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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 465 3 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 382 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 375 5 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 344 2 Browse Search
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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 283 1 Browse Search
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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 267 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 253 1 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 250 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 1: operations in Virginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. (search)
ongstreet thought his plan was working well, when spies informed him that General Foster, the successor of Burnside, See page 315, volume II. had ordered Peck to send three thousand soldiers to oppose Hill. Being in readiness, Longstreet at once crossed the Blackwater on pontoon bridges, and made a forced march on Suffolk April 1863. with about twenty-eight thousand men in three columns, under skillful commanders, The Confederates were in four divisions, commanded respectively by Generals Hood, French, Pickett, and Anderson. capturing the cavalry outposts of the Nationals on the way. Peck was ready for him, and Longstreet found in that officer an antagonist as vigilant and active as himself. He had watched the Confederates with sleepless scrutiny, and had penetrated their designs. He kept his superior informed of the increasing number of foes in his front, and had been re-enforced in March by a division under General Getty, making his whole force about fourteen thousand. No
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 2: Lee's invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. (search)
Corps followed, with McLaws's division, 12,000, in advance; Hood's, 12,000; and Pickett's, 7,000; the latter having the wagoacing Sickles and Hancock, was composed of the divisions of Hood and McLaws, of Longstreet's corps. Hill's three divisions points. He sent his right division, under the dashing General Hood, to strike the salient of Sickles's bent line, at the pusand men hurled vigorously upon it. After a hard struggle, Hood's right pushed for the wooded hollow, between the peak knows were there just in time to save the ridge from seizure by Hood's Texans, who were at that moment scaling its rough slopes riving before them an unsupported battery upon a brigade of Hood's division, which made a feeble resistance and fled, leavinick's command, on the Confederate right, for they prevented Hood from turning Meade's left during the terrible battle on thes. Armistead, Pender, and Semmes were mortally wounded; Generals Hood and Trimble were severely wounded, and Generals Anderso
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 4: campaign of the Army of the Cumberland from Murfreesboro'to Chattanooga. (search)
in the battle of Chickamauga. Confederate Troops--General J. Longstreet's corps, three divisions, commanded by Generals J. B. Hood, E. M. McLaws, and B. R. Johnson. General L. Polk's corps, three divisions, commanded by Generals B. F. Cheatham, gap, which Longstreet quickly saw, and before Davis, by McCook's order, could fill it with three light brigades, he thrust Hood into it. The latter, with Stewart, charged furiously, with Buckner supporting him by a simultaneous advance on the National right. Hood's column struck Davis on the right and Brannan on the left, and Sheridan in the rear, severing the army by isolating five brigades which lost full forty per cent. of their numbers. The whole right wing of the Nationals was so shatteremnant of seven divisions of the Army of the Cumberland. Longstreet was then in immediate command of his own veterans, for Hood had lost a. leg during the morning; and to human vision there seemed no ray of hope for the Nationals. But Thomas stood l
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
audacity, that Sherman said he could not expect Hood to repeat his mistake after the examples of Dal covering every road connected with Atlanta. Hood's policy was to fight for positions, not to abal hundred of their comrades dead on the field. Hood's entire loss in this desperate conflict was abnt, and, in the event of a battle, to fall upon Hood's flank and rear. These troops were delayed inr which came the chief supplies for Atlanta and Hood's army. The latter extended a parallel line ofwhile Schofield felt none. The reason was that Hood, on account of Kilpatrick's raid, had divided h While Sherman was resting his army at Atlanta, Hood, who was joined by Hardee, near Jonesboroa, andhe enemy. In obedience to these instructions, Hood now moved rapidly northwestward, and threatened, or force him to fight. He was now puzzled by Hood's movements, and knew no better way to force hiurth and Fourteenth Corps, should move round to Hood's rear, from Tilton to the vicinity of Villanow[57 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 15: Sherman's March to the sea.--Thomas's campaign in Middle Tennessee.--events in East Tennessee. (search)
ennessee and Northern Alabama, the movements of Hood against Sherman's communications northward of tt Mobile, had about fifty-five thousand men. Hood's army was composed of about 42,000 infantry and had not to exceed eighteen thousand men, when Hood, at four o'clock in the afternoon, Nov. 30. cahe contest. The advantage was with Schofield. Hood was checked, and had lost heavily. He was bered, and 702 prisoners, making a total of 6,252. Hood lost the following general officers: Cleburne, flank, with General Knipe's in reserve, struck Hood's left on Richland Creek, near Hardin's house. right, pressed on due south until confronted by Hood's new line of defenses on Overton's Hill, five portant than these, he had broken the spirit of Hood's army beyond hope of recovery. Wilson instawas away on a raid when Thomas sallied out upon Hood, joined the latter, and, with his cavalry and f was conspicuous, when the attack was made upon Hood's salient on Montgomery Hill. It was just afte[62 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 17: Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--the capture of Fort Fisher. (search)
. That able officer was now again in command in that region, and at the time we are considering, Cheatham was moving from Northern Mississippi with the remnant of Hood's army, with orders to get in front of Sherman, and, in co-operation with Hardee at Charleston, arrest his progress through South Carolina. But Sherman's movements were too rapid to allow Cheatham to execute his order, and the National army was at Columbia before any of Hood's men appeared. Slocum had not been molested by them, and he arrived upon the banks of the Saluda, a few miles from Columbia, at almost the same hour when Howard reached it, after the burning of the bridge over the he must instantly leave Charleston by the only railway now left open for his use, and endeavor to join Beauregard and Cheatham, who were then, with the remnant of Hood's army, making their way into North Carolina, where Johnston intended to concentrate all his available forces, in Sherman's path. Having determined upon a speedy
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 18: capture of Fort Fisher, Wilmington, and Goldsboroa.--Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--Stoneman's last raid. (search)
to seize the crossing of the creek on the Dover road, they marched with alacrity. Hoke watched the movement keenly. He had just been re-enforced by a remnant of Hood's army, under Cheatham, and feeling strong, he sent a force, under cover of the tangled swamp, around Upham's flank, to fall upon his rear and surprise him. This wmbia. But when Kilpatrick crossed the Saluda, on the day Feb. 17. when the main army reached Columbia, he found Wheeler ahead of him. At that time the remnant of Hood's army, under Cheatham, was moving northeastward in that region, and for a day the Union cavalry marched parallel with it, a stream dividing the hostile columns. soldiers, under the able General Joseph E. Johnston. It was composed of the combined forces of Hardee, from Charleston; Beauregard, from Columbia; Cheatham, with Hood's men, and the garrison at Augusta; Hoke, with the forces which had been defending the seaboard of North Carolina, and the cavalry of Wheeler and Hampton. These,
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 19: the repossession of Alabama by the Government. (search)
248), and then they were sent to West Point, in Georgia, for the support of General Hood, where they erected a strong work, commanding the railway and the Chattahoch his triumphal march through Georgia, to the sea-board, and Thomas had decimated Hood's army in Middle Tennessee, Grant and the Government determined to take active me, the Sixteenth Army Corps (General A. J. Smith), which had assisted in driving Hood out of Tennessee, was ordered to join Canby. It was then cantoned at Eastport. cation with Mobile. Spanish Fort was garrisoned by nearly three thousand men of Hood's late army, under General R. L. Gibson. It was soon found that Spanish Fort he Alabama reserves, and a brigade of veterans from Missouri and Mississippi, of Hood's army, under General Cockerell. The two brigades numbered about three thousandive iron founderies. The march of Cheatham toward the Carolinas, with a part of Hood's broken army, and the employment of the remainder at Mobile, made nearly the wh
battle of, 3.385; second battle of, 3.389: flight of Hood from, 3.393; occupation of by Sherman, 3.394; buildioard the Valley City, 2.175. Decatur, siege of by Hood, 3.417. Declaration of Independence of South Caron, 1.178; Sherman's campaign in against Johnston and Hood, 3.374-3.399; Sherman's march through to Savannah, 3ar, 1.131. Honey Springs, battle at, 3.214. Hood, Gen., at the battle of Gettysburg, 3.66; supersedes Joof for the relief of Vicksburg, 2.624; superseded by Hood, 3.383; details of the surrender of to Sherman, 3.57st, 2.501; attempt of Forrest on, 2.539; Invested by Hood, 3.424; battle of, 3.425; visit of the author to in -3.240; his campaign in Georgia against Johnston and Hood, 3.374-3.399; his. great march from Atlanta to Savantary governor of 2.285; Thomas's campaign in against Hood, 3.416-3.429. Tennessee Iron Works, destruction ohe command of by Sherman, 3.399; campaign of against Hood in Tennessee, 3.416-3.429. Thompson, Gen., Jeff.