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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. 68 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 52 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 20, 1862., [Electronic resource] 34 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 34 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 30 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 28 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 22 0 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. 22 0 Browse Search
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of the lower Mississippi River, and the water lines of the Cumberland and the Tennessee, with their defenses at Forts Donelson and Henry. The right wing of General Buell also menaced Donelson and Henry, while his center was directed against Bowling Green, and his left was advancing against General Zollicoffer at Mill Springs, on the upper Cumberland. If the last-named position could be forced, the way seemed open to East Tennessee, by either the Jacksboro or the Jamestown routes, on the one they were not, however, designed or adapted for resistance to a land attack or investment by an enemy. Generals Pillow and Floyd were ordered with their separate commands to Fort Donelson. General Buckner also was sent with a division from Bowling Green, so that the Confederate effective force at the fort during the siege was between fourteen thousand five hundred and fifteen thousand men. The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston, by his son. The force of General Grant was not less than t
of forts Henry and Donelson retreat from Bowling Green criticism on General A. S. Johnston chanama, and thus turned the positions both at Bowling Green and Columbus. These disasters subjected Gntly asserted; the purpose of your army at Bowling Green wholly misunderstood; and the absence of aduty of deciding the question of occupying Bowling Green, Kentucky, which involved not only militarequence of their action, the occupation of Bowling Green became necessary as an act of self-defenseectness of his statement, for the force at Bowling Green, which I supposed to be fourteen thousand the enemy was great. The evacuation of Bowling Green was imperatively necessary, and was orderesition, and from the forces advancing from Bowling Green and up the Cumberland. A rear guard was lnemy in his front, holding the position of Bowling Green, and, by active operations of detached comlf could, with the small force retained at Bowling Green, have held the enemy in check so long, and[1 more...]
Chapter 46: General Grant assumes command in Virginia positions of the armies plans of campaign open to Grant's choice the Rapidan crossed battle of the Wilderness danger of Lee the enemy driven back Longstreet wounded results of the contest rapid flank movement of Grant another contest Grant's Reenforcements Hanover Junction the enemy Moves in direction of Bowling Green battle at Cold harbor Frightful slaughter the enemy's soldiers decline to renew the assault when ordered strength of respective armies General Pemberton the enemy crosses the James siege of Petersburg begun. It was in March, 1864, that Major General Ulysses S. Grant, having been appointed lieutenant general, assumed command of the armies of the United States. He subsequently proceeded to Culpeper and assumed personal command of the Army of the Potomac, although nominally that army remained under the command of General Meade. Reenforcements were gathered from every military departm
, 350-51. Bethel Church, Battle of, 14. Big Black, Battle of, 343-44, 346. Bill of Rights, 620. Blair, Major, 350-51. Francis P., 522. Attempt to negotiate peace, 517-21. Blockade (U. S.) of Confederate ports, 314, 316-17, 321-22. Boone, Daniel, 356. Borke, Col. Heros von, 427. Boston (ship), 237. Boswell, Captain, 303. Boteler, Alexander R., 447. Boutwell, George S., 420. Bowen, Gen. John S., 37, 333, 334-35, 336, 337, 338, 339, 341, 342, 343. Death, 349. Bowling Green, Ky., evacuation, 30. Boyle, Father F. E., 419. Letter to Davis concerning Major Wirz, 419-20. Bradford, Governor of Maryland, 393. Address to legislature concerning military interference with elections, 393-94. Bragg, Gen., Braxton, 33, 35, 36, 40, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 52, 53, 323, 324, 325, 326, 345, 353, 358, 361, 364, 534, 536, 539, 549. Description of A. S. Johnston's army, 43-44. Extract from monograph on battle of Shiloh, 47-48. Extract from official report on battle of