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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 103 1 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 90 2 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 67 1 Browse Search
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. 65 1 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 35 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 26 2 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 23 1 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 19 1 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 14 2 Browse Search
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n 10, near the crossing of the Ogeechee, one of his corps substantially following the railroad, the other by way of Louisville, in support of Kilpatrick's cavalry. In person I shifted to the right wing, and accompanied the Seventeenth corps, General Blair, on the south of the railroad till abreast of Station 9 1/2, (Barton.) General Howard in person, with the Fifteenth corps, keeping further to the right and about one day's march ahead, ready to turn against the flank of any enemy who should of Halley's Ferry on the Savannah River. All the columns reached their destination on time, and continued to march on their several roads. General Davis following the Savannah River road, General Slocum the middle road by way of Springfield, General Blair the railroad, and General Howard still south and west of the Ogeechee, with orders to cross to the east bank opposite Eden Station, or Station No. 2. As we approached Savannah, the country became more marshy and difficult, and more obstruc
t six hundred bales of cotton and about five hundred pounds of tobacco were seized. The cotton was turned over to Captain Hade, Assistant-Quartermaster, United States volunteers, by order of the Chief Quartermaster military division of the Mississippi. As a great quantity of this cotton was in bulk, no regular invoices were given or receipts taken by the Provost-Marshal, but wherever it was found, it was guarded, and Captain Hade took it as it was. The tobacco was turned over to Captain Blair, Acting Commissary of Subsistence, United States volunteers, and receipted for. A great deal of tobacco, by the permission of General Sherman, was allowed to be retained by the parties having it, while some considerable tobacco, confiscated from persons vending it on the street without authority, was issued to the troops composing the post command. Some four thousand arrests for graver or minor offences were made, and a sutler's stock of goods, smuggled into the city, of the retail
w-York on the ninth of February. On the twelfth of March, I received a telegram from Postmaster-General Blair, to come to Washington, and I arrived there on the thirteenth. Mr. Blair having been acMr. Blair having been acquainted with the proposition I presented to General Scott under Mr. Buchanan's administration, sent for me to tender the same to Mr. Lincoln, informing me that Lieutenant-General Scott had advised the President that the Fort could not be relieved, and must be given up. Mr. Blair took me at once to the White House, and I explained the plan to the President; thence we adjourned to Lieutenant-GeneMarch. Finding there was great opposition to any attempt at relieving Fort Sumter, and that Mr. Blair alone sustained the President in his policy of refusing to yield, I judged that my arguments i. I shall leave for New-York at three P. M., and any communications previous will find me at Judge Blair's. If the Pawnee's pivot-gun is landed, it should certainly be remounted. Very respectfull
step for the State to declare herself with the South. Among those who very clearly saw the purpose of this camp was Frank Blair, who had been appointed a colonel of volunteers, and had been stationed at the arsenal with his own regiment and otherly the origin of the first movement made from the arsenal — whether it was made on the suggestion of General Lyon, Colonel Frank Blair, or that of the Committee of Safety. But on the tenth day of May, 1861, in the middle of the day, when no one in that during several weeks of very delicate and important duty in St. Louis, I was almost daily in intercourse with Colonel Frank Blair, confidentially conferring with him and trusting him as I would have done a friend, fully relied upon as such; hiscising control in the State. In the midst of this quiescent state of things, what can express my astonishment when Colonel Blair determined to make use of the order to supersede me, which accordingly was laid upon me, and I was deprived of the co
On the night of twenty-ninth, I was directed by General Lee to make a bold, daring scout, and find out where the enemy was. I accordingly proceeded, with five companies of my regiment, viz., Captains Ruffin, Johnston, Barringer, McLeod, and Lieutenant Blair's, and the effective force of Colonel Goode's, (one hundred and fifty or two hundred,) down the New Market and Charles City roads. It was rumored that there was a camp of the enemy near Willis's Church, on the Quaker road; but not being athe captured battery could be taken off, when we marched back across the field, and bivouacked for the night. In this engagement, Lieutenant-Colonel Christian was seriously wounded, Major Burke and Captain Wright killed, and Lieutenants Hall and Blair, and Adjutant Williams, wounded. The regiment was in readiness to participate in the engagement of Tuesday, July first, but was not actively engaged. The officers and men who remained with the regiment acted well; but many of them, who had been
n legion, gallantly bearing the colors of his regiment, Major Dale, First Texas, and Major Evans, Eleventh Mississippi, fell whilst leading their brave comrades against ten times their numbers. Colonel Stone, Lieutenant-Colonel Humphreys, and Major Blair, Second Mississippi, Lieutenant-Colonel Butler, Eleventh Mississippi, Captain Scruggs, Fourth Alabama, and Major Webb, Sixth North Carolina. also received severe wounds. Conspicuous were Colonels Law and Wofford, commanding brigades. Lieutee gallant and beloved commander of the Fourth Mississippi regiment, fell mortally wounded; Lieutenant-Colonel Butler, of the same regiment, received a painful wound, and Major Evans was killed. Colonel Stone, Lieutenant-Colonel Humphries, and Major Blair, of the Second Mississippi, were all wounded, while leading that distinguished regiment in the charge. Major Webb, commanding Sixth North Carolina, Captain Tate, an acting field officer of the same, and Captain Scruggs, commanding Fourth Alab