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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
een able to have maintained himself along the railway, while the greatest damage he would have been able to have inflicted could very soon have been repaired. Not knowing the result of the battle, his duty was certainly to act as if the expectations of his chief had been fulfilled; but if the latter had erred through overweening confidence, Stoneman aggravated Hooker's fault by not following implicitly the instructions that had been given him. Stoneman crossed the Rappahannock on the 29th of April, a few hours after Slocum's column, but he did not display subsequently the same celerity as the infantry. Buford's division and Gregg's brigade, detached from Pleasonton's division, which had crossed the river near Kelly's Ford under the immediate leadership of the cavalry commander, encamped after marching a short distance, and thus found themselves in the rear of the army, which was proceeding in the direction of Chancellorsville. The second division, under Averell, was still more i
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
ore which he appeared to hesitate would prove a stimulus to the proud and high-minded Sherman, and silence any objections he might feel disposed to raise against this thankless undertaking. Indeed, the latter set immediately to work. On the 29th of April he landed a large portion of his troops on the left bank of the Yazoo, at the very place where he had fought the enemy a few months before, making them march along the bayou in sight of the enemy's works, and feigning to prepare for throwing be able, at his own option, either to assist Grant or to invest Port Hudson. But before we follow him in the new campaign he is about to undertake we must return to Grand Gulf, which the Federal fleet and army are preparing to attack on the 29th of April. The cliffs of Grand Gulf are situated immediately below the mouth of Big Black River, which waters them at the north, and face an angle of the Mississippi, which, running from west to east, laves their base, to follow afterward a souther