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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
om Kelly's Ford when they found themselves facing Lee's brigade, which had arrived in haste, followed by a battery of artillery commanded by the young and valiant Pelham. Averell's dismounted men occupied the edge of a wood, strongly intrenched behind a stone wall; beyond this wood lay a quantity of fallow lands which separated tge in order to check their progress, and covering every group of men within their reach with shells. One of these projectiles inflicted a mortal wound upon young Pelham, who, at the age of twenty-one, had already gained the esteem and admiration of his chiefs. The Confederates, thus repulsed, got as far as Brandy Station, abourigade, and driven back upon their line of skirmishers. But the latter presented such a bold front, and the Southern artillerists, anxious to avenge the death of Pelham, served their pieces with so much zeal and precision, that the Unionists thought they had to cope with a brigade of infantry which had come to the assistance of S
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
f his horses and reveal to the troops sent after him the direction which he has taken, he suddenly wheels to the left and takes a cut across the mountains. Although he is without guides, he fortunately reaches the road leading from Tracy City to Pelham, and returns on the 30th, by way of Hillsborough, to Manchester, without having lost a man. Bragg, having concentrated on the 27th all his forces at Tullahoma, is making ready to receive the attack of his adversary. In the mean time he sends ssee from Bridgeport to Whitesburg. Crittenden's camp, on the left of the army, extended from Hillsborough and Manchester up to McMinnville. He took up the line of march on the 16th in three columns: Wood, on the right, leaving Hillsborough and Pelham, made for Tracy City, whence he proceeded upward to the north as far as Purden, where he entered the Altamont and Anderson road; Palmer, who was at Manchester, reached at Irvine College, by a like movement, the Dunlap road; Van Cleve, who was pos
hat period of life when the CHAP. VI.} 1761 April. gentler passions are quiet, and ambition rules without restraint, he was so much like the bird that croaks whilst enjoying the fullest meal, that towards those even who had benefited him most, there remained in his heart something like a harsh willingness to utter reproach for their not having succeeded in doing more. And when he looked back upon the line of his predecessors in office; upon Bute, Newcastle, Devonshire, Waldegrave, and even Pelham, under whom he had been trained, it was easy for him to esteem himself superior to them all. Yet Grenville wanted the elements of true statesmanship and greatness: he had neither a creative mind to devise a system of policy, nor active powers to guide an administration. His nature inclined him not to originate measures, but to amend, and alter, and regulate. He had neither salient traits nor general comprehensiveness of mind; neither the warm imagination, which can arrange and vivify vario
to be kept in circulation as the currency of the continent, was urged on the ministry, but conflicted with the policy of acts of parliament against the use of paper money in the colonies. Every body Cornwall in Cavendish. who reasoned on the subject, decided for chap. VIII.} 1763. Sept. a stamp tax, as certain of collection; and in America, where lawsuits were frequent, as likely to be very productive. A stamp act had been proposed to Sir St. Robert Walpole; it had been thought of by Pelham; it had been almost resolved upon in 1755; it had been pressed upon Pitt; it seems beyond a doubt to have been a part of the system adopted in the ministry of Bute, and was sure of the support of Charles Townshend. Knox, the agent of Georgia, stood ready to defend the stamp act, as least liable to objection. The agent of Massachusetts, through his brother, Israel Mauduit, who had Jenkinson for his fast friend and often saw Grenville, favored raising the wanted money in that way, because
r Manzano, and-two companies in garrison, and three other companies camped near Fort Creig; making, in all 12 companies in the vicinity. Col. Pino, of the volunteers, made a public speech at Albuquerque, in which he said he hoped the regulars would be withdrawn from the Territory, that he might show the Texans hat he could do; but it is generally believed that most of the Mexicans have no desire to see Texans, and complain that they only enlisted to fight Indians. Money is scarce, and many of the regulars have not been paid for 18 months. The volunteers have not been paid off. Gov. Connolly has proved himself a strong Abolitionist. He says he will stop Southern men talking in New Mexico. He has a son fighting with Ben McCulloch. Gen. Pelham, who resigned the position of Surveyor General of the Territory about a year ago, is in prison, closely confined and watched. He is charged with treason General W. C. Jones, of Arizona, is soon to be tried on a similar charge.
ho would consent to be tied to his horse to prevent his falling off. The saddle was presented to Gen. Stuart, the horse sold, and the Lieutenant sent on to Richmond. Yesterday, a small scouting party, headed by Gen. Stuart, accompanied by Capt. Pelham, of Alabama, and other officers, went several miles into the lines of the enemy and offered battle, within cannon range of one of their largest camps. Starting early in the morning we rode by Fairfax Station, thence down the railroad to Brookance, Gen. Stuart ordered the party to halt, and waited patiently for over three hours for the enemy to come out and meet him. The smoke of the camp fires in Springfield could be seen distinctly, and the music of their bands distinguished. If Capt. Pelham had taken along his fine English rifle cannon, he could have thrown shot directly into their camps. Seeing the Yankees would not accept his challenge, even when they had fifty men to his one, Gen. Stuart turned and took the Braddock road
g, one man alone capturing 25. The latest. I was reported by a gentleman who came up last night, that about 100 vessels were near Berkeley, and that a large force of the Federals was gathered there. It was rumored last night that the Confederate gunboat Teazer, while on a reconnoissance down the river, was captured by one of the enemy's ships. The Teazer was originally a tugboat and carries two guns. Artillery Duel. An engagement took place on Thursday morning between Pelham's Battery, of Stuart's Horse Artillery, and a battery of the enemy's rifled guns. On our side there were only two small brass pieces, but they kept up a vigorous fire until their ammunition was exhausted when they withdrew from the contest. A body of cavalry was then deployed as skirmishers in the woods and the Federal battery was thus held in check until its ammunition also gave out, when the firing ceased. The enemy's gunboats attempted to cooperate during the engagement, and threw some
The Daily Dispatch: August 8, 1862., [Electronic resource], Stuart cavalry Again in the enemy rear. (search)
some of this class from Pope's command, but the prisoners say they ran away with such speed that to catch them was an impossibility. We have received from a participant a full account of this bold and successful expedition, which we append: On last Monday morning Major-Gen. Stuart, with detachment of his division, consisting of the 2d brigade, composed of the 3d, 4th, 5th and 9th Virginia cavalry, under command of Brig. Gen. Firxles, and the Stuart horse artillery, under command of Capt Pelham, started on a scout towards Federalsburg. They marched around by Port Royal, where a cavalry picket, eleven strong, was captured, which had been posted there to stop the smuggling trade across the river — reaching a point eight miles from town on Tuesday evening. Here information was received that the enemy had come out the place in force on the telegraph road leading down towards Hanover Junction. To ascertain the truth of the report, and unmask the enemy's design, the command was move
From Tennessee. Chattanooga, Sept. 1. --The Yankees have again re-occupied McMinnville, in large force, last Tuesday--probably the forces from Pelham and neighborhood, on their retreat to Nashville. They may be caught, at any rate. Tennessee will soon be entirely in the possession of the Confederates.--We have a rumor that Huntsville is evacuated.
rossing of the canal (now dry) and river was effected with all the precision of passing a defile on drill. A section of artillery being sent with the advance and placed in position on the Loudoun side, another piece on the Maryland height, while Pelham continued to occupy the attention of the enemy with the other, withdrawing from position to position until his piece was ordered to cross. The enemy was marching from Poolesville in the meantime; but came up in line of battle on the Maryland bank only to receive a thundering salutation, with evident effect, from our guns on this side. I lost not a man killed on the expedition, and only a few slight wounds.--The enemy's loss is not known, but Pelham's one gun compelled the enemy's battery to change its position three times. The remainder of the march was destitute of interest. The conduct of the command and their behavior toward, the inhabitants is worthy the highest praise; a few individual cases only were exceptions in this particu
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