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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 129 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 43 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., The opposing forces at Shiloh. (search)
Battery, Capt. T. J. Stanford. Brigade loss: k, 93; w, 421; m, 3 = 517. Second division, Major-Gen. B. F. Cheatham (w). Staff loss: w, 1. First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson (w), Col. Preston Smith (w): Blythe's Miss., Col. A. K. Blythe (k), Lieut.-Col. D. L. Herron (k), Major James Moore; 2d Tenn., Col. J. Knox Walker; 15th Tenn., Lieut.-Col. R. C. Tyler (w), Major John F. Hearn; 154th Tenn. (senior), Col. Preston Smith, Lieut.-Col. Marcus J. Wright; Tenn. Battery, Capt. Marshall T. Polk (w). Brigade loss: k, 120; w, 607; m, 13 = 740. Second Brigade, Col. William H. Stephens, Col. George Maney: 7th Ky., Col. Charles Wickliffe (m. w), Lieut.-Col. W. D. Lannom; 1st Tenn. (battalion), Col. George Maney, Major H. R. Field; 6th Tenn., Lieut.-Col. T. P. Jones, Col. W. H. Stephens; 9th Tenn., Col. H. L. Douglass; Miss. Battery, Capt. Melancthon Smith. Brigade loss: k, 75; w, 413; m, 3 =491. Cavalry: 1st Miss., Col. A. J. Lindsay; Miss. and Ala. Battalion, Lieut.-Col. R. H
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., chapter 12.46 (search)
t was at Cairo and Paducah with 20,000 men; and Polk, to oppose his invasion, had seized Columbus, Knd apathy prevented adequate preparations. General Polk says in a report, the principal difficulty extremity with a reduced garrison, and withdraw Polk and his army for active movements. Beauregard in the western district 17,500 effectives under Polk, and at or near Corinth 3000 men under Pope Wald in there, the worse we can make it for them. Polk is a true soldier and a friend. General Bragr Polk, and three brigades under Breckinridge. Polk's command was massed in columns of brigades on the road from Monterey toward the same point. Polk was to advance on the left of the Bark road, ate support wherever it should become necessary. Polk's corps, 9136 strong in infantry and artillery,o the left to support Cleburne and fought under Polk the rest of the day; and the other two were ledng Sherman slowly but steadily back. Bragg and Polk met about half-past 10 o'clock, and by agreemen[14 more...]
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., chapter 12.47 (search)
ille, Tennessee, 8000; besides 17,000 under General Polk, chiefly at Columbus, and for the most partrtillery, and infantry, the corps under Major-Generals Polk, Bragg, and Hardee respectively, and th miles north of Corinth, reached me through General Polk, to the effect that he was being menaced byompany. These orders reached the hands of Generals Polk and Hardee by 1:30 A. M., and General Brecre 10 A. M., I explained to and instructed Generals Polk, Bragg, and Hardee, also, at my headquartearches, and the best trained in field service. Polk's corps followed Hardee's necessarily, because ssion of the troops. Moreover, Hardee's corps (Polk's also), with all detached brigades, had been ued, coupled with criticisms based thereon. General Polk's corps of 9036 men, exclusive of cavalry, Ruggles's division of Bragg's, aided by some of Polk's troops, left Wallace (W. H. L.) on the advancof his own troops, as also of Clark's division, Polk's corps, with Trabue's brigade of Kentuckians; [17 more...]
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., Notes of a Confederate staff-officer at Shiloh. (search)
rinth.-General Cheatham had addressed it to General Polk, his corps commander, informing him that a anoeuvring in his proximity during the day. General Polk had in due course sent the message to Generar order to the three corps commanders, Major-Generals Polk, Bragg, and Hardee, directing that each Bragg. These orders were delivered to Generals Polk and Hardee by 1:40 A. M., as shown by theiy for the march. But no movement was made; General Polk's corps in some way blocked the line of maron. Thereupon, an aide-de-camp was sent to General Polk, who, to the surprise of all, explained thas. The meeting took place about 4 o'clock. General Polk now reported that his men were almost destie inexplicable manner in which both Bragg's and Polk's corps had been delayed, both before reaching igade in Bragg's corps to a certain brigade in Polk's corps, of which Colonel Maney would have the t one time I had with me the chiefs-of-staff of Polk, Bragg, and Hardee, Colonel David Urquhart, the[1 more...]
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., Surprise and withdrawal at Shiloh. (search)
undreds left their positions and came to see the captured Yanks. But after a while the Confederates were gotten into ranks, and a perfect line of battle was formed, with our left wing resting on Owl Creek and our right on the Tennessee River. General Polk was on the left, then Bragg, then Hardee, then Breckinridge. In our front only one single point was showing fight, a hill crowned with artillery. I was with General Bragg, and rode with him along the front of his corps. I heard him say overis sufficiently complete; it is needless to expose our men to the fire of the gun-boats. General Bragg said, My God, was a victory ever sufficiently complete? and added, Have you given that order to any one else? Yes, sir, was the reply, to General Polk, on your left; and if you will look to the left, you will see that the order is being obeyed. General Bragg looked, and said, My God, my God, it is too late! and turning to me, he said, Captain, carry that order to the troops on the right ;
hitto up to Forrest's district, with the brigades of Colonel Wood and Colonel Mabry; and the district south of the Homochitto was in charge of Brig.-Gen. George B. Hodge, with Scott's brigade. In the district of Central and Northern Alabama, also in Maury's department, Gen. D. W. Adams had two brigades, Clanton's and Armistead's. The latter contained Armistead's Mississippi regiment, under Col. Philip B. Spence. The military posts in Mississippi were commanded as follows: Aberdeen, Col. Marshall T. Polk; Brandon, Capt. Wm. R. Spears; Canton, Capt. John N. Archer; Columbus, Col. Levi McCullum; Enterprise, Maj. M. S. Ward; Grenada, Lieut.-Col. Nathaniel Wickliffe; Jackson, Lieut.-Col. Archibald Macfarlane; Macon, Maj. Bell G. Bidwell; Meridian, Lieut.-Col. G. W. Law; Okolona, Maj. E. G. Wheeler; Oxford, Capt. Charles T. Biser; Panola, Capt. R. C. Walsh. On August 24th General Maury telegraphed Forrest, You have again saved Mississippi. Come and help Mobile. Fort Morgan, after a
campaign eastern Virginia campaign — Shenandoah Valley campaign. During the active military operations of 1864, the greater part of the military strength of Mississippi had been drawn to the army under Johnston and later under Hood. When General Polk went into north Georgia, where his life was soon to be sacrificed for the cause of the Confederacy, he took with him the Mississippi infantry which had served theretofore in the defense of the State, and they, added to the brigades which had fve. The Thirty-seventh Mississippi, Col. Orlando S. Holland, from the department of the Gulf, was attached to General Cantey's command, subsequently in Major-General Walthall's division. In the army of Mississippi, commanded after the death of Polk by W. W. Loring, and then by A. P. Stewart, were found in Loring's division the brigade of Gen. W. S. Featherston: Third regiment, Col. T. A. Mellon; Twenty-second, Maj. M. A. Oatis; Thirty-first, Col. M. D. L. Stephens; Thirty-third, Col. Jabez L
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Belmont. (search)
as in camp at Columbus, Kentucky. This was General Polk's headquarters. His encampment was stronglen Colonel Tappan received information from General Polk of the threatened attack, together with ordnt opened, General Pillow had dispatched to General Polk for additional ammunition and a regiment ofackson and the other under command of Captain Marshall T. Polk, were also forwarded. Unfortunately, was broken in the center, as above stated, General Polk says in his official report: By this h I was lieutenant-colonel and in command. General Polk took command of these regiments, together wving at the point where his transports lay, General Polk ordered the column headed by the One Hundrepursuit of the enemy, which pursuit, led by General Polk, was continued, the enemy being constantly column had reached the lower battery, near General Polk's headquarters, when they directed their fi our brigade. Colonel Smith says: Major-General Polk, who, in company with Brigadier General [12 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N. Y., [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, March 30, April 6, 27, and May 12, 1902.] (search)
anding brigade in Army of Northern Virginia; (2d) commanding District of Gulf in 1862; (3d) commanding District in Trans-Mississippi Department, 1863-‘65. Marshall T. Polk. 1558. Born North Carolina Appointed at Large. 23. Lieutenant-Colonel, February, 1863. Chief of artillery, Polk's Corps (Army of Mississippi), Army oPolk's Corps (Army of Mississippi), Army of Tennessee. Philip Stockton. 1568. Born New Jersey. Appointed New Jersey. 33. Colonel, June, 1862. Chief of ordnance, Army of Mississippi, in 1862. Afterwards commanding arsenal at San Antonio, Texas. Arthur P. Bagby.* 1574. Born Alabama. Appointed at Large. 39. Brigadier-General, March 1, 1864. Commandin, at Culpeper Courthouse, Virginia. Richard H. Brewer. 1809. Born Maryland. Appointed Maryland. 12. Major, Assistant Adjutant-General, staff of Lieutenant-General Polk (Army of Mississippi), Army of Tennessee. Died June 25, 1864, of wounds received June 5, at Piedmont, Va. Andrew Jackson.* 1812. Born Tennessee.