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Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 31, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 2 2 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 2 2 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 2 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 2 2 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 2 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 2 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 2 2 Browse Search
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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 36. battle of Port Royal, S. C. Fought November 7, 1861. (search)
ns, and had the satisfaction to receive his full concurrence, though he and the commanders of the brigades very justly laid great stress on the necessity, if possible, of getting this frigate into the harbor of Port Royal. On Tuesday, the 29th of October, the fleet under my command left Hampton Roads, and, with the army transports, numbered fifty vessels. On the day previous I had despatched the coal vessels, twenty-five in number, under convoy of the Vandalia, Commander Haggerty, to rendezReport of Major Reynolds. U. S. Ship Sabine, at sea, November 8, 1861. sir: I have the honor to report that the marine battalion under my command, left Hampton Roads on the transport steamboat Governor, on the morning of Tuesday, the 29th of October, with the other vessels of the fleet, and continued with them, near the flag-ship Wabash, until Friday, the 1st November. On Friday morning, about ten o'clock, the wind began to freshen, and by twelve or one blew so violently we were obli
ions gained by their bravery and valor. They are encamping in a sweet-potato field, the edibles of which they will soon, doubtless, exhibit a fondness for. General Sherman's Headquarters are at the mansion-house lately occupied by the officers of Fort Walker as theirs. Over its roof the Stars and Stripes of the Union now wave, and our victorious troops gaze on it with full, gushing hearts, and songs of exultant triumph. Journal of the Vanderbilt. on board steamer Vanderbilt, Tuesday, October 29. At half-past 4 this morning the signal gun for getting under way was fired from the U. S. steam-frigate Wabash, Commodore Dupont commanding. At five there was a general weighing of anchors, and the Wabash steamed out at half-past 5. As the sun rose the whole fleet was under way, the weather being delightfully clear, a light breeze from the west, and no clouds. Some delay occurred in getting the fleet in proper order, but at ten the Commodore's ship was off Cape Henry Lighth
Garibaldi.--The following letter from Garibaldi has been received by the United States Consul at Antwerp: Caprera, Sept. 10, 1861. my dear sir: I saw Mr. Sanford, and regret to be obliged to announce to you that I shall not be able to go to the United States at present. I do not doubt of the triamph of the cause of the Union, and that shortly. But if the war should unfortunately continue in your beautiful country, I shall overcome all obstacles which detain me, and hasten to the defence of a people who are dear to me. G. Garibaldi. To Mr. Quiggle, U. S. Consul at Antwerp. --N. Y. Tribune, Oct. 29.
der Hooker, and throwing a force from Chattanooga, under General W. F. Smith, on the south side of the river, at Burns's Ferry, the points of Lookout Mountain commanding the river were recaptured on the twenty-seventh, twenty-eighth, and twenty-ninth of October. This important success restored his communications with his depots of supplies. It is not my province, even if I had the means of doing so, to speak of the brilliant exploits of our navy in the western waters. It may be proper, howeving summary of the operations of General Grant's army since my report of the fifteenth ultimo. It appears from the official reports which have been received here, that our loss in the operations of the twenty-seventh, twenty-eighth, and twenty-ninth of October, in reopening communications on the south side of the Tennessee River, from Chattanooga to Bridgeport. was seventy-six killed, three hundred and thirty-nine wounded, and twenty-two missing. Total, four hundred and thirty-seven. The e
Doc. 17.-the fight at cross Hollows, Ark. this battle is also known as the battle of Fayetteville. Missouri Democrat narrative. cross Hollows, Ark., October 29. I take this, the earliest opportunity, of sending you intelligence and further detail relative to another victory which has been gained in Northwestern Arkansas. Telegraphic despatches regarding the fight doubtless have already reached you and been presented to your readers. The facts of the case are these: The army of the frontier had been vainly pursuing the main body of the rebels for several weeks without hope of bringing on a collision, until news came that a considerable force had collected near Fayetteville. On Monday, Gen. Totten's entire division started from Osage Spring, a point five or six miles west of Cross Hollows, and equidistant with the latter to Fayetteville. His force moved at three o'clock in the afternoon, some six or seven thousand strong, going directly toward Fayetteville, which
f blacks, (infantry,) consisting of some two hundred and twenty men, who, on Sunday evening last, marched from this place, and on Monday arrived at the farm of one old Toothman, a noted secesh, living on the north side of the river and directly north and opposite the island, about two miles. Here the Captain threw up some fortifications, the rebels showing themselves almost continually around him, and their picket-guards approaching to within a quarter of a mile of his camp. On Wednesday, October twenty-ninth, at about two o'clock P. M., Captain Seamen ordered Captain Armstrong, with about twenty men, to reconnoitre along a ravine and on the brow of a ridge about half a mile from camp, to try and draw out the rebels from their hiding-place, for the purpose of giving them battle. Captain Armstrong proceeded according to orders, but failing to draw out the enemy, proceeded on beyond, where designated. It was observed from camp that the secesh were gathering, and from observation, it
llas under one Gatewood; and after scouting through the country mentioned, and finding no enemy, returned to camp the twenty-seventh. October twenty-eighth and twenty-ninth, marched to Rome, where the brigade was paid off. November first, the Thirteenth Michigan veteran volunteer infantry was temporarily assigned to the brigade. October twenty-eighth, at two P. M., crossed the Chattooga River and moved out on the Rome road, marching eight miles, and bivouacked at State Pine. October twenty-ninth, marched to Rome, sixteen miles, remaining there the thirtieth and thirty-first. November first, marched to Kingston, sixteen miles, remaining there thege, and crossed the Chattooga on the nineteenth. October twentieth, division reached Galesville, Alabama, where it remained encamped till the twenty-ninth. October twenty-ninth, crossed the Chattooga, destroyed the bridge and also a large and valuable flouring-mill, passed through McCullough's Gap, and encamped five miles from Rom
vision headquarters, this brig-ade started for Decatur on the morning of October twenty-ninth, at six o'clock, for the purpose of rendering assistance to a foraging eeturned, without being molested, on the twenty-fourth October. On the twenty-ninth October, this regiment, with the other regiments of the brigade, went to Decatur and encamped them on the Decatur road, two miles west of Stone Mountain. October 29.--By one A. M., all my wagons had reached the camp. At seven A. M., I commend about five miles beyond Stone Mountain, eastward, and returned, on the twenty-ninth October, with wagons loaded with corn and a large quantity of other supplies. Td to same camp. October 28th, marched seven miles past Stone Mountain. October 29th, returned to Atlanta, a distance of fifteen miles; resumed picket-duty until, and did its share of the work without the loss of a man. From the twenty-ninth of October to the tenth of November, nothing of interest occurred worthy of notin
.Ambulances.Two-Horse Wagons.CartsBuggies.Pounds Corn.Pounds Fodder.Commissary Stores in large quantities. Oct. 13thBrigadier-General Geary, Second division,Captain G. L. Parker, A. Q. M.420    352,80028,200Cattle, sheep, poultry, sweet potatoes, honey, butter, syrup, etc. Oct. 20thColonel Robinson, Eighty-second Illinois,Captain E. P. Graves, A. Q. M.6713381011551,48830,000do.do.do. Oct. 24thColonel Dustin,Captain M. Summers, A. Q. M.82551Vehicles of all classes.607,38050,000do.do.do. Oct. 29thBrigadier-General Geary, Second division,Captain G. L. Parker, A. Q. M.652 16 4420,80030,000do.do.do.         1,932,468138,200    The trains of the following commands were supplied with forage obtained on the expeditions: Fourth army corps, Fourteenth army corps, Fifteenth army corps, Seventeenth army corps, Twentieth army corps, Headquarters Department of Cumberland, Signal corps Department of Cumberland, Ordnance Department of Cumberland, Medical Supply Department of Cu
igade went on a foraging expedition to Flat Rock, and returned on the fourteenth, with train loaded with forage. 19th, 21st, 22d. The regiment guarded railroad-train and were engaged in tearing up rails on East-Point Railroad to and from East-Point. 26th. The regiment, with other troops, went on a foraging expedition to Yellow River, Georgia, and returned the twenty-ninth, having met with good success, and filling five hundred wagons with forage. The intermediate time between October twenty-ninth and November fifth was passed in performing the usual duties of camp. November 5.--Regiment broke camp at three P. M., and, with brigade and division, moved out on the McDonough road, and bivouacked till 6th. The order to march having been countermanded, the regiment returned to camp at Atlanta at twelve M. 9th. At six A. M., a body of rebel cavalry, estimated at one thousand two hundred, attacked the works in front of us with shell, and were repulsed, leaving three men kil
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