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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 36: strategic importance of the field. (search)
the offensive General Foster relieved General Schofield in command of Federals General Grant's t, Major-General. On the 9th, Major-General J. M. Schofield arrived at Knoxville, and assumed U. S. Grant, Major-General. Major-General J. M. Schofield, Knoxville, Tenn.: I deem it of tonday. U. S. Grant, Major-General. General Schofield ordered preparations for the eastern raif the contemplated move against Longstreet. Schofield telegraphs the same views. I will take the f decided that you do not go I will instruct Schofield to let Granger send off his veterans at oncerning.) Grant, Major-General. Major-General J. M. Schofield: No movement will be made again supply himself from the road in his rear. Schofield telegraphs to the same effect. All these se-Chief: Despatches just received from General Schofield and conversation with General Foster, whins. No further news from him to-day. J. M. Schofield, Major-General. [Confidential.] Washin[1 more...]
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 39: again in front of Richmond. (search)
e in collecting supplies, and at times were in condition to aid our comrades of the south side. But the officers found that they could only get a small portion of the produce by impressment or tax in kind. They were ordered to locate all supplies that they could not collect. The chief of staff of the First Corps, Colonel Sorrel, was appointed brigadier-general, and relieved of his duties by Colonel Osman Latrobe. The Army of Tennessee, under General Hood, pursuing its march northward late in November and early in December, came upon the Federal forces under General Schofield at Franklin, and General Thomas at Nashville, Tennessee, where desperate battles were fought, until Hood's army was reduced to skeleton commands and forced to retreat. And thus with Sherman's progressive movements in the extreme South, our own ill success in Virginia, and an apparent general strengthening of the Federal cause, the year 1864 drew to a close with little of happy omen for the Confederacy.
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 41: battle of five Forks. (search)
icipates with aggressive work Sheridan makes battle with his whole force at five Forks desperate situation of the Confederates Disparity of numbers splendid stand and battle of Generals Pickett and Ransom Colonel Pegram mortally wounded W. H. F. Lee, the noble son of a noble sire Corse's division Pickett's generalship casualties. Meanwhile General Grant was drawing forces from the North and West to further strengthen his already overwhelming combinations against Richmond. General Schofield was called from Tennessee to North Carolina to guard and join on, if necessary, the flank of Sherman's column. The cavalry and infantry of the Valley of Virginia were brought down to the Union army about Richmond and Petersburg,--the latter by transports. General Sheridan marched his cavalry, ten thousand strong, from the Valley to ride across James River, through Lynchburg, to join the northward march of Sherman's column. His divisions were under Generals Custer and Devens; Gene
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), Report of Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding armies of the United States, of operations march, 1864-May, 1865. (search)
ectively, by Generals Thomas, McPherson, and Schofield, upon Johnston's army at Dalton; but findingk] Gap to turn it, while Generals Thomas and Schofield threatened it in front and on the north. Thly joined Hood. On the night of the 5th General Schofield, with the advance of the Twenty-third Coing up with our main force, commanded by General Schofield, at Franklin, on the 30th, assaulted our all his expectations. During the night General Schofield fell back toward Nashville. This left tture of Hood south from Corinth, to send General Schofield with his corps east with as little delay City Point, Va., January 31, 1865. Maj. Gen. J. M. Schofield: General: Your movements are int had visited Fort Fisher, accompanied by General Schofield, for the purpose of seeing for myself ththem. In obedience to his instructions, General Schofield proceeded to reduce Wilmington, N. C., i with his armies, re-enforced by that of General Schofield, was at Goldsborough; General Pope was m[6 more...]
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), chapter 5 (search)
ard Roost Pass through Rocky Face Ridge; General Schofield along the east of that range approachingy of the Cumberland, at Chattanooga, and General Schofield, commanding the Army of the Ohio, at Kno General McPherson's about Kingston, and General Schofield's at Cassville Depot and toward the Etowrry bridges, and to march by Buck Head. General Schofield was already across at the mouth of Soap rd Atlanta, but as a gap existed between Generals Schofield and Thomas, two divisions of General Howy, was moved to the left to connect with General Schofield, leaving General Newton's division of thd instructed General Woods, supported by General Schofield, to use his division and sweep the parapn the Decatur and Fayetteville road, and General Schofield on the left, about Morrow's Mills. An ition at Couch's early in the afternoon. General Schofield being closer to the enemy, who still cluhomas' army, had also got the road below General Schofield and was destroying it, working south, an[54 more...]
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), chapter 11 (search)
ry division and take post on the left of General Schofield until General Stoneman's cavalry could avision of cavalry, posted on the left of General Schofield's command, had a heavy skirmish with thrad, meeting with very heavy resistance. General Schofield's left being threatened, and he having cich had just arrived from Dalton, to move to Schofield's assistance, and subsequently the whole of , provision being made for the retirement of Schofield's troops from the position they then occupies light skirmishing all day while Howard and Schofield were working into position, and at dark on the 26th Howard's left connected with Schofield's right. In the mean time trains were brought up an of Palmer's corps, was moved to the left of Schofield's line and swung around toward the right, atof Hooker; then the Army of the Ohio, Major-General Schofield commanding. Wood's division, of Howard's corps, on the left of Schofield's command, with Johnson's division, of Palmer's corps, on the [7 more...]
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), chapter 15 (search)
ed the 3d of May, upon the arrival of Major-General Schofield at Cleveland with the left wing of th finding that we were only one mile from General Schofield's left flank. Instructions were rece by General Wood, marched to the left of General Schofield, and General Stanley moved down the Tilt the enemy's extreme right. On reaching General Schofield we found him pushing his command toward eat part of Newton's division was reserved. Schofield's left carried a line of the enemy's works bion was pushed up, relieving more or less of Schofield's left center and holding every advantage gad to say that the Twenty-third Corps, Major-General Schofield commanding, was already in position othe interval between General Wood and Major-General Schofield. At 4.30 p. m. the enemy made a sligs directly as possible to the support of General Schofield. General Newton was instructed to relievady engaged. Communication was had with General Schofield, who was moving on a road about a mile t[3 more...]
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), chapter 16 (search)
accordingly so extended as to occupy all the line occupied by General Schofield. This was intended as only a temporary arrangement, to be mademonstration was made to attract the attention of the enemy from Schofield's movements. The rebel picket-line was again captured, and 30 ofinstructed to remain in position until he should be joined by General Schofield's force, and then to follow. Arriving in sight of the mills the railroad southeast of Rough and Ready in conjunction with General Schofield, Newton's division was put in position covering the direct roo commence breaking up the road at 3 o'clock in the morning. General Schofield sent me a copy of his instructions from district [division] htillery and baggage. In starting out in the morning I passed General Schofield's headquarters. In conversation he asked me if I ranked him;ar at hand. No intimation from any quarter was given me that General Schofield was under my command, nor did I so consider him. I had no rig
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), chapter 18 (search)
ook 50 of the enemy prisoners. This same night the enemy abandoned his line and withdrew to the river, and on the 5th the division followed in rear of the corps on the railroad and took position on the Chattahoochee, above Pace's Ferry. From the 5th until the 10th we remained resting in camp, occasionally shelling the rebels across the river and picketing the river and islands. On the 10th the division moved up to Soap Creek, and bivouacked near the pontoon bridges, thrown across by General Schofield. From the crossing of the Chattahoochee to the siege of Atlanta. On the morning of the 12th the division crossed on the pontoon bridge laid for the Army of the Ohio, and moving down the river, occupied and fortified a prominent ridge covering Powers' Ferry. The rest of the corps having crossed and taken up position, the 14th, 15th and 16th were occupied in building a bridge over the Chattahoochee. This was well done by Major Watson, Seventy-fifth Illinois, with the pioneers and
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), chapter 36 (search)
ery, was moved on the ridge, ready to open on the enemy's rock barricades in the morning. General Schofield having arrived on the ground mean time, one brigade of his army was moved on the crest, and took its place in General Harker's rear. May 9, Schofield having withdrawn his troops from the ridge to make a demonstration with his whole corps in the valley on the east side of Rocky Face, the and well fortified, running off at right angles with the general direction of Rocky Face. General Schofield having driven the enemy's skirmishers into their works in the valley, it was arranged that, no change, except that Sherman's brigade relieved Wagner; picket-firing all day. May 12, General Schofield being withdrawn and sent toward the right, and the Fourth Corps forming the left flank of n the bald hills to the right of the woods, forming the right of my line. Sunday, May 15, General Schofield's command having been withdrawn during the previous afternoon and night, I found in the mo
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