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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 958 6 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 615 3 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 562 2 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 454 2 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 380 16 Browse Search
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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) 340 20 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 339 3 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. 325 1 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 308 2 Browse Search
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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 6 (search)
issippi, ordered to take direct command of General Bragg's army. events in Mississippi. General Pwas opposed was much stronger in numbers. General Bragg had returned from his expedition into Kentable us to overwhelm Rosecrans, by joining General Bragg with the victorious army, and transfer theng me to the command of the departments of General Bragg, Lieutenant-General E. Kirby Smith, and Li of action in Mississippi much sooner than General Bragg's; and saying, besides, that I would not we thousand mounted troops. On the 28th General Bragg reported to me by telegraph: The enemy sta fighting during the remainder of the day. General Bragg was employed all the afternoon in sending is investigation, and then advised against General Bragg's removal, because the field-officers of tnability to serve in the field, and added, General Bragg is therefore necessary here. A similar re Stop them at the point most convenient to General Bragg. You will find reenforcements from Gen[23 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 7 (search)
he gallant Van Dorn had been received, and General Bragg and myself joined in recommending General Beauregard, and Ector's and McNair's, from General Bragg's army, joined me. Loring's division, sepausand cavalry from the Army of Tennessee. General Bragg's report. This body of cavalry was commandn sent. It will be continued as they arrive. Bragg is sending a division. When it comes I will mf Pemberton's, nine thousand seven hundred; of Bragg's, eight thousand four hundred; of Beauregard' Jackson's command About two thousand, by General Bragg's report. (cavalry), the strength of whichhousand eight hundred and thirty-one; from General Bragg, seven thousand nine hundred and thirty-ni several points. You know best concerning General Bragg's army, but I fear to withdraw more. We act, Do you advise more reenforcements from General Bragg? I replied on the 10th: I have not at my rstood, the answer was continued: To take from Bragg a force that would make this army fit to oppos
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 7 (search)
a dispatch, dated 17th, was received from General Bragg, in which he suggested the transfer of hisnistration, which directed me to repair to General Bragg's headquarters. These defenses seemed ted want of harmony and confidence between General Bragg and his officers and troops. This letter This was in deference to your own opinion that Bragg could not be safely weakened, nay, that he ougt dissolved practically my connection with General Bragg and his army. For it is certain that whil See p. 199. to me, that it thought that General Bragg could spare no more men, as I did. TheMcClernand had been repulsed at Vicksburg, but Bragg's army had been terribly reduced by the engaged troops from Pemberton's command to reenforce Bragg. The time alluded to seems to be the 9th of Mle still there, I received a dispatch from General Bragg, asking that a division of infantry might e. In a telegram received on the 26th, General Bragg wrote: Rosecrans is relieved, and his depa[57 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 9 (search)
them. General Hardee and his troops return to Dalton. correspondence with General Bragg. effective strength of the army of Tennessee. advance of General Sherman. sustains this belief. In a letter written to me soon after the battle, General Bragg expressed his unshaken confidence in the courage and morale of the troops. tle, for it lost eighteen thousand men then. Statement of General Mackall, General Bragg's chief-of-staff. At least seven thousand were killed, wounded, dispersed, ndred Longstreet's corps had fourteen thousand infantry and artillery (see General Bragg's letter of March, p. 293). Ector's and McNair's brigades numbered about fihave neither subsistence nor field transportation enough for either march. General Bragg and Lieutenant-General Hardee, in suggesting the offensive, proposed to opeen me by the ranking general officers, that Dalton had not been selected by General Bragg for its value as a defensive position, but that the retreat from Missionary
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 10 (search)
s you are much better informed than I. General Bragg replied on the 4th of March: General: its enemy. On the 18th Colonel Sale, General Bragg's military secretary, brought me the folloe letter referred to was addressed also to General Bragg on the same day: General: I had the hposing the plan of operations explained by General Bragg, were committed to Colonel Sale, to be delws on the part of the Administration which General Bragg's language indicated, I replied immediatel not declined to assume the offensive — as General Bragg charged-but, on the contrary, was eager toen the plan of operations proposed through General Bragg and that which I advocated, and in that cosixteen thousand men than that proposed in General Bragg's letter of March 12th. The object of ers of the President and the entreaties of General Bragg to assume the offensive. As there was no on each day was immediately transmitted to General Bragg. That officer suggested to me, on the 2d,[5 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 11 (search)
ack. Just then the army was visited by General Bragg. That officer was directly from Richmond,rs were circulated orally, and referred to General Bragg's authority. The principal were: That I pta. That I refused to communicate with General Bragg in relation to the operations of the army.h he thought not quite double his own; and General Bragg's, first from Murfreesboroa to Tullahoma, 13th of June and 10th of July; and through General Bragg on the 3d, 12th, 13th, 16th, and 26th of Jthat I intended to defend Atlanta, seen by General Bragg and recognized by General Hood are: that uate large supplies in the town, alleged by General Bragg to be evidence of the intention not to defermination to fly from the field. When General Bragg was at Atlanta, about the middle of July, ed in drilling and disciplining the army. General Bragg had brought it to a high state of efficienThe army was in a fine condition also when General Bragg retreated from Middle Tennessee, in 1863, [1 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 12 (search)
tions bring me near them. They were under General Bragg's command near Goldsboroa, and supposed to of the Confederate troops. On the 6th General Bragg, then at Goldsboroa, informed me that the was, for the object in view, placed under General Bragg's orders. The troops were united at Kinstorce, together less than two thousand men, General Bragg attacked the enemy, supposed to be three drting this success by telegraph, at night, General Bragg said: The number of the enemy's dead and wn the mean time. On the following morning General Bragg ordered a demonstration in the enemy's frofirst day. They fell back to Goldsboroa by General Bragg's order. While General Sherman was movy, especially its left-so vigorously, that General Bragg apprehended that Hoke, although slightly i, as they faced-obliquely to the left; and General Bragg to join in the movement with his brigades impossible. On the extreme left, however, General Bragg's troops were held in check by the Federal[4 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 14 (search)
paper that you were ordered to take command of Bragg's army in January, 1863, if it appeared to you to be advisable, but that you sustained Bragg, expressed confidence, etc., in him. Then you are ta; and another, your failure to take command of Bragg's army in 1863, as ordered. Yours truly, (Srected to go to Tullahoma, to ascertain if General Bragg had so lost the confidence of his troops ale, and retired from the Tallahatchie; and General Bragg's when he refused Rosecrans's gage of batt to Tullahoma and take personal command of General Bragg's army. This made it officially impossiblsand men were sent to it from Beauregard's and Bragg's departments between the 12th and the end of inferior to that of Northern Virginia, and General Bragg asserted See page 364. that Sherman's wasIf the troops See page 293. enumerated by General Bragg had reinforced the army at Dalton, the Prestioned as to my ability to hold Atlanta. General Bragg, who undoubtedly visited the army in that[2 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Letters. (search)
ortance of sending a sufficient force from General Bragg's command to the aid of Lieutenant-General junction, while they daily render that of General Bragg with him more difficult. The enemy, too, dable obstacle to the expeditious march of General Bragg's troops into Mississippi. He may, besideat all such information can be acquired at General Bragg's headquarters, which I shall reach to-mor Holmes's troops can reinforce sooner than General Bragg's. Urge him again to press his troops forward. I shall be with Bragg as soon as possible, which will be to-morrow. J. E. Johnston. Tehattanooga, Tennessee, ) December 4, 1862. General Bragg, Murfreesboro: The enemy is advancing onsas. No more troops can be taken from General Bragg without the danger of enabling Rosecrans tSecretary of War, Richmond: On account of Mrs. Bragg's critical condition, I shall not now give tar that your right to draw reinforcements from Bragg's army had been restricted by the Executive, o[40 more...]
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Telegrams. (search)
ttack him or leave the place. Prisoners say these are Ord's and Sherman's corps, and three other divisions. Their right is near the Raymond road, their left on Pearl River, opposite Insane Asylum. J. E. Johnston. Richmond, July 11, 1863. General J. E. Johnston: Dispatch of this day received, and remarks on intrenched position noted. Though late to attempt improvement, every effort should be made to strengthen the line of defense, and compel the enemy to assault. Beauregard and Bragg are both threatened — the former now engaged with the enemy. We are entitled to discharge of paroled prisoners, and the War Department will spare no effort to promptly secure it. The importance of your position is apparent, and you will not fail to employ all available means to insure success. I have too little knowledge of your circumstances to be more definite, and have exhausted my power to aid you. Jefferson Davis. Jackson, July 12, 1863. To his Excellency President Davis:
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