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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
Unionists recognized that it was useless to attempt to cross over. Scott continued to occupy Loudon, while Buckner was falling back on the other side of the Hiawassee River, and a few days thereafter, without having been further disturbed, Scott effected a junction with Bragg. Burnside, having joined Minty's cavalry, which Rosin order to mask this movement. Bragg's movement must involve Buckner's and ensure the junction of the two corps. Buckner had been on the left bank of the Hiawassee River two days only when, on the 7th of September, he received orders to start out at once on the road to the south. Bragg gave him at the same time a rendezvous iroceed on Buckner's tracks to join Rosecrans in the breach at Dalton. He halts at Knoxville with the bulk of his troops, leaving his cavalry on the banks of the Hiawassee to watch the southern roads, and asks of Halleck instructions for which the latter makes him wait a long time. The head of the general staff, wishing neither to
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
with his artillery and two brigades, attacks the Federal post. Byrd makes haste to pass over to the right bank of the Hiawassee, which is defended by light works; but the Confederates, having found an easy ford, follow him up and compel him to retad been so imprudently taken away from Bragg before the battle of Murfreesborough. Bragg sends him to the banks of the Hiawassee to resume against Burnside the operations which Wheeler's expedition has suddenly interrupted. He occupies Charleston t will be remembered that Stevenson with his infantry division had on the 19th of October occupied Charleston on the Hiawassee River. The presence of the Federals near to this river, only thirty-one miles from Chickamauga Station, is a standing men of the Tennessee. A portion of Wheeler's cavalry, back from the south a few days since, are watching the banks of the Hiawassee; the two brigades of Morrison and Dibrell are placed under his orders, and as early as the 19th in the evening they cro
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
air the delay with which Grant has so sharply reproached him. Having started on the 29th from Chattanooga, he reached on the evening of the 30th the banks of the Hiawassee at Kincannon's Ferry, nearly ten miles below Charleston. A towboat having brought him several lighters, he crossed that river the ensuing day before noon, and oon Tellico at the base of the high bluff called Unaka Mountain. Finally, Long with his troopers, crossing this chain, pursues beyond Murphy, on the banks of the Hiawassee, a large train intended for Longstreet, who has thrown himself into the mountains of North Carolina. The army, slowly advancing into a country the resources of hes itself by acts of pillage which the efforts of the honest and religious Howard fail to suppress. On the 14th the entire army is massed on the banks of the Hiawassee. Long has come back without having reached the train he was seeking, but his manoeuvre has rendered uneasy the Confederates. He establishes himself at Calhoun,