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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 47 17 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 35 9 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 28 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 21 9 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 16 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 16 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 15 5 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 14 4 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 12 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 11 1 Browse Search
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Blair had two divisions-Leggett commanding one and Giles A. Smith the other. The occupation of Leggett's Hill brought oso near to Logan's corps on its right, that Blair sent Giles A. Smith with his division to guard Leggett's left and rear, stleburne, who had been all day withstanding Leggett and Giles A. Smith, fell into his column; they moved on all night. Hardelittle later Maney's Confederate division came against Giles A. Smith's flank and rear. Our pickets were displaced, our skiror to the terrific assaults. As his left was enveloped, Smith brought Hall's brigade, helped by Potts's, to better shelteThis went on till their fire was partially silenced. General Smith sent out at once after the Confederates a strong skirmi Scylla and Charybdis westward — not being detained by Giles A. Smith's brigade on their left, or by Wangelin or Martin morethe action many of Leggett's regiments had hastened to Giles A. Smith's aid when he was in sore need, and now Blair was able
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 42: March through the Carolinas; Savannah, Ga., to Columbia, S. C. (search)
Special field orders no. 25.Near Pocotaliao, S. C., January 28, 1865. 1. The following preliminary movements will take place tomorrow. The division of General Giles A. Smith will move toward the road which runs along the west bank of the Salkehatchie, and encamp preparatory to a forward movement on that road Monday morning. o as to leave the road from Pocotaligo to McPhersonville clear for the Fifteenth Corps at 9 A. M. Monday. The bridge train will move to-morrow, following General Giles A. Smith, and encamp in rear of him. 2. Movement for Monday: The Seventeenth Corps, Major General Blair, will commence the forward movement by 9 A. M., ascendinr two brigades in boats across the main river, and came upon the enemy's right flank. The place was abandoned as soon as Mower appeared. Another division (Giles A. Smith's), unexpectedly to me, managed to work over two miles below me and so cleared Broxton's Bridge. I wrote of this strong work at Rivers Bridge on the evening
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2, Chapter 44: skirmishing at Cheraw and Fayetteville and the Battle of Averysboro (search)
happened to seize the bridge and pass the pickets with so small a force of horsemen. Duncan's men reported to us that very day the circumstances, so that Giles A. Smith's column could not safely delay any longer. Smith sent forward at once a troop of mounted men. They joined the returning scouts, then followed up the ConfedeSmith sent forward at once a troop of mounted men. They joined the returning scouts, then followed up the Confederate cavalry as they ran back; when the Confederate rear guard was crossing the river our men soon had possession of the hill where the Fayetteville arsenal was situated. Just as the last Confederate horseman was clearing the bridge over the Cape Fear, Potts's brigade, the leading one of Smith's division, arrived on the field. Smith's division, arrived on the field. Potts first took position on Arsenal Hill, and then quickly deployed his skirmishers along the river bank under instructions to make every endeavor to save the bridge. But the preparation for its destruction was too complete. The Confederates placed their cannon in a good position on the farther shore, and shelled out skirmishe
., I, 514, 552, 569, 570, 572; II, 216, 446, 461, 477, 478, 566. Sloan, J. B., II, 302. Slocum, Henry W., I, 168, 311,354-357, 359-363, 365, 367-369, 376, 381, 393, 399, 413, 416, 418, 419, 423, 424, 426, 427, 430, 431, 433, 434, 450, 458, 461,499; II, 16, 17, 41, 42,51,57, 70, 75, 76, 94, 103, 104, 112, 115, 116, 119, 120,130, 136-138, 140-144, 146-149, 151, 553. Smith, C. H., II, 335. Smith, E. Kirby, I, 45, 160, 194; II, 309. Smith, E. P., I, 486, 535; II, 402, 407. Smith, Giles A., II, 103, 104, 108, 138. Smith, G. W., I, 225, 234, 236, 237, 240, 241, 578, 598, 604, 608; II, 5,7,9, 11, 13, 72, 73, 95. Smith, John A.; II, 398-400. Smith, John E., II, 46, 103, 104,109. Smith, John Lind, I, 96. Smith. Joseph S.. I, 119. Smith, Morgan L., I, 590, 592; 1I. 12, 19, 20, 24. Smith, Orland, I, 467. Smith, W. F., I, 172, 299, 300, 328, 481. Smith, William Sooy, I, 49. Smyrna Campground, Battle of, I, 589. Smyth, T. A., I, 436. Smyth, Wil