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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 45 45 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 18 18 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 12 12 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 9 9 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 8 8 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 5 5 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 4 4 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 17, 1862., [Electronic resource] 3 3 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 2 2 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 2 2 Browse Search
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ed troops, fresh from the successes of Forts Henry and Donelson, with supports at convenient distances, and abundantly supplied with munitions for offensive operations. In fact, General Johnston, regarding Corinth as too close to the Tennessee River, as a point of concentration on our side, had telegraphed General Beauregard, recommending the south bank of the Hatchee River, near Bolivar, as offering greater security. His telegram read as follows: (ciphered Telegram.) Decatur, March 15th, 1862. To General G. T. Beauregard: Have you had the south bank of the Hatchee examined, near Bolivar. I recommend it to your attention. It has, besides other advantages, that of being further from enemy's base. A. S. Johnston. This is very much in contrast with the assertions of some of General Johnston's panegyrists, that, as early as January, 1862 (others have it on the 1st and 4th of February), he had designated Shiloh Church—some say Corinth—as the spot where the great battle o
ommunication to General McCown. Respectfully, your obedient servant, Thomas Jordan, A. Adj.-Genl. Headquarters army of the Mississippi, Jackson, Tenn., March 15th, 1862. Brig.-Genl. John P. McCown, Comdg. Madrid Bend: General,—The general commanding fully approves the projected evacuation of your position of New Madrid, ared, you will detach them also. Respectfully, your obedient servant, Thomas Jordan, A. Adj.-Genl. Headquarters army of the Mississippi, Jackson, Tenn., March 15th, 1862. Maj.-Genl. Braxton Bragg, Comdg. forces A. M., Bethel, Tenn.: General,—Your despatch of this date, 11 A. M., duly received. Was laid before the General,directed on the river, as well as all the General's views or notions. Respectfully, your obedient servant, Thomas Jordan, A. Adj.-Genl. Jackson, Tenn., March 15th, 1862. Maj.-Genl. J. P. McCown, care of Col. Pickett, Union City: Send down immediately to Fort Pillow all the negro force not required by you, with all extra t