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Tunnel Hill (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
th of Ringgold and encamped near --Church. On the evening of the 6th of May I received orders to be ready to move at daylight. Accordingly, at the appointed time, on the morning of the 7th of May, I moved my regiment with the brigade toward Tunnel Hill. We had movedbut a few miles when our skirmishers, Fifty-second Ohio Volunteer Infantry (Lieutenant-Colonel Clancy commanding), my regiment supporting it, caine in contact with the enemy. I was ordered by Colonel McCook to march my regiment rward through a skirt of woods into an open field; the enemy opened with artillery, but fortunately did no damage. The army was detained but a short time. I was ordered to march by the flank. I marched the regiment on the main road south of Tunnel Hill about one mile, and then went into position on the right of the road, my left joining the One hundred and twenty-fifty Illinois (Colonel Harmon), and my right the Seventy-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, of the First Division, Fourteenth Army C
Ringgold, Ga. (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
from the time it marched from Lee and Gordon's Mills, May 3, 1864, to the time it arrived in the city of Atlanta, Ga., September 4, 1864: Early on the morning of the 3d of May, pursuant to orders, I marched my regiment with the brigade to Ringgold, Ga., joining the division at this place. Here I encamped and remained until the 5th of May, when, with the brigade (Col. Dan. McCook commanding), I moved my regiment two miles south of Ringgold and encamped near --Church. On the evening of theRinggold and encamped near --Church. On the evening of the 6th of May I received orders to be ready to move at daylight. Accordingly, at the appointed time, on the morning of the 7th of May, I moved my regiment with the brigade toward Tunnel Hill. We had movedbut a few miles when our skirmishers, Fifty-second Ohio Volunteer Infantry (Lieutenant-Colonel Clancy commanding), my regiment supporting it, caine in contact with the enemy. I was ordered by Colonel McCook to march my regiment in line of battle, my left resting on the road. In this order I m
Peach Tree Creek (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
enemy on the 10th ; 1 enlisted man was wounded. I remained with the brigade on the north side of the Chattahoochee River doing — picket and other duties till the 18th, when we moved to the south side of the river to within about one mile of Peach Tree Creek. On the 19th of July my regiment took part in a brisk engagement on Peach Tree Creek, by which we gained a very important position. Casualties, I commissioned officer wounded (Lieut. William D. Faulkner, Company D), 4 enlisted men killed aPeach Tree Creek, by which we gained a very important position. Casualties, I commissioned officer wounded (Lieut. William D. Faulkner, Company D), 4 enlisted men killed and 5 wounded. On the 22d, the rebels having again retreated the army followed them up in front of Atlanta. From this date until the 28th the regiment was engaged in nothing except the usual routine of a campaign, such as picketing, &c. On July 28 it took part with the division in an important reconnaissance on the extreme right of our line, my regiment having four companies deployed as skirmishers. Nothing unusual transpired --ntil August 5, when again my regiment took part in advancing t
Chattahoochee River, Ga. (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
uring the six days we lay so close to the rebel works my regiment lost additional 2 enlisted men killed and 8 wounded. My regimeht again moved on with the victorious army after the retreating foe until July 10. He had retreated across the Chattahoochee River. Three companies were deployed as skirmishers in pursuing the enemy on the 10th ; 1 enlisted man was wounded. I remained with the brigade on the north side of the Chattahoochee River doing — picket and other duties till the 18th, when we Chattahoochee River doing — picket and other duties till the 18th, when we moved to the south side of the river to within about one mile of Peach Tree Creek. On the 19th of July my regiment took part in a brisk engagement on Peach Tree Creek, by which we gained a very important position. Casualties, I commissioned officer wounded (Lieut. William D. Faulkner, Company D), 4 enlisted men killed and 5 wounded. On the 22d, the rebels having again retreated the army followed them up in front of Atlanta. From this date until the 28th the regiment was engaged in nothing ex
Kenesaw Mountain (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
y importance in this report. With the exception of changing position, relieving and being relieved on the sirkmish line and following up the enemy, who in the mean time had fallen back .a short distance, nothing occurred. On the 15th of June six companies of my regiment were deployed as skirmishers, and in advancing the lines 2 men were wounded. On the 16th of June I had 2 more men wounded on the skirmish line. Nothing very iniportant occurred until June 19. The rebels fell back to Kenesaw Mountain, as usual. Our brigade followed them up. On the 21st and 22d of June six companies of my regiment were deployed as skirmishers; I enlisted man was killed and 2 wounded; also, I man was wounded in quarters on the 22d by a shell. On the 25th of June I moved with the brigade to the right about three miles and remained in camp until the 27th of June. Early on this morning I received orders to be ready to move at sunrise, leaving camp and garrison equipage behind. A charge on the rebe
Atlanta (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
y-sixth Illinois Inf antry. Hdqrs. Eighty-Sixth Illinois Vol. Infantry, Atlanta, Ga., September 7, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to make the following reporm Lee and Gordon's Mills, May 3, 1864, to the time it arrived in the city of Atlanta, Ga., September 4, 1864: Early on the morning of the 3d of May, pursuant to oe 22d, the rebels having again retreated the army followed them up in front of Atlanta. From this date until the 28th the regiment was engaged in nothing except thegade to the left. We crossed a valley and the main road from JonesboroughI to Atlanta.. Here we took the direction of Jonesborough until, in a mile and a half of thto move to Jonesborough. On the evening of the 3d the brigade started back to Atlanta, with 1,600 prisoners. On the 4th my regiment, with the brigade, arrived safely in Atlanta with the prisoners. Thus ended most brilliantly a four months campaign. Almost every day during the whole campaign the regiment has been under fire
Dalton, Ga. (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
the brigade, to the rear and encamped for the night. On the morning of May 12 our connection with Buzzard Roost was severed. A large portion of the army moved to the right through Snake Creek Gap, continuing the march till 3 a. m. of the 13th of May, when we lay down and rested for a few hours. I was ordered to move with the brigade about one mile, where we halted, closed in mass, in which position we remained unitil evening, when the brigade moved to the left of Resaca, Ga., striking the Dalton road and bivouacking for the night. May 14, I moved with the brigade for the front, and took a position in a field, where I remained closed in mass till about 3 p. m., when the brigade formed in line of battle, under heavy artillery fire, on the right of the Twenty-third Corps, my regiment on the right of the Fifty-second Ohio Volunteer Infantry (Lieutenant-Colonel Clancy) and on the left of the Eighty-fifth Illinois (Colonel Dilworth). The brigade remained in this position till night and t
Illinois (Illinois, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
ordered by Colonel McCook to march my regiment in line of battle, my left resting on the road. In this order I moved forward through a skirt of woods into an open field; the enemy opened with artillery, but fortunately did no damage. The army was detained but a short time. I was ordered to march by the flank. I marched the regiment on the main road south of Tunnel Hill about one mile, and then went into position on the right of the road, my left joining the One hundred and twenty-fifty Illinois (Colonel Harmon), and my right the Seventy-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, of the First Division, Fourteenth Army Corps. I remained in this position until the morning of the 8th of May, when the whole brigade advanced in front of Buzzard Roost. No change of position was made till the 9th instant, when, with the brigade, I was ordered to move my regiment about one mile to the left to support the First Brigade (General Morgan), one or two regiments of which were deployed as skirmishers. No
Georgia (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
No. 142. report of Lieut. Col. Allen L. Fahnestock, Eighty-sixth Illinois Inf antry. Hdqrs. Eighty-Sixth Illinois Vol. Infantry, Atlanta, Ga., September 7, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by the Eighty-sixth Illinois Volunteer Infantry in the great Georgia campaign, from the time it marched from Lee and Gordon's Mills, May 3, 1864, to the time it arrived in the city of Atlanta, Ga., September 4, 1864: Early on the morning of the 3d of May, pursuant to orders, I marched my regiment with the brigade to Ringgold, Ga., joining the division at this place. Here I encamped and remained until the 5th of May, when, with the brigade (Col. Dan. McCook commanding), I moved my regiment two miles south of Ringgold and encamped near --Church. On the evening of the 6th of May I received orders to be ready to move at daylight. Accordingly, at the appointed time, on the morning of the 7th of May, I moved my regiment with the brigade towa
Resaca (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 146
a. m. of the 13th of May, when we lay down and rested for a few hours. I was ordered to move with the brigade about one mile, where we halted, closed in mass, in which position we remained unitil evening, when the brigade moved to the left of Resaca, Ga., striking the Dalton road and bivouacking for the night. May 14, I moved with the brigade for the front, and took a position in a field, where I remained closed in mass till about 3 p. m., when the brigade formed in line of battle, under heaveir retreat. On the morning of the 16th their works were evacuated, the whole army was put in motion, and, with the old flag in the breeze, moved triumphantly over the country won from the enemy. I marched my regiment, with the brigade, through Resaca, thence to Snake Creek Gap, and thence toward Rome, Ga. . May 17, marched to within two miles of Rome, where we met the enemy in force. I formed my regiment in line of battle, the Twentysecond Indiana (Lieutenant-Colonel Wiles) on my left, and b
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