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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 48 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 8 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 44 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 32 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 24 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 22 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 15 1 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 14 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 14 0 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 13 1 Browse Search
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the Springs, and the right (Wood's division) joining Baird's division of the Fourteenth corps, which had been tde by Judah, and gloriously supported by Turchin, of Baird's division, let us, after the shifting and manoeuvrining his line. His left, then held by King, touched Baird's right, held by Van Derveer. Turchin, on Baird's lBaird's left, joined Hascall, the right of General Judah's line, and Este, of Baird's division, lay in reserve. Take,Baird's division, lay in reserve. Take, for instance, the letter L. Let the longer stroke represent a ridge about five miles in length, the shorter on where the ridge is broken in the centre, terminated Baird's line on the terminus of the part next the angle. tisfaction to the General. Major Connolly, of General Baird's staff, is equally deserving of commendation fofle-pits. Our line wavered. Turchin's brigade of Baird's division was ordered to the rescue. As a portion uded above the breastworks. Turchin's brigade, of Baird's division, joined Judah on the left of Palmer's cor
lled by canteens, and while the water is warming, the fires are deserted for the creek near by, where the soldiers take their morning's ablutions. Red Clay is left in the rear, and a slow and tedious march is made, with roads blocked up by cavalry upon Catoosa Springs, which was reached about two o'clock in the afternoon. A line of battle was at once formed, with the left (Newton's division) resting near Burke's Mill, three miles east of the Springs, and the right (Wood's division) joining Baird's division of the Fourteenth corps, which had been thrown forward to Catoosa Platform, south of Hooker's Gap. Stanley's division formed the centre. Fortifications of a temporary kind were at once thrown up, heavy lines of pickets thrown out in front, while General Edward McCook's cavalry division guarded our left flank, and General Kilpatrick's our right. I must not neglect to mention that, as we moved down from Red Clay to Catoosa Springs, a portion of General McCook's division of cava
, the Twenty-third Kentucky, had been loaned to General Hazen, to fill out his lines, and with the other four, about nine o'clock, I was ordered to the left of General Baird's division (General Rousseau's old division) to strengthen his left. Before we arrived at the intended position in the line, the enemy came upon Baird's divisBaird's division, and consequently upon my command, in fearful numbers. I formed the four regiments, under a destructive fire from the enemy, in a woodland covered with a heavy underbrush, fronting nearly north, and at right angles with the main line of battle; the Thirty-sixth Indiana and Eighty-fourth Illinois in the front line, the Sixth an strife during the fore part of the day, which statement was soon verified by the roar of artillery and small arms in that direction, again moving upon Johnson and Baird's shattered divisions ; about the same time a heavy force of the enemy commenced an attack to our right and rear, from towards Lee and Gordon's Mills, and from the
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 36. General Rousseau's expedition. (search)
off the track. The engineer and two other men were captured and the locomotive destroyed. Major Baird, with four companies of the Fifth Iowa and four of the Fourth Tennessee, was ordered to marchthem were spared, and the remainder of the camp destroyed. The detachment under command of Major Baird met a rebel force just upon arriving in sight of Chehaw Station. The trains were on the track which had brought them up from Montgomery. Major Baird deployed his force on both sides of the railroad and was met by the enemy in much larger force than his own. A brisk fight ensued, but the enal wounded. Six companies of the Eighth Indiana were brought up, and an advance again made. Major Baird, with two companies of the Fifth Iowa, moving on the left of the road, supported by two compad Colonel Jones, with four companies of the Eighth on the right side. The rebels were met in Major Baird's front and an obstinate fight ensued, but they were pressed back until they finally gained a
h the Reverend Lieutenant-General met a traitor's death. Baird's division of the Fourteenth Corps, which was on Howard's lt high. The skirmishers of the Fourth corps, with those of Baird on the left, and Stanley on the right, moved forward and cakirmished all day with the enemy, and lost very lightly. Baird, of the Fourteenth corps, skirmished all day, but had but t Accordingly, Sunday night, Davis' division, accompanied by Baird's, which was intended to act as a support, left their positision of Palmer's corps, who were already in position, with Baird's division of the same corps, and one division of the Twent-General Morgan, joining the Fifteenth corps on the right. Baird was in reserve. The line was formed in the edge of the woo while holding out. They were relieved by Este's brigade of Baird's division, who held the works while they replenished theirchofield and was destroying its working south, and that General Baird of General Davis' corps had struck it still lower down