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e that James Allen had brought the news to Major Shaeffer that a force of nearly 3,000 was passing u Major Wicks. I then determined to pursue Major Shaeffer and catch him at any rate. I accordingly pistol. He fired on and mortally wounded Major Shaeffer. He engaged in a saber hand-to-hand combammissioned officers and privates. Paroled Major Shaeffer and 4 wounded-unable to march-and detailedels numbering 1,280, while the force under Major Shaeffer [de Boernsteinj consisted of 125 men. r wounded and dead of all their clothing. Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] was robbed of his coat and The command started under the command of Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] (130 men strong), on May 2 passed, going toward Paris, which induced Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] to go to Dresden and possi (the North Fork) crosses the said river. Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] concluded to stop there fomain body of us had unsaddled our horses. Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] ordered the command to fal[2 more...]
eived Mrs. Cowan by passing for a Federal officer, and got certain intelligence that James Allen had brought the news to Major Shaeffer that a force of nearly 3,000 was passing up to Paris; he instantly sent off on the fastest horses couriers to Hickman, Mayfield, Paducah, and elsewhere, that all the neighborhood had gone, and much more not necessary to relate. I got all her news, and then her negro boy William was even more confidential toward a supposed Abolitionist. I saw that my plans werrm of Mr. Erwin. There a report was made by a citizen coming from Caledonia that a large force of Confederate cavalry had passed, going toward Paris, which induced Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] to go to Dresden and possibly toward Mayfield and Hickman. We made a night march on a very dark and stormy night, and reached Dresden at about 1 a. m. Pickets were sent out toward Como, which reported (very late) that the enemy had his pickets at our last camping place-Erwin's farm. We left Dresde
Thomas Claiborne (search for this): chapter 40
May 2-9, 1862.-expedition from Trenton to Paris and Dresden, Tenn., with skirmish, May 5, near Lockridge's Mill. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederate Cavalry. No. 2.-Col. William W. Lowe, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. No. 3.-Capts. William A. Haw and Henning von Minden, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. No. 1.-report of Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederate Cavalry. Spring Creek, Tenn., May 9, 1862. Sir: I have the honor to report that I left Trenton on May 2 and encamped Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederate Cavalry. Spring Creek, Tenn., May 9, 1862. Sir: I have the honor to report that I left Trenton on May 2 and encamped at King's Bridge. On the 3d encamped at McKenzie's Station, waiting Jackson, who joined me on the 4th, and we marched (whole force about 1,250) to attack a force reported to be at Paris, 250 to 500 strong. I separated into three columns, to surround it and intercept them toward Fort Heiman. At about 4 p. m. entered Paris. The enemy had moved at 10 a. m. toward Dresden. I immediately detached one column, under Lieuten. ant-Colonel Pell, to Boydsville, and with my own joined Colonel Jack
from Trenton to Paris and Dresden, Tenn., with skirmish, May 5, near Lockridge's Mill. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederate Cavalry. No. 2.-Col. William W. Lowe, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. No. 3.-Capts. William A. Haw and Henning von Minden, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. No. 1.-report of Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederate Cavalry. Spring Creek, Tenn., May 9, 1862. Sir: I have the honor to report that I left Trenton on May 2 and encamped at King's Bridge. On the 3age and provisions. I am, sir, your obedient servant, W. W. Lowe, Colonel Curtis' Horse, Commanding. Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters Department of the Mississippi, Monterey, Miss. No. 3.-report of Capts. William A. Haw and Henning von Minden, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. the address of this report not known. It was found in the Confederate archives as accompanying document to Colonel Claiborne's report of the affair. See p 879. Spring Creek, Tenn., May 9, 1862. The co
e not necessary to relate. I got all her news, and then her negro boy William was even more confidential toward a supposed Abolitionist. I saw that my plans were thus frustrated beyond a doubt, in which opinion Colonel Jackson agreed, as did Major Wicks. I then determined to pursue Major Shaeffer and catch him at any rate. I accordingly waited a sufficient time to let him satisfy himself I was going to Dresden, and I took a by-road through Palmersville to cut the Dresden road to Boydsville.Colonel Jackson was, as usual with him, such as to merit your highest approval, and the good conduct of his regiment on the march and in the affair excellent. Regretting the impossibility of getting to Paducah, in which Colonel Jackson and Major Wicks agree with me, I hope to have your approval of my course. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, th. Claiborne. No. 2.-report of Col. William W. Lowe, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. headquarters, Forts Henry and Heiman, May 12, 1862.
De Boernstein (search for this): chapter 40
ed our wounded and dead of all their clothing. Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] was robbed of his coat and boots while still living. As so62. The command started under the command of Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] (130 men strong), on May 2, toward Paris, where we were delayey had passed, going toward Paris, which induced Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] to go to Dresden and possibly toward Mayfield and Hickman. Weridge (the North Fork) crosses the said river. Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] concluded to stop there for the night. I took the picket with the main body of us had unsaddled our horses. Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] ordered the command to fall back beyond the bridge in our rearead. Lieutenant Vredenburg had the same fate. Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] was shot a few paces behind me and taken. Captain Nott, Lieut wounded. To-day the rumor was spread out that Major Shaeffer [de Boernstein] died last night. The commanding officer, Col. Th. Claiborn
James Pell (search for this): chapter 40
oward Fort Heiman. At about 4 p. m. entered Paris. The enemy had moved at 10 a. m. toward Dresden. I immediately detached one column, under Lieuten. ant-Colonel Pell, to Boydsville, and with my own joined Colonel Jackson who was on the Dresden road, 2J miles. We pushed on vigorously, contending with a night of unusual darkdetermined to secure my prisoners. I marched to Como at 1 p. m. and fed; marched to within 5 miles of Caledonia and halted. At midnight I got a dispatch from Colonel Pell, who, having joined me from Boydsville, was again sent toward Conyersville, to attack a reported force of 150. At a certain point he obtained some news that tight at McLemoresville, and satisfied myself that the enemy had that morning entered Paris with artillery, foot, and horse, but there he would remain. I left Colonel Pell at or near McKenzie, with orders to observe the enemy and keep posted as to his movements, and to-day, leaving orders for Pell to take a position between McLem
William A. Haw (search for this): chapter 40
near Lockridge's Mill. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederate Cavalry. No. 2.-Col. William W. Lowe, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. No. 3.-Capts. William A. Haw and Henning von Minden, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. No. 1.-report of Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederate Cavalry. Spring Creek, Tenn., May 9, 1862. W. Lowe, Colonel Curtis' Horse, Commanding. Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters Department of the Mississippi, Monterey, Miss. No. 3.-report of Capts. William A. Haw and Henning von Minden, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. the address of this report not known. It was found in the Confederate archives as accompanying document to k. I only feel myself authorized to say that it was a large one-larger than we could and did expect. The commander, his officers, and even his men, treated us like true soldiers and gentlemen, which I take great pleasure to state. W. A. Haw, Captain Company F, Curtis' Horse. H. V. Minden, Captain Company G, Curtis' Horse.
Robert C. Farris (search for this): chapter 40
eans to prepare nor haversacks to carry with them food for a day even. We subsisted with great difficulty and by getting people for miles around to cook for us. It is well to add that the person — an Englishman, of Paducah-sent to me to act as guide, without my request, by Provost Hayes, at Jackson, Tenn., who seems to have known my destination, called to see me, but left for Paducah, telling two persons, of my knowledge, where I was going. This is certain. The notorious spy and guide Farris, a citizen of Paris, who led the enemy to King's Camp, and has since figured conspicuously in pointing out our friends, was captured, and deserves to be shot; also Rose, of Paris Landing, taken wounded; he has been also a guide for them. The conduct of Colonel Jackson was, as usual with him, such as to merit your highest approval, and the good conduct of his regiment on the march and in the affair excellent. Regretting the impossibility of getting to Paducah, in which Colonel Jackson
William W. Lowe (search for this): chapter 40
n to Paris and Dresden, Tenn., with skirmish, May 5, near Lockridge's Mill. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederate Cavalry. No. 2.-Col. William W. Lowe, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. No. 3.-Capts. William A. Haw and Henning von Minden, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. No. 1.-report of Col. Thomas Claiborne, Sixth Confederaajor Wicks agree with me, I hope to have your approval of my course. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, th. Claiborne. No. 2.-report of Col. William W. Lowe, Fifth Iowa Cavalry. headquarters, Forts Henry and Heiman, May 12, 1862. Sir: I have the honor to report the result of an expedition sent out recension of this section of the country, it is their intention to take off everything in the way of forage and provisions. I am, sir, your obedient servant, W. W. Lowe, Colonel Curtis' Horse, Commanding. Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters Department of the Mississippi, Monterey, Miss. No. 3.-report of Capts. William
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