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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1,404 0 Browse Search
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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 I. 174 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 166 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 164 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 132 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 100 0 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XI (search)
ays at Franklin. I will now add to the foregoing sketch what seems to me necessary to a full understanding of the operations preceding and immediately following the battle of Franklin, referring briefly, as necessary to an exact understanding of some things that occurred, to the relation in which I stood to General Thomas. He was my senior by thirteen years as a graduate of the Military Academy, where I had known him well as my highly respected instructor. He had won high distinction in Mexico, and had been twice brevetted for gallant services in that war. He had seen far more service in the field than I had, and in much larger commands, though almost always under the immediate command of a superior— Buell, Rosecrans, and Sherman. Even in the Atlanta campaign, then recently ended, his command was nearly five times as large as mine. In 1864 he had already become a brigadier-general in the regular army, having risen to that rank by regular stages, while I was only a captain thirty
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XIX (search)
to govern themselves. But these constitutional methods were rejected. First came the unauthorized system of provisional governors, civilians without any shadow of lawful authority for their appointments, and their abortive attempts at reconstruction. Next the Fourteenth Amendment, disfranchising nearly all the trusted leaders of the Southern people, and then the iron-clad oath, universal enfranchisement of the ignorant blacks, and carpet-bag governments, with all their offensive consequences. If wise statesmanship instead of party passion had ruled the hour, how easily could those twelve years of misrule in the South, and consequent disappointment and shame among its authors in the North, have been avoided! A provisional governor (William W. Holden) having been appointed for North Carolina, I relinquished command of the department in June, 1865, to enter upon more important service in respect to the then existing military intervention in Mexico by the Emperor of the French.
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XX (search)
Chapter XX French intervention in Mexico a plan to compel the withdrawal of the French nanimous voice that the French intervention in Mexico must be speedily terminated; but there was natpurpose of causing the French army to evacuate Mexico. Not much was said between me and the Presideand the necessity of withdrawing his army from Mexico, and thus save us the necessity of expelling iany circumstances, consent to the existence in Mexico of a government established and sustained by fof absence for the purpose of going with me to Mexico or elsewhere. We sailed from New York, Novembf our ancient friends? Our sister republic of Mexico must be relieved from foreign domination, at wn he had been before, and that the conquest of Mexico by the operations of a large army would be necon January 22, his future policy in respect to Mexico had been hinted at in the words: [Our expeditin believes that Maximilian can remain long in Mexico after the French troops are withdrawn; but it [25 more...]
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
Bazaine, Marshal Francois A., occupation of Mexico, 391 Bean's Ferry, see Beard's Ferry. Be mission to, 276, 382 et seq.; intervention in Mexico, 377 et seq., 543; friendship with the United ilian, Archduke and Emperor, assumes empire in Mexico, 378 et seq.; attitude of the Austrian governm9; experience of army officers in, 514, 515 Mexico, violation of the Monroe Doctrine in, 276; Fre S., 388-391 Napoleon III., intervention in Mexico, 377 et seq.; S.'s mission to, 382 et seq.; crislature, 389, 390; prepares for evacuation of Mexico, 389-391, 393; audacity of his logic in the Menegotiations concerning French intervention in Mexico, 377 et seq., 543; obtains leave of absence, 3ary experience and promotions, 189; service in Mexico, 189: military genius, 190, 242; constitutionat seq.; feeling against French intervention in Mexico, 378; friendship with France, 379, 382 et seq., 386, 387; advisability of neutrality between Mexico and France, 391; controversies of the War Depa[3 more...]