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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
the lagoon of the Madre and connecting with Brownsville by a railroad, completes this operation, whost important to them. In fact, masters of Brownsville, they completely intercept the traffic whicrates a short time before the occupation of Brownsville. The right bank of the Rio Grande being thilst the cavalry was marching direct toward Brownsville, a town situated on the line which the army Little Rock. Eighteen miles south-west of Brownsville is a stream, surrounded by pretty large swa to engage in a general fight, fell back on Brownsville after having reconnoitred their position. ible. Davidson brought back his cavalry to Brownsville and awaited the arrival of Steele. The lmber took the direct road from Clarendon to Brownsville, whilst Steele was moving from Devall's Bluhe latter. He knew that a good road led to Brownsville, via Ashley's Mill, as far as the banks of pairing the road which he had followed from Brownsville, and in the evening of the second day the a[4 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
Tennessee enabled Forrest to operate against the enemy with all his forces. Chalmers, who commanded it, had well employed his time since his chief had left him on the line of the Tallahatchie. On the 23d of March the latter had sent him from Jackson orders to advance in his turn. McCulloch's brigade was to halt at Waterford, south of Holly Springs, and to occupy the country situated south of the Charleston Railroad, while Neely should penetrate into Tennessee and establish himself at Brownsville. They could thus observe the movements of the Memphis garrison. Hurlbut, who had about four thousand infantry in this town, with good reason did not wish to rush them at the heels of Forrest, but as soon as he knew that the latter had passed the frontier of Tennessee, on returning in haste from Cairo, where he happened to be by chance, he ordered Grierson to move his cavalry forward on the enemy's tracks. He could, as we have said, mount scarcely more than two thousand men. The first e