History of Saint Louis City and County; From the Earliest Periods to the Present Day

History of Saint Louis City and County; From the Earliest Periods to the Present Day : Including Biographical Sketches of Representative Men Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...licut.; Anthony Steffens, 1st liout.; Thoodorc Hermann, 1st lieut.; Adolphus Schoettler, 2d licut.; Frederick Kcssler, 2d lieut. Co. I.--John Ahlefeld, capt.; Joseph A. Ledergcrbcr, capt.; Robert Honne, 1st lieut.; Henry Seipel, 1st lieut.; Anton Stcffens, 2d lieut.; Ernst Arp, 2d licut.; Edward Xciscck, 2d lieut. Co. K.--C. Von Hoseler, capt.; F. 0. Steinberg, eapt.; William Mittman, 1st lieur.; Henry Kircher, 1st lieut.; Frederick Kcssler, 1st licut.; Alex. Pfeiffer, 2d licut; William Bcchtcl, 2d licut.; Ernst Schmidt, 2d liout. This regiment was organized under Col. P. J. Osterhaus, in St. Louis, in August, 1861. It left St. Louis with the Fremont expedition, as part of Gen. Sigel's division; went to Jefferson City, and from there to Sedalia, where Col. Osterhaus took command of a brigade, and Lieut.-Col. Otto Schadt-succeeded him in the command of the regiment. From Sedalia it went to Springfield; from there, October Gth, to Wilson's Creek; returned October 8th to Springfield, and moved into quarters at Holla. After performing much active service, it took boats for Yazoo River December 21st; fought the battles of Chickasaw Bayou, and was in the first attack upon Vicksburg, December 28th, 20th, and 30th. From thence it returned to Arkansas Post, Jan. 2, 18G3; partook in the siege and capture of that place, and returned from there to Young's Point, La. In February it took boats for Old Ydzoo Pass, and formed part of the expedition against Fort Pembelton, from which, returning in the latter part of April, it moved its camp to Milliken's Bend. From there it marched by way of Gratid Gulf, as a part of Gen. Grant's army, upon Vicksburg; took part in the different battles and skirmishes before Vicksburg; was in the assault May 22, 18G3, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 922 pages
  • 185.42 x 243.84 x 48.26mm | 1,655.6g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744624
  • 9781236744623