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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 19: battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam (continued). (search)
ember 17. (2) Brig.-Gen. Oliver O. Howard:--First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Willis A. Gorman ; 15th Mass., Lieut.-Col. John W. Kimball; 1st Minn., Col. Alfred Sully; 34th N. Y., Col. James A. Suiter; 82d N. Y. (2d Militia), Col. Henry W. Hudson; Mass. Sharp-shooters, 1st Co., Capt. John Saunders; Minn. Sharpshooters, 2( Co., Capt. William F. Russell. Second Brigade, (1) Brig.-Gen. Oliver O. Howard, (2) Col. Joshua T. Owen, (3) Col. De Witt C. Baxter; 69th Pa., Col. Joshua T. Owen; 71st Pa., Col. Isaac J. Wistar, Lieut. Richard P. Smith (adjutant), Capt. Enoch E. Lewis; 72d Pa., Col. De Witt C. Baxter; 106th Pa., Col. Turner G. Morehead. Third Brigade, (1) Brig-.Gen. Napoleon J. T. Dana, Wounded September 17. (2) Col. Norman J. Hall; 19th Mass., Col. Edward W. Hinks, Lieut.-Col. Arthur F. Devereux; 20th Mass., Col. William R. Lee; 7th Mich., Col. Norman J. Hall, Capt. Charles J. Hunt; 42d N. Y., Lieut.-Col. George N. Bomford, Maj. James E. Mallon; 59th N. Y., Col. William L. Tidball. Artill
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., Ball's Bluff and the arrest of General Stone. (search)
hment of the 20th Massachusetts, numbering about 300 men, under command of Colonel Lee. A battalion of the California Regiment, numbering about 600 men, Lieutenant-Colonel Wistar commanding; 2 howitzers, commanded by Lieutenant French, and a 6-pounder, commanded by Lieutenant Bramhall, were planted in front, supported by Company Darles Devens; 20th Mass., Col. William R. Lee (c); 42d New York (called Tammany regiment ), Col. Milton Cogswell; 71st Pa. (also called 1st California), Lieut-Col. Isaac J. Wistar (w). Artillery: B, 1st R. I. (one gun), Lieut. Walter M. Bramhall (w); I, 1st U. S. (two guns), Lieut. Frank S. French. Confederate Forces: Brigadier and myself. Leaving the pieces, as I saw the whole strength of the enemy was being thrown on the left, I proceeded to the extreme left, where I found Lieutenant-Colonel Wistar had been badly wounded, and that the left wing, without a commander, was becoming disorganized. I then ordered Captain Markoe, of the 1st California Reg
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2., The opposing forces in the Maryland campaign. (search)
irst Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Willis A. Gorman: 15th Mass., Lieut.-Col. John W. Kimball; 1st Minn., Col. Alfred Sully; 34th N. Y., Col. James A. Suiter; 82d N. Y. (2d Militia), Col. Henry W. Hudson; 1st Co. Mass. Sharp-shooters, Capt. John Saunders (k); 2d Co. Minn. Sharp-shooters, Capt. William F. Russell. Brigade loss: Antietam, k, 134; w, 539; m, 67 == 740. Second Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Oliver 0. Howard, Col. Joshua T. Owen, Col. De Witt C. Baxter: 69th Pa., Col. Joshua T. Owen; 71st Pa., Col. Isaac J. Wistar (w), Lieut. Richard P. Smith, Capt. Enoch E. Lewis; 72d Pa., Col. De Witt C. Baxter; 106th Pa., Col. Turner G. Morehead. Brigade loss: Antietam, k, 93; w, 379; m, 73 == 545. Third Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Napoleon J. T. Dana (w), Col. Norman J. Hall: 19th Mass., Col. Edward W. Hinks (w), Lieut.-Col. Arthur F. Devereux (w); 20th Mass., Col. William R. Lee; 7th Mich., Col. Norman J. Hall, Capt. Charles J. Hunt; 42d N. Y., Lieut.-Col. George N. Bomford, Maj. James E. Mallon; 59th N. Y., Col.
t the military prison, remaining, there eight months. The regiment received in the meanwhile an assignment of 450 conscripts and mercenaries, over 100 of whom deserted on their way to the front. When the Twelfth took the field in 1864, it was in Wistar's Brigade, Weitzel's (2d) Division, Eighteenth Corps. At Cold Harbor it lost 23 killed, 126 wounded, and 15 missing, out of less than 300 men engaged in the assault. In December, 1864, it was placed in Donohoe's Brigade, Devens's Division, Twen the corps. General Owen commanded the brigade in the campaigns of 1864. Seventy-First Pennsylvania Infantry--California regiment. Philadelphia Brigade — Gibbon's Division--Second Corps. (1) Col. Edward D. Baker (Killed). (2) Col. Isaac J. Wistar; Brig.-Gen. (3) Col. Richard P. Smith. companies. killed and died of wounds. died of disease, accidents, in Prison, &c. Total Enrollment. Officers. Men. Total. Officers. Men. Total. Field and Staff 1   1       19 Compan
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 14: in command of the Army of the James. (search)
d extent of Department minor expeditions pusillanimity of the government regarding Reprisals Wistar's attempted surprise of Richmond and capture of Davis frustrated advantages of occupying Bermuding some two thousand slaves and inflicting much damage upon the enemy. December 13, Brigadier-General Wistar sent a force from Williamsburg to Charles City Court-House and captured two companies oa surprise would carry the intrenchments around the city if the bridge could be seized, Brigadier-General Wistar, whose suggestion it was, was permitted to make the attempt with about three thousand min less than a week previous trusty men had traversed that road. It will be observed that General Wistar speaks of ulterior and specific objects. He was well instructed in them. The first and moseach him. If the city could have been reached, and the Union prisoners there added to our force, Wistar was instructed to hold on if possible, and I was ready to march with all my available command in
rtfelt thanks for your uniform kindness, and not the least of them — this opportunity given me — permit me to call myself, Your sincere and attached friend, I. J. Wistar. P. S.--On Sunday morning, at five o'clock, pray for our country and for me. I. J. W. [no. 16. see page 619.] General Wistar's report of operation. Yothe enemy in the immediate vicinity of Richmond inactive except for its defence. I have the honor to be, Major, with great respect, your obedient servant, Isaac J. Wistar, Brigadier-General Commanding. Maj. R. S. Davis, Assistant Adjutant-General. headquarters Department of Virginia and North Carolina, Fortress Monroe, Feb. 12, 1864. Report approved. The operation was skilfully and brilliantly done. It gives the commanding general renewed confidence in General Wistar as a commander of a division. Benj. F. Butler, Major-General Commanding. [no. 17. see page 636.] Culpepper Court-House, Va., April 8, 1864-8.30 P. M. (Received 9.30 P. M.) Majo<
under West to, 640. Wilmington expedition, 774, 779, 782, 830; blockade runners enter harbor, 849. Windmill Point, Hancock at, 686. Winans, Ross, 227, 229, 233, 235, 239. Winthrop, Robert C., appointed U. S. Senator, 116. Winthrop, Theodore, first meeting with, 201; story of march to Washington, 203; opinion of contraband story, 259; draws order attack Big Bethel, 267; killed at Big Bethel, 269-270. Wise, Brigadier-General, 678, 679, 685. Wise, Chief of Ordnance, 808. Wistar, Brigadier-General, sends force to Charles City Court-House, 618; attempts to surprise Richmond, 619-620. Woodbury, Judge, Levi, 117; the motion of, 1007. Wool, Maj.-Gen. John E., assigned to Fortress Monroe, 278, 281; receives report of capture of Fort Hatteras, 286; reference to, 877, 893. woods' Twenty-Third South Carolina, reference to, 679. Woolford, Captain, 597. Worcester (Mass.) Battalion at Annapolis, 210. Worrall, Alexander, at Fortress Monroe, 251. Wright, repul
for a short period. But, eventually, the political character was wholly eradicated, and the order recovered its standing and its losses. During the winter of 1865-66, Major B. F. Stephenson, surgeon of the Fourteenth Illinois regiment, discussed with friends the matter of the Federal generals--no. 23 Pennsylvania Galusha Pennypacker, Colonel of the 97th regiment. Joshua T. Owens, Colonel of the 69th regiment. James A. Beaver, Colonel of the 148th regiment. Isaac J. Wistar, originally Colonel of the 71st Reg't. Joshua K. Sigfried, originally Colonel of the 48th regiment. David H. Williams, originally Colonel of the 82d Infantry. John B. McIntosh, originally Colonel of the 3d Cavalry. Frederick S. Stumbaugh, originally Colonel of the 2d Infantry. Thomas J. McKean led a division at Corinth. Montgomery C. Meigs, quartermaster-general of the Army. formation of an organization of veteran soldiers. He had, previously, while the war was still
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 4 (search)
r 21, 1861. and Conrad's Ferry. Engagement at Ball's Bluff, Va., October 21, 1861. I was glad to see his name was not among the casualties. Baker Edward D. Baker, colonel 71st Regt. Pa. Vols. was colonel of the regiment he was attached to. Wistar, Isaac J. Wistar, lieutenant-colonel 71st Regt. Pa. Vols. the lieutenant colonel, is said to be mortally wounded. It is reported that out of the eighteen hundred who crossed the river, only three hundred got back, the balance being either kilIsaac J. Wistar, lieutenant-colonel 71st Regt. Pa. Vols. the lieutenant colonel, is said to be mortally wounded. It is reported that out of the eighteen hundred who crossed the river, only three hundred got back, the balance being either killed, drowned, or prisoners. The weather has been very disagreeable, first raining hard day and night, and now very cold, with high northwest winds. The men in consequence suffer a great deal, particularly on the march, when we go without tents or shelter of any kind. camp Pierpont, Va., November 7, 1861. I ought to have written to you before, but I have been very busy, having been put on a court-martial as president, and it being the first time in my military service of thirty years t
Willings, I, 9. Wilmer, Mr., II, 151. Wilson, Senator, I, 379; II, 161, 165, 256, 257, 343, 344. Winegar, C. E., II, 99. Winslow, G. B., II, 79. Winsor, Harry, I, 384. Wise, Mrs. Henry A., I, 199. Wise, Mrs., II, 278. Wise, Geo. D., II, 206. Wise, Henry A., I, 17, 96, 139, 140, 245; II, 205, 238, 259, 270. Wise, John, II, 261. Wise, Nene, II, 277. Wise, Oby, I, 246. Wise, Peyton, II, 206, 238. Wise, Mrs., Tully, II, 278. Wises, II, 151, 278. Wistar, Isaac J., I, 226. Wister, Capt., II, 232. Wister, Francis, I, 254. Wister, Langhorne, II, 53. Wofford, W. T., II, 80, 86. Wood, Thos. J., I, 25, 29, 32, 33, 49, 51, 111. Woodruff, Isaac C., I, 228, 346, 355. Wool, John E., I, 111, 112, 148, 152, 153, 168, 170, 173, 249. Worsam, Henrietta Constantia, I, 2. Worsam, Richard, I, 2. Worth, Wm. J., I, 26, 52, 54, 87, 88, 98-101, 123-125, 133, 136, 139-141, 144, 146-147, 150, 152, 153, 155, 156, 166-168, 170, 173, 174, 176