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 Battle of Fort Stedman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Fort Stedman was fought on March 25, 1865, during the final days of the American Civil War.
Gordon's next objective was to widen his breakthrough by capturing Fort McGilvery to the north, and Fort Haskell to the south of Stedman.
There, near Fort Fisher, the Union counterattack prepared the ground for one of General Grant's breakthrough attacks on April 2, 1865.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of Fort Steadman
The Battle of Fort Steadman occurred on March 25th, 1865, during the final days of the American Civil War.
The Union Army under General Ulysses S. Grant was attacked in a pre_dawn Confederate assault on Fort Steadman by the Confederate troops, led by General Robert E. Lee.
There, near Fort Fisher, the Union counterattack prepared the ground for one of General Grant's break through attacks on April 2, 1865.
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 Ulysses S. Grant
He participated in the capture of San Antonio and the battle of Churubusco, 20 August, and the battle of Molino del Rey, 8 September, 1847, in the latter engagement he was with the first troops that entered the mills.
On 29 October the battle of Wauhatchie was fought, and a much-needed line of communication for supplies was opened to the troops in and around Chattanooga, besieged by Bragg's army, which held a strongly fortified position.
The expedition reached Fort Monroe on its return 27 December Butler was relieved, and General E. Ord was assigned to the command of the Army of the James.
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 PETERSBURG CAMPAIGN (1864-65) - Online Information article about PETERSBURG CAMPAIGN (1864-65)
battle being in progress his left was destroyed.
Yet Sheridan was dissatisfied with Warren's conduct of the battle and deprived him of his command.
Whitworth and Fort Gregg, and thus in a day the Confederate right had been destroyed from Five Forks to a point some two or three miles west of the Weldon railroad; to m.
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 Freetown Historical Commission - Lexicon of Freetown   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It was a Freetowner who led the Union army in the first battle of the Civil War.
Medal of Honor was won by Captain John M. Dean of Freetown for his action at the battle of Fort Steadman, Virginai in March of 1865.
Dean was also promoted to the rank of Major for his action is which he rallied his Union troops to capture the Fort and a large number of Confederate troops.
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 Short Biography: Colonel Norman J. Maxwell (1834-1929), 100th Pennsylvania ("Roundheads")   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Fort Sumter had been attacked on April 12, 1861 and President Lincoln was calling for 75,000 troops to be assembled from the state's militias.
Fort Haskell became the focal point of battle after Stedman was taken but the Roundheads and other regiments in the 3rd Division held.
For gallant conspicuous services at the Battle of Fort Steadman, April 25, 1865 (incorrect, actually March 25, 1865), he was brevetted a brigadier general, but he preferred to be known simply as the colonel of the Roundheads.
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In the battle that Norman was wounded in the neck.
Fort Stedman was ultimately capture with no small part of the honor going to Major Maxwell.
For gallant conspicuous services at the Battle of Fort Steadman, he was brevetted a Brigadier General, but he preferred to be known simply as the Colonel of the Roundheads.
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 The History of Shelby and Moultrie Counties, Illinois
Several battles and skirmishes occurred with the enemy, the principal of which was on the banks of the Mississippi, where the warriors fought with great desperation; over one hundred and fifty were killed in the engagement, and large numbers drowned in attempting to swim the river.
The main battles in which this regiment was engaged were: Rocky-faced Ridge, Resaca, Dallas, M ud Creek, Kenesaw, Perryville, Stone River and Chickamauga, at which last battle the 35th lost, in killed, and wounded and missing, eight commissioned officers and one hundred and fifty men.
February 5, 1862, moved to Fort Henry; 11th, marched to Fort Donaldson, and was engaged 13th, 14th and 15th, in the siege, under Col. MacArthur; on the 10th of March following moved for P ittsburg Landing, arriving the 14th; was engaged in the sanguinary battle of Shiloh, April 6th and 7th, 1862.
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 Battle Summary: Fort Stedman, VA
John B. Gordon, the pre-dawn assault on March 25 overpowered the garrisons of Fort Stedman and Batteries X, XI, and XII.
During the day, elements of the II and VI Corps assaulted and captured the entrenched picket lines in their respective fronts, which had been weakened for the assault on Fort Stedman.
This was a devastating blow for Lee’s army, setting up the Confederate defeat at Five Forks on April 1 and the fall of Petersburg on April 2-3.
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 Pawnee County, Part 3
He participated in all the battles of his command; was wounded at Spottsylvania Court House, May 12, 1864, and taken prisoner, being held three days, and was re-captured by Union soldiers; discharged on account of wound December 29, 1864.
He participated in the battle of Fort Steadman, March 25, and at Petersburg, April 2, 1865, and skirmishes at Winchester Picket Line, and was mustered out June 7, 1865.
Began the study of law in 1867, and was admitted to the bar of practice in the district courts of Pawnee County in 1875.
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 37th Infantry
After the battle the regiment was relieved from the front line and withdrew to the rear, where it remained until the 19th of August, engaged in building a large fort afterwards named Fort Schenck.
The regiment, with the Thirty-eighth Wisconsin, fell back to the temporary shelter of a fence, and reformed their line of battle, and by a heavy and well directed fire, succeeded in checking the enemy's advance until reinforcements arrived and the enemy were forced to retire.
On the 25th of March, 1865, the rebels succeeded in surprising and capturing Fort Steadman, which was situated nearly in front of the position of the Thirty-seventh.
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 Fifth West Virginia Cavalry, Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He remained with his company, participating in all the battles in which the regiment took part, until July, 1863; and when it was mounted, he was promoted to quartermaster sergeant of the regiment, in which capacity he served until his term of enlistment expired.
He was killed in a battle near Richmond a few days ago.' After a little further conversation Dushane rode away.
In riding along the line to see that all was right, I would suddenly discover a break in the column, which was invariably caused by some one of the teamsters falling fast asleep on his horse.
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 JOHN J. MUNNEL'S ACCOUNT OF ESCAPE FROM DANVILLE PRISON
On July 29th everything was ready, the mine completed and charged with four tons of gun powder, and on that night the troops of the 9th corps, and some other troops, were formed to make the assault and massed together to break the lines when the mine should be sprung.
The charge on the fort, or where it had been before the explosion, was made by our division.
On his return after the war, he wrote an account of the Battle of the Mine, Prison Life and Escape, which was published in the New Castle Courant which I have made use of in the writing of my own account.
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 Battle of Fort Steadman
The battle of Fort Steadman occurred in March 25 1865, during the American Civil War.
The confederates manage to drive back the garrison of the fort.
Lee's army loses the battle and receives a severe blow, antecipating the loss of Petersburg.
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 Queens Tribune Online, NEWS
The study, which was released on Feb. 11, also measured medical emergency response time, which was also slower in Queens in 2003 by 12.8 seconds.
According to Martin Steadman, legislator representative for the Uniformed Firefighters Association, the medical emergency response delays are a direct result of the six closed firehouses and their expanded responsibilities.
Steadman said, "These Engine Companies should be reopened now.
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Dowdy, Nathaniel A., enlisted 1863; promoted corporal 1864; wounded at the Wilderness, May 5, 1864; and at Winchester Sept. 19, 1864; captured at Fort Steadman March 25, 1865, and was kept in prison until the close of the war.
On the Federal side: 4,142 officers were killed in battle; 2,223 died of wounds; 248 met death by accident.
Of the men 62,916 were killed in battle, 40,789 died of wounds, 8,810 met death by accident (most of them by drowning).
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 CSI Press
Because of the short-term deadlines associated with CSI Reports, they are not meant to represent a comprehensive or definitive study of the subject.
Staff rides and battlefield tours provide important insights into military operations, concepts of leadership, and conditions at the time of battle, as well as vignettes and topics of discussion.
Battle of Metz, CSI Battlebook 13-A, McNulty, J..[et al.].
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 Fort Stedman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fort Stedman was part of the Union defensive line during the Siege of Petersburg in the American Civil War.
It was attacked and temporarily captured by Confederate troops led by John Brown Gordon in the Battle of Fort Stedman on March 25, 1865.
This page was last modified 03:59, 16 March 2005.
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 movies.ca - John Steadman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Steadman Sr., 80, of Van Buren died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, in a local hospital.
WEIPPE, Idaho In winning his 10th term as mayor of Weippe (WEE-ipe) yesterday, Norm Steadman has also emerged as the unchallenged holder of another state title: Idaho's longest-serving mayor.
Pictured are: S A Steadman, S Steadman, B Steadman, A Steadman, A Bushell and P Houlden.
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 COON-KUHN - STEADMAN Connections
Matilda Alice COX was born on 18 Jan 1885.
James Ross STEADMAN and Matilda Alice COX were married on 18 Mar 1908 in Clinton, Knox Co., TN.
Louisa CR0CKER was born on 10 Apr 1811 in Fort Edward, Washington County, New York.
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 2nd Michigan Infantry links to Michigan in the Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jerome died from wounds received on March 25th 1865 at the battle at Petersburg and died on April 10th 1865.
He was injured in the battle of Fort Steadman (Stedman).
In addition to the data you will find in the GEDCOM I have copies of Jerome’s enlistment papers as well as his medical records after he was wounded, March 25, 1865, in the battle of Fort Steadman (Stedman), before Petersburg Virginia.
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 News/Features   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
They were in the Washington defenses until July when they participated in the battle of First Bull Run or First Manassas.
They then moved back to the fighting in the east being present at the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, finally settling in at the siege on Petersburg, VA. They were at the mine explosion, actions on Weldon Railroad, and the Confederate counter attack on Fort Steadman.
They had fought for four years through many of the most terrible battles of the war.
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John Nicholas, great grandfather, was born in Tulpehocken township, Berks County, He settled in Dauphin county, he deeded the land for the Hoffman Church.
He was a soldier of the Rev. He was in the battles of Brandywine and Germantown.
John Nicholas, great grandfather, a Rev. soldier, was at the battle of Brandywine.
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 List of battles 1801-1900   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
1814 Battle of Ft. Erie September 17 - British are unable to capture fort from US Battle of New Orleans January 8 - Jackson defeats British army of Pakenham, as news of Treaty of Ghent signed in December, not yet arrived
1815 Battle of Waterloo June 18 - The Clash of the Titans: Emperor Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington square off in the final battle of the Napoleonic Wars.
1836 Battle of Coleto March 19 - Col. James Fannin and Texans defeated and captured by Mexicans of General Jose de Urrea.
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 Carson Ancestry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
He was in the battle of Kings Mountain, and represented Rutherford county several times in the Legislature.
John and Barbara Cansler are buried in the Carson-Cansler Family Cemetery on their homeplace land that is now known locally as Andrews' Mill.
1836) fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain, serving under Col. Andrew Hampton, and is buried at Britain Pres.
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 Images of the American Civil War
Battle Between the C.S.S. Virginia and the U.S.S. Monitor, Hampton Roads, VA, March 9, 1862 (Engraved in 1863)
Battle of Gaines Mill, Valley of the Chickahominy, Virginia, June 27, 1862
Fort Morgan, with Damage to the South Side of the Fort - Mobile Point, AL, 1864
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wounded in the Battle of Fort Steadman, Mch., 1865.
He was the Indian Agent for the United States at Fort Wayne, and was acting General of the left wing
of Gen. Jackson's army, which was composed of Indians (over whom he had a great influence, and whom they called their white Father and Chief), in the battle fought at New Orleans, January 8th, and was highly complimented by Jackson for his bravery.
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 KA uniforms
His account of the assault on Fort Fisher is quite descriptive.
Second half of the book is about the recovery of the ship.
Confederate Goliath, The Battle of Fort Fisher: Rodd Gragg
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 Twaintimes Page 4   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Steamboat Eliza Battle burned/sunk (29 dead), 1 March.
of Fort Donelson, Tennessee, 12 - 16 February.
The engagement at Palmito Ranch, Texas, is the last battle of the Civil War
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