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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)
too far away to meet the Fifteenth Federal corps. Chalmers, who with a few regiments has remained in the neigup a portion of that division. Shortly thereafter Chalmers cuts the telegraph-wires and begins at once the atd the approach of these reinforcements has induced Chalmers to retreat. Sherman can continue his journey withore, Johnston might direct against the latter only Chalmers' and S. D. Lee's mounted divisions, which are statCollierville, Hurlbut sent all his cavalry to meet Chalmers. Two days thereafter (October 13th) Chalmers' forChalmers' force was met at Byhalia, a small town nearly thirteen miles south of the railway, and thrown back beyond the Tal progress in that direction. But a second dash by Chalmers on Collierville could not have the same result, fo was already beyond the Tennessee River. Besides, Chalmers failed utterly. The Seventh Illinois, which he ex gallantly. General Hatch came to its rescue, and Chalmers, being repulsed, fell back, leaving behind him abo
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
. However, before terminating this chapter, we must say a few words about the operations of the Confederate cavalry. We left Johnston's cavalry divided between Chalmers and S. D. Lee, who, one to the west, the other to the east, of Eastport, have vainly endeavored to interrupt Sherman's march. It received shortly thereafter an tile line, and crosses with him on the 3d of December the Tallahatchie River. Ferguson's and Ross' brigades, accompanied by Forrest, meet at Ripley a portion of Chalmers' brigades, while this general, with the rest of his men, leaves Panola to make a demonstration against the railway on the west of La Grange. The main column read with loss, and retires without having been able to destroy the railway-bridge over one of the branches of Wolf River. But this demonstration, and that made by Chalmers at the same time against Collierville, divert the attention of the Federals, and Forrest arrives at Jackson without having been molested. Colonel Bell was waiti
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)
until the afternoon of the 14th. He directed Chalmers to take the road to Columbus, via Houston and The latter, in fact, had not lost a moment. Chalmers, travelling more than eighteen miles a day, wmmenced to fall back on Okolona, and directed Chalmers to ascend the right bank of the Sookatonka wips, with the remainder of his troops, to join Chalmers and give his division the rest of which it wa contemplating. He found at Starkville, with Chalmers, General Lee and a part of his division. The to form a second division. The first, under Chalmers, was composed of the two other brigades. They needed to see again their families. Whilst Chalmers had returned to Grenada and Panola to regain ate against the enemy with all his forces. Chalmers, who commanded it, had well employed his timeunded and thirty prisoners. The following day Chalmers rejoined Neely in this town, for, informed ofater part arrived still alive at Cairo, while Chalmers, on his part, withdrew from the bank of the r[4 more...]