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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)
t town against such forces. Chattanooga and Knoxville, the two gates to the Alleghany Mountains on. Buckner, who had twenty thousand men near Knoxville, and Johnston, who had thirty thousand undergested that after having taken possession of Knoxville the general charged with the undertaking shoat order. When Frazer learned the loss of Knoxville, he might yet have reached Virginia through tion, Burnside, as soon as he had arrived at Knoxville, had sent out a large detachment of infantryo cross Walden's Ridge. Burnside's march on Knoxville would render that supposition likely. The past two months; that Burnside by occupying Knoxville had only restored liberty to Buckner; and thcall his scattered forces and lead them from Knoxville to Chattanooga. It was the same everywhere. the Confederates ascend the river as far as Knoxville, and, after having crushed Burnside, they wo4th of September returning in great haste to Knoxville with all the available portion of his army, [24 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
ce Morgan had been in prison and Burnside at Knoxville the vigilance of all the small posts in that construction of extensive fieldworks around Knoxville, which had been commenced in September, was liant General William P. Sanders, will cover Knoxville on the east by occupying the region of counts attained: the trains are on the way toward Knoxville, and he falls back in good order to a second advantages of the ground for the defence of Knoxville was an offset to the yet unfinished state ofnd between the railway and the London road, Fort Sanders was open at the gorge, and composed of thre and connect the two banks by a bridge below Knoxville. Unhappily for him, the boats have remainedlieve that the Army of the Ohio, invested in Knoxville, was in one of the most perilous situations.r a division from his army to send it before Knoxville? In the morning of the 22d, Buckner had pu his imprudence in sending Longstreet before Knoxville; in short, his obstinacy to preserve Lookout[35 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
he Confederates seize it they are masters of Knoxville. The Union artillery, in truth, enfilades ef the intrenchments, from the approaches to Fort Sanders as far as the Holston, will endeavor to surthen Longstreet's base of operations against Knoxville. Hence, as early as the 30th, Vaughn has cos, Grant, believing that the capitulation of Knoxville was imminent, caused purposely to fall into dsville, situate some twenty-five miles from Knoxville. It was then, on the 30th, four days after his departure, that he approached Knoxville and tried to penetrate into the place. His slowness hadetains his vanguard nearly eight miles from Knoxville. The coup-de-main failed, and Graham undershe non-success of Graham, he will resume the Knoxville road only with considerable force. Therefor-roads all the forces he could withdraw from Knoxville. In a few days Parke thus finds himself at o Kentucky to follow Burnside on the road to Knoxville, and of the Thirteenth, which Ord had taken [34 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)
ston from sending any reinforcements to Polk. We must therefore turn back for a moment to the upper Tennessee Valley, which the Federals now hold entirely from Knoxville, whence Foster with the Army of the Ohio observes Longstreet, via Chattanooga, the headquarters of General Thomas and of the Army of the Cumberland, to near Decaat the head of a small force of five hundred cavalry, of whom one hundred and fifty were Indians, crossed the chain of the Smoky Mountains, and, coming down near Knoxville, captured a Federal train near Jetersville; but the enemy starting at once to pursue him, he finds himself driven to the foot of the mountains, which the snow aNorth Carolina, where the greater part of them had been called the year before, and where General Peck, who had succeeded Foster since the latter's departure for Knoxville, found it difficult to hold his own: he was, in fact, threatened at Suffolk, at Plymouth, at Washington, at Newberne—posts very much exposed to the attacks of t