Ativan Image From Page 905 Of Story Of The Sherman Brigade The Camp The March The Bivouac The Battle And How The Boys Lived And Died During Four Years Of Active Field Service 1897


Image from page 905 of "Story of the Sherman brigade.The camp, the march, the bivouac, the battle; and how "the boys" lived and died during four years of active field service..." (1897)

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Identifier: StoryOfTheShermanBrigade.theCampTheMarchTheBivouacTheBattleAnd Title: Year: 1897 (1890s) Authors: Hinman, Wilbur F Subjects: Sherman-brigade United States-History-Civil War-1861-1865 Regimental histories Ohio Militia Publisher: Alliance, O. The author View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book. Text Appearing Before Image: he had been deeei1as to the enemys force,and that his position was byno means desperate. Shortly after this eventLieutenant Jacob O. Stout,of company B, was detailedwith sixteen men, forpicket duty. Sometime inthe afternoon a girl came tothe post and told him thata small force of rebelcavalry was getting readsto surprise it. The lieu-tenant sent out part of lu-men to learn the truth asthis report. While thwere absent the rebels camein and captured the entiresquad remaining at thepost. When the scoutingparty returned they ran in-to the rebels and were alsocaptured, with the exception of Corporal John Kope and DariusRobinson, who succeeded in cutting their way through theenemy and returning to camp. Isaac Wayn< mortally wounded in this affair. During the remainder of the month ot August Shermansarmy was lying in the trenches, engaged in the siege of Atlanta.The Squadron now had scarcely fifty men for duty. Before theevacuation of Atlanta it had little to do except to recuperate from Text Appearing After Image: \.\1IN F. - : INK, \, mlaughl: kon. THK BOYS GET TO ATIVAN 897 the Stoneman raid. During the last da Sherman planted the body of his array squarely in the rear of the Con-federates and during the night of September 1st, Hoods army tutted Atlanta. The following day the city was oceupied bythe Union troops of General Slocum. The Squadron participatedin the movement of Sherman which compelled Hood to let goof Atlanta. The cavaln istantly in motion upon the front, flank and rear of the army, and had some heavy skirmishing withthe enemy. In company with other horsemen the Squadron rodeinto the city, amidst great demonstrations of rejoicing on the partot the Yankees. During the Atlanta campaign, the cavalry division to whichthe Squadron belonged was ostensibly attached to the Twenty-third corps. There was always more or less good natured chaf-fing between the two arms of the service. The infantrymanwould sing out when the opportunity offered: Who ever sawa dead cavalryman ! to which the cav Note About Images Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.


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