Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for Sullivan or search for Sullivan in all documents.

Your search returned 6 results in 3 document sections:

Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
ust have been much greater. He had not been entirely successful. Despite their numerical superiority, the two divisions he had brought on the battle-field had been unable to crush the head of Rosecrans' long column. The vigorous resistance of Sullivan's brigade—a resistance favored by the woods which covered the country and made of every road a natural defile—had kept the Confederates in check. But the combination formed for the purpose of surrounding them had failed; Rosecrans' position wasesota and a battery of artillery formed again at the sound of his voice, and the enemy was finally driven out of Corinth. At the same time, Hamilton, who had not been seriously engaged, made an offensive return against the Confederate left, and Sullivan's brigade recaptured the Powell redoubt. The soldiers of Davies, following this example, returned to the charge, and again took possession of Fort Richardson. Cabell hastened in vain to the assistance of Gates' brigade, now reduced to a handfu
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
e the principal fortified posts of the Federals if the small garrisons occupying them knew how to defend themselves behind their parapets and palisades. But General Sullivan, who commanded the district, committed the error of concentrating all of them at Jackson, where he waited resolutely for Forrest, leaving only convalescents boldt to Columbus, through which Grant received his supplies. For some days he was master of the whole country, and conscientiously fulfilled his task. At last Sullivan collected a sufficient number of troops to resume the offensive, and started in pursuit of him with one division composed of all arms. Forrest, being closely prin the hands of the enemy, and it was but two o'clock in the afternoon. He might therefore consider himself as lost, when in an instant everything was changed. Sullivan, who had hastened over from Huntingdon, appeared on the field of battle with Fuller's brigade. A few cannon-shots and some volleys of musketry, taking Forrest's
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
inth. Federal army. Department of West Tennessee, Major-general Grant. Division, Sherman, Brigade, ......; brigade, ...... Division, Hurlbut. Veatch's brigade, Lauman's brigade. Division, Ord. Brigade, .....; brigade, ..... Division, McPherson. Brigade, ......; brigade, ...... 2d army of the Mississippi, Major-general Rosecrans. 2d Division, Stanley. Mower's brigade, Murphy's brigade, Fuller's brigade. 3d Division, Hamilton. 1st Brigade, Sanborn; 11th Brigade, Sullivan; Buford's brigade. Division, Mackean. Crooker's Brigade, McArthur's Brigade. Division, Davis. Hackelman's brigade, Oliver's brigade, Oglesby's brigade. Cavalry, brigade, ...... Artillery, 16 batteries, 50 guns. Confederate army. Army of the Mississippi, Major-general Van Dorn. Division, Lovell. Villepique's brigade, Rust's brigade, Bowen's brigade. Division, Breckenridge. Brigade, ......; brigade, ......; cavalry, Jackson's brigade. Army of trans-mississippi, Ma