I remembered reading about codes and invisible ink when I read about the Revolutionary War and thought it would work for us, too. I used what was available to me to save my country: my money, my intellect and charm, and a circle of good friends. By Kathy Weiser-Alexander, November 2018. R — 1834-1889 — A career military officer in the Civil War and the Black Hills War against the Lakota and Northern , Reno is most noted for his role in the. Sources are listed at the end of each sketch. He attended Major Bradley Lowe's military school at Colross and Benjamin Hallowell's school on Washington Street. Rossman rode forward across the creek, now without abridge, by way of a small cowtrail hanging over which was a large beech tree left so that two or three strokes of an ax could fell it across the path.
I paid for my beliefs by being shunned by everyone in town. W Sarah Rosetta Wakeman, aka: Private Lyons Wakeman 1843-1864 — Disguising herself as a man, Wakeman fought in the Civil War for the. It was 2 O'clock A. Another night or greater part of it was thus spent without sleep and without feed for man or beast. Retreating to the swamp with the enemy in full pursuit they succeeded at last in recrossing the Big Black river without loss, bringing off only two prisoners.
She donated all the money from the book to the home. I regret to add that Captains Dulany and Presstman were severely wounded whilst at the head of their companies. I gathered together a band of black men and led them on scouting expeditions. . The Civil War Diary of William A. The Federals some 200 strong with one piece of artillery were camped at Col Robt. His gun being ready loaded with buckshot, his horse saddled, but a few moments was spent in preparation.
Denver, sent federal troops to capture Montgomery and restore order. Bowen at Bruinsburg and drove, with his superior number, the Confederates back toward Vicksburg and Jackson, he had sufficiently recovered from his suffering to get about on crutches and to ride wherever he pleased but no one ever thought of his again entering the Army. Discipline was lacking under Montgomery, and both the 3rd, , and would be consolidated into the in April 1862. I even took paying passengers for rides to help bring in money for my growing family. Wm, up to the time Mr.
Well, she came back home when I contacted her. I must also mention Surgeon Lewis and Assistant Surgeon Snowden, who were untiring in their efforts to relieve the wounded, regardless of their personal safety. Fortunately however, we suffered very little loss from that, having but 2 men slightly wounded. This is a work in process with no end in sight, so check back often! He also has an associate's degree in chemical dependency counseling, is a volunteer at Grant Cottage in upstate New York, and is an active Rotarian. Unlike Moses, I was an intelligence officer! They were carried to Red Bone post and after noon sent to V'burg where they were lodged in jail and a sentinel posted at door of their cell now dark as Egypt.
As he threw his eye back he found one of the Yankees had out ridden his comrades and held a pistol to his head. I had many ideas still forming inside my head. Battle at Fourteenmile Creek, May 12th Near Dillon's Plantation On the evening of the 12th day of May, Col. Late in evening he came upon Cobb and his party who had returned with twenty two Yankees and 18 horses and mules, 18 of the number Cobb and Sterling White now deputy sheriff at Raymond captured without any help outside of their own daring. A lot of my friends came to my funeral and a lot of nice words were spoken. He and one of his comrades, Turner Echols, took this road and went to Fortner's after the Horse, with the injunction left to picket left at Saddler's to fire on any force advancing and retreat by the road to Fortner's.
As with intelligence officers before and after me, what I did for my country and fellow man was not for personal glory. In 1850 I got sick and I returned to New Hampshire where my stepmother nursed me back to health. My dream of observatories all over the world looking into the mysteries of the stars still continues. He was with Bob Campbell in a sink hole on the Ferguson place on the 4th of July 1863 when the Army surrendered. My parents sent me to Philadelphia for my schooling when I got older.
At this time, the area was plunged in the midst of the and Montgomery, an abolitionist, soon became a leader of local Free-state men. Of course, there are some who still cannot see these people. Particularly I must speak of the gallant conduct of Lieutenant-Colonel Munford, Major Brent, Adjutant Humphreys, Captain Marye, and Captain Head, who were actively and fearlessly employed during the engagement at the points where the fire was hottest. When Rutherford Hayes became President, he didn't re appoint me Postmaster. My messengers quite often carried cheery letters to relatives as a cover for their mission. I surrounded myself with good, trusted people such as other prominent people in Richmond and former slaves.
Cobb commanded a scout detail about the size of Montgomery's, from the Texas brigade, and often the two would go together, always capturing prisoners. His wound would never heal properly, and he would eventually die of its effects in 1868. I made notes of what I saw and I thought about the mysteries of the skies. Davis's rage at Butler who ironically , led him to threaten much worse things than the Union general had ever done. I wanted to know more about what was up there. The infantry having crossed the pontoon bridge across the Big Black loose behind them thus leaving Adams and all his cavalrymen behind on the same side with the Federals and they in hot pursuit.