History of the Eighty-second Indiana Volunteer Infantry: Its Organization, Campaigns and Battles, Volume 82, Part 4

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W. B. Burford, printer, 1893 - United States - 255 pages

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Page 88 - Brannan's division was posted at 6 pm on the road about half way between Rossville and Chattanooga to cover the movement. The troops were withdrawn in a quiet, orderly manner, without the loss of a single man, and by 7 am on the 22d were in their positions in front of Chattanooga, which had been assigned to them previous to their arrival...
Page 10 - Jan. 4. Governor Moore of Alabama seized Fort Morgan and the United States arsenal at Mobile. Fast day, by proclamation of the President. Jan. 8. Jacob Thompson, Secretary of the Interior, resigned. Jan. 9. The steamer, Star of the West, fired on by rebel batteries...
Page 76 - ... in the line, which the rebels took advantage of with great rapidity, intercepting and breaking the line of battle of the army at this point. Wood being taken while marching by the flank, broke and fled in confusion, and my line actually attacked from the rear, was obliged to swing back on the right, which it accomplished with wonderful regularity under such circumstances, (with, however, the exception of a portion of the first brigade, which, being much exposed, broke with considerable disorder...
Page 10 - Wilson. 1861 Jan. 2. Governor Ellis of North Carolina took possession of Fort Macon. Georgia troops seized Forts Pulaski and Jackson, and the United States arsenal at Savannah. Jan. 4. Governor Moore of Alabama seized Fort Morgan and the United States arsenal at Mobile. Fast day, by proclamation of the President. Jan.
Page 161 - Bentonville at nine officers and one hundred and forty-five men killed, fifty-one officers and eight hundred and sixteen men wounded, and three officers and two hundred and twenty-three men missing, taken prisoners by the enemy ; total, one thousand two hundred and forty-seven.
Page 13 - President issued a proclamation commanding all persons in arms against the Government to disperse within twenty days; also calling for 75,000 volunteers. The New York Legislature authorized the raising of $3,000,000 for their equipment and support.
Page 87 - Brigade — and others as men deserving the gratitude of the Nation for an exhibition on this occasion of determined courage, which I believe unsurpassed in the history of the rebellion.
Page 68 - I told him as long as our ammunition would last, and I asked him if he knew where I could get a new supply.
Page 12 - AD 1S61 chosen President. A stormy session followed, accomplishing no good result. Feb. 8. The US arsenal at Little Rock surrendered to Arkansas. Feb. 9. Jefferson Davis and AH Stevens elected provisional President and Vice President of the Southern Confederacy. Feb. 13. The electoral vote counted. Abraham Lincoln received 180 votes, Stephen A. Douglas 12, John C. Breckenridge 72, and John Bell 39. Gaeta surrenders to Victor Emanuel's troops. The king of Naples escapes on board a French frigate....
Page 131 - ... lying in the dirt and rain for days without shelter, have been unable to preserve the ordinary cleanliness which is essential to health, and many have broken down for want of proper food. During the greater part of the time our men have lain constantly under the enemy's fire, at every moment liable to be picked off, whilst the sound, not of distant artillery and musketry, but of the closelywhistling bullet and bursting shell, has seldom been out of their ears.

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