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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
ated from the main land, sometimes joined to the continent and intersected by numerous inlets. The most important of these openings, from north to south, are: St. John's River, situated a little south of the Bay of Nassau, at the extremity of which stands the village of Jacksonville; the port of St. Augustine, on which is situated the city of the same name; then Mosquito Inlet, near which stands the little town of New Smyrna; and finally, the two neighboring passes, called Indian River and Gilbert's Bar, by which Hutchinson Island is bounded. Still farther south, the influence of a tropical climate is gradually manifested along this inhospitable coast, by coral reefs which rise among the sand-banks; then these disappear by degrees; the alluvial deposits formed in rear of the coral chain sink lower and lower, and this chain finally terminates in a succession of islets and rocks, which extend far into the sea in the direction of Havana. Dupont weighed anchor on the 28th of February
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
, under the command of McCook, Crittenden and Gilbert. Each corps comprised three divisions, formeped halfway between Bardstown and Macksville; Gilbert's, in the centre, at Springfield; and that ofroad leading to the latter village connects. Gilbert was also approaching this point by the Spring Sheridan, whose division formed the head of Gilbert's column, took possession of it on the evenin position on the right, at some distance from Gilbert's troops. McCook started from Macksville at ock, and immediately came to take position on Gilbert's left, and on the same heights. His soldierright of the Springfield and Perryville road, Gilbert's corps, Sheridan resting his left on the roace two o'clock. He immediately sent orders to Gilbert, which the latter had anticipated by despatchthe morning of the 9th, with the two corps of Gilbert and Crittenden, leaving in rear that of McCooany importance. McCook followed Crittenden. Gilbert bore more to the left, crossed Duck River, an[2 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
was increased to four divisions; McCook transferred the active command of it to Thomas, who had performed the undefined duties of second in command under Buell. Gilbert, who had previously commanded the centre, was instructed to protect the communications of the Federals in Kentucky with the tenth division. On the 30th of Octobe Memphis and Ohio Railroad, which, extending to the south-west, reaches the banks of the Tennessee by way of Russellville, Clarksville and Dover. The Federal general Gilbert was charged to protect these railway tracks. It was a difficult task in presence of such a foe as Morgan, who was at the head of more than three thousand mounted combatants. Gilbert had under his command, more or less directly, his old division, the Tenth, and a large number of depots, detachments and incomplete corps, which occupied a considerable extent of ground, but were imperfectly connected; these forces, comprising twenty-four regiments of infantry, nine regiments of cavalry an
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
ill, commander ad interim). Brigade, Sill; brigade, ...... Division, Rousseau. 9th Brigade, Harris; 17th Brigade, Lytle; 18th Brigade, Starkweather. 10th Division, Jackson. 33d Brigade, Terrill Killed in battle.; 34th Brigade, Webster. 2d corps (right wing), Brigadier-general Crittenden. Division, Wood. Brigade, Wagner; brigade, ...... Division, W. S. Smith. Brigade, .....; brigade, ..... Division, ...... Brigade, ....; brigade, ...... 3d corps (centre), Brigadier-general Gilbert. 1st Division, Schoepff. Brigade, Steadman; brigade,..... 9th Division, Mitchell. 30th Brigade, Gooding; 31st Brigade, Carlin; 32d Brigade, Caldwell. 11th Division, P. Sheridan. 36th Brigade, D. McCook; brigade, Laibolt; brigade, Griesel. Cavalry, Stanley's brigade. Confederate army. Commander-in-chief, General Braxton Bragg. Army of east Tennessee, Major-general Kirby Smith. Division, Churchill. Division, Humphrey Marshall. Division, Heath. Army