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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., Bragg's invasion of Kentucky. (search)
orce with which Buell moved against Bardstown (exclusive of Sill's division that moved against Frankfort) at 58,000; and Braincluding Kirby Smith's, at 68,000. By this estimate, when Sill joined the main body of Buell's army after the battle of Peederal right, took the route by way of Shepherdsville. General Sill, of McCook's corps, reinforced by Dumont's independent nued toward Springfield. General Smith prepared to meet Sill and Dumont, and on October 2d Bragg ordered General Polk toom Bardstown via Bloomfield toward Frankfort, and to strike Sill's column in flank while Smith met it in front. For reasons and retired slowly.--editors. General Smith, confronted by Sill and Dumont near Frankfort, had several times on the 6th anden route for Versailles, menaced by two divisions under General Sill. Also observe the important feature that McCook was atrryville. Three hundred cavalry could have played with Generals Sill and Dumont around Frankfort, and every other soldier, e
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., Morgan's cavalry during the Bragg invasion. (search)
nson having arrived, was marching to effect a junction with Bragg. We left Lexington on the 6th, and until the 10th were employed in preventing the debouchment of Sill's and Dumont's divisions (Federal) from the rough country west of Frankfort, where they were demonstrating to induce Bragg to believe that Buell's at-tack would bemen to become engaged upon afield where more than 45,000 of the enemy could have been hurled upon them. Buell's whole army (with the exception of the divisions of Sill and Dumont — together 10,000 or 12,000 strong) was concentrated at Perryville on the 8th, and but for the unaccountable circumstance that McCook had been fighting re, as he would almost surely have done, he would have been master of the situation, and nothing but disaster could have befallen the Confederates. For on the 9th Sill and Dumont were marching to rejoin the main body, and in another day Buell could have had his entire 58,000--minus the loss sustained in the battle — well in hand.
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Perryville, Ky., October 8th, 1862. (search)
before the Buell Commission by Major J. M. Wright, assistant adjutant-general at Buell's headquarters. On page 660, Vol. XVI., Part I., he says: After the battle I do not think there were more than fifty thousand of the army which appeared in front of Perryville. Adding to this number the 4000 casualties sustained in the battle, would. make the entire army at and about Perryville 54,000 strong. In March, 1888, General D. C. Buell wrote to the editors: Adopting this estimate and adding Sill's Division, say 7000, which moved on the Frankfort road and did not join until after the battle (i. e., on the 11th), will make the entire army 61,000 before the battle and 57,000 after. The corps were of about equal strength. Gilbert told me recently that he estimated his corps at about 18,000 before the battle. About one-third of the whole were raw troops. Jackson's division was composed almost entirely of raw regiments.--editors. Perhaps not over one-half of these were actually engaged
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., East Tennessee and the campaign of Perryville. (search)
m moving upon my left flank and rear. With that object General Sill, commanding a division in McCook's corps, was ordered ttown on the night of the 3d, going through Springfield, and Sill, against a considerable resistance, pushed back the force i the night of the 7th. The strength of the opposition to Sill and the continued presence of Kirby Smith about Frankfort pld be developed, was therefore directed on Harrodsburg, and Sill was ordered to join him by forced marches. During the nigh McCook was therefore promptly turned upon Perryville, and Sill was ordered to follow him. Under a stubborn resistance fromly intended, and I did not hesitate to await the arrival of Sill's division before precipitating the anticipated battle. Infor a battle at or near Lawrenceburg. His cavalry attacked Sill at that point on that day, and the next day on the march, but Sill extricated himself skillfully, and continued his march, joining his corps at Perryville on the 11th. Smith now disc
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The opposing forces at Stone's River, Tenn. (search)
244; mn, 209 = 512. Artillery: 5th Ind. (3d Brigade), Capt. Peter Simonson; A, 1st Ohio (1st Brigade), Lieut. Edmund B. Belding; E, 1st Ohio (2d Brigade), Capt. Warren P. Edgarton (c). Artillery loss embraced in the brigades to which attached. Cavalry: G, H, I, and K, 3d Ind., Maj. Robert Klein. Loss: k, 4; w, 6; m, 15 = 25. Third (late Eleventh) division, Brig.-Gen. Philip H. Sheridan. Escort: L, 2d Ky. Cav., Lieut. Joseph T. Forman. First (late Thirty-seventh) Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Joshua W. Sill (k), Col. Nicholas Greusel: 36th Ill., Col. Nicholas Greusel, Maj. Silas Miller (w and c), Capt. Porter C. Olson; 88th Ill., Col. Francis T. Sherman; 21st Mich. Lieut.-Col. William B. McCreery; 24th Wis., Maj. Elisha C. Hibbard. Brigade loss: k, 104; w, 365; m, 200 = 669. Second (late Thirty-fifth ) Brigade, Col. Frederick Schaefer (k), Lieut.-Col. Bernard Laiboldt: 44th Ill., Capt. Wallace W. Barrett (w); 73d Ill., Maj. William A. Presson (w); 2d Mo. Lieut.-Col. Bernard Laiboldt,
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The battle of Stone's River. (search)
de, with Simonson's battery on its right, took position behind a fence on the margin of a wood. Carlin's, Woodruff's, and Sill's brigades were on the main battle line. Against this force, about seven thousand strong without works of any kind, Harde battle on the right) was one of the fiercest of the day. Baldwin was the first to give way. After half an Brigadier-General Joshua W. Sill, killed at Stone's River. From a steel Engraving. hour's spirited resistance, finding the left of McCown'sthird attack Post's brigade was enveloped by Hardee's left, which, sweeping toward his rear, made withdrawal a necessity. Sill had been killed in the first assault. Schaefer's Union brigade was brought forward to the support of the front line. The dying order from General Sill to charge was gallantly obeyed, and Loomis was driven back to his first position. Manigault advanced at about 8 o'clock and attacked directly in General Rosecrans's headquarters at Stone's River. From a photograph t