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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 12 0 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 10 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 10 0 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 8 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 4 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 4 0 Browse Search
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) 4 0 Browse Search
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leans advances on Mobile Steele moves up from Pensacola routs Clanton at Mitchell's creek Spanish Fort besieged its garrison driven out desperate assault on Blakely the works carried, with 3,00 exploded, were very destructive. Quite a number of men and horses were killed by them. Spanish Fort, the strongest of the eastern defenses of Mobile, was thus approached and finally invested: rps, on the right, threatened Blakely, while the 13th, on our left, more immediately invested Spanish Fort. Steele now joined hands with Smith, thus forming our extreme right. Our fleet had moved up the bay parallel with our army, making for Howard's landing just below Spanish Fort, with intent to aid in the reduction of that stronghold by bombardment, and by isolating it from Mobile. Notwithey usually dropped down the bay to Great Point Clear to anchor for the night. The siege of Spanish Fort was opened in due form on the 28th; our lines having been established during the preceding ni
armaduke near Columbia, Ark., 551; ordered to St. Louis, 557; aids to drive Price out of Missouri, 559 to 562; at Nashville under Thomas, 562; helps defeat Hood, 684; rejoins Canby, and helps reduce Mobile, 721. Snicker's Gap, occupied by Lee's army, 212. soldiers' vote, 224; for President, 672. Somerset, Ky., Gillmore routs Pegram, 427. Soule, Hon. Pierre, 98; banished, 100. South Mountain, Md., battle of, 195-7. Spalding, Col., 12th Tenn. Cavalry, at Nashville, 686. Spanish Fort, Mobile, besieged and taken, 722. Spinola, Brig.-Gen. F. B., wounded at Manassas Gap, 393; relieved from command, 564. Spooner, Col., 83d Ind., at Vicksburg, 310. Spottsylvania C. H., Va., fighting at, 572-5. Springfield, Ark., attacked by Marmaduke, 446. Stafford, Brig.-Gen., killed at the Wilderness, 568. Stahl, Gen. Julius, in fight at Cross-Keys, 138. Stanley, Maj.-Gen. D. A., at Iuka, 223-4; attacks Morgan, 271; charges into Franklin, 272; wounded at Franklin, Te
. 68th U. S. Colored Infantry 10 91 -- 101 76th U. S. Colored Infantry 13 78 -- 91 In addition to the battles heretofore mentioned, colored troops were prominently engaged in the following actions: Morris Island. S. C. James Island, S. C. Liverpool Heights, Miss. Yazoo City, Miss. Pleasant Hill, La. Prairie d'ann, Ark. Poison Springs, Ark. Camden, Ark. Jenkins' Ferry, Ark. Saline River, Ark. Fort Pillow, Tenn. Natural Bridge, Fla. Morganzia, La. Jacksonville, Fla. Brice's X Roads, Miss. Tupelo, Miss. Athens, Ala. Drewry's Bluff, Va. Bermuda Hundred, Va. Dutch Gap, Va. Deep Bottom, Va. Darbytown Road, Va. Hatcher's Run, Va. Fair Oaks, Va. (1864) Saltville, Va. Deveaux Neck, S. C. Boykin's Mills, S. C. Cox's Bridge, N. C. Fort Fisher, N. C. Wilmington, N. C. Spanish Fort, Ala. Fall of Richmond. Appomattox, Va. They rendered effective and meritorious services in many of these engagements, and, in some of them, sustained serious losses
May 22nd Siege of Vicksburg Siege of Jackson Helena Grand Coteau Cane River Cloutiersville Sabine Cross Roads Spanish Fort Fort Blakely. The Thirteenth and Fourteenth (corps were the first ones organized in the Western armies. They wereord; Major-General A. J. Smith's command. Brice's Cross Roads Nashville; Major-General A. J. Smith's command. Spanish Fort; Major-General A. J. Smith's command. Fort Blakely. Major-General A. J. Smith's command. Organized December Generals McArthur, Garrard and E. A. Carr. Proceeding to Mobile, it was engaged in the siege, and in the fighting at Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely, the latter being the last infantry engagement of the war. Fort Blakely was carried by assault, Aprilring of 1865, participated with the Thirteenth and Sixteenth corps in General Canby's operations against Fort Blakely, Spanish Fort, and Mobile. Twentieth Corps. (McCook's.) Stone's River Liberty Gap Chickamauga. This corps was identical
551. battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W. Charleston, Mo. 1 Siege of Vicksburg 10 Fort Donelson, Tenn. 81 Jackson, Miss. 6 Shiloh, Tenn. 32 Spanish Fort, Ala. 1 Raymond, Miss. 12 Fort Blakely, Ala. 15 Champion's Hill, Miss. 5 Memphis, Tenn. 1 Milliken's Bend, La. 1 Steamer Moderator (1863) 1 Presentity, Miss. 14 Place unknown 4 Black River Bridge, Miss. 1     Present, also, at Fort Henry, Tenn.; Siege of Corinth; Trenton, Tenn.; Benton, Miss.; Spanish Fort, Ala. notes.--Mustered in originally as a three months regiment. It was remustered at Bird's Point, Mo., for three years, on July 13, 1861, one-third of the mss. 5 39   44 Mechanicsburg, Miss.   1   1 Richmond, La.   3   3 Tupelo, Miss. 1 6   7 Abbeville, Miss.   2   2 Nashville, Tenn. 4 83   87 Spanish Fort, Ala. 4 13   17 Guerrillas 2 6 2 10 Skirmishes 4 21 3 28   Totals 52 427 16 495 notes.--This regiment was recruited in Missouri and
16 57 2d Vermont Getty's Sixth 8 33 -- 41 1st Maine Cavalry Crook's Cavalry A. P. 23 107 12 142 1st New Jersey Cavalry Crook's Cavalry A. P. 11 43 34 88 8th Penn. Cavalry Crook's Cavalry A. P. 9 47 6 62 2d W. Va. Cav'y (7 Cos.) Custer's Cavalry A. S. 7 50 3 60 2d New York Cavalry Custer's Cavalry A. S. 9 44 -- 53 16th Penn. Cavalry Crook's Cavalry A. P. 9 43 5 57 Selma, Ala.             April 2, 1865.             17th Indiana Long's Cavalry 12 80 -- 92 Spanish Fort, Ala.             April 8, 1865.             8th Iowa Carr's Sixteenth 8 43 2 53 Fort Blakely, Ala.             April 9, 1865.             68th U. S. Colored Hawkins's ------------ 10 91 -- 101 76th Illinois Andrews's Thirteenth 17 81 -- 98 11th Wisconsin Garrard's Sixteenth 15 46 -- 61 8th Illinois Veatch's Thirteenth 10 54 -- 64 Although the fighting may be considered as having ended at Fort Blakely and Appomattox, still, some mino
, its losses on that field aggregating 34 killed, 107 wounded, Including the mortally wounded. and 51 missing; total, 192. The 3d Minnesota served mostly in Minnesota. Missouri, and on the frontier. The 4th sustained its principal losses at Vicksburg, and at Allatoona Pass. One company (B) of the 5th Minnesota lost 23 men killed in a fight with Indians at Red Wood. Minn., August 18, 1862. This regiment fought at Corinth, Vicksburg, in the Red River campaign, at Tupelo, and, at Spanish Fort, in the Mobile campaign of 1865. It was also prominently engaged at Nashville. where it lost 14 killed, 92 wounded, Including the mortally wounded. and 1 missing; total, 107. The 6th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Regiments served on the frontier in the Indian war, and afterwards fought under General A. J. Smith--Sixteenth Corps--at Tupelo, Nashville, and Mobile. The 10th Minnesota lost at Nashville 17 killed and 60 wounded. Including the mortally wounded. The 8th Minnesota served i
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington, Chapter 14: the greatest battles of the war — list of victories and defeats — chronological list of battles with loss in each, Union and Confederate. (search)
Siege of Petersburg, Va 58 272 98 428 March 31 Cavalry engagements.Dinwiddie C. H., Va 67 354 -- 421 April 1 Five Forks, Va 124 706 54 884 April 2 Cavalry engagements.Selma, Ala 42 270 7 319 April 2 Fall of Petersburg, Va 296 2,565 500 3,361 April 3 Cavalry engagements.Namozin Church, Va 10 85 -- 95 April 5 Cavalry engagements.Amelia Springs, Va 20 96 -- 116 April 6 Sailor's Creek, Va 166 1,014 -- 1,180 April 7 Farmville, Va 58 504 9 571 April 8 Spanish Fort, Ala 100 695 -- 795 April 9 Fort Blakely, Ala 113 516 -- 629 April 16 Cavalry engagements.Columbus; West Point, Ga 13 53 -- 66 Confederate losses in particular engagements. 1861.             July 21 First Bull Run, Va 387 1,582 13 1,982 Aug. 10 Wilson's Creek, Mo 265 800 30 1,095 Oct. 3 Greenbrier River, W. Va 6 33 13 52 Oct. 21 Ball's Bluff, Va 36 117 2 155 Nov. 7 Belmont, Mo 105 419 117 641 Dec. 13 Camp Alleghany, W. Va 20 96 28 144 Dec. 20 Dranesvil<
two successive days. Lieutenant Todd, ordnance officer, had full supplies of all required articles, which were on hand at the post, and his department was conducted with system and efficiency. Major Tower, Surgeon Campbell, and Assistant Surgeon Sutherland, in their respective duties, sustained their high reputations. Captains Robertson, Duryea, and Blunt, and Lieutenants Pennington and Seeley respectively commanded batteries Lincoln, Scott, Totten, and Cameron, and a small battery at Spanish Fort, and the other officers batteries in the fort with distinguished ability. Captains Dobies' and Bailey's companies were with the batteries at Lincoln and Cameron, and did their duty faithfully and efficiently. The companies of Captains Renberer and Duffy, of the Sixth regiment New York Volunteers, were successively on duty at the fort, and rendered cheerfully important assistance to me. The regular companies engaged at the batteries, all of whom performed their duty so efficiently as to
d., Gen. John B. Gordon's Corps, supported by Lee's artillery in the forts. Losses: Union, 70 killed, 424 wounded, 523 captured; Confed., 800 killed and wounded, 1881 missing (Federal estimate). March 25, 1865: Petersburg trenches. Second and Sixth Corps; Confed., Gen. R. E. Lee's command. Losses: Union, 103 killed, 864 wounded, 209 missing; Confed., killed and wounded not recorded, 834 captured. March 26, 1865 to April 9, 1865: siege of Mobile, Ala., including Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely. Union, Thirteenth and Sixteenth Corps and Acting Rear-Admiral Thatcher's fleet; Confed., Gen. D. H. Maury's land forces, five gunboats under Commodore Farrand. Losses: Union, 213 killed, 1211 wounded; Confed., 500 killed and wounded, 3000 to 4000 captured. March 29, 1865: Quaker Road, Va. Union, Warren's Fifth Corps and Griffin's First Division, Army of the Potomac; Confed., Part of Gen. R. E. Lee's Army. Losses: Union, 55 killed, 306 wound
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