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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 112 (search)
icipated in whole campaign, except the battle of Jonesborough, September 1; commanded Companies B, G, and H, Second. Second Lieut. James S. Ostrander, participated in the whole campaign; commanded Company F, Second; slightly wounded August 7. Second Lieut. Orrin E. Davis, participated in the whole campaign; commanded Companies E, First, and H, Third Battalion. Second Lieut. John U. Gill, entered campaign as acting adjutant First Battalion; commanded Company H, Second, until left back sick, August 24. Second Lieut. E. N. Wilcox, commanded Company A, Second, until June 26, when he was sent back sick. The list of casualties Omitted. attached shows 10 commissioned officers wounded, 38 enlisted men killed, 166 enlisted men wounded, and 17 enlisted men missing. The reports and papers attached to this report, and to be taken as part of the same, are, first, report of Captain Smith of the operations of First Battalion and detachment to date of consolidation, and marked A; second, r
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 128 (search)
orders from corps headquarters, I have the honor to herewith transmit report of the part taken by my command from the date (August 23) I assumed command of this division up to the evacuation of Atlanta, September 1: August 23, my division was occupying front line on the right of the Fourteenth Army Corps, well thinned out, having a few days previous relieved General Cox's division, Twenty-third Army Corps, on my right. My division was, therefore, covering the front of two divisions. August 24 and 25, no change of position. August 26, in obedience to orders from corps headquarters, the division ready to move at 5 p. m. Just before daylight on the 27th, following General Baird's division, left the works and moved to the rear and right, in the following order: First Brigade on the right, Second Brigade in the center, Third Brigade on the left. The picket-line of each brigade was ordered to fall back to the main line, respectively, from left to right, and cover the movements of t
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 130 (search)
No. 126. report of Col. Charles M. Lum, Tenth Michigan Infantry, commanding First brigade, of operations August 24-September 8. Hdqrs. First Brig., Second Div., 14TH Army Corps, White Hall, near Atlanta, Ga., September 8, 1864. Captain: Pursuant to orders from headquarters Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, I have the honor to make the following report of the movements of this brigade since August 24, 1864, when I assumed command thereof: On said date the brigade occupied the left of the Second Division, west-southwest of Atlanta, and remained in the same position until August 27, when orders were received to move at a moment's notice. The enemy shelled our position about midnight without doing any damage. Shortly after midnight the brigade left their intrenched position and marched about one and a half miles on the Sandtown road, about daylight taking up a position on a high knoll facing northeast, five companies of the Tenth Regiment Michigan Infantry being
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 132 (search)
eport. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Jas. B. Cahill, Lieutenant-Colonel. Capt. T. Wiseman, Asst. Adjt. Gen., 1st Brig., 2d Div., 14th Army Corps. Hdqrs. Sixteenth Illinois Infty. Vet. Vols., Atlanta, Ga., September 9, 1864. In obedience to orders, I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by the Sixteenth Regiment Illinois Infantry Veteran Volunteers in the late campaign, from the 24th day of August, 1864, to the 8th day of September, 1864: August 24 and 25, the regiment remained in the same line of works it had occupied since the 8th instant; very little firing on the lines and no casualties reported. August 26, at 4 p. m. the regiment was ordered to be ready to move at a moment's notice. At 10 p. m. the enemy opened a battery on the camp and shelled us heavily, but resulting in no damage. August 27, at 2 a. m. the regiment marched out on the Sandtown road ; after proceeding about five miles, halted for the night and intrenched. A
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 136 (search)
a., September 5, 1864. Captain: In compliance with orders, I have to report the participation of the Fourteenth Michigan Infantry in the campaign up to the 24th of August: My regiment joined its brigade on the 4th of June, having been detained at Bridgeport, Tenn., twelve days, by order of Major-General Rousseau, of which Gd, 32 wounded, capturing 2 officers and 34 men. On the 8th First Lieutenant Kirk was killed in camp. My total killed and wounded for the period named, June 4 to August 24, is 17 men killed, 1 officer killed, 1 officer wounded, and 89 men wounded. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Henry R. Mizner, Colonel Fourteenth esborough, Ga., September 5, 1864. sir: In compliance with orders, I have to report the participation of the Fourteenth Michigan Infantry in the campaign from August 24 to date: On the 1st of September my regiment advanced with its brigade, assaulted and carried the enemy's works, capturing Brigadier-General Govan, who surre
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 182 (search)
st 5 men killed and wounded to-day. Day clear and very hot. 8 p. m., Major-General Thomas verbally instructed General Stanley to make every preparation for the movement indicated in Special Field Orders, No. 57, headquarters Military Division of the Mississippi, dated August 16, which movement has been delayed, and that it would commence just after dark on the night of August 25. The orders from department and military division headquarters have already been issued for this movement. August 24.--7 a. m., the signal officers at the Howard house report that there appears to be no change within the enemy's lines this morning, and that there was more firing than usual on the skirmish line last night. 8 a. m., information of the contemplated movement of the corps was given to staff officers, and they were instructed to have everything in readiness in their respective departments for the same. 9 a. m., instructed division commanders to carry out the instructions given to them on the
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