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erly retreat has seldom been made; and, inasmuch as it was but a part of a higher plan, it was a complete success. As it was the first retreat Wolford's cavalry ever protected, (and as the infantry got no opportunity to assist, though they behaved with great coolness and steadiness throughout,) they and the howitzer battery were especially complimented by their gallant commander. Lieut.-Colonel Adams, Major Owens, Captains Rowland, Alexander, and Carter, Lieuts. Keene, Dick, Carpenter, and Beatty, and many private soldiers of the rear-guard we noticed, and no doubt others whom we did not see, especially distinguished themselves by their daring bravery in the fight. Colonel Wolford, conspicuous in every fight, was foremost in the danger, and Gen. Carter, and Colonels Doolittle and Carter, and with Captain Robinson's great coolness, performed their respective parties in the action and the retreat. After our retreat across the Kentucky River we had to await intelligence of the stren
he second in double column, closed in mass. Beatty's brigade formed in double column, closed in mintrenchments at the base of Mission Ridge. Beatty's brigade, though not playing so distinguishedgade, so soon as the knob was carried, some of Beatty's regiments were brought forward to occupy a p rendered its progress slow. Two regiments of Beatty's brigade were deployed to the left to take tht was hence necessary for the two regiments of Beatty's brigade to render the service over again on esults. I almost refer to the report of General Beatty, commanding Third brigade of my division, pture of eighteen pieces of artillery; and General Beatty, commanding Third brigade, reports the capzen, commanding Second brigade, three; and General Beatty, two; making a total of seven. General Wil General Hazen, six hundred and fifty; and General Beatty, two hundred; making an aggregate of two teral Hazen, commanding Second brigade; and General Beatty, commanding Third brigade, my warmest than
About six P. M., two regiments from Colonel John Beatty's brigade, Rousseau's division, cooperane small brigade, commanded by the gallant Colonel Beatty, of the Nineteenth Ohio, under the directime evident that the enemy were driving Colonel Beatty, I turned to my Chief of Artillery, Captain Jomped a little in advance of the position which Beatty had occupied. General Palmer, commanding the mptly formed. The Seventeenth brigade, Colonel John Beatty commanding, on the left; the regular brunder command of the brigade commander, Colonel John Beatty, moved promptly up to the woods. When warded, brought off his battery safely. Colonel Beatty, who had been pressing the enemy on the ledity, and skill of my brigade commanders, Colonels Beatty and Fyffe, and of Captain Swallow, Chief o turn over the command of the division to Colonel Beatty, and retire from the field. Very respec H. P. Van Cleve, Brigadier-General. Colonel Beatty's report. headquarters Third division[14 more...]
, on April 16th. One division of this corps, under Brigadier-General Judson Kilpatrick, consisting of four brigades, accompanied Sherman's army through Georgia and the Carolinas, and was present at Bentonville and Johnston's surrender. Federal generals--no. 21 Ohio (continued) Emerson Opdycke, brevetted for gallantry at the battle of Franklin. Henry Van Ness Boynton, Decorated for gallantry in action. Joseph Warren Keifer, originally Colonel of the 110th regiment. John Beatty, originally Colonel of the 3d regiment of Infantry. Joel A. Dewey, originally Colonel of the 111th U. S. Colored troops. Hugh Ewing, brevetted for gallantry in 1865. George P. Este, originally Colonel of the 14th Infantry. Catherinus P. Buckingham, appointed in 1862. Cavalry Forces—Department of the Cumberland The cavalry was a separate command in the Army of the Cumberland after the reorganization of January 9, 1863. It was headed in turn by Major-General D. S. Stanle
, April 9, 1865. Watkins, L. D., Mar. 13, 1865. Wessells, H. W., Mar. 13, 1865. Whiteley, R. H. K., Mar. 13, 1865. Williams, Rbt., Mar. 13, 1865. Wilson, Thos., Mar. 13, 1865. Wood, Rbt. C., Mar. 13, 1865. Woodruff, I. C., Mar. 13, 1865. Wright, George, Dec. 10, 1864. Wright, Jas. J. B., Mar. 13, 1865. Brigadier-generals, U. S. Volunteers, (full rank) Ammen, Jacob, July 16, 1862. Baker, Edw. D., May 17. 1861. Baker, L. C., April 26, 1865. Bayard, Geo. D., April 28, 1862. Beatty, John, Nov. 29, 1862. Biddle, Chas. J., Aug. 31, 1861. Bidwell, D. D., Aug. 11, 1864. Blenker, Louis, Aug. 9, 1861. Bohlen, Henry, April 28, 1862. Boyle, J. T., Nov. 4, 1861. Bragg, Edw. S., June 25, 1864. Bramlette, T. E., April 24, 1863. Briggs, Henry S., July 17, 1862. Brown, Egbert B., Nov. 29, 1862. Buckingham, C. P., July 16, 1862. Burbridge, S. G., June 9, 1862. Burnham, H., April 27, 1864. Bustee, Rich., Aug. 7, 1862. Campbell, C. T., Nov. 29 1862. Campbell, W. B., June
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Beatty, John, 1749-1826 (search)
Beatty, John, 1749-1826 Physician; born in Bucks county. Pa., Dec. 19, 1749 was graduated at Princeton in 1769; studied medicine with Dr. Rush; took up arms, and became a colonel in the Pennsylvania line. He was made prisoner at Fort Washington, and suffered much. In 1778 he succeeded Elias Boudinot as commissary-general of prisoners. but resigned in 1780. He was a delegate in the Congress of the Confederation, 1783-85, and of the national Congress. 1793-95. He was secretary of state for New Jersey for ten years--1795--1805. He died at Trenton, N. J., April 30, 1826.
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
patched on the 28th to Hillsborough encounters Beatty's brigade, and Withers reports at Decherd the certain the fact. On the 9th, in the morning, Beatty's and Grose's brigades were climbing the accligade, Care must be taken not to confound John Beatty's brigade of Negley's division with Samuel o has re-formed back of Brannan's, Dick's, and Beatty's brigades, while Barnes remains between Davisunately been detained with two brigades; but J. Beatty's brigade has come up on the left before theme the offensive. On the main road, where J. Beatty has not had the time to raise breastworks, left, does not support this movement, while J. Beatty, re-forming his troops on the northern edge so as to be close to these detachments from John Beatty's and Stanley's commands and re-form a contd. Armstrong follows this move and menaces John Beatty's brigade, which belongs, like the precedinstrong is quickly forced back by a charge from Beatty; and both together, after having lost many kil[7 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
s massed in double columns. This last formation is the same as that of the third brigade, which Beatty holds in reserve in the rear of Willich. The right of the division is covered by Sheridan's trooutherners are soon compelled to evacuate the trenches in consequence of a demonstration made by Beatty's brigade, which has crossed the stream farther up. Night has come. The musketry-fire has cere of Wood's division, is the first to reach the hostile intrenchments. Hazen on the right and Beatty on the left closely follow it. Sheridan penetrates at the same time into the intrenchments with xample thus set is so rapidly followed by Wagner's and Harker's troops near him, and by those of Beatty and Turchin on the left of Willich, that the battle-front of the entire Federal centre is not brvain. The artillery becomes silent on both sides. The melee lasts an instant only. Wagner and Beatty, who have had the hardest ground to climb, are supported on all sides, and soon join their comra
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the Editor. (search)
el. Second division. Maj.-gen. James S. Negley. First Brigade. Brig.-gen. John Beatty. 104th IllinoisCol. Absalom B. Moore. 42d IndianaLieut.-col. Williated Men. Second division. Maj.-gen. James S. Negley. First Brigade. Brig.-gen. John Beatty. 104th Illinois112 42d Indiana11 88th Indiana11 15th Kentucky123 —. Second division. Maj.-gen. James S. Negley. First Brigade. Brig.-gen. John Beatty. 104th IllinoisLieut.-col. Douglas Hapeman. 42d IndianaLieut.-col. 86811342177 Second division Maj.-gen. James S. Negley First Brigade Brig.-gen. John Beatty 104th Illinois26401664 42d Indiana1349350106 88th Indiana342921452 etached at Columbia, Tenn.Col. Henry R. Mizner. Second Brigade. Brig.-gen. John Beatty. 34th IllinoisLieut-col. Oscar Van Tassell. 78th IllinoisLieut.-col10th Michigan22 —————————————— Total First Brigade99 Second Brigade Brig.-gen. John Beatty 34th Illinois.112 78th Illinois145 98th Ohio2
l of their riders, the animals having been but recently brought into service, and therefore unaccustomed to such alarms. The officers, after several ineffectual attempts to get their men in line for the purpose of making a charge, ordered a retreat, which was effected in as good order as the peculiar circumstances permitted. The skirmish was brisk, though of short duration, the rebel cavalry firing buckshot from their carbines. The number of rebels killed and wounded is not known. John Beatty, private in company N, killed a rebel officer and captured his horse. The mark on the saddle was D. S. Davis, Ridgeway, North Carolina. The missing up to 9 o'clock tonight amount to between forty and fifty. Western Virginia Convention. Wheeling, Nov. 26. --The Convention to form a new State out of Western Virginia met in this city to-day. The attendance was large for the opening, thirty-seven counties being represented. John Hale, of Mason county, was elected permanent Pr
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