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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 34 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 22 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 12 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 10 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. 8 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 8 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 6 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 6 0 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.). You can also browse the collection for Decatur (Mississippi, United States) or search for Decatur (Mississippi, United States) in all documents.

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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
a small town nearly thirteen miles south of the railway, and thrown back beyond the Tallahatchie: it was able to rally only at Oxford. There is left to Johnston only S. D. Lee's cavalry division. The latter, as we have said, being massed near Decatur toward the middle of October, declined to cross the Tennessee on learning the result of Wheeler's expedition. The arrival of Sherman on Bear Creek calls S. D. Lee to that locality a few days afterward. On the 22d he encounters Osterhaus on thelf west of Tuscumbia. After a pretty sharp engagement S. D. Lee retires before the numerous infantry of the Federals, but while falling back he harasses them and completes the destruction of the railway. If Sherman had continued his march on Decatur, the Southern cavalry would have greatly impeded his progress in that direction. But a second dash by Chalmers on Collierville could not have the same result, for on the 3d of November, when he presented himself for the second time in front of
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
from the main road to renew at Lake Station on this line his work of destruction. After having returned to take before Decatur the rest of Hurlbut's column, he had also to send to the south Force's brigade to disable Chunky Station. Lee, in spites. It was the evening of the 12th of February. The rearguard of the Sixteenth corps was passing through the village of Decatur. The Seventeenth corps was following it at a distance of a few miles. The village being situated at the crossing of a Ohio observes Longstreet, via Chattanooga, the headquarters of General Thomas and of the Army of the Cumberland, to near Decatur. General Logan with the Fifteenth corps guards the railroad between this town and Stevenson. Behind this line, thus stave said that the Fifteenth corps occupied, not far from the right bank of the Tennessee, the railroad from Stevenson to Decatur. On the 25th of January, General Logan, who commands it, causes a boat-bridge to be thrown over the river at Larkin's F