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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
breastworks and rifle-pits, which overlooked the interior of the redoubt. The latter was covered in front by large abatis; but a little beyond, the peninsula was intersected by two transversal hedges, with banquette and double ditch, capable of affording shelter to the assailants. The ground, formerly devoted to cottonraising, was deeply ravined by transversal furrows. Colonel Lamar occupied this position with one or two regiments. The remainder of Evans' troops had been posted by General Pemberton, who was in charge of the defence of Charleston, upon the summit of a slight prominence in the ground, which, originating back of St. John's Creek, extended across the whole island, commanding the entire country as far as the Federal camps, situated between four and a half and five miles from Secessionville. Benham, thinking that he would be able to surprise the enemy in these positions, put his troops in motion on the 16th of June, at two o'clock in the morning. Stevens' division,
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
he command of the army of the Cumberland. Van Dorn, on the contrary, severely censured by the Richmond government and the Confederate press, was deprived of the chief command. He retained the troops belonging to his immediate command, but General Pemberton, who subsequently acquired such unfortunate celebrity at Vicksburg, was placed over him. The campaign in that quarter had ended to the advantage of the Federals; they had obtained, not a doubtful success, as at Perryville, but a complete an the West, added his earnest solicitations to those of General Randolph, Secretary of War, to induce Mr. Davis to issue a formal order, directing Hindman to send twenty thousand men to the other side of the Mississippi to strengthen the army of Pemberton. This timely reinforcement might have changed the whole course of the war in the West; for, by preventing Bragg from weakening himself for the benefit of the army of the Mississippi, as we shall presently see, it would probably have enabled hi
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
army under the command of Lieutenantgeneral Pemberton. The abandonment of Kentucky by the Confehe lines of railway, but they had threatened Pemberton's communications seriously enough to convinc left, when, on the morning of December 1st, Pemberton evacuated all his positions and retired towaperfectly secured. Despairing to overtake Pemberton to inflict upon him a decisive defeat, Grants numerous cavalry, and to be able to pursue Pemberton if the latter should attempt to escape him. ush forward, and either to fight or to avoid Pemberton. In the latter contingency, he would have ho attack Vicksburg while Grant was detaining Pemberton at Grenada, and it was impossible to foreseemith with a garrison of twelve thousand pen. Pemberton was closely followed by three brigades, whic and Corinth, and massing a large army under Pemberton in front of Grant, they had left the task ofed to Vicksburg. These troops did not reach Pemberton for more than three weeks, when Grant had al[17 more...]