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^ev

hsntfdfß ^olbai

atnetihanifiAjtn ^üv^evitKiege

oxlvuQy ^cm

gclialten vor

Northwestern University

am

5.

in (Epanfton, 311.,

Dßcember 1895, — von —

Williatn Vocke, clicmaltgem iUid},

'iL

'DJJilitärbienft

I)öf)eren

^d)inimelpfennig,

bolbt, ilvingelin, ii>cber, Veppien, ^d)irnier, Tilger n.

unferem

l)a6en bie

in ber Ok[djtd)te bee ilriecgeö

.hartnng,

viigel,

.r->erfer,

3tud)

Dffiyere

uiele

0[ter[)auö,

ii>eil?el,

2d)ur:i,

:i.-^ni"d)tierf,

iiMigner,

^tcil)l,

mie

[inb,

AÜlirer

beren i)tanien

:)fange'o geliefert,

nnuergänglid) ©teinuiclir,

glän:;enber

'^(n^al)!

bef)aupten, ba§

iBeüölferungöjat)! ein a^vö^a

if^rcr

andj

()icr

in

anrufen,

ii^aci

un;

idj

öffentlidKU iHirträgen mie

auGbrüdlid) u'ieberljolen

lln;

:

eingeborenen anierifanifdien 'iiniffenbrüber geborten \u ben beften ort()eil

rein

btenten,

beutfd)e

uor unferen

uorauö,

Irup;

anumdjfen.

baf^

einge;

uiete

uon

auö beut alten 'initerlanbe meljr ober meniger (.'^rfabrung im .Uriegö:

roefen mitgebrad)t (jatten.

^3o

fd)rieb

ber

(?Ijef

^unt, Division of the Potomac, unterm 29. auf bie beabfidjtigte ^iBilbuug

man

roaren, 30g

T'eutfd)e

X)ii)i[ionen

!j)aneben Ijatten bie Jientfdjen jn '.Einfang beö ^riegeg

borenen

ben g-a(;uen.

:iu

befiebelt

nidjt

unb ganzen

'i^rtgaben

[ie

'3)eutfdjeu

raie folgt

"

I

:

uon

ber ^^Irtitterie 'Dtajor

!^i\U

'.JlrtiÜertetruppen,

an (Sapt.



further propose to equip Captain

;;5.

1861, unter i^inraei^

Bookwood's

®.

(Stone;

(43udjljül5)

Company with and he can of

four six

pounder guns and two twelve pounder

His Company has

howitzers...

a

number

German

of

artillerists,

up with instructed men from the Brigade

easily fiU

German regiments

(

Blenker's) to which

I

propose the battery

be attached.

The German regiments and

soldiers.

at least, those

number of

contain a

artillery officers

suggest the propriety of placing, for the present

I

regiments

guns may be servOne Company, Captain

in the forts that the

ed by drafts from the instructed men.

De Kalb reginient, is composed almost exGerman artillery soldiers, and should there be a artillery, could readily be made available."

Morosowicz's, of the chisively of old

lack of field

Vide

(

Vol.

uub

2,

Records

Official

p. 76g, bte

ber ^eiten:;al)l

id)

of the

Union and Confederate Armies, unter ber '^liujabe beö 33anbe§

bei fpätevcn (sitaten

alö

für:;

Rebellion

Records (R. R.

)

beiddjnen

roerbe.

53uU JHun

^sn ber 3djlad)t 6ei

mae '}ixma

in bie glud)t ge[d)lagen

fünften 'I)iui[ion, beutfdje

am

Truppen unter bem

33lenfer, in ber 'Jfeferue auf ben ,f)ö()en

ber fltct)enben i^unbeötvuppen fjalten bie

^uni 1861,

21.

mürbe, befanb

unb

üon

beö Oberften £üui§

burd)

'.?Üö

uiele

bie

feiner

unb

unferen

uidit bireft

gegen

(^^eneral ^uifepl) ^'. 3ol)»Ü'-'*» >" feinem

2,

p.

478) unb

biefe

nur bem Umftanbc ^u^ufdjreiben,

!Cffi!,iere

eigenen

g-remont madjte

l^er;

erften .r-^anpt(3runb,

:

pursuit", (R. R. Vol. tuar offenbar

ben JRücfen

[tanbl)nfteo

" The apparent firmness of the U. S. troops who had not been engaged, which checked our

vSd}lad)tberid)t an

at Centreville,

il)r

beifte

il)r

lücirum bie ^KebcUen bie 'l^erfolgung nid}t fortfetjten fül)vt

'|>Dto;

58efef)t

(^entreuille,

uerliinberte

ber bie

bie erfte '-I^rigabe ber

^KebeUeu nn ber weiteren 'l^erfoh3nng.

3Ba|f)tngtou uorviirfteu,

in

fid)

fid)

unb oolbaten Hebung

Truppen bieg

bamal^ nod)

bamalö

ebenfoiüof}!

" apparent firmness"

baf^

ber (^üljrer foiuofjl

im Äriegöbnnbmerf abging. geltenb

:^m alö

ol§

t)atten,

ii>eften

im Cften.

unter

2ßäf)reub

beö

yirietjcijaljveö

erften

®ie

lanbe traurig an^.

eö in

fal}

g-üf;rer ber ^Rebellion, bic

unferem

Spitze unferer 33unbegregterunt3 geftanben, Ijatten gleid) Sincoln'ei, in i()rent i^orfja6en baci i'anb

unb

ftürjen, unfere 3eitgf)äui"er geplünbert

roä^renb

fd)icft,

[tantntenb,

am

lagen,

bie

beften

in

bie 'Waffen nad)

überall

g-aft

53ull 9htn, bei l'erington, $i>ili"Dn'5 C^reef,

Gknerat Sijon nerloren, unb an anberen Orten.

im ©ntfteljen begriffen unb

®on

©enerat

befe^lsf)aber

'^-üfjrer

(Jrroäljhmg

bem ©üben

u'ir Üiieber;

erlitten

mo mir

©eorge

33. 9Jlc(FtetIan

folgenbe 9Jtelbung

am

unferen brauen

Unfere '^(rmeen raaren nod^

nod)

Xia mod)le

erprobt.

nid)t

bem Oberr

23. !j)e5ember 1861, au§ l'ouiöinUe

"The

:

ger

bem ©üben

(5arlo§ ©nett, ber 23efef)I§^ber ber DI)io 3(rmee,

3tnberem

unter

bie

nadj

ben unfeligen i^ruberfampf ju

militäri[d)en ^-üljrer, au§

unferer

i(}m ,5,ugeu)enbet (jatten.

fid)

tl^eureu ^^ater;

uor beut Äriege an ber

affair

little

in

front of

Munfordville was really one of the handsomest things of the season

"

(R. R. Vol.

SßiHid) ber

unb

3(rmee, jebod}

fdjon

u. f., bie bitten reben laffen

5tm

1*7.

pickets

1861

!l)e5ember

unter ""^Inberem mie folgt

my

511).

in

fteine

X)iefe

iJ3efeI)l

5(ffaire

betraf

ba§

bes Oberften 3higuft

uon Irebra, beibe Offiziere au§

lange uor

bem Kriege

naturatifirte

$öir mollen bal;er über biefelbe au§ jenem 5ßanbe,

amerifanifd)e 33ürger.

The

p.

feineg OberftlientenantS .^penn)

preu^ifd)en

©.14

7,

^nbiana 9tegiment unter bem

rein beutfd;e 32.

front

:

:

fd)rieb 33uell

"McCook

au^ l'ouiöuille an 9JtcC>lettan

reports the rebels attacked

of the railroad bridge at 2 P.

M. to-day.

pickets consisted of four companies of the Thirty-Second

Indiana,

Colonel Willich

(eö

maren im ©anjen 418 9Juinn), under

Lieutenant Colonel von Trebra. Theirforce consisted of one regi-

ment Texas Rangers, two regiments guns.

Our

loss

and 16 wounded.

Infantry, one battery of six

Lieutenant Sachs and 8 enlisted

The rebel

loss, 33 killed,

Terry of Texas, and about 50 wounded. ly retreated.

The

men

killed,

including Colonel rebels inglorious-

— — 9

3tm bafi

^eßruav 1862

8.

@e[ed;t

"

liertd)tete53uelT, nad)bein ev bic (iiir^el()etteit

have the honor

I

nad) "b^a^jina^ton

c]citau fefti^eftetlt ijatte,

lute folgt

ü6er



:

to inclose herewith the official report of a

skirmish at Rowlett's Station, south of Green River, Kentucky,

on the lyth of December, i86i, between a portion of Colonel Willich's Thirty-second

and a brigade

Regiment

of Indiana

Volunteers(German)

enemy under General Hindman.

of the

The

gal-

lantry displayed by the Thirty-second Indiana on the occasion

has been noticed

copy

of

which

is

general Orders from these headquarters, a

in

enclosed for

with this letter and the report.

file

Colonel Willich was at the time on other duty, and the troops

engaged were commanded by Lieutenant Colonel von Trebra,

whose

skill

and gallantry on the

merit the distinction of the

field

brevet rank of Colonel."

Ter

C>3eiteraUiefel)l,

huitet luie folgt

:

"General Orders. No.

"The

uicfd)ein

uoit

in

ofntjent

3d)ret6en bte

')febe

ift,

— Headquarters Department

of the Ohio,

Louisville, Ky., Dec. 27th,

23.

general

commanding

1861.

takes pleasure in bringing to

notice the gallant conduct of a portion of Colonel Willich's regi-

ment, Thirty-second Indiana, Munfordville, on the lyth

Four companies

at

Rowlett's Station, in front of

inst.

of the regiment,

under Lieutenant Colonel

von Trebra, on outpost duty, were attacked by a column enemy, consisting lery,

one regiment of cavalry, a battery

and two regiments

until re-inforced fight

of

of infantry.

by other companies

was continued with such

effect

of the

of artil-

They defended themselves of

that

the regiment, and the the

enemy

at

length

retreated precipitately.

The artillery.

attack of the eneni}' was mainly with his cavalry and

Our troops fought

into Squares

when charged by

as

skirmishers,

rallying

rapidly

the cavalry, sometimes even defend-

— ing



10

themselves singly and killing their

with

assailants

the

bayonet.

The

general tenders his thanks to the officers and soldiers

and

of the regiment for their gallant

He commends

occasion.

troops under his cipline

command, and enjoins them

and Instruction which insure such

The name

" Rowlett's Station"

of

conduct on

efficient

and example

as a study

it

to

this

to all other

emulate the

dis-

results.

will

be inscribed on the

regimental colors of the Thirty-second Indiana Regiment.

By command

of Brigadier

General Buell,

JAMES.

FRY,

B.

Assistant Adjutant General, Chief of Staff.

3n bem fein

fteljt

J)teginient

oon großer

über ben

ber

I)tev

ftrotegifdier

&xmi

bringen nnferer

gü^rer, Wlcevt

bie fic^ nid)t

hi^

weit

langten jnr jont

^Heife,

bebedt

^onnen[d)ein

^n

ef)renben

bem 32.

ale

l)anbelte

fid)

nm

®d)U^

ben

fül)venben O'ifenbaljnbrürfe, oI)ne bte ein i^or;

benfbar geioefen luärc.

erfrenlid;e

i>ev[tarfnngen,

bie

nnfeve

^'s'.n-ti'djritte,

gelbjngöpläne

adein über bie ganje (3d)lad)tenlinie

oom

nnferer

ntlantifdien

l}inan§ erftrecften, fonbern «ndj ben

^Jiiffiffippi

im Cften nnb i^üben ber J}?ebeHenftnaten nrnfafUen, bie trüben il^olfen, bie

l)atten,

wetdjen

fotlten

glän^enber i^iege

ben 33ergen beö füböftlid)en

junäd)ft auf.



im ^liovben nuui)ten

über ben

roeiten Jlüftenftrid)

einesi )"old)en

tonnte,

3)er ©ieg nnferev '4:rnppen loar

anegefteUt roirb.

geeignete

erhielten

'i^erid)te eutljalten [inb

fidj

rüt)men

Xüdjtigfeit

'.)lrmee in Atenturfi) nid)t

T>ie 'Jtüftungen

Gruppen

baj^

Sebeutnng, benn

dl'wev

obigen

bte

uev;,eid)net,

^eugniffeg feiner nülitävtid)en

^nbiana 9tegiment

bem

i?aiibe, in

{]an;,en

einziges

'Dort

ftanb

ber

frifdien

.ilentnrfi)

fo

nnb

ben nörblidjen

balb [oüte

9Jcntl)

unfer

ge;

.C^ori;

i^olf

im

für bie ,3iifwiift fd)öpfen.

loberten bie l)e(Ien toiegeöfUtmmen

nad)maHge

3Irmee, ®eorgeJ^.^l)oma§, mit einem

lange

f leinen

i^efe(;löljaber

ber (Fumberlanb

Irupp oon Union§ftreitern,be;

ftel)enb au^^ fediei 9iegiiiicntevn

^Jiovcjenö

19. ;\anuav

1SG2 nntevna()m

^Reiterei.

einicjer

bev

einen

?sein^

g-rii()

','lngviff

uevjrDeifelten

unfeve Vinien, mnvbe aber nad) einem metjvftünbigen in

mit ad)t

SRebeÜengeneral ^ot^icoffer

ber

yuolf Äononen nnb

^Regimentern ^^nfantevic,

am

3»fti"t«i^ e'"^'" •Weßinieut .Uninülevic unb

i^ei]enii6er

il)m

53attcrien,

jioei

anf

Kampfe,

meld)em Bcilicoffev feinen Xob fanb, »on üier 3hgimentern bev i3unbeg=

tvnppen

anfgevieben.

benn

veid)e,

taufenb

uevfolgt

nnb gän^lid)

Tie uon nnfeven tvnppen gemad)te ixnite war

eine nnenblid)

in bic A-lnd)t gefd)lagen,

nmfaf^te

fie

^^^fevbe

yuölf

weit

SJceilcn

^e()n

Anlivuierfe,

an bem .Uampfe Teutidic

lanter

^Regiment,

bvauen

bie

IRcCsoof,

iKobcvt

ano

einen

gabe;(Fommanbenr erhoben, mcfUialb nield)e

uier

bie

jener

einefi

3d)lacl)t

:)i\'gimentcr

nnter

mad)ten, befel}ligte, mäbrenb bas 9. Cd)io

@n[ta« Äiinxmerting,

baö

Cl)io

9.

bennod)

xH.

ben

llicromell

nntrbe jebod) febv balb :,nm 23ri;

('''r

er in

ermähnten

(Mcneralo

beo

i^rnbcr

fid)

abev

bie

isincinnati,

llic(>oof, :inm Cbevft ertorcn hatten,

i^rigaben,

batten, befanb

tbeil

roevtfjüoÜe X^xo-

(jiidjft

Unter ben uiev ^Regimentern

uianttiovvätt)e, ed)an:;bann)erf:ienge, etc., etc.

i^nnbeetvnppen

uon (Memeftven, über

.Uanonen, tanfenbe

nnb IRanlefel, übev 150

Tentfd)en anö (Jöln

bem a.

beibeu

ber

eine

l^nnbcötrnppen ^i^efebl

::)i.,

an§;

beö l^cajorö

ftanb.

'ii>ie

naä)

einem mehrftünbigcn bintigen aber nncntfchiebenen ,Uampf mit '3d)uf^maffen ber

fdjliefUid)

3ieg errnngen mnrbe,

berid)t roie folgt

" Along the

:

er^ihlt aiccO^oof in feinem ^d)ladjt;

lines

each of the regiments and

of

from the enemy's front a hot and deadly

was

continued for

was opened... This

Seeing the superior number of the enemy and their

results...

bearing

fire

about thirty minntes, with seemingly doubtful

I

conchided the best mode

of

settHng the contest was to

Order the Ninth Ohio to charge the enemy's position with the

bayonet and turn his

ment

to

empty

ed to Charge.

their

left tiank.

guns and

fix

The order was given

the regi-

bayonets,this done,it was order-

Every man sprang

to

it

with alacrity and vocifer-

ous cheering, the enemy seemingly prepared before the regiment reached him the lines began

to

resist

it,

bat

to give way.

This broke the enemy's flank and the whole line gave way " confusion and the whole turned into a perfect rout.

in great

(R. R. Vol.

7, p.

93 and 94.)

— @eneral 3:i)omüö

"The



deftätigt biefe 3.i>affentljat in folgeuben

enemy on

gth Ohio charged the

way and

giving

fusion."

Ter

the whole

field,

retreating in the utmost disorder

i'piftortograpl) ber

(Fumberlanb^'^h-mee ©eneral

and con-

fämpfte unb ben

fonnte,

am

[agte

19.

oofer,

'"^(rmeecorpö

O.

get()ei(t,

.'pomarb

beftanb.

iSavi

ju benen bag

gel)örte, iüeld)e§

Sd)nr5 unb

borener ':?lmerifaner, bie anbere nnb J^rei bentfd)e Offiziere, Veopolb

ynar ber

uon

anber ^5d)immelpfennig, fomie ber eine ber fed)ö i^-igaben bes (Sov\)tinfion i^intei)

Ten

fjievau

9Jt\'Vean'Q

fid)

l'd)lo[-;

Alügel

ved)ten

ciuf^evfteit

aincvtfautfd)e

Inippeu unter ^djur:;

^atte inou

uon un[eren

iC^oroarb

nid)t

il^-iqabe

liiifs

bci^

von

btefer

ganzen Xage§ auf feinb(id)er

fid)

unfevem red)ten Flügel bemegteu

uad)

uon Sd)uv5, fonbern uon

allein

iiub

ii>äl)renb beö

nuf(^eftellt.

auö uiaf)vgeuonimen,

5'inieu

(Kolonnen

grof^e

und) liufG bcovbert.

''^lrmce;('^orp'o

uon (Miifa'c beut[d)e 33ri(]abe inne,

l)atte

luareu bie

(Seite



15

i'er|'djicbenen

aud) runr

;

anbcvcn feiner

Offiziere uiieberljolt auf bie grof^e (Mefa()r anfnterffam geniad)t luorben, baf? ber (\-etnb [eine A-lanfe umge()en unirbe

l^iclbnngen undeaditet unb

olle biefe

ber Alante, odgleid)

il)nt

aud)

niemals

"

On

ernftlid)

erflärt

"The

:

Toublebai)

C^'Un'ingfte :;ur

feine

am

Stärtung

l^corgen ein

uoUe

'^n'feljl

')tid)tigfeit l)at,

ift

O'ongref^ausfdjut^

über^eugenb nadigemiefen raorben, 06; in

feinem i^ud]e

über 0*t)ancelorouilIe

subsequent investigation by the Congressional

Committee on the Conduct

of the

and necessarily unreliable

;

Howard were

ber C^orp^jC^onimanbeur

baö

1864 uor bem

in

fei bft

War"

the Conduct of the ©enerablliafor

gleid)

lief^

.^oofer

Xaf;; biet,

unb

beftritten

uon

fdion

bieferljalb ^ugeftellt u)orben uuir.

bod)

;

t()at nid)t

in

left

that subordinates

War was

high command,

would

very

much

of a farce

long as both Hooker and

for so

it

was absurd

Any

them.

testify against

suppose

to

officer that

did so would have soon found his military career brought to a close." iiJa'j bie

(Stellung

mobl für ben

fd)led)tefte

eine

mar.

unb barauf

Sd)utj batte.

rem geben, erfolgte fudjt.

'lliit

unb ein

',Hngriff eignete,

großer

in

elfte

(iorpö geuui()lte

feinem amtlid)en inn-idit, beffen

btnmeift,

ber

baf;

(R. R. Vol. 25, Pt.

Aeinbe mar gegen

(i

es

Ubr

Ucberfall, ber

baber

unb Sd)ärfe

in

ber

i,

giebt er bterfür

red)te

als

Alügel

nid)t ben geringften

p.p. 647-65S.)

gelungen,

'.}lbcnbo,

baf; bie;

ins .Üleinfte bie lerrainuerbältniffe

biö

er

ift,

jebod) für bie Tefenfioe bie benfbar

'^(uöfül)rlid)feit

(Mrünbe an, inbem

'.}(n:iat)l

fd)ilbert

Sd)ur^

erflärt

fo

uon ^tftänbiger Seite nienmlo angefoditen morben

^}tid)tigfeit

felbe fid)

von bcn rber^Csonunaubeuren für bad

betrifft,

eo

unfere red)te uod)

(Mefdjidite

beller,

ber .Kriege

Almifc \n um;

lid)ter

Jag

feines

Unfere Solbaten lagerten, bie @emel)re jufannnengefteUt,

uuir,

(^Ueid)en f

orglos

— uinf)er,

mit Äovtenfpiel iinb anberen fingen

fid)

tüurben au\ bte beuorfter^enbe |)ir[d)e

unb onbere§

bem

^at)l ün§

neu

SBilb,

.ii

53unbeölvuppen

bie roeljvlofen

üon

iljren

bem

g^einbe, bev

ein

in

unb

(Sc^ur3

jum

TeuenS

iSteljen

Vinie

löfte

Ijöljeren

Oberft

©olbaten

bie

5sri-''iit

unb

jum

nom

Offijier .^ubert 1)itger 3eid)nete

au§.

befonber§

mürben

Trotj

roel)r'S '4)iüifion

Sob,

roie

^Uibcm nun

''^n'effe

fid)

C^-inljalt

S^a\^

rid)tcn, fo bie

Unerl)i3rte.

unb

mad)te

man nun

©o

fprengte

3)er tüdjtige beutfc^e 5lrtitlerie;

ber

uerjmeifeltften

Äül)nl)eit

unb

gefd)idte§ (Jin;

3tnftrengungen

iljrer

IDeuens unb ©d^urj jebodj notlftäubig

bem brauen 33ufd)bed uon Stein

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23rigaben



16

ftcto

uor allen

am

man

liebften

jur Saft,

unb

^^iel

feine

Gruppen,

uerfd;rie, uerantuiortlid;.

©djurj

'.?lnbercn (^arl

"dutch cowards"

bie Siieberlage

gegen ein glän^enbeö

©d)ur:;

— nmr

Avcunb

ja ein pcvfönlidicr

Don isoo

felb^iu-^e



unfcvcci '|n'(iubcntcn

c^Uin^^cuben,

feine

biivd)

17

in

er hatte in beut 'ilHÜ)(;

;

lipvadie i^el)altenen ;1Jeben, bie fänuntlid) ben Stempel

unb

l)Dt)cv (Melel)v)"anifeit

anfriduirtev 'iMiteiianboliebe tvn("(en, bao xHeniU'vfte

beigetragen nnb „ben beften feiner

Aeinben willfonunener

Ijaib feinen

iid)inipfe eineo (Seiglingci

"

angenommen,

fogt, allgemein

fonbern 1)ei)enö toadie

mar



ber

niele

baf;

Hieobore %.

u'ie

l)atte,

bef^;

nut bem

i()n

of Chancellorsville

änfierfte fort,

"to

jRedite

all

"

befel)(igte,

appearance,

responsible in their early

Tie

('vnttäufd)ung

biefer

i>er;

()eranö[tellte, bafj nidjt (Sdjurj,

fid)

Taö

bie &ted)te inne batte.

jebod),

bie

Dodge

panic." alö

bitterer,

ninn

German

took pleasure in holding a

fo

benn

fonnte

nidjts

We(egent)eit

bie

^diurj

fo fiibrt

letters, for the origin of the

nm

als

The Campaign

baf;

"and the newspaper-men",

läumber mar

fein,

beffcn C'»"vnHil)lnng

\\\

genug getljan";

tuiabcn,

t^n

feinem ^^erfe über

in

'ST'obge

;-^eit

luie in englifdier

bcuti"d)er

an ber ganzen

i^obenlofefte

non aiiomimer 3eite

xHngriffc

anci

bem

i^jauptquartier ber XHrmee ftammten.

l^mpört über

biefe

melpfennig unterm 10.

i^efd)impfung fdn'ieb ber braue alte ^djim;

feige

1863, an >3d)ur5 unter '^Inberem mie folgt:

l^cai

To I am an old soldier. command the brave men of this

"General,

proud

to

this

hour

brigade

;

I

that unless these infamous falsehiods be retracted tion

made, their good

and

I

shall

whom

I

;

if

who have from our

in

in

they are,

spirit will

the head of the

the

of

demand

am

sure

be broken,

same brave men

the good canse of our If

possession of the facts, I

I

and repara-

In the nanie of truth

to lead.

name

ask, therefore, for satisfaction.

I

be not sufficiently igation

at

had heretofore the honor

and common honesty, country

and soldierly

will

no longer be

have been

but

our superior

oiificers

demand an

invest-

I

that the miserable penni-a-liners

scandalized the division be excluded by a public order lines,

slanders be

and that the names

made known

to

of

me and my

the originators of these brigade, that they

may

be held responsible for their acts." 3d)ur;, beantragte ebenfaUo bieO'infetumg einecillnterfud)nngfigerid)t§, bod.)

mürbe

teine :Kücffid)t

barauf genommen.

5)ie beften I1iilitär;^d)rifts

— be§

fteltev

l'anbeö

@erecf)tigfeit

©amuel %\ cellorsville "

was the

"The

crisis of the battle,

ing of this

It is

campaign

its

oolle

"The

Battle of Chan-

much comment

has been a subject of

quite the custom in writing and speak-

and the yielding

But such

men.

"Ji-uppen

ber angefeljeuften

Eleventh Corps, which

of the

gÜbly pronounce

to

yielding of this corps,

cowardice of

beutfdjen

feinem iBnd)e,

way

giving

bitter criticism.

ben

.^lataftroplje ^icr mitt(jei(en.

i-5ateö fd)reibt in

:

feitljer

!^d) roiU batjcr einicje

Uifien.

ü6er bie Urfadjen ber

llrtl)ei(e

and

inbeffen

tjciben

it)iberfaf;ren



18

a view

is

its

failure

due

to the

corps to the

of this

void of just discrimi-

nation and conveys an Impression utterly at variance with the facts..."

" That corps, as

upon ed,

was

it,

it

there stood to receive the attack

in the attitude of a pugilist

when about

to

encounter an antagonist unbound and free to

Could any equal body

act.

made

with his hands pinion-

of

men

in a similar Situation

long withstood the terrible onset coming upon

anche precipitated from an Alpine height

it

like

have

an aval-

?..."

"General Howard had received from the commander-in-chief in the

an explicit order early in a Position to

urged

Courier

day directing him

a flank al^ck.

in the strengest

Howard on his

meet

to

terms the changes required

;

refused utterly to be counceled by them.

came bringing flank, but still

intelligence that the

he refused

to give

but General

Courier after

enemy was massing

heed

to the portents of

To General Schimmelpfennig who was

an attack.

put his corps

His division Commanders

eager to find

out what was going on in his front he gave Orders to avoid bringing on an engagement, to stop reconnoitering, and take the Position assigned him..."

" giving

What way

tegrity of the

than that

Howard

then must

of the

it

we conclude was

the cause of the rapid

Eleventh Corps and thus endangering the

whole army?

was due

Can

to the

it

be put

criminal

in

in-

any milder form

negligence of General

in not carrying out the orders of the general-in-chief

?"

— 'tljeobove 3(. ITobcje äuji;evt



19

feinem

in

fid)

53nrf)e

ü6er bie 8c^lad;t wie

folgt

When

"

the onset

came

it

was impossible quickly

Schurz's regiments were

front.

all

hemmed

in

their rear.

them and the woods

pits before

appear

half the regiments in this division

and the testimony would tend

their credit,

burned from

five to thirty

of

whether

and perpendicular that time

at

them.

to

any two divisions

changed front and made

a

that the

men

telescoped.

The enemy was on both

Their defenses were rendered useless. sides

have maintained

show

They were

rounds each.

rifle-

more than

Still

to to

change

to

between the

in

It

is

an open question

of the

army could have

good defense under these circum-

stances. (Jtnev unfevev tnpfcvftcn itnb

%huv

Tionblcbcn), bcv fpäteve

jeneö (Forps

ber Sd](nd)t bie 3. Tii'ifion

SBerle,

to

lo A.

Cffi^^iere,

OUnterafj'lltajor

evftcn 'i(vniee;Cun-p5, bev in

befeljligte, fprid)t

" Chancellorsville and Gettysburg

"From P.

gebie(]enften

C^omnmnbenv beo

",

form an impregnable

his line as

it

in

the

:

to 6

Howard

His division Commanders did not

line.

to

him

that

but he seemed perfectly satisfied with

air,

was, and

for

General Schurz pointed out

share his indifference.

was

in feinem

M. when Hooker's order was received

M. when the assault came, there was ample time

his flank

fid;

roie folgt auz-^

not at

all

desirous of changing

it

in

any

particular.

"

It

disaster,

is

always convenient to have a scape-goat

and the German dement

in

in case of

the Eleventh Corps have

been fiercely censured and their name become a by-word for giving

way on

this occasion.

done by calling attention that

when

violently on

a force its

is

It

is

füll

time justice should be

to the position of that corps.

not deployed, but

flank, resistance

is

is

iinpracticahlc.

assert

Not Napoleon's

Old Guard, not the best and bravest troops that ever could hold together in such a case, for the

I

Struck suddenly and

first

men

— to use a homely but expressive word — driven

existed,

assailed are

into a hiiddle

;

— and a huddle cannot

fight, for



20 it

has no front and no Organization.

Under such circumstances the men have but a choice of two evils, either to stay where they are and be slaughtered, without the

power

of

defending themselves, or to run, and the only

sensible thing for

them

do

to

is

to run

and

to rally

on some other

Organization..."

"The

Howard's and Devens'

disaster resulted from

came

disregard and inattention under warnings that front

and flank

was sent

to

all

Horseman

through the day.

after

horseman

headquarters with the Information that the enemy

were heavily marching along our front and proceeding right

and

;

last of

all

an

Howard scouted

attack.

utter

from the

in

officer

to

our

reported the rebels massing for

the report and insulted the informants,

charging them with telling a story that was the offspring of their imaginations or their fears..."

" The Germans were bitterly denounced for I

think very unjustly,

of the

this catastrophe,

for in the first place less

Eleventh Corps were Germans, and

in

than one half

the second place

the troops that did form line and temporarily stop Jackson's

advance were Germans.

Principally

Colonel

Adolph Busch-

beck's brigade of Steinwehr's division aided by a few regiments of

Schurz's division

who gave

Buschbeck

a volley or two.

held a plank road for three quarters of an hour, with artillery on the right, losing one third of his force.

around his flanks and took him

in

ance became hopeless and his

men

The enemy then when further

reverse,

folded resist-

retreated in good order to

the rear of Sickles' line at Hazel Grove, where they supported the artillery and offered to lead a bayonet charge,

reports are to be believed.

Warren

says he

if

the o£ficial

(Buschbeck) took

Charge of some batteries of the Eleventh Corps and formed them in

line

across the Plank

Road without any

infantry

support

whatever.

"In

reference to this surprise

Couch

re^kinks that no troops



~

21

could have stood under such circumstances, and

fully agree

I

with him." rie bev

obicjen >2d)riftfte((er uieifeu aiid) bavaiif

^^^otoinac

bem geinbe ®(^hi^

with

'?(rmee nid)t

in

friU)crcn 3d)lad)ten

bauoncjelaufen

feiten

()iii,

fouiol)!

unb

[inb

bnf^

nnbere Iruppen

alö

in

O'avl

feines 53erid)teö nnftreitig bev iiMil)rl)cil gcntäf;

my own

who now

eyes troops

am

"I have seen

:

down upon

look

affect to

vov

[päteren

^d)nv!i fagt

the

Eleventh Corps with sovereign contempt behave much worse

under circumstances p.

(R.

trying."

less

far

R.

Vol. 25, P.

1.

658).

nnb

3Bie weit biefer rentfd)cn()nf! bie gan^e IHiMnce bnvdifendite bie @enuitl)er l)öl)erev

ber (2'd)lad)t6erid)te

Cffi^fve

uevcjiftete,

entljaltenen

üevftecften

3d)lnd)t(ieridit

bee

Tiuifion§;6'omnuntbenv5

bev :iuieiten Tiinfion bed evften '?(vmee;0*ovpö nuig

i^er

^hujjug

folgenbe

'J)er

fclbft

in einigen

nnb gvnnblofen

^^(ngriffen

fd)nlbignngen gegen bie bentfd)en Trnppen. beni

anö ben

cvfid)tlid)

ift

an§'

uon

!jo()n C^. '}^o(nnfon als.

bienen

'-lu'ifpiel

:

" At an early hour on Saturday morning (May 2) a German

me and

battery of 12 pounder guns was sent to

with Orders to hold

commenced on my from the in the in

at

it

left

and while

right, this battery

was

I

for a

in

position

the heav}- firing

few moments absent

was withdrawn from

most cowardly manner

its

position,

and

with the horses upon a run,

fled,

the direction of our brigades at the United States Ford.

regret

I

meet the reward which



I

do not know the Commander's name, that he might

deserves." legt

his dastardly

(R. R. Vol. 25, P.

1.

non bent Tienfteifer nnb bev nülitävifdien Iüd)tigfeit eine§ ganzen Xng eine iMittevie untev feinem

ben

^*onunanbo

,^engnif;

ab,

mit

bem

l)at,

fein

gntco

nodi

lid)en '-ln';,eidinung bcvfelben

fannt madit.

and treacherous conduct

276.)

p.

T'iinfion'j;('^onunanbeuve, bev

bitf;

placed

When

hazards.

all

\li>ie

tonnte

ev,

bie "i^ittevie eine bentfd)e

inbcm

umv

?

ev

baf; er fid)

wcbev mit bev amt;

'.^lamen ibveo

.hauptmanno

'^Ind)

I)ätte

es

ihm, ba

er,

uue

Rauptet, nuv menige '^lugcndlirfe abinefenb umv, nid)t fdiiuev fallen bie 'liamcn fofovt \n ermitteln,

menn

de;

bieo unterlief;, übevtnuipt miffen,

er mivtlid)

mit fold)

l)ol)ev

ev be;

tonnen,

Iviitvüftnng

— über baö angeblidje feige

^ui^em

er angtebt.

(eidjt gciuefen,

laffen, roie

?(uciveif;en ber beutfdjen ^Batterie

mu§

3Binb

ber

lüie

ergriff,

Ueberbieö baj?

35>erfe

bebient

bie



()ttt

So

im

if)n

ebenfo

ein (Jrempel ftatuiren

gegtanbt

er roirflid)

,^u

Ijätte,

ha^ 33or;

elften C^orpö anf

Tobge

fdjreibt

who

obenerroä^nten

feinem

in

rebuke

severely

niost

say a word in favor of the Service

all

Dilger on the road, just

own hands from

with his

luie

gerabe bei ber (fongrefnmterfudjung

'^h-tiüerie

general officers

the conduct of the Corps, of the guns.

firf)

bentfdje

mav.

"Those

:

nnb

fpciter feft^nfteden

e§®olbatenpf(td)t gemefen loäre, roenn

ran§ er fagte.

erfüdt joar,

alfo offenbar erft fpäter

tfju

luorben fein, benn eä luäre für

oerroefjt

^erauSgefteUt, 5Üglid)fte

bie C?ntrüftung, bte

9iamen

bie



22

his last

Buschbeck's

at

gun

round

a

line, fired

of canister

when

the corifederates were within a dozen yards. W^o in

einer

.r-inbert "Tätiger ftanb,

1;reffen, richtete ftiftete

fämpfte aüenml ein

'iia

beutfdjen 9JNlitärfdjn(e, rnfjig, befonnen

Kanonen

er feine

ftetä

fetbft,

nad) InSfprnd) ber beften ^üljrer,

^erljeernngen in ben

i^teiljen

nnb

im beiheften

^id unb

nie fein

oerfefjfte

nnter benen

©ebilbet

.C^elb.

fül^n

biente,

er

größere

beö g'ein'^e^, at^ irgenb ein anberer '^(rtiUerift

feineä 9'tangeg.

?eute mie rifantfd^en

bie

beCi

geeigneter einen (Solbaten

im

5)ie

3)eutfcl)en

ift

Ijie

node

feinen

nid;t

feljlöljaber

^^otge

unb i§n gänjlid)

unb Sdjulbigfeit jn t^un. baft bie beutfd)en

gut fämpften, meil

beö 9fürftrittg

fie

fo

Gruppen

bei

überhaupt fein 3"=

Ijatlen,

ber

uon 5rn"S ©iget ju

berufen lourbe unb ifjuen oollftänbig fremb mar.

balb uuridjtig, meil bie Truppen

fefjr

perfönlidjen 2)?utlj in 'Jroge

trauen ^u il;rem neuen (JorpöiC^ommanbeur .^omarb

uor ber Sdjlac^t in

nnb mie

9trmee fuljren bennod) männiglic^

"ipflic^t

unb ba behauptet toorben,

O'fjancedorSüitte befjljalb

fie {)(inbe(ten

Ä'riege jn bemornlifiren

ganzen

ber

in

fort, roie e§ fic^ gebüf;rte, il)re

(5§

^ic^möfjer in ber eng[ifd);ames

2>aterlanbe§ Schaben broljten, benn nidjtö

menn man

untauglid^ gu mad)en, al§ ftedt.

feigen

tonf^ten nid)t mie nnpatriotifd^

©djmäfjnngen ber ®ad)e

i^re ift

nnb

D^iobinfon

"i^reffe

erft

fur^

it)rem 23e;

'4)ieö ift bef;;

gut fämpften, al6 unter ben llmftänben

^u erumrten ftanb, obgleid) bie .r->altung ifjreö neuen

(^ommanbeure befoube;

reo 33ertrauen fa aud) nidjt einjuflijj^eu geeignet mar.

'Dodj felbft

menn ba§





23

lliuHlücf (uitte a(igeuicnbet tucrbcii

föuncn, fallo

^}lrmee;(>ovpö geftanben

ift

in

uiev

Ifeieruc

bie

nianboo

bcv

laffung

dou

5urücf,

fcbiif

über

biiö

war

fd)mälert, fd)U)erte

eine

(^vanb

riinfton,

^igel.

morüber

unh unter

er

[idi

mcrben.

mie

co

in

lauge

(^U'balt, fo

fein

uorgelcgt,

"•^.H-iifibeuteu

'.Hrmce^l^'ommaubo

and he desires him

bcuuod) uor, feinen

mie

ber, er

iuimer,

feineu

auö beut

er

audi

'.^(bfdiieb

:;u

isaterlanb in Okfabr

uub

ift

Tcrartigc

nelimeu.

babcn

'-1^6(1116

:

as he

^igel

it."

auf

allein

Ter Teutfd);',Hmerifauer

ift

auf bie

ftol^

benuibvten (^igenfdiaften feiner Vauboleute, aber er empfinbct eo aud)

meuu

nid)t bei ibueu überall u)o

tugenben ^u betbätigeu, ber bödjfte erfüllung angelegt mirb. ehrten aucge^eid)uet

ober

wenn ihm '.}lrmeeu

aud)

uou

ernftlid) in

bie '^vflidit erbeifdUe,

Arage

beffen

unb

l^iilitärc geftellt

bereitet batte, fo itant>

fid) hei

;-^urürffel3ungen

.hallerf,

er

eo

auf

bod)

uidit

uub

fou'obl

aufrid)tiger

'^^flidjt;

ONbge unb an anberen

baf^

er

alo

@efd)idit'5fd)reibern

merben, nameutlid)

fo

X^ca

feinem

Aä()igteiteu

um

bie ebelfteu :[-^nrger;

gilt

l^uif-iftab treuer

^igel batte

uub

unrtlidier

per;

einem .Uricge menn baö

in

iebeu einzelnen feiner tapferen 2öl)ne brandet,

uidit bie geringfte 'in'red)tiguug.

fdjuier^lidier,

ben

Stauten

command

do the best he can with

to

bieomal

.Uriegouiiuifter

mit^utbeileu

telcgrapbifd)

fonlidie :1iürffid)teu geftül.Ue ^^^efdimcrbeu

lid)er

ge; be;

(^^immanbos entbobeu 5U

feiueö

President) has given General Sigel as good a

:;og

(soininanbo

^ruppen^afjl

beffen

Aebruav 18(53 bö()eren Crteei

ftellte,

mitten auf beu .Uopf traf, iubeui

aumies, bem

can,

'-iu'vnn=

'.Jlrmee; ('»'orpö

baö

iibevtnig

itub

auf

fdicint

eine,

(vom;

bec

Tiefe in'fdmierbe untrbe uou .noofer nod) 'ii>aif)ington beförbert

uub uuferem ^Icagel

^uni 2(5. ^Aaniuir

bio

uon benen ^igel

Uebcrnnl)nie

ix-i

luurbe

12.

auf

'-i.^er:;id)tleiftuug

aftiueu ^ienft bleibe, bao (^icfud)

^luar

Ivintbeilung

ir^ierburd)

unterm

uoUfoutiuen [veiundiger.

ein

.*>oofer,

frübeveu

Jnippenfövpev

foUtev

an

Teuticben in biefem Vanbe

gcuicfcn,

befehligte.

bev

\n

.Oallerf,

gerl)eilt

an bcv 3pil?e beö 11.

2ii"(el

bic

lang imb

fcbvte

'^J^otontac^'Jlnnee

rtd)t

;-^cit

riuifionen

grof^e

elfte

bao für

beim Ätger^ 9tüdtvttt umv

ein i'd)led)ter Troft,

J^ie '|Hitoinac;'^lvincc

18(33,

[o

()ätte,

in

im

nugeaditet uermeiut;

''|>often

uerblieb,

Cber;(fommanbenv berDovrageuben ^l^iiffouri

uiel

benn ber

:1i\inge§

^.^lergernifi

Tieufte .nalledc., alo im

rieufte feines bebriingten 'Initerlanbeö, baö and) ibm grofje 'Jtuö5eid)nungen fjatte

ju tt)di werben laffen.

Ueberbieö

Ijatte er als

(v^ommaubeur be§ 11.



mit Aalledf, fonbevit mit .^oofer ut

(Sorpei ntd;t birefl g(eicf)3eitig



24

^riuatbrief (R. R. Vo). 25, P't 2, p. 70) ju Reiben baei 6efte CS'ini)ernef)meit. für

^icjel'g

[agt

:

^tücftritt

d)

i

t

unb

.riingalie,

in ber ^sotDmac;'^(vmec,

[ie

ttnSgefei^t

nom

nor ber

United States"

Army Corps

"

of

Corps

"Ohio Commandry

gel)altenen

m

e

g

i

t^ut

e

v

" t.

"i^uidjdetf,

Jpoff;

i2>d)mä()ungen, benen

ben

in

fd)i.inen

i9orten be§

"And

:

Von

majority

large

of the

of the

what

of Schurz, Stein-

undoubted representatives

Gilsa, of

Loyal Legion

" Afield with the Eleventh

^vortrage,

German element

the

of

the

?

They bore

And such It

maüce

of



defeat like gods

defeat

takes as true a

Or wrong

!

man

to

or right,

bear

Defeat like that as win the frght

of

?nie§ v

beut|"d)cn ('i'ommnnbeure

tvot^ ber feigen

Embittered by the gibes

On

e

iuiterlanbes and) ferner bienten^nerbient

6ercbten '^(uobrucf

the

d

153. '^^^ennfi)luania -Ttegiment in feinem uor metjre;

wehr, Hecker, Buschbeck, thesc,

nid)t

'^tUee

mit bev bie üdvigcn

be^i

I)erv|'d)te jroifdjen

gegvünbete Urfadje

^d)uv,^, ^teinmeljv, uon (^'Hlfa,

maren, bev ©ai^e

6apt. Oraen diia

mev

;

()at

befonberg fjeriiorgel)o6en ^n merben nnb finbet

ren ^aljren

nuö feinem

iinb

(5\n beiiti"d)er >5d)riftfteller

I)ingie()t,

Pilger, .^eder, u. %.

i^riartnng,

[d)tie[?en,

)"d)eint batjer feine

feine '®tn[en

()at

§ getfjan, uier nidjt 'Hlleö

T'ie Viebe

mann,

(S'ö

uorgelegen jn t}a6en.

„®ie ^Satertonbäliebe

n

l)at

tljiin,

mit bem eriDöfjnteu 5(6banfung§i"d;rei6en an ilpoofer geridjteten

the bloody slopes of Gettysburg, with

fire,

and on every bloodsodden "

From Lookout

its

!

threefold baptism

field

to the rebel sea",

they wrote the courage of their convictions, in answer to the aspersions of zealots, and overwhelmed with unfaltering devotion those cavilers

who demanded

of

them the impossible

at

Chancellorsville. l^iad)

ber

^d)hid)t

uon

(sl)irfanuntga

jnr ("»nmticrlanbrxHrniee beorbert.

ftürmung uon ^oofer

lieber

Lookout Mountain

unirbc bao elfte ''}lrnu'e;(5Drp§

feine

fd^reibt

'i^etbeilignng

ber nnfterblid)c

an

ber

(är:

Ibomaö an

" The bayonet-charge of Howard's troops, made up the side

and

of a steep

difficult

its

rank with the most distinguished feats of arms of

will

top...

over two hundred feet high, com-

hlll,

and driving the enemy from his barricades on

pletely routing

this war.

Lookout Mountain unb Missionary Ridge

ytad)

unter ®f)crman bic .Uäiiipfc ©eovcjia

biird)

(5'aroIina§

5um

'20.

©lücf,

gen 9iovben,

Cften mie im

int

unb

tf)eil,^unc(imcn,

am

madite ba? Povpö

mit if)m im Iviumpl)

morben

3d)lui5 bes

burdj

rücfte

mar,

ytricijeö

bie

bem

12. C^orpö, mit

an bcn ((Vü[Uen unb

'l5}efteu

feljvtc

bcm

Iiatte fo nebft

i)evjd)mol:^en

"Jlvutce^Cün-pci

^,o(\

^aunnnal) am,

unb

(5()avleöton

(jcgen

I)innuf

;}(tlnnta mit,

(^tn^en

es

(\an]

fiefoubere

u)id)ti(-(ftcn

Aclb^üt^en

bivo

nad)

(ovdeerßcfröut

|)aufe ,5urürf.

^ijxikaxxxaxx^a. uno nun micbcr \nv (^*umlierlanb;XHvnu\'

mir

"irH'nbcn

nod) an cinic\cn

'^H'ii'picU'u {\l(in:;cnbcv

Tie 3d)lad)t (langen '^Irmee

linten

unb

f)atte

fid),

um

obgefcfinitten

tonnen,

:;u

nerein^eltc

maren.

\u

über ber

ein

entf;e()en,

:;u

uon

auf ben

^^n ?iOi(\c beffen

iveinb,

famen am

maren,

bereu

O'k-fedU,

(^H'ueraho 'iMtirb,

"regulars"

uon

beftanb.

^nei

ciehLirten

benen

eine

T'iefe

ber

planhiieften (Mebiet

ifjren

3>er(iinbnnßö;

ber

unter

'^^rißabe

eine

o()ne

A-lantcn

l^rigaben

^\oi)n .0.

3dilad)tlinie

nöüin

^Hui'iriffen

in

Sl'u\c\

mürbe uon ben

entblöft

beo

nabe, fafite

baf; ;

ber

bie

H. 5th U.

"l.'anif

Wott

mciter

S. Artillery eroberten.

um

fid)

griffe

unb

(]röi>erc

Aein;

ber

rii'ifion

ano

focienannten

;lfebellen

Aludit (^efdilac^en, mobei biefclben bie and fedie .Kanonen beftebenbe

hani's Battery

im

^erftreute

erften lac^e ber ^d)lad)t

beu erften Iruppen, meldie ben beftiqften

auo('(efet^t

mir ung

C^ilmärfdien (ffiattanooc^a :;u5umenben

in

in's

eine

meiteci, unn)ivtl)i"ame'o

@efa()r

merben,

Truppenförper

.^n

mar mobl

('^"hirfamaui'ia

plöl^lidi in ber ^ii^ilbnif^

[tief;

(H'vftellen

beci

bei

llnfere

,Urte("(e.

nui

erbauen uuillen.

bcutidier iapfcrfeit

Tie

in

t^eci

bie

Burn-

(^-k'fabr ia(\

^^ruppenmaffen

er;

ber >od)ladjten fücjte eä jebod), baf; baö ^u 'inm '^erueer'ö

— 2?rigabe

tu

3?r(innan'ö

unb

trieb

iljm

ßef)övenbe

^^iuifion

Jlampfplai^e erfc^ien, unb

über baß

"Our

abualjm, ba^ raoüen

raieber

uon unferen eigenen (Fommanbeuren ttuf:!ert fiel)

er^äl)len

(Sreignii^' loie folgt

:

unö

©eneval

laffen.

bem Ijer jeljt

Sairb



Assisted by

force.

my

fidence to these

men and

after they

I

induce them to

had passed

Complete destruction seemed

Major Fitch,

staff-officers

Captain Gary and Captain Williams,

was only

raiv

firf)

troops behaved with gallantry and yielded only to

overwhelming

it

0\)\o ^Regiment auf

9.

ben Spief^ roanbte, ben geinb uov

tuie e§

unfere 23atterie



26

strove to restore con-

make another

far to the rear that

I

Four pieces

inevitable.

stand, but

could do of

so.

Colonel

Scribner's battery were captured after firing sixty-four rounds,

and the eneniy sweeping brigade before

it

had got

a torrent, feil

like

into position, took

its

upon the regulär battery and after

a struggle in which whole battalions were wiped outof existence,

drove

it

back upon the

line of

We

General Brannan.

are in-

debted to the Ninth Ohio Regiment of Brannan's division, for recapturing this battery."

(R. R. Vol. 30, Part,

2öie baö 9. Oljio auf ben

manbeur 5]an Xerueer

"As

the

chafing like a

in

J-einb

losging

erjäfjlt

feinem ©(^(ad)tbertd)t

i,

p.

276.)

ber 23vigabe;'5:om;

roie folgt

enemy slackened his fire, Colonel KammerHng, wounded tiger that he had been behind at the

opening, ordered his

men

to charge."

ber ^fadjt einen i1lunition'3,;,ug

ju

beTOadjen

(.^Tämmerling

unb be^ljalb

(;atte nnitjrenb

fjinter ber Öinie

Away they went, closely followed by the Eighty Seventh Indiana and the Seventeenth Ohio, the enemy falling back precipitately. The Ninth in this charge recaptured the bleiben muffen.)

guns

of Gunther's Battery

Artillery,

and held them. "

(fott t)ei^en

lieber bie ferneren ^Ijaten beö 9. DI}io

er^ä()U ^inni X^eroeer weiter

"He

(the

Burnham's Battery) Fifth

(Ib. p. 428.)

9kgimeut§ an bemfelben tage

:

enemy) advanced

rapidly,

slowly until his flank was brought opposite a

murderous and enfilading

fire

was poured

my left giving way my right wing, when into his ranks

by the





27

infantry and by Rodney's section

Having observed

lines.

ency of his attack,

shotted with canister.

moved up

withstanding this he steadily

Not-

second and third

his

his great force as well as the persist-

had sent messenger

after messenger to bring up the Ninth Ohio, which had not yet returned from its charge

made from my

I

my

for

impetuous advance

of the

in

sullen withdrawal.

be§

(^nn^en

Iiericf)tet

3:ageg

enemy, the Ninth came gallantly up

unb

final

which resulted

struggle,

im

)}euer

0>)e[n((enen

univen

*'

[ofi^^ugef)en,

leeren

hatkn,

unb bann

if)nen

the hin into the midst of the enemy,

©ie

to their position

35>affentf}at

biefeö

am

9iad)nnttag bie

biö

fie

mit

gefälltem

on the

9iegimente'3,

bie

them

like chaff,

hill."

and)

in

bem

Tnrd)in auf Seite 72 feines 33uc^eä über

©eneral ^ofju

33.

"extraordinary dash

rounbernng in ber gan5en nid)t üblid), [id]

unh

ntd)t

langen

23erid)t

nennt,

^^n ben iHn-id)ten

lange biefel6eu

in

i^ijidac

Staunen unb

ber .OeerfiUn-er

3?e;

if't

@emeinfd)aft mit anberen

berjcnigen Offi:;iere, bencn

3."i>ir

finben baliev iu

bem 11

beö

5?cfel)lcil)al)erS

uom

l^eiftungen ber ein^^elnen 'r'iüifionen

eine

C^ö

eS

iior=

bieö

if't

Irnppenförper

?lrmee=(?orpg,

unb 93rigaben,

5(rt ber i^etljeiligung ober bie

bie

grof^K Trurffeiten

14.

Tlioma§, über ben (51)irfamauga ^-elbjug luolU

naljme auf bie

erregte

etma ju fpeeiellem T'ienft ab6efoI)len merben.

üielmefjr bie 5(ufgaBe

unterfteüt finb.

e^renbe (Jnuäfjnung finbet

mit 51ue;einanberfet?ung ber Veiftungen tleinerer Truppen;

förper ju befaffen, fo gelten

'?(rmee.

"

beS

i^evid)t

unb

einen

down

gallant charge

a

scattering

33rannau (^. 401)

bie

ilu'e

'iMiponet

©tüifionS'.Cfommanbeurö

mauga

@e;

um

fdiiief^lid),

fäl)rt er fort

Here again the Ninth Ohio made

and then returning

Truppen madrenb

baf^ feine

ha\i,

^satronentafdien bev ^i^enr)unbeten,

fie bie

^u

unb

©tellnng 6el)nupten \n fönnen, genötf)igt nmven, auf ben Jyeinb

in his

)

[erner aucifülivltd),

9Jiunttion ausging, tuefi^alb

fangenen

it

longer to withstand the

In this last attack his loss must have been

(Ib. p. 42g.

inin ^erueev

however, and when

last

men

brave

time to take part in the

very severe."

At

original right.

seemed impossible

bireft

umfaffenben O^eorge

.1^.

genaue Tarlegung ber jebodi

feincrlet

iu-^^ug;

Jüljrung ber einzelnen JHegi;

— menter

in ber ®d)(ad)tltnte.

iKvjige

unb ebe[mütt)ige

^n



28

0§io mod)t

23e5ug auf bas 9. jebod)

Jetbljerr

ber f)od^;

glänjenbe ^(nsnafjme, inbem

eine

^hiölaffungen über bie 33etf)eiügung uon JRei)no(b§\33aivb'§,

er [id; in [einen

^^almer'g unb 23rannan'ö '4)iin[ionen an ben i^ämpfen beg 9J^orgen§

5lnberem

folgt äußert

roie

"As

:

unter

soon as formed they advanced

upon the enemy, attacking him

and driving him

in flank

in great

disorder for a mile and a half, while Brannan's troops met him in front as

head

he was pursuing Baird's retiring brigades, driving the

column back and retaking the

of his

been temporarily

covering Battery H. 5th U. S. Artillery,

bayonet."

^ie

beforgt biefer eble I1?ann mar, ha^

erfidjtüc^

at the

Unterm

:

bem

nirgenb uorentI)ttlten tuerbe,

1864

11. ^fnnitnv

CM)to D^egiment ber

9.

befonberS auö 50^9^"'

ift

er

bei'd)H)erte

ß^icfamauga unootlftänbig unb ungenau lüiebergegeben

um

feftjuftetlen,

ob bie§ etnm

burcf)

törbebörben in 3Öa[^ington ge[d)eben

unb am [olgenben

,r->allerf

'3)ana,

gerabe

re-

point of the

bei

fid)

.IpaUerf,

Rettungen [einen nad) 2Sa[t)ington ge[anbten ^diladitberidit über

ba[^ bie

bü§,

which had

(Ib. p. 250.)

n)of)(iierbiente ii^orbeer

bem

artillery

by Baird's brigades, the Ninth Ohio

lost

9.

and)

biejenige Stelle in

ment betraf unb

bie in

einem

bem

f)ätten.

(?r tl^at

auf Seite ber Wilic

Jage barauf

[ei.

i'iJiir:;

unb ha^ ©direiben beä Sedieren

um

ein 33erfef)en

[(^rteb iljm befiljalb

nod) ber ^ülf§;.^rieggminifter beutlid)

läf^t

erfennen, ba[; eö

fid^

Sd)lad)tberid)t banbelte, bie jeneö ^iegi;

"New

in ber

^luöjug ausgela[[en uun-ben mar.

(R.

York Tribüne"

R.

Vol.

P't

30,

er[d)ienenen i,

pp.

257

and 258.) Ikbrigenci

mar bem

5(m 20.

galten.

ber (fumberlanb;'?(rmee

nad)

®aft)ingtou,

ilfegiment nod)

ÜJouember

in

erboben mar,

meldjem

er

eine grö[!ere 9(uQ^eid)nung uorbe;

nad)bem Xl)oma§ :ium

1863,

rid)tete

18

f)t.ibere

einigen Ijunbert ;)^egiment'S;(iomma]ibeuren

empfabl.

Unter letUeven befiubet

(^fmpfel)lung

ling,

er

ein

Offi!,iere,

ber

33efel)l6ljaber

amtlid)e^ Sd)reiben

'^Irmee,

unter ibueu 7 axi^ ^ur

l^eförberuug

Obevft (^hiftao Äämmerling, be[[en

fic^

mie folgt begrünbet

er

:

" Colonel Gustave Kammer-

Ninth Ohio Infantry, as lieutenant-colonel, commanding

the Ninth Ohio at the battle of Mill-Springs, at the head of his

— regiment "charged the enemy's

with bayonets fixed, turned

left

and drove them from the

their flank,

and again

the

at

Charge upon an advancing column of the enemy "retaking

Battery H. Fifth U.

S.

Colonel Kammerling

commands one

Service, the efificiency of

Commander."

as a

Artillery, at the point of the bayonet."

which

is

DDV allen ^\a,

ljcvüov(]el)oben.

lenfer

^d)lad)t

fein

^Itec^tnientevn uiiv

\Hvniee

jener

to his

Ijat

büvfen es anläfUid)

pp. 201

3,

and 202.

befonbevö

i"old)ec>

luirb

eviuäl)nt

in

)

biefcni

nnb

feine

ber

lnnnberlaub;'>(vniee anefdjlie^lid)

ftolj

befennen, bev gvöf^te ^2'd)lad)ten;

feiner

rKec^inienter

feiner

ein^iiße'j

energy and capacity

alö in beut ev[tevu)äl)uten 'l^cvid)t

iSd)reiben baö 9. Ol)io :)iec3inient alö lüd)tißfeit

of the best regiments in the

due

(R. R. Vol. 31, P.

nacl)t)vüi.fltcl)ev

'')lod)

9.

field",

Chickamauga, September the igth he led the Ninth Ohio

battle of in a



29

bliitißftcn fo

fel)r

nnb

dcbeutenbften

ancn^e:;eid)net

baö

alö

Ol)io.

3"

Jierueer'Q

^inin

i^rii\abe

fänipfte

bei C^liicfamanc^a

neben beni 9.

Df)io, baö 35. OI)io 'Jtegiment nnter feinem luaderen Cuiunnanbenr S^.

^oijnton.

'Jceiblo'j

'i}.

erfennt aud) biefer uortrefflidje 'Dlann, ber ein '.Hngen;

jeuge ber itjaten bcö 9. 0()to iKeginientö luar, bie auf5erorbentlid)en i>er; bienfte beöfelben an, inbent er fid;

barüber

in ber

"Cincinnati Tribüne"

mie folgt änfu'vt

" The

ing for Orders, front,

at

Chickamauga, Coming up from guarding

moment

wlien the fight was furious, without wait-

first

the trains at a

it

day

(the Ninth Ohio) swept far beyond the

and charging two

regulär battery,

"The

it

drove

second day

füll

off

the

it

Derveer's brigade, to which füll

into the face of

brigades which had

enemy and retook

charged it

in

the

Union

captured a

the guns.

morning with Van

belonged, across the Kelly

Breckinridge's

advancing Division,

field

and,

outstripping tbe rest of the line, fboiigh all were advancing on a run, it

pushed on

to the

guns which had been supporting the Con-

federate advance, disabling the whole battery."

" In the afternoon

it

charged into position on Snodgrass



30



Hill (Horseshoe Ridge), and three times in succession

the slopes in front of Ue6er

it

with

Biegiments äußert

bie [päteren $;I)aten beei

it

cleared

bayonets.

its

©eneral 33ot)nton,

fidj

lüie folgt

the

" At Missionary Ridge

it

enemy's

and carried

line

fortified

assaulted at the steepest spur on

without

it

Throughout the Atlanta Campaign, wherever tained all its

its

high prestige.

whole Service was

Qq

nllgemein

ift

Eingriffen

33efel)le feineö

evtannte

gab ben

main-

it

and

at the front,

jugeftanben,

eigenen Obeiften

ütieratl fofort

er

jnm

i^cfetjl

baö

ba|j

W\t

l;atte.

unb wie

^Jluf

beut (id)lad)tfelbe

folgeube

Artillery",

auf ber anberen

Sept. ig, 1863,

S. Artillery.

;3n|'-'tnift

bte®enfmäler

ber einen Seite be^ifelbeu

for the gth

"

is

not so

Ohio."

Elle id)

much

Tas

^fcgiuteutc) befiubet fid) jebod; auf ber

im 3Jtouat 9iouember

a

monument

eigeutlidje

be'ä

Uuionftreitcru

jroeiten

bie

Jageö

betten auf ber 3[ßa!)lftott

jur ;}ted)ten

in

blieben.

üon mo au^

erljeben

fid)

düngen

@enteinfd)ttft

etroa

biefeä

anberen

jmei

ber

8000

mo bo§

'^-öljren,

Oljio

Otegiment

^Kebellen abiüeljrte tobte

unb

unb üenuunbete ftef)t

bie ^Sdjladjt lenfte.

ftattlid)e

9.

in ber 9tä()e

am

mit etiua 7000 anberen

Etuf jenem i^ügel

^^oma§

beö

"Horseshoe Ridge"

ueryueifeltfteu Eingriffe

nad) breiftüubigem blutigen

alte Slorffjauö,

of

for that battery

Xeufmal

bce .f^auptquartierö unfereei unoergef;lid)eu l:l)omaö

9tad)mittag

S.

ground morning

this

^^enfnuit [taub, mad)te biefer braue alte if^aubegen bie

" This

:

ber

was captured by Liddell's Division and recaptured

^ameraben uor bem

it is

fid)

mit meinem alten 1^iüifionö;@eneral 33airb unb einigen

33emerfuug

mit t^m

unb unter i^nen aud) bn§;

':)(uf

"Fought on

:

bie

üor fein Diegiment,

" Burnham's Battery H. 5th U.

:

by Kammerling's gth Ohio Vols. ^at)regi

alei

alle ii>inbe.

uon C^()idamaugn ergeben

Battery H. 5th U.

fid)

aüen fetneu

ein fegenbeö 3[i>etter faufte e§

Jelb unb jcrftieb ben ^seiub in

befinbet

bei

imüergleid)Iid;em i3d;arfblicf

bie l'age, trat ()elbenmütf)ig

'-Eingriff

baei

jeuige ber

^Regiment

feinem einzigen gnlle irgenb lueldje anbeven

in

üerfdjiebeneu 'I^ruppenförper, bie bort fämpfteu

as

pause.

a

fought,

honors savor of the smoke of victorious battle."

füfinen

über

Its

it

roo 'Ste-

nod) l;eute ba§ 55or ber X\)üve.

jur Viufen eine mäd)tige

— @tc^e.

gebliebenen in

be§ 9Jational;'l>artö uon C^ljicfamauga

,3"i" b'^i^i' "^er Cftnuieilnutg

im i3eptem6er

biefeg

tjatteu

3'^'ji^f'^

beö

'-Veteranen



31

and)

iid)

Ol)io,

9.

bie

ß^attanooga :iu[aminenge[unben, unb am

nn§

Unb

Ijatte.

gemeibten otätte,

ber

nact)

bantit

bie

3öt)ne [enfen möge, Hetzen

uon

älte[ten

iljncn

Vor beer Iran;,

einen

v2d)lei[en, auf benen

il)re

\Huobrud' ian'^, unb

be[e[tigten

neten

alo

a\\2 tillleben

benn

be[onbcro

ibaten

[eine

[tol^^eu,

burd)

alö

rü[tiger

brauen

ber

unglüi,flid)en

i\>illid)

unb

;3n ber 3d)lad)t

'Hk-Cfoof

am

bei

l^iorgen

beö

[orgen;

ein

tonnen,

^Vlinoio :1iegiment, bie böd][te

geebrt

l)atte

un[er gro[u'o

^t^t^

9.

Cbio

(

unb

ameritaui|d)en

3tamm.

eci

nod)

[id),

bei

ba^ mir ber ibaten

fur^ (vruiäbnuug tbun.

i'Iurfreesborough

redeten

ge;

:1iegimeut inill

32. gmtiiaxxa

:)tegimenteo

un[creö

bao

\u

amerilani[d)eo

ermorbeuen

bitö

Stone's River

Üticberlage

brürfen

24.

i'A'anneouiabl

[eiueo

75. Vebeniöjabr

(siti)

uom

•öeuor mir (s'bidamauga i)erla[[en geziemt beö

lell

,*>anb

43ürgertitel, [oubern aud) uu[ereu ebleu beut[d)en

(Bcxxcval pttUidi

[ein

(*«h-ei'o

.Uämmerling,

bie

bod)

[reie

('»Ijartanooga

in

Cber[t

[übrt,

allein

nid)t

violbaten[cier

[einem ,*>eimatbcun-te

jel^t in

ben ,Svamp[geno[[en

3?e[riebigung,

un[eren

iüng[ten

namentlid) aber bem

l^canne, ber

unb

beidiaulidieo

luäljrte itno,

burd)

ber

bei

tonnen,

\n

iiortre[[lid)en

^urüdgelegt freiem,

ibni

er[üUle,

ben 3d)lad)t[elbern

au[

[id)

bin*

[ie

Ijatte.

^'ie[e roieber

ben

r'urd)

Überlebenben .Uameraben

[id) bie

übrig

Aniniilien,

uor bem un[terblid)en J>lben unirbigen

Cvl)rfnrd)t

ber ^Sc^roelle jeneö Jpau[eö.

[ie

uoran[d)reiten,

bie[e

[ie

it)ren

tage pilgerten

erfteii

bie frouniie '^HH-ebrung, bie [ie

fid)

nod)

lucniijen ntit

bcif^gelicbter A-übrer inne geljabt

il)r

ebeniou)oljl alö and) ber patriDti|d)e 0eift, ber it;rer

bie

nteiften

Alügelo

unter

31. Tecember 1802 'iiMUid)'o

'^^[erb

)

")[.

mar

bei

"llJcl).

unter ibm

— uuivbeit

erfd)o[fen

uerimmbct

lunv

er

iiiib

(R. R. Vol. 20, P't

fallen.

geraec^felt,

^tte

(Joinmanbo er

fetjligte

er

über

feine

nnter

beni

Äentncfi)er uon

eblem

ba§ 32. ^nbiana

i,

(Lfinige 'JJionate fpäter

nuö;

uitb

ba§

jur

'.?(rmee

übernommen.

t^rigabe

geftellt

t^jicfamanga

i^ei

rituifionsiÖeneral 3iid)arb

ilJadjbem

er

mäbrenb

^d)lad)ttageö

erften

beci

t)erf(^iebene 'Eingriffe be^i j^-einbefi erfolgreid) abgciuebrt Ijaüc, fd;lng

bem 32. ^nbiana 9tegiment

9tebeüen;(?^auaUerie

mittag rücfte

i^nr

ftief;.

gegen bie neryueifeltften

über

allein

ju feiner Sinfen ben g-einb jurücfgemorfen

unb 6

.5

9}iittag erlittenen 9tieberlage nnfere$

Xl)oma6

©eneral

9tei;nDlbs,

^tücfjug

ben

für

bed'te

(Sd)lad)tfelbe

äBillid)

mar.

mit

ber

I)atte

im llebrigen beljanptete

;

iHrmee,

33efel)t

33rigabe,

ber

Sd)lad)t

3

Tiinfionen

bie

jum

glänjenber,

fo

bie

uielrf)e

liefen

bem

er

^einbe

ber

ttnfül;ren

I

was

mir nun

nal)e;

lieber

nod) einige vcätje auö

unmittelbaren iun-gefet^teu,

beö

my

the attack on

bem

(Mcueralö ^oljufon

immediate front was progressing

received an order from Major General

to follow the latter.

Thomas,

to say

to

him

based upon the belief that

was

Ijeroorging.

Scl)ladjt

withdrawal of the entire army; Reynolds I

erfdjeint

:

"While well,

feineö

;,meitägigen

mollen

feine auf;erorbentlid)en Iljaten

i3d)lad)tberid)t

fünf

SSunbesarmee im groj^en ©anjeu mit einem

bie

5000 @efangenen aue

bem

auf

letzte

üon etma GO .Hanonen, mebrcrcn taufenb Äleingemeljren unb

33ertuft

ju

roeit

'-'f)iM" '-'"/

Stüdfjug erging,

Ijatte

am

nnb (Zentrums üon

^lügelö

Itanonen unb meljrere l^unbert ©efangene abgenommen, unb bieä

um

^tad);

Xurdjin

Ul)r 9?ad)mittagfi, in ^olge ber

feiner

Üinil^renb

am

er fanb, baf^ ber tapfere

redeten

ber

3feft

^almer unb ^airb,

biefelbe

er

;

il;n

auf

er

bi^a

bel)anptete

3tebeIIen-@eneralö VibbeU

nor als

er jebodj gleid) inieber

meit,

3Jfeile

Vinie jnrücfgefe()rt

X>(ngriffe beö

er feine (Stellung, bis jn)ifd;en

eine

am

er

nnb nerfolgte

näd;ften iTiorgen ben (Seinb iior feiner Vinie in bie Alud)t

mit

be;

einem

;3otjnfon,

2.Ö.

eine Srigabe, ^n ber fein früljeree 9^egiment,

i-^lut,

gel)i3rte.

J^änbe ge;

in bie

ilfedellen

beii

296.)

p.

luieber

fofovt

(id)



32

fearfully attacked,

I

at

that all

though

first,

once sent a I

staff officer to

supposed

was quiet on I

feit

Thomas

for the

then Palmer, and

his

my

General

order was given front,

whereas

I

confident of being able to

— my

hold

menced

the

command

my

to save

withdrew

was enabled and by

staff officer

might be disastrous.

Reynolds and Palmer coni-

movement, followed by the heavy force

thus exposing

hilation



position, yet a retreat at that time

Before the return of the

ever,

33

right.

I

them from complete

engage the enemy

enemy,

word

to

my

They, how-

destruction.

By having

good order.

in

to

of the

barely had time to send

Willich

reserve he

in

four different directions

in

prompt movements he saved the troops from anni-

his

and capture.

At the time the order was received to withdraw he was

engaged with the enemy immediately

him

in

my

rear.

the order to withdraw, believing that he

He

with General Granger(?)

and with

his brigade

To each

of

I

did not send

was then engaged

withdrew, however, in fine

style,

covered the retreat of the army.

my

brigade Commanders

am under many

I

obligations for their good and gallant conduct and their valuable

Brigadier-General A. Willich,

suggestions.

commanding

First

Brigade, was always in the right place, and by his individual

daring rendered the country great Service. Veteran deserves proniotion, and (R. R. Vol. 30, P.

Kjomao

in

[etnein

p. 535,

1.

oben

I

536.)

ermäljuten

This gallant old

hope he may receive X'teiev Cfmpfeljlung id)liet^t

©djreiben

in

folgenben

'li^orten

it." ficf)

an

:

"Brigadier-General Aug. Willich(is recommended for proniotion)

and

for gallantry

Chickamauga, where

efficiency in the battle of

he most nobly sustained his reputation as a soldier. iu'i

Missionary Ridge

i^-itjabe be[tel)eub

32.

^'subiana,

befe()(igte

il'iUid)

tu ii>oob'ö

mio neun ^Keguneutevn, 5U benen aud)

uon bem

er

fid)

nidjt

trennen

lief;,

bev Örftih-ntung ber ^tibige luurbe il)m bie [d^iuierige

— mobl —

geftellt 'ifjtil

bie fd)n)ierig[te längft

in (^H'nteinid)aft

Xl)al gelegenen

bev A-etnb nnfeve l"d)üifen bntte.

[teilen,

S^;\a'^cn

ben

O'ifev

bvaug

eigenem, baö

iage vov

'}lni

unb eljrenuoÜe

Cvdjavb Slmb, ein^^uneljmen,

in C^ljattanooga jmei

feuvigem

gehörte.

"iJlufgabe

ganzen Vinie im C^battanooga;

fegelfövmigcn .*)ügel,

Truppen



mit

bev

Xiuifion eine

fein

llconnte

einen mitten im

uon bem

and

lang evnftlid) be;

iiMllid) vor, tvieb ben

Aeiub

am

— [einen

unb

^Befcftißungcn

bie

erveid)te

opit^e beS

©rant unb 3:^oma§

SJiortjen

näd)ften



34

X'er X'iui[iünö;(Jommanbeur2Boob, ber in feinem 33erid)t

P't 2, p. 255) bie O'roberung

arms)

brilliant feat of

hm

was

ascended

umr

unb ben Aeinb uor

iHü;

summit and

^i^abei

it

er

bie

mad)te

er

(^^rftürmung

bei

5)3erg[pil^en

erreidjten

(Me[angene unb

uiele

^3tanbarten, .Uanonen unb ^^n-ol3fa[ten,

aw^::

Äleingcuieljren etc., bauen.

"Gruppen

feinen

er[ten, meldje

Vertrieben,

[id)

trug reidje Jropljiien be[tet)enb

9Bei[e jeidjuete

mit

ii^iÜid)

Missionar}' Ridge unter ben

1200

its

$L>i[Iid)'ö

unb "by a hold

ours. %\\\ jmeiten 'Xage

ber

(R. R. Vol. 31,

Jpüget I)inauf [türmte

steep acclivity, crowned

its

bcm am

glänjenbe 2l?affent(jat (a

eine

nennt, erjäljtt beö l'nncjeren, .mie

gäbe unter iljrem fü()nen g'ü^rer btirst

Jpücjelö

be^o

auf

C'*üt3elfv

Hauptquartiere auffdjlugen.

iljre

(®ieIje3;isDDb'5 33erid;t, Ib.)

;3n glei(^er

and; überatt in ben [piiteren gelbjügen im 2Be[ten

[idj

au§. (S§

^nbiana fertigt

ift

noc^ ju Bemerfen, bn^ [oroo^l baä 9. beut[d)er

in

mürben.

®ie

je;

burd) bie bentfdje ^prad)e.

(s'ö

ift

[id)

ber beut[d)en

ein patrioti[d)er

beiben

ift,

i[t

beut[djen

33en)ei§

[ein fann,

obgleid; mir nidjt ucrteunen

baf; [id) Ijieraug

Ijätte,

unb

bie

uorjüg;

!:Kegimenter mäljrenb einer mel)r al§

ba[ür, ba^'

öprad)e bebient,

Bürger

gemorben,

>2olbüten

i()re

Truppen ober mit bem (General;

Unbequemlid;feit ergeben

bie geringste

breijäljrigen X)ien[t5eit

ber

Offiziere an

I)i3f)erer

nie betannt

in beut '-Berfeljr mit ben engli[d; rebenbcn

bie[er

ha^ 32.

au(^

be;

unb anberer

(^^ommanbo

al§

Offiziere nerftanben freitid) (Snglifd), uermittelten

bod) bie^Befeljle ber 33rigabe;

Iid)e tf)attung

Oljio

©pradje unb jiDar nadj preu9i[d;em (Jommanbo

nid)t

[onbern

moÜen,

ber

naturali[irte

'4^eut[c^e,

aüein ein tapferer ^olbat unb baf;

er

Co

audi in SBirflic^fett

baf; ein innigerer inn-fel)r

jmifdjen

2lmeri!anern unb Xeutfdjen unb eine genauere :iH'fannt[d)a[t mit einanber, mie bie beften ^n^ei^effen be§ Sanbeö

fie erl;eifd)en,

bie 5>3enut^nng

berfelben (Spradje alö münfd;encimert(j erfdjeinen laffen.

einer

unb

— ^vi0a^«

^sxxcvai

-

bao



i3cxnti)rtx*h

uom

2.

bev (Mint(ierlaub;xHnucc, alö I)clbenutütlitc(cr

uub

bei

i'etueo ^}tec3imeuteö

3fibgc

llcifi'ionari)

unter '^beriban.

;;5m

^olbat

bcuuitn't.

luaven [nunutUdi Teutfcfte. er

befcl)lii]te

Teccmber 18G3

mir

ba

al'o

i^eberfuug

murbc

er

bie

uou

"On

irupp

C'^t

uub

bte

(>(jtcfamauga

.^n

er

ben

einen mertl);

^i^efel)!,

überfiibreu,

:;u

bev Avont brauditen, fo nnirbe

'X^tann in

uou

über;

[päter in

mit :'(uo:;eid)uuuß eine i^rigabe

evbielt

(^""ouimleo^euten

einer '^Ibtbeiluug ÜiebeUen-.^'auallerie

(Vluc^t

unterm 15.

gefunbeu

ein

'iiMiecler

(''"U'ueral

in

jeben

fiel]

^iqcl, uub

ooUeu '^n-ouiaut;Tratu uou ('^bnttanooga nad) AfnoruiUe itnb

xxnt^

^Ilctffoiiri :')fc(T;imcnt fjatte

unter (Mirtic uub

Aclb^üi]cn tu OJciffourt

^olbateu

4l(tilyolt>t

^liffoxxvi %lc^xxxxcxxi.

2.

C'dcvft iHn-nfiavb Vaibolbt nll in bell

35

übergeben, unter

if)ni

llntermegö ueruiegenen

beiu

angcgrifieu, bod) untrbe berfelbe nad) einem [)c\];m Ireffen

gefdjlngen.

3'^»iii^i"

C^enenU Jbomaö

1*^64 mie

the 28th

[olcgt

:

über

berid)tet

ben

(R. R. Vol. 32, P't

2,

p.

'-iHn-fall

126.)

Dec. 1863) Colonel Bernhard Laiboldt,Second

(

Missouri Infantry, in charge of a train and escort, principally of

convalescents belonging to the Foiirth Corps, proceeding from

Chattanooga

to Knoxville,

was attacked by

a force of

numbering between 1200 and 1500,

cavalry,

the Hiwassff River at Cliarleston

(

as he

Wheeler's

was crossing

He

East-Tennessee).

irame-

diately forniL'd his guard in line of battle on the soutli side of

the river, succeeded in crossing

all his train in safcty,

charged the astonishcd rebels and drove them

"I

rfcommend Colonel Laiboldt

earnestl}^

for his L'xecutive abilit}-

of the

über

for

Arni}' Corps."

C^'mpfeblnng bnttc fd)ou (^ieueral ^^beribnu

('^hidamauga gemad)t unti

promotion

as a brigade-coniniander

cfficiunc}'

Second Division, Twentieth

C^'ine gleidie

rid)t

and

and then

in confusion...

bannif

geftül?t

baf^

in :

feinem 33e;

"Colonel

Laiboldt, commaiiding Second Brigade behaved with conspic-

nous gallantry." XMufiUigo ^Htlduta

ano.

"X^nii

,u'

(

R. R. \'ol. 30, P't

IsiU uu-iter

^og er

('»H'ueral in

ber

i,

p.

2berman

milben

581.")

mit feiner ^Mrmee gegen

"In'vggegeub

beo

uin-blidien

— ©eonjirt iiDvbvang,

je

biefe§ 1)teit[teci fd)uf

unb

fdjiüievißev

mit bcni

3iorbcu

(jeftaltete

bie xMiifgabe

,^ur

(^rfütlung

" District of Etowah

untcvm 15. ^uni ben

er

fiel)

[djüt^en.

,:;u

ben topferen unb um[id;tißcn @enevnl 3'^wesi 53. ^teebnuin

[etjte

(5oiinuanbcuv

non

ftaljn

unb

und)ti(^cv

iBertnubiingeliiiien

unfere



36

ü6cv benfclben

(5[)attanooga nnd)

an bev

(5ine :uid)tiße ^^tation

ein.

mar Xalton, benn

5ltlanta

(jätten

"

jum

(i'ifen; fi(^

bie

9ie6e(Ien tl)rer bentädjtigen fönnen, fo roäre bie i'inie eruftlid) unterbrochen

werben unb fdjiuer

jum

bie '?lrniee {)ätte

wegen 93?angeRi an

^tcebnmn

bebrängt merben fönnen.

33efe!jlöt)aber eingefel^t

be§

14.

nad)

8tabt oon 5000

blutigen

fteinen

folgenben

;3n^jrtlf^

:

" Headquarters Cavalry Corps,

Army

of

Tennessee,

Around Dalton, August

Commanding

Oflficer

2B^eeler,

unter einer

33orpoftengefed)t

iL'aibolbt ein «Si^reiben

5Im

— 6000 SJknn

bem genannten &^eiter;@enera( ^ofep!^

einem

^arlamentärflagge bem marferen jufanbte

eigenen ^tegiment nod)

feinem

nebft

5luguft nuirbe bie

9tebellen C^aunderie unter

umjingelt, ber

i()m

unb SDhtnition

bort 23ern()arb l'aibolbt

Gruppen, im ©anjen etum 480 9JJann, übergeben.

einige betndjirte

3(ad)mittng

unb

'^n-owiant

Ijatte

To prevent to demand

honor

U.

S. forces,

14, 1864.

Dalton.

the unnecessary effusion of blood

I

have the

the immediate and unconditional surrender of

the forces under your

command

at this garrison.

Respectfully yours,

etc.

Jos.

Wheeler,

Major General, Commanding." antwortete Saibolbt wie folgt

,!pierauf

"Ofificer I

Commanding Confederate

forces in front of Dalton.

have been placed here to defend

this

post but not to

surrender.

B. Laiboldt,

Colonel Second Missouri Volunteers, "JUe

iöljceler

9cad)rid)t, er

wolle

biefe

il)m

'.^tutmort

60

nod)

^Sturmangriff fd;reiten, worauf

benn

er,

Vaibolbt, Ijabe

il;m,

erljielt

fdjirfte

^^efunbeu

(S'rfterer

5Öl;eeler,

il;m ja

Commanding er

bem brauen Vaibolbt

bewiUigen fagcn

fd;on

Post."

lief;,

einmal

unb bann jum er

in

fenne

ilju [a,

Oftitenneffee

— gvünblid) bae

gegerbt, uiib bnö tonne er

A-ell

Heine Wnrni[on fd)Dn in ber Xafd)e,

fo

wenn

mürbe

er,

^^Mirlirenö

?}elb

baranf

l'aibolbt,

baf:;

I,

p.

»om

nur

(Jnbe

bes

unb

mit fdjmerem

barauf traf inn-ftärfung für Vaibolbt

'iu'rluft

ein.

(

bae

R. R.

323-525-)

@eneral *£teebman fagt über Vaibolbt uub 33erid)t

"ii>boelcr it)n

T^aö mar baö

laffen.

iiM)ecler gegen 5 lU)r -lliorgenci

(^Meid)

Vol. 33, P.

bte

ber .Uampf, ber bie ganje 9?ad)t bauerte

fd)ie[^en

unb nun entbrannte

räumte.

Ijcibe

brauen (fontnuinbeur 33e[c^eib,

ifirent

aber nod) einmal mit einer ^^krlameutärflagge beläftige,

er üjn

ba()iu enbetc,

glaubte, er

[id)er

morauf Vaibolbt ermiberte, bann möge

er luolle il)n |"cl)cn,

;

:;u)eiten lltale e6en[oiiui()[

:inin

.inierauf [djicfte ber fred)e 9tebeU, bev

beforgen.

f)olen



37

biefe§ @efed)t

in

feinem

1864:

11. (September

" Colone! Laiboldt, Second Missouri Volunteers, commanding Dalton

is

entitled to especial credit for his stubborn

and

spir-

ited defense of the place previous to being re-inforced", (Vol. 38,

P.

I,

396) unb Il)oma5

p.

©^erman barüber

(Vol.

P.

(Vol. 38, P.

fomof)!

2,

292)

p.

fpred^en

162) als and)

p.

i,

anerfennenb

gleidj

[idj

a\K^.

'^luö

benmnbten Oh-ünben fann

anberer beutfd)er unred)t

3g,

tl)nn,

id)

Ijier

auf bie befonberen Vciftungen

^d; mürbe aber

iruppeufi3rper nid)t näl)er eingeljen.

mollte

id)

nid)t

an

otette

biefer

bem 5(nbenfen meinet

Oberften, ber feinen Veuten eine ftramme "Hiann^^udjt einfd)ärfte unb ju

tüd)tigen

©olbatcn beranbilbete, unter

I1iannf)aftigfeit, mit

ber

er

auf beut ^-elbe ber

Veben opferte, einige 5Borte roibmen. unfere

Tiuifion,

bamalö

unter

bem

Cfs

'i^efebl

"M.

(Georgia unternabm.

'^lad)

uerfd^iebenen

ii>.

,\J)iU.

fein

1864

al§

:3o^)iifou,

non

22. ^ebrnar

uon

fie

ircue unb

bie

bem 33aterlanb

C^fjre

mar am

(sl)attauooga aus eine iJtecognoöjirung gegen Junnel ni.n-blid)en

auf

.f^inmeici

unb

^i^alton

im

i^diarmüt^eln

beifu'n

mäbrcnb beö ^meiten lageö unirbc unfer:}k'gimcnt gegen xHbeub im Buzzard

Roost Gap

alö "iHirpoften üorgefdjoben, uuibrenb

eine big jmei i^Uilen nörbtid^

pon bort Wi

bas

(>h"of;!

i5)a(ton oerblieb,

ber Xinifion

3Jiit

(Jinbrud)

— ber

TiunfeUjett

fid)

unfer Oberft bte au^ mcx (Joinpagnien befteljenben

[teilte

bem Ä'aiume

auf

äitjjieren 33}ac^eit

Ridge

l)od)

(Jngpa^

l)inein evftvecfte.

auffteigenben

unb

fall

bünn

eineg

6eii)ad)fenen tO^Ö^'^^ ouf, ber

ju unferer 9tecf)ten, gegenübev

als 5luölöufev beä

3Btnb wel)te



38

fal)len

33ergfegelS,

®ie Sanbfdjaft

\eiid)i, uitb

om

weite ju unferer 9?ecl)ten,

ba§ fdjroar^graue ©eiuölf^baö ben J^immel

'^Ibljange be?i

Sagerfeuer ber 9?et)ellen unb fpcnbeten

Truppen

feinblidjen

;3nner^alb ®d)u§;

Buzzard Roost, brannten

gelod)te ®peife, bie tuir

unferem bebroljten ^Hiften uerfagen mufiten.

waren im X^unfel

ber 9iad)t

fanunengefdjoben morben,

Jöie

i^orpcften uon

bie

balb

fidj

un§ auf

Ijerauöftellte

beiben Seiten fo bid)t ju;

auf i)erfd)iebenen ^lät^en nur burd)

baf^ fie fid),

einen 33auin, einen jselöblod ober

bie

ben jaljlreidjen bort l)crumliegenben

2Bärme unb

l'idjt,

ben

in

roar ülierauö roilb itnb raul}, ber

geftaltete bte 9Zac§t ju einer äufserft finfteren.

liebecfte,

Rocky faced

ber

Buzzard Roost,

©tuntpen getrennt, mitten

einen

bie

in

^^ennod; beljaupteten mir unfere ^^tellung bie ,5um 5lubrud)

klugen fa^en.

beö näd)ften 9}^orgenö unb jogen uuS and) bann nur menige ljunbert®d)ritt

um

jurüd,

bem

in

beim

^oljufon

aneijnliarren.

um

ber

um

33iei

dladji

ben

9?iitternad)t

(Stunbe begab

biefe

ben

nod)

(.'»'ugpaf!

(Finbrud)

unfer

fid;

ganjen

33efel)l

l)errfd)te

Oberft,

ber

gung

bemälirte,

um

ben redeten

eben

"^er

Sinie jurüd, beftieg bie

er

am

^^^lölVlid) fielen

gteid)

!el)rte

uon nnö im

SJJärj

uon

(J-troa

uon

bei

einer

unb tapfer

roie

er

53efid)t{i

feinblid)er (Seite

barauf uenounbet

l)inter bie

^uf^e be§ ^ügets ftelienbe 5lmbulanj unb erlag

14 "Jagen im Va5aretl) ju (st)attanooga feinen

inncrl)arb

mürbe

Dberft

©tille.

erft

^erum, ^ur

J\-lügel ber S^eferue

ber 'iHirpo[tenfette,nad) ber Jront.

mel;rere ®d)üffe.

©enerol ertl)eilte,

lautlofe

(?l)idamauga er'^altenen 'föunbe genefen mar, mad)fam [ic^ ftetö

biö

iWiidjug

lag,

jum

1864 mit

allen

^Ii>unben.

militärifd)en

0'()ren auf

"X^ort

bem

öffentlid)en i^egräbnif^plat^e beftattet, ber fpäter nebft anberen angvenjenben

Väubereien in einen grof^en nationalen

^^-riebljof

bem nunmeljr

in

gefaEenen unfer

bie (^kbeine

J>elben

rul)cn.

'4jiüifionö;(''kneral

i)fegiment

burd)

ben

lob

uon 13,000

3" auö

feinem '^Inlaf!

feiueö

umgeftaltet mürbe unb in

ben >Sd)lad^ten bei (^l^attanooga '-i3erid)t

beö

über

Ijerben

Oberften erlitten

bie (j'rpebition fagt

'i^erlufteö, l)atte

:

ben

unfer

" About 12

o'clock at night the rebel pickets advanced and there

was con-

— siderable firing,

Among

the

39



which some men were

in

Colonel of the Twenty fourth

he has since died."

Illinois.

(Vol. 32, P.

i,

am

eine O'vpebition nad)

unb

'2treif:;u(^eö

Cft lenneffee

einen

er

9,1^

()inein

mit uiig auf

33efeI)I

iintcrnoinmeii.

Üuid) feiner

:;n

unb

ii>eife

bcbriingten llnionoleute in jenem Vanbee^

fdiiuer

(>Hmeval

fd)ül3en feien.

be§

über bie militärifdie 3?e;

fet^nng einiger luidjtiger ftrategifd)er ^^ninfte, foiuie über bie xHrt

tbeile

be§

^Hilmer, uon (sf)attanoo9a

ausfüljrlidjen !ßerid;t über bae (i'rgebnifs

ertf)eilte luertfjüoüe JRat()fd)läge

mie bie von ben rWebeUen

gallant

453.)

oovl^er ^atte ber tapfere 20?nnn

©inen 9[Ronat

and wounded.

regret to report that

I

p.

(Jommanbeurö uom 14. 5(rmee;C^orpö ^oI)n

i)JücffeI)r erftattete

killed

was Colonel Geza Mihalotzy, the

latter

"i.Hilmer

beförbcrte ben

,r-)anptquarticr ber '.Jlrmee mit folgenber xHuffdjrift

" Headquarters P'"ourteenth

baö

an

i^eridjt

:

Army

Corps.

Chattanooga, Januar}^

" Respectfully forwarded, and attention called

24, 1864.

to the

highly

JLidicious suggestions of Colonel Mihalotzy. J.

ipalb nad)

bem Tobe unfereo Tberften

ber Ö^umberlanbc^^lrmce

mit jener

nnh

:1iamen

feinem

otabt

ift

bie

^^\u

ben meland)olifd)en

^tinunen ber vieligen,

burd) fd)niar^en ']3uU)erbampf Vid)tci

bie

,/^(n''5

xHuö

ftill

bie

Ohibeftätte

lannen,

ii}äbrenb ber

bie

beci

ben

blutgetväuften

umren

;,uflüftertcn:

'^um

biefee

unuergef^;

unoergleidjlid^

unb nnmberbar.

uon ben

aufgeftiegcn

unb Ariebeno, uno mabneub

Tac

Cber'lHimmanbo

üorijanben.

nod)

.Uameraben

fd)önen griebbof fdimürfen, raufd)te eö

ob

bae.

(^battanooga gelegene? Aort

2traf;en unb öffentlidKn i^lät^e

Vifte ber

9,1iiI)alotn)

mit meinen

id)

lid)en l^tannec..

ber

in

belegte

(vl)ren ein in

bem ^d)lad)tfelbe uon (sbicfamauga im September

'Aeierlid)feiten auf

^^abrc'o bei"ud)te

ibm ju

Üunne Aort

ber

M. Palmer,

Major General Commanding."

(Ib. p. 104.)

;){eicbe

(5'ö

mar

al§

i^radifelbern

beö

eioigen



^rmterlanb, an'o tbeure, fdiliefu eud) an,

baltet

feft

ber Aerne ertönten

mit eurem gan;,cn »>er^en." bie ^subclrufe taufenber glürflid^er ilienfdien,

— bie fid)

befämpft

beveiuft



40

6luttger ?iel)be,

Ijntten in

nbev 5)ant' ber (Siege

beö 9hn'benö alö geeinte 33vüber längft luieber bev ^Segnungen eine§ grofjien

gemeinfd)nfttid)en 33aterlanbeö 33er[ö()nung§fefte

Donner on^ ben

t(;eill)aftig

geiuorben, nunmeljr

jnfanunen gefommen luaren

()ier

jnm großen

nnb mie jaudjjenber

;

fernen ^djlnc^ten brö{)nte es über bie 33erge gen ülorben

mie gen ^Süben „2Bir rooUen [ein ein einig i^olf uon 23rübern,

„^n

2öäf)renb

(frfüttung

feiner dloü)

nng trennen unb ©efaljr

ganjen Äriege^ I)aben

befi

iljrer fieiligften

^flidjten mit

'5)ent[d^;5linerifaner

bie

Solbaten

fid) gleid)

glänjenb nndgejeidjnet.

an beren ©eite ^aben

[ie

(Sine

in

5)entfd)tanb geborener anterifanifdjer 33ürger fämpfte

anter

i!)nen

ein in

üiele

Offiziere

^^angef),

Ijötjevcn

non benen gtgen bn^

9)iaiore,

i^txht jroei,

6orpö,

ba§ 15. unter

erfterer

befehligten. 9tebettion,



ift

9?i(^nionb,

ben, benn in (Jljarlefton rüdten :^e^terer

1864 unferem

bie

jeber ein 5trmee;

l^atte,

le^terer ba§ 25. unter

war

e§,

tftauptftabt

rourben,

befetjt

ber *Sübftanten, bie

©d^immelpfennig unb

ber in ber

für bie (h'tjaltung

oon benen

'X^eutfd)en in ber

menn baö

Dtettung

fü(;tt,

©rant

bei

ber

unter Tieutfd)en fton; in

Diic^monb Sßei^el

füblid)en .^auptftabt

id)

ber

nur einige luenige

Union

ift

Ijter Ijabe

am

4. 3tprit

ooÜ oon glänjenben anführen fönnen, ba^

53e; bie

größten unb gefatjruottften (Jpod^e unferer @efd)id)te, in

üoUer 2Sürbigung ber iöorte bes beutfc^en ©djriftftellerö, ber,

©eneral;

alg

oerfi^iebene

unfterblidjen Sincoln ben erften ©ruf! barbradjte.

®er Ärieg roeifen,

nnferen ^ei(;en,

in

©eneral ^eter 3- Ofter^ng,

^oint erhalten

©^erman unb

Uebergabe gunäd)ft oon Truppen

5uerft ein.

5lrniee

bejeidjnenb, ba^ fotoo^l (Jtjarlefton, bie 33rutftätte ber

and)

al§

ftottlidje

unb ©eneral ©obfrei) Seilet, ber

Deutfd)lanb gebilbeter Offizier,

feine niilitärifd)e ^rjiefiung in S>eft

ber

in

eingeborenen anierifnni[d)en

i()ren

9Jlitbürgern in ebelftem 3Betteifer geftnnben, nnb a(§

!"

'-Batcrlanb in 9iottj nid)t

luertl^ ift,

ift,

in

einen

baf;

berjenige,

anberen ©ebanfen al§ beffen

einem freien Staate 3U leben,

fid^

alg

41

unb

tüd)tige

patvioti[cl)e i-^üvßev

i()vem Vitamine, bev

auggejeidjuct

Ih'cin

Ijat,

"inn-trag

beenbct.

ift

aintlid)cn

beii

XMitci

beuti'i^e

9kt3tment auä ßinctunnti, kfonnt alo

nadjgetuiefen,

:Jlnbeveni

^pringö

5unäd)[t an bev ^d)lad;t 6ei Wiii

bae

\wci

evinneve,

ved)t

mentern Xent|d)e bleuten, bes jefjuten ^ni^i^n'^ ber

iü()rt

bettjeiligten

Gruppen au§ t^nd),

jr.

,

illustrated.

New

einem

'-i3udj

foldjen



bie

York, Henry Holt erwarten,

^ugenb

luirb er erfüllt

im

baö .^ödjfte unb

3öie

nugen über

e'o

bietet,

&

in

ben

War

betreffg

I)ier

for the

ein

574

Titelblatt

[tDl:;e

uuiq

ber

33eifpiet

l"liill

Cyclopedia,

Co. 1889/'

Union by

benn e§

ein

ift

unb bee

menfdjlid^e

flar

jv.

ana()r()eit,

fanien

auö

nnb

'3ittlid)teit

reid)

nnf cren

uerniel)rt

nno

unb an

,:oiena

cntc^lüben, ^n

Aveitjeit,

bao

;,n

legen,

i^örer

reidicn

nur von

bie (Solgeiuelt mieber

i^iitteln einen 33eitrag

feine

beut

ber

maf)nt:

~iHninäd)tnif5

inn-nielt über;

abgeben nüiffen, and)

nnb an

biefcr

nnuergäng;

lid;en .Uette, bie bnrdj alle l^ienfd)engefd;led)ter [idi luinbet, nnfer fliebenbee

®afein ^n

befeftigen.