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February 2nd (search for this): chapter 14
manding the Forty-second regiment, Col. J. E. Brown; the Seventeenth regiment, Lieutenant-Colonel Lamb; a cavalry force under Colonel Jackson and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeffords, four pieces of the Ellis battery of Moore's battalion (accompanied by the major), and Paris' battery, set out from Wilmington to attack the garrison at Newport barracks, near Shepherdsville. That post was defended by the Ninth Vermont regiment, a Massachusetts heavy battery, and two companies of cavalry. On the 2d of February, General Martin made the attack successfully and captured the barracks, several guns, 70 or 80 prisoners, and many stores. This whole affair was well managed and well fought. Martin lost 7 men killed and 14 wounded. Gen. M. W. Ransom, on the 9th of March, at the head of his brigade and a cavalry force, drove the Federals from Suffolk, capturing a piece of artillery and quartermaster stores of much value. Judge Roulhac says in his Regimental History: This was a most exciting little
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