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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 216 0 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 168 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 160 0 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. 158 0 Browse Search
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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)
object was to place his army in the heart of Georgia, between Macon and Augusta, and so compel hishis final destination. The evident danger to Georgia and the Carolinas caused the most frantic apporsed the message; and the representatives of Georgia in the Confederate Congress sent an earnest a his army, by a force under General Wayne, of Georgia, composed of some of Wheeler's cavalry, a bodown that he was making a thorough conquest of Georgia. It cannot be denied that Sherman's march toouth Carolina when Sherman was engaged in his Georgia campaign, and he was directed to make a demon National cause, Sherman's autumn campaign in Georgia--his marvelous march to the sea. In that marcuring which he made a substantial conquest of Georgia, he lost only five hundred and sixty-seven men said: I estimate the damage done to the State of Georgia and its military resources, at $100,000,0he fate, and even the position, of Sherman in Georgia was a hidden fact and problem. Grant finally[5 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 16: career of the Anglo-Confederate pirates.--closing of the Port of Mobile — political affairs. (search)
ls were added by British shipmasters in 1864, named, respectively, Georgia, Tallahassee, Olustee, and Chickamauga, whose ravages greatly swelWinslow. long before the Florida was seized, the career of the Georgia was ended, the Georgia was an iron ship, built in Glasgow. SheGeorgia was an iron ship, built in Glasgow. She went to sea with the name of Japan, in April, 1868. off the coast of France she received her armament, changed her name to Georgia, and begGeorgia, and began the career of a pirate. After committing many depredations, and destroying large and valuable merchant ships, she put into French ports, n the correctness of the transaction, and that was the last of the Georgia as a pirate ship. and the Alabama see picture of the Alabama, oah's cruise called them), who had been in the Sumter, Alabama, and Georgia, with an armament and a crew of Englishmen, all of which were tran, to re-enforce the two great armies in the field, in Virginia and Georgia, gave assurance that the end of the Civil War and the return of pe
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)
have an iron-clad vessel make a demonstration against Savannah, to prevent the Confederates in Georgia from re-enforcing Finnegan. Gillmore was astonished; and he was not a little alarmed, because attack from an overwhelming force that might be quickly concentrated upon him, by railway, from Georgia and Alabama. He sent a letter of remonstrance, but it was too late, for Seymour, on the day ofd was nearly ready to go forward, when General Grant arranged for the campaigns in Virginia and Georgia, and Burnside and the Ninth Corps were The New Ironsides the New Ironsides was a very powempton Roads, the commanding general was informed Nov. 30, 1864. that General Bragg had gone to Georgia, taking with him a greater portion of the troops at and around Wilmington, to operate against Sthousand men were within forty-eight hours march of it. General Bragg had been called back from Georgia, and was in command there, which some Confederate officers say was the reason the whole of the
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 19: the repossession of Alabama by the Government. (search)
as sealed, there was comparative quiet in that region. The grand movements in Georgia and in Middle Tennessee occupied the attention of all. At length, when Sherman had finished his triumphal march through Georgia, to the sea-board, and Thomas had decimated Hood's army in Middle Tennessee, Grant and the Government determined tots, ravaged the town for awhile. Wilson now prepared to move eastward into, Georgia, by way of Montgomery. He. directed Major Hubbard to construct a pontoon bridd on eastward toward the Chattahoochee River, the boundary between Alabama and Georgia,--Columbus, in the latter State, ninety miles distant, being his chief objectiable loss to the Confederates. Wilson's expedition through Alabama and into Georgia, was not only useful in keeping Forrest from assisting the defenders of Mobilens. We had just reached the beginning of the more picturesque hill-country of Georgia, which seemed to be peculiarly charming in the region of Crawfordsville, the h
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 20: Peace conference at Hampton Roads.--the campaign against Richmond. (search)
h the Parliament — a constitutional ruler treating with rebels. Mr. Lincoln's face, says the narrator (said to be Alexander II. Stephens), then wore that indescribable expression which generally preceded his hardest hits, and he remarked: Upon questions of history I must refer you to Mr. Seward, for he is posted in such things, and I don't profess to be. But my only distinct recollection of the matter is, that Charles lost his head. That settled Mr. Hunter for awhile. From the Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle, cited in Raymond's Life, Public Services, and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln, page 668. The commissioners returned to Richmond, when Davis laid Feb. 5, 1865. their report, submitted to him, before the Congress. On the following day a great meeting was held in Richmond, which was addressed by Davis and the Governor of Virginia. The former said, in reference to Mr. Lincoln's expression our common country : Sooner than we should ever be united again, I would be willing to yield
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 21: closing events of the War.--assassination of the President. (search)
unprovided for, and subject the people in the region where the army would be dispersed, to the sore evils of plunder which lawless bands of starving men would engage in. He did more. He stated frankly to the people of North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, included within his military department, that war could not be longer continued by them, except as robbers, and that he should take measures to stop it, save both the army and the people from further evil, as far as possible, and t Rumors of Stoneman, rumors of Wilson, rumors of even the ubiquitous Sheridan, occasionally sharpened the excitement. The escort, for the sake of expedition, was shorn of its bulky proportions, and by the time we reached Washington, May 4. in Georgia, there was only enough to make a respectable raiding party. History of the Last Days and Final Fall of the Rebellion, by Lieutenant C. E. L. Stuart, of Jefferson Davis's staff. At Washington, after there had been a scramble for the gold w
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 22: prisoners.-benevolent operations during the War.--readjustment of National affairs.--conclusion. (search)
ers, and kept him in that office until his death in Georgia, Jones, in his Rebel War Clerk's Diary, under daof the sudden death of Brigadier-General Winder, in Georgia; from apoplexy, it is supposed. He was in command ity, It is said to be the most unhealthy part of Georgia, and was probably selected as a depot for prisoners Anderson Station, on the Southwestern railroad, in Georgia, about sixty miles south from Macon, and surroundeonville. He says a humane physician of Americus, in Georgia (Dr. B. J. Head), and his wife, moved to pity by a ed the fact, mentioned on page 414, that throughout Georgia, the State in which the Andersonville prisoner-pen ose States, namely, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, and Texas, clothed th Carolina, General D. E. Sickles; Third District, Georgia, Florida and, Alabama, General J. Pope; Fourth Distnion. These were North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas.
2.396. Croxton, Gen., raid in Alabama and Georgia, 3.521, Cruisers, Confederate, career of, in Florida, condition of, 1.361. Forts in Georgia, seizure of, 1.179. Forts at Knoxville (noo England with food for operatives, 2.571. Georgia, secession movements in, 1.51; divided sentim House, battle of, 3.380. L. Lafayette, Ga., large army concentrated at under Bragg 3.132. rais des Cygnes, battle at, 3.280. Marietta, Ga., visit of the author to in 1866, 3.403. Markurg to Meridian, 3.238-3.240; his campaign in Georgia against Johnston and Hood, 3.374-3.399; his. t, 2.392. Streight, Col. A. D., raid of in Georgia, 3.119; captured with his command, 3.120. of, 1.53; his efforts to promote secession in Georgia, 1.177; violent speech of in the Senate, 1.22awkins, 3.243. Unionists, indecision of in Georgia, 1.177; sufferings of Southern, 2.21; banishmGen., his expedition through Alabama and into Georgia, 3.514-3.521. Wilson's Creek, Mo., battle [4 more...]
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