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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 96 4 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 24 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 19 1 Browse Search
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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 9 1 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 7 1 Browse Search
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ce, it was chiefly from the ordnance, quartermaster, and commissary supplies belonging to this department that the army was supplied. This was especially the case in regard to that all-important element of an army's success-field transportation. The troops under General Polk's command were chiefly the State troops transferred by Tennessee to the Confederate service — the equivalent of about ten regiments of all arms, with 3,000 muskets, and a brigade of Mississippians under Brigadier-General Charles Clark. Polk had taken command on July 13th, and, two weeks after, sent General Pillow with 6,000 men to New Madrid, on the right bank of the Mississippi. This point was important, because its occupation prevented any movement by the enemy on Pocahontas, by the way of Chalk Bluffs. While it was expected to make the campaign in Tennessee defensive, the intention was to carry on active operations in Missouri by a combined movement of the armies of Price, McCulloch, Hardee, and Pillow
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., The opposing forces at Shiloh. (search)
rvice. General M. F. Force, in From Fort Henry to Corinth (Charles Scribner's Sons), says: The reinforcements of Monday numbered, of Buell's army about 25,000; Lew Wallace's 6500; other regiments about 1,400. General Lew Wallace says in his report that his command did not exceed 5000 men of all arms. The Confederate army. Army of the Mississippi. General Albert Sidney Johnston (k). General G. T. Beauregard. First army corps.-Major-Gen. Leonidas Polk. First division, Brig.-Gen. Charles Clark (w), Brig.- Gen. Alexander P. Stewart. Staff loss: w, 1. First Brigade, Col. R. M. Russell: 11th La., Col. S. F. Marks (w), Lieut.-Col. Robert H. Barrow; 12th Tenn., Lieut.-Col. T. H. Bell, Major R. P. Caldwell; 13th Tenn., Col. A. J. Vaughan, Jr.; 22d Tenn., Col. T. J. Freeman (w); Tenn. Battery, Capt. Smith P. Bankhead. Brigade loss: k, 97; w, 512 = 609. Second Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Alexander P. Stewart: 13th Ark., Lieut.-Col. A. D. Grayson (k), Major James A. McNeely (w),
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., chapter 12.46 (search)
s corps, 9136 strong in infantry and artillery, was composed of two divisions: Cheatham's on the left, made up of Bushrod R. Johnson's and Stephens's brigades, and Clark's on his right, formed of A. P. Stewart's and Russell's brigades. It followed Bragg's line at a distance of about eight hundred yards. Breckinridge's reserve was lling Cleburne's attack, McClernand sent up three Illinois regiments to reenforce his left. But General Polk led forward Bushrod R. Johnson's brigade, and General Charles Clark led Russell's brigade, against Sherman's left, while General Johnston himself put A. P. Stewart's brigade in position on their right. Supported by part of Cleburne's line, they attacked Sherman and McClernand fiercely. Polk said: the resistance at this point was as stubborn as at any other point on the field. Clark and Bushrod R. Johnson fell badly wounded. Hildebrand's Federal brigade was swept from the field, losing in the onslaught 300 killed and wounded, and 94 missing. W
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., chapter 6.79 (search)
ad a right to look for success. Breckinridge organized his force in two divisions, the first commanded by Brigadier-General Charles Clark, consisting of the brigades of Brigadier-General B. H. Helm and Colonel T. B. Smith, 20th Tennessee; the sec and right; the batteries from left to right, Manning, Everett, Nims, with Brown in reserve. Ruggles was soon engaged; Clark took up the attack; and falling on fiercely they at first carried everything before them. Some of the tents that were ind the 4th Wisconsin went to the assistance of the 14th Maine, which had been stoutly holding its own against the onset of Clark. Finally the Union troops advanced to the attack, the Confederates in their turn were driven back in some disorder, and ly regretted in the department. The Confederate loss was 84 killed, 315 wounded, 57 missing,--total, 456. Brigadier-General Charles Clark, commanding the First Division, was severely wounded and made prisoner, and also among the wounded were thre
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Baton Rouge, La. August 5th, 1862. (search)
l. Sidney A. Bean; 2d Co. Mass. Cav., Captain James M. Magee; Ind. Battery (3 guns), Lieut. James H. Brown; 2d Mass. Battery, Lieut. George G. Trull; 4th Mass. Battery, Capt. Charles I. Manning; 6th Mass. Battery, Lieut. William W. Carruth. The total Union loss was 84 killed, 266 wounded, 33 captured or missing =383. The force engaged numbered less than 2500. (See Official Records, Vol. XV., p. 54.) The Confederate forces: Major-Gen. John C. Breckinridge. First division, Brig.-Gen. Charles Clark (w and c), Col. T. B. Smith. Staff loss: w, 2; m, 1=3. Second Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Benjamin H. Helm (w), Col. Thomas H. Hunt (w), Capt. John A. Buckner: 4th Ky., Capt. John H. Millett; 5th Ky., Col. Thomas H. Hunt, Lieut.-Col. John W. Caldwell, Maj. J. C. Wickliffe; 31st Miss., Maj. H. E. Topp; 31st Ala., Col. Jeptha Edwards; 4th Ala. Battalion, Lieut.-Col. John Snodgrass; Miss. Battery (Pettus's Flying Art'y), Lieut. J. R. Sweaney. Brigade loss: k, 29; w, 111; m, 3 = 143. Fourt
nth to the Tennessee River April 3, 1862. No. 137.-Field return of the Army of the Mississippi after the battle of Shiloh. No. 138.-Col. Jacob Thompson, Aide-de-Camp to General Beauregard. No. 139.-Col. William Preston, Aide-de-Camp to General Johnston. No. 140.-Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk, C. S. Army, commanding First Army Corps. No. 141.-Surg. William D. Lyles, C. S. Army, Medical Director. No. 142.-Capt. Smith P. Bankhead, C. S. Army, Chief of Artillery. No. 143.-Brig. Gen. Charles Clark, C. S. Army, commanding First Division. No. 144.-Col. R. M. Russell, Twelfth Tennessee Infantry, commanding First Bri. gade. No. 145.-Lieut. Col. Robert H. Barrow, Eleventh Louisiana Infantry. No. 146.-Lieut. Col. T. H. Bell, Twelfth Tennessee Infantry. No. 147.-Maj. R. P. Caldwell, Twelfth Tennessee Infantry. No. 148.-Col. A. J. Vaughan, jr., Thirteenth Tennessee Infantry. No. 149.-Brig. Gen. Alexander P. Stewart, C. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade. No. 150.
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott), April 29-June 10, 1862.-advance upon and siege of Corinth, and pursuit of the Confederate forces to Guntown, Miss. (search)
al administration, including the regularity of all issues and the condition of the troops, especially as to their comfort and the measures taken to preserve their health; on all of which points you will prepare to report for my information. Respectfully, Jefferson Davis. [exhibit C.] Confederate States forces, General Braxton Bragg commanding, Army of the Mississippi, June 30, 1862. First Army Corps. Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk commanding. First Division. Brig. Gen. Charles Clark. First Brigade. Second Brigade. Col. R. M. Russell. Brig. Gen. A. P. Stewart. 12th Tennessee. 13th Arkansas. 13th Tennessee. 4th Tennessee. 47th Tennessee. 5th Tennessee. 154th Tennessee. 31st Tennessee. Bankhead's battery. 33d Tennessee.   Stanford's battery. Second Division. Brig. Gen. B. F. Cheatham. First Brigade. Second Brigade. Brig. Gen. D. S. Donelson. Brig. Gen. George Maney. 8th Tennessee. 1st Tennessee. 15th Tennessee. 6th Tenness
ge of my guns; two of their shells fell near my intrenchments yesterday. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Charles Clark, Brigadier-General, Commanding Division. [indorsement no. 1.]Hdqrs. First Corps, Army of the Mississippi, Corinth, Miss., May 22, 1862. Respectfully referred to the general commanding. Brigadier-General Clark is an officer of ability. L. Polk, Major-General. [indorsement no. 2.]headquarters Army of the Mississippi, Corinth, May 24 [?], 1862. Major-Gesissippi.-General Braxton Bragg commanding. First Corps. Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk commanding. First Division. Brig. Gen. Charles Clark commanding. First Brigade.Second Brigade. Brig. Gen. B. R. Johnson commanding. Brig. Gen. A P. Stewart commandxas Dismounted Cavalry. Sweet's regiment Texas Dismounted Cavalry. Battery. separate commands. Brigade artillery, Colonel Clark commanding. Brigade infantry and cavalry, Brigadier-General Thompson commanding. Squadron cavalry, Maj. [Ed.] Ingra
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 33. capture of Lexington, Missouri. (search)
. My ammunition wagons having been at last brought up and large reinforcements having been received, I again moved into town on Wednesday, the 18th inst., and began a final attack upon the enemy's works. Brig.-Gen. Rains' division occupied a strong position on the east and northeast of the fortifications, from which an effective cannonading was kept up on the enemy by Bledsoe's battery, under command, except on the last day, of Capt. Emmitt McDonald, and another battery, commanded by Capt. C. Clark, of St. Louis. Both of these gentlemen and the men and officers under their command are deservedly commended in the accompanying report of Brig.-Gen. Rains. Gen. Parsons took a position southwest of the works, whence his battery, under command of Capt. Guibor, poured a steady fire into the enemy. Skirmishers and sharpshooters were also sent forward from both of these divisions to harass and fatigue the enemy and to cut them off from water on the north, east, and south of the colle
rmy of Potomac. 22. Daniel H. Hill, North Carolina, Army of Potomac. 23. Henry H. Sibley, Louisiana, Texas frontier. 24. William H. C. Whiting, Georgia, Army of Potomac. 25. William H. Loring, North Carolina, Western Virginia. 26. Richard H. Anderson, South Carolina, Pensacola. 27. Albert Pike, Arkansas, Indian Commissioner. 28. Thomas T. Fauntleroy, Virginia, resigned. 29. Robert Toombs, Georgia, Army of Potomac. 30. Daniel Ruggles, Virginia, Louisiana. 31. Charles Clark, Mississippi, Army of Potomac. 32. Roswell S. Ripley, South Carolina, Coast of South Carolina. 33. Isaac R. Trimble, Maryland, Army of Potomac. 34. John B. Grayson, Kentucky, died in Florida. 35. Paul O. Hebert, Louisiana, Coast of Texas. 36. Richard C. Catlin, North Carolina, commanding Coast of North Carolina. 37. Those having a * affixed are dead, or have resigned since the commencement of the war. Felix K. Zollicoffer, Tennessee, Eastern Kentucky. 38. Benj. F. C
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