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make a successful assault on the enemy behind his breast-works. * * * Failure as it was, and for which I assume the entire responsibility, I yet claim that it produced good fruits; as it demonstrated to Gen. Johnston that I would assault, and that boldly; and we also gained and held ground so close to the enemy's parapets that he could not show a head above them. If these be sound reasons, they at least as fully justify Grant's order to assault at Cold Harbor: Kenesaw being a palpable Gibraltar, which Cold Harbor is not. Sherman did not choose to rest on this bloody repulse; but, waiting only to bury the dead and care for the wounded, he again threw July 2. forward his right: McPherson, in front of Kenesaw, being relieved by Garrard's cavalry, and ordered to move rapidly by the right down to the Chattahoochee, threatening to cross with the railroad at or near Turner's ferry. The success of this manoeuver was instantaneous. Though its execution began at nightfall, Kenesaw
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5 General Jackson, at New Orleans, is fined $1,000 for contempt of court......March 31, 1815 American prisoners of war at Dartmoor, England, are fired upon by prison guards; five killed and thirty-three wounded, two mortally......April 6, 1815 Commodore Decatur sails from New York for Algiers with the frigates Guerriere, Macedonian, and Constellation, one sloop-of-war, four brigs, and two schooners......May 19, 1815 Guerriere captures an Algerian frigate of forty-four guns off Gibraltar......June 17, 1815 Dey, in a treaty of peace, renounces all claims to tribute, or presents, or to hold prisoners of war as slaves......June 30, 1815 At a grand Indian council at Detroit, Mich., a treaty is made with eight of the principal tribes east of the Mississippi......Sept. 1, 1815 Total debt of the United States, $119,600,000......Sept. 30, 1815 [Estimated cost of the war, $85,500,000.] Fourteenth Congress, first session, convenes......Dec. 4, 1815 North American revi