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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)
pace of a few hours. When the fog lifted, between eight and nine o'clock, Sept. 20, 1863. Breckinridge, of Hill's corps, with fresh divisions, was found facing and partly overlapping Thomas's extreme left, held by Baird, and flanking it. Breckinridge instantly advanced, and, fighting desperately, pushed across the Rossville road toward a prescribed position. Other divisions in succession towaational right center, went into action by the side of Baird, on the extreme left, and checked Breckinridge's advance; but both he and Baird were outnumbered, and the latter began to lose ground. Seveivision, and a part of Stanley's, of Wood's division, so strengthened the wavering line, that Breckinridge was thrown back in much disorder, with the loss of Generals Helm The wife of General Helm Ridge, just west of the State Road, as strongly supported by infantry as possible, to command Breckinridge's artillery, and sweep the ground to the left and rear of Baird, but it seems to have been mi
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 10: the last invasion of Missouri.--events in East Tennessee.--preparations for the advance of the Army of the Potomac. (search)
d, 279. he and his followers driven out of Missouri the lust invasion of Missouri, 280. affairs in East Tennessee stirring operations there, 281. Longstreet returns to Virginia Morgan in East Tennessee, 282. his last raid into Kentucky he receives a staggering blow, 283. the author in the great Valley of East Tennessee Governor Brownlow and his family, 284. Greenville death of Morgan, the guerrilla chief, 285. journey from Greenville to Richmond, 286. Knoxville threatened by Breckinridge Richmond threatened by General Butler, 287. Kilpatrick's raid to Richmond, 288. fortifications around Richmond, 289. repulse of the Nationals at Richmond death of Colonel Dahlgren, 290. propriety of murdering Union prisoners considered by the Conspirators preparations for blowing up Libby Prison with the prisoners, 291. Ulysses S. Grant, General-in chief takes command reorganizes the Army of the Potomac, 292. co-operating forces, 293. Grant's ideas about making War patriotic