User Tools

Site Tools


units:93rd_new_york_state_militia_sources

Differences

This shows you the differences between two versions of the page.

Link to this comparison view

Both sides previous revision Previous revision
Next revision
Previous revision
units:93rd_new_york_state_militia_sources [2019/06/25 09:57]
admin
units:93rd_new_york_state_militia_sources [2019/06/25 09:58]
admin
Line 356: Line 356:
 of the bystanders; for as may be supposed we made did not make a very fine show, as  of the bystanders; for as may be supposed we made did not make a very fine show, as 
 some were on horseback for the first time and none were able to ride very well with a  some were on horseback for the first time and none were able to ride very well with a 
-After riding for a hour with no very serious mishap we arrived ​atthe and after +After riding for a hour with no very serious mishap we arrived ​at the wood and after 
 tying our horses and leaving a sentry to guard them, we struck into the woods after  tying our horses and leaving a sentry to guard them, we struck into the woods after 
 marching for a few moments we halted to await the coming of the reenforcements. In  marching for a few moments we halted to await the coming of the reenforcements. In 
Line 362: Line 362:
 that let us know that the Cavalry was at hand, and a minute afterward they marched up to us, headed by a Lieut. who took command and formed a skirmish line, so that we were able to sweep the whole wood at once. We managed through trampling down the under brush with our fingers on the trigger ready to shot the first Johnny that should show himself, but no Rebs were to be seen and on getting to the other side of the wood the Lieut dismissed us saying that his detachment was large enough to handle all the Rebs. around there. We did not like this very much as we had just had enough of the fun to make us want more. There was no help for it however & we set our faces homeward. Arriving at headquarters we resumed the old routine nothing of any importance to vary they m[...] till our term of [...] that let us know that the Cavalry was at hand, and a minute afterward they marched up to us, headed by a Lieut. who took command and formed a skirmish line, so that we were able to sweep the whole wood at once. We managed through trampling down the under brush with our fingers on the trigger ready to shot the first Johnny that should show himself, but no Rebs were to be seen and on getting to the other side of the wood the Lieut dismissed us saying that his detachment was large enough to handle all the Rebs. around there. We did not like this very much as we had just had enough of the fun to make us want more. There was no help for it however & we set our faces homeward. Arriving at headquarters we resumed the old routine nothing of any importance to vary they m[...] till our term of [...]
  
-{{:{{ :​93rd_nysm:​leclear_letters_8.jpg?​linkonly|}}+{{ :​93rd_nysm:​leclear_letters_8.jpg?​linkonly|}}\\ 
 {{ :​93rd_nysm:​leclear_letters_9.jpg?​linkonly|}} {{ :​93rd_nysm:​leclear_letters_9.jpg?​linkonly|}}
  
  
  
units/93rd_new_york_state_militia_sources.txt ยท Last modified: 2019/06/25 09:58 by admin