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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) 308 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 70 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 44 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 34 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 32 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 26 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 23 13 Browse Search
Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 14 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 14 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 14: Sherman's campaign in Georgia. (search)
, in preparation for a great struggle. Cannon on the summit of Great Kenesaw completely commanded the beautiful town of Marietta. There Johnston, with the Chattahoochee River at his back, determined to make a vigorous stand. The scene was enchanting, said Sherman, in his report; too beautiful to be disturbed by the harsh clamorss cavalry in front of Kenesaw, was ordered to rapidly throw his whole force by his right down to and threaten Nickajack Creek and Turner's Ferry, across the Chattahoochee River. Stoneman was directed to push on, at the same time, with his cavalry, to the river below Turner's, and thus seriously threaten Johnston's rear. The movemre we lodged again that night, and on the following morning May 18, 1866. went on to Atlanta, passing through heavy fortifications on the right bank of the Chattahoochee River, near the railway bridge, and then among others more thickly strewn around the ruined city. We spent a greater portion of two days in and about Atlanta,
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 19: the repossession of Alabama by the Government. (search)
cy by the Provisional Government, at Montgomery. See page 256, volume I. Wilson paused two days at Montgomery, and then pushed on eastward toward the Chattahoochee River, the boundary between Alabama and Georgia,--Columbus, in the latter State, ninety miles distant, being his chief objective. At Tuskegee, Colonel La Grange was detached and sent to West Point at the crossing of the Chattahoochee River by the railway connecting Montgomery and Atlanta while the main column passed on toward Columbus. That city was on the east side of the Chattahoochee, and when Wilson came in sight of it, in front of the Confederate works, on the evening of the 16th, hefive men, including officers. It was surrounded by a dry ditch, twelve feet wide and ten deep, and commanded the approaches to the bridge which crossed the Chattahoochee River, and the little village of West Point. This work La Grange assaulted on three sides, with his men dismounted, at a little past one Fort Tyler. this is
1; shells thrown into by Gillmore, 3.208; blockade of declared by Ingraham and Beauregard to be raised, 3.191; naval operations under Dupont against the defenses of, 3.192-3.197; evacuation of by Hardee, 3.462; visit of the author to in 1866, 3.481. Charleston Harbor, fortifications in, 1.117; seizure of forts in by South Carolina troops, 1.137; stone fleet expedition to, 2.128. Charlestown, Va, descent on by Imboden, 3.106. Chattahoochee, seizure of the arsenal at, 1.170. Chattahoochee River, Johnston driven over by Sherman, 3.381. Chattanooga, Negley's unsuccessful attempt on, 2.303; commencement of Rosecrans's movement on, 3.121; retreat of Bragg to, 3.124; abandoned by Bragg, 3.126; retreat of Rosecrans's forces to after the battle of Chickamauga, 3.141; Rosecrans on the defensive at, 3.143; raid of Wheeler on the communications of, III, 150; Gen. Grant at, 3.151.; army at saved from famine, 3.154; arrival of Sherman at 3.159; battle of, 3.161-3.169; visit of the au