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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
ng Vicksburg, were sending reinforcements to Rosecrans, and, far from doing anything to resist thisille is therefore the first object to occupy Rosecrans' attention: the work is pushed with vigor. not escaped the notice of the Federals, and Rosecrans puts at once a considerable force in motionucky they keep back the reinforcements which Rosecrans needs in order to assume the offensive. On hese are but small and isolated events. But Rosecrans is about to be in a condition at last to makof February, Van Dorn, as if he had foreseen Rosecrans' intentions, was marching with all his forcelowing day, the 7th, the movement ordered by Rosecrans is executed. One brigade from La Vergne Starmies, therefore, is not in any way changed: Rosecrans will require three months to prepare for hisasked for a further delay of eight days, and Rosecrans had readily granted their request, contrary hat same act opening the gates of Atlanta to Rosecrans. It would have been a great risk, but it mi[27 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
ter—most unfortunately for the army— civil affairs with military matters, he had deprived McClellan of his command. We have seen that the emancipation announced on the 22d of September was proclaimed on the 1st of January, 1863. The leaders of the Democratic party found themselves, in the mean while, in the situation, painful for sincere patriots, of all oppositions which lay aside their arms in times of war. The disaster of Fredericksburg, the check of Chickasaw Bayou, the inaction of Rosecrans after Murfreesborough, were so many political victories for their cause. The vote of three Northeastern States—where the Republicans, hitherto all-powerful, had considerable trouble in electing their candidates—showed in the months of March and April what progress the Democratic party had made. Shortly afterward the arrest and banishment of Mr. Vallandigham caused a greater excitement throughout the country, inasmuch as these acts of summary justice were coincident with the defeat at Ch
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Third winter. (search)
ish the Army of the Potomac to fight a battle which might necessitate its reinforcement on the morning after the struggle. It would have been better, perhaps, to adopt a bolder plan—to sacrifice for a time Tennessee and Kentucky, to bring back Rosecrans' army to the Ohio, and to take advantage of Lee's weakness to crush him before the end of the summer season by a decisive blow. But that audacity did not suit the military authorities at Washington, and therefore their prudence was justified. In fact, on the 20th of September the united forces of Bragg and Longstreet were inflicting on Rosecrans a signal defeat. Hardly had the first details of the battle of Chickamauga become known than, on the 23d, Halleck was ordering Meade to detach from his army and despatch to Washington the Eleventh and Twelfth corps with their artillery: Hooker was to command them and go to the prompt assistance of the Federal armies of the West. Halleck's order was received by Meade just at the moment wh