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A Historic Sketch Lest We Forget Company E 26th Ohio

Auhtor: Walden Kelly

Language: english
Published: 1909

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Review by Timothy B. Riley, November 2009


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... Date: April 16, 2010 [EBook #32015]. A Historic Sketch. Lest We Forget. Company E 26th Ohio Infantry. In the War for the Union. 1861-65. By ...
... George H. Thomas and skirmished lightly with the enemy, expecting orders, which never came, to attack. We listened to the roar of the battle to our ...
... in the reserve and remained there during January 1, 1863. On the morning of January 2nd we occupied a position, the left of the regiment joining the ...
... two-year-and-three-month service, all of it in actual war, most of it in very hard campaigning, show its strength: January 1st, 1863 (previously stated ...
... on the opposite or west side of the field, where, with a promptness under fire never excelled, the regiment rallied and again opened on the enemy, which ...
... lines to the right, sent one guard from each company fifty paces to the front and supplied ourselves with a double quantity of cartridges. One cavalryman ...
... them to the Crawfish Spring field hospital, which fell into the enemies hands the following day, and we saw that part of the Vineyard Farm no more for ...
... possession of the river from Brows Ferry west, giving us water transportation to within nine or ten miles, and in a few days the soldiers were on ...
... The men began quickening the step-no pale faces now-the excitement of battle was on. You could constantly hear the officers' command-Steady ...
... the summit of the hill the moon rose from behind and a medallion view of the column was disclosed as it crossed the moon's disk and attacked the ...
... the 26th Ohio losing over twenty men. Darkness closed the fighting and in the morning their works were abandoned, we following, bivouacking the night ...
... of these being thoroughly fortified. We reached the west slope of the latter June 20th, and on the 22nd drove the enemy's skirmishers into their main ...
... flank when darkness and the entanglement of brush, ravines, etc., and the danger of coming into conflict with our troops closed the movement. In the ...
... Florence, Ala., and Nashville, Tenn. We held this position until Hood advanced via Columbia. We moved October 21 to Lineville and to Columbia on the 23rd ...
... permanent and firing gradually ceased. Vanhorn in his history states (Vol. 2, page 202): The defensive fire was so rapid from 4 p. m. to nightfall ...
... are keeping close to the fighting line. The veterans of that old division, whose well-tried courage shone forth in historic grandeur, it is not overpraise ...
... the bridges were all destroyed, and flooded streams delayed the pursuit, which was continued until January 1, 1865. The broken and disorganized army of ...
... later to turn over the official records and make final settlement, arriving at home near the middle of November, 1865. Discrepancies appear in both ...
... a good deal before it reached Chickamauga. Well, those were heavy losses, but they saved the day. I know there are many who call Chickamauga a Confederate ...
... in temporary command of company E. No officer belonging to the company being present. [4] Our captain, 1st and 2nd Lieutenants had each been promoted ...