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" ... in attempting to mount the last ridge, we were met by a fire from a whole line of batteries, protected by infantry, and assisted by shells from the gunboats. "
My Days and Nights on the Battle-field - Page 212
by Charles Carleton Coffin - 1887 - 312 pages
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official reports of battles

1864
...and formed facing the river, and endeavored to press forward to the water's edge, but, in attempting to mount the last ridge, we were met by a fire from...after charge without success, but continued the fight until night closed the hostilities on both sides. During this engagement, Gage's battery was brought...
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Southern History of the War: Official Reports of Battles /as Published by ...

Confederate States of America - 1863 - 578 pages
...and formed facing the river, and endeavored to press forward to the water's edge, but, in attempting to mount the last ridge, we were met by a fire from...after charge without success, but continued the fight until night closed the hostilities on both sides. During this engagement, Gage's battery was brought...
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Southern History of the War: Official Reports of Battles, Volume 1

Confederate States of America - 1864 - 578 pages
...and formed facing the river, and endeavored to press forward to the water's edge, but, in attempting to mount the last ridge, we were met by a fire from a whole line of batteries, protected bv infantry, and assisted by shells from the gunboats. Our men struggled vainly to ascend the hill,...
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The campaigns of lieut.-gen. N.B. Forrest, and of Forrest's cavalry, by T ...

Thomas Jordan, Nathan Bedford Forrest, J P. Pryor - 1868
...press forward to the Landing. But in attempting, as Mouton had done, " to mount the last ridge," they were met by a " fire from a whole line of batteries,...protected by infantry, and assisted by shells from the gunboats."f The Confederates, however, stoutly persisted in storming the steep hill-side despite the...
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The Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. N.B. Forrest, and of Forrest's Cavalry ...

Thomas Jordan, J. P. Pryor - Generals - 1868 - 704 pages
...press forward to the Landing. But in attempting, as Mouton had done, " to mount the last ridge," they were met by a " fire from a whole line of batteries,...protected by infantry, and assisted by shells from the gunboats."f The: Confederates, however, stoutly persisted in storming the steep hill-side despite the...
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The life of gen. Albert Sidney Johnston

William Preston Johnston - Johnston, Albert Sidney, 1828-1862 - 1878 - 755 pages
...describing this final attack, General Chalmers says in his report: water's edge ; but in attempting to mount the last ridge we were met by a fire from...after charge without success, but continued the fight until night closed the hostilities on both sides. During this engagement, Gage's battery was brought...
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The Life of Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston: Embracing His Services in the ...

William Preston Johnston - Generals - 1878 - 755 pages
...describing this final attack, General Chalmers says in his report: water's edge ; but in attempting to mount the last ridge we were met by a fire from...men struggled vainly to ascend the hill, which was verj steep, making charge after charge without success, but continued the fight until night closed...
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The Life of General Albert Sydney Johnston: Embracing His Services in the ...

William Preston Johnston - Generals - 1878 - 755 pages
...describing this final attack, General Chalmers says in his report: water's edge ; but in attempting to mount the last ridge we were met by a fire from a whole lino of batteries, protected by infantry and assisted by shells from tho gunboats. Our men struggled...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 2

Jefferson Davis - Confederate States of America - 1881
...and formed facing the river, and endeavored to press forward to the water's edge ; but in attempting to mount the last ridge we were met by a fire from...infantry and assisted by shells from the gunboats." In a subsequent memorandum General Chalmers writes : " One more resolute movement forward would have...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 2

Jefferson Davis - Confederate States of America - 1881
...and formed facing the river, and endeavored to press forward to the water's edge ; but in attempting to mount the last ridge we were met by a fire from...infantry and assisted by shells from the gunboats." In a subsequent memorandum General Chalmers writes : " One more resolute movement forward would have...
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