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F1QJTING THEM OYEH.J
Wliai Our Yetemns Htve to Say Afeaat
Tfcefc OM CaiBpiiis.
THE LIGHT DIVISION.
Their Ctorg t Mane's Hijriits.
Editor Katiqxai. Tiubone: Noticing the
Article i The National Tjubcke of Sept 13
ly James Robiuaort. allow me for the 6th Me.
to ray tbttt the charge he describes s being
male by tbe 61st Pa. ootild not bav ben the
same or to hare taken place at same time as
that claimed for the Light Division, Sixth
Corps, on Marys'e Hights, May 3, 1S63. If so,
Comrade Robinson at I could not see alike
He says the 61st Pa., with Co. K oa its left,
made the principal charge of Pratt's Light Di
Tision oe that point, and that its Colonel
(Spear) ww killed at the swamp while getting
ready to charge op the hi!i, and th-it a member
of Co. K was among the first to scale ttie wows
where the Washington Battery was captured.
The assaulting party of ourL&ht Divis
ion, Sixth Corps, Col. Hiraai Burn ham com
manding, was composed of the 6th Me. in line
of battle, with two companies of the 5th Wis.
deplored as skirmishers, the whole led by Col.
T. S. Allen, of the 5th Wis. These two regi
mctite had been together from July, 1S61, and
as Gtt. Sheridan said m April, 1865, of his
cavalry and the Sixth Corps, they understood
We marched from below through the town
just at daybreak, and were huddled into a
small depression that had been excavated for
some purpose. Onr left was at the right of the
road leading to the left of the hill. Our line
was in front of and nearly parallel to the road,
with a stone wall and ditch oa its lower side,
which went to the right of the hill. Above
this iwi was a line of earthworks, with, I
think, embrasures for seven guns, connected
and flanked by breastworks for infantry. At
the rear of this battery was the cemetery, in
closed with brick walls. Between us and the
road with stone wail and ditch was a compara
tively smooth and level plain. 10 to SO rods
wiae, abstracted with several buildings.
After we were in place we were directed to
leae everything we could except our arms,
sud were told that a force had been seat a short
distance to the right as a feint to draw the ene
my's attention, and that when we should hear
mattketry-firing in that direction sharp and
fierce, we that is, the two companies of the
5th Wis. as skirmishers and the 6th Me. in line
of battle had to carry that hill.
The writer that day was one of the 6tli IFe.
color-guard. Our orders were, on hearing the
signal, to rush for the center of the opposing
battery ; to keep well closed to the colors; the
skirmishers, after drawing the enemy's fire, to
file up and go in with the main line; not a man
to fire till we were over the first lino. We
were not then, nor ever after, given any instruc
tions what to do in ease we were repulsed.
The balance of Col. Burn ham's command Was
massed auder cover to our left and rear. Soon
after we got into position several of our bat
teries were placed some distance in our rear,
and at once exchanged compliments with the
batteries on the hill in front of us. From
where we lay it looked as if both sides were
aiming directly at us, or were trying to see
'bow low they could fire without touching us.
I will net say how long this lasted. Every
bum bugged toother earth as never beforo, and
waited. Cannon reared, shells screamed. We
groveled and waited. Nine o'clock, 10 o'clock,
when, baric I Another kind of roar tho long
"waiied but dreaded signal was heard. We
started ; at once all were equal, and -were so
treated by the enemy food for shot and shell,
aoteSioers aad privates.
Part of as reached the top of the hill. One
hundred and twenty-seven of the 6th Me.
over one-third stopped on die way. Many of
tbeta knew no pain. Some of them are now
drawing from Uncle Sam a few cents a day in
full payment for the pieces of legs, arms, etc.,
lost en route. Tbe equality has ceased, and the
officers now fare better than do the privates.
Many of tbe enemy were induced to stay
with us. Some we had to labor with, even kill,
before they seemed willing to do so. Some got
away, how aiauy I cannot say. Hew many
went la front of as at tfrst I never knew, but
I was always well convinced that there were
enough f diem. It was tbe only time I ever
sew men killed with the bayonet or clubbed
Col. Burnltam was not a aaaa who would put
another regiment; where he would not put his
Comrade Robinson does not name Col. Burn
ham, but speaks only of Pratt's Light Divis
ioa. Gee. Doubledsy, in his book, "Cnaucel
loreville aad Gettysburg," mentions It as
"Light Brigade, Sixth Corps, commanded by
Coi. Burbbam, of the 5th Mass." I called his
stteation to the error, and have his acknowl
edgment dated April 27, IS34.
I do oetwaat to claim or take any honor
tway from the 61st Pa. or aay other command.
That regiment might have done more than is
sere claimed for Col. Burnham's command, but
it a .different place or time.
I have not access to any books or records;
limply relate what I saw. There arc those yet
ivmg who know more of the day in question,
uid can tell it better. Will not they do so?
Who will write about this same Light Divis
ion's past oa tbe night of May 4, before getting
back across the river at Banks's Ford ?
Sedgwick's part in the campaign of Chancel
lorsrille and Gettysburg has not yet been prop
erly told. Will some one do the duty? We
of the ranks simply know that we went where
and did all that " Uncle John " over aked,
in full conndenee that what be commanded
was right and must be dooc. We never disap
pointed him, and be sever disappointed bis
cuperioK. Gso. P. Peaks, Oe. B, 0th Me.
Battle Creek, Neb.
Eontwt Katioxal Tmbcxx: la your iseue
of Kept. 80 Comrade Perry W. Lewis. Co. H.
27th Ohio, prives his version of the battle of
Parker's Crossroads, or Bed Mountain, (should
be Bed Mound;.
The battle was fought oa the 31st day of
December, 1862, and not oa the 30th, as stated
ty Comrade Lewis. The forces engaged oa
t jr side were tbe 39tfa Iowa, 50th lnd., 122d
III., three gaits of the 7th Wis. battery, and 40
mounted ma of tint 18th 111. The opposing
forces, under tbe rebel Gea. N. B. Forrest, were
f root 6,000 to 8,000 cavalry aad mounted infantry
aod IS pieces of artillery. Oar forces engaged,
all told, aaabered about 1,540 men in line, and
commanded by Col. Cyrus L. Dunham, of the
I think Comrade Lewie is surely incorrect
wbea be states that " tbe timely arrival of the
27th and 39th Ohio and 7th Wis. battery saved
Da u ham's Brigade from being captured."
Gea. Forrest knew that if he captured Dun
ham's Brigade be would have to do so bofore
tbe other force acting ia concert with it could
arrive oa tbe ground. This he attempted to
do by charging simultaneously both flanks and
rear, keeping bis artillery ia our front with
proper support. These charges were success
fully repulsed before aay reinforcements came
to oar assistance, aad before tho Ohio Brigade,
or aay part of it, had arrived or were in sight
anywhere. After tbe charges had fsiled Gen.
Forrest was trying to let go with all his might,
aud wbea onr reinforcements arrived Forrest's
command was ia greater oonfasion and disorder
than Dun barn's, and he (Forrest) had com
sienced to withdraw his forces from tbe battle
Seld before tbe arrival of oar reinforcements.
Of course be knew of their nearness, bet he
was defeated before their arrival.
Tbe 1224 III. (of which I was a member) lost
80 men killed aad wounded. I would be
pleased to know from Comrade Lewis how
many men the Okie Brigade lost in that be ttie.
Then we can form some idea j ast how far they
got into tbe fight.
In siiort, I claim that Gen. Forrest was de
feated and was withdrawing his troops from
tbe field when tbe Ohio brigade appeared in
sight, tfcey eomiag up ia his (Forrest's) rear.
L A. Taylo. Ob. Hf 123d HI., Hartford, Kan.
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VINDICATED AT LAST.
The M Md. st C!iancol!orsTillc.
Editor Nation vi, Tuibunr: Inclosed you
ill .Ani n Avi.rnHh fmm llm KH.imnrn JTevaldA
correcting au error into which historians
have been misled by some of tho official
records concerning the battle of Chancellors
viile, which Gen. Doublcday has had the sense
of fairness to correct concerning tho 3d JId.:
Tire 3d AM. lias recently secured the justice due
to iistfood name b Use action of Gen. Douhlcdny.
the author or " History of Chaneellorsvilio and
GHtysburg,' published by Scribner, which is re
cojrmted by old soldiers as a standard work on the
su! ject of thobc two :uioi taut battles.
Through n lmvippreliensiou the 3d "Md. had been
blamed by some officers for the defeat of the Union
forces on May 3, 1863, whorepoitcd that they had
been driven by the e.iemy from their works, wbieh
enabled tbe Confederates to penetrate thcliues,
when the truth was they retired under Gen.
Hooker's orders before the enemy advanced, and
tliii created a gap in the line through which the
enemy advanced unopposed. This h.vs been satis
factorily proven by members of the regiment,
and Gen. Doubleday made hnbtc to correct the
m;&takc by which the reputation of the regi
ment tulTercJ which had never brought disgrace
upon the Stale of Maryland from Cedar Mountain,
1862, to Appomattox, lb65.
The l eminent enjovs the unique distinction of
having: marched withShcnnan to Atlantaindutthe
same time followed Grant across the Rnpidaii. Part
was. selected by Gen. Hooker as his body-guard,
while that in the East won the praie of Gen. Han
cock ujot the field of battle and received from him
n letter of thanks for having saved his guiib at the
This action on my pai t arose from an article
in Tnii National Thibunk on the same sub
ject fiom tho pen of Gen. Howard, to which my
attention was called, and when I discovered tho
same in Doubleday's history, and saw that that
battle was virtually lost by tho action of tho 3d
Md., I determined to put tho blame whoro it
belonged, viz, the order of Geu. Hooker to re
tire behind tho batteries.
Having secured this vindication from Gen.
Doubleday, I think you will not hesitate to
place our regiment right npou the record and
not allow it'to be made the scapegoat for the
error of others.
Tho 3d Md. does not lay any claim to having
shot Stonewall Jackson, but when you con
sider the cae, please romemher that tho 3.1 Sid.
was located in the immediate vicinity described
by the "Boy Spy," although I was "uotthar,"
and do not appear as a witness.
With reference to the query of the "Boy
Spy" as to what Stoucwall was doing out
in front of his liues on that occasion, allow
me to suggest that ho was trying to com
municate with Gen. Anderson's troops on
his right aud form connection so as to co-operate
together in the morning, aud to do so had
entered the woods, and would have to cross tho
front of Gen.Williams's Division, of tho Twelfth
Corps, aud naturally received their fire. (See
Doublcday's map of May 3, page 45.)
This I take as the reason why he gave orders
to fire upon any oue that approached in tho
direction from which he went out. as he did
not expect to roturn that way, hut to continue
to move towards Anderson's troops. Such orders
would indicate that ho was not going to recou
noiter tho enemy in his front, of whose position
he had fully learned beforo dark. He had
received a check in his movement, and knew
if ho did not make connection with Lee, that
his detached force was in great peril from a
concentration against him of Hooker's superior
numbers, by which the latter could have per
formed what Pope attempted at Bull Run, viz,
to destroy him bofore Leo could support him.
He was in greater peril than he was at tho
former place, being completely isolated from
the main army and at the mercy of Joe Hooker,
if he had assumed the aggressive in force next
morning instead of assuming a passive defense.
Oh, for a Grantor Sherman on that occasion.
Joseph F. Cabteb, Captain, 3d Md., Dorsey's,
Belies from the lYJlderncbS.
Editor National Tbibuke: I have a badge
in my possession that I wonld like to learn
something about. The badge is tho shape of
the U. S7 shield, gold-plated, with the words
"National Union League." I came by it in
this way: Last Winter, while in Virginia, I
visited the Wilderness battlefield -that part
known as tho "Burnt District," about two
miles east of Parker's Storo, on the Orauge
plank road. I fonnd quite a number of bulletF,
a Mississippi rifle-barrel, gun butt-plate, a
large dirk, or "Arkansas toothpick," as they
are called, aud various other mementoes in go
ing through tho woods. I inquired of a lady,
Margaret Tapp (a daughter of the man by that
uarao who lived hero during the war), for
relic3. "She showed me this badge, and her de
scription was this:
Tho second day of the battle her father,
mother and herself were obliged to flee, tho
ground around thoir house being occupied by
a portion of A. P. Hill's Division of Leo's army.
After the battle they came back as soou as it
was safe, all the dead having been buried (or
all that could be found). However, they found
two Union men, dead, within a few feet of each
other. Knowing that they would not be found.
she threw some dirt over them. In 1867 (I
think she said) the dead of the Wilderness
were taken up and buried elsewhere by the
Government. She pointed out these two, and
on a piece of one's coat was found this badge,
which was given her by the officer in charge.
Tho two were unknown, and aro buried as
such, in the National Cemetery at Fredericks
burg. Can you or any of tho comrades tell me
anything of this badge? Was it some local
society? I think not by its name. Or an or
ganization among the soldiers? I cannot find
the name of any such society now, nor anyone
who knows anything about it. Please tell me
what you cau of it. I should ho pleased to re
ceive information from any soldier regarding
it. Eobeet M. Haiitley, Amsterdam, N. Y.
Death of Col. John A. Washington.
Editor National Tbibuke: In your issuo
of Aug. 1G I noticed a communication from W.
L. Birney pretending to correct a statement
made by ilaj. J. J. Weiler in regard to tho
death of'Col. Washington, near Elk Water, W.
Ya., in Septembor, 1801. Birney starts out by
accusing tbe Major of making a falso statement.
But we will see who made tho falso statement
before wo get through. Tho following aro tho
unvarnished facts in tho case: On the Septem
ber afternoon in question Capt. Georgo W.
Slough, with his company (E, 17th lnd.), was
ordered out to make a reconnoissance toward
Gen. Lee's camp. When well outside of our
picket-lines Capt. Stough detailed Serg't J. J.
Weiler and 10 men for advance-guard. The Ser
geant, in command of his guard, moved forward
prduiptly, but had not gone more than about
40 yards when three rebel officers made their
appearance, and received a volley from the advance-guard,
which brought Col. Washington
from his horse, mortally wounded, not more
than 35 or 40 yards distant from tho company.
Orderly-Sorg't C. J. Ward went to whero the
Colonel foil, and, with the assistance of others
of the company, brought the Colonel to the
company. Wesoon provided astretchor, placed
the Colonel upon it and started back to camp.
Tho Colonel was very hadly wounded, and died
on the way. His remains wero conveyed to
Gon. Leo's camp tho next day under a flag of
truce. Tho foregoing is a true statement of
the facts mado by ono who was present with
tbe company on that occasion. David Gae
VEB, Captain, Co. E, 17th lnd.
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THE IS ATMS AL TEIBUKB:
Let Comrades Tell Only TYhat They Actually Saw.
Editoe National Teibune: I havo read
the major part of the many articles which havo
appeared in yonr valuable paper during tho
past year from tho different correspondents
East, West, North and South ; somo of them
with a great deal of interest, because they con
tained much that was historically true. I am
very sorry, however, and disgustod as well, to
see on tho part of many a disposition to mag
nify their own services and that of their imme
diate commands at the espouse of other com
mands and of tho truth in many cases. I am
willing to give most of these tho bouefit of tho
doubt aud to believe that they do not willfully
misstate or misrepresent what they write about,
but that they write from memory only aud not
from any reliable data.
It is not to be expected that men from com
mands occupying positious long distances apart
should have seou tho same events or that they
should give tho same account of tho same bat
tle; for it falls to the lot of.voiy few privalo
soldiers (or of officers either, for that mattor)
to bo in such position as to bo able to give from
their own actual knowledge an exact account
of what transpired in all portions of tho field.
If cool-headed and observing, the members of
each command may havo known at tho tirao
what occurred in their own immediate front;
but when a private soldier who was with his
regiment attempts to give the position of each
command orthe disposition of all tho troops on
a battlefield covering a largo area, he simply
writes himself an egotistical ass. It is a fact
well known to auy man who served in the field
for any length of time that no soldier, except
in very rare cases, if in his own propor placo,
could possibly know personally what was oc
curring in distant parts of tho field.
In reading some of these accounts ono i3 led
to wonder why tho foreknowledge of tho
writers could not havo been utilized by tho
Commanders-in-Chief. Why did not these men
let it be known that thoy could tell what was
happening or was about to happen at any or
all points? The commander of an army in
such a caso could havo remained quietly and
safely in his quarters, havo been informed just
how and when every event was to happen, and
could have made all necessary provision before
hand. Tliero would have boen no need to send
couriers for reinforcements; they would havo
been sent by the Commander-in-Chief just
when and vhero needed; of course, nrriving
"just in the nick of time." Thus those battles
which to the Northern arms proved defeats
could havo been turned into victories, tho war
would havo ended much sooner, and many
valuable lives would havo been saved. With
this view of the case, these men aro virtually
responsible for thus prolonging the war and
the consequent terrible sacrifice ol blood and
Comrades, is it not about time to call a halt
in this matter of Flag-planting? Getting Thero
First? Who Betook DoGress's Battery? What
Troops Occupied the Ilidgo at Chickamauga or
Peach Tree Creek? Who Did tho Fighting at
Cedar Creek? on to the end of tho chapter;
particularly this knowing all that happened or
which ought to havo happened?
What each of yon actually saw or experienced
at auy tirao during your service every person,
certainly every old soldier, will be gladjto read
about; hut no more of these gushing ': kuow-it-all"
sort of stories. Don't attempt to tell
what you know nothing about. Thero is
enough of truth to bo written truth which
will injuro no ouo to occupy the spare time
of all until tho "youngest soldier of tho war"
shall have answered to tho last roll-call
There is an official record, perhaps not en
tirely correct n all cases, as it was utterly im
possible sometimes to get at tho strict truth,
but nevertheless the record; and all tho state
ments made from memory, after the lapso of
2-5 years, will amount to very little as opposed
to reports written at the time thoy occurred.
You who kept diaries or written records can
write understandingly of what occurred in
your immediate vicinity, while tho3o who at
this lato day write from memory only might
in nine cases out of ten better save their sta
tionery (and their reputation), for much of
what they write is historically not worth tho
paper upon which it is written. If history is
worth anything, if the truth is better than a
lie, then the matter should stop where it is.
Comrades, for nearly five years wo wero
making history which was not a Ho; a history
of which every man who fought on the part of
tho North should be proud ; a history during
the formation of which every man engaged,
whether private soldier or Commander-in-Chief,
was expected to do, and generally did, their
duty, whether that duty was to support somo
important point, but where really there was
but little fighting; ortostaud the heavy charge,
or to make tho counter-charge whoro it was
supposed tho work would bo tho lightest. Tho
changing tido of battle many times mado tho
opportunities when and whero least expected,
and the troops who wero found at their post
and remained there, whether called upon to do
anything or not, are the ones who did thoir
whole duty, whether they planted any flags,
took any batteries, or got thero first. Where
all did well, who shall say who woro best? Lot
this he understood, the duty of all consisted in
performing whatever was required, whether it
were much or little.
Comrades, in tho words of that illustrious
man, once our Commander-in-Chief, onco our
comrade, hut who now has "crossed to tho
other side," and who, whether he "got thero
first" or not, generally staid after he got there,
" Let us havo peace." N. J. Nichols, Co. G,
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The flst Pa.
ICopIcd from Capt. Parter'a Jlhlory of the Jlt'jimcnl.l
Was organized at Camp Curtin, Harrisburg,
Pa., Sept. 28, 1861. Re-enlisted as veterans Jan.
Field and Staff officers : J. F. Hartranft, Colo
nel; Thomas S. Bell, Lieutenant-Colonel; Ed
win Sch all, Major; J. J. Freedloy, Quarter
master; J. P. Hosak, Surgeon; J. D. Nobles,
Assistant Surgeon; D. P. Bible, Adjutant; D.
G. Mallory, Chaplain.
Original number of men mustered from Sept,
29, 1861, to July 27, 1865 : Field and Stair, 33 :
Co. A, 227; B,174; C, 195; D, 219; E, 182; F,
210; G, 230; H, 230; 1,189; K, 197; total
Killed and died of wounds, 73; died of dis
ease, 80; died in captivity, 33 ; died by acci
dent, 12; total deceased, 314. Wounded, 291 ;
captured, 76 ; discharged, 623 ; transfer, 203 ;
resignation, 19; desertion, 123; missing, 4;
absent, sick and in arrest, 55; total casualties,
Battles : Roanoko Island, Feb. 7 and 8, 1862 ;
New Berne, March 13 and 14, 1862; Camden, N.
C, April 19, 1862; Bull Run, Va., Aug. 29 and
30; Chantilly, Va., Sept. 1, 1862; South Mount
ain, Md., Sept., 14, 1862; Antiotam, Md., Sept.
17 and 18,1862; Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 12, 13
and 14, 1662; Vicksburg, Miss., Juno 13 to July
4,1864; Jackson, Miss., July 8 to July 18, 1863:
l ..I. ..11 fli.l! TT 1l- n-A.n -. '
isampucii station, o.enn., iov. io, lBfitf; linox
ville, Tenn., Nov. 17 to Dec. 5, 1863; Wilder
ness, Va., May 6, 1864 ; Spottsylvauia, Va., May
12 and 14, 1661; Cold Harbor, May 31 to Juno
8, 1861; Petersburg, June 16 to June 20, 1864 :
yuiie, uuiy ou, iooi; xcuow xavern, Aug. iy,
186 i; Wcldon Railroad, Aug. 21, 1864; Hatcher's
Run, Oct. 27, 28 and 29, 1864; Petersburg, Nov.
29, 1861, to April 2, 1865.
Skirmishes: Kelley's Ford, Rappahannoclr,
Warrcnton, Sulphur Springs, Uppervillo, Fair
fax Courthouse, 1862; Big Black and Jackson,
Miss., 1863; Loudon, Lenoir, Rutlodgo, Blaino
Crossroads, Tenn., 1883; Poplar Grovo, Bothea
da Church, Pceblo's Farm, Ream's Station,
Weldon Railroad, 1864, and many others.
Transportation and marches: Railroads 3,311
miles; water 5,390 miles; marches 1,738 miles;
total 10139 miles.
Tho number of men killed and died of dis
ease is about correct. Tho wounded in iucor
ject on account of incomplete returns of com
pany registers, and would he nearly double
could they all ho reported.
As a regiment for sorvico in tho field and
battle it was not surpassed, and was equaled by
few; commencing in North Carolina, Virginia,
Tennessee and Mississippi, and ending with
Gen. Grant's memorable campaign in Virginia
and tho surrender of Gon. Leo. Boys of tho
old Reno and Second Brigade, Second Division,
Ninth Corps, let's hear from you. John J.
Scholl, Co. F, 51st Pa., Brenham, Tex.
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A RECENT VISIT TO ANTiEESONVILLE.
Editoe National Teibu'e: Having read
soveral articles in your jiaper about Auderson
villo, Providential Spring, qtc, ono by W. R.
Wilkius and another by Wm.'Fcnga, please let
mo toll them through your columns what was
told mo by the old manjwlio keeps tho postoflico
aud depot at Audersonpllo. , '
Liko Mr. Feaga, I m,ot plenty of people iu
Georgia that nover bnd'licavd of Andersonvillo,
aud when I bought mj: ticket iu Chattanooga
the agont did not know? there was such a placo,
and could only sell mo one as far as Macon. I
told him ho surely ruusj; know of the place, as
it had a worldwide reputation. Ho said ho
believed ho had heard, thcrp was a military
prison thero during tho war.
I bought my ticket to Macon, and thero found
I had 60 utiles farthor to go. Arrived safely, and
inquired for a boy to escort mo to tho historical
spot. They wero a wild, uncouth-looking sot
about that depot, and on learning whoro I
wanted to go looked frightened at me and each
other. No ono volunteered. At last Mr. Bry
ant, who had chargo of the cemetery, carao to
my rolief and seut a hoy to me. After leaving
tho depot I questioned the boy iu regard to tho
way thoy acted. He said thoy woro afraid to
go over there; they often heard ugly noises
and saw fearful sights, such as firo and swords
whizzing through the air. But ho had uvea
there a year, and had been on the ground many
times with visitors, and never saw anything.
This was on tho 10th of December, 1831, as
warm as a Summer day. I found the spring
located as so often described, then surrounded
by a little woodon curb, at tho roots of a pino
tree, long since fallen nearly across tho spriug.
It had washed out a placo until tho bank
abovo it and its sides woro about three foot
high, and from it to tho swamp below quite a
gully was worn away. I sat down by tho
spring and ate my lunch, and drank of its puro,
cold waters in romombrauco of tho thousands
who starved and died thero. At that time only
five of tho logs of tho stockade or wall woro
standing; all had rotted down or beou to
moved. Aftor resting awhile I went to tho
comctory, a most beautiful one, surrounded by
a stone wall, and a mound in tho center, whoro
stood a tall staff, from which floated tho Hag
for which tho thousands who laid tliero in
silence gavo up their lives. Mr. Bryant, tho
gentlemanly kcopcr of this city of the dead,
kindly escorted me through tho grounds, and
with a feeling of sadness I often noticed tho
littlo whito slabs with a number and the word
"Unknown" the only inscription.
I returned early to tho depot, and lonnd the
old man who keeps it alone and very sociable.
I inquired how long he had been there. Ho
said that ho came tliero with his parents when
a child, long before any settlement was mado
thero; had kept the depot and postoflicosinco
beforo the war; was uot in the war, as it was
necessary for someone to rcaiaiu there. As to
the Providential Spring !iC said whon they
came thero tho spring was thero, and formed a
small lako, largo enough for fish and other
water inhabitants. It was n favorite watering
place for deer and other wild animals. For
some unknown causo tiio lake sunk away and
tho spring was lost; supposed to havo found au
underground outlet, as thero was always a
swampy placo below it. He thought it only a
froak of naturo that during tho terrible
storm, so often spoken of by the soldiers, and a
slight shock of earthquake, tho spring was re
opened. However, he would not dispute tho
interposition of Providonco in favor of tho
prisoners confined there. Maey A. IIovhy,
Conesponding Secretary, T. J. Stanley W.R.C.,
Lower Salem, O. ,
5th Ohio Cnr. 4
Bditob National Tribune: In your issue
of Aug. 9 Mr. L. D. Immollrspeaks of a sword
in his possession ouce, tho property of a 5th
Ohio cavalry officer. That fight was at Lex
ington, Tenn., with Forrest-, Dec. 13, 1862, and
I was Bugler of tho command. Saw the officer
go down, the only onoj that was captured that
day, except Bob Iugersoll, jiud he brought hi3
sword into camp tho next day. So it must havo
belonged to the otberjofficer.' I was within 10
foot of Ingersoll when ho vas taken prisoner,
and a few minutes after I saw tho other man,
of whom I would not liko td say much about,
for ho aud I always could agree upon one ques
tion; and that was, that neither of U3 cared
anything about meeting with tho kind of hos
pitality generally received iu that section.
Twelve days later, fighting most of the time,
wo caught them at Parker's Crossroads, recapt
ured all tho caution lost on tho 18th and many
prisoners. I saw 32 Johnnie3 and two officers
go down at ouo volley, and wo found several
wounded and a Lieutenant hid in a cellar.
I have heatd lots of blowing about bravo
men, but I always tried to have somo other
business whon there was a chance to mcot the
enemy. I despised them, and didn't caro to havo
anything to do with them. I remember a des
perate chargo wo made on a rebel fort the
evening boloro the fight, Wa took 22 prisoners
(hogs). I also remember whon tho boys shot at
the gray horaoall ono forenoon and failed to get
him down; but next morning we found him
by tho roadside with half his head gone.
Whero is Bill Bingle? Let lnm tell how ho
tried to hide behind a sapling and got a bullet
through his pantaloons below his waist behind,
cutting a gash 12 inches long and two inches
deep. I was nearly killed that day. After I was
captured I hid in tho bushes, and rode 28 miles
by myself to get to a placo of safety. I've got
a rebel flag, but, crippled as I am, I would liko
to see a man big enough to tako it from me.
C. W. H. Steaeit, Co. D, 5th Ohio Cav., Green
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Who Laid tho Pontoons at Fredericksburg?
Editor National Tribune: The Nation
al Tribune has recently contained articles
pro and con relative to the services of the 50th
N. Y. Engineers at Fredericksburg in Decem
ber, 1862. Tho living heroes of that regiment
who have read tho articles, no doubt, think
somo ono should write a brief history of its
sorvico from July, 1861, to Juno, 1865, for pub
lication in The National Tribune, for tho
guidance of tho impartial historian of tho fu
ture. Comrade Thompson, of tho battalion of
Regular Engineers, ilesorves our thanks for
placing on record tho'very interesting descrip
tion of tho lonely picket of tho Rappahaunock
who flourished a bljtzlngbrand around his
head as a signal that the terrible Regulars wero
unloading their pontoons. 'It ia a pity this in
formation was not giVen u( tirno to havo been
published, sketch and all, itl Harper's Pictorial
History of tho War.
Comrades of tho oOtli N.Y. Engineers, somo
of you probably remember reading tho lengthy
editorial in tho Now Yorlc Herald in August,
1862, stating that tho'15th ST. Y. Engineers laid
tho bridge on tho Cjhlclcahominy over which
the army crossed when wtfloft tho Peninsula,
when in fact a battalion of 'tho 50th N. Y. En
gineers, assisted by tho "Regular Engineers, did
tho work. Tho 15tji"";N.'ir. Engineers nover
saw tho bridge. '' ' 3;
Aud now, aftor a quarter of n century, tho
stars in the flag willshin&j as bright and tho
air wo breathe ho ju3t as free if we state that
the 8th Conn, laid tho bridges opposite Freder
icksburg in December, 1862. Life is short, and
wo havo no causo to feel otherwise than proud
of tho bervico rendered by the 50th N. Y. En
gineers, and proad of tho record of every man
who wore the blue, whoso trials and final tri
umph mado what wo behold to-day a Repub
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liams, 50th N. Y. Engineers, National Military
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Dr. O. 0. Stout, Syracuso, N. Y., says: "I
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From Alert Comrades All Along the
Information AskoJ and Given.
C C. Davis, Cos. L and M, 9th aud 11th Tonn.
Cav., Thula, Tonn., writes: " I sco that tho pros
ont Congress has passed a bill allowing a man by
tho name of Dickerson or Dickinson at Knox
villc, Tenn., $95,000 or $195,000 for cotton taken
by Gon. Burnsido iu tho siego of Knoxvillo,
Tonn., in November, 1S63. for defenses. Now,
what I want to know is, do any of the com
rades who woro in that siego romembor of see
ing a balo of cotton used for breastworks? I
was in tho siege of Knoxvillo, and was all over
tho placo, and I don't remember of scoing or
hearing of a balo of cotton being used for these
defenses. Speak up, comrades, in tho old Na
tional Tribune and tell whether you ovor
saw any cotton used thoro. I hope Col. Matson
and King Grover tho First will bo laid in the
shade in November."
D. D. Kidd, Co. 1, 121th N. Y., Newburg, N.Y.,
having seon the article by C. P. Nash, Brattle
horo, Yt., regarding tho insanity of ono Robert
Buflum, supp'oscd to bo ouo of the party who
captured tho locomotive, says that Robert
BuiFum camo to Newburg about 20 years ago,
purchased a pistol aud shot the father of the
young man alluded to by Comrade Nosh
through the head. Comrade KuPI was on tho
Coroner's jury, and is giving tho facts as thoy
occurred. Buifum gavo himself up, was put in
jail and tried to kiil himself by butting out his
brains against tho walls of his cell. Ho wa3 scut
to tho Lunatic Asylum, and finally committed
suicide. His trouble and insanity wero un
doubtedly brought ou by his treatment in rebel
A. H. Clark, Orange, Cal., would like to hear
from any comrade who was a member of tho
company first known as tho Knno Co. III.
Cav., who wore mustered out as Co. H, 15th
III. Cav., at Littlo Rock, Ark., in August, 1861.
Should any member of tho company seo this,
and can give him tho addresses of Frank Clark,
Johu Beobe, Charles Buckncr, Cain Hill or J.
C. Carey, they will confor a great favor.
J. W. Simpsou, Roscmont, Kan., says ho has
loug been a reader of The National Trib
une, and, although not a soldier, is the son of
a man who yielded up hi3 life in defousc of his
country iu Andersonvillo Prison. His father
was a member of Co. K, 53d Pa., and was capt
ured iu the Wilderness. Ho was too young
to remember him, and knows but littlo regard
ing his service. He would bo much pleased if
some member of tho 53d Pa. would write some
thing about that regiment, or tell him some
thing regarding his father's service.
J. M. Uobson, Co. A, 50th lnd., Wintorsot,
Iowa, says, iu answer to Serg't Sherley, Co. D,
9th Wis., who asked where Gen. Steele was at
the battle of Jenkins Ferry, April SO, 1804, that
he saw the General on tho north side of tho
river about 11 o'clock, snrrounded by his staff,
with thoir horse3 heads turned toward the bat
tlefield. He (Hobsou) was wounded about 10
o'clock near tho doublo log house west of tho
road running to tho river, and was taken to the
hospital across tho river, and thought as ho
crossed on the pontoon and saw the General,
that he was on the safe side of the stream. He
would liko to know what has become of the
50th lnd., and hopes some of thcra will report
J. G. Bridaham, Co., 13th Pa. Cav., Roches
ter Mills, Pa., say3 the comiade who answered
his inquiry as to tho fate of Lieut, Henry Baker,
Co. D, 13th Pa. Cav., says ho was killed by
a baud of outlaws, commanded by a member
of his own company, but givo3 no particulars of
the affair. Ho would like somo person to give
a full account of the matter through tho col
umns of The National Tribune, tho best
friend of the soldier over published.
J. H. Jackraau, Cos. M and B, 7th lnd. Cav.,
Peru, Neb., says that at tho fight at Guntowu,
Miss., Juno 9, 1861, Capt. Joel H. Elliott and
Lieut. Sloano were wounded. Ho got them
into nn ambulance and started for Memphis, a
hundred miles away. Lieut. Sloane gavo him
his horso, pistol, watch and 3aber to tako caro
of. On the road ho was compelled to leave Capt.
Elliott, who also gave him his watch, saber and
pistols to take to Memphis for him. The rebs
captured Capt. Elliott, but Jackman arrived
sately at Memphis with Lieut. Sloane and all
the goods. Capt. Elliottwas killed at the samo
time that Geu. Custor was by the Indians, and
he would like to hear from Liout. Sloane, and
hopes if ho seos this he will write to him.
Capt. Robert Myer3, 80th Ohio, Cleveland,
O., says that two daughters of Thomas Morgan,
who served in tho 12th Ohio Cav., would be
pleased to hear from auy comrade who may
know anything regarding him. He camo hoTne
and lived with his family for a few years, went
West, and has never since been heard from.
His wifo died about six years ago, and the
grandmother raised tho two girl3. If Morgan
is dead hi3 children are entitled to pension,
and as tho grandmother is in very poor circum
stances, auy comrade who can furnish any in
formation of their father will confer a great
favor upon these girls.
Serg't Henry Myors, the gallant Color-Sar-geantof
cho 89th lnd., who planted tho first flag
upon tho ramparts of Fort Do Russoy during
tho Rod River campaign, is a prosperous farmer
near Decatur, lnd. Ho has increased in weight
to 170 pounds, and would be pleased to sec any
of his old comrades who may happen in his
Comrade Milton Wells has changed his resi
dence from Center, Wis., to Richland Center,
Wis., aud will bo pleased to see any of his old
comrades at his new residence.
Giro Tliem Their Due.
Alexander O. Ellis, Palmyra Post, No. 300,
G.A.R., Palmyra, Mo., thinks Comrade J. O.
Davis is right in asking the boys who woro tho
blue to wheel into line, fix bayonets, unfurl
tho Stars and Stripes and march to Washington
and demand from Congress their rights, besides
giving Col. Matson a shako to arouse him from
his slumbers, even if it has to bo dono at
the point of tho bayonet. If tho old boys
aro not soon to bo pensioned, very few will
be left to get their dues. Ho would liko to hear
from some of tho boys of tho 2ith, 25th and 32d
Ohio who were with him on Cheat Mountain,
Va., iu tho Winter of 1861, '2.
Charles Bush, Co. F, Purnoll Legion, and Co.
1, 1st Md., Salino, Kan., thinks The National
Tribune surpasses all other papers in its ad
vocacy of soldieis' rights, and for this alono
should receive tho support of overy old soldier.
But besides this, it is worth doublo tho price of
subscription for its other features, as tho
" Fighting Them Over" cannot but bo of inter
est to tho men who risked lifo aud limb to save
W. S. Hammond, Post No. 415, G.A.R., Lewis
berry, Pa., says: "The soldiers of our vicin
ity aro much iutorosted in tho stand The Na
tional Tribune takes in reference to Presi
dent Cleveland's votoes, and aro loud in praise
of your paper. Wo thiuk you have great in
fluence, as you should have, among the old sol
diers, and that you should bo supported by tho
veterans. Wo hope every soldier of tno lato
war will become a subscriber to tho only friend
tho veterans havo in this country."
Lon S. Wilson, Co. L, 3U Iowa Cav., Lebanon,
Mo., writes: " I wish to say to my old comrades
that any of thera wishing to procure good
homes cheap cannot do better than to come to La
clede County, Mo. Land is cheap horo now
and bound to advance in value. The State is fast
filling up with tho best class of citizous, and
while it has, to a certain oxtont, bcou neglect
ed and passed by in tho past, it is now receiv
ing tho attention justly its due. I can spfnk
from experience, as I camped for two years
right where this town now stands, and ou my
roturn to the old camping-ground I saw so vast
an improvement and so fair a prospect for
rapid dovolopment of tho country that I havo
mado it my home oversinco. Wehavoafino,
thriving town, and a G.A.R. Post of over 200
members, of which I am Quartermaster. I
would bo glad to givo any of my comrades full
information regarding tho conntry and wel
come all who can find it to thoir interest to
Henry Hijse, Co. I, 36th 111., Winchester,
Mo., says that tho rebel Gon. McCulloch was
killed by Peter Pelican, of his company, at tho
battlo of Pea Ridgo, Ark. After shooting Mc
Culloch Pelican jumped ovor tho fcuco which
was between them, secured tho General's gold
watch, pulled off ono of his boots, and was try
ing to securo tho othor, when compelled to re
treat by a sqund of cavalry approaching, which
mado lliin reoross tho fence at a lively pace.
Ho would liko to hoar from any of his old regi
ment. Benjamin, Arthur, Co. B, 77th. Pa., "Sailtoa,
Ore, writes: "Iwish to correct a statement in f
your paper of Sept. 13, 1SS3, in regard to the 1 iflh
Brlgado, Second Divisiou, Army of tbe Ohio.
You say tho brigade was commanded by CW.
E. N.McCook, and that he was wounded at the
battlo of Shiloh. It was Col. Kirk that com
manded tho Fifth Brigade, Second Division,
Army of tho Ohio, at the battle of Shilob, ami
ho was wounded instead of Col. McCook. lam
in favor of giving creditwhere it belongs."
D. Millor, Co. K, 33d 111., Sheldon, Mo., 3ys:
" I havo boon looking for some of the few swr
vivorsof tho ill-fated steamer James Wvitsoa,
that went down on tho night of March 2, 1866,
between Memphis and Vicksburg, to write of
that tragedy. Thero was a small squad res
cued, and among thera wero three ladies. I
havo nover read a word from any of the beys
in regard to that terrible night, but by writing
thoso few lines hope to call out some com
rade who will write a full account of it. I
havo often wondered how many of that little
sqnad are still on top of the sod. The next
morning after we wero rescued and taken, back
to Whito River to draw rations aad clothing,
I pulled off my boots and sold them to a com
rade for $10. I think he was a Captain ef
somo Ohio regiment. If he is still living I
hopo ho will writo to The National Trib
une and toll what he knows about: it. If aay
comrado sees this that w&3 in that wreck, I
hopo ho will writo a few linea at least."
Navier Strahl, Co. D, 35th lnd., Reno, lnd.,
enlisted Sept. 8, 1861; wa3 never on leave, aad
was novor sick but one month. His brother
Philip wa3 killed at tho battlo of Lookout
Mountain. He thinks ho is tho only soldier
that wa3 taken prisoner by a woman during
the war. On tho march from Murfreesboro to
Chattanooga, Tonn., ho was with a wagon
train. They stopped to rest because of the
heat. Thoy were short of rations, and he and
a comrade went out to forago. He offered to
buy somo chicken3 of a woman, but she refased
sell to the Yanks. He went to tho hen-hoose
and took a rooster, but the old lady came oat
with a revolver and got tho drop on him, and
held him thoro until im comrado camo to his
rescue and took the revolver from the irate
woman and released him from tho hen-houso.
Would liko to hear from his comrades.
George McKinuis, First Sergeant, Co. D, 9th
Ky., Gibbs's Crossroads, Tenn., has been watch
ing for something regarding his old comrades
in The National Tribune, bat so far has
looked in vain. Ho hopes they will wake up
and say something about the bravo 9th Ky.
Nearly one-third of tho regiment were Ten
nessecans, Co. D being entirely from that State.
This company had six brothers in it by the
namo of Whitley, one being the First Lieuten
ant. One of thoso brothers died in Andewon
ville; the rest got homo safely, and four of
them are now living. Tho soldiers of his sec
tion are proud of the fight being mado by This
National Tribune in their behalf, and think,
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perplexing surplus and givo it to soldiers who
lo3t their health and shed their blood in saving
tho Union. He is disabled by a gunshot wound
in the ankle, for which ho draws the magnin
contsum of $6 per month.
J. C. Fuller, Co. D, 24th N. Y. Cav., Mansfield,
Pa., says reading tho letter of Col. Mooro, 79th
N. Y., whero he speaks of Romer's battery, is
reminded of tho time when his company sup
ported this battery at Spottsylvania Court
house, May 10, 1861. It was his first experi
ence of artillery firing, and he thought the day
of judgment had come. Tho battery boys will
remember tho flat-footed cavalry company, if
they should see this communication. He
would like some of the 24th N. Y Cav. to 3ound
their bugle through The National Tribune.
Joe 11. Springer, Co. 1, 1st Iowa Cav., Shick
ley, Neb., says that hia company challenges
the service regarding the number of persons of
the same name belonging to it. They had four
Davises, four Daniolsos, four Hawkses and
four Williamses. What company in the U. S.
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too, which makes it "a little more binding."
He thinks tho account of the Ccutralia massa
cre given by J. M. Russell in The National
Tribune of June 14 tho most correct that has
evor been written, and he thanks tho Captain
for tho story. He was one of the boys who
pursued the cutthroats, and knows the account
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Corp'l Rice, Co. C, 3d Ohio Cav., Norwalk, O.,
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rend tho soldier's friend, The National Trib
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