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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 342 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 333 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 292 10 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. 278 8 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 277 5 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 267 45 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 263 15 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) 252 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 228 36 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 3: political affairs.--Riots in New York.--Morgan's raid North of the Ohio. (search)
over to Bragg by flag of truce; but as the latter declined to receive him in that manner, he was, as General Hardee expressed it, dumped down in the neutral ground between the lines, and left there. He thus received hospitality from the Confederates in the capacity of a destitute stranger. They do not in anyway receive him officially, and it does not suit the policy of either party to be identified with one another. He told the generals that if Grant was severely beaten in Mississippi by Johnston, he did not think the war could be continued on its present great scale. --Three Months in the Southern States, page 137. Disappointed and disgusted, he soon left their society, escaped from Wilmington, and sailed to Nassau in a blockaderunner, and finally found his way to Canada, where he enjoyed congenial society among his refugee friends from the Confederate States, with whom he was in sympathy. Meanwhile, the Democratic Convention of Ohio had nominated him for Governor. The arrest o
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)
rragut were encircling Port Hudson with armed men; Lee was moving in force toward the Upper Potomac, and rumor declared that Bragg was sending re-enforcements to Johnston, in Grant's rear, See page 620, volume II. thought it a favorable time for Rosecrans to advance against his antagonist, push him across the Tennessee into Geor or foul, to give him strength sufficient to drive Rosecrans back toward the Cumberland or capture his army. Buckner, as we have seen, was ordered to join him. Johnston sent him a strong brigade from Mississippi, under General Walker, and the thousands of prisoners paroled by Grant and Banks at Vicksburg See note 2, page 630,on, and that glorious service Should insure a splendid reward. From Lookout Mountain, a step to the highest military honor and power is natural and inevitable. Johnston, Lee, and Beauregard learn with grateful emotions that the conqueror of Kentucky and Tennessee has been elevated to a position which his superiority deserves. F
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 5: the Chattanooga campaign.--movements of Sherman's and Burnside's forces. (search)
Sherman moves on Jackson, Mississippi. 145. Johnston attacked at and driven from Jackson, 146. detheir way back to Jackson, then reoccupied by Johnston, and thence into the ranks of the Confederate Richmond, of all honor. See page 131. Johnston, as we have observed, See page 631, volumelack River. This movement was effectual, and Johnston, as we have seen, was endeavoring to aid Pembhat officer's and McPherson's corps, to drive Johnston from Jackson and the railway. In the afterno scores of miles around Vicksburg, and pushed Johnston back to Jackson, where he took shelter July th, Forty-first, and Fifty-third Illinois. Johnston was aware that Sherman's ammunition train wason, excepting Lauman's troops, was trifling. Johnston reported his loss in Jackson at about 600, and of Sherman, when information reached him of Johnston's flight from Jackson. Then he returned to Vs right, with Baird's division refused, while Johnston's division remained in the intrenchments, und
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 7: the siege of Charleston to the close of 1863.--operations in Missouri, Arkansas, and Texas. (search)
tern Missouri, in perfect security as he supposed, for he did not think there was a National soldier within a hundred miles of him. Thompson was astonished, but not disconcerted. He declared it was too bad to interrupt him, for, if they had let him alone two weeks longer, he would have had three thousand men at his command. it was difficult to shield them from personal peril. Soon after the attack on Helena, See page 148. the surrender of Vicksburg and Port Hudson, and the retreat of Johnston from Jackson, See page 146. by which Grant's army was relieved from pressure, General Frederick Steele was sent to Helena to organize an expedition to capture Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas. His forces gathered there at the beginning of August numbered about six thousand men (including five hundred Indiana and Kansas cavalry), with twenty-two guns. He was soon joined by General Davidson (then operating in Arkansas, under the command of General Hurlbut) with an equal number of men
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 8: Civil affairs in 1863.--military operations between the Mountains and the Mississippi River. (search)
the vicinity of Dalton, in Georgia, commanded by General Joseph E. Johnston. It is about fifty thousand strong, including tire body of cavalry, under Wheeler, Wharton, and Morgan. Johnston's command embraced all the Confedcrate troops in Georgia.es of the Conspirators, one under Lee and the other under Johnston. To General Meade, as commander of the Army of the Potommond, and to Sherman was intrusted the duty of conquering Johnston and taking Atlanta. In these two generals Grant reposed That of the Confederates was about the same. When General Johnston, then at Dalton, in Northern Georgia (where the railw his front, and hovering on his flanks, and informed that Johnston, on hearing of Sherman's retreat from Meridian, had Buzloyed, and prevent their re-enforcing the army opposed to Johnston. In the performance of this duty, Forrest, taking advantanother raid into Tennessee and Kentucky, or re-enforcing Johnston, then contending hotly with Sherman in Northern Georgia,
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 10: the last invasion of Missouri.--events in East Tennessee.--preparations for the advance of the Army of the Potomac. (search)
mac in its movement on Richmond, and were making their way into Southwestern Virginia for the purpose of seizing the great railway communications between Lee and Johnston, Morgan, who, even with some disjointed cavalry forces Co-operating, was too feeble to oppose them, was sent over the mountains into Kentucky to raid through thaampaigns, into Virginia, to visit the theater of the simultaneous campaign against Richmond. Having visited the principal places of conflict between Sherman and Johnston on our way to Atlanta from Chattanooga, we now journeyed back without halting until we reached Cleveland, the place of junction of the railways leading into the strious cultivators. It presented a great contrast to the region in Georgia between Dalton and Atlanta, which was yet in the desolate state in which Sherman and Johnston had left it. At Knoxville we were the guests of Governor Brownlow, whose name and deeds are so conspicuous in the annals of the Civil War in Tennessee. His h
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
uction of the Confederate army under General Joseph E. Johnston, then at Dalton, in Northern Georgian. Sherman, meanwhile, was severely pressing Johnston at Resaca, at all points, and a general engag, enveloping the former stronghold, compelled Johnston to evacuate it. The cavalry of Garrard and Stmanded the beautiful town of Marietta. There Johnston, with the Chattahoochee River at his back, deade disposition for breaking through those of Johnston between Kenesaw and Pine mountains. Hooker wTennessee, Georgia, and Northern Alabama. Johnston to contract his lines and take a position of lank and rear. But the skillful and vigilant Johnston had too quickly ba provided for the safety of not comprehend or would not acknowledge, and Johnston was ordered to surrender the command of the ament of military affairs, in not re-enforcing Johnston and Hood. Georgia, he said, had then fifty rse. At length, through the kind offices of Dr. Johnston, who had been a surgeon in the Confederate [35 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)
e batteries of brass twelve-pounder Napoleon guns, with carriages, limbers, caissons, harness, equipments, ammunition, traveling forges, &c.; one battery of three-inch rifle and banded iron guns, and twelve-pounder bronze howitzers; 1 battery of four twelve-pounder bronze howitzers. The above two batteries were complete at all points, with carriages, limbers, caissons, harness, ammunition, equipments, &c. All of those guns, except the rifle battery (for General Morgan), were sent to General Johnston's army, which has altogether sixteen complete batteries of brass guns, which were mainly manufactured in every part. at the government foundery and machine works and gun-carriage department in this place. The most of these batteries are composed of the new twelve-pounder Napoleon guns, introduced in the service of the war by the present Emperor of the French; of these, over 85, weighing in the aggregate more than 50 tons, have been cast at the government foundery in this city, mainl
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 16: career of the Anglo-Confederate pirates.--closing of the Port of Mobile — political affairs. (search)
e ships, of which eight were set on fire and burned in a group before midnight. it was an ill-omened day for them and the insurance offices in New Bedford, said the historian of her cruise. This was the last act in the horrid drama of the Civil War. on the 2d of August the Commander of the Shenandoah was satisfactorily informed of the end of the Rebellion, before the raid on the whaling fleet, a San Francisco newspaper had reached the Shenandoah, with news of the surrender of Lee and Johnston, and the end of the War, but he did not choose to consider it authentic, coming from the enemy. by an English bark, when, contrary to the wishes of the ship's company, Waddell proceeded with his vessel to England, and delivered her as a prize to the British national vessel Donegal, in the harbor of Liverpool. one of the pirates, an officer of the Shenandoah, named Cornelius E. Hunt, wrote a history of the cruise of the Shenandoah, from which this brief sketch has been chiefly compiled.
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)
he Congaree at Columbia), hearing now and then of the approach of troops from the westward. Beauregard and Bragg had, in turn and in conjunction, tried in vain to thwart Sherman's plans, and the Conspirators, in their despair, had turned to General Johnston as their only hope for the maintenance of their cause below the Roanoke. 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'sherman, warned Hardee hat 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 evacuation, Hardee employed a short time in destroying as much property in Charleston, that might be useful to the Nationals, as possible. At
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