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at [Peak's] Spring. May 26, moved to Dallas, Ga., passing through the town and camping on the hills beyond, where we tound the enemy strongly intrenched. May 30, 1 commissoned officer wounded while on the skirmish line. June 1, abandoned our works and moved to the left. Nothing of importance transpired until the 19th. June 19, my regiment advanced as skirmishers; met the enemy in heavy force on Kenesaw Mountain; we lost I killed and 7 wounded, including I commissioned officer wounded. June 20, while encamped near the foot of Kenesaw, lost 5 enlisted men, wounded in camp. June 23, lost 2 enlisted men, wounded in camp. June 24, 1 enlisted man killed while on picket. June 26, moved from Kenesaw, and took position to the left. June 28, 2 enlisted men mortally wounded by shell in camp. July 3, the enemy having evacuated during the night, we pursued them at daybreak of the 3d, overtaking them at night-fall strongly intrenched. July 4, my regiment on the skirmish line; received o
ront, and remained in camp until July 17, nothing of importance transpiring during the time. On the morning of the 17th broke up camp and crossed the Chattahoochee on pontoons at Pace's Ferry. July 20, my regiment, on the skirmish line at Peach Tree Creek, lost 1 commissioned officer killed, 1 enlisted man killed and 1 enlisted man wounded. The enemy having evacuated during the night, we started in pursuit on the morning of the 21st. Nothing of importance transpired in my regiment until August 6, when we were again on the skirmish line; advanced the line to within 100 paces of the enemy's main line of works, losing 3 enlisted men killed and 4 wounded. August 8, my regiment moved and took up position on the extreme right of the army, in order to repel an expected raid of the enemy's cavalry. August 11, moved back to our old position. August 12, relieved the Twelfth Kentucky Infantry, of the Twenty-third Corps, on the front line, in order to extend our brigade lines, that the Twent
September 6th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 133
No. 129. report of Col. William B. Anderson, Sixtieth Illinois Infantry. Hdqrs. Sixtieth Illinois Vet. Vol. Infantry, Camp at Jonesborough, Ga., September 6, 1864. Captain: In compliance with orders from brigade headquarters, dated Jonesborough, Ga., September 5, 1864, I have the honor to submit the following report of the movements of my command during the campaign just ended, beginning on the 2d day of May, 1864, and ending on the 1st day of September, 1864, inclusive: May 2, in obedience to orders from brigade headquarters, the Sixtieth Illinois Veteran Volunteers struck tents at Rossville, Ga., and moved out on the Chattanooga and Ringgold road in the direction of Ringgold, marched to Ringgold and encamped for the night. May 5, moved at daybreak through Taylor's Gap, advanced to Stone Church, and deployed four companies as skirmishers, keeping the remaining six companies in reserve, and drove the enemy from an eminence one mile in our front; the regiment held i
, of the Twenty-third Corps, on the front line, in order to extend our brigade lines, that the Twenty-third Corps might move farther to the right; remained in position until August 19, when we were ordered to the right, in support of the Twenty-third Corps; returned to camp at night-fall. August 20, moved to the right, accompanied by other regiments of our brigade, on a raid on the Montgomery railroad; returned to camp in the evening of the same day; remained in camp until the morning of the 27th, when we abandoned our works at 3 a. m. and moved out on the Sandtown road, marched about one mile, and encamped for the night. August 28, moved at daybreak in the direction of the Montgomery railroad; reached there at 4 p. m. without meeting with any opposition, and encamped for the night. August 29, moved at daybreak along the railroad, in the direction of Atlanta; moved two miles, and encamped for the night. August 30, moved at daybreak on the Jonesborough road; moved four miles, and en
pontoons at Pace's Ferry. July 20, my regiment, on the skirmish line at Peach Tree Creek, lost 1 commissioned officer killed, 1 enlisted man killed and 1 enlisted man wounded. The enemy having evacuated during the night, we started in pursuit on the morning of the 21st. Nothing of importance transpired in my regiment until August 6, when we were again on the skirmish line; advanced the line to within 100 paces of the enemy's main line of works, losing 3 enlisted men killed and 4 wounded. August 8, my regiment moved and took up position on the extreme right of the army, in order to repel an expected raid of the enemy's cavalry. August 11, moved back to our old position. August 12, relieved the Twelfth Kentucky Infantry, of the Twenty-third Corps, on the front line, in order to extend our brigade lines, that the Twenty-third Corps might move farther to the right; remained in position until August 19, when we were ordered to the right, in support of the Twenty-third Corps; returned t
September 1st, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 133
No. 129. report of Col. William B. Anderson, Sixtieth Illinois Infantry. Hdqrs. Sixtieth Illinois Vet. Vol. Infantry, Camp at Jonesborough, Ga., September 6, 1864. Captain: In compliance with orders from brigade headquarters, dated Jonesborough, Ga., September 5, 1864, I have the honor to submit the following report of the movements of my command during the campaign just ended, beginning on the 2d day of May, 1864, and ending on the 1st day of September, 1864, inclusive: May 2, in obedience to orders from brigade headquarters, the Sixtieth Illinois Veteran Volunteers struck tents at Rossville, Ga., and moved out on the Chattanooga and Ringgold road in the direction of Ringgold, marched to Ringgold and encamped for the night. May 5, moved at daybreak through Taylor's Gap, advanced to Stone Church, and deployed four companies as skirmishers, keeping the remaining six companies in reserve, and drove the enemy from an eminence one mile in our front; the regiment held i
September 5th, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 133
No. 129. report of Col. William B. Anderson, Sixtieth Illinois Infantry. Hdqrs. Sixtieth Illinois Vet. Vol. Infantry, Camp at Jonesborough, Ga., September 6, 1864. Captain: In compliance with orders from brigade headquarters, dated Jonesborough, Ga., September 5, 1864, I have the honor to submit the following report of the movements of my command during the campaign just ended, beginning on the 2d day of May, 1864, and ending on the 1st day of September, 1864, inclusive: May 2, in obedience to orders from brigade headquarters, the Sixtieth Illinois Veteran Volunteers struck tents at Rossville, Ga., and moved out on the Chattanooga and Ringgold road in the direction of Ringgold, marched to Ringgold and encamped for the night. May 5, moved at daybreak through Taylor's Gap, advanced to Stone Church, and deployed four companies as skirmishers, keeping the remaining six companies in reserve, and drove the enemy from an eminence one mile in our front; the regiment held i
nd moved to the left. Nothing of importance transpired until the 19th. June 19, my regiment advanced as skirmishers; met the enemy in heavy force on Kenesaw Mountain; we lost I killed and 7 wounded, including I commissioned officer wounded. June 20, while encamped near the foot of Kenesaw, lost 5 enlisted men, wounded in camp. June 23, lost 2 enlisted men, wounded in camp. June 24, 1 enlisted man killed while on picket. June 26, moved from Kenesaw, and took position to the left. June 28, 2 enlisted men mortally wounded by shell in camp. July 3, the enemy having evacuated during the night, we pursued them at daybreak of the 3d, overtaking them at night-fall strongly intrenched. July 4, my regiment on the skirmish line; received order to advance the line, and, if possible, carry the enemy's riflepits; assaulted them, and advanced to within 100 yards of their pits, and finding it impossible to carry their works, we held our position under a galling fire, with a loss of 6 enlisted
encamped for the night at [Peak's] Spring. May 26, moved to Dallas, Ga., passing through the town and camping on the hills beyond, where we tound the enemy strongly intrenched. May 30, 1 commissoned officer wounded while on the skirmish line. June 1, abandoned our works and moved to the left. Nothing of importance transpired until the 19th. June 19, my regiment advanced as skirmishers; met the enemy in heavy force on Kenesaw Mountain; we lost I killed and 7 wounded, including I commissioned officer wounded. June 20, while encamped near the foot of Kenesaw, lost 5 enlisted men, wounded in camp. June 23, lost 2 enlisted men, wounded in camp. June 24, 1 enlisted man killed while on picket. June 26, moved from Kenesaw, and took position to the left. June 28, 2 enlisted men mortally wounded by shell in camp. July 3, the enemy having evacuated during the night, we pursued them at daybreak of the 3d, overtaking them at night-fall strongly intrenched. July 4, my regiment on the sk
regiment on the skirmish line; received order to advance the line, and, if possible, carry the enemy's riflepits; assaulted them, and advanced to within 100 yards of their pits, and finding it impossible to carry their works, we held our position under a galling fire, with a loss of 6 enlisted men killed and 21 wounded. July 5, the enemy abandoned their works and retreated to the Chattahoochee; we pursued them closely and took position immediately in their front, and remained in camp until July 17, nothing of importance transpiring during the time. On the morning of the 17th broke up camp and crossed the Chattahoochee on pontoons at Pace's Ferry. July 20, my regiment, on the skirmish line at Peach Tree Creek, lost 1 commissioned officer killed, 1 enlisted man killed and 1 enlisted man wounded. The enemy having evacuated during the night, we started in pursuit on the morning of the 21st. Nothing of importance transpired in my regiment until August 6, when we were again on the skir
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