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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
its course, connect the great ports of Mobile and New Orleans with the Middle States; whilst another, having one terminus at Vicksburg on the Mississippi, and built during the war, for the purpose of opening easy communications with Texas, extends as far as Atlanta. In the Ohio basin, the western part, already exclusively favored by water-courses, is alone in possession of railways. One line, single at first, which runs southward from Cincinnati and Louisville, forks successively at Bowling Green and Nashville, and further on at Hardinsville, and spreading out like an immense fan south of Cumberland, extends its numerous arms from the foot of the high cliffs which terminate the Alleghany range, at the very point where the navigation of the Tennessee commences—so appropriately called Lookout Mountain—as far as the banks of the Mississippi, to Columbus at the west, and to Memphis at the south. A transversal line connecting the latter city with Chattanooga, and uniting the extrem
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
the war. General Buckner, who is in command, has taken position at the railroad junction at Bowling Green, the chief centre of the system in Southern Kentucky, from which he commands all the westernest Virginia was the theatre. As we have seen, Buckner, in the west, was stationed around Bowling Green with the Kentucky militia, resting upon the State of Tennessee, whence he could easily receihandcar, returned to Louisville to announce the approach of the enemy. At the same time, a Bowling Green Unionist, seeing the trains arrive loaded with rebel troops, took up one of the rails from tready reached the suburbs of Elizabethtown, not far from the Ohio, halted and fell back upon Bowling Green, the garrison and fortifications of which he strengthened. Sherman, on his part, selected tained. In the first fortnight of November it was reported that a strong detachment had left Bowling Green and was proceeding eastward; General Schopf, being under the impression that he was about to
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
the Federals. That of Sidney Johnston, at Bowling Green, controlled the whole network of railways.of the great railway line which leads from Bowling Green to Columbus and Memphis; it was much largehnston had detached several regiments from Bowling Green and sent them into Eastern Tennessee, thusening it destroyed the large bridge of the Bowling Green and Memphis Railway; and ascending the riv he was making preparations for evacuating Bowling Green. Indeed, it was well to have foreseen thasters of the Upper Cumberland, could take Bowling Green completely in the rear. It was, thereforeof his army, was gradually proceeding from Bowling Green towards Nashville, he concentrated all hisf the 5th. Buckner with his division from Bowling Green had arrived on the 11th. He was followed Confederates at Russellville, not far from Bowling Green, embarked on Green River, a tributary of t, as Columbus had been before with that of Bowling Green. The intersection of the two principal [5 more...]