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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) 286 4 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 135 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 85 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 71 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 33 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 2 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. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 29 1 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 25 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 20 2 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 18 0 Browse Search
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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 36: Battle of Ezra Church (search)
enaciously Sherman's left. Logan, at a very early hour of July 27, 1864, had set in motion the three corps, Dodge's, Blair's, and Logan's, marching in the order named. In person I joined Dodge, at the head of the column, as he was already in Thomas's rear crossing the Buck Head road. Here I assumed command of the army. Sherman with a small staff came from his meager headquarters near the line of march, and rode along with me all the way behind Thomas's lines to his extreme right, where Palmer's intrenchments ended. Sherman told me that Morgan's division had that morning gone on by the Turner's Ferry road, which runs westerly. We, having just crossed it, turned southward just outside the forts which led a mile and a half to the Lick Skillet road. When he took me to a high point and showed me a wooded ridge between us and Atlanta, along which he desired me to form my troops, substantially connecting with Thomas, but following the curve of the Atlanta works. This ridge ran ne
to and beyond my right, and had Thomas send there also the whole of Palmer's corps. Ed. McCook had done well at the first onset. He struckrotecting his railroad, a vital line of supply. When Schofield and Palmer went to my right, Bate and Cleburne went to Hood's left. Withoutan those we had been able to deliver since Ezra chapel and directed Palmer to report to Schofield. As Palmer asserted himself as senior in raPalmer asserted himself as senior in rank and would not help, Schofieldwas unable to carry out Sherman's wishes. When Sherman criticised Palmer's course, he resigned, and BrigadiPalmer's course, he resigned, and Brigadier General Jeff C. Davis was promoted to a major general and sent to the command of the Fourteenth Corps. Schofield, though Palmer's junior, Palmer's junior, had been assigned to an army and department by the President. This friction occurred at a most unfortunate time in the face of the enemy and it caused delay and loss to us. I had always regarded General Palmer as a strong man, brave and resolute and of good judgment. Under simila
74, 75, 79-82, 87, 96. Otis, Elizabeth Stanchfield, I, 20. Otis, Elmer S., I, 49. Otis, Ensign, II, 45. Otis, Frances, I, 18. Otis, John, I, 17, 40, 41. Otis, Maria, I, 18. Otis, Oliver, I, 20. Otis, William O., I, 18, 40. Otto, August, I, 428. Overton, M. F., II, 587. Owen, Joshua T., I, 323, 326, 342, 343. Packard, A. 8., I, 31, 33. Page, Alexander, II, 387. Palmer, G. 8., I, 119, 137, 178, 249, 250, 310. Palmer, Innis S., I, 229, 341. Palmer, John M., I, 479, 505, 513, 530, 531, 542, 544, , , 573, 575, 581, 582, 584, 590, 592, 593, 606, 616, 619; II, 29, 30. Parker, Thomas J., I, 190, 243. Patterson, Robert, I, 133, 151, 164. Patterson, Robert F., II, 686. Payne, D. A., II, 320, 413. Peach TreeCreek, Battle, I,608-620. Peak, Mary S., II, 175. Pearson, E. P., I, 412, 472. Peck, John J., I, 233. Peck, Theodore S., II, 580, 582. Pender, William D., I, 407. Pendleton, George H., II, 200. Pendleton, Wi