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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 185 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 172 8 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 156 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 153 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 I. 147 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 145 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 121 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 114 2 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. 110 0 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 102 2 Browse Search
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wo brigades. These infantry reserves, at Beirnsville, were under Brigadier-General Breckinridge, who had succeeded General Crittenden. IV. The brigades of eaced in the receipts signed by those officers, respectively, at the time. General Breckinridge, commanding a detached division at Beirnsville, received his orders fromad to Hamburg, as a support to the cavalry. The reserve will be formed of Breckinridge's, Bowen's, and Statham's brigades, as now organized, the whole under command of Brigadier-General Breckinridge. V. General Bragg will detail the 51st and 52d regiments Tennessee Volunteers, Blount's Alabama and Desha's Arkansas battalion,ts battery. General Polk's cavalry supported and protected his left flank. Breckinridge's command occupied a corresponding position behind General Bragg's right winhirty-one; General Polk's, nine thousand one hundred and thirty-six; and General Breckinridge's, seven thousand and sixty-two; presenting a total of thirty-five thous
ing volleys of musketry. Generals Polk and Breckinridge were now hastened forward, and, reporting t by him deployed in column of brigades, General Breckinridge on the right, General Polk on the left.en short of ammunition. At this moment General Breckinridge's division was led into position by Cole Major Brent's Report, in Appendix. of General Breckinridge's division, which he had held near his 's division, passed over to the rear of General Breckinridge's, and remained directing its movementsce was driven to the next ridge beyond, and Breckinridge's line was re-formed under a severe fire, w General Johnston's withdrawal, and finding Breckinridge's division at rest, ordered it to charge thme of his whereabouts or mortal wound. General Breckinridge advanced steadily, forcing the enemy bawere still contending so strongly that Generals Breckinridge and Crittenden called earnestly on Jacorts of Battles, p. 305. So was it with General Breckinridge's division. Colonel Trabue, commanding[12 more...]
to assume the offensive. Generals Hardee, Breckinridge, and Bragg repaired at once to their respecde. On the left of General Hardee came General Breckinridge; and between him and General Bragg was line between General Bragg's right and General Breckinridge's left, as we have already intimated, aosed General Sherman's advance. When General Breckinridge, in the centre, was ordered to take theight—should be at once extended towards General Breckinridge's left, so as to afford some protectioncrity and spirit, and by twelve o'clock General Breckinridge had retaken both his position and his bing executed in a very orderly manner. General Breckinridge, occupying the centre of the line of baadually withdrew from the field, behind General Breckinridge's position, and continued their retreaturbed in their slow and quiet retreat. General Breckinridge, commanding the reserve, bivouacked forby some of the enemy's cavalry, towards General Breckinridge's encampment, at Mickey's farm, only ab[6 more...]
were thus deployed; the other two, Generals Polk's and Breckinridge's, were in columns of brigades, supporting each wing. aearly ten thousand in all. General Polk's corps and General Breckinridge's division composed the first of four brigades, numive thousand infantry. The forces of Generals Polk and Breckinridge were formed in columns of brigades, at proper intervalszed, was even less prepared to occupy such a position. Breckinridge's division was composed of excellent material, and coulan twenty-five thousand. Polk's other two brigades and Breckinridge's division of three brigades took no part in this firstly about ten thousand infantry and artillery, under Generals Breckinridge and Hardee, to oppose Buell's three fresh divisionsell's) to his right, to cover the space between him and Breckinridge, left open by the unfortunate absence of Cheatham's divth, he was busily engaged issuing orders, first, to General Breckinridge, then to General Polk, then to General Bragg; and a
positions after the battle of Shiloh. General Breckinridge forms the rear guard. General Beauregarmer positions, except the forces under General Breckinridge, composing the rear guard, which for se Fort Henry to Corinth, p. 182, says: . . . Breckinridge remained at Mickey's three days, guarding t4, General Beauregard has never seen General Breckinridge's Report, notwithstanding repeated effocalled on Generals Polk, Bragg, Hardee, and Breckinridge, for their reports of the battle, but alway all were trained soldiers, all, except General Breckinridge, had belonged to the Regular army beforo General Beauregard's instructions to Generals Breckinridge and Chalmers, at Mickey's house and Mos holding a few brigades in reserve. General Breckinridge's division formed a general reserve, ans attempting to pass in his front. And General Breckinridge's reserve was to occupy, temporarily, aly, Generals Bragg, Van Dorn, Polk, Hardee, Breckinridge, and, by request, Major-General Price—to di[5 more...]
eding order had been executed, and that General Breckinridge and division had arrived in position inhalf after six I bore order from you to General Breckinridge, who commanded the reserve, that he mus a position immediately in rear of General Breckinridge's line, where a very hard fight was going oerals Polk, Bragg, and Hardee, and Brigadier-General Breckinridge commanding the reserve. It was etion of the movements thus begun, Brigadier-General Breckinridge was left with his command, as a red Hardee, commanding corps, and to Brigadier-General Breckinridge, commanding the reserve, the counterate regiment, and Bowen's brigade, of General Breckinridge's division, says: When within three rves into action, you gave the order to General Breckinridge to advance and turn the batteries in quly after you gave this order, and while General Breckinridge was proceeding to execute it, you, accoPolk; Major-General W. J. Hardee; Major-General J. C. Breckinridge: General,—The following modifi[17 more...]