from his expedition to Huntsville, Alabama. The object of the raid was to collect as many negrrduous march the column on the evening following entered Huntsville, leaving General.Turchin's division to guard the train aing the advance, proclaimed to the citizens, on entering Huntsville, that the command had no provisions, and that to all thooty, turned into Uncle Sam. Colonel Galbraith reached Huntsville by way of Athens, with two hundred horses and mules, andhundred negroes. There are numerous Union families at Huntsville, who were overjoyed at the coming of our troops, and whoere found in abundance through the country contiguous to Huntsville, and on this most acceptable species of food the men faie few days and the thirteenth, the General's quarters at Huntsville fairly swarmed with applicants for protection, and citiz
e telegraph road at Cross-Timbers that day about noon. I kept up a rapid pursuit, following the trail of our flying foe via Sugar Creek and Early's Ferry, to Huntsville; our advance party, entering Huntsville with a dash, took quite a number of soldiers of Brooks's rebel command, with their horses and arms. I was there joined Huntsville with a dash, took quite a number of soldiers of Brooks's rebel command, with their horses and arms. I was there joined by Colonel Edwards, Eighteenth Iowa infantry, with three hundred men of his regiment, and Major Hunt, First Arkansas cavalry volunteers, one hundred and seventy-five men and two mountain howitzers. This gave me an effective force of six hundred cavalry and three hundred infantry, with four guns, two of these being twelvepounder mm — a six-pounder brass gun. Major Hunt, with his battalion of Arkansans, were, on account of their knowledge of the country, pushed forward in the advance from Huntsville to Clarksville; this duty was promptly and cheerfully performed by the Major and his gallant command, who drove the enemy from every position, killing and wound
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., Iuka and Corinth. (search)
Tennessee, twenty-eight miles north of Huntsville, Alabama, and explained to him how his position le at noon on the 10th of April, and reached Huntsville at 6 A. M. on the 11th, capturing, as he repg. On the 1st of May Mitchel reports from Huntsville to the Secretary of War, with whom he had es. Very soon, therefore after his arrival at Huntsville, he was authorized to destroy the Bridgeportew nothing of it at the time. I had been in Huntsville three days, when I received a letter from hiuld give greater security to an advance upon Huntsville. The military portion of the Mitchel bioghaving been at General Mitchel's quarters at Huntsville. It is not improbable, however, that on my southward from Shelbyville and seized Huntsville, in Alabama, on the 11th of April, and then sent ad pass on through Chattanooga to Mitchel, at Huntsville, or wherever eastward of that point he mighting but not reassuring: Mitchel has captured Huntsville and is said to be coming to Chattanooga, and[10 more...]
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., East Tennessee and the campaign of Perryville. (search)
no. 41headquarters, army of the Ohio, in camp, Huntsville, Ala., August 8th, 1862. The system of paroles prder General Halleck's orders, and did not join at Huntsville until the last of July; so that the available effective force for an advance when I reached Huntsville on the 29th of June was between 24,000 and 25,000 men. Tner just nine days from the time of my arrival at Huntsville [June 29th], when I received. a dispatch from Hano. 32headquarters, army of the Ohio, in camp, Huntsville, Ala., July 21st, 1862. On the 13th instant the f detachment was on duty guarding a bridge east of Huntsville, when it was attacked on April 28th by a force ofno. 37headquarters, army of the Ohio, in camp, Huntsville, Ala., August 1st, 1862. The major-general commanning spur of the Cumberland Mountains reaching to Huntsville, was unsuitable for our depot, and Decherd, on thle, of Rousseau's division, was still retained at Huntsville, and two regiments under Colonel L. A. Harris wer
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