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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 218 12 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 170 2 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
d those of Couch and Casey to march in rear of Smith. Meanwhile, the retreat of the Confederate heir winding course from clearing to clearing, Smith's division, which kept to the left, took a wrovaliant soldier, he immediately pushed forward Smith's division; but it was already getting dark, aer, finding the road he followed obstructed by Smith, took the one to the left, which had originallt reaching the enemy. On the right of Hooker, Smith's division was drawn up across the Yorktown roof Queen's Creek, they sent to seize it one of Smith's brigades, commanded by General Hancock, a yoktown turnpike emerges into the clearing where Smith's troops are drawn up. Peck's brigade, which iine. Still more to the right and in the rear, Smith's division occupied the heights which overlookoccupied this position, Franklin having placed Smith's division lower down, so as to cover the apprnal corps announce the approach of the enemy. Smith, being hastily recalled by his chief, has bare[14 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
ecessity, join Lee and Jackson, obviating, at all events, the necessity of their detailing troops to cover their lines on that side. The forces which had been dispersed in East Tennessee had been again assembled at Knoxville, under command of Kirby Smith; the garrison of Cumberland Gap had also evacuated this important post to join him. The army corps thus formed was ordered by Bragg to Chattanooga. Thanks to this reinforcenent, and to the numerous recruits which the new conscription law suppnegligence on his part, for by making a vigorous demonstration against the first-named city he could have prevented the turning movement by which, shortly after, his adversary compelled him to retire to the borders of the Ohio, and by menacing Kirby Smith in East Tennessee he would have made a diversion equally advantageous in a political and military point of view. The population of this district, strongly in favor of the Union, was, in fact, anxiously longing for the arrival of the blue coat
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
divisions, the only troops he had with him, Slocum on the right of the road and Smith on the left. A stone wall which extended along the base of the mountains serveilliant combat of Crampton's Gap had cost the two small divisions of Slocum and Smith one hundred and fifteen killed, four hundred and sixteen wounded, and only two ndoubtedly have been more complete if it had been achieved a little sooner. If Smith and Slocum had arrived early before Crampton's Gap by marching a few kilometresm at daybreak at the head of the second corps. Franklin, with the divisions of Smith and Slocum, was to leave his bivouac in Pleasant Valley at six o'clock in the mft wing had left Dunker Church, which was at once taken possession of by one of Smith's brigades sent by Franklin to that part of the field. The right brigade of thad gone to the relief of French, who was short of ammunition. Pushing forward, Smith finally encountered McLaws' soldiers in the woods adjoining Dunker Church, and
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
nk of the river, and follow his lieutenant, Kirby Smith, who had left Knoxville at the same time ashich had strongly entrenched itself there. Kirby Smith crossed the Alleghanies at Big Creek Gap, thole of that painful retreat. Meanwhile, Kirby Smith was rapidly advancing through Kentucky with sustained them—confidence in their chief. Kirby Smith had it all his own way. All he had to do waad finally reached Loudon on the very day that Smith had taken up the line of march with his columnh was approaching Loudon by the direct route. Smith, in fact, by means of forced marches, had travpassed rapidly from mouth to mouth. It was Kirby Smith's cavalry coming to complete the disaster o their mercy. On the first of September, Kirby Smith entered Lexington amid the plaudits of a po Chattanooga; by establishing himself here, Kirby Smith would have been able to protect the right f as we have seen, to mask the expedition of Kirby Smith. Having accomplished this task, he again j[24 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
the month of September, he shared the fortunes of Kirby Smith's army corps. When Bragg retired to the south-eahe territory of Kentucky on the 25th of October. Kirby Smith had again entered Tennessee by way of Cumberland campaign as near Nashville as possible. Leaving Kirby Smith in East Tennessee, he led the remainder of his ar the left; while the extreme right was covered by Kirby Smith, who had come from East Tennessee by the Knoxvillplaced as commander-in-chief over Generals Bragg, Kirby Smith and Pemberton. He reached Murfreesborough on therst Illinois, recently enlisted and commanded by Colonel Smith. The entrenchments and block-houses which were , and consisted of Mc-Cown's division, detached from Smith's corps. These two wings were thus slightly refusedto the left and in the rear was McCown's division of Smith's corps, which had arrived from Readsville, and was Wood's brigade dispersed despite the efforts of Colonel Smith, who had been in command of it since his chief w
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
ted of the First and Sixth corps, commanded by Reynolds and Smith; the centre, under Hooker, of the Third and Fifth corps, coe morning of the 12th, Reynolds' corps taking the lower and Smith's the upper bridge. The night of the 11th or 12th was exeep Run, along the old Richmond road. Franklin had deployed Smith's corps (the Sixth) on his right, which extended nearly as ts. Gibbon deployed on the right of Meade, and the left of Smith's corps, consisting of Howe's division, advanced toward thethe border of the railroad; more to the right, the whole of Smith's corps, numbering about twenty-one thousand men, was deplobut it would have required several hours to bring a part of Smith's corps to the relief of the extreme left. Birney's divisit of Burns was on the other side of the latter stream, near Smith's corps. The embankment of an unfinished railroad covered able as those of Jackson, and well flanked with artillery. Smith's corps was posted in front of these positions, but at a co
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
Laibolt; brigade, Griesel. Cavalry, Stanley's brigade. Confederate army. Commander-in-chief, General Braxton Bragg. Army of east Tennessee, Major-general Kirby Smith. Division, Churchill. Division, Humphrey Marshall. Division, Heath. Army of the Mississippi, Lieutenant-general Leonidas Polk. 1st corps, Maer. Lidell's brigade, Cleburne's brigade, Johnson's brigade, Wood's brigade. 3d corps (without commander, the corps being divided). 1st Division, Cheatham. Smith's brigade, Donelson's brigade, Stuart's brigade, Maney's brigade. 2d Division, Withers. Ii. Battle of Corinth. Federal army. Department of West Tens brigade, Patton Anderson's brigade, Chalmers' brigade. Cavalry, Wharton's brigade, Pegram's brigade, Buford's brigade. Army of east Tennessee, Lieutenant-general Kirby Smith. Division, McCown. Rains' brigade, Eaton's brigade, McNair's brigade. Division, Stevenson. Brigade, ......; brigade,..... Independent caval