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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), Reports etc., of this campaign (search)
ng Fourth Army Corps, of operations July 27-September 8. No. 13Surg. J. Theodore Heard, U. S. Armyding First Division, of operations August 4-September 8. No. 16Col. Isaac M. Kirby, One hundred anrst Illinois Infantry, of operations June 3-September 8. No. 18Lieut. Col. William T. Chapman, Thith Illinois Infantry, of operations June 21-September 8. No. 22Lieut. Col. Augustus G. Tassin, Thimanding Third Brigade, of operations September 4-8. No. 26Col. John E. Bennett, Seventy-fifth Illinding First Brigade, of operations August 6-September 8. No. 35Lieut. Col. Porter C. Olson, Thirtyy-fifth Ohio Infantry, of operations May 14-September 8. No. 53Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Wood, U. S. Ar Illinois Infantry, of operations August 24-September 8. No. 65Lieut. Col. Robert L. Kimberly, Forfirst Ohio Infantry, of operations August 9-September 8. No. 67Lieut. Col. Daniel Bowman, Ninety-ty-ninth Ohio Infantry, of operations June 1-September 8. No. 156Col. Benjamin D. Fearing, Ninety-s[17 more...]
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)
in the campaign in Georgia, which, under Divine favor, has resulted in the capture of the city of Atlanta. The marches, battles, sieges, and other military operations that have signalized the campaign, must render it famous in the annals of war, and have entitled those who have participated therein to the applause and thanks of the nation. Abraham Lincoln. Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. in the field, Near Jonesborough, Ga., September 6, 1864-3 p. m. (Received 11.05 p. m. September 8th.) Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War: I have just received your telegram, and shall announce it to the whole army, preceded by the expression, The general commanding announces to the army with pride and satisfaction, and followed by All corps, regiments, and batteries may, without further notice, inscribe Atlanta on their colors. We are moving back to Atlanta slowly, making good use of the corn-fields, which our animals needed, and to prevent a boast of the enemy that we were in
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 16 (search)
No. 12. report of Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Army Corps, of operations July 27-September 8. headquarters Fourth Army Corps, Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864. I have the honor to report that upon the morning of the 27th of July General Howard, commanding Fourth Army Corps, turned the command over to me, and left the same morning to take command of the Army of the Tennessee. The corps was at this time occupying a line of works confronting the fortificatthe march and in camp. Captain Bridges deserves credit for the efficiency of the artillery arm. Appended will be found a tabular statement of the casualties of the corps from the 3d day of May, the commencement of the campaign, to the 8th day of September, the date of the return to Atlanta. Respectfully submitted. D. S. Stanley, Major-General, Commanding Fourth Army Corps. Brig. Gen. W. D. Whipple, Chief of Staff, Department of the Cumberland. Consolidated report showing 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 19 (search)
No. 15. report of Brig. Gen. Nathan Kimball, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, of operations August 4-September 8. Hdqrs. First Division, Fourth Army Corps, Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864. Sir: In obedience to Special Field Orders, No, 212, extract VII, dated headquarters Department of the Cumberland, August 3, 1864, I assumed command of this division on the day following that on which the order was issued, the division being then in position near the Howard house, about two miles northeasterly from Atlanta, on the left of the corps. Not having yet received the reports of the brigade commanders, I have not sufficient data from which to compile a history of the division during this campaign previous to that date, and shall, therefore, in this report speak only of its actions since I became its commander. On the 5th I was ordered by you to make a reconnaissance, which I did, demonstrating mean time with my whole picket-line, but did not succeed in developing any
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 20 (search)
No. 16. report of Col. Isaac M. Kirby, one hundred and First Ohio Infantry, commanding First brigade. Hdqrs. First Brig., First Div., 4TH Army Corps, Near Atlanta, Ga., September 11, 1864. I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of this brigade during the campaign commencing May 3 and ending September 8 in the occupation of Atlanta: From May 3 to June 10 Brigadier-General Cruft commanded the brigade, and for a report during that time I am restricted to information gained from regimental reports and from my assistant adjutant-general. On the 3d day of May this brigade, composed of the Thirty-first Indiana, Eighty-first Indiana, Ninetieth Ohio, and One hundred and first Ohio Infantry, and detachments of the non-veterans of the Twenty-first and Thirty-eighth Illinois, attached to the One hundred and first Ohio, broke up camp at Ooltewah, Tenn., and, under command of Brigadier-General Cruft, marched out the road leading to Tunnel Hill, via Catdosa
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 21 (search)
No. 17. report of Capt. William H. Jamison, Twenty-first Illinois Infantry, of operations June 3-September 8. Hdqrs. Twenty-First Illinois Volunteers, Near Atlanta, Ga., September 11, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to report that the Twenty-first Illinois, numbering about 200 men, under command of Maj. James E. Calloway, joined the First Brigade, First Division, Fourth Army Corps, at Kingston, Ga., on the 3d day of June, 1864. On the 4th we marched from Kingston at 4 p. m., as guard to supply train. That evening we marched eight miles and halted at ] 1 p. m. at the village of Etowah, on the bank of the Euharlee Creek. On the 5th we moved but slowly, on account of bad roads, and halted at Raccoon Creek. On the morning of the 6th we moved at 6 a. m., crossed the creek and began the ascent of Allatoona Mountain, camping near Burnt Hickory at 11 p. m., having marched since dark by torchlight. On the 7th we marched at sunrise, crossing Pumpkin Vine Creek at 9 a. m. On the
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 22 (search)
No. 18. report of Lieut. Col. William T. Chapman, Thirty-eighth Illinois Infantry, of operations May 28-September 8. Hdqrs. Thirty-Eighth Illinois Vet. Vol. Infty., Near Atlanta, Ga., September 11, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by the Thirty-eighth Regiment Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry in the campaign: The regiment left Chattanooga May 28, on its return to the field from veteran furlough, and reported at Rossville, by order a loss of 3 men wounded. It remained till dark, when it was relieved by other troops. September 2, ra6ved to the left of the line near Lovejoy's; withdrew the night of the 5th, and, with the brigade, returned to Atlanta, reaching that place September 8. Recapitulation.-Commissioned officers wounded, 2; enlisted men wounded, 34; killed, 4; missing, 3; aggregate loss during the campaign, 43. The regiment was under the enemy's fire twenty-six consecutive days, from June 10 to July 5, b
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 24 (search)
No. 20. report of Col. Jacob E. Taylor, Fortieth Ohio Infantry, commanding Second brigade, of operations June 30-September 8. Hdqrs. Second Brig., First Div., 4TH Army Corps, Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864. I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Second Brigade, First Division, Fourth Army Corps, from the 30th day of June, 1864, up to and including the capture of Atlanta: On the 30th of June Brig. Gen. W. C. Whitaker, having obtained leave of absence on account of ill health, took his departure for the rear, and I, being senior officer present, assumed command of the brigade. On that date the brigade lay on the extreme right of the Fourth Corps, connecting its right flank with General Jeff. C. Davis' division, of the Fourteenth Corps, and its left with the Third Brigade of this division. The front line was pushed up to within seventyfive yards of the enemy's works, at the point where the brigades of Harker and McCook made the assault
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 25 (search)
No. 21. report of Maj. George Hicks, Ninety-sixth Illinois Infantry, of operations June 21-September 8. Hdqrs. Ninety-Sixth Regt. Illinois Vol. Infty., Atlanta, Ga., September 12, 1864. Captain: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of this regiment since the 21st day of June, 1864, on which day I assumed command of the regiment: On the afternoon of the 21st the regiment acted in conjunction with the First Brigade in assaulting the rebel position on our immediate right, and succeeded in dislodging the enemy, with a loss to our regiment of 10 men killed and wounded. On the night of the 22d we were relieved, and were sent to the right, where we in turn relieved a portion of Hooker's corps. On the 23d we advanced our line, driving the enemy, with some loss, and gained an important position, which we intrenched and held. The regiment was not again actively engaged with the enemy until after crossing the Chattahoochee, though under fire nearly
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 26 (search)
No. 22. report of Lieut. Col. Augustus G. Tassin, Thirty-fifth Indiana Infantry, of operations July I-September 8. Hdqrs. Thirty-Fifth Indiana Volunteers, Atlanta, Ga., September 10, 1864. Captain: In compliance with circular of September 10, I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Thirty-fifth Regiment Indiana Infantry Volunteers during the recent campaign, from July 1, 1864, to the fall of Atlanta: On July 1 the regiment was stationed in front of Kenesaw Mountain, Ga., occupying a reserve position in rear of the second line of our works. On the evening of the 2d the regiment changed position to the left with the brigade, taking the place of the Second Division, Fourth Corps, which moved out. The following morning, the enemy having evacuated their position on Kenesaw Mountain, the regiment took the line of march in pursuit, passing through Marietta, coming up again with the enemy about four miles south of that place. Here the brigade
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