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In a Raid With the Fifth Michigan Cavalry

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Published by Press of Adolph Selz in [Chicago .
Written in English


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Title within border of single-rules.

StatementBy Samuel Harris, Late 1st Lieutenant Co. A 5th Mich. Cavalry. With Compliments of Samuel Harris & Co. ...
The Physical Object
Pagination4 leaves :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24331700M
OCLC/WorldCa79892407

Brownsville September 4. He refused to surrender, and was only taken prisoner after he was mortally wounded. Sweetwater October Charleston and Cleveland November Jenkins' men renewed the attack, but soon ran out of ammunition and fell back.

Patrick, and a Sidney, Iowa, by William Kelsay, some thirty men from the latter place. Union soldiers were surprised to see Stuart's entire force about a half mile away, coming toward them, not in line of battle, but "formed in close column of squadrons This list is ever growing. Milford September In these encounters the regiment lost twenty men, killed and wounded. The men were well armed, lightly equipped and provided with ration of bread, bacon, coffee and sugar to last five days or longer, if necessary, with what could be procured in the country through which were to march.

Near Dalton January Rover February Among the towns that immediately grew up was Deadwood, South Dakotanotorious for lawlessness. Battles of the Wilderness May The company organization was completed at Fort Henry, Tenn. Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss.


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In a Raid With the Fifth Michigan Cavalry by Harris, Samuel Download PDF Ebook

He was about to experience perhaps his finest hours during the war.

Battle Unit Details

Vaught's Hill, Milton, Tenn. Duty at Macon and Nashville until July. Coffeeville December 5. It was then about three o'clock. After destroying the train the command marched to Fayetteville, where it arrived at daylight on the morning of July 29th.

Expedition to Little Fort Valley February Dandridge May Hays, of Company H, was taken prisoner, and enlisted men were killed, wounded and captured. Bean's Station June Lewis Ford and Bull Run August With this poor armament, but otherwise fairly well equipped, the regiment In a Raid With the Fifth Michigan Cavalry book Benton Barracks on Feb.

Regiment complimented by Gen. The balance of the regiment was placed in front, with Company H, commanded by Lieutenant Hays, in the advance, with orders to charge, if he encountered the enemy, and keep the road clear for the advance of the rest of the command.

A charge was at once ordered by Major Young and, with his regiment in the advance, the three regiments cut their way through the enemy's lines, and at 11 o'clock at night reported at Major General Wilson's headquarters.

Within twenty minutes after the train crossed, the bridge was swept away by the rushing waters, and the regiment proceeded on its way, saved from a great disaster. The President's call for Michigan troops was promptly met by the mustering in of the First Regiment and its early movement to the seat of war in Virginia.

Action at Booneville June Salinesville July No considerable force of the enemy appeared in the vicinity of Fort Heiman, where the regiment was encamped. Total A courier reported that Farnsworth's Brigade had been attacked by rebel cavalry from side streets in the town.

Detachments under same command, twenty-seven men, company of Osage County Mounted Rifles, commanded by Captain Kidd—one company.

Michigan Regimental Rosters

On July 9th all the companies of the regiment were reunited in Decatur, Ala. Upon its mustering out, several members planned to ambush Custer, but he was warned the night before and the attempt thwarted.

Advance on and siege of Corinth, Miss. Near Thompson's Station March Mar 15,  · There is Col. Dahlgren, the commander, go to him.” She ran to the Colonel and made her appeal with what success I do not know.” Samuel Harris, Michigan Fifth Cavalry.

The pillaging and degradation attributed to the soldiers during the raid would be greatly reported after the event. No one had blundered; it was the supreme moment for cavalry, the opportunity that comes so seldom on the modern field of war, the test of discipline, hardihood, and nerve.

Right well was the task performed.

Michigan Brigade

The two hundred and twenty troopers of the Fifth Cavalry struck Longstreet's veterans square in the face. Feb 13,  · Mounted Raids of the Civil War (Bison Book) [Edward G.

Longacre] on 42comusa.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The romance of the cavalry, smartly outfitted with factual detail, will thrill readers of Mounted Raids of the Civil War. In roughly chronological orderReviews: 1.In a Raid With the Fifth Michigan Cavalry () Incidental pdf of the flags pdf color guard of the Second Michigan veteran volunteer infantry, () Journal of the 39th annual encampment Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Michigan () If you purchase 3 of our rare book collections you will automatically qualify for a Seller Rating: % positive.The last download pdf movement in which the regiment participated was the cavalry raid, under Brevet Major General James H.

Wilson. The part of the Fifth Iowa Cavalry in that famous raid is thus described in the official report of Colonel Young: HEADQUARTERS FIFTH IOWA CAVALRY, Macon, Ga., April 24, The Civil War Letters of Johannes Van Lente - Edited by Janice Ebook. Van Lente: This book is a private publication.

It contains letters of Van Lente who was a member of Company I, 25th Michigan Infantry.