Thursday, December 06, 2012

First Name Dennis.

Sixth Michigan Cavalry.

Private Dennis Buckley, of Company H, Sixth Michigan Cavalry, having had his horse shot under him, also joined the One hundred and fiftieth Pennsylvania Volunteers, and fought throughout the day. Shortly after he came up, a shell from a rebel battery exploded in the midst of Company C, killing 2 men and dangerously wounding 3 others. Buckley joined this company, saying, "This is the company for me, " and remained throughout the entire engagement, doing excellent service with his carbine. He escaped unhurt.

Medal of Honor.

Dennis Buckley, 136th, New York Infantry, Company G., captured a flag of the First Mississippi, July 20, at Peach Tree Creek.

BUCKLEY, DENNIS.—Age, 18 years. Enlisted, August 12, 1862, at Avon, to serve three years; mustered in as private,
Co. G, September 25,1862; captured, January 11,1863, at Banks Ford, Va.; paroled, January 23, 1863, at City Point, Va.;
killed in action, July 20,1864, at Peach Tree Creek, Ga.

Numbers 2. Report of Captain Dennis W. Roberts, Second Arkansas Cavalry (Union).

Berryville, Ark., April 17, 1864.

SIR: On the 16th, about 20 miles from here, a force of from 200 to 300 rebels attacked my forage train, guarded by 36 men, and after a brave and desperate resistance on the part of the escort they were compelled to abandon the train. I must speak in the highest praise of Sergeant Watts, who commanded the escort, and (with the exception of 2 or 3) the men, who fought bravely until all hope was lost of being able to preserve the train. There are only 10 killed and missing of the escort. There were only five wagons in the train. The rebels are said to be commanded by Cooper, and commands near 300 men.  I received information of my field returns not being received at that office on the 13th, p. m., and I started a copy for each time that they had not been received on the 14th, p. m.I have the honor to be, general, your obedient servant,DENNIS W. ROBERTS,Captain, Commanding Detachment Second Arkansas.

Private Dennis Brannon, eighteenth U. S. Army, of Captain Henry Belknap's company (D), Third Battalion, attached to Second Battalion; the first severely in the leg by a shell, whose leg has since been amputated, and the second slightly in the leg.

Private Dennis Moore, Company K, Second Connecticut Heavy Artillery, assisted in capturing Brigadier General Custis Lee.
Battle of Appomattox.

Private Dennis Fitzpatrick, Company A, wounded twice, has kept up with the regiment.

FITZPATRICK, DENNIS.—Age, 33 years. Enlisted at Albany, to serve one year, and mustered in as private, Co. A, September 13, 1861; mustered out with detachment, June 10, 1865, near Washington, D. C.

Bristoe, Mine Run.
First Vermont Cavalry.

Private Dennis G. Leahy, Company C, wounded slightly.

Born, February 3, 1834, Ireland.
Death, April 29, 1913.
First Vermont Cavalry, Age 28, Enlisted August 25, 1862, Mustered in September 26, 1862, Company C.  Prisoner of war April 1, 1863. Prid. April 7, 1863.  Wounded 1863.  Mustered out June21, 1865.

No. 14. Report of Captain Dennis Kenny, Jr., Battery C, First Ohio Light Artillery.
JANUARY 25, 1862.

SIR: On the morning of January 19 my battery was encamped at Logan's Cross-Roads, and was turned out about 7 a.m. by the reports of sharp firing by the out-pickets of the Tenth Indiana Regiment. I placed my battery in position on a ridge running parallel with the belt of woods in which our forces were engaging the enemy, and about 20 yards distant, to cover the Tenth Indiana, which I was informed was falling back. I subsequently retired one section to the high knoll near the Somerset road to the open field where the battle appeared to be the heaviest. My pieces unlimbered in the lower corner of the open corn field and delivered seven effective shots [James shell] upon a regiment of Mississippians, who were then advancing in line to charge our forces in the edge of the timber on the right of the field. No supporting infantry except a few of the Fourth Kentucky were near, and as the enemy approached they retired under cover of the timber, when it was deemed advisable to withdraw the section, which was done in good order. When the firing ceased I sent forward for orders to move my battery, and upon the receipt of orders to move my battery to the front attempted to do so, but was prevented by the blocking up of the road by another battery. Upon our arrival in front of the rebel entrenchments I was assigned a position on an eminence to the left of our main position, from which point we fired 59 rounds of shot and shell; in all, 66 rounds fired by my battery. I have no casualties of any kind to report.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,D. KENNY, JR.,Commanding Battery C, First Ohio Artillery


Captain Dennis Delaney, of the First Virginia Cavalry, and the 9 brave men who with him have met death in their country`s service. Their names shall not be forgotten.

Dennis Quinlivan, 1838, Illinois.
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