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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the American army. (search)
t favor to Bragg, for which he was severely blamed when this officer had attained the highest ranks in the Confederate army. Among the other officers who distinguished themselves on that memorable occasion, mention has been made of the names of Sherman, Thomas, Reynolds, and French, all of whom became celebrated afterward in the Federal ranks. In the mean time, the artillery on one side, two regiments of cavalry and three battalions of infantry on the other, continued alone to make resistan, war was to be waged in a country not altogether destitute of resources, the officers who had been brought up in that school did not dream of turning those resources to account, so as to render themselves independent of the supply-trains, until Sherman had abandoned this system. In regard to the cavalry, this Indian war was an excellent preparation for the part it was soon called upon to play. These American dragoons, who for so many years had lived scattered among the Indians, were not i
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—secession. (search)
y procession, the multitude mechanically rehearsed the official statistics, according to which the strength of the national troops might reach the total of three million and seventy thousand men. If some now and then called to mind the behavior of the militia of 1776 and 1812, this idea was as quickly dismissed under the conviction that the troops then marching past would never have to face the dangers of the field. Those who felt a natural desire for a military vocation were obliged, like Sherman, to seek, as professors in the special schools founded by the Southern States, an opportunity for placing their knowledge to account. But when the events we have just related had opened the eyes of the least clear-sighted, the formation of an army for the defence of the Constitution was regarded as a national affair. Everybody set to work under the impression that the part of duty was to act, and not to wait for instructions. The adminstrative system of America leaves a large part to
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
on with the war was only secondary. Although Sherman crossed, near their sources in Georgia, the troceeded with Richardson's brigade, a part of Sherman's, and a battery of artillery towards Blackbucommitted, brought them back in good order to Sherman's line, and the two brigades regained the nei glorious career, had discovered a ford. Colonel Sherman had seen in the morning a Confederate horot into line, while Tyler was pushing forward Sherman's brigade. The latter had crossed Bull Run aKeyes, who had been recalled by Tyler to take Sherman's place, was in readiness to follow. The Creturned to the charge. Jackson had found in Sherman, then a simple chief of brigade like himself,of the Confederates was next in jeopardy, and Sherman once more reached the Henry house; but he was But, on the other hand, the names of Grant, Sherman, Meade, Kearney, Hooker, Slocum, and Thomas, rbidden their stay among his troops. One day Sherman drove off all the correspondents from his arm[9 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
m the track, thereby causing an accident which involved the loss of much precious time. General W. T. Sherman, whom we have already noticed in the Bull Run campaign, was sent by Anderson, with all ted and fell back upon Bowling Green, the garrison and fortifications of which he strengthened. Sherman, on his part, selected the neighborhood of Elizabethtown as a place of rendezvous for all the sore decisive than those we have just related. Anderson had been replaced in his command by General Sherman. The comprehensive mind of this true soldier enabled him to understand at a glance how greeme command. One of his first acts was to send General Buell on the 4th of November to replace Sherman in Kentucky. Buell, who had previously commanded one of the new divisions of the army of the Plow to handle them successfully in an active campaign. The resources which had been refused to Sherman were placed at his disposal. The number of regiments which the Western States of Ohio, Indiana
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
others, under Generals Hurlbut, Prentiss, and Sherman. That of the latter was brought back from Cohem through which the enemy might penetrate. Sherman formed the right with three of his brigades; ders of Lick Creek, was the fourth brigade of Sherman, commanded by General Stewart. The division atrols of Hardee's corps exchanged shots with Sherman's outposts; but they had immediately fallen bder, hold their ground; and for another hour, Sherman, surrounded almost on every side, gallantly deginning to be sorely pressed in his turn. Sherman's division was considerably reduced. He had wing of the Federals is again driven in; but Sherman and McClernand, who are still united, yield temy wins the admiration of generals who, like Sherman, have had to fight a whole day at the head ofrning on his right. Hurlbut, McClernand, and Sherman reanimate their worn-out troops by promising n asking for 200,000 men to conquer the West, Sherman had been right, against all the world. To us[21 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Bibliographical note (search)
of General Grant, by his former aid-de-camp, General Badeau, of which only the first volume has appeared; the two books of Mr. Swinton, entitled, respectively, History of the Army of the Potomac, one volume, and The Twelve Decisive Battles of the War, one volume. To continue the list of works written from a Union point of view, we will mention, without attempting to classify them, History of the Rebellion, by Appleton, one volume; Life of General Grant, by Coppee, one volume; Life of General Sherman, by Bowman and Irwin, one volume; Thirteen Months in the Rebel Army, by Stevenson, one volume; The Volunteer Quartermaster, one volume; History of the United States Cavalry, by Brackett, one volume; a large number of technical papers in the American Cyclopaedia, a work in four volumes; Political History of the Rebellion, by McPherson, one volume; Life of Abraham Lincoln, by Raymond, one volume; The American Conflict, by Horace Greeley, two volumes. Among the Confederate publications