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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 1: the Ante-bellum life of the author. (search)
toric classes assignment as brevet Lieutenant gay life of garrison at Jefferson Barracks Lieutenant Grant's Courtship annexation of Texas Army of observation Army of occupation camp life in Tex citizen around the earth; of noble, generous heart, a lovable character, a valued friend,--Ulysses S. Grant. I was fortunate in the assignment to Jefferson Barracks, for in those days the young ond the graceful step of its charming belles became a joy forever. Of the class of 1843, Ulysses S. Grant joined the Fourth Regiment as brevet lieutenant, and I had the pleasure to ride with him ongarrison, where we first met Miss Julia Dent, the charming woman who, five years later, became Mrs. Grant. Miss Dent was a frequent visitor at the garrison balls and hops, where Lieutenant Hoskins, ws chosen, Lieutenant Theoderic Porter Brother of the rear-admiral. to be the Moor, and Lieutenant U. S. Grant to be the daughter of Brabantio. But after rehearsal Porter protested that male heroine
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 24: preparing for the spring of 1863. (search)
Secretary of War Seddon and the Author talk of General Grant and the Confederate situation on the Mississippinfederate concentration in Tennessee, thus to compel Grant to abandon Vicksburg the skilful use of interior liGeneral Lee at Fredericksburg. At the same time General Grant crossed the Mississippi below Vicksburg, marchedunder General Joseph E. Johnston, sufficient to push Grant away from his circling lines about Vicksburg. He spurfreesboroa and Shelbyville. I thought that General Grant had better facilities for collecting supplies any, and march for Cincinnati and the Ohio River; that Grant's was the only army that could be drawn to meet thishe only objection offered by the Secretary was that Grant was such an obstinate fellow that he could only be it to Washington, and that advantage might have drawn Grant from Vicksburg; whereas General Lee was actually so on, instead of trying to collect an army against General Grant, should be sent to reinforce General Bragg, then
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter25: invasion of Pennsylvania. (search)
el after crossing the Rio Grande to the interior in a two-horse hack. The drivers of his conveyance were Mr. Sargeant and Judge Hyde, two characters whom I had met years before while in army service on the Texas frontier. They called their team Grant and Sherman, and enjoyed their glorious rides down the smooth slopes of the prairie roads, as they rattled their heels upon the box of the hack and plied their team, Grant and Sherman, with whips and oaths. But the great novelty to him was the pGrant and Sherman, with whips and oaths. But the great novelty to him was the position of the judge. In England there are few judges comparatively, and those of high estate. To find an American judge playing assistant to a hack-driver was refreshing, and Colonel Fremantle thoroughly enjoyed it. I now have the pleasure to salute our genial war-time visitor as governor at Malta and Lieutenant-General Sir Arthur James Lyon Fremantle, K. C.M., G. C.B., and to offer congratulations to Her Most Noble Majesty upon her worthy subject. On the 23d of June the divisions of the
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter28: Gettysburg-Third day. (search)
nsylvania, had met disaster in its battle of the 1st. If it had been outgeneralled, and dislodged of position without further attack, it would have been in poor condition to come in aggressive battle against its adversary in well-chosen defensive grounds. Again, in our own war, when the Union army carried the Confederate works west of Petersburg on the 2d of April, 1865, General Meade got his army together and was about to march east to finish his work by the capture of Petersburg. General Grant objected,--that the Confederates would retreat during the night; at Petersburg he would be behind them; in his then position he would be alongside of them, and have an even start, with better prospect to strike across their march and force them to general battle or surrender; and he ordered arrangements for the march west at daylight. Even Napoleon Bonaparte, the first in the science and greatest in the execution of the art of war, finally lost grasp of his grandest thought: In war m
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 32: failure to follow success. (search)
as then seriously entangled in a quasi siege, the officers and soldiers were disappointed, and disaffected in morale. General Grant was moving his army to reinforce against us, and an important part of the Union army of Virginia was moving to the sahe combination if effected in the early days of May, when it was first proposed (see strategic map). At that time General Grant was marching to lay siege upon Vicksburg. The campaign in Virginia had been settled, for the time, by the battle of oa and Shelbyville, Tennessee. The Richmond authorities were trying to collect a force at Jackson, Mississippi, to drive Grant's army from the siege. Two divisions of the First Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia were marching from Suffolk to jerwhelming numbers and march on to the Ohio River. As the combination of September and battle of Chickamauga drew General Grant's army from its work in Mississippi to protect the line through Tennessee and Kentucky, and two Federal corps from th
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 33: the East Tennessee campaign. (search)
Chapter 33: the East Tennessee campaign. General Bragg's infatuation General Grant in command of the Federal forces Longstreet ordered into East Tennessee his plans for the campaign poorly supported by his superior foraging for dail campaign against the enemy's well-guarded positions must be made with care, and that would consume so much time that General Grant's army would be up, when he would organize attack that must break through the line before I could return to him. His ould be increased to twenty thousand infantry and artillery, but he intimated that further talk was out of order. General Grant had in the mean time joined the army and assumed command on the 22d of October, and it was known that General Shermanim. On the 20th of October General Burnside reported by letter Rebellion Record, vol. XXXI. part i. p. 680. to General Grant an army of twenty-two thousand three hundred men, with ninety-odd guns, but his returns for November show a force of
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 35: cut off from East and West. (search)
Lincoln, Secretary Stanton, and Generals Halleck and Grant-drive Longstreet out of East Tennessee and keep him our lines about Knoxville, and in that way cause General Grant to send to its relief, and thus so reduce his fos brigade. On the same day a courier going from General Grant to General Burnside was captured, bearing an autral Sherman had taken up his march for return to General Grant's army with the greater part of his troops. At turn from Knoxville, General Sherman proposed to General Grant to strike at General Hardee and gain Rome and tharing. General Halleck impressed his views upon General Grant, and despatched General Foster that it was of figstreet out of East Tennessee and keep him out. General Grant ordered, Drive Longstreet to the farthest point Confederates turned upon him, and he despatched General Grant on the 11th,--Longstreet has taken the offensive at Salem, which was partially successful, when General Grant, under the impression that the stores were for t
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 36: strategic importance of the field. (search)
Has there been any movement in that direction by our troops? U. S. Grant, Major-General, Commanding. Major-General Thomas: Reports of ble heretofore to subsist the troops necessary for this work. U. S. Grant, Major-General. Major-General J. M. Schofield, Knoxville, Tennmules to one hundred men. He will probably start next Monday. U. S. Grant, Major-General. General Schofield ordered preparations for theng. Furlough all the veterans you deem it prudent to let go. U. S. Grant, Major-General. Major-General J. M. Schofield, Knoxville, Tenn.there, and may undertake to strike the road about New River. U. S. Grant, Major-General. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief, Washinly. I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant, U. S. Grant, Major-General. Later despatches from General Grant and Commlly. No danger whatever to be apprehended in East Tennessee. U. S. Grant, Major-General. Knoxville, February 15, 1864, 6.30 P. M. Major-
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter37: last days in Tennessee. (search)
Chapter37: last days in Tennessee. Longstreet's Army at Bull's Gap U. S. Grant made Lieutenant General Richmond authorities awake to the gravity of the situation Longstreet's proposition for campaign approved by General Lee Richmond authorities fail to adopt it General Bragg's plan a memorable and unpleasant council at the capital orders from President Davis the case of General Law Longstreet ordered to the Army of Northern Virginia resolutions of thanks from Confederate congress. It would be difficult to find a country more inviting in agriculture and horticulture than East Tennessee, and its mineral resources are as interesting, but for those whose mission was strategic, its geographical and topographical features were more striking. Our position at Bull's Gap was covered by a spur of the mountains which shoots out from the south side of the Holston River towards the north bend of the Nolachucky, opening gaps that could be improved by the pick and shovel
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 38: battle of the Wilderness. (search)
try present for duty, equipped (aggregate)73,390 Cavalry (aggregate)12,424 Artillery and engineers2,764 Quartermaster's, subsistence, and medical departments, extra-duty men, and engineer brigade19,183 Ninth Corps, present for duty, equipped19,486 Total127,247 But deducting extra-duty men, claimed as non-combatants19,183 Leaves108,064 These figures are from Major-General A. A. Humphreys, chief of staff of the Army of the Potomac. But General Badeau, in his Military history of U. S. Grant, p. 94, gives as the exact numbers put into battle (after deducting a division of colored troops, not then used for battle service) the following: Army of the Potomac97,273 Ninth Corps22,708 Total119,981 From which he deducts the division of colored troops3,095 Leaving116,886 The Army of Northern Virginia stood on the west side of Rapidan River, Mine Run on its right, extending north, the left division, R. H. Anderson's, looking towards Madison Court-House; the Second and Thi
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