The Rebellion Record; A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives Illustrative Incidents, Poetry, Etc Volume 5
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ... heart. I am convinced that as yet there is little of that feeling existing; but it will come. To return to our feeble account of this battle. The enemy were repulsed; their short-lived Arkansas blown to atoms, in retreat and discomfiture they have returned to Camp Moore--ay, this time, those who have been practising guerrilla warfare and assassinating defenceless wounded soldiers, have been punished. The inhabitants of certain villages, who sit listless on the levee as a man-of-war passes up or down, spring into life and bring out the murderous double-shot gun to fire upon the hospital-ships--these gentry will find that they can be made to suffer and feel. Our gallant army at Baton Rouge, in their first battle, have behaved like veterans. Lei us praise the living and mourn the dead, and cry: "Long live the Republic! Death to traitors and aristocrats 1 Death to the man who stabs our common mother, the Union 1" If she must die, let us all die with her. Let not a man, woman or child live after her. Webster. A Soldier's Account. Nr-ORLEAKS, Auguat 9, 1802. The troops were posted as follows, from right to left: Thirtieth regiment Massachusetts, Sixth Michigan, Twenty-first Indiana, Seventh Vermont, Fourteenth Maine, Ninth Connecticut, Fourth Wisconsin and Fourth Massachusetts battery posted on the left, supported by Ninth Connecticut, and Fourth Wisconsin; Everett's battery, Sixth Massachusetts, supported by Fourteenth Maine and Seventh Vermont; Second Massachusetts battery, Captain Nim, supported by Twenty-first Indiana; battery, supported by Sixth Wisconsin and Thirtieth Massachusetts. The Fourteenth Maine, Twenty-first Indiana and Sixth Wisconsin, were the first regiments engaged. They held in check about eight thousand confederates for...
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