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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 44 0 Browse Search
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right wing under Howard, and the Fourteenth and Twentieth the left wing under Slocum. The aggregate strength was sixty thousand infantry, besides five thousand fivght wing and the cavalry accordingly moved southeast, towards Jonesboroa, while Slocum led off to the east, by way of Decatur and Madison. These were divergent linesn to Augusta. On the 22nd, Fry reported: Twentieth and Fourteenth corps, under Slocum, form left of Sherman's army, and is moving from Oconee river. May move eithersouth of the Ogeechee river with the Fifteenth corps, and opposite Scarborough; Slocum was four miles north of Millen with the Twentieth corps; the Fourteenth was teat disadvantage, Sherman proceeded to invest the city from the north and west. Slocum, on the left, rested on the Savannah, and Howard, on the right, reached to the erson to Port Royal to arrange the movement, leaving directions with Howard and Slocum to make all possible preparations, but not to assault the city during his abse
f Bentonsville attack by Johnston repulse of Slocum arrival of Howard position of Johnston attangs, the right under Howard and the left under Slocum. Kilpatrick was once more chief of cavalry. eated behind the Edisto river at Branchville. Slocum now advanced on the left, and by the 11th of F March, as he had anticipated, the left, under Slocum, came up with Hardee's force. The rebels, in teville, Sherman had remained at the left with Slocum's wing, but now, supposing all danger in that d, and on the morning of the 19th, the head of Slocum's column, as it advanced, at first encounteredgades back upon the main body. But as soon as Slocum perceived that he had the whole of Johnston's uld arrive with reinforcements. He hoped that Slocum would be able to hold Johnston facing west unt the Seventeenth was ordered to move direct to Slocum's right. On the morning of the 20th, the Fis lines embraced the village of Bentonsville. Slocum faced one side of the V, and Howard the other;[5 more...]
95; determination of troops on both sides, 95; false reports at the West of, 100. Sigel, General, Franz, in Valley of Virginia, II., 416; beaten by Breckenridge, 417; superseded by Hunter, 417-; evacuates Martinsburg, 432; removal from command, 436. Signals, in use by both armies, the same code of, II., 222. Slavery, cause of the rebellion, i., 2. Slaves rebel proposal to arm? III., 352; rebel apprehension regarding, 354; conduct of, during the war, 355; arming the, 356. Slocum, General II. W., takes possession of Atlanta, II., 546; in command of Sherman's left wing in march to sea, III., 283; in front of Savannah, 295; in campaign north of Savannah, 373; at battle of Averysboro, 428; at battle of Bentonsville, 430. Smith, General A. J., in Red river campaign, II., 59-72; beats Forrest in West Tennessee, 459; transferred to Thomas's command, II., 41, 154; delay in movement of, 190; joins Thomas's army, 211; at battle of Nashville, 251. Smith, General C. F., in c
right wing under Howard, and the Fourteenth and Twentieth the left wing under Slocum. The aggregate strength was sixty thousand infantry, besides five thousand fivght wing and the cavalry accordingly moved southeast, towards Jonesboroa, while Slocum led off to the east, by way of Decatur and Madison. These were divergent linesn to Augusta. On the 22nd, Fry reported: Twentieth and Fourteenth corps, under Slocum, form left of Sherman's army, and is moving from Oconee river. May move eithersouth of the Ogeechee river with the Fifteenth corps, and opposite Scarborough; Slocum was four miles north of Millen with the Twentieth corps; the Fourteenth was teat disadvantage, Sherman proceeded to invest the city from the north and west. Slocum, on the left, rested on the Savannah, and Howard, on the right, reached to the erson to Port Royal to arrange the movement, leaving directions with Howard and Slocum to make all possible preparations, but not to assault the city during his abse
f Bentonsville attack by Johnston repulse of Slocum arrival of Howard position of Johnston attaeated behind the Edisto river at Branchville. Slocum now advanced on the left, and by the 11th of F March, as he had anticipated, the left, under Slocum, came up with Hardee's force. The rebels, in however, word was brought him that near Bentonsville Slocum had come upon the entire rebel army. d, and on the morning of the 19th, the head of Slocum's column, as it advanced, at first encounteredgades back upon the main body. But as soon as Slocum perceived that he had the whole of Johnston's s massed on the left flank. In this position Slocum received six distinct assaults from the combin the Seventeenth was ordered to move direct to Slocum's right. On the morning of the 20th, the Fis lines embraced the village of Bentonsville. Slocum faced one side of the V, and Howard the other; on the 19th, when Johnston struck the head of Slocum's column, forcing back a division; but as soon[5 more...]
95; determination of troops on both sides, 95; false reports at the West of, 100. Sigel, General, Franz, in Valley of Virginia, II., 416; beaten by Breckenridge, 417; superseded by Hunter, 417-; evacuates Martinsburg, 432; removal from command, 436. Signals, in use by both armies, the same code of, II., 222. Slavery, cause of the rebellion, i., 2. Slaves rebel proposal to arm? III., 352; rebel apprehension regarding, 354; conduct of, during the war, 355; arming the, 356. Slocum, General II. W., takes possession of Atlanta, II., 546; in command of Sherman's left wing in march to sea, III., 283; in front of Savannah, 295; in campaign north of Savannah, 373; at battle of Averysboro, 428; at battle of Bentonsville, 430. Smith, General A. J., in Red river campaign, II., 59-72; beats Forrest in West Tennessee, 459; transferred to Thomas's command, II., 41, 154; delay in movement of, 190; joins Thomas's army, 211; at battle of Nashville, 251. Smith, General C. F., in c