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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 205 205 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 134 124 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 116 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 114 4 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 102 10 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 98 14 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 97 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 83 39 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 79 9 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 67 3 Browse Search
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headquarters Department of North-Carolina, Carolina, Newbern, Nov. 12, 1862. Major-Gen. Halleck, General-in-Chief, U. Sight. The following day the troops were all reembarked at Newbern. During the engagement at Rawls's Mills and at Hamiltonas well as previous services at the battles of Roanoke and Newbern, be promoted to the rank of Brigadier-General, to date froccount. camp of the Fifth Massachusetts regiment, Newbern, N. C., Nov. 13, 1862. The Fifth Massachusetts regiment, sTwenty-five men of each company were detailed to remain at Newbern as a campguard. On reaching the wharf where we were to th, and on the eleventh the troops commenced embarking for Newbern, via Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds and the river Neuse, arr) I will cite the Fifth Massachusetts regiment, which left Newbern with seven hundred and sixty-eight men, and after leaving endure even more than the Fifth, they having marched from Newbern to Washington while our regiment was proceeding to the sam
as doing its work, ordered a countermarch for Newbern, leaving Col. Lee to form the rear-guard. Colto join the expedition which was to move from Newbern on the following morning at four A. M. The ba Three days march brought us to our camp at Newbern, on the evening of the twentieth inst. In the eleventh instant, Major-Gen. Foster left Newbern with an adequate and well-appointed force, anerest. Boston Traveller account. Newbern, N. C., December 22, 1862. Since the advent of into North-Carolina, the capture of Roanoke, Newbern and Beaufort, but little has occurred in the sells (of General Peck's division) arrived in Newbern, and preparations for the expediton were hast their line of march, by the Trent road, from Newbern. The sight was magnificent, as the long linees, fought three engagements, and returned to Newbern unmolested, in ten days from the time of sett M. of the eleventh found us on the march for Newbern proper, about two miles from our camp. On ar[17 more...]
Rebel official account. Report of Major-General G. W. Smith. headquarters, Goldsboro, N. C., December 29, 1862. Gen. S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, Richmond, Va.: General: I have the honor to inclose copies of the reports of Brig.-Generals Evans, Robertson, and Clingman, giving an account of the various affairs with the enemy in this vicinity, in their recent bridge-burning and pillaging expedition from Newbern. Brig.-Gen. Evans, with two thousand men, held them in check; at South-west Creek, beyond Kinston, on the thirteenth, and, on the fourteenth, delayed their advance for some time, and succeeded in withdrawing his force with small loss, to the left bank of the Neuse River, at Kinston. He held them at bay until the sixteenth, when they advanced on the opposite side of the river, and made an attack at Whitehall bridge about eighteen miles below Goldsboro, in which they were driven back by Gen Robertson with severe loss. Small reenforcements arrived f
Doc. 109.-Colonel Mix's expedition into North-Carolina. Newbern, N. C., January 22, 1863. The Third New-York cavalry, Colonel Simon H. Mix, returned to this point last night, after having accomplished a successful five days raid into Onslow, Trent, and Jones counties. They left here on last Saturday morning. The comman of various hues, and seem to eschew attempts to appear like soldiers. The return home was ordered to-day, and the regiment marched from Young's Cross-Roads to Newbern, twenty-one miles, bringing with them the prizes. They entered Newbern with flags flying and trumpets sounding, and, although somewhat bespattered with mud, yet Newbern with flags flying and trumpets sounding, and, although somewhat bespattered with mud, yet every man bore a cheerful countenance, and seemed ready for another dash at the rebels. From some of the prisoners it was learned that Stonewall Jackson is in command at Wilmington, and Longstreet, each with their respective corps, at Goldsboro. Among the trophies captured at Trenton, were two American regimental standards, one b
Doc. 137.-the attack on Newbern, N. C. Providence Journal account. Newbern, N. C., March 19. Friday afternoonNewbern, N. C., March 19. Friday afternoon, March thirteenth, just before dark, news came into camp that Belger's battery, the Fifth and Twenty-fifth Massachusetts, a, saying that a combined attack was to be made that day on Newbern by General Longstreet's whole command, and that resistanceia, Colonel Jones, doing picket-duty some eight miles from Newbern, on the Kinston Railroad. Reports from headquarters came and some cavalry had reached a point on our flank, nearer Newbern than ourselves, and Col. Jones was ordered, if pressed, to retire on Newbern, fighting his way as he came in. Captain Douglass of the Fifth Rhode Island and one company of the Fifty-ers were beginning to he lively, an order came to retire on Newbern. Deep Gully bridge was torn up and a large pine tree lay mpanies of cavalry came dashing past from the direction of Newbern. On our return we met General Amory with some two thousan
to assure your Excellency that, with the distinguished consideration due to your exalted position, I subscribe myself your obedient servant, D. H. Hill., Major-General Confederate States Army. Governor Stanly to Major-General Hill. Newbern, N. C., March 27, 1863. To Major-General D. H Hill, C. S.A., Goldsboro: sir: By flag of truce last night I received a communication from you of the twenty-fourth instant, full of insolent falsehood and blackguard abuse. To those who know any tyou so unworthily endeavor to cast reproach. As far as my observation extends, I know of but two attempts in North-Carolina to destroy towns by burning — both these were made by men of your political school. I refer to the attempt to destroy Newbern and to the burning of Plymouth. You are pleased, in the mean malignity of your nature, to make a comparison of the civil and military Governors of North-Carolina, in the hope of wounding my feelings. How little you know of the feelings and c
Doc. 166.-fight at Blount's Mills, N. C. A National account. Newbern, N. C., April 11, 1863. Our expedition left Fort Anderson, on the Neuse River, opposite Newbern, at three P. M. on Wednesday, eighth instant, for the purpose of relieving Washington, by an overland route. We marched that afternoon as far as New-HopNewbern, at three P. M. on Wednesday, eighth instant, for the purpose of relieving Washington, by an overland route. We marched that afternoon as far as New-Hope school-house, on the road toward Swift Creek, where a part of the command, through a mistake of orders, encamped for the night, while the advance pushed on to Little Swift Creek, four miles beyond. From this point our cavalry went to within a mile of Great Swift Creek, where they ascertained that the rebels had destroyed the briers, Co. E, Seventeenth Massachusetts, slightly. Thomas Murray, Co. F, Seventeenth Massachusetts, slightly. Joseph Fishter, Co. F, Third New-York artillery, severely in back. After the engagement, our forces moved back to New-Hope, where we camped for the night, and yesterday we came into Newbern. --Philadelphia Inquirer.
Doc. 174.-the march to Washington, N. C. Brigadier-General Heckman's report. headquarters Heckman's brigade, New Bern, N. C., April 21, 1868. sir: I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by two regiments of my brigade, during the recent expedition to Washington, N. C.: Friday, (seventeenth iceived orders to cross the Neuse River with my command and take the advance, I proceeded on the road toward Washington as far as Purify's plantation, distant from Newbern seven miles, the road for a greater part of the distance being of the most horrid character. The column not having closed up, I placed Belger's battery, commann advance, and arrived at Washington at three P. M. The Ninth New-Jersey volunteers arrived by boat from Hill's Point at five P. M. Left on steamer Escort for Newbern, N. C., on the twentieth, and reached here at six A. M. on the twenty-first. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, C. A. Heckman, Brigadier-General Com
Doc. 199.-expedition to Gum swamp, N. C. General Foster's report. headquarters Tenth army corps, Newbern, N. C., June 2, 1863. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief United States Army, Washington, D. C: General: Referring to my brief report of May twenty-second, I have the honor to report that, learning from Colonel J. Richter Jones, commanding outposts, that he deemed it possible to capture the enemy's outpost regiments at Gum Swamps, eight miles from Kinston, I ordered Colonel Lee's brigade, consisting of the Fifth, Twenty-fifth, and Forty-sixth Massachusetts regiments, three pieces of Boggs's battery, and a battalion of cavalry, to report to him. Colonel Jones ordered the Fifth, Twenty-fifth, and Forty-sixth, with the artillery and cavalry, under the command of Colonel Pierson, Fifth Massachusetts, to advance up the railroad and Dover road, to attack the enemy's work in front, while the Fifty-eighth Pennsylvania volunteers, and the Twenty-seventh Massachusetts vol