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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 128 (search)
dquarters, the division ready to move at 5 p. m. Just before daylight on the 27th, following General Baird's division, left the works and moved to the rear and right, in the following order: First Bras successfully executed without loss. Crossing Utoy Creek, took up position on the left of General Baird. At 10.30 p. m. received orders to move at 4 a. m. August 28, division on the right of the om the latter, and bivouacked for the night. August 31, Second Brigade ordered to report to General Baird at 3.35 p. m., by direct order from Major-General Thomas. The First and Third Brigades moved at 4 p. m., on the road taken by General Baird's division; when the head of column had moved some one and a half miles, countermanding orders were received, when, moving by the left flank, arrived sborough road, following the First Division, with orders to take up position on the right of General Baird, halting in rear of his line. While preparing to take up position received orders to move f
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 129 (search)
olonel Cahill. Returned to camp about 6 p. m.; heavy rain during the march; remaining in same camp during 1st, 2d, and 3d 6f August. August 4, at 1 p. m., in accordance with orders, division moved across Utoy Creek and ordered to form on General Baird's right. Owing to some delay by troops co-operating on my left, this division did not get into position. Bivouacked for the night in reserve and refuse line, throwing up light works. August 5, division moved at 10 a. m. about one mile to the right and front, and took up a position on the right of General Baird's division, the Third Brigade on the left, Second Brigade center, and First Brigade on the right, our line extending across the Lick Skillet road, rebels shelling our lines severely during the day; remained in the same position during the 6th. August 7, about 1 p. m. received orders to advance my line; the whole division was ordered to swing forward on the left (Third Brigade), the First Brigade upon the right, being much
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 130 (search)
pendicular to our brigade front. There was an opening between the right of General Baird's division and the left of Colonel Mitchell's brigade. Capt. T. Wiseman, a was to fill the gap between the left of the Sixtieth Illinois and the right of Baird's division. Striking the creek above mentioned in a very difficult place, thisight flank, pressed eagerly forward. Finding a gap between our brigade and General Baird's right flank, Major Burnett threw his regiment toward the left, filled the gap, and tfus effectually secured the flank of General Baird's right brigade. After entering the woods, said brigade (Colonel Este's) seems to have been greatly re of the woods in perfect order. Here Colonel Este, commanding a brigade in General Baird's division, called on Colonel Grower for support, his brigade having got ins but just to say that by the gallantry of those two regiments the right of General Baird's division was saved from defeat — a defeat which might have proved disastr
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 144 (search)
to our front and left; went into camp at night in reserve. July 23, position unchanged. July 24, relieved a regiment of Baird's division with the One hundred and twenty-fifth Illinois; remained in this position with a slight change of camp until tgust 4, when we moved to the right and front about three miles and went into position in the evening, connecting with General Baird on the left; One hundred and twenty-fifth Illinois in left front line; Twenty-second Indiana in right front line; Eigto the front and took 15 prisoners, with no loss to us. Main line moved forward, still keeping up the connection with General Baird on the left and also connecting with Colonel Mitchell on the right; took a position near the Sandtown road, One hundrvision was to swing to the left, and that the movement would commence on the left. About noon went to the lines; saw General Baird, who said he could not advance until evening. As soon as he had gone I received orders that General Morgan had comme
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 151 (search)
No. 147. reports of Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division. Headquarters U. . Forces, Ringgold, Ga., May 2, 1864. General: In obedience to your orders I sent General Kilpatrick out this morning upon the Tunnel Hill road. I likewise sent Colonel Van Derveer with his brigade to support him. Before starting I posted General Turchin in front of the gap, with a portion of the Third Brigade, and directing him to take charge of matters here, accompanied the column myself. General Kilpatrick drove the outposts of the enemy without great opposition from their ordinary positions to Tunnel Hill, and he himself immediately reached the crest this side of the village, at Smith's house, which is almost within musket range of the town. From this point he sent back word that the enemy had deployed himself in large force beyond the village and on Tunnel Hill ridge, and asked for the assistance of the infantry, as he might otherwise find it difficult to withdraw hi
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 155 (search)
ur rear line. See map: Zzz At this time General Baird gave the order that this brigade should advance orough during the night, and sent the reports to General Baird. About daylight on the morning of the 31st I wey on the Jonesborough road; reported the same to General Baird, who ordered Captain Morgan, Seventh Indiana Bat I was visited by Major-General Sherman and Brigadier-General Baird, who ordered me to send one or two good reeneral Carlin's division, had moved forward, and General Baird, commanding in person, with my brigade in advancing about two and a half miles to the front, and General Baird being desirous to get his troops on it as soon a learning his condition I obtained permission of General Baird and sent the Eighty-second Indiana and Thirty-fi. On the morning of the 1st, by direction of General Baird, I withdrew my troops from the railroad. At 12 sault having commenced, I received an order from General Baird, through Major Connolly, to move farther to the
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 178 (search)
he 10th, and finding the enemy on Pine Mountain one section was put in position per order of General Baird, and during this and the following day shelled the mountain. June 11, withdrew from this pohed on the 3d and camped two miles south of Marietta. July 5, moved again, and toward noon General Baird ordered my battery up the mountain overlooking Vining's Station, and here we shelled the reant. August 4, moved three miles to the right, and, by your order, took position in front of General Baird's division, from which point we did not open until the 6th. Made several demonstrations at times by order of General Baird. Sergeant Kitzmiller, Corpl. McPheeters, and Privates Watson and Mann were wounded in this position on the 7th, 2 of them by shells and 2 by musketry. Remained here uain, which soon changed its course, and passed out of view. September 1, moved forward with General Baird's division, and, nearing the battle-field, was halted by Major Lowrie, assistant adjutant-ge
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 179 (search)
and encamped near the railroad three and a half miles north of Marietta, Ga. 20th, built works for the battery and moved the guns in position. l2st and 22d, in camp. 23d, moved the battery in position at the foot of Kenesaw Mountain. 24th, General Baird's division, of the Fourteenth Army Corps, moved to the right, and General Osterhaus' division, of the Fifteenth Army Corps, moved in as the support of the battery. 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th, in same position; engaged with the en Rounds of ammunition expended during the month-case-shot, 615; common shell, 172; solid shot, 385; total, 1,172. July 1, at 4 p. m. the battery moved from its position at Kenesaw Mountain and marched to the right four miles and joined General Baird's division, of the Fourteenth Army Corps, and encamped. 2d, at 5 p. m. the battery went into position. 3d, the battery moved south on the Marietta road; passed through the town at 2 p. m.; encamped at dusk four miles south of Marietta; dis
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 180 (search)
eenth Army Corps, by order of the major-general commanding the corps, and in obedience to your order reported to Brigadier-General Baird, commanding the Third Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, to move with and be maneuvered with that division. On the morning of the 29th of August Brigadier-General Baird assigned the battalion a position in his column, and we marched with his command during the day without any firing by the Twentieth Indiana Battery, the Seventh Indiana Battery under your direcomery Railroad. The battery moved with the Third Division, of the Fourteenth Army Corps, under the direction of Brigadier-General Baird, commanding, up to the battle-ground on the afternoon of the 1st instant, when the infantry became engaged, and the Twentieth Indiana Battery, with the Seventh Indiana Battery, was, by order of Brigadier-General Baird, commanding the division, placed in a position in reserve, with orders to await orders in readiness. The battery was not engaged, and conseque
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 182 (search)
main lines, Wood on right and connecting with Baird's division, Fourteenth Corps; Stanley on Wood'irmishers, five regiments, which connects with Baird's skirmishers on the left and Hooker's (Twentiement was commenced at once. At same time General Baird, of Palmer's corps, was requested to move omely in the open field, and that the right of Baird's division is as good a point as any from whicire front, on or very near to the river-bank. Baird, commanding one of Palmer's divisions, connectts of Wood's division were placed opposite General Baird's left just before dark, in support of a b division over to the Decatur road to join General Baird's left. 5 p. m., troops taking position in new line of battle. Our right joins Baird's left near the Decatur road, crosses the road, and ripple, Assistant Adjutant-General. P. S.-General Baird struck the railroad at 5 p. m. to-day and m., arrived at the point on the railroad where Baird had destroyed it. He only destroyed about 300 [26 more...]
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