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Drewry's Bluff (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 16
from sending reinforcements to the north side of the James, while Sheridan operated towards Richmond, the defences of which were thought to be so sparsely occupied as to be open to a surprise. To accomplish this end, we gather from Hancock's report, the latter was instructed to take and hold a position near Chapin's Bluff, which commanded the enemy's pontoons across the river at this point. Gen. Grant must have been misinformed as to the location of these bridges. The lowest was above Drewry's Bluff.—McCabe's Life and Campaigns of Gen. Robert E. Lee. But owing to a probable misapprehension of the Lieutenant General, and to the large reinforcements sent hither by Gen. Lee, the expedition was a failure in this respect. This movement induced Gen. Lee to send four out of his eight divisions to the north side of the James River.—Ibid. In its bearings on the assault made after the explosion of the mine, had the latter been anything but the wretched failure that it was, the result might h
Willard Y. Gross (search for this): chapter 16
Thayer, Ramsdell, excused from duty. July 21. Corp. Stevens, M. M. Pierce, Trefry, Ramsdell, Gross, excused from duty. Holbrook, Spooner and Thos. Smith in hospital. July 22. M. M. Pierce, Ramsdell, Gross and Corp. Stevens excused from duty. Privates Holbrook, Spooner, and T. Smith in hospital. July 23. Privates Trefry, Devereux, M. M. Pierce, Thayer, Ramsdell, Allen and Gross, excusGross, excused from duty. Privates Holbrook, Spooner, and T. Smith at hospital. Six horses received from Capt. Cochrane. One horse died—distemper. Private Wm. H. Bickford died in Carver Hospital, Washington, D. C., July 15. Chronic Diarrhoea. July 21. Privates J. W. Bailey, Devereux, Allen, Gross and Bugler Mugford excused from duty. Holbrook, Spooner and T. Smith in hospital. July 25. Corp. Stevens, Artificers Gross and Thresher, Bugler Mugford, Privates Devereux, M. M. Pierce and M. Thompson excused from duty. July 26. One horse died—farcy. Private W. Allen sent to hospital. Corp. Ste
Timothy G. Redfield (search for this): chapter 16
ng. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook, J. L. W. Thayer excused from duty. Knowland duty. July 3. Private Harmon Newton returned and reported for duty. Corp. Smith, D. D. Adams, Ramsdell and Thayer excused from duty. July 4. Bugler Timothy G. Redfield reduced to the ranks. July 5. Serg't Geo. F. Gould by order acting as 1st Sergeant. Edwin H. Church detailed as officers' cook. M. M. Pierce, Holbrook, Trefry, D. D. Adams, Henry Orcutt, Ramsdell excused from duty. July 6. Corp. Stevens, Holbrook, Devereux, M. M. Pierce, Thayer, Henry Orcutt, D. D. Adams and Ramsdell excused from duty. July 7. Privates Trefry, Devereux, M. M. Pierce, Thayer, D. D. Adams and Ramsdell excused from duty. July 8. Corp. Stevens, Devereux,
John H. Knowland (search for this): chapter 16
died—exhaustion. Corp. Paine and Thomas Ellworth sent to hospital. June 26. Two horses died,—exhaustion. June 27. Private Newton, Killoran and Corp'l Smith missing. Corp'l Smith returned. June 29. Fifteen horses drawn from Capt. Cochrane; eight transferred to Capt. Strang. June 30. Private Killoran returned; private Judson Stevens sent to hospital. July 1. Eleven enlisted men with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook, J. L. W. Thayer excused from duty. Knowland duty. July 3. Private Harmon Newton returned and reported for duty. Corp. Smith, D. D. Adams, Ramsdell and Thayer excused from duty. July 4. Bugler Timothy G. Redfield reduced to the ranks. July 5. Serg't Geo. F. Gould by order acting as 1st Sergeant. Edwin H. Church detailed as officers' cook. M. M. Pierce, Holbrook, Trefry, D. D. Adams, Henry Orcutt, Ramsdell ex
William A. Trefry (search for this): chapter 16
dwin H. Church detailed as officers' cook. M. M. Pierce, Holbrook, Trefry, D. D. Adams, Henry Orcutt, Ramsdell excused from duty. July 6. Orcutt, D. D. Adams and Ramsdell excused from duty. July 7. Privates Trefry, Devereux, M. M. Pierce, Thayer, D. D. Adams and Ramsdell excused from duty. July 8. Corp. Stevens, Devereux, Trefry, Holbrook, D. D. Adams, Ramsdell and Thos. Smith excused from duty. July 9. Corp. accompanying officer or paper. Corp. Stevens, Holbrook, Devereux, Trefry, M. M. Pierce, Ramsdell and Thos. Smith excused from duty. July iller. Glanders. Lieut. Smith, Corp. Stevens, (?) Smith, Holbrook, Trefry, excused from duty. July 15. Corp. Benj. F. Parker promoted to L, on detached service. July 16. Lieut. Smith, Spooner, Holbrook, Trefry, Thos. Smith excused from duty. One horse died. July 17. Corp. Stevens, Trefry, Spooner, Rawson, Thos. Smith, excused from duty. Holbrook sent to hospital. July 18. One horse shot—glanders. July 19.
Joseph Sheridan (search for this): chapter 16
generally supposed at the time, designed as a feint to draw troops away from the Rebel lines before Petersburg,—although it had that appearance and that result,—but to prevent Lee from sending reinforcements to the north side of the James, while Sheridan operated towards Richmond, the defences of which were thought to be so sparsely occupied as to be open to a surprise. To accomplish this end, we gather from Hancock's report, the latter was instructed to take and hold a position near Chapin's Bons of my corps, Mott's division had been ordered to report to Gen. Ord, the day before. Barge's brigade of the Tenth Corps, This corps was now commanded by Gen. Birney, who had been promoted from the Second to that position, July 11. and Sheridan's cavalry. Having attracted to my front so large a portion of Lee's army, Lieut. Gen. Grant thought it a favorable time to assault at Petersburg, and I was therefore instructed to proceed to that place with the remainder of my command. Soon a
John E. Mugford (search for this): chapter 16
h at hospital. Six horses received from Capt. Cochrane. One horse died—distemper. Private Wm. H. Bickford died in Carver Hospital, Washington, D. C., July 15. Chronic Diarrhoea. July 21. Privates J. W. Bailey, Devereux, Allen, Gross and Bugler Mugford excused from duty. Holbrook, Spooner and T. Smith in hospital. July 25. Corp. Stevens, Artificers Gross and Thresher, Bugler Mugford, Privates Devereux, M. M. Pierce and M. Thompson excused from duty. July 26. One horse died—farcy. PrBugler Mugford, Privates Devereux, M. M. Pierce and M. Thompson excused from duty. July 26. One horse died—farcy. Private W. Allen sent to hospital. Corp. Stevens and privates Devereux, J. W. Bailey, Monroe, Killoran and Thayer excused from duty. Holbrook, Spooner, and Smith in hospital. Bailey, Killoran, Devereux, Newton, Trefry report to hospital. 0. W. Wheelock thrown from his horse and injured. July 27. O. W. Wheelock sent to brigade hospital. July 28. Two horses shot by order Capt. Sleeper, farcy. July 29. Frank A. Munroe sent to brigade hospital. July 31. Ten (10) horses received from C<
Francis Montague (search for this): chapter 16
dell excused from duty. July 6. Corp. Stevens, Holbrook, Devereux, M. M. Pierce, Thayer, Henry Orcutt, D. D. Adams and Ramsdell excused from duty. July 7. Privates Trefry, Devereux, M. M. Pierce, Thayer, D. D. Adams and Ramsdell excused from duty. July 8. Corp. Stevens, Devereux, Trefry, Holbrook, D. D. Adams, Ramsdell and Thos. Smith excused from duty. July 9. Corp. Stevens, Devereux, Holbrook, M. M. Pierce, Thos. Smith, Ramsdell, D. D. Adams excused from duty. July 10. Francis Montague, recruit from Draft Rendezvous, Long Id., B. H. joined without accompanying officer or paper. Corp. Stevens, Holbrook, Devereux, Trefry, M. M. Pierce, Ramsdell and Thos. Smith excused from duty. July 11. Ellis A. Friend detached to report to Art'y Headquarters, 2nd Corps, on Orderly duty. John F. Baxter sent to hospital. One horse shot, by order Capt. Miller. Glanders. July 14. One horse in caisson train shot by order Capt. Miller. Glanders. Lieut. Smith, Corp. Stevens, (?) S
Benjamin H. Phillips (search for this): chapter 16
n, Newton (Devereux, J. W. Bailey, Trefry returned) sent to general hospital. Aug. 5. Holbrook, Spooner, T. Smith, Allen, and Monroe, in hospital. Bailey and Trefry excused from duty. Aug. 6. John Millett returned to duty from hospital, Washington, D. C. Aug. 7. Agreeably to Gen. Orders No. 20, Art'y Headquarters 2nd Corps, morning report to headquarters shows P and A 5,177,183. P. T. 165, P. D. 141 and 145. Aug. 8. Wm. Allen, Thos. Smith, A. B. Spooner, A. W. Holbrook sent to general hospital. James Peach and M. M. Pierce sent to brigade hospital. One horse died—glanders. Aug. 9. Private Wm. Trefry sent to brigade hospital. Munroe, Peach, and M. M. Pierce at Brigade Hospital. Aug. 10. J. W. Bailey sent to Brigade Hospital. Aug. 18. One horse shot—glanders. Aug. 20. Private Alex. W. Holbrook died of Chronic Diarrhoea at U. S. General Hospital, Brattleboro, Vt., Aug. 16, 1864. Aug. 23. Privates E. D. Thresher and B. H. Phillips sent to Brigade Hospit
Alexander W. Holbrook (search for this): chapter 16
with caissons in Ammunition Train heretofore counted as detached returned as present for duty. J. H. Knowland excused from duty. July 2. Corp. Smith, Privates A. W. Holbrook, J. L. W. Thayer excused from duty. Knowland duty. July 3. Private Harmon Newton returned and reported for duty. Corp. Smith, D. D. Adams, Ramsdell adquarters 2nd Corps, morning report to headquarters shows P and A 5,177,183. P. T. 165, P. D. 141 and 145. Aug. 8. Wm. Allen, Thos. Smith, A. B. Spooner, A. W. Holbrook sent to general hospital. James Peach and M. M. Pierce sent to brigade hospital. One horse died—glanders. Aug. 9. Private Wm. Trefry sent to brigade hospl. Munroe, Peach, and M. M. Pierce at Brigade Hospital. Aug. 10. J. W. Bailey sent to Brigade Hospital. Aug. 18. One horse shot—glanders. Aug. 20. Private Alex. W. Holbrook died of Chronic Diarrhoea at U. S. General Hospital, Brattleboro, Vt., Aug. 16, 1864. Aug. 23. Privates E. D. Thresher and B. H. Phillips sent to Brig
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