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d Thomas Ellworth sent to hospital. June 26. Two horses died,—exhaustion. June 27. Private Newton, Killoran and Corp'l Smith missing. Corp'l Smith returned. June 29. Fifteen horses drawn from Capt. Cochrane; eight transferred to Capt. Strang. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook, J. L. W. Thayer excused from duty. Knowland duty. July 3. Private Harmon Newton returned and reported for duty. Corp. Smith, D. D. Adams, Ramsdell and Thayer excused from duty. July 4. Bugler Timothy G. Redfield reduced to the ranks. July 5. Serg't Geo. F. Gould by order acting as 1st Sergeant. Edwin H. Church detailed as officers' cook. M. M. Pierce, Holbrook, Trefry, D. D. Adams, Henry Orcutt, Ramsdell excused from duty. July 6. Corp.
ton, Killoran and Corp'l Smith missing. Corp'l Smith returned. June 29. Fifteen horses drawn from Capt. Cochrane; eight transferred to Capt. Strang. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook, J. L. W. Thayer excused from duty. Knowland duty. July 3. Private Harmon Newton returned and reported for duty. Corp. Smith, D. D. Adams, Ramsdell and Thayer excused from duty. July 4. Bugler Timothy G. Redfield reduced to the ranks. July 5. Serg't Geo. F. Gould by order acting as 1st Sergeant. Edwin H. Church detailed as officers' cook. M. M. Pierce, Holbrook, Trefry, D. D. Adams, Henry Orcutt, Ramsdell excused from duty. July 6. Corp. Stevens, Holbrook, Devereux, M. M. Pierce, Thayer, Henry Orcutt, D. D. Adams and Ramsdell excused f
instructions from the Major General commanding to move my corps to City Point, the artillery to cross the Appomattox at Point of Rocks, and to park in some concealed position within General Butler's lines. To throw the enemy off the scent, the infantry were embarked on transports at City Point . . . . . The idea was encouraged that the command was about embarking for Washington. On the morning of the 13th I received my instructions, which were nearly identical with those furnished me in July, when operating from Deep Bottom. These were, in brief, a demonstration in force against the enemy's left. Gregg's division of cavalry and Birney's Tenth Corps were placed at Hancock's disposal. The movement was intended to be a surprise, but failed as such. It was expected to land troops at various points on the river by means of temporary landing-places, but it was a failure, and the troops were not finally disembarked at Deep Bottom until 9 o'clock on the morning of the 13th,—an ina
was closed, in the solemn stillness of death. Morning reports. 1864. June 21. Two horses shot by order Capt. Sleeper —glanders. One horse died—exhaustion. June 23. One horse shot, farcy; one horse died—exhaustion. Corp. Paine and Thomas Ellworth sent to hospital. June 26. Two horses died,—exhaustion. June 27. Private Newton, Killoran and Corp'l Smith missing. Corp'l Smith returned. June 29. Fifteen horses drawn from Capt. Cochrane; eight transferred to Capt. Strang. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook, J. L. W. Thayer excused from duty. Knowland duty. July 3. Private Harmon Newton returned and reported for duty. Corp. Smith, D. D. Adams, Ramsdell and Thayer excused from duty. July 4. Bugler Timothy G. Redf
ang out clear and cheerful in the gloom of that Monday evening were hushed, ere the week was closed, in the solemn stillness of death. Morning reports. 1864. June 21. Two horses shot by order Capt. Sleeper —glanders. One horse died—exhaustion. June 23. One horse shot, farcy; one horse died—exhaustion. Corp. Paine and Thomas Ellworth sent to hospital. June 26. Two horses died,—exhaustion. June 27. Private Newton, Killoran and Corp'l Smith missing. Corp'l Smith returned. June 29. Fifteen horses drawn from Capt. Cochrane; eight transferred to Capt. Strang. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook, J. L. W. Thayer excused from duty. Knowland duty. July 3. Private Harmon Newton returned and reported for duty. Corp. Smi
ion of Providence which keeps the future a sealed book till, leaf by leaf, it becomes the present, for some of the voices that rang out clear and cheerful in the gloom of that Monday evening were hushed, ere the week was closed, in the solemn stillness of death. Morning reports. 1864. June 21. Two horses shot by order Capt. Sleeper —glanders. One horse died—exhaustion. June 23. One horse shot, farcy; one horse died—exhaustion. Corp. Paine and Thomas Ellworth sent to hospital. June 26. Two horses died,—exhaustion. June 27. Private Newton, Killoran and Corp'l Smith missing. Corp'l Smith returned. June 29. Fifteen horses drawn from Capt. Cochrane; eight transferred to Capt. Strang. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook
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, Newton (Devereux, J. W. Bailey, Trefry returned) sent to general hospital. Aug. 5. Holbrook, Spooner, T. Smith, Allen, and Monroe, in hospital. Bailey and Trefry excused from duty. Aug. 6. John Millett returned to duty from hospital, Washington, D. C. Aug. 7. Agreeably to Gen. Orders No. 20, Art'y Headquarters 2nd Corps, morning report to headquarters shows P and A 5,177,183. P. T. 165, P. D. 141 and 145. Aug. 8. Wm. Allen, Thos. Smith, A. B. Spooner, A. W. Holbrook sent to general hospital. James Peach and M. M. Pierce sent to brigade hospital. One horse died—glanders. Aug. 9. Private Wm. Trefry sent to brigade hospital. Munroe, Peach, and M. M. Pierce at Brigade Hospital. Aug. 10. J. W. Bailey sent to Brigade Hospital. Aug. 18. One horse shot—glanders. Aug. 20. Private Alex. W. Holbrook died of Chronic Diarrhoea at U. S. General Hospital, Brattleboro, Vt., Aug. 16, 1864. Aug. 23. Privates E. D. Thresher and B. H. Phillips sent to Brigade Hospit
a sealed book till, leaf by leaf, it becomes the present, for some of the voices that rang out clear and cheerful in the gloom of that Monday evening were hushed, ere the week was closed, in the solemn stillness of death. Morning reports. 1864. June 21. Two horses shot by order Capt. Sleeper —glanders. One horse died—exhaustion. June 23. One horse shot, farcy; one horse died—exhaustion. Corp. Paine and Thomas Ellworth sent to hospital. June 26. Two horses died,—exhaustion. June 27. Private Newton, Killoran and Corp'l Smith missing. Corp'l Smith returned. June 29. Fifteen horses drawn from Capt. Cochrane; eight transferred to Capt. Strang. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook, J. L. W. Thayer excused from duty. Kno
t number, it was not unlikely, so we reasoned, that we were now to lie off awhile, rest the horses and men, and give some one else a chance; and it was in this expectation that, having joined the Artillery Brigade on the following afternoon (Monday, June 21), we went somewhat to the rear and parked, in spacious order, in a large field skirted with woods. But we were doomed to disappointment. There was other business on hand. Scarcely were the harnesses off the horses ere boot and saddle souned book till, leaf by leaf, it becomes the present, for some of the voices that rang out clear and cheerful in the gloom of that Monday evening were hushed, ere the week was closed, in the solemn stillness of death. Morning reports. 1864. June 21. Two horses shot by order Capt. Sleeper —glanders. One horse died—exhaustion. June 23. One horse shot, farcy; one horse died—exhaustion. Corp. Paine and Thomas Ellworth sent to hospital. June 26. Two horses died,—exhaustion. June 27.
how philosophical the martyrs were who sang while enduring tortures at the stake. But that is an all-wise provision of Providence which keeps the future a sealed book till, leaf by leaf, it becomes the present, for some of the voices that rang out clear and cheerful in the gloom of that Monday evening were hushed, ere the week was closed, in the solemn stillness of death. Morning reports. 1864. June 21. Two horses shot by order Capt. Sleeper —glanders. One horse died—exhaustion. June 23. One horse shot, farcy; one horse died—exhaustion. Corp. Paine and Thomas Ellworth sent to hospital. June 26. Two horses died,—exhaustion. June 27. Private Newton, Killoran and Corp'l Smith missing. Corp'l Smith returned. June 29. Fifteen horses drawn from Capt. Cochrane; eight transferred to Capt. Strang. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached
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