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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 93 (search)
t road to the right, in supporting distance of Baird. The enemy offered little resistance and the as operating. On the morning of the 31st General Baird. with his own and one brigade of General destroying the track until the following day. Baird intrenched his command on the Rough and Ready ion and two brigades of Carlin's and join with Baird's, and then to move in support of General Howa, and, following Carlin, reported to me at General Baird's headquarters, where, in compliance with order: Carlin in advance, followed by Morgan; Baird in reserve. In this order the whole corps movrded by the natural advantages of the ground. Baird moving forward, closed upon Carlin's left in r had to be made would permit. One brigade, of Baird's division, was deployed in rear of Carlin's le following attack. The other two brigades of Baird's division were held close in reserve in rear ar Couch's and Renfroe's to the support of General Baird, whose division lay in a northeasterly dir[5 more...]
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 94 (search)
lines as directed, connecting my left with General Baird's division. The relative position of my bgly, about 11.30, heavy firing on the lines of Baird's division indicating that his troops were adven miles south of Calhoun, on the left of General Baird's division. May 18, marched through Adairsville, following, as on the day previous, Baird's division; bivouacked for the night at 12 midnighs of Kingston. May 19, marched in the rear of Baird into Kingston. Here, at 2.30, I was ordered bd by my rear guard, and formed on the right of Baird's division, my left resting on the railroad, morning of the 6th of June I marched, following Baird's division toward Acworth. At dark I found myith General Hooker's corps on my right and General Baird's division on the left, and bivouacked nea Major-General Palmer, on the left of Brigadier-General Baird's division, whose skirmishers had alrs were thrown out to connect with those of General Baird's line, but we remained in that position a[1 more...]
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 95 (search)
Mrs. Evans' and remain there that night. On the 1st day of September I received orders to move to the support of General Baird and take position on his right, which was then on the Atlanta and Jonesborough road, east of Mrs. Evans'. Before goincond Brigade for another charge, I received information from General Davis that he had ordered Colonel Este's brigade, of Baird's division, to support me. As it was fresh and well formed I placed it in position for a charge, when General Baird arrivGeneral Baird arrived and gallantly led it himself. It is an agreeable duty that I perform in saying that the conduct of this brigade was truly admirable, and that they deserved the success they achieved. Colonel Este deserves promotion for his gallantry and good maed, wounded, and missing, 203; total, 371. The greater portion of the wounded will recover. My thanks are due to General Baird for the readiness displayed to support me at all times, as well as for the support actually received. It is not X me
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 96 (search)
ble position. At 7 o'clock the brigade was relieved by General Baird's division, and it moved to the rear to a position of close support to General Baird. June 3.-At 11 a. m. the Eighty-eighth Indiana and One hundred and fourth Illinois were sent to occupy aline of works on the left of General Baird. June, 4 and 5.-The brigade remained in the same position, nothinved forward at 7 p. m. and took position on the left of General Baird's division, near the base of Kenesaw Mountain. Junetwo miles, skirmishing and driving the enemy before us. General Baird forms his division in front of the First Division, sition until 7.30 o'clock, when it advanced, supporting General Baird's division, moving across Peach Tree Creek, and then, m left, forming line with the Second and Third Brigades, General Baird's division on the right. July 20.--About 10 a. m. tdrew from the rebel works at 8 a. m. and passed through General Baird's division, near the creek, and marched on the Rough an
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 97 (search)
Twentythird Corps on the left. The skirmishers charged gallantly, driving the rebels from their rail pens and across the field. The regiment lost 2 men wounded, 1 mortally. The regiment was relieved at 6 o'clock in the evening by troops of General Baird's division and moved back in reserve to Brown's Mill creek. On the 3d June, at 9 o'clock, the regiment was ordered, with Eighty-eighth Indiana, to report to General Baird on the front line, where they remained until the morning of the 4th, wGeneral Baird on the front line, where they remained until the morning of the 4th, when they reported back to the brigade. The rebels evacuated their works on the night of the 4th June. On the morning of the 6th they marched, at 6 o'clock, east to within about four miles of Acworth and encamped near Morris' Hill Church. Here they threw up works and remained until the morning of the 10th June. Marched on the morning of the 10th June, at 7 o'clock, on the Marietta and Burnt Hickory road to near Big Shanty, remaining in that vicinity until the 16th June, the brigade being in
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 99 (search)
ard and to the right, establishing our line of works less than a mile from theirs; my regiment lost I man, killed by a shell. June 20, relieved by troops from General Baird's division. Passing to the right in rear of Fourth Army Corps I relieved a regiment in General Grose's brigade, of Fourth Corps. June 21, shortly after gettin line got across and rear fire on the enemy, disconcerting them, and, charging at the same time, they took possession of their works, also of those in front of General Baird's left, and were fired into by Baird's men before they were aware in whose possession the works were. The line of battle was immediately advanced to their supBaird's men before they were aware in whose possession the works were. The line of battle was immediately advanced to their support and commenced to throw up works, but were ordered to cease, as another advance was contemplated; but before long heavy musketry was heard some distance to our left, but approaching; works were recommenced with renewed vigor, while shot, shell, and grape were soon poured into us from a battery only a little distance off. The 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 101 (search)
ose of the enemy. We succeeded in passing the field without attracting the attention of the enemy. Eight companies were deployed as skirmishers, with two in reserve, and moved forward. The enemy was driven about three-quarters of a mile through a thick wood of timber and underbrush, where we came upon him in his works, quietly waiting an attack. The line was halted. After some time, orders were received to retire, which was done in good order. Went back and camped in open field, by General Baird's headquarters; loss, 1 wounded. August 6, crossed creek at mill and moved up toward works. Was not in line. In evening moved out and constructed works. August 7, remained in works. Major Barger was severely wounded by a stray shot. August 8, moved in the evening and constructed works in the interval between the left of the Forty-second Indiana and the right of the Fifteenth Corps. August 9, drove the enemy at daylight from his skirmish works on our front; lost 1 killed and 5 wounde
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 103 (search)
skirmishers had been driven. May 30, about 6 p. m. that part of the line on which the Twentyfirst was posted was attacked by part of Hood's corps, which advanced from their main works in line of battle. The skirmish line drove them back, and those of this regiment took 1 wounded prisoner. Three dead rebels were left in front of the skirmish line of the regiment. This position was held until June 2, when the regiment was relieved by the One hundred and fifth Ohio, of a brigade from General Baird's division, having been constantly skirmishing with the enemy for six days, and much of the time the rebels and ours occupying the summit of the same ridge within 30 yards of each other, firing constanly. During these six days skirmishing lost 4 men killed and 24 wounded. June 6, marched within three miles of Acworth and changed position from day to day with the brigade. When near Big Shanty, June 17, the skirmish line of the brigade became again heavily engaged with the enemy, dri
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 104 (search)
nd was given them, succeeded in driving the enemy from their front line of works, which was held until some troops of General Baird's division were brought up to our relief. On the arrival of General Baird's troops the brigade, which had suffered sGeneral Baird's troops the brigade, which had suffered severely from the enemy's fire, and had exhausted its supply of ammunition, fell back to the rear of the support, leaving them to finish the work they had so well begun; this General Baird's troops did with great gallantry. At dark, our ammunition rGeneral Baird's troops did with great gallantry. At dark, our ammunition replenished, we were again put in the front line, to the left of our point of attack, threw up works, held them through the night, and in the morning found no trace of the enemy. They had fled. In our attack a large number of prisoners were sent toe attack at the same point, it is impossible to say how many of the prisoners belonged to the brigade and how many to General Baird's troops. I deem it a most pleasurable duty to express the opinion that the officers and men of this command are en
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 127 (search)
in front of Pine Mountain and formed on the right of Baird's division, connecting with the left of the Fourth Cated, in company with Generals Stanley, Brannan, and Baird, I made a thorough reconnaissance of the enemy's worthis gallant little fight and repulse of the enemy. Baird's division crossed and took position on my left duriack, and I ordered a reconnaissance to be made. General Baird did the same in his front, but it was soon disco On the morning of the 22d, keeping to the right of Baird's division, I moved my whole command to the west sidtion on the Turner's Ferry road, connecting with General Baird's right. This position was a strong one, and, btoy Creek and took position on the right and rear of Baird's division. This was accomplished after some heavy he right and front, the left brigade connecting with Baird's right flank, where it remained much exposed to theo reach the railroad at that point. Two brigades of Baird's division and one from Carlin's reported to me on t
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