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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 123 11 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 120 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 90 2 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 II. 31 1 Browse Search
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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies., Chapter 9: the last review. (search)
Captain George Brown; the brigades of stalwart George Beal and clear-eyed Jim Fessenden, my college classmate; the sturdy 15th Maine from its eventful experiences of the Gulf under steadfast-hearted Isaac Dyer, Murray, and Frank Drew; soldierly Nye with the 2gth, made veterans on the Red River and Shenandoah; royal Tom Hubbard, with his 30th, once Frank Fessenden's, whom Surgeon Seth Gordon saved; a third of them now of the old 13th,--these, too, of the Red River, Sabine Cross-Roads, and Grand Ecore, and thence to the Virginia valleys; rich in experiences, romantic and Roman! And now it is the Fifth Corps. The signal sounds. Who is that mounting there? Do you see him? It is Charles Griffin. How lightly he springs to the saddle. How easy he sits, straight and slender, chin advanced, eyes to the front, pictured against the sky! Well we know him. Clear of vision, sharp of speech, true of heart, clean to the center. Around him group the staff, pure-souled Fred Locke at their
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Army life-causes of the Mexican war-camp Salubrity (search)
way between the Red River and the Sabine. Our orders required us to go into camp in the same neighborhood, and await further instructions. Those authorized to do so selected a place in the pine woods, between the old town of Natchitoches and Grand Ecore, about three miles from each, and on high ground back from the river. The place was given the name of Camp Salubrity, and proved entitled to it. The camp was on a high, sandy, pine ridge, with spring branches in the valley, in front and rear.he rays of the sun. The summer was whiled away in social enjoyments among the officers, in visiting those stationed at, and near, Fort Jessup, twenty-five miles away, visiting the planters on the Red River, and the citizens of Natchitoches and Grand Ecore. There was much pleasant intercourse between the inhabitants and the officers of the army. I retain very agreeable recollections of my stay at Camp Salubrity, and of the acquaintances made there, and no doubt my feeling is shared by the few
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley), Report of Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding armies of the United States, of operations march, 1864-May, 1865. (search)
. A mistake. A. J. Smith's command reached Cotile Landing March 28. By the 26th General Banks had assembled his whole army at Alexandria and pushed forward to Grand Ecore. On the morning of April 6 he moved from Grand Ecore. On the afternoon of the 7th his advance engaged the enemy near Pleasant Hill and drove him from the fielGrand Ecore. On the afternoon of the 7th his advance engaged the enemy near Pleasant Hill and drove him from the field. On the same afternoon the enemy made a stand eight miles beyond Pleasant Hill, but was again compelled to retreat. On the 8th, at Sabine Cross-Roads and Peach Hill, the enemy attacked and defeated his advance, capturing 19 pieces of artillery and an immense amount of transportation and stores. During the night General Banks ft Hill, where another battle was fought on the 9th, and the enemy repulsed with great loss. During the night General Banks continued his retrograde movement to Grand Ecore, and thence to Alexandria, which he reached on the 27th of April. Here a serious difficulty arose in getting Admiral Porter's fleet, which accompanied the expe
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The Red River campaign. (search)
th's corps and the stores having arrived at Grand Ecore, four miles distant, on the same day. Here e Springfield, 110 miles by the river above Grand Ecore, while A. J. Smith with Mower's divisions, Dickey's brigade, was put in motion toward Grand Ecore, followed by Cameron. Emory and A. J. Smitnight he decided to continue the retreat to Grand Ecore. General A. J. Smith strongly opposed thfrom the troops that had already gone on to Grand Ecore.--R. B. I. The whole army was reunited ther Smith received written orders to return to Grand Ecore. On the 12th Green, with three or four reghe 13th Porter and Kilby Smith re-turned to Grand Ecore, and by the 15th all the gun-boats were bacort was sunk by a torpedo eight miles below Grand Ecore on the 15th, but was got afloat on the 21stwas afloat, Banks, on the 22d, marched from Grand Ecore on Alexandria, and bivouacked the same nigh 15th of April, just when Banks got back to Grand Ecore. Kirby Smith then left Taylor with Wharton[1 more...]
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The navy in the Red River. (search)
d Chillicothe, was shot by a guerrilla a few miles above Grand Ecore. He was a brave officer, and his loss was much lamented, Admiral Porter, on the Cricket, bearing his flag, left Grand Ecore for Shreveport, accompanied by the Osage, Neosho, Fort H. K. Smith and Taylor. After the return of the fleet to Grand Ecore, the obstruction had to be removed before the Confederateneral Banks stating that the army was falling back upon Grand Ecore. Signal was made for commanding officers to repair ond the squadron with its fleet of transports safe back at Grand Ecore, not much the worse for their encounters with the enemy Mississippi squadron, leaving the Osage and Lexington at Grand Ecore. The larger iron-clads had with great difficulty been forced over the bar below Grand Ecore and sent on toward Alexandria, whither the Osage and Lexington followed them. The Easdition, unfortunately struck a torpedo eight miles below Grand Ecore, and her bottom was so badly injured that she sank. Cap
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 6.49 (search)
the day on which the battle took place, that there was no advance made from Grand Ecore except of cavalry. In fact, however, General Franklin with his infantry wasand the field was next day occupied by us. Banks continued his retreat to Grand Ecore, where he intrenched himself and remained until the return of his fleet and s that separated our armies, the enemy had been reenforced and intrenched at Grand Ecore. The enemy held possession of the river until he evacuated Grand Ecore. Grand Ecore. Steele was still slowly advancing from the Little Missouri to the Prairie d'ane. I deemed it imprudent to follow Banks below Grand Ecore with my whole force, and leGrand Ecore with my whole force, and leave Steele so near Shreveport. Even had I been able to throw Banks across the Atchafalaya, the high water of that stream would have arrested my farther progress. Auld be effected Banks had gone. To return to Taylor, after the enemy left Grand Ecore General Taylor attacked his rear at Cloutierville, whilst a detachment under
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 9: the Red River expedition. (search)
oats could ascend the river no farther than Grand Ecore, and from that point all supplies had to bet Sabine Cross Roads, fifty-four miles from Grand Ecore. General Lee had already encountered thend there General Banks, who had remained at Grand Ecore until all the troops had left, reached the were sent some distance on the road toward Grand Ecore, so as to be out of the way of danger in thral Smith, it was determined to retire upon Grand Ecore the following day, to the great disappointmfor the troops and flotilla to fall back to Grand Ecore as quickly as possible. Obedience was a didestruction of the vessels and troops above Grand Ecore. The banks of the river, at its turns, wernks and all the land troops had returned to Grand Ecore, when a part of them were sent six miles upfound most of his larger vessels aground at Grand Ecore, some of them drawing a foot more water tha in getting all his vessels over the bar at Grand Ecore, and then went down the river April 17. to[7 more...]
ield, 3.494; junction of Schofleld's, Terry's and Sherman's forces at, 3.503. Goldsborough, Commodore Louis M., naval operations of on the coast of North Carolina, 2.166-2.175. Grafton, National troops at, 1.497; McClellan at, 1. 531. Grand Ecore, Porter's gun-boats at, 3.256. Grand Gulf, batteries at passed by Porter's fleet, 2.603; abandoned by the Confederates, 2.604. Granger, Gen. G., his defense of Franklin against Van Dorn, 3.118; at the battle of Chickamauga, 3.139; operatracy recognized by, 3.47. Porter, Admiral David D., operations of against the forts below New Orleans, 2.331; at the siege of Vicksburg, 2.621; force under in the Red River expedition, 3.253; difficulties of in descending the Red River from Grand Ecore, 3.266. Porter, Gen., at Bull Run, 1.596, 606; at the battle of Gaines's Farm, 2.422. Port Gibson, battle of, 2.604. Port Hudson, Farragut's attempt to pass the batteries at, 2.598; investment of by Gen. Banks, 2.601; investment of, 2
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 41: the Red River expedition, under Major-General N. P. Banks, assisted by the Navy under Rear-Admiral David D. Porter. (search)
nto the hands of the Navy a few miles below Grand Ecore. Up to this time the opinion seemed geneagain on the same vessel from Alexandria to Grand Ecore, and did not leave the latter place until Fs to the divisional commander to retreat to Grand Ecore. It would be impossible to describe the diield at the time Banks started to return to Grand Ecore. The Confederate army was scattered in allg still continued, and was heard plainly at Grand Ecore, every one wondering why no movement was maortunately, all were brought safely back to Grand Ecore, though not without loss in men. Three mt draft, passed the shoals and pushed on to Grand Ecore. Only then were cavalry and infantry sent the hands of the enemy. On his return to Grand Ecore he found the army quite excited at the newsansports; but he never advised him to leave Grand Ecore. General A. J. Smith's division was advaumber of negroes on board who had fled from Grand Ecore, but they were all killed, many of them sho[34 more...]
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 42: Red River expedition.--continued. (search)
states as follows: When we returned to Grand Ecore, I sent Colonel Bailey to Admiral Porter, s burning until the Army was on its march to Grand Ecore, which seemed to be the signal for the dest; and, if they did get over, to assemble at Grand Ecore and remain there to protect that place. s says delayed the Army, took possession of Grand Ecore, which place had been evacuated by the enemy. Banks' army did not reach Grand Ecore until the 1st, 2d, and 3d of April. How, then, can Generat passed the Falls were necessary to guard Grand Ecore, and a sufficient force was left to protecty exclusively in its retrograde movement to Grand Ecore. (!!) Banks might also have added-impelpids at Alexandria, and three days delay at Grand Ecore in waiting the rise of the river, enabled t that all my vessels navigated the river to Grand Ecore with ease, and with some of them I reached fact that the gun-boats were unable to pass Grand Ecore until the 7th, justified the belief that it[6 more...]
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