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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 180 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 148 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 148 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 114 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 112 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 107 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 104 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 96 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 94 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 92 0 Browse Search
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nce of the United States of America the eighty-eighth. Abraham Lincoln. By the President: William H. Seward, Secretary of State. Correspondence between Generals Longstreet and Foster. headquarters confederate forces, East-Tennessee, January 3, 1864. To the Commanding General U. S. Forces East-Tennessee: sir: I find the more likely to lead to an honorable end than such a circulation of a partial promise of freedom. I am, sir, very respectfully, your most obedient servant, J. Longstreet, Lieutenant-General Commanding. headquarters Department of the Ohio, Knoxville, E. T., January 7, 1864. Lieutenant-General Commanding Forces in East-Tennesse I have the honor to be General, very respectfully, J. G. Foster, Major-General Commanding. headquarters Department of the Ohio, January 17, 1864. Lieutenant-General Longstreet, Commanding Confederate Forces East-Tennessee: General: I have the honor to acknowledge the reception of your letter of the eleventh inst. The admon
ut the tenth instant, various reports having been received that the enemy under Johnson had weakened his force by sending reenforcements to Polk, then opposing the advance of our forces under General Sherman; also that he had sent troops to aid Longstreet, in East-Tennessee; and it being the desire of the Commanding General of the military division, effectually to clear out the rebel army directly opposed to our forces at Knoxville, I received orders, on the tenth instant, to prepare to start for Knoxville on the thirteenth, with such force as could safely be spared from the protection of Chattanooga and its communications, to cooperate with the army of the Ohio in driving Longstreet from East-Tennessee. The army at this period had been very much weakened by the absence of many regiments who had gone to their respective States to reorganize as veteran volunteers — a list of which I have the honor to annex hereto — so that in making my preparations, I found but a small force available.