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Charles Houghtaling (search for this): chapter 14
es, which were furiously opened upon by Bush's battery from Sill's line, and by Hescock's and Houghtaling's batteries, which had an oblique fire on the field from a commanding position in rear of my with Schaefer's and Sill's brigades on the commanding ground to the rear, where Hescock's and Houghtaling's batteries had been posted all the morning. The general course of this new position was long the edge of a cedar thicket, the rear rank backed up on the right flank of Roberts, with Houghtaling's battery in the angle. This presented Sill's and Schaefer's brigades in an almost opposite unition would permit, was pulled slowly in toward the Nashville pike. Eighty of the horses of Houghtaling's battery having been killed, an attempt was made to bring his guns back by hand over the rocptain Henry F. Wescott. artillery: Captain Henry Hescock. First Illinois Battery, C. Captain Charles Houghtaling. Fourth Indiana Battery, Captain Asahel K, Bush. First Missouri Battery, G. Captain
Bardstown Bragg (search for this): chapter 14
t the right of Crittenden's corps could attack Bragg's centre in reverse, while Thomas supported Crht next morning, it was plainly indicated that Bragg had planned to swing his left on our right by of the two generals were almost identical; but Bragg took the initiative, beginning his movement abfederate lines, and that he was convinced that Bragg was massing on our right with the purpose of m. From this time till the evening of January 3 Bragg's left remained in our front, and continued tod in view only a defensive purpose, for unless Bragg dislodged the troops which were now massing int led by Breckenridge ending in entire defeat, Bragg retired from Murfreesboroa the night of Januarers and men. He lost 13,230, or 31.5 per cent. Bragg's effective force was 37,800 officers and men;e moment we were thrown on the defensive. Had Bragg followed up with the spirit which characterizefensive operations for a long time afterward. Bragg's intrenchments in front of Stone River were v[6 more...]
Jefferson C. Davis (search for this): chapter 14
ult, Hardee extended the attack gradually along in front of Davis, his movement taking the form of a wheel to the right, the my division. Johnson's division soon gave way, and two of Davis's brigades were forced to fall back with it, though stubborpon my extreme right, and the front of Woodruffs brigade of Davis's division, which brigade still held on in its first positisent to Sill's rear before daylight. Both Johnson's and Davis's divisions were now practically gone from our line, havinge of an obtuse angle, with my three batteries at the apex. Davis, and Carlin of his division, endeavored to rally their men effect, and was in strong contrast to the excited manner of Davis, who seemed overpowered by the disaster that had befallen higed to fall back from the point where Woodruffs brigade of Davis's division had rallied after the disaster of the early mornest, Cleburn's division of the Confederates confronting it. Davis's division was posted on my right, and Walker's brigade of
BrigadierGeneral R. W. Johnson (search for this): chapter 14
any further dispositions than had already been taken. He said that he thought Johnson's division would be able to take care of the right, and seemed confident that ardee opened the engagement, just as Sill had predicted, by a fierce attack on Johnson's division, the extreme right of the Union line. Immediate success attending wheel to the right, the pivot being nearly opposite the left of my division. Johnson's division soon gave way, and two of Davis's brigades were forced to fall backt on Woodruff was in conjunction with an advance of the column that had forced Johnson to retire, Woodruff was compelled unfortunately to give way, and two regiments enemy's initiatory attack I had sent to Sill's rear before daylight. Both Johnson's and Davis's divisions were now practically gone from our line, having retire's corps, which had reported to me, took up a line that connected my left with Johnson's division. Late in the evening General Rosecrans, accompanied by General
Nathan H. Walworth (search for this): chapter 14
nel Bernard Laiboldt. Second Missouri (2), Major Francis Ehrler. Fifteenth Missouri, Lieutenant-Colonel John Weber. Third brigade: (1) Colonel Georce W. Roberts. (2) Colonel Fazilo A. Harrington. (3) Colonel Luther P. Bradley. Twenty-Second Illinois (1), Lieutenant-Colonel Francis Swanwick. Twenty-Second Illinois (2), Captain Samuel Johnson. Twenty-Seventh Illinois (1), Colonel Fazilo A. Harrington. Twenty-Seventh Illinois (2), Major William A. Schmitt. Forty-Second Illinois, Lieutenant-Colonel Nathan H. Walworth. Fifty-First Illinois (1), Colonel Luther P. Bradley. Fifty-First Illinois(2), Captain Henry F. Wescott. artillery: Captain Henry Hescock. First Illinois Battery, C. Captain Charles Houghtaling. Fourth Indiana Battery, Captain Asahel K, Bush. First Missouri Battery, G. Captain Henry Hescock. Battery C was attached to the Third Brigade; Fourth Indiana Battery to the First Brigade; and Battery G, First Missouri, to the Second Brigade. Of this number I lost 1,633 killed, wo
Leonidas Polk (search for this): chapter 14
-Seventh Illinois, who succeeded to his brigade, was mortally wounded a few minutes later. I had now on the death-roll three brigade commanders, and the loss of subordinate officers and men was appalling, but their sacrifice had accomplished the desired result; they had not fallen in vain. Indeed, the bravery and tenacity of my division gave to Rosecrans the time required to make new dispositions, and exacted from our foes the highest commendations. [extract from report of Lieutenant-General L. Polk.] Major-General Withers's left was opposed to the right of General Sheridan, commanding the third and remaining division of General McCook's corps. The enemy's right was strongly posted on a ridge of rocks, with chasms intervening, and covered with a dense growth of rough cedars. Being advised of the attack he was to expect by the fierce contest which was being waged on his right, he was fully prepared for the onset, and this notice and the strength of his position enabled him
Nicholas Greusel (search for this): chapter 14
g through his upper lip and penetrating the brain. Although this was a heavy loss, yet the enemy's discomfiture was such as to give us an hour's time, and as Colonel Greusel, Thirty-sixth Illinois, succeeded to Sill's command, I directed him, as he took charge, to recall the brigade to its original position, for the turning-columneneral Philip H. Sheridan. escort: Second Kentucky Cavalry, Co. L. Lieutenant Joseph T. Forman. first brigade: (1) Brigadier-General Joshua W. Sill. (2) Colonel Nicholas Greusel. Thirty-Sixth Illinois (1), Colonel Nicholas Greusel. Thirty-Sixth Illinois (2), Major Silas Miller. Thirty-Sixth Illinois (3), Captain Porter C. Olson. Colonel Nicholas Greusel. Thirty-Sixth Illinois (2), Major Silas Miller. Thirty-Sixth Illinois (3), Captain Porter C. Olson. Eighty-Eighth Illinois, Colonel Francis T. Sherman. Twenty-First Michigan, Lieutenant-Colonel William B. McCreery. Twenty-Fourth Wisconsin, Major Elisha C. Hibbard. Second brigade: (1) Colonel Frederick Schaefer. (2) Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard Laiboldt. Forty-Fourth Illinois, Captain Wallace W. Barrett. Seventy-Third Illinois, M
Henry Hescock (search for this): chapter 14
sly opened upon by Bush's battery from Sill's line, and by Hescock's and Houghtaling's batteries, which had an oblique fire oill's brigades on the commanding ground to the rear, where Hescock's and Houghtaling's batteries had been posted all the morn this new ground, I posted Roberts on Negley's right, with Hescock's and Bush's guns, the brigade and guns occupying a low rond, but it could not be done, and we had to abandon them. Hescock also had lost most of his horses, but all his guns were sa, were pushed up on Palmer's right, accompanied by four of Hescock's guns; but the advance of the enemy here had already beengely with the enemy. Withdrawing the two regiments and Hescock's battery, that I had posted on the right of Palmer, I mov Illinois(2), Captain Henry F. Wescott. artillery: Captain Henry Hescock. First Illinois Battery, C. Captain Charles HoughtaCaptain Asahel K, Bush. First Missouri Battery, G. Captain Henry Hescock. Battery C was attached to the Third Brigade; Fou
John C. Breckenridge (search for this): chapter 14
continued to show itself at intervals by weak demonstrations, which we afterward ascertained were directly intended to cover the desperate assault he made with Breckenridge on the left of Rosecrans, an assault that really had in view only a defensive purpose, for unless Bragg dislodged the troops which were now massing in front ofo withdraw General Polk's corps behind Stone River and finally abandon Murfreesboroa. The sequel proved this to be the case; and the ill-judged assault led by Breckenridge ending in entire defeat, Bragg retired from Murfreesboroa the night of January 3. General Rosecrans occupied Murfreesboroa on the 4th and 5th, having gaint instead he allowed us to gain time, intrench, and recover a confidence that at first was badly shaken. Finally, to cap the climax of his errors, he directed Breckenridge to make the assault from his right flank on January 2, with small chance for anything but disaster, when the real purpose in view could have been accomplished
Joseph T. Forman (search for this): chapter 14
ur from the service, the scene was brought to a close by drumming the cowards out of camp. It was a mortifying spectacle, but from that day no officer in that division ever abandoned his colors. My effective force in the battle of Stone River was 4,154 officers and men. battle of Stone River (Murfreesboroa), Tenn., December, 1862, January, 1863 Third division: (Right Wing, Fourteenth Army Corps) Brigadier-General Philip H. Sheridan. escort: Second Kentucky Cavalry, Co. L. Lieutenant Joseph T. Forman. first brigade: (1) Brigadier-General Joshua W. Sill. (2) Colonel Nicholas Greusel. Thirty-Sixth Illinois (1), Colonel Nicholas Greusel. Thirty-Sixth Illinois (2), Major Silas Miller. Thirty-Sixth Illinois (3), Captain Porter C. Olson. Eighty-Eighth Illinois, Colonel Francis T. Sherman. Twenty-First Michigan, Lieutenant-Colonel William B. McCreery. Twenty-Fourth Wisconsin, Major Elisha C. Hibbard. Second brigade: (1) Colonel Frederick Schaefer. (2) Lieutenant-Colonel Bernard L
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