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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Port republic, battle of. (search)
Shields's force, under General Carroll—less than 1,000 infantry, 150 cavalry, and a battery of six guns— had arrived there almost simultaneously with Jackson. With his cavalry and five pieces of artillery, Carroll dashed into the village, drove Jackson's cavalry out of it, and took possession of the bridge that spanned the river. Had he burned that structure, he might have ruined Jackson, for he would have cut him off from Ewell at Cross Keys. But he waited for his infantry to come up, and wOhio troops, made a countercharge and recaptured it, with one of the guns of the Confederates. The artillery-horses having been killed, he could not carry off the battery; but he took back with him sixty-seven Confederates. So overwhelming was Jackson's force that Tyler was compelled to retreat, and was pursued about 5 miles, covered by Carroll's cavalry. The battle was disastrous to the Nationals, but it was recognized by both sides as one of the most brilliant of the war. In the engagement
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Virginia, (search)
nstown, Gen. James Shields commanding Federal forces; Gen. Stonewall Jackson, Confederates; Confederates retire......March 23, 1862 Peninsular campaign in Virginia begun......March 23, 1862 Norfolk reoccupied by Union troops......May 11, 1862 Confederates under Stonewall Jackson drive General Banks from Winchester......May 25, 1862 Gen. Robert E. Lee assumes command of the Confederate forces in Virginia......June 3, 1862 Battle of Cross-Keys; General Fremont attacks a part of Jackson's command under General Ewell, but retires......June 8, 1862 Battle of Port Republic; the Federals with two brigades (3,000) defeated by Stonewall Jackson (8,000)......June 9, 1862 Maj.-Gen. John Pope appointed to the Army of Virginia......June 26, 1862 Lee advances into Maryland; Stonewall Jackson crosses the Potomac at White's Ford, near Leesburg......Sept. 5, 1862 Stonewall Jackson captures Harper's Ferry......Sept. 15, 1862 Battle of Fredericksburg......Dec. 13, 1862
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wheeler, William Almon 1819-1887 (search)
S. Goode is entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 22d Senatorial District; and that J. B. Elam is not entitled to a seat in the Senate from the 8th Senatorial District; and that the following named persons are entitled to seats in the House of Representatives from the following named parishes respectively: From the parish of Assumption, R. R. Beaseley, E. F. X. Dugas; from the parish of Bienville, James Brice; from the parish of De Soto, J. S. Scales, Charles Schuler; from the parish of Jackson, E. Kidd; from the parish of Rapides, James Jeffries, R. C. Luckett, G. W. Stafford; from the parish of Terrebone, Edward McCollum, W. H. Keyes; from the parish of Winn, George A. Kelley. And that the following named persons are not entitled to seats which they claim from the following named parishes respectively, but that the persons now holding seats from said parishes are entitled to retain the seats now held by them: From the parish of Avovelles, J. O. Quinn; from the parish of Iberie,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Winchester, battles of (search)
als numbered only 7,000. General Ewell, who lay within a mile and a half of Winchester, attacked Banks before the dawn, May 24, 1862, and a furious battle ensued in front of Winchester. The Confederates were kept in check five hours. Meanwhile, Jackson's whole force was ordered up, when Banks, perceiving that further resistance would lead to destruction, and having sent his trains forward towards the Potomac, gave an order for a retreat in the same direction. They passed rapidly through the's loss during this masterly retreat was thirty-eight killed, 155 wounded, and 711 missing. These were exclusive of Kenly's command and the sick and wounded in hospitals at Strasburg and Winchester. Only fifty-five of his 500 wagons were lost. Jackson's loss, including that at Front Royal, was sixty-eight killed and 329 wounded. His gains were over 9,000 small-arms and 3,000 prisoners, including 700 sick and wounded. On Aug. 7, 1864, General Sheridan assumed the command of the Middle Divis
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