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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 10 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 5 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 2 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 2 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter IX (search)
ommunication; but through my own scouts and spies I was able to keep track of Hood's movements. As soon as he turned westward I determined to move with the troops, when no longer necessary to the defense of Chattanooga, rapidly to Trenton and Valley Head, seize the passes through the Lookout range, and prevent Hood's escape in that direction, presuming that Sherman would intercept his retreat down the Chattanooga valley. I sent a courier to General Sherman informing him of my purpose, and informed General Thomas by telegraph. But the latter disapproved my plan, and directed me to move to defend Caperton's Ferry. This is what General Sherman refers to in his despatch of October 16: Your first move on Trenton and Valley Head was right; the move to defend Caperton's Ferry is wrong. Notify General Thomas of these, my views. But the difference between right and wrong proved immaterial, since Hood was left free to escape down the Chattanooga valley. Why this was done, or why Sherma
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
chment of Pres. Johnson, 404, 414-419; confirms S.'s appointment as Secretary of War, 401; S.'s nomination as Secretary of War before, 414-419; the Fitz-John Porter case before, 465 United States Treasury, the, depleted condition during the war, 255, 314, 315, 383, 529-532; restrictions on Southern trade, 373; War Department versus, 482, 483; anecdote of Pies. Grant and, 483 United States Volunteers. See Volunteers. Utah, Territory of, obstruction of rail-roads in, 512 V Valley Head, Ga., S. moves to, 161,162 Values, the law of, 533, 534 Vancouver Barracks, Wash., Gen. Otis commanding at, 510, 511 Vaughan, Maj., 99 Vera Cruz, Mex., French bombardment and capture of, 388 Veterans, difference between volunteers and, 142; the example of, 522 Vicksburg, Miss., S. seeks service at, 64-66; S. sends reinforcements to Grant at, 64, 90, 98, 110, 233; fall of, 70; importance of the capture of, 70, 71; results of disbanding the rebel army at, 77; proposed movement