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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 53 3 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 27 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 18 4 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 13 3 Browse Search
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ays hard pressed by Wheeler. He also reported his command about ten (10) miles from Louisville, on the road leading direct to Buckhead Bridge. At his request, I immediately sent a brigade of infantry from Baird's division, commanded by Colonel Morton C. Hunter, to his support. He, however, experienced less difficulty than was apprehended; and joining my command during the day, went into camp on the east side of Bay Creek, supported by Colonel Hunter's brigade, until the general advance was reColonel Hunter's brigade, until the general advance was resumed, December first. November thirtieth, my troops occupied the same position, skirmishing with the enemy's cavalry, who made several pertinacious attempts to drive in our pickets; except General Carlin's division, which, in compliance with orders from wing headquarters, marched to Sebastopol, with a view to uncovering the crossing of the Ogeechee by other troops advancing in that direction. December first, in the general advance of the army upon Millen, my general instructions required
seventh, corps reviewed by Major-General Sherman. The division entered upon the campaign organized as it had hitherto been, into three brigades of infantry, commanded respectively by Colonel George P. Este, Fourteenth Ohio volunteers; Colonel Morton C. Hunter, Eighty-second Indiana volunteers; and Colonel N. Gleason, Eighty-seventh Indiana volunteers. The Fifth Wisconsin battery, four guns, Captain Joseph McKnight, was likewise attached to it. Our effective force of fighting men during theGunshot.  9.Lamar, Charles,Private,H,89th Ohio,Chest,Gunshot.  In closing this report, I have again to commend to the notice of my superior commanders the ability and meritorious services of Colonel George P. Este, Fourteenth Ohio; Colonel Morton C. Hunter, Eighty-second Indiana; and Colonel N. Gleason, Eighty-seventh Indiana, who commanded my three brigades, and to ask for their promotions, at least by brevet, to the rank of Brigadier-General. I have also to request that Colonel B. D.
ured for breaching Fort Sumter. This plan General Hunter delayed from day to day, not authorizing io, (the great cause of delay at any time,) General Hunter would not consent to it, and the propositiorris Island. With all these facts before General Hunter, which showed him that had he authorized G In consequence, after a consultation with General Hunter, a strong reconnoitring or attacking force 3 o'clock and the earliest daylight. And General Hunter, who had ordered the steamer to leave at sthe reconnoissance, and, as is well known, General Hunter delayed his departure until the twelfth. m the enemy. And General Benham stated to General Hunter, that he considered it indispensable to hoevious order of reconnoissance approved by General Hunter, with the line proposed as indispensable, assault not capped. The written orders of General Hunter had been made known to both Generals Wrighfold previous approval of that movement by General Hunter; or if the positive disobedience of that o[9 more...]
I am directed by him to bring to your notice a few of those. The best authenticated news-papers received from the United States announce as a fact that Major-General Hunter has armed slaves for the murder of their masters, and has thus done all in his power to inaugurate a servile war, which is worse than that of the savage, is to the indiscriminate slaughter of ages, sexes, and conditions. Brigadier-General Phelps is reported to have initiated at New-Orleans the example set by Major-General Hunter on the coast of South-Carolina. Brigadier-General G. W. Fitch is stated in the same journal to have murdered in cold blood two peaceful citizens, because odent of the confederate States to repeat the inquiry relative to the cases of Mumford and Owen, and to ask whether the statements in relation to the action of Generals Hunter, Phelps, and Fitch are admitted to be true, and whether the conduct of these generals is sanctioned by their Government. I am further directed by his Excelle
bored zealously and sedulously, night and day, in and out of the water, from the first to the thirteenth of May inclusive, when the passage of the boats was completed. Upon my arrival at Alexandria, on the twenty-fifth of April, I found Major-General Hunter with despatches from the Lieutenant-General commanding the armies, reaffirming instructions which I had received at Grand Ecore, relating to the operations of the army elsewhere, and to the necessity of bringing the Shreveport campaign to an end without delay. The only possible means of executing the peremptory orders had already been taken. General Hunter left on the thirtieth April, with despatches to the Lieutenant-General giving a report of the condition of affairs; that the fleet could not pass the rapids, that there was no course for the army but to remain for its protection; that the enemy would concentrate all his forces at that point for the destruction of the army and the fleet; and that it was necessary to concentrat