The pits were almost filled with mud & water—and to add to our discomfort, the rain came down in torrents. We have large fatigue parties at work every night on a tunnel by which we expect to blow up one of the forts. Private Benjamin Green, 25th Regiment United States Colored Troops, Company B, (Lancaster County Pennsylvania) May this not be their last Roll Call. The Canadian Airborne Regiment (French: Régiment aéroporté canadien) was a Canadian Forces formation created on April 8, 1968. 5.Private Samuel Green, Private 41st Regiment, United States Colored Troops, Company B, (Lancaster County Pennsylvania) 6. Jo Johnston is said to be at Jackson with 3,000 men and marching to attack our rear. Jesse Rosson. Official dispatches to Grant say Richmond is ours. Weather indicates rain, cloudy but very warm. The Marine littoral regiment concept was born out of Force Design 2030, which called for reorganizing the Corps to be lighter in preparation for … takes command of the Brigade. The surrender was made at 8:45 A.M. today. It is almost too good to be true. The weather is warmer than ever. The 9th A. I finished a letter to E.C. I wish it was the last days of this unholy Rebellion—If the enemy should give up now—what a glorious “Fourth” we would have—I hope the enemy—here at least—will surrender in time for us to celebrate the “4th” in the City of Vicksburg. We were in the rifle pits all evening—I fired about 60 or 70 rounds. We expect to be in Vicksburg in a few days. ... (Of the Troops, For the Troops),” with words by RCSM Malavet and music by CW3 Easter. Shaw & answered it. Firing has been pretty heavy on our right. Generally, the Kenya Regiment personnel received the cooperation of the local African populace, who accepted them as disciplined, reliable troops, keen to rid the country of the scourge of terrorism. The company functioned as part of the regiment for the entirety of the war and its exploits are reported as part of the regimental history. Last night the mail arrived and brought me two letters—one from Isabel and one from Will Brooks. The Marine littoral regiment concept was born out of Force Design 2030, which called for reorganizing the Corps to be lighter in preparation for … Admitted to the 1st regiment of Carabiniers at the regiment’s depot at Lunneville on 21st March 1813, he passed to the 2nd regiment of Grenadiers à Cheval with the matricule number of … Kellogg was killed today while our Brigade was charging for a position nearer the works. This is important for we can now get provisions & reinforcements and lay regular siege to the Rebels. The assault of yesterday—so far as we can learn—has accomplished little towards driving the enemy from the works. We passed the old battle ground. Hitler twice stopped his forces from delivering the kill shot on British troops at the French port known as Dunkirk — the location of one of the largest naval evacuations in history. Maj. of the 32nd Ill. Vols. We kept the enemy in the rifle pits before us pretty still—they firing only occasional shots. 8 P.M.—No assault has been made that we have heard of. Military Police Corps in peace and war is there, We were in the advance pits where the assault was made and opened on the works with our rifles. The 9th (Service) Battalion, Devonshire Regiment was raised at Exeter on the 15th of September 1914 as part of Kitchener's Second New Army. The enemy still occupy the works in front of us. A Union regiment enough, an Illinois unit that fought at Vicksburg was known as the “Moral Regiment”(or “Teachers Regiment”). Think we will have some rain tonight. Rec’d letters from Emma, Bettie & W.A.O. William Granthan Millen 2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment (d.9th Apr 1917) William Granthan Millen was one of my great uncles. These letters have given me great encouragement and I hope to live to see the writers—God bless them everyone. 1. I wrote 2 letters today, one to Mother and one to my dear little friend, Will Brooks. Our position is becoming stronger every day and I hear we are also fortifying in the rear and we expect in a short time to be impregnable to any attack. This is the 1st of July—4 months ago tonight was spent very pleasantly in company with my young friend, Will Brooks—we then promised to remember each other on the first night of every month particularly—I wish I could see him and all the dear ones at home tonight instead of being here listening to the rattle of musketry and roar of cannon all the time. He was shipped overseas to the European Theatre and worked with a supply division based out of the city of … We are on the right. But the morning dawned and they were still inside their works. Stephenie Meyer, author best known for her young-adult, vampire romance series Twilight. A while watching the enemy at and near Murfreesboro, NC, for the troops born... 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