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Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/25/2022 - 2:20pm
The Wounded Prisoners at Richmond. Mr. W. H. Merrill, one of the wounded prisoners at Richmond, writes as follows to the Rochester Express. His letter is dated August 20th: “I assure you that I am indeed grateful to God for the preservation of my life, and that I have fallen into the hands of those […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/25/2022 - 2:37pm
William H. Merrell at Ancestry William H. Merrell at Fold3 William H. Merrell at FindAGrave (Possibly)
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/24/2022 - 11:02am
John G. Reynolds at Ancestry.com John G. Reynolds at FindAGrave More on John G. Reynolds
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/24/2022 - 10:47am
THE UNITED STATES MARINES. The marine battalion under command of Major Reynolds have suffered far less than first reported. The following is official: their full strength, including officers and privates, was 353. Killed – Lieutenant Hitchcock; Privates Calagg, Harris, Hughes, Lane, Moore, Perkins, Riley, and Ward; Wounded and absent, Corporal Steiner; Privates Stuart, Bowers, Siemons, […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/23/2022 - 1:35pm
THE GALLANT FOURTH MAINE REGIMENT. Editor of Washington Star: I have seen no mention in the papers of the Fourth Regiment, Maine V. M. I suppose it happened from the fact that when this regiment was ordered forward the reporters had left, as in fact up to this time almost all the other forces were […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/22/2022 - 4:09pm
[Special Dispatch to the Selma Reporter.] Manassas, Jul 22. – We gained a great victory yesterday. Our loss heavy. The enemy loss estimated at ten thousand. The Cadets[*] lost Stone, Lowry and Buchanan, killed; and Archy Kennedy, Price, Mills, Prior, Harrison, both Daniels, King, Crisby and Boyd, were wounded slightly. The Guards[**] lost F. Haralson, […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/22/2022 - 4:35pm
Nathaniel H. R. Dawson at Ancestry.com Nathaniel H. R. Dawson at Fold3Nathaniel H. R. Dawson at FindAGrave Nathaniel H. R. Dawson at Wikipedia More on Nathaniel H. R. Dawson
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/21/2022 - 1:45pm
I apologize for the delay in posting this, but here are recaps for three recent Savas Beatie publications. From the jacket: “When Hell Came to Sharpsburg” investigates how the battle and its armies wreaked emotional, physical, and financial havoc on the people of Sharpsburg. For proper context, the author explores the savage struggle and its […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/21/2022 - 12:25pm
LETTER FROM ONE OF GENERAL McDOWELL’S AIDS [From the Cincinnati Gazette, July 27] From a letter of one of General McDowell’s aids, to his wife, we have been permitted to make some extracts, which are very creditable to the two Ohio regiments. The letter reveals something which we have not seen stated elsewhere. When the […]
Author: Harry Smeltzer
Posted: 11/20/2022 - 12:16pm
At the battle of Bull’s Run, William Wilson, of New York, was carrying a wounded comrade, Hantz Gladden[*], from the field, when Gladden implored Wilson to leave him. “I shall die at any rate,” said he, “and the rebels may overtake and kill you; they will not hurt me when they see that I am […]
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