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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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cial Circle at nine A. M., and encamped near Madison at six P. M. Day's travel, fifteen miles. 19th. Marched at five A. M., division being detached from main column; passed through Madison, and along the Augusta Railroad, and bivouacked at Blue Springs, near the Oconee River, at four P. M. Detachment destroyed the bridge over the Oconee River, and the balance of the command destroyed the railroad in the vicinity. Day's travel, fifteen miles. 20th. Marched at seven A. M., and reached thek up the line of march before the break of day, passed through the town of Madison, halted for dinner at Buckhead Station. The division having separated from the corps and train, taking a different but converging road, halted for the night at Blue Springs, on the plantation of General Gordon. At this point the command was turned out, to destroy the Augusta Railroad, which was effectually accomplished for several miles. A large amount of cotton (one hundred and fifty (150) bales) and corn, rea
and halted for dinner at Ridgeway, fifty-seven miles from Atlanta. Regiment and brigade guarding train. Bivouacked at six P. M. one mile from Madison. 19th. Marched at five A. M. Regiment, brigade, and division left the corps, and went on an expedition by themselves. Our brigade was second in line, and halted at two P. M. until the Second brigade, which was in the advance, destroyed a large section of the Augusta Railroad. Bivouacked at half-past 3 P. M., on a large plantation at Blue Springs. Destroyed about eighty rods of the railroad. 20th. Marched at eight A. M., One Hundred and Forty-ninth in advance of division. Reached Oconee River at nine A. M. Halted for the night at Denham's Mills, and regiment went on picket. The regimental headquarters were at the house of Mr. Denham, owner of the mills and plantation. He had previously left, with his family, for Secessia. 21st. Marched at nine A. M., regiment rearguard. As we passed the mills of Mr. Denham, they were
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Blue Springs, battle at. (search)
Blue Springs, battle at. While Burnside's forces in east Tennessee were concentrating at Knoxville (q. v.), they had many encounters with the Confederates. One of these occurred at Blue Springs, not far from Bull's Gap. There the Confederates had gathered in considerable force. A brigade of National cavalry, supported by aBlue Springs, not far from Bull's Gap. There the Confederates had gathered in considerable force. A brigade of National cavalry, supported by a small force of infantry, was then at Bull's Gap. The cavalry pressed forward to Blue Springs, where the Confederates were commanded by Gen. S. Jones. After a desultory fight for about twenty-four hours (Oct. 10 and 11, 1863) the Confederates broke and fled, leaving their dead on the field. They were pursued and struck from timBlue Springs, where the Confederates were commanded by Gen. S. Jones. After a desultory fight for about twenty-four hours (Oct. 10 and 11, 1863) the Confederates broke and fled, leaving their dead on the field. They were pursued and struck from time to time by General Shackleford and his cavalry, and driven out of the State. The pursuers penetrated Virginia 10 miles beyond Bristol. In the battle of Blue Springs the Nationals lost about 100 men in killed and wounded. The Confederate loss was a little greater.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
ames Island, Charleston Harbor, captured by National troops.—13. Brilliant cavalry engagement at Culpeper Court-House, Va.—21. Sharp cavalry fight and National victory at Madison Court-House, Va.—24. Port of Alexandria. Va., officially declared to be open to trade. —Oct. 5. Confederates under Bragg bombarded Chattanooga, Tenn., from Lookout Mountain.—7. The British government seized the Confederate rams building in the Mersey, and forbid their departure.—10. Confederates defeated at Blue Springs, Tenn.—17. The President orders a levy of 300,000 men, announcing that if not furnished by Jan. 1, 1864, a draft for the deficiency would be made. —30. Union meeting at Little Rock, Ark. —31. Battle of Shell Mound, Tenn.; Confederates defeated.—Nov. 1. Plot to liberate Confederate prisoners in Ohio discovered.—2. Landing of General Banks's army in Texas.—3. Confederate cavalry defeated near Columbia, and at Colliersville, Tenn. Battle of Bayou Coteau, La.—4. Banks
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Illinois Volunteers. (search)
Hall's Ford, Watauga River, September 22. Carter's Depot and Blountsville September 22. Blue Springs October 10. Henderson's Mill and Rheatown October 11. Blountsville October 14. Brist Hall's Ford, Watauga River, September 22. Carter's Depot and Bluntsville September 22. Blue Springs October 10. Henderson's Mills and Rheatown October 11. Blountsville October 14. Bris March to relief of Knoxville November 27-December 8. At Whitesides, Tyner's Station and Blue Springs till May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Near Dalton, Ga., Februarch to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 17. Duty at Whitesides, Tyner's Station and Blue Springs till May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Tunnel Hill, Buzzar March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 17. At Whiteside, Tyner's Station and Blue Springs till May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27, 1864. Near Dalton Februar
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Indiana Volunteers. (search)
eptember 22. Carter's Depot and Blountsville September 22. Blue Springs October 10. Henderson's Mill October 11. Rheatown October 's Ridge, November 27. Duty at Whiteside, Tyner's Station and Blue Springs till May, 1864. Demonstration on Dalton, Ga., February 22-27. Watauga River, September 22. Carter's Depot September 22. Blue Springs October 10. Henderson's Mill and Rheatown October 11. Blou 24-October 3, 1863, and to Morristown October 6-8. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Duty at Greenville till November 6. Moved to B 24-October 3, 1863, and to Morristown October 6-8. Action at Blue Springs October 10. March to Greenville and duty there till November -October 3, 1863; thence to Morristown October 6-8. Action at Blue Springs October 10. March to Greenville and duty there till November tember 24-October 3, and to Morristown October 6-8. Action at Blue Springs October 10. March to Greenville and duty there till November
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Kentucky Volunteers. (search)
at Rusellville till August. Moved to Camp Nelson and Danville and join Gen. Burnside. Burnside's march over Cumberland Mountains and Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. Occupation of Knoxville September 3. Watauga River, Blue Springs, October 10. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Blain's Cross Roads December 15-16. At Strawberry Plains till January, 1864. Regiment veteranize and moved to Louisville, Ky. Vetand duty there till July 1. Moved to Glasgow, Ky., July 1, and operations against Morgan July 1-26. Garrison duty at Glasgow, Ky., till September 28. March to Knoxville, Tenn., thence to Morristown September 28-October 6. Action at Blue Springs October 10. At Morristown till December 5. Moved to Tazewell, Tenn., December 5, and duty there till January 26, 1864. Attack on Tazewell January 24. Moved to Cumberland Gap and duty there till November 8. Powell River Bridge Fe
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Maryland Volunteers. (search)
ber 14. Antietam September 16-17. Stone Bridge September 17. Duty in Pleasant Valley till October 27. Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 19. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. Burnside's 2nd Campaign ( Mud March ) January 20-24, 1863. Moved to Newport News February 11, thence to Lexington, Ky., March 26-April 1. Duty at Frankfort, Ky., till September. Rejoined Corps September 10. March to Knoxville, Tenn., September 12-20. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Operations in East Tennessee till November 14. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Loudon November 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 4. Repulse of Longstreet's assault on Fort Saunders November 29. Pursuit of Longstreet December 5-29. Duty in East Tennessee till March, 1864. Moved to Annapolis, Md., March 30-April 7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Massachusetts Volunteers. (search)
icksburg June 17-July 4. Advance on Jackson, Miss., July 4-10. Siege of Jackson July 10-17. At Milldale till August 12. Moved to Covington, Ky., August 12-23. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August to October. Action at Blue Springs October 10. At Lenois till November 14. Knoxville Campaign November-December. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 4. Pursuit of Longstreet December 7-28. Operations in East Tennessee till MJuly 10-17. At Milldale till August 5. Moved to Covington, Ky., August 5-12, and to Crab Orchard August 17-18. March across Cumberland Mountains to East Tennessee September 10-22. Near Knoxville September 27-October 3. Action at Blue Springs October 10. At Lenoir October 29-November 14. Knoxville Campaign November-December. Lenoir Station November 14-15. Campbell's Station November 17. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 4. Pursuit of Longstreet December 5-19
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Michigan Volunteers. (search)
Jonesborough September 28. Leesburg September 29. Blue Springs October 5 and 10. Sweetwater October 10-11. Rheat August 17-31 (Cos. E, F and I remained at Knoxville.) Blue Springs August 23 (Co. A ). Bull's Gap August 24. StrawbZollicoffer September 24. Jonesboro September 28. Blue Springs October 5 and 10. Sweetwater October 10-11. Moveduty near Knoxville September 27-October 3. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 2mber 10-26, and duty there till October 3. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 2arch to Knoxville, Tenn., September 10-26. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Duty at Lenoir October 20 to November 14arch to Knoxville, Tenn., September 10-26. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Duty at Lenoir Station till November 14.arch to Knoxville, Tenn., September 10-26. Action at Blue Springs October 10. Duty at Lenoir till November 14. Knox
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