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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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s army was large; no doubt exceeding our own in number. That General was esteemed one of the best in the Federal army. His role in what the Northern press and military authorities considered to be the last scene of the rebellion, was, with the co-operation of the gunboats, to crush us in the Mississippi Valley. The gunboats assisted him in his triumph to Nashville; but there in his further advance southwardly, he was forced to leave them.--Our disaster at Donelson and our retreat from Bowling Green, through Nashville to the Tennessee river, filled the enemy with confidence, and he proceeded with eagerness to follow and strike a final blow upon what he considered a remnant of a disorganized army. But Johnston and Beauregard had made a wonderful use of the brief time allowed them. They organized and reinspire their troops, and rousing the spirit of the South added largely to their strength. Thus rapidly recruited, and with a large number of undisciplined men, they lost no time in
The Daily Dispatch: April 8, 1862., [Electronic resource], House of Representatives. Monday, April 7, 1862. (search)
rested upon his name had the circumstances with which he was surrounded at Bowling Green been known by the country. No man can know the facts save these of us who Government charged me with the duty, of deciding the question of occupying Bowling Green, Ky., which involves not only military but political consideration. At thentrality it professed, and in consequence of their action the occupation of Bowling Green became necessary as an act of self-defence, at least in the first step. 's report at and I do not doubt correct, of his statement, for the forces Bowling Green, which a supposed to be 14,000 effective men, (the medical report snowing lle, while the transportation of the enemy was great. The evacuation of Bowling Green was imperatively necessary, and was ordered before and executed while the b incapable of defence from its position, and from the forces advancing from Bowling Green and up the Cumberland. A rear guard was left under Gen. Floyd to secure th
bel operations. Their new line of defence has for its base the Charleston and Memphis road, the preservation of which is absolutely necessary to any pretence of resistance through Northern Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Along this railroad are and Florence, at the foot of the Muscle Shoals and the junction with the Nashville and Florence road where the Rebels have had forces since Donelson; Decatur, near the head of the lower Muscle Shoal, where the greater part of the Donelson and Bowling Green forces are said to have concentrated first after the retreat from Nashville; Huntsville and Beliefontain, at both of which there are said to be small bodies of troops; Stevenson, important as the junction with the railroad from Nashville through Murfreesboro, through which the Rebels retreated; and Chattanooga, a strong and important position. All these points are of Corinth, and all, except the last, are in Alabama. To the west of Corinth the road leads in a tolerably straight li