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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) 8 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 2 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 2 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) 2 2 Browse Search
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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), chapter 3 (search)
Summary of the principal events. of some of the minor events noted in this summary no circumstantial reports are on file. All such are designated in the index. May 1, 1864.Skirmish at Stone Church. May 2, 1864.Skirmish at Lee's Cross-Roads, near Tunnel Hill. Skirmish near Ringgold Gap. May 3, 1864.Skirmish at Catoosa Springs. Skirmish at Red Clay. Skirmish at Chickamauga Creek. May 4, 1864.Maj. Gen. Frank P. Blair, jr., assumes command of the Seventeenth Army Corps. Skirmish on the Varnell's Station Road. May 5, 1864.Skirmish near Tunnel Hill. May 6-7, 1864.Skirmishes at Tunnel Hill. May 7, 1864.Skirmish at Varnell's Station. Skirmish near Nickajack Gap. May 8-11, 1864.Demonstration against Rocky Face Ridge, with combats at Buzzard Roost or Mill Creek Gap, and Dug Gap. May 8-13, 1864.Demonstration against Resaca, with combats at Snake Creek Gap, Sugar Valley, and near Resaca. May 9-13, 1864.Demonstration against Dalton, with combats near Varnell's Station (9
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), chapter 91 (search)
oes out with this. Very respectfully, John M. Palmer, Major-General. Brig. Gen. W. D. Whipple, Chief of Staff, Department of the Cumberland. Itinerary of the Fourteenth Army Corps, May 6-September 8. from monthly returns. The Corps was commanded by Maj. Gen. John M. Palmer to August 6; Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson to August 22, and Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis to September 8. May 6.-Preparatory to the general advance against the enemy the corps was concentrated at Stone Church, three miles south of Ringgold, Ga. May 7.-Advanced to Tunnel Hill, encountering the enemy's cavalry, which was driven back by the Second Division, in advance on the direct road. May 8 to 11, inclusive.--Engaged in movements against the enemy in the attempt to dislodge him from Rocky Face Ridge; had severe skirmishing during this time. Alay 12.-Withdrew and moved during the day to Snake Creek Gap to the support of the Army of the Tennessee. May 14 and 15.-Participated in
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), chapter 129 (search)
hurch, near Rossville, Ga., and at 6 a. m. moved out with my command, consisting of the Tenth, Sixteenth,, and Sixtieth Illinois Infantry (the Tenth and Fourteenth Michigan Infantry not having yet returned from veteran furlough), on the Ringgold road, marching eleven miles; bivouacked on the east side of the Chickamauga Creek, remaining there during the 3d and 4th. May 5, command moved at sunrise, passing through Ringgold and Taylor's Gap. The Sixtieth Illinois Infantry was deployed near Stone Church; drove in rebel pickets and established picket-line, remaining in this position during the 6th. May 7, brigade moved at 5 a. m. toward Tunnel Hill; Tenth Illinois Infantry deployed as skirmishers, which gained possession of a high, rugged hill, overlooking Rocky Face; bivouacked for the night and remained in same position during the 8th. May 9, at 5 a. m. brigade moved out and took up a position in front of Rocky Face on the right of General Howard's command; Sixtieth Illinois Infantry de
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), chapter 133 (search)
owing report of the movements of my command during the campaign just ended, beginning on the 2d day of May, 1864, and ending on the 1st day of September, 1864, inclusive: May 2, in obedience to orders from brigade headquarters, the Sixtieth Illinois Veteran Volunteers struck tents at Rossville, Ga., and moved out on the Chattanooga and Ringgold road in the direction of Ringgold, marched to Ringgold and encamped for the night. May 5, moved at daybreak through Taylor's Gap, advanced to Stone Church, and deployed four companies as skirmishers, keeping the remaining six companies in reserve, and drove the enemy from an eminence one mile in our front; the regiment held its position for the night. May 7, moved through the town of Tunnel Hill, Ga., and took up position on Tunnel Hill Ridge, the enemy being one mile distant. May 9, moved at daybreak to the foot of Rocky Face Ridge; was ordered to deploy five companies as skirmishers, the remaining five companies being held in reserve. W
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 25: the battle of Bull's Run, (search)
reason for relinquishing the pursuit, a report that McDowell's reserves, known to be fresh and of considerable strength, he said, were threatening the position of Union Mills Ford, near which lay the forces under Ewell. In the mean time a part of Beauregard's reserves, which had been ordered up, had arrived. At Centreville, McDowell held a brief and informal council with his officers, when it was determined to continue the retreat to the defenses of Washington, for the shattered and Stone Church, Centreville. demoralized army was in no condition to resist even one-half of the Confederates known to be at Manassas. They had been on duty almost twenty-four hours, without sleep, without much rest, and many of them without food; and during seven or eight hours of the time, a greater portion of those who came over Bull's Run had been fighting under a blazing sun. They needed rest; but so, dangerous did it seem to remain, that the soldiers cheerfully obeyed the order to move forward.
e army. The messenger rang the doorbell at a house within a stone's throw of the White House and delivered the scrap of paper to the only one in the city to whom it was intelligible. She hurriedly gave the youth his breakfast, wrote in cipher the words, Order issued for McDowell to march upon Manassas to-night, and giving him the scrap of paper, sent him on his way. That night the momentous bit of news was in the hands of General Beauregard. He instantly wired Eve of the conflict Stone Church, Centreville, Virginia.--Past this little stone church on the night of July 20, 1861, and long into the morning of the twenty-first marched lines of hurrying troops. Their blue uniforms were new, their muskets bright and polished, and though some faces were pale their spirits were elated, for after their short training they were going to take part, for the first time, in the great game of war. It was the first move of the citizen soldier of the North toward actual conflict. Not one knew
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Battles of the Western army in which Albama troops were engaged. (search)
30 w, 13 m. Alabama troops, 32d Inf.; 2d, 56th Cav. Smith's raid, West Point, Miss., Feb. 21 to Mar. 8. Gen. Forrest, 2,500.—Federal, Gen. W. Sooy Smith, 7,000; loss 47 k, 152 w, 120 m. Alabama troops, Russell's 4th Cav.; 11th Cav. Stone Church, Ga., Feb. 22. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 5.—Federal, total loss 40. Alabama troops, part of 10th Conf. Cav. Tunnel Hill Rd., Ga., Feb. 23. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 9.— Federal, total loss 45. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d C April 23. Gen. Jos. Wheeler.—Federal, loss 5 k, 9 w, 22 m. Alabama troops, Wheeler's scouts. Ringgold Bridge, Ga., April 29. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 2.— Federal, total loss 19. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d Conf. Cav. Stone Church, Ga., May 1. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 4.—Federal, total loss 32. Alabama troops, parts of 1st, 3d and 8th Conf. Cav. Lee's Cross Rds., Ga., May 2. Gen. Jos. Wheeler; total loss 4.— Federal, total loss 32. Alabama troops, par