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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 95 1 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 34 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Index (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 1: operations in Virginia.--battle of Chancellorsville.--siege of Suffolk. (search)
lly's Ford Moseby, the guerrilla chief, 22. Stoneman's raid movement for flanking the Confederate and the remainder of the horsemen, under General Stoneman, pushed on toward Rapid Anna Station and of the Army of the Potomac, commanded by General Stoneman, was raiding on the communications of the Army of Northern Virginia with Richmond. Stoneman crossed the Rappahannock May 29, 1863. with thee the Confederates could then spare to oppose Stoneman's ten thousand, but he pressed forward throug Thompson's Four Corners, where, at midnight, Stoneman gave orders for operations upon Lee's communi canal flow over the river, and then rejoined Stoneman. Kilpatrick, with the Harris Light Cavalry (, and damaged the road. Finally the whole of Stoneman's command, excepting the forces under Kilpatr raiders had recrossed the Rappahannock. Had Stoneman's. forces been concentrated, and their destruSuffolk. On the 30th of January, 1865, General Stoneman wrote: I have always looked upon it as a [6 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
sent on a cavalry raid, 387. misfortunes of Stoneman's command, 388 reorganization of Sherman's As horsemen were operating with McPherson, and Stoneman's with Schofield. Just as General McPherson on to evacuate it. The cavalry of Garrard and Stoneman were pushed on to occupy it, and a garrison tner's Ferry, across the Chattahoochee River. Stoneman was directed to push on, at the same time, wilways in Hood's rear. He accordingly ordered Stoneman to take his own and Garrard's cavalry, about ht to Fayetteville, and, sweeping round, join Stoneman on the railway south of Atlanta leading to Ma Colonel Harrison, who was made a captive. Stoneman, in the mean time, attempting to do too much,nder, about one thousand strong, commanded by Stoneman himself, and who had been employed in checkinis antagonist with a show of superior force. Stoneman's unfortunate expedition cost Sherman about owith Wheeler's cavalry, near Flat Rock, where Stoneman had left him. Hearing nothing from his superi[2 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 15: Sherman's March to the sea.--Thomas's campaign in Middle Tennessee.--events in East Tennessee. (search)
lem and Breckinridge were chief actors, occurred, as recorded on page 287. General Stoneman then took command in that region, and concentrated the forces of Gillem anres and munitions of war. At Abingdon, Gillem joined Burbridge, Dec. 15. when Stoneman menaced the important salt-works at Saltville, in that vicinity. By this rathe railway for some distance, Gillem returned to Mount Airy, from which place Stoneman had sent out a brigade under Colonel Buckley, to destroy lead mines in that ren, which that officer accomplished, after driving off Vaughan, who was there. Stoneman now started Dec. 17, 1864. to destroy the great salt-works already mentioned.oils, in the shape of cannon, ammunition, and railway rolling stock, fell into Stoneman's hands. The object of the expedition having been accomplished, General Burbridge returned to Kentucky, and General Stoneman, with Gillem's command, went back to Knoxville. The writer visited Nashville, and the battle-field in its vicinity,
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 18: capture of Fort Fisher, Wilmington, and Goldsboroa.--Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--Stoneman's last raid. (search)
lmington, and Goldsboroa.--Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--Stoneman's last raid. Further designs against Fort Fisher, 484. S2. junction of the armies of Sherman, Schofield, and Terry, 503. Stoneman's great raid in Virginia and the Carolinas, 504. Moderwell's expeign in Southwestern Virginia, already n<*>ed, See page 494. General Stoneman returned to Knoxville, and was ordered Feb. <*> 7 to make a cy raid into South Carolina, in aid of Sherman's movements. Before Stoneman was ready to move, Sherman had marched so far and so triumphantly River Bridge to within four miles of Lynchburg. At the same time Stoneman, with the main body, advanced on Christiansburg, and, sending troorned to Jacksonville. Having performed his prescribed duty, General Stoneman turned his face southward, and, on the 9th of April, struck ths where they had suffered were destroyed. On the 17th of April, Stoneman started, with a part of his command, for East Tennessee, taking wi
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 21: closing events of the War.--assassination of the President. (search)
pend the movements of any troops, from the direction of Virginia; also that he would direct General Stoneman to suspend any devastation or destruction contemplated by him. Sherman halted his army, North Carolina, was left there with the Tenth and Twenty-third Corps and Kilpatrick's cavalry. Stoneman was ordered to take his command to East Tennessee, and Wilson was directed to march his from Marrender of Johnston was inevitable, they again took flight, on horseback and in ambulances (for Stoneman had crippled the railway), for Charlotte, in Mecklenburg County, which Davis proposed to make the insurgent armies; and now the Confederate Government vanished into nothingness. The ring of Stoneman's sabers was heard, and startled the Conspirators, and away they fled on horseback, escorted bymping on the journey, only intent on pushing to certain points on the Florida coast. Rumors of Stoneman, rumors of Wilson, rumors of even the ubiquitous Sheridan, occasionally sharpened the excitemen
2.23. McDowell, Va., battle at, 2.390. McLean, Wilmer, Lee's capitulation signed at the house of, 3.558. McMinnsville, cavalry fight at, 2.505; Gen. Reynolds's descent on, 3.119; supply train captured at by Wheeler, 3.150. Macon, Gen. Stoneman's expedition against, 3.388. McPherson. Gen., corps of in the assault on Vicksburg, 2.618; receives the surrender of Vicksburg from Pemberton, 2.628; appointed to command the Department of the Tennessee, 3.235; movement of from Vicksburg trate cavalry, 3.54. Stone fleet expedition to Charleston harbor, 2.128. Stone, Gen. Charles P., placed under arrest and sent to Fort Lafayette, 2.146; letter of Superintendent Kennedy, detailing important services of(note), il. 147. Stoneman, Gen., his raid against Lee's communications with Richmond, 3.283; details of his raid, 3.39; his unfortunate expedition against Macon, 3.388; operations of in East Tennessee, 3.429; his great raid from. Knoxville in 1865, 3.503. Stone's River,