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A Battery At Close Quarters A Paper Read Before The Ohio Commandery Of The Loyal Legion October 6 1909 by Henry M Neil. This title has fewer than 24 printed text pages. A Battery at Close Quarters - A Paper Read before the Ohio Commandery of the Loyal Legion - October 6 1909 is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Henry M. Neil is in the English language. If you enjoy the works of Henry M. Neil then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.
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... Battery. COLUMBUS, OHIO 1909. THE CHAMPLIN PRESS COLUMBUS, OHIO. A BATTERY AT CLOSE QUARTERS. BEING THE STORY OF THE ELEVENTH OHIO BATTERY ... ... of the State of Mississippi. The neighboring country is broken and, in 1862, was covered with forests. Northwesterly from Iuka lies the village of Burnsville ... ... never reached the domain of tactics, for he went into camp seven miles west of Iuka and the head of Rosecrans' column was attacked by the entire army ... ... and unlimber before they could get the range. Just in front of us the road turned to the right. We turned to the right into the brush and took ... ... Fourth Minnesota and Sixteenth Iowa were, respectively, echeloned in rear of the left and right flanks. The total force actually engaged was 2800 Union ... ... have fallen to the lot of one single battery during this war.. In the same order the commanding General further states:. On a narrow front, intersected ... ... hero Sullivan rallied a portion of the right wing, and, with a bravery better characterized as audacity, drove the rebels back to cover. Again they ... ... of the Eleventh at Iuka were 22% greater than those sustained by any other light battery in any one engagement during the war. You have been familiar ... ... and the martyrs of the civil war, the dead and the living, will proudly bear to the throne of God those scars which were the price of their country's ... ... of poor James Bibby. After this baptism he seemed to bear a charmed life. He was mustered out with the battery, still able to do full duty. Early ... ... of October first I found that an escort could not be secured for two or three days, as Colonel Crocker had only enough men present for guard and picket ... ... were in a trap and they were pursuing a prearranged plan in springing it. As we reached the northwestern suburb of Corinth we swung to the left and continued ... ... times they charged and three times they were repulsed. Each time they came so close that we resorted to double charges of canister and never ... ... comrades fall like wheat before the harvester. They felt that they could not again silence the guns of the Eleventh. It had taken five assaults to ... ... is published by the Commandery, without the advice or consent of Companion Neil. GEO. A. THAYER, A. B. ISHAM, L. M. HOSEA, Publication Committee. AN ... ... at the battle of Corinth about 11 o'clock in the forenoon of October 4, 1862. His rank was that of Second Lieutenant. All officers of higher grade ... ... now going on between the same armies. The Lieutenant received the heartiest congratulations of all officers who had been with him in the battle ... ... he would be torn to atoms, and trusting himself wholly to his rider, the Lieutenant is waving his hat in the air, and bidding defiance to the foe ... ... have been retained. End of A Battery at Close Quarters, by Henry M. Neil. *** . Recommended ReadingLoved this book? Other books that may ... ... digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.Henry Herbert ...