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Title: An illustrated history of the Missouri Engineer and the 25th Infantry Regiments; together with a roster of both regiments and the last known address of all that could be obtained ..
Year: 1889 (1880s)
Authors: Neal, W. A. (William A.), ed
Subjects: Missouri Infantry. 25th Regiment, 1861-1864 Missouri Engineers. 1st Regiment, 1864-1865 Missouri Engineers — Bissel’s Regiment of the West, 1861-1864 United States — History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories Missouri Engineers Bissell’s Regiment of the West United States — History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories Missouri Infantry 135th United States — History Civil War, 1861-1865 Regimental histories Missouri Engineers 1st
Publisher: Chicago, Donohue and Henneberry, printers
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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he had only madeeight miles, though he had walked at least twenty. He hid in anold tobacco shed, and at night resumed the journey. When nearlyexhausted from fatigue and want of food he met an old negro, who 154 THE FIRST MISSOURI ENGINEERS. told him that he was only one mile from Fayette, and only three orfour hundred j^ards from the line of the Federal pickets. Thoughtsof liberty, friends, home, caused him for a time to forget himselfand his guerrilla dress, as he was rushing forward, the commandhalt there! greeted him, and he stood within twenty paces of acavalry man in blue; the sentinel convinced, and listening to hisstor7 the Corporal was dispatched to Post Headquarters, CaptainEaton, Ninth Missouri Cavalry. The next day word was broughtthat Anderson and Shelijy was marching against Fayette.Another trusty scout was sent out to obtain further information.He returned in a very brief time, stating there was barely time tosave themselves from a fate like that at Centralia. The march

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THE FIRST MISSOURI ENGINEERS DESTROYING A RAILROAD SHOWING THE USE OFHOOKS MADE KY THEM FOR THE PURPOSE. to Macon was at once taken up, and home was reached in safety.Sergeant Goodman died in Santa Barbara, California, in the sum-mer of 1887. INCIDEInTTS AT ATLANTA. While yet at Atlanta, news of Prices raid through the centralpart of Southern Missouri, and of how some of our Pegiment whohad parents, wives, brothers and sisters there were despoiled, theirhomes fired, the last crust or covering taken, and other atrocities.These men became greatly embittered, and, it is said, to in a meas-ure get some revenge on Confederates, they afterw^ard assisted inspreading the conflagration at Columbia, South Carolina. THE MARCH TO THE SEA. 155 Soon after coming to Atlanta, Lieutenant W. K. Lyle wasdetailed to go to Nashville and procure new material for a pontoontrain and other engineer supplies ; he returned to Atlanta on thelast train over the road. During the first two weeks in ISTovember atAtl

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