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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), Report of Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding armies of the United States, of operations march, 1864-May, 1865. (search)
uerrillas and raiders, seemingly emboldened by Forrest's operations, were also very active in Kentucky. The most noted of these was Morgari. With a force of from 2,000 to 3,000 cavalry he entered the State through Pound Gap in the latter part of May. On the 11th of June he attacked and captured Cynthiana, with its entire garrison. On the 12th he was overtaken by General Burbridge and completely routed with heavy loss, and was finally driven out of the State. This notorious guerrilla was af of Macon, Ga., with 60 field guns, 1,200 militia, and 5 generals, surrendered by General Howell Cobb. General Wilson, hearing that Jeff. Davis was trying to make his escape, sent forces in pursuit, and succeeded in capturing him on the morning of May 11. On the 4th day of May General Dick Taylor surrendered to General Canby all the remaining rebel forces east of the Mississippi. Subordinate reports of Wilson's expedition will appear in Vol. XLIX. A force sufficient to insure an easy triump
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 5 (search)
y and hold. All of which is respectfully submitted. W. T. Sherman, Major-General, Commanding. Maj. Gen. H. W. Halleck, Chief of Staff, Washington, D. C. Casualties in army in the field, Military Division of the Mississippi, during May, June, July, and August, 1864. Zzz To which should be added the casualties for September 1 to 15 in Army of the Cumberland, 2,567, making aggregate, 37,081. Reports of Armies of the Tennessee and Ohio include the whole campaign. W. T. Sherman, Major-General, U. S. Army, Commanding. Hdqrs. Military Division of the Mississippi, In the Field, Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864. Prisoners and deserters taken by army in the field, Military Division of the Mississippi, during May, June, July, and August, 1864. Zzz To which add the prisoners and deserters in the Army of the Cumberland September 1 to 20, 3,065, making a total aggregate of 12,983. Reports from Armies of the Tennessee and Ohio include the whole campa
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 10 (search)
ere held in reserve at Nashville. The staff organization of the engineer department with that army was as follows: Capt. O. M. Poe, U. S. Engineers, chief engineer Military Division of the Mississippi; Capt. C. B. Reese, Corps of Engineers, chief engineer Department and Army of the Tennessee; Capt. W. J. Twining, lieutenant of engineers, chief engineer Department and Army of the Ohio; Lieut. H. C. Wharton, Corps of Engineers, chief engineer Army of the Cumberland. Until the early part of May the duties of chief engineer Army of the Cumberland had been performed by Capt. W. E. Merrill, Corps of Engineers, but he having received authority to organize the regiment of Veteran Volunteer Engineers provided for by act of Congress, had gone to Chattanooga for that purpose. Early in July the following officers of the Corps of Engineers, who had just graduated at West Point, reported to me, and were assigned to duty as follows: Capt. J. W. Barlow, to Army of the Tennessee; First Lieut. O.
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 11 (search)
Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding Army of the Cumberland. headquarters Army of the Cumberland, In the Field, near Dallas, Ga., June 5, 1864. Colonel: I have the honor to report the operations of my command for the month of May as follows: In obedience to instructions from the major-general commanding the military division, I got my command in readiness for a forward movement on Dalt on, Ga., and was fully prepared to move on the 2d of May, as directed. Major-Generat, Geo. H. Thomas, Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding. Lieut. Col. R. M. Sawyer. Asst. Adjt. Gen., Mil. Div. of the Mississippi. Inclosure no. 1. List of casualties in the Army of the Cumberland during the month of May. Corps.Killed.Wounded.Missing.Aggregate. Officers.MenOfficers.MenOfficers.Men Fourteenth Army Corps14210541,1002751,455 Twentieth Army Corps223871272,88024993,917 Fourth Army Corps304931202,47142843,402 Total661,0903016,45188588,774 Th
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 12 (search)
repairs made when practicable, they have served the campaign through and are now in condition to enter upon another. Until the middle of June the Fourteenth and Twentieth Army Corps were virtually without directors. Surg. R. H. Gilbert, U. S. Volunteers, who entered upon the campaign as medical director of the Fourteenth Corps, in consequence of illness, was compelled to go to the rear. Surgeon Otterson, U. S. Volunteers, in charge of the Twentieth Corps, resigned in the latter part of May and left when the army was in the neighborhood of Dallas, Ga. About the middle of June Surgs. C. W. Jones, U. S. Volunteers, and John W. Foye, U. S. Volunteers, were, respectively, assigned as medical directors of the Fourteenth and Twentieth Corps. Surg. J. Theodore Heard, U. S. Volunteers, has been the director of the Fourth Army Corps from the opening of the campaign, and still occupies the position. The condition of the medical department of the Fourth Corps, owing to his energy, e
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 18 (search)
overnment. I have previously mentioned the death of two of my chiefs of artillery, Captains Simonson and McDowell. The place was well and ably filled by Captain Thomasson, First Kentucky Battery. Capt. J. W. Steele, Forty-first Ohio Volunteer Infantry, topographical engineer, rendered good and efficient service, and Captain Greenwood, besides his duty as aide-de-camp, found time to make many of the most accurate maps we possess of the various positions occupied by the army. Appended is a tabular monthly statement of the casualties of the division from the 1st of May to the 31st of July, 1864. All of which is respectfully submitted. D. S. Stanley, Major-General, Commanding First Division. Col. J. S. Fullerton, Assistant Adjutant-General. Inclosure. Consolidated report of casualties of the First Division, Fourth Army Corps, for the months of May, June, and July, 1864. Zzz D. S. Stanley, Major-General, Commanding. Atlanta, Ga., September--, 1864.
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 47 (search)
hurch by minie-ball in the head, severely, but is on duty. Lieutenant Cox was slightly wounded at New Hope Church. I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, G. D. Wagner, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Capt. George Lee, Asst. Adjt. Gen., Second Div., Fourth Army Corps. Hdqrs. Second Brig., Second Div., 4TH Army Corps, In the Field, near Dallas, Ga., June 1, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to forward the following as a report of casualties of my command for the month of May: Zzz G. D. Wagner, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Capt. James S. Ransom, Actg. Asst. Adjt. Gen., Second Div., 4th Army Corps. Hdqrs. Second Brig., Second Div., 4TH Army Corps, In the Field, near Marietta, Ga., June 25, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to submit the following report of casualties in my command from June 4 to June 24, inclusive: Zzz Very respectfully, G. D. Wagner, Brigadier-General, Commanding. Capt. J. S. Ransom, Actg. Asst. Adjt. Gen., Second Div
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 48 (search)
No. 44. report of Lieut. Col. Willis Blanch, Fifty-seventh Indiana Infantry. headquarters Fifty-Seventh Indiana Infantry, Near Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864. Sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by this regiment in the recent campaign of May, June, July, August, and September, 1864: On its return from veteran furlough in Indiana the regiment joined the brigade at Catoosa Springs, Ga., on the 4th day of May, in command of Lieutenant-Colonel Lennard, from whence on May 7 it moved with the brigade to Tunnel Hill, which place was then in possession of the enemy, but was evacuated upon the approach of Federal troops. On May 9 we were moved with the other regiments of the brigade to the top of Rocky Face Ridge, a most rough and difficult ascension, lying to the north and west of Dalton, where at the time slight skirmishing was going on with the enemy. Near nightfall of the 9th this brigade was formed in line on the east side of the ridge
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 57 (search)
; but it could not be compressed into narrower limits without doing injustice to the division whose services it is designed to commemorate. The reports of brigade and regimental commanders are herewith transmitted. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, th. J. Wood, Brigadier-General of Volunteers. Lieut. Col. J. S. Fullerton, Assistant Adjutant-General, Fourth Army Corps. Statement of casualties showing losses in Third Division, Fourth Army Corps, during the months of May, June, July, August, and September, 1864. Zzz In addition to the above, the following casualties occurred in the artillery battalion of my command: One commissioned officer killed, 4 enlisted men killed, 17 wounded, and 4 missing, making an aggregate of 2,792 killed, wounded, and missing in the entire command during the campaign. I visited the battle-field of Pickett's Mills, or New Hope Church, twice after the evacuation of the enemy, and examined it closely. The numerous single
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), chapter 87 (search)
ing of May 16, the enemy having evacuated Resaca, I marched with the division, without being ordered into position, until the evening of the 17th, when I took position near Adairsville, but did no firing. I continued moving with the division the 18th and 19th, passing through Adairsville and Kingston, and went into camp on the 20th near Cassville, Ga., where I remained resting three days. I resumed the march with the division May 23, 24, and 25, moving toward Dallas, Ga. On the afternoon of May 2.6 I crossed Pumpkin Vine Creek and placed one section of my battery in position on the front line of General Wagner's brigade. This section was relieved on the afternoon of the 27th by a section of Battery M, First Illinois Artillery. At 11 p. m. of the same day my battery relieved Captain McDowell's (Pennsylvania) battery, which was posted with General Kimball's brigade within 150 yards of the enemy's works. I improved and strengthened the works in which my battery was placed during the
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