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Chapter 4 Grant's preparations for the Second day in the Wilderness Hancock flushed wi
the crisis of the Wilderness
Grant's demeanor on the field
Grant's peculiaritiesGrant's peculiarities in battle
Grant's confidence in success
chief as aid to a Drover
confusion caus the difficulties in the way, I returned to General Grant to let him know the true situation, and th rmed of what occurred at other points.
Generals Grant and Meade, after discussing the situation, most critical movements were taking place, General Grant manifested no perceptible anxiety, but gav served under him at the time told me that Colonel Grant, as he came out of his tent one morning, f e had been driven back in some confusion.
Generals Grant and Meade, accompanied by me and one or tw ngthening the point of the line attacked.
General Grant now took the matter in hand with his accus e in my presence by General Sherman.
He said: Grant always seemed pretty certain to win when he we [15 more...]
Chapter 5 Grant's third day in the Wilderness Hail to the chief! a night alarm a mid
thest from the enemy.
Soon after dark, Generals Grant and Meade, accompanied by their staffs, af he seats of the ambulance, conversing with General Grant, who had dismounted and was sitting on the d soldiers.
At eleven o'clock word came to Grant and Meade that their headquarters escorts and was decided to return to the Brock road.
General Grant at first demurred when it was proposed to irected to open the way.
About sunrise General Grant, after taking off his coat and shaking it move out with his cavalry and whip Stuart, General Grant quietly observed, Did Sheridan say that?
ides the fate of battle.
At 11:30 A. M. General Grant sent a telegram to Halleck, saying: The be nch Church.
Lee had by this time comprehended Grant's intentions, and was making all haste to thro the strengthening of his right, revived in General Grant's mind the impression that the enemy might [10 more...] [14 more...] [11 more...] [14 more...]
Chapter 9 Grant crosses the North Anna Sheridan Returns from his raid meeting between
a bugler in the cavalry, and the other was General Grant.
In the evening of the 22d the general n miles in the vicinity of the region in which Grant's operations took place, and unite and form th ross the river until the next morning.
General Grant rode during this day, May 23, with Hancock le cavalry raid, and was warmly greeted by General Grant at headquarters, and heartily congratulate ousand wagons free from their attacks.
General Grant at times had a peculiar manner of teasing thods which had been employed.
While General Grant was riding past the headquarters of Burnside t le swamp, and on the left by Little River. General Grant said, in discussing the situation at this e Confederate capital.
On the 22d, as soon as Grant had learned the extent of the disaster to Butl o crush Hancock's corps.
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