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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 90 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 84 10 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 78 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 74 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 48 2 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 38 0 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 36 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 31 1 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 30 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. 29 3 Browse Search
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command. March from Milliken's Bend to Port Gibson. After several fruitless attempts to penpoint opposite Bruinsburgh, the landing for Port Gibson, twelve miles below Grand Gulf, thus demonsmiles from Bruinsburgh, and four miles from Port Gibson, General Carr's division leading the advanche two roads diverging at Shaiffer's led to Port Gibson-one to the right by Magnolia Church, and ththe enemy, to a point within a half-mile of Port Gibson. At a quarter-past six o'clock A. M. whe the rest of my corps, triumphantly entered Port Gibson, through which place and across the south brear. This, the battle of Port Gibson or Bayou Pierre, was one of the most admirably and successfust have been considerable. Remaining at Port Gibson, on the second of May my corps assisted in ructing a bridge across the south branch of Bayou Pierre, under the direction of Lieutenant-Colonel e of General Carr's division. March from Port Gibson to Champion Hill. On the third, agreeabl[7 more...]
t there was a good road from Bruinsburgh to Port Gibson, which determined me to land there. The all over,) they were started on the road to Port Gibson. I deemed it a matter of vast importance tps engaging the enemy about four miles from Port Gibson. At this point the roads branched in exactosite directions, both, however, leading to Port Gibson. The enemy had taken position on both branenemy from position to position back toward Port Gibson steadily all day. Osterhaus did not, howhe field, to make no further stand south of Bayou Pierre. The enemy was here repulsed with a heavg built across Bayou Pierre, immediately at Port Gibson. This bridge was completed, eight miles mad by McPherson's corps to the north fork of Bayou Pierre, that stream bridged, and the advance of th as follows: Killed. Wounded. Missing. Port Gibson 130 718 5 Fourteen-Mile Creek, (skirmish,)al Tracy, of the rebel army, was wounded at Port Gibson, and has since died. Brigadier-General Mar[4 more...]
with our forces, should they be successful in the attack upon Grand Gulf and Port Gibson. Having obtained, during this day, plenty of forage and provisions, and havantity of commissary and quartermaster's stores, intended for Grand Gulf and Port Gibson. These were destroyed, and as much of the railroad and telegraph as possiblwagon-load of ammunition, and machinery for mounting the gun, on the road to Port Gibson. The gun was spiked and the carriages and ammunition destroyed. During thechanged his purpose, and turning to the right he took the direct road toward Port Gibson. From this point I made a strong demonstration toward Fayette, with a view of creating the impression that we were going toward Port Gibson or Natchez, while I quietly took the opposite direction, taking the road leading southeast to Brookhat point instead of Georgetown. Expeditions were also sent from Vicksburgh, Port Gibson, and Port Hudson, to intercept us. Many detachments were sent out from my co
rand Gulf, with a view to Vicksburgh. He also reported heavy firing at. Grand Gulf. The enemy shelling our batteries both above and below. On the first of May he telegraphed: A furious battle has been going on since daylight just below Port Gibson. . . . Enemy can cross all his army from Hard Times to Bruinsburgh. I should have large reinforcements. Enemy's movements threaten Jackson, and if successful cut off Vicksburgh and Port Hudson. I at once urged him to concentrate and to atf the Big Black, apparently toward Edwards's Depot, which will be the battle-field, if I can forward sufficient force, leaving troops enough to secure the safety of this place. Before my arrival at Jackson, Grant had beaten General Bowen at Port Gibson, made good the landing of his army, occupied Grand Gulf, and was marching upon the Jackson and Vicksburgh Railroad. On reaching Jackson, on the night of the thirteenth of May, I found there the brigades of Gregg and Walker, reported at six