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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 1 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The charge of Cooke's cavalry at Gaines's Mill. (search)
was amidst them, for I saw him. Your command, at least a part of it, was the very last to cross the river. It should be observed that in the short extract from The century, above, General Porter repeats the assertion that the cavalry caused the loss of the (22) guns,--emphasizes, makes plainer, the meaning of the opening sentence: to the charge alone I always attributed the failure on our part to longer hold the battle-field and to bring off all our guns in an orderly retreat. Captain W. C. Weeden, commanding Battery C, 1st Rhode Island Artillery, reports, Vol. XI., Pt. II., p. 282, Official Records, the loss of a section by stress of the enemy's attacks; the two other sections held in support in rear of Griffin's brigade opened fire; The smoke had filled the whole field to the woods, and it was impossible to direct the fire. The batteries were limbering to the rear in good order when, he says, the cavalry fugitives ran through them, but he only lost one more piece mired in t