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Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Chapter 3: in camp at Meridian Hill. (search)
x, the companies have acquired a proficiency in drill not surpassed by many older troops. Under charge of Major Howe, the important duties of the guard are well attended to. Other departments are in good hands, and a system of strict accountability is rigidly enforced. The other troops in the brigade were the Twentieth Massachusetts and the Seventh Michigan, Forty-Second New York (Tammany), Captain Saunders' Company of Sharpshooters (First Company of Massachusetts Sharpshooters) and Captain Vaughn's battery of Rhode Island Artillery. Small bunches of recruits were received from various sources while here, 43 being added from the 14th of September to the 27th. Shortly after the command was located at Camp Benton, six companies of the regiment, Companies A, B, C, D, E and F, were detailed, at various times, as pickets along the Potomac River, between Shelden's Island and Conrad's Ferry. Companies B, C, and E, were stationed below the crossing at Edward's Ferry,—D, above it, and, s
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Chapter 4: the balls Bluff disaster. (search)
companies of the Twentieth, which had joined it during the night, a portion of the Tammany regiment and two pieces of Col. Vaughn's Rhode Island Battery in the best position for defence of the island, as an attack was expected at dawn and Col. Hink to converse with the Confederates. Lieut. Dodge returned to the island and crossed again to the Virginia side with Capt. Vaughn, of the Rhode Island battery and twelve men, under orders from Col. Hinks to prolong the work until nightfall. This they were released, however, on the firm demand of Col. Hinks. Toward night the burial party returned and as soon as Capt. Vaughn had landed, he placed his arms around the neck of Lieut. Reynolds, exclaiming Horrible, Horrible, and in this position. With two companies of the Twentieth, commanded by Lieutenants Beckwith and LeBaines, and the Rhode Island Battery, Captain Vaughn, it held possession of the island for thirty hours, directly under the enemy's guns and within point blank range of h
..................... 27 Upperville.............................................. 157 Urban, Henry. ................................... 292 Urbana....................................................... 127 VanAllan Cavalry.................................................... 32 VanAmmon, Bernard................................................. 330 Vanderbilt, C transport.................................. 69 Vaughan Road.................................................... 357 Vaughn's R. I. Battery....................................... 17, 21, 28, 30 Very, George......................................................... 323 Very, Joshua......................................................... 329 Viall, Samuel E....:.................... 146, 231, 249, 286, 314, 322, 354. 368 Vienna, Va....................................................... 363 Vienna Road...................................................... 123 Vinton, Andrew..............................