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ds assembled in the Court-House square and played Hail Columbia. The soldiers gave nine cheers, when the band followed with the Red, White, and Blue, Dixie, and the Star-Spangled Banner. After a recess the bands consolidated and marched through the streets, much to the disgust of certain prominent inhabitants. The day was pleasant, and the bright new uniforms presented a striking contrast to the sombre hues of those of the former occupants of the town.--Boston Transcript, May 1. Monterey, Tenn., was visited by the National forces under Gen. Pope. The rebels fled on the appearance of the Union forces before the town, leaving a quantity of baggage and supplies. Fifteen prisoners were taken by the Nationals, who returned to their camp near Pittsburgh, Tenn., having destroyed the rebel camp.--Secretary T. A. Scott's Despatch. Timothy Webster was executed as a spy at Richmond, Va. Webster is said to be the first spy executed by the rebel government.--Richmond Dispatch, April
nt thither by forced marches, as it was apprehended that an attack would be made on Generals Schenck and Milroy, already in that neighborhood.--The Army of the Potomac made an average advance of twelve miles to-day.--Major-General Halleck at Monterey, Tenn., issued an order expelling newspaper correspondents from his lines. General Butler at New Orleans, issued the following order:--It appearing that The New Orleans Crescent, a newspaper published in this city, is owned and edited by J. O.y rebel prisoners, who were to be returned to Richmond, positively refused to go, and took the oath of allegiance.--N. Y. Tribune, May 14. A reconnoitring party, under Brigadier-General Smith, had a skirmish with the rebel pickets, near Monterey, Tenn., which resulted in killing two, wounding three, and capturing five rebels. The National loss was two. At New Orleans, La., General Butler issued the following order: It having come to the knowledge of the Commanding General that Fri
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 10: General Mitchel's invasion of Alabama.--the battles of Shiloh. (search)
tly forward by separate routes, in a heavy rain-storm, toward Shiloh, as the region around Shiloh Meeting-house was called, and on the morning of the 5th these divisions had joined on the range of rugged hills on which stood the little hamlet of Monterey, seven or eight miles from Corinth. Cautiously and silently they had moved still farther on, and halted near the intersection of the roads leading to Hamburg and Pittsburg Landing, and there it was resolved to wait for Van Dorn and Price. Yet eep. Some three hundred men died during that awful retreat, and their bodies were thrown out to make room for others, who, although wounded, had struggled on through the storm, hoping to find shelter, rest, and medical care. to the heights of Monterey that night, far on the road toward Corinth, but happily pursued by the conquerors only as far as the bluffs and swamps of Lick Creek. They were astonished at the fact that they were not more vigorously followed, Beauregard expected a vigorou
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 11: operations in Southern Tennessee and Northern Mississippi and Alabama. (search)
d the post at Bridgeport, Mitchel wrote to the Secretary of War on the first of May, 1862. The campaign is ended, and I now occupy Huntsville in perfect security, while in all Alabama north of the Tennessee River floats no flag but that of the Union. Let us now return to a consideration of events in the vicinity of Corinth. General Halleck's army commenced a cautious forward movement on the 27th of April, 1862. and. on the 3d of May his advance, under Sherman, was in the vicinity of Monterey, within six or seven miles of Beauregard's lines. It had been re-organized with the title of the Grand Army of the Tennessee, and Grant was made his second in command. That General's army was placed in charge of General George H. Thomas, and composed the right wing. General Pope commanded the left, and General Buell the center. The reserves, composed of his own and Wallace's divisions, were in charge of General McClernand. The whole force now slowly approaching Corinth, and cautiously c
April 3, 1862.-skirmish near Monterey, Tenn. Reports. No. 1.-Col. William H. H. Taylor, Fifth Ohio Cavalry. No. 2.-Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers, C. S. Army. No. 1.-report of Col. William H. H. Taylor, Fifth Ohio Cavalry. Hdqrs. Fifth Regiment Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, Third Brig., First Div., Army West Tennessee, April 3, 1862. General: I respectfully beg to report that, in obedience to your orders, I proceeded from this camp at midnight with about 400 men of this regiment in the direction of Corinth. Being without guides, and the night so dark, after having marched some 4 miles we halted until near daybreak. About a mile and a half beyond the house of Mr. Chambers we came upon the enemy's pickets, 9 in number, upon whom the advance guard immediately charged, wounding 1 rebel and making another prisoner. The prisoner's name is Lammon, and a private in the First Alabama Cavalry. We chased the rebels some distance in the direction of Greer's, and after obtaining a
April 28, 1862.-skirmish near Monterey, Tenn. Reports of Maj. Gen. John Pope, U. 8. Army. eleven and A half miles Southwest of Grier's, April 28, 1862. [Sir:] Both roads are good; need short bridges and corduroys in places. Sent out five companies of cavalry this morning; met 150 of enemy's cavalry foraging; brisk skirmish and chase. Enemy lost 5 killed (1 major) and 19 prisoners. Our loss none. Small force, about 2,000, at Monterey, with one or two light batteries. My whole force up and in hand. I do not know exactly the position of Buell's force. My pickets connect through Elliott with Thomas. Am all ready to move forward. Have you received my dispatch of this morning in relation to movement on Farmington with strong force? I think there is no considerable force of enemy on any road this side of Corinth. Jno. Pope, Major-General. Major-General Halleck. headquarters near Grier's, April 28, 1862. I occupied Monterey this morning at 9 o'clock; too
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott), April 29-June 10, 1862.-advance upon and siege of Corinth, and pursuit of the Confederate forces to Guntown, Miss. (search)
Creek 6 miles from its mouth, passes through Monterey a mile south of the creek, and thence in a toed on Corinth road near its junction with the Monterey and Hamburg road. On the 17th marched, wiand on the third moved with it to a camp near Monterey. On the 7th camp was advanced a few milesheavy roads, attacked the enemy's camp at Monterey, Tenn., at 10 o'clock in the morning. The enemyemy rapidly; approached a stream south of Monterey, Tenn., when the enemy opened upon him with a maiott, Second Iowa Cavalry, of skirmish at Monterey, Tenn., April 29. Hdqrs. Second Brig., Cav.ded to Monterey, Tenn. About 1# miles east of Monterey I was ordered to proceed rapidly with the cavto push the reconnaissance beyond the town of Monterey. After remaining until the wounded were cSecond Iowa Cavalry, upon the enemy's camp at Monterey, April 29, 1862, I was detached by Lieutenant had gone. They followed to within 1 mile of Monterey and report infantry and six pieces of artille[32 more...]
istinctly myself. The scouts sent out toward Monterey report that they heard their drums in the dirirects me to say that the advance position at Monterey will be occupied by Colonel Gibson's brigade,s, Brigadier-General. Headquarters advance, Monterey, April 3, 1862. Maj. George G. Garner, Assisteral. headquarters Army of the Mississippi, Monterey, April 4, 1862. General Polk: The commandi General Chalmers is still and will remain at Monterey with his brigade until you are prepared to fa&c., the bad places of the roads leading from Monterey to positions now or which may be occupied by ll retire to this place on the best road from Monterey to the Ridge road passing west of the White HForrest's cavalry, that General Chalmers left Monterey for Corinth, I presume last evening, with hislegraph Operator. Headquarters advance, Monterey, Tenn., April 25, 1862. [Maj. George G. Garner:]'s; Trapier's other brigades will move on the Monterey road. All will halt and bivouac in rear of B[22 more...]
ield music in my command at all. D. C. Buell. headquarters, May 11, 1862. Major-General Halleck: The line which I am occupying is about 24 miles long, and leaves my old position where two of Thomas' divisions are quite retired and protected. It is desirable, I think, to have my whole force on that line, and if you approve I will move Crittenden over with the rest. He is now in rear of Thomas' troops. D. C. Buell. General orders, no. 26. Hdqrs. Department of the Mississippi, Monterey, Tenn., May 13, 1862. The following resolutions, passed by the General Assembly of Ohio, having been officially received, are published to the troops engaged in the battles of the 6th and 7th of April at Pittsburg, Tenn.: Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the intelligence just received of the success of our arms in the late important battle at Pittsburg Landing calls for our sincere acknowledgments to the sovereign disposer of events for His interference in our
nerally wooded. Two or three miles southward is Shiloh Church, and some ten miles farther is the road-crossing known as Monterey, where there were half-a-dozen houses. The region is thinly and recently settled; still mainly covered by the primitiveon the 4th so deepened the mire of the narrow, wretched roads, that his army was by that time but fairly concentrated at Monterey, thence moving with the utmost caution until within three land a half miles of our pickets, where, unable to advance farere practicable. This is pretty fair, but not strictly accordant with the dispatch which he, after sending back from Monterey a request to Gen. Grant for permission to send a mounted party to the battle-field under a flag of truce to bury his dea Rebel army at Corinth; and, though Gen. Pope arrived from Missouri on the 22d, with a reenforcement of 25,000 men, even Monterey was not occupied by us till the 1st of May, when Gen. Halleck's army had been increased by accessions from various quart
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