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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 4: campaign of the Army of the Cumberland from Murfreesboro'to Chattanooga. (search)
of the railway; the divisions of Reynolds and Brannan moving from University on the mountain top, bsily be captured. Thomas at once ordered General Brannan to advance with two brigades on the road s charge, the lost battery was recovered, and Brannan and Baird were enabled to re-form their shatt lull in the battle for an hour, during which Brannan and Baird took position on commanding ground ed out of the line and passed to, the rear of Brannan, who was, en echelon, slightly in the rear of Hood's column struck Davis on the right and Brannan on the left, and Sheridan in the rear, severis. directed to post his troops on the left of Brannan, then in the rear of Thomas's line of battle ely time to dispose his troops on the left of Brannan,, before they were furiously attacked, the Co was directed to push on and take position on Brannan's right, when Steedman gallantly fought his whe Chickamauga, and Negley's, Reynolds's, and Brannan's divisions — were posted in the Rossville Ga[4 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 6: siege of Knoxville.--operations on the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia. (search)
rapidly upon Charleston, where General Pemberton was then in chief command. He had called General Brannan with his force from Key West to Hilton Head, and began the concentration of troops on Edist, in one of the fine mansions of that deserted town, he died on the 30th of October. 1862. General Brannan, meanwhile, had perfected the a arrangements and attempted to carry out Mitchel's plans. Wountered and easily drove Confederate pickets, who burned the bridges behind them, and retarded Brannan's march. He pressed forward, skirmishing a little, and in front of Pocotaligo was met by a heaillery from a swamp across a creek, supported by an infantry force under General W. S. Walker. Brannan's ammunition wagons were behind, and his powder soon ran low. His foe was in a position to be rad telegraphed to both Charleston and Savannah for help, and it was nigh. Colonel Barton, of Brannan's command, had, meanwhile, gone up the Coosawhatchie in gun-boats, with about four hundred men,
Pittsburg Landing, skirmish at, 2.262; Grant's defeated army at, 2.275. Planter, gun-boat, carried off from Charleston harbor by Robert Small, 3.186. Pleasant Grove, La., battle of, 3.259. Pleasant Hill, La., battle of, 3.261. Pleasanton, Gen., at the battle of Chancellorsville, 3.30; important reconnoissance of over the Rappahannock, 3.101; services of in Missouri, 3.278-3.280. Plymouth, N. C., siege of by Confederates under Hoke, 3.470; battle of, 3.471. Pocotaligo, Gen. Brannan's expedition to, 3.189. Point of Rocks, skirmish at, 2.135. Politicians. Southern, virulence of, 1.37. Polk, Gen. L., notice of, 1.539; death of (note), 3.378. Pope, Gen. John, operations of in Missouri, 2.181,182; campaign of the Army of Virginia under, 2.442-2.463; unwillingness of McClellan to support (note), 2.462. Pope Pius IX., the Confederacy recognized by, 3.47. Porter, Admiral David D., operations of against the forts below New Orleans, 2.331; at the siege of Vi