A History of the Tenth Regiment, Vermont Volunteers: With Biographical Sketches of the Officers who Fell in Battle. And a Complete Roster of All the Officers and Men Connected with It--showing All Changes by Promotion, Death Or Resignation, During the Military Existence of the Regiment
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Page 240 - In pushing up the Shenandoah Valley, where it is expected you will have to go first or last, it is desirable that nothing should be left to invite the enemy to return. Take all provisions, forage, and stock wanted for the use of your command ; such as cannot be consumed, destroy.
Page 155 - From camp to camp through the foul womb of night The hum of either army stilly sounds, That the fixed sentinels almost receive The secret whispers of each other's watch.
Page 77 - States is authorized to employ as many persons of African descent as he may deem necessary and proper for the suppression of this rebellion...
Page 240 - Potomac, then push south the main force, detaching, under a competent commander, a sufficient force to look after the raiders and drive them to their homes.
Page 241 - ... nothing should be left to invite the enemy to return. Take all provisions, forage, and stock wanted for the use of your command ; such as cannot be consumed, destroy. It is not desirable that the buildings should be destroyed — they should rather be protected; but the people should be informed that, so long as an army can subsist among them, recurrences of these raids must be expected, and we are determined to stop them at all hazards.
Page 256 - Nelson's and Braxton's battalions had performed wonders. This affair occurred about 11 AM, and a splendid victory had been gained. The ground in front was strewn with the enemy's dead and wounded, and some prisoners had been taken. But on our side Major General Rodes had been killed, in the very moment of triumph, while conducting the attack of his division with great gallantry and skill, and this was a heavy blow to me.
Page 284 - In moving back to this point, the whole country from the Blue ridge to the North mountain has been made untenable for a Rebel army.
Page 284 - I have destroyed over two thousand barns filled with wheat and hay and farming implements, over seventy mills filled with flour and wheat; have driven in front of the army over four thousand head of stock, and have killed and issued to the troops not less than three thousand sheep. This destruction embraces the Luray valley and Little Fort valley, as well as the main valley.
Page 241 - Bear in mind, the object is to drive the enemy south; and to do this, you want to keep him always in sight. Be guided in your course by the course he takes. "Make your own arrangements for supplies of all kinds, giving regular vouchers for such as may be taken from loyal citizens in the country through which you march. "US GRANT, Lieutenant-General. "MAJOR-GENERAL D. HUNTER.