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William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid, Chapter 5: (search)
ion of the gun-boats, have held its own against Pemberton and all the forces he then could bring. No amount of blame distributed among division commanders can conceal the recklessness with which an army was pushed through swamps and bayous against inaccessible bluffs, and the best answers to all Sherman's unjust attacks upon officers who fought with him there, are found in his own report of the action: headquarters right wing Thirteenth Army Corps, camp, Milliken's Bend, La., January 3, 1863. Colonel J. H. Rawlins, Assistant Adjutant-General to Major-General Grant, Oxford, Miss., at last reliable accounts. Sir: * * * * As soon as we reached the point of debarkation DeCourcey's, Stuart's, and Blair's brigades were sent forward in the direction of Vicksburg about three miles, and on the 27th the whole army was disembarked and moved out in four columns: Steele's above the mouth of Chickasaw Bayou; Morgan, with Blair's brigade of Steele's division, below the same bayou; Mo
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Battles. (search)
Aug. 5, 1862 Cedar Mountain (Va.)Aug. 9, 1862 Bull Run (second)Aug. 30, 1862 South Mountain (Md.)Sept. 14, 1862 Harper's Ferry (10,000 Nationals surrendered)Sept. 15, 1862 Antietam (Md.)Sept. 17, 1862 Iuka (Miss.)Sept. 19 and 20, Corinth (Miss.)Oct. 3, 1862 Perryville (Ky.)Oct. 8, 1862 Prairie Grove (Ark.)Dec. 7, 1862 Fredericksburg (Va.)Dec. 13, 1862 Holly Springs (Miss.)Dec. 20, 1862 Chickasaw Bayou (Miss.)Dec. 27-29, 1862 Stone River (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)Dec. 31, 1862 and Jan. 3, 1863 Arkansas Post (Ark.)Jan. 11, 1863 Grierson's RaidApril 11 to May 5, 1863 Port Gibson (Miss.)May 1, 1863 Chancellorsville (Va.)May 1-4, 1863 Raymond (Miss.)May 12, 1863 Jackson (Miss.)May 14, 1863 Champion Hill (Miss.)May 16, 1863 Big Black River (Miss.)May 17, 1863 Vicksburg (Miss.)May 19-22, 1863 Port Hudson (La.)May 27, 1863 Hanover Junction (Pa.)June 30, 1863 Gettysburg (Pa.)July 1-3, 1863 Vicksburg (Surrendered)July 4, 1863 Helena (Ark.)July 4, 1863 Port Hudson (Surrend
ec. 28th, 1862. Brig.-Genl. W. H. C. Whiting, Wilmington, N. C.: War Department informs me Charleston will be attacked this week; must therefore recall my troops. After departure of 46th Georgia sent regiment of troops from Savannah; then a Carolina regiment, and so on. Select between 42-pounder and 10-inch columbiad from Richmond, and send other gun here. Answer. G. T. Beauregard. Appendix to chapter XXIX. Headquarters, Department S. C., Ga., and Fla., Charleston, S. C., Jan. 3d, 1863. To the President of the Northeastern Railroad: Dear Sir,—The movements of the enemy may make it of vital importance to the defence, not only of the lines of communication through North Carolina, but the safety of this city and harbor, that a considerable number of troops shall be concentrated by railroad with the utmost possible celerity at threatened points; to which end I am instructed to invoke a preparation for contingencies on the part of the lines hence to Wilmington, which
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Louisiana, 1863 (search)
1863 Jan. 3: Affair, PlaquemineNEW YORK--162d Infantry (3 Co's). Jan. 14: Engagement, Bayou Teche, Steamer CottonCONNECTICUT--12th and 23d Infantry. INDIANA--21st Infantry. LOUISIANA--1st Cavalry (Co. "B"). MAINE 1st Battery Light Arty. MASSACHUSETTS--4th and 6th Batteries Light Arty. MICHIGAN--6th Infantry. NEW HAMPSHIRE--8th Infantry (Co. "B"). NEW YORK--75th and 160th Infantry. VERMONT--8th Infantry. UNITED STATES--Battery "A" 1st Arty.; Gunboats "Diana," "Calhoun," "Kinsman" and "Estelle." Union loss, 10 killed, 27 wounded. Total, 37. Jan. 21: Skirmish, Milliken's BendILLINOIS--3d Cavalry. Jan. 28: Skirmish, Indian Village, Bayou PlaquemineLOUISIANA--1st and 2d Cavalry (Detachments). Jan. 29: Skirmish, RichmondILLINOIS--3d Cavalry; 17th Infantry. Feb. 8-11: Scout to Pass ManchacMAINE--14th Infantry (Detachment). NEW YORK--177th Infantry (Detachment). Feb. 10: Skirmish, Old River, Lake ProvidenceKANSAS--1st Infantry. ILLINOIS--3d Cavalry; 17th and 95th Infantry. Union loss, 1
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Mississippi, 1863 (search)
1863 Jan. 1: Skirmish, Bath SpringsILLINOIS--15th Cavalry. Jan. 2: Skirmish, Yazoo RiverILLINOIS--118th Infantry. Jan. 3: Skirmish, Burnsville(No Reports). Jan. 7: Scout toward Rocky FordILLINOIS--7th Cavalry (3 Co's). Jan. 9-10: Evacuation of Holly Springsby Union forces. Jan. 17: Action, Tallahatchie RiverMISSOURI--Battery "I" 1st Light Arty. Jan. 27: Skirmish, Centre HillILLINOIS--4th Cavalry. Feb. 2-5: Passage of Vicksburg and Warrenton BatteriesU. S. Ram "Queen of the West." Capture of Steamers "A. W. Baker," "Moro" and "Berwick Bay." Feb. 8: Affair near Camp SheldonMISSOURI--18th Infantry (Detachment). Union loss, 1 wounded. Feb. 8: Skirmish, Horn Lake CreekILLINOIS--2d Cavalry. Feb. 10: Affair near Camp SheldonMISSOURI--18th Infantry (Detachment). Feb. 11: Skirmish, Newcombe CreekILLINOIS--2d Cavalry. Feb. 14-29: Exp. from Greenville to Cypress Bend, ArkILLINOIS--2d Cavalry (Detachment). INDIANA--16th, 60th and 67th Infantry. MISSOURI--6th Cavalry (Detachment). OHIO
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Missouri, 1863 (search)
1863 Jan. 2: Re-occupation of New MadridIOWA--32d Infantry. Jan. 3: Skirmish, BrownsvilleILLINOIS--15th Cavalry. Jan. 6: Skirmish, Fort Lawrence, Beaver StationMISSOURI--14th State Militia Cavalry (2d Battalion). Jan. 6: Skirmish, Linn Creek(No Reports). Jan. 8: Engagement, SpringfieldIOWA--18th Infantry. MISSOURI--3d, 4th, 14th State Militia Cavalry; 74th Enrolled Militia; Citizens and Convalescents. Union loss, 14 killed, 146 wounded, 5 missing. Total, 165. Jan. 10: Skirmish, Carrollton(No Reports). Jan. 11: Skirmish, Wood CreekMISSOURI--3d Cavalry. Jan. 11: Action, Hartsville, Wood's ForkIOWA--3d Cavalry; 21st Infantry. ILLINOIS--99th Infantry. MISSOURI--3d Cavalry; Battery "L" 2d Light Arty. Union loss, 7 killed, 64 wounded, 7 missing. Total, 78. Jan. 13: Skirmish, CarthageWISCONSIN--3d Cavalry. Jan. 21: Skirmish near ColumbiaMISSOURI--61st Enrolled Militia (Detachment). Union loss, 2 wounded. Jan. 27: Skirmish, BloomfieldMISSOURI--6th and 8th Enrolled Militia. Feb. 2-1
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Tennessee, 1863 (search)
NNSYLVANIA--Anderson Troop Cavalry. Jan. 2: Skirmish near Fort DonelsonILLINOIS--83d Infantry. Jan. 3: Skirmish, LexingtonOHIO--63d Infantry. Jan. 3: Skirmish, NashvilleILLINOIS--60th Infantry. JaJan. 3: Skirmish, NashvilleILLINOIS--60th Infantry. Jan. 3: Action, SomervilleKANSAS--7th Cavalry. Jan. 3: Skirmish, Insane Asylum, Cox's or Blood's HillILLINOIS--60th Infantry (Detachment). MICHIGAN--10th Infantry (Detachment). OHIO--3d and 4th CavalryJan. 3: Action, SomervilleKANSAS--7th Cavalry. Jan. 3: Skirmish, Insane Asylum, Cox's or Blood's HillILLINOIS--60th Infantry (Detachment). MICHIGAN--10th Infantry (Detachment). OHIO--3d and 4th Cavalry (Detachments); 52d Infantry (5 Cos.). TENNESSEE--3d Cavalry (Detachment); 1st, 2d and 6th Infantry. Jan. 3: Skirmish near CliftonILLINOIS--18th Infantry. Jan. 4: Skirmish, MontereyILLINOIS--15th CaJan. 3: Skirmish, Insane Asylum, Cox's or Blood's HillILLINOIS--60th Infantry (Detachment). MICHIGAN--10th Infantry (Detachment). OHIO--3d and 4th Cavalry (Detachments); 52d Infantry (5 Cos.). TENNESSEE--3d Cavalry (Detachment); 1st, 2d and 6th Infantry. Jan. 3: Skirmish near CliftonILLINOIS--18th Infantry. Jan. 4: Skirmish, MontereyILLINOIS--15th Cavalry. Jan. 4: Skirmish, MurfreesboroughConfederate Reports. Jan. 4: Skirmish, Manchester PikeINDIANA--3d Cavalry. PENNSYLVANIA--7th Cavalry. UNITED STATES--4th Cavalry. Jan. 5: Occupation of MurfrJan. 3: Skirmish near CliftonILLINOIS--18th Infantry. Jan. 4: Skirmish, MontereyILLINOIS--15th Cavalry. Jan. 4: Skirmish, MurfreesboroughConfederate Reports. Jan. 4: Skirmish, Manchester PikeINDIANA--3d Cavalry. PENNSYLVANIA--7th Cavalry. UNITED STATES--4th Cavalry. Jan. 5: Occupation of MurfreesboroughINDIANA--3d Cavalry (3d Battalion). KENTUCKY--3d Cavalry. MICHIGAN--4th Cavalry. PENNSYLVANIA--7th and 15th Cavalry, Anderson Troop Cavalry. TENNESSEE--2d and 5th Cavalry. Jan. 5: Skirmish,
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, Texas, 1863 (search)
1863 Jan. 1: Engagement, GalvestonMASSACHUSETTS--42d Infantry (Cos. "D," "G" and "I"). VERMONT--2d Battery Light Artillery. UNITED STATES--Gunboats "Clifton," "Westfield," "Owasco," "Harriet Lane," "Sachem" and "Coryphæus." Union loss, 400 killed, wounded and missing. Jan. 3: Skirmish, GalvestonTEXAS--1st Cavalry. Jan. 21: Affair, Sabine PassU. S. Navy. Attack on Blockading Squadron. Feb. 10: Affair, Wachita Indian AgencyLoyal Delawares and Shawnees. March 2-30: Expedition to the Rio GrandeTEXAS--1st Cavalry. April 18: Action, Sabine PassU. S. Navy. Gunboats "Cayuga" and "New London." Union loss, 1 killed, 5 wounded, 5 missing. Total, 11. May 3: Affair, St. Joseph's IslandU. S. Navy. May 30: Affair, Point IsabelU. S. Navy. Sept. 8: Action, Sabine PassNEW YORK--75th and 161st Infantry. Union loss, 30 killed and wounded, 200 missing. Total, 230. Nov. 2: Occupation of Brazos de Santiago IslandIOWA--19th Infantry. Nov. 6: Occupation of Point IsabelIOWA--20th Infantry. Nov. 6: O
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles, West Virginia, 1863 (search)
1863 Jan. 2: Skirmish, MoorefieldOHIO--116th Infantry. Jan. 2-5: Expedition to Moorefield and PetersburgConfederate Reports. Jan. 3: Skirmish, PetersburgWEST VIRGINIA--3d Cavalry (Detachment). Jan. 5: Action near MoorefieldWEST VIRGINIA--1st Cavalry. Union loss, 65 killed, wounded and missing. Jan. 22: Skirmish, Cockletown, Pocohontas CountyWEST VIRGINIA--1st Cavalry (Detachment); 2d Infantry (Detachment). Feb. 5-8: Scout into Wyoming CountyWEST VIRGINIA--2d Cavalry (Detachment). Feb. 10-12: Expedition from Beverly into Pocahontas CountyWEST VIRGINIA--2d Cavalry; 2d Infantry (Detachments). Feb. 12: Skirmishes near Smithfield and CharlestownPENNSYLVANIA--12th Cavalry. Union loss, 1 killed, 2 wounded, 4 missing. Total, 7. Feb. 16: Skirmish near RomneyOHIO--116th and 122d Infantry (Detachments) guarding wagons. Feb. 16: Skirmish near RomneyPENNSYLVANIA--Ringgold Cavalry. Union loss, 76 killed, wounded and missing. Feb. 20: Skirmish, Truce Fork, Mud RiverWEST VIRGINIA--3d Cavalr
N. J. Jackson Brigadier GeneralJan. 3, 1863, to March 21, 1863. 2d Brigade, 2d Division, Twelfth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralMarch 21, 1863, to March 29, 1863. 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Twelfth Army Corps, Army of the Potomac Brigadier GeneralOct. 28, 1862, to Dec. 22, 1862. 2d Brigade, 2d Division, Twelfth Army Corps, Army of the Potoma
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