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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 162 162 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 119 119 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 25 25 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 23 23 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 21 21 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 20 20 Browse Search
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) 20 20 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 18 18 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 18 18 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Irene E. Jerome., In a fair country 17 17 Browse Search
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ched armies, no longer with the combined States of the Confederacy. The latter had no means of extending further support to the dwindling troops in the field. Sherman was the chief Union exponent of the tactical gift that makes marches count as much as fighting. In the early part of 1864 he made his famous raid across Mississippi from Jackson to Meridian and back again, destroying the railroads, Confederate stores, and other property, and desolating the country along the line of march. In May he set out from Chattanooga for the invasion of Georgia. For his success in this campaign he was appointed, on August 12th, a major-general in the regular army. On November 12th, he started with the pick of his men on his march to the sea. After the capture of Savannah, December 21st, Sherman's fame was secure; yet he was one of the most heartily execrated leaders of the war. There is a hint of a smile in the right-hand picture. The left-hand portrait reveals all the sternness and determin
y of the Potomac, with a promotion to major-general of volunteers in May. An appointment as brigadier-general of the regular army followed tf the James in 1864. with this Army he operated against Richmond in May and June. Gordon Granger, commander of the Army of Kentucky in 186 had a brigade in the Second Corps and was made brigadier-general in May. The rank of major-general of volunteers was given him in October, the earlier organization, was constituted the Third Army Corps. In May, Porter's men were transferred to the new provisional Fifth Army Cord East for reorganization, with Burnside at the head. At the end of May, it became part of the Army of the Potomac, having acted as a separaffolk of the Seventh Army Corps, and captured the town of Norfolk in May. As major-general of volunteers, he was put at the head of the newleaching Bermuda Hundred-especially that at Drewry's Bluff. Later in May, the corps joined the Army of the Potomac at Cold Harbor, in which b
until after the withdrawal from Corinth at the end of May. In 1863, he defended Charleston, and after May, 186ral February 26, 1862, major-general in the following May and was one of the most efficient officers in the Conwas acting adjutant-general of the Virginia forces in May and chief of artillery and ordnance in the Army of thin June, after having been appointed major-general in May, he was put at the head of a division in the Second C He was made major-general of the Missouri militia in May, and assumed command of the Missouri State Guard, JulSherman in Mississippi during the winter of 1864. In May, Polk joined the Army of Tennessee to oppose Sherman'es with those of Lieutenant-General Richard Taylor in May. After the war he conducted several large plantation of the Department of Southwestern Virginia. Late in May, Morgan, with a few followers, went over into Kentuckto the Peace Conference held at Washington, 1861. In May of that year he was appointed major-general of the pr