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Columbia, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
r twenty minutes, when we charged the line and drove it back for some distance. General Wharton's column and our train having now passed, and the object for which we fought being accomplished, we withdrew, without being followed by the enemy. The enemy, in his own account of the fight, acknowledged a loss of twenty-nine killed, including one Colonel, and one hundred and fifty-nine wounded. My entire loss was less than one-fourth of the above figures. A reconnoissance was made towards Columbia, which caused the enemy to .evacuate that place and destroy all their stores, including thirty days rations for the garrison. We then proceeded to the Tennessee River at Muscle Shoals, the only fordable place on the river, where we crossed without difficulty, the enemy reaching the river just after I had crossed. Two pieces of artillery of Wiggin's battery having broken down several times, were finally abandoned on account of our utter inability to bring them further. The officers de
Missionary Ridge, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
titute the southern spurs which terminate Missionary Ridge, are covered with open woods, have a gentf Chattanooga, and arrived at the foot of Missionary Ridge at ten o'clock A. M. I soon ascertained tsh Spring road and up the broken spurs of Missionary Ridge, to its first elevation, one hundred yardne of battle. The crest of the spur of Missionary Ridge north of Villetoe's house extends. east again during the contest for the spur of Missionary Ridge, in the evening. My division commenced. headquarters Wood's brigade, Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, October 9, 1863. Captain Buck, A. my brigade) and move as far as the top of Missionary Ridge, or discover the whereabouts of the enemyttanooga. When we arrived at the foot of Missionary Ridge, we formed line of battle on the left of truggle for the possession of this ground-Missionary Ridge. The battle raged furiously, and the tidade. headquarters Deshler's brigade, Missionary Ridge, October 6, 1863. Captain J. A. Buck, A. [20 more...]
Jackson (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
is command, Frazier's, at Cumberland Gap, and Jackson's, in Northeast Tennessee, were thus severed ionary Ridge: The division was composed of Jackson's brigade, Brigadier-General John K. Jackson;ar of Major-General Walker's line of battle — Jackson's brigade on the right, Smith's in the centreMajor-General Walker. The left and centre of Jackson at once, and in a few moments thereafter the forced to retire and take position in rear of Jackson's and Smith's brigades, which were moved forwd in line of battle. In this night attack, Jackson's and Smith's brigades only, of my command, e as a reserve. No part of my command, except Jackson's brigade, was engaged in the active operatiogade to the left, I immediately advanced with Jackson's brigade, and again encountered the enemy bedier-General J. K. Jackson. headquarters Jackson's brigade, Cheatham's division, Polk's corps, road, supported by a long line of infantry. Jackson's brigade, which was some distance to my left[8 more...]
Graysville (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
ay-dawn to-morrow the column reported in said dispatch at three-quarters of a mile beyond Peavine Church on the road to Graysville from Lafayette. I am, General, etc., George W. Brent, Assistant Adjutant-General. Headquarterr army of Tennessee, or to make the following report of the recent combats of my command with the enemy: The first of these occurred near Graysville, on the tenth instant, when, being out on a reconnoissance with the Sixth Georgia cavalry (Colonel Hart), it was report place until the evening of the seven teenth instant, when the enemy again advanced upon Ringgold from the direction of Graysville. I marched out to meet them and drove them back. That night the enemy encamped about five miles from Ringgold, on thebout eleven o'clock A. M., in compliance with orders previously received, I halted the column near Kuler's Mill, on the Graysville and Lafayette road, four and a half miles from the former place. Captain Thompson, Assistant Chief of Artillery of Gen
Davis Cross Roads (Alabama, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
ing Division: General: You will move with your division immediately to Davis' Cross-roads, on the road from Lafayette to Stevens' Gap. At this point you will put judgment dictates, Cleburne's division to unite with General Hindman, at Davis' Cross-roads to-morrow morning. Hindman starts at twelve o'clock to-night, and he hasn advance of the junction. He marches on the road from Dr. Anderson's to Davis' Cross-roads. I am General, &c., Kinloch Falconer, Assistant Adjutant-General. xecute, without delay, the order issued to General Hill. You can move to Davis' Cross-roads by the direct road, from your present position at Anderson's, along whichindman had halted his division at Morgan's, some three or four miles from Davis' Cross-roads, in the cove, and at this point Buckner joined him, during the afternoon pposite the cove continued its movement, and threw forward its advance to Davis' Cross-roads, and Crittenden moved from Chattanooga, on the roads to Ringgold and Lee
Lookout Mountain, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
the direction of Dalton and Rome, keeping Lookout Mountain between us. The nature of the country andhattanooga and fronting the east slope of Lookout Mountain. The forces on the Hiawassee and at Chicad of McLemore's Cove, a valley formed by Lookout Mountain and a spur of the main ridge called Pigeor thousand to eight thousand, had crossed Lookout Mountain into the cove, by way of Stevens' and Coo thousand strong, encamped at the foot of Lookout Mountain, at Stevens' Gap. Another column of the map showing the roads and streams between Lookout Mountain and the Chickamauga River, and a general or the purpose of picketing the passes of Lookout Mountain. General Martin, with about twelve hundreement from Chattanooga, along the foot of Lookout Mountain, towards McLemore's Cove, for the purpose I received orders to return and sweep up Lookout Mountain to Point Lookout. The order was receivedawn from the field and disappeared toward Lookout Mountain. In these five different engagements,
Mississippi (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
posed, whilst his was partially secured by mountains and the river. By the timely arrival of two small divisions from Mississippi our effective force, exclusive of cavalry, was now a little over thirty-five thousand, with which it was determined tos opposite Lee and Gordon's Mills, and Hill's on the extreme left. With Johnson moved two brigades, just arrived from Mississippi, and three of Longstreet's corps, all without artillery and transportation. The following orders were issued on theson's report for the part his brigade took in the action. General Ector is absent, his brigade having been ordered to Mississippi; and I have no report from him, but his brigade acted with the greatest gallantry. I ordered Liddell's division up asnce, checked for the moment in their onward movement. It was at this period that Brigadier-General Anderson's gallant Mississippi brigade came to my assistance, and as my men saw them coming they moved forward again and, in conjunction with this br
Louisiana (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
f the Second and Fifth Tennessee, First Louisiana, the detachment of Morgan's command, and the Louisiana battery of two rifle pieces and two mountain howitzers. After a fierce engagement of several ee men. Wounded: officers, one; men, six. In the First Louisiana, one man wounded; and in the Louisiana battery, three men wounded and fifteen horses killed. Total killed, two officers and eight meo the action, and remained with it during the fight of that brigade, and the sharpshooters and Louisiana battalion, were rallied and re-formed in the rear of other troops of our division, which at thel R. W. Turner; Thirty-second Alabama volunteers, Major T. C. Kimball, and Austin's battalion Louisiana sharpshooters, with Slocomb's battery Washington artillery, in the battle of Chickamauga, from morning, and fell into the hands of the enemy. Lieutenant-Colonel R.. W. Turner, Nine-teenth Louisiana, was wounded, and the brave Major Loudon Butler, of the same regiment, breathed his last at th
Stanford, Ky. (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
nt-Adjutant-General Army of Tennessee: Colonel: I have the honor to report the action of my command at the battle of Chickamauga, and in the subsequent affair resulting in the occupation of Missionary Ridge: The division was composed of Jackson's brigade, Brigadier-General John K. Jackson; Maney's brigade, Brigadier-General George Maney; Smith's brigade, Brigadier-General Preston Smith; Wright's brigade, Brigadier-General M. J. Wright; Strahl's brigade, Brigadier-General O. F. Strahl; Stanford's battery of four guns, Captain T. J. Stanford: Carnes' battery of four guns, Captain W. W. Carnes; Scoggins' battery of four guns, Captain J. Scoggins; Scott's battery of four guns, First-Lieutenant John Marsh commanding; and Smith's battery of four guns, First-Lieutenant William B. Turner commanding. In obedience to orders from Lieutenant-General Polk, I crossed Chickamauga Creek at Hunt's Ford, on the nineteenth September, at seven o'clock A. M., and moved my command by the flank in a
Austin (Texas, United States) (search for this): chapter 41
Colonel, commanding. Report of the Effective Strength of the several Regiments composing Adams' Brigade, carried into the Battle of Chickamauga, on each day of the battle. command.name of Commander.19TH September.20TH September. Officers.Enlisted Men.Total.Officers.Enlisted Men.Total. 13th and 20th Louisiana regiment,Colonel Leon Von Zinken,   34255289 16th and 25th Louisiana regiment,Colonel D. Gober,   26293319 19th Louisiana regiment,Lieut.-Col. R. W. Turner,   33317350 Austin's battalion,Major T. E. Austin,   99099 32d Alabama regiment,Major T. C. Kimball,   18127145 Slocomb's battery,Captain C. H. Slocomb,61201265107112 Total, 61201261251,1891,314 The infantry of this brigade was not engaged in the battle of September 19th. Respectfully submitted, R. L. Gibson, Colonel, commanding. Report of Colonel J. H. Kelly, commanding brigade. headquarters Third brigade, Preston's division, in the field fronting Chattanooga, September 25, 1863.
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