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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 604 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 570 8 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 498 4 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 456 2 Browse Search
William A. Crafts, Life of Ulysses S. Grant: His Boyhood, Campaigns, and Services, Military and Civil. 439 3 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 397 3 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 368 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 21. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 368 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 334 0 Browse Search
Owen Wister, Ulysses S. Grant 330 0 Browse Search
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-The Joint Resolution of Thanks to Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, and the Officers and Soldiers who Medal to be struck, to be presented to Major-General Grant in the name of the People of the Uniteded a joint resolution of thanks to Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, and the officers and soldiers und medal to be struck, to be presented to Major-General Grant in the name of the people of the Unitedthanks of Congress be presented to Major-General Ulysses S. Grant, and through him to the officers as, and inscriptions, to be presented to Major-General Grant. When the medal shall have been struckransmit it, together with the medal, to Major-General Grant, to be presented to him in the name of ctfully recommend the appointment of Major-General U. S. Grant for the position of lieutenant-generctfully recommend the appointment of Major-General U. S. Grant, of Illinois, for the position of lih was read twice. The bill provided: That General Grant, Admiral Farragut, Vice-President Hamlin, [1 more...]
dvance of our army at present likely to prevent additional reenforcements being sent against General Grant by the enemy in our front? 4. Do you think an immediate advance of this army advisable? y we should not, at this time, advance upon the enemy :-- 1. With Hooker's army defeated, and Grant's bending all its energies in a yet undecided struggle, it is bad policy to risk our only reservthe difficulty of an advance. 5. General Hurlburt has sent the most of his forces away to General Grant, thus leaving West Tennessee uncovered, and laying our right flank and rear open to raids of result at Vicksburg, the determination of its fate will give large reenforcements to Bragg. If Grant is successful, his army will require many weeks to recover from the shock and strain of his late while Johnson will send back to Bragg a force sufficient to insure the safety of Tennessee. If Grant fails, the same result will inevitably follow, so far as Bragg's army is concerned. No man can
, and to him all my reports were made. If General Grant had ever expressed himself displeased withwith the annual documents, shows that Lieutenant-General Grant must have been misinformed in relatioank-road, and the bridge was broken down. General Grant and General Meade were about ten miles fro all in communication with headquarters of General Grant, and through him with General Sheridan, wh route was used for communications between General Grant and General Sheridan the two preceding daywhen General Sheridan wrote his report and General Grant authorized its publication; and it was buteral Meade 10.15 P. M., five minutes after General Grant's to General Sheridan. It reached me 10.5e, we have two hours to add to the time of General Grant's writing to General Sheridan. I venture will give a copy of a dispatch from him to General Grant, written at six A. M., April 1, an officia Very respectfully, your obedient servant, U. S. Grant, Lieutenant-General. The following repo[6 more...]
ing important, and if I ascertain that part of Grant's army is reinforcing Rosecrans, will dispatch to the Memphis and Charleston depot. Part of Grant's army reported to be going to Corinth, and doAm satisfied Rosecrans will be reinforced from Grant's army. Shall I order troops to Tullahoma? Oson. He has land forces at New Carthage, from Grant's army, and can reinforce them to any extent; mly convinced that the Federal army, under General Grant, would have been unable to maintain its corant: Vicksburg, July 3, 1863. Major-General U. S. Grant, commanding U. S. Forces, near Vicksery respectfully, Your obedient servant, U. S. Grant, Major-General. This letter was immediaadquarters, Vicksburg, July 3, 1863. Major-General U. S. Grant, commanding, &c.: General: I haveery respectfully, Your obedient servant, U. S. Grant, Major-General. In response to this notadquarters, Vicksburg, July 4, 1863. Major-General U. S. Grant, commanding United States Forces, &c[6 more...]
t the chances of battle in our favor — keeping so near the United States army as to prevent its sending reinforcements to Grant — and hoping, by taking advantage of positions and opportunities, to reduce the odds against us by partial engagements. Missionary Ridge, with one brigade added (Mercer's), and two taken away (Baldwin's and Quarles'). That opposed to us was Grant's army of Missionary Ridge, then estimated at eighty thousand by our principal officers, increased, as I have stated, by those confronting me had apparently been approved, and as General Lee in keeping on the defensive, and retreating towards Grant's objective point, under circumstances like mine, was adding to his great fame, both in the estimation of the administrat me. He talked much more of affairs in Virginia than Georgia, asserting, what I believed, that Sherman's army outnumbered Grant's, and impressed me with the belief that his visits to me were unofficial. A brief report by General Hood as Lieutenan
e necessary to fall back the day following. I look upon the showing of a cavalry force so near us as an indication of a retreat, and they a force to cover it. U. S. Grant, Major-General. After midnight the following despatch was received: Headquarters encampment, September 18, 1862. General: Your despatch received. last night, and now this morning again, and unless you can create a diversion in his favor he may find his hands full. Hurry up your troops — all possible. U. S. Grant, Major-General, The statement that the engagement had commenced again in the morning was on the strength of hearing artillery. General Ord, hearing the sathe enemy in another direction, I ordered a movement from Bolivar towards Holly Springs. This was conducted by Brigadier-General Lauman. Before completing this report the report of Major-General Ord was received, and accompanies this: I am, Colonel, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, U. S. Grant, Major-General.
, when I received instructions from Lieutenant-General Smith to remain in this vicinity. On the fifth instant General Smith was here in person, and directed me to proceed to Ashton, on the Mississippi, and endeavor to blockade the river against the enemy's transports and supply boats. In accordance with these instructions, I marched from here on the ninth instant. The same morning Captain Janes, who had been sent with a flag of truce to deliver a communication from General Taylor to General Grant, returned and reported the delivery of the despatch to the enemy's pickets at Young's Point. He brought intelligence, derived from sources that I did not wholly credit, that Vicksburg had capitulated on the fourth instant. Not considering this entirely certain, I continued my movements, but the same day I received the intelligence, unfortunately too well authenticated to admit of a doubt. At the same time I received instructions from Lieutenant-General Smith to return to this point,