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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
, the Confederate general was to be intercepted by the simultaneous arrival of Fremont at Strasburg and of Shields at Front Royal. If their calculations had been correct, Jackson's small army was lost indeed. It only evacuated Winchester on the 31st, carrying off, in the midst of the inhabitants who were filled with consternation at this sudden departure, the valuable spoils of the Federal storehouses, which formed a train of nearly twenty kilometres in length. Despite the presumptuous incapver, did not partake of the qualities of refreshing rest. The Federals, as we have stated, would probably have achieved an important success on the 1st of June, if they had put in motion the troops encamped at Gaines' Mill, on the evening of the 31st, or during the night, so as to find themselves on the right banks of the Chickahominy at daybreak, with all the disposable portion of their army. This opportunity had been allowed to pass; but they were yet in time to change their base of operati
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
ashington had nothing to fear, Mr. Lincoln two months after beheld Lee marching upon his capital at the head of a victorious army. Indeed, on the morning of the 31st, the indefatigable Jackson was again in motion. The Federal forces were united at Centreville. Lee ordered his lieutenant to throw himself once more upon Pope's e exhausted men the rest which was indispensable to them. It seemed besides that Pope, having found Franklin at Centreville, and expecting Sumner to arrive on the 31st, could have maintained himself there for an indefinite period. He would soon have, in fact, nearly sixtythree thousand men under his command. The old Confederatevalry had no longer a single horse in good condition, and therefore could not scout for the army. Sumner only reached the position at Centreville very late on the 31st, and was consequently unable to push as far as Chantilly. The result was that Jackson quietly posted himself in that village unknown to Pope, who only discovered
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
urrence at that period of the war. Toward evening the Federals fell back toward Bolivar, and joined the main body of their forces beyond the town, on the north bank of the Hatchie. Armstrong, seeing the impossibility of taking the enemy by surprise, and that the Federal brigade of Crocker was ready to receive him, made a detour to the west of Bolivar, and crossed the Hatchie lower down, in order to threaten the village of Jackson and cut the railway between those two important posts. On the 31st, after doing some slight damage to the track, he attacked at Medon Station a post of a few hundred men entrenched behind cottonbales which they had piled up in haste. Unable to drive them out of this improvised redoubt, and giving up all further attempt, he retraced his steps toward the Hatchie. A column of seven or eight hundred infantry, with two pieces of artillery, under Colonel Dennis, was sent in pursuit, and overtook him at Britton's Lane. The Confederates, full of confidence in the
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
not been able to carry in front. Steele's division was embarked; it was to leave with the flotilla on the evening of the 31st, and land under cover of the night at the foot of Haines' Bluff. Sherman was in hopes that it would be able to capture those of Hoskins at Lebanon, he suddenly retraced his steps, passed through Hayesville and encamped at Rolling Fork. On the 31st he crossed the Muldraugh Hills, which lie south of Lebanon, and re-entered the valley of Green River. Baird, at Danville, being so near him at Campbellville. Hoskins alone started in pursuit of him with all his forces. He left Lebanon on the 31st, crossed the Muldraugh Hills on the 1st of January, 1863, and after a forced march reached Green River bridge, which the rRosecrans took advantage of this to resume the offensive at once. Hazen's brigade, which had behaved so gallantly on the 31st, occupied a position in front of Grose's on the right bank. It crossed Stone River to join the latter, and they both fell