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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 426 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 312 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 272 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 241 3 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 132 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 122 4 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. 97 1 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 85 1 Browse Search
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) 84 0 Browse Search
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ertinacious entreaties. Here really began his brilliant career. Highly impressed with the nobleness and importance of the profession he had embraced, he devoted himself with ardent zeal and untiring perseverance to his multitudinous studies, and went through his four years course with no less distinction than success. He was graduated July 1st, 1838, being second in a class of forty-five, and on July 7th of the same year was appointed Second Lieutenant in the United States Engineers. Generals Hardee, Wayne, Ed. Johnson, Reynolds, Stevenson, Trapier, and Sibley, of the Confederate army, and Mc-Dowell, A. T. Smith, Granger, Barney, and McKinstry, of the Federal army, were classmates of his, and were graduated at the same time. His life was uneventful from that date to the year 1846-47, when, according to plans drawn up by Captain J. G. Barnard, U. S. Engineers, and himself, he directed the fortification works at the city of Tampico. In the month of March, 1847, he joined the expe
by sickness, General Beauregard was visited by General Hardee, a classmate of his at the Academy at West Poind already counselled. In his conversation with General Hardee he reiterated this opinion, and it was agreed between them that General Hardee should open the subject anew to General Johnston, and urge him to adopt Generaneral Beauregard's room, between Generals Johnston, Hardee, and himself, Colonel Mackall, A. A. G., being pres still practicable, if immediately carried out, General Hardee concurring, though not with much earnestness. Fort Henry, in his absence Generals Beauregard and Hardee drew up a memorandum of General Johnston's projectemy quarters (Covington House) by Generals Johnston, Hardee, and myself (Colonel Mackall, A. A. G., being prese will be made. G. T. Beauregard, Gen. C. S. A., W. J. Hardee, Maj.-Gen. Orders were accordingly issued oner course, General Johnston should have left to General Hardee the evacuation of Bowling Green and the conduct
g the line of the Nashville and Chattanooga railroad, as in that event previously determined upon, and fully set forth in the memorandum of his plan of campaign, given in the preceding chapter, at page 220. The following is General Johnston's letter to the War Department, in explanation of his future operations: Headquarters Western Department, Nashville, February 18th, 1862. Sir,—In conformity with the intention announced to the department, the corps under the command of Major-General Hardee completed the evacuation of Bowling Green on the 14th instant, and the rear guard passed the Cumberland at this point yesterday morning in good order. I have ordered the army to encamp to-night midway between this place and Murfreesboroa. My purpose is, to place the force in such a position that the enemy cannot concentrate his superior strength against the command, and to enable me to assemble as rapidly as possible such other troops in addition as it may be in my power to colle
too late to commence action on that day. Generals Hardee and Bragg request General Beauregard to ra circular letter to Generals Bragg, Polk, and Hardee, directing them to hold their several corps inral Bragg's headquarters, to Generals Polk and Hardee, who received them, as well as now remembered,osed it. By this time, Major-Generals Polk and Hardee had likewise arrived. I then remarked that, aick Creek. 1. The Third Corps, under Major-General Hardee, will advance, as soon as practicable, wo good guides, will report for service to General Hardee. 3. At 3 o'clock A. M., to-morrow, the letter, addressed to Generals Bragg, Polk, and Hardee, severally corps commanders. As for the ordommence the action on that day. Soon after General Hardee's line of battle (the front one) had been to three lines of battle; the first, under General Hardee, extended from near Owl Creek, on the left or otherwise, according to exigencies. General Hardee's effective force of infantry and artiller[5 more...]
adden's, Hindman's, and Wood's brigades of General Hardee's line, and was driven back upon his camps from General Johnston, informing him that General Hardee's line was within half a mile of the enemye engagement in that quarter, the right of General Hardee's line under a severe fire, and requiring pened that Cleburne's brigade, the left of General Hardee's line, was moving single-handed against G line of attack, had come into position on General Hardee's left, and was ready to grapple with Geneorps; one brigade (Russell's) of Polk's corps; Hardee's three brigades (Cleburne's, Wood's, and Hind create enthusiasm on the part of the men. General Hardee, in command on the left, to whom General Bs, p. 329. The remaining troops, under General Hardee—that is to say, Wood's brigade, greatly dillace's fresh force of eight thousand men. General Hardee's corps and General Breckinridge's divisiod among them. Colonel Forrest so advised Generals Hardee and Breckinridge, suggesting that an atta[18 more...]
ted that the enemy was about to assume the offensive. Generals Hardee, Breckinridge, and Bragg repaired at once to their resimmediately at hand, with which to oppose this onset. General Hardee had, under his orders, on his extreme right, two of Guently reinforced by Trabue's brigade. On the left of General Hardee came General Breckinridge; and between him and Generaltered widely, the regiments of the brigades of Bragg's and Hardee's corps had slept here and there, among the captured encamry regiment. They gradually fell back in the direction of Hardee's line, then being formed near and beyond McClernand's oldof which they retired soon afterwards, to take position on Hardee's right flank. Nelson's advancing line soon encountered Cen hotly engaged, shortly after Nelson's, with the rest of Hardee's and part of Breckinridge's commands, and, after a severe the rear guard. Then came the commands of Generals Polk, Hardee, and Bragg, which gradually withdrew from the field, behin
, in successive lines, Only two corps, Generals Hardee's and Bragg's, were thus deployed; the otthousand infantry, so that the first line, General Hardee's, consisting of four brigades, contained rps of Generals Jackson and Longstreet. General Hardee's command, used to marching and moving as y, they might very well follow and support General Hardee's lines, but might not do so well if deplod from Kentucky and middle Tennessee, with General Hardee's corps; hence, it was thought advisable, tions were carried in from one to two hours by Hardee's corps of four brigades, numbering nine thousthe different commands, especially Bragg's and Hardee's, were not collected and reorganized in time and artillery, under Generals Breckinridge and Hardee, to oppose Buell's three fresh divisions, suppconducting the battle, it was suggested by General Hardee that you should ride in front of his line gard: * * * * * * * * Soon after this, General Hardee, accompanied by his staff, came forward an
he army at Tupelo, in June, 1862, he frequently called on Generals Polk, Bragg, Hardee, and Breckinridge, for their reports of the battle, but always in vain; their crmed with 42-, 82-, and 24-pounders, brought from Pensacola and Mobile. General Hardee's corps extended along and from the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, in frosition and should be prepared to execute the movement intrusted to him. General Hardee was to guard the partly vacated lines of Generals Van Dorn and Bragg, by exled his subordinate commanders together—namely, Generals Bragg, Van Dorn, Polk, Hardee, Breckinridge, and, by request, Major-General Price—to discuss the necessity of: the evacuation of Corinth had now become imperative. See, in Appendix, General Hardee's views of the situation, as given in a letter to General Beauregard (May 2d to a meeting of general officers, composed of Generals Bragg, Polk, Van Dorn, Hardee, Price, and Breckinridge, who unanimously approved of the movement. In retir
ed at 8 1/2 A. M. 9 1/2 A. M. a surgeon of General Hardee's corps reported to me that the General's , was ordered by you from in front to find General Hardee, and see how he was getting along, but to along, following his order, the command of General Hardee, and, the Bark road being unoccupied, movee road was too narrow to admit of a passage of Hardee's train, so it became necessary to lift Genera very respectfully, your obedient servant, W. J. Hardee, Lieut.-Genl. To General S. Cooper, Adj.-Gs consequences. Respectfully submitted, W. J. Hardee, Maj.-Genl. Genl. G. T. Beauregard, Comdg.n, at the time hereinafter indicated: 1st. Hardee's corps will move on the direct road from his rs ought not to leave before 2.30 o'clock, for Hardee's left would then be uncovered while moving inear Creek, near General Jones's lines. You or Hardee must keep a strong guard of infantry and two p E. Van Dorn; Major-General L. Polk; Major-General W. J. Hardee; Major-General J. C. Breckinridge: [34 more...]