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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
After losing about a hundred men, the Federals destroy these works, but cannot hold them. On the morrow Longstreet obtains an important advantage. He has directed Law's and Robertson's brigades of Jenkins' division to cross in boats to the left bank of the Holston, and on the 25th at daybreak these troops endeavor to carry by a surprise the heights on that side in front of the city. Happily for Burnside, a portion of his cavalry had passed two days before to the same bank to reinforce Cameron's brigade, and, replacing the sabre with the pick, has extended the works begun eight days before. In advance of the lines that cover the bridges, and at a little more than a mile south of the city, the Confederates are unexpectedly confronted with new works which bar the road against them. Finding the position too strong and the Federals on the alert, they dare not attack it, but post themselves near the river on the hill which fifteen hundred yards off commands an enfilading fire on th
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
which appears to him threatened. Finally, Banks, informed of the approach of Cameron's division, suddenly decides upon making an attack. But, fortunately for him,he moment when Franklin arrives on the battlefield with the first companies of Cameron's division. He has diligently responded to Banks' summons, and this division orwarded by Franklin at the moment he was starting for Sabine Cross-roads with Cameron's division, had experienced an unaccountable delay, which might have been folland of the Federal cavalry. While Banks and Franklin remain with him, Lee and Cameron, who has succeeded Ransom, rally their soldiers; the latter, feeling that they of his division and all his artillery, while General Birge, with a brigade of Cameron's division and the third of Emory's division under the orders of Colonel Fessenden, tried to turn the flank of the enemy above the ford. Cameron was to support this movement at the head of the rest of the Thirteenth corps. Birge succeeded in