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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 135 11 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 81 35 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 79 3 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 51 3 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 37 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 29 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 23 13 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. 20 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 20 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 6: siege of Knoxville.--operations on the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia. (search)
Massachusetts Cavalry, and a section of the First Connecticut Battery. to strike the Charleston and Savannah railway at Pocotaligo, with a. view of cutting off communication between those cities. There he encountered a thousand Confederates well posal objective. He projected an expedition to the Coosawhatchie River, to destroy the Charleston and Savannah railway at Pocotaligo and vicinity. But before his arrangements were completed he was smitten by disease similar to yellow fever, when he waOct. 21, 22. went up the Broad River to the Coosawhatchie, landed, and pushed on four or five miles in the direction of Pocotaligo without hinderance. There he encountered and easily drove Confederate pickets, who burned the bridges behind them, and retarded Brannan's march. He pressed forward, skirmishing a little, and in front of Pocotaligo was met by a heavy fire of artillery from a swamp across a creek, supported by an infantry force under General W. S. Walker. Brannan's ammunition wagons
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 15: Sherman's March to the sea.--Thomas's campaign in Middle Tennessee.--events in East Tennessee. (search)
s of friends or foe. General Foster was in command of the coast islands of South Carolina when Sherman was engaged in his Georgia campaign, and he was directed to make a demonstration in his favor, when, as it was expected, he would approach Pocotaligo, on the Charleston and Savannah railway, between the two cities, at the close of November. He could spare only 5,000 men from his various garrisons, for this purpose, and at the head of these he ascended the Broad River on steamers, and landedhen he hastened to meet him, as recorded in the text. By direction of Sherman, he held on to the position near the Charleston and Savannah railway, and after Hardee fled to Charleston he took possession of and occupied the Confederate works at Pocotaligo, and at the railway crossings of the Tullifinny and Coosawhatchie rivers. That doubt was soon removed. Hazen had signaled back to Sherman, I am ready and will assault at once. He did so. It was toward evening of a beautiful day. His bugle
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 17: Sherman's March through the Carolinas.--the capture of Fort Fisher. (search)
the 15th of January 1865. as the day when he would commence his march. The Seventeenth Corps, of Howard's troops, was sent by water, around by Hilton Head, to Pocotaligo, on the Charleston and Savannah railway, where it had made a lodgment by the day above named, and from that point seriously menaced Charleston. The left wing, , to New Berne to prepare for extending the railway from that place to Goldsboroa. Meanwhile, during the delay caused by the floods, some feints were made from Pocotaligo of an advance on Charleston, and thereby Hardee was kept from interfering with Sherman's preparations for his proposed stride. Finally, when the waters had some, the posts at the Tullifinny and Coosawhatchie rivers were abandoned as useless and the troops a long the Charleston and Savannah railway were concentrated at Pocotaligo. Sherman's whole army moved forward on the first of February, nearly in a due north course, toward Columbia, the capital of South Carolina. All the roads in
s at, 1.145. Pittsburg Landing, skirmish at, 2.262; Grant's defeated army at, 2.275. Planter, gun-boat, carried off from Charleston harbor by Robert Small, 3.186. Pleasant Grove, La., battle of, 3.259. Pleasant Hill, La., battle of, 3.261. Pleasanton, Gen., at the battle of Chancellorsville, 3.30; important reconnoissance of over the Rappahannock, 3.101; services of in Missouri, 3.278-3.280. Plymouth, N. C., siege of by Confederates under Hoke, 3.470; battle of, 3.471. Pocotaligo, Gen. Brannan's expedition to, 3.189. Point of Rocks, skirmish at, 2.135. Politicians. Southern, virulence of, 1.37. Polk, Gen. L., notice of, 1.539; death of (note), 3.378. Pope, Gen. John, operations of in Missouri, 2.181,182; campaign of the Army of Virginia under, 2.442-2.463; unwillingness of McClellan to support (note), 2.462. Pope Pius IX., the Confederacy recognized by, 3.47. Porter, Admiral David D., operations of against the forts below New Orleans, 2.331; at th