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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 40: (search)
by the enemy, Sherman felt sure he would have nothing in his rear or on his flank to disturb him, and so pursued his devastating march to the sea — that march which is so celebrated in the annals of the civil war. Notwithstanding all the criticisms of the press on his apparent inactivity, Grant waited patiently until he should hear that Sherman was in a position to prevent Lee and his army from escaping southward. When Sherman made a junction at Goldsboro, N. C., with the forces of Generals Schofield and Terry, which had marched from Wilmington to meet him, the fate of the Confederacy was sealed, and Grant moved on Richmond. While Grant was watching the progress of events which we have detailed above, the Federal naval vessels in the James River, under the immediate command of Captain Melancton Smith, were actively engaged in patrolling the river.guarding Trent's Reach, or in any co-operative service called for by General Grant. About the middle of August, the Navy Department w
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 43: operations of the Mississippi squadron, under Admiral Porter, after the Red River expedition. (search)
er. The atrocities which these men committed will always remain a stigma upon their character, for no possible excuses or explanations can ever justify them. All of the successes gained by the Confederates were owing to the unfortunate Red River expedition, which had withdrawn the gun-boats from their posts. In the meantime the small gun-boats, which were acting on the Yazoo River in connection with Colonel Coates, were making themselves felt in that region. An expedition under Colonel Schofield was about to start up the Yazoo River by order of General McArthur, when, by request of the former, on April 21st, the gun-boats Petrel and Prairie Bird preceded the army-transport up to Yazoo City. No enemy being in sight, the Petrel went on up, leaving the Prairie Bird and transport Freestone at the Navy Yard. When abreast of the city, the little gun-boat opened fire on some Confederate troops just then coming in sight on the hills, which was returned briskly by musketry and cannon
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
, he proceeded to Fort Fisher in a transport, taking with him General Schofield and an additional number of troops. General Schofield's seniGeneral Schofield's seniority gave him the command of the whole, a circumstance that could not be well avoided, as the troops came from his division. As soon as postotal, 83 guns. When General Grant went to Fort Fisher and General Schofield took command, a council-of-war was held on board the Malvern,ater; but this plan was changed after General Grant left, and General Schofield undertook an expedition by way of the beach, covered by some jor-General Sherman the cypher dispatch intrusted to me by Major-General Schofield at Wilmington, North Carolina, on the 4th instant. I lear, and with sufficient addition to his forces from the troops of Schofield and Terry to enable him to hold his own until he reached Goldsbored the strongest resistance, back to Smithfield. The junction of Schofield with Sherman's army was made next day, the 23d of March, 1865, at
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 53: operations of the West Gulf Squadron in the latter part of 1864, and in 1865.--joint operations in Mobile Bay by Rear-Admiral Thatcher and General Canby. (search)
K. Thatcher. Savannah, Columbia, and his advance to Goldsborough, driving before him an army quite equal in numbers to his own, before he was joined by Generals Schofield and Terry with some thirty thousand troops, and causing the ablest generals of the Confederacy to fall back before his triumphant legions. If the demoraliz Joe Johnston was brought to bay at Smithsville, with Sherman's hardy veterans (that had marched through the South) confronting him, and the victorious troops of Schofield and Terry, just from Wilmington, hemming him in. Some of the most intelligent men in the Confederacy (though the most deluded) clung to the idea that it was urgeon, S. B. Doty; Acting-Assistant Paymaster, H. M. Whittemore; Acting-Ensigns, F. W. Hearn, John Sears, W. G. Jones and John Bowman; Acting-Master's Mates, C. E. Schofield and G. T. Carey; Engineers: Acting-Second-Assistant, S. T. Reeves; Acting-Third-Assistants, Thos. Petherick, Jr., J. H. Burchmore and John Chambers. Stockd
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 54: capture of Richmond.--the destruction of the Confederate fleet in the James River, etc. (search)
ions before Sherman could come up. The column from Newbern, under Schofield, was attacked by General Bragg with his army, reinforced by Hill'of the Army of the Tennessee. According to Confederate accounts, Schofield was routed, and fifteen hundred of his men captured; but as GenerGeneral Schofield crossed the Neuse River and entered Goldsboroa on the 21st, it would seem that the Federal progress was little, if any, impeded.could finish the last stage of his march and make a junction with Schofield and Terry, he would have some hard fighting to do. It had, doubtlbject of crippling Sherman before he could effect a junction with Schofield and Terry, and the action was for a time so severe that it looked 23d) the junction was made by General Sherman with the troops of Schofield and Terry, which disposed of General Johnston's army for the time the final surrender of General Johnston, that, after placing General Schofield in command of his army at Goldsboroa, he proceeded in the lit