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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)
ailroad, doing as much damage as he could, de stroying the New River bridge and the salt-works at Saltville, Va. See Vol. XXXIII, pp. 874, 901, and 911. Owing to the weather and bad condition of the roads operations were delayed until the 1st of May, when, everything being in readiness and the roads favorable, orders were given for a general movement of all the armies not later than the 4th of May. My first object being to break the military power of the rebellion and capture the enemy's trains were made to occupy all the available roads between the army and our water base, and but little difficulty was experienced in protecting them. The movement in the Kanawha and Shenandoah Valleys, under General Sigel. commenced on the 1st of May. General Crook, who had the immediate command of the Kanawha expedition, divided his forces into two columns, giving one, composed of cavalry, to General Averell. They crossed the mountains by separate routes. Averell struck the Tennessee and
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), Reports etc., of this campaign (search)
, of operations September 1-2. No. 11Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Army Corps, of operations May 1-July 27. No. 12Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Army Corps, of operations July 27-September 8. irst Wisconsin Infantry. No. 123Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, of operations May 1-August 22. No. 124Brig. Gen. James D. Morgan, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, of operations August 23-September 8. No. 125Brig. Gen. James D. Morgan, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, of operations May 1-August 22. No. 126Col. Charles M. Lum, Tenth Michigan Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of operations August 24-September 8. No. 127Capt. George C. Lusk, Tenth Illinois Infantry, of operations May 1-August 20. No. 128Lieut. Col. James B. Cahill, Sixteenth Illinois Infantry. No. 129Col. William B. Anderson, Sixtieth Illinois Infantry. No. 130Col. Charles M. Lurm, Tenth Michigan Infantry, of
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)
eral terms the lines of communication to be guarded, the strength of the several columns and garrisons, and fixed the 1st day of May as the time when all things should be ready. Leaving these officers to complete the details of organization and pthe results a perfect justification of my course. At once the store-houses at Chattanooga began to fill so that by the 1st of May a-very respectable quantity of food and forage had been accumulated there, and from. that day to this stores have beenwere still kept on the Mississippi River, resulting from the unfavorable issue of the Red River expedition. But on the 1st of May the effective strength of the several armies for offensive purposes was about as follows: Army of the Cumberland, M the officers and men for their intelligence, fidelity, and courage as displayed in the campaign of Atlanta. On the 1st of May our armies were lying in garrison seemingly quiet, from Knoxville to Huntsville, and our enemy lay behind his rocky-fac
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 8 (search)
numbers were provided and distributed ; the proportion of artillery was reduced to rather less than two guns per 1,000 men, and all the odd or unnecessary calibers were eliminated by being either turned into arsenals or placed in the depots or other fortified posts in our rear, where they were used as guns of position. Written instructions and printed general orders were prepared and issued, the latter in such numbers that every officer and sergeant was supplied with a copy, and by the 1st of May, when the campaign commenced, the field artillery of your armies, in equipment, outfit, and general supply and condition, was well provided, and in all respects ready for the rough and active service to which it was subsequently subjected. To Brigadier-General Brannan, Colonel Taylor, and Brigadier-General Tillson (the latter succeeded about the commencement of the campaign by Lieutenant-Colonel Schofield), the respective chiefs of artillery of the Armies of the Cumberland, Tennessee,
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)
ave seen little, if any, service in the field. Accompanying this I transmit the classified returns of wounds and injuries, and the reports of the corps directors. The list of wounded will be forwarded as soon as finished. Geo. E. Cooper, Surgeon, U. S. Army, Medical Director. Asst. Adjt. Gen., Dept. of the Cumberland. Hdqrs. Department of the Cumberland, medical Director's office, Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864. Maj. Gen. G. H. Thomas, Comdg. Department of the Cumberland: Sir: Herewith I forward a tabular statement of casualties in the Army of the Cumberland--from May 1, 1864, to September 6, 1864. Respectfully, your obedient servant, Geo. E. Cooper, Surgeon, U. S. Army, Medical Director. Inclosure. Tabular statement of number and disposition of sick and wounded in the Army of the Cumberland, from May 1 to September 6, 1864. Zzz Geo. E. Cooper, Surg., U. S. Army, Medical Director, Dept. of the Cumberland. Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 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 15 (search)
No. 11. report of Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Army Corps, of operations May 1-July 27, 1864. Hdqrs. Department and Army of the Tennessee, September 18, 1864. General: Having been assigned by the President of the United States, I assumed command of the Fourth Army Corps April 10, 1864. One division, Major-General Stanley's, was stationed, two brigades at Blue Springs, and one at Ooltewah; the Second Division, then under command of Brigadier-General Wagner, was at Loudon, and the Third Division, General Wood's, was still in the Department of the Ohio, near Knoxville. My first duty was to concentrate the corps near Cleveland. This was effected by the 25th of April. About one week's time was given to refit and prepare for the field. A portion of the command had just completed a trying winter campaign in East Tennessee, and was quite badly off in many respects, from shortness of transportation, clothing, and other supplies. The animals, in G
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)
Government. 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 127 (search)
No. 123. reports of Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, of operations May 1-August 22. Hdqrs. Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, Near Atlanta, Ga., September--, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by this division during the campaign of the united armies, under the command of Major-General Sherman, against the enemy's forces in Georgia, from the Ist day of May to the 22d day of August, at which titfitting, and preparing the command for active operations in the spring. Several expeditions and reconnaissances were made by the division or parts of it during the winter and spring, special reports of which have already been made. On the 1st of May, at which time orders were received for the commencement of active operations, the division consisted of three brigades and two field batteries, organized and commanded as follows, viz: First Brigade, commanded by Brig. Gen. J. D. Morgan, consi
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 129 (search)
No. 125. reports of Brig. Gen. James D. Morgan, U. S. Army, commanding First brigade, of operations May 1-August 23. Hdqrs. Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, In the Field, near Atlanta, Ga., August 23, 1864. Captain: In compliance with orders from corps headquarters, I have the honor to herewith transmit report of the part taken by my command from the commencement of the present campaign up to 23d of August, when, by order of the department commander, I assumed command of Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps. In obedience to orders received from division headquarters early on the morning of the 2d of May, broke up my winter camp at Mc-Afee's Church, near Rossville, Ga., and at 6 a. m. moved out with my command, consisting of the Tenth, Sixteenth,, and Sixtieth Illinois Infantry (the Tenth and Fourteenth Michigan Infantry not having yet returned from veteran furlough), on the Ringgold road, marching eleven miles; bivouacked on the east side of the Chickamauga
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 131 (search)
No. 127. report of Capt. George C. Lusk, Tenth Illinois Infantry, of operations May 1-August 20. Hdqrs. Tenth Illinois Vet. Vol. Infantry, Near East Point, Ga., September 13, 1864. Sir: In compliance with the request of General Morgan, I send you the following report of the operations of the Tenth Illinois Infantry during this campaign, commencing May 1, 1864, and ending August 20, 1864: On the 1st day of May, 1864, we received orders to be ready to march at daylight the next morning. On the morning of the 2d we left Rossville and that day reached Ringgold, where we went into camp and lay until the 5th, when we moved through the gap and reached the first station on the outside. On the 7th we moved to Tunnel Hill, and in the afternoon five companies of our regiment were deployed as skirmishers and moved forward, driving the rebels from the hill and holding it. On the 9th we crossed the valley and formed at the foot of Rocky Face, up which we soon moved in support of t
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