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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 773 9 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 445 19 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 114 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 83 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 50 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 48 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 45 1 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 36 2 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 36 0 Browse Search
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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 17 (search)
the Third Artillery, I had been sent from Charleston, South Carolina, to Marietta, Georgia, to assist Inspector-General Churchill to take testimony concerning certahe Georgia Volunteers during the Florida War; and after completing the work at Marietta we transferred our party over to Bellefonte, Alabama. I had ridden the distand not even to attempt it, but to turn the position, by moving from Kingston to Marietta via Dallas; accordingly I made orders on the 20th to get ready for the march tt many roads that led in every direction. Its possession would be a threat to Marietta and Atlanta, but I could not then venture to attempt either, till I had regainon (Geary's) followed the retreating cavalry on a road leading due east toward Marietta, instead of Dallas. This leading division, about four miles out from the bridection of the road leading from Allatoona to Dallas with that from Van Wert to Marietta, was four miles northeast of Dallas, and from the bloody fighting there for t
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, Chapter 16: Atlanta campaign-battles about Kenesaw Mountain. June, 1864. (search)
ed a signal about noon, from Pine Mountain to Marietta, Send an ambulance for General Polk's body; awe found it still more concentrated, covering Marietta and the railroad. These successive contractistill holds Kenesaw, a conical mountain, with Marietta behind it, and has his flanks retired, to cov was on a road leading from Powder Springs to Marietta, about three miles distant from the latter. Powder Springs road to within three miles of Marietta. The enemy made a strong effort to drive theoad at a point (Fulton) about ten miles below Marietta, or to the Chattahoochee River itself, a move (by the left flank) reach the railroad below Marietta; but in this I must cut loose from the railrodetected the movement, and promptly abandoned Marietta and Kenesaw. I expected as much, for, by theall substantially sustained about Kenesaw and Marietta, and it was really a continuous battle, lastid of July, when the rebel army fell back from Marietta toward the Chattahoochee River. Our losses w[3 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 19 (search)
t us to make a lodgment on his railroad below Marietta, or even to cross the Chattahoochee. Of course, he chose to let go Kenesaw and Marietta, and fall back on an intrenched camp prepared by his ordon the morning of the 3d of July, I rode into Marietta, just quitted by the rebel rear-guard, and was from the direction of Powder Springs toward Marietta, producing delay and confusion. By night Thonched at Smyrna camp-ground. six miles below Marietta, and there on the next day we celebrated our as left two breaks in the railroad--one above Marietta and one near Vining's Station. The former isr twenty miles, then turned north and came to Marietta on the 22d of July, whence he reported to me. have now accumulated stores at Allatoona and Marietta, both fortified and garrisoned points. Have Captains Steele and Gile to carry the body to Marietta. They reached that place the same night, and On the 22d of July General Rousseau reached Marietta, having returned from his raid on the Alabama
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 20 (search)
toneman had gone on to Macon; during that day (August 1st) Colonel Brownlow, of a Tennessee cavalry regiment, came in to Marietta from General McCook, and reported that McCook's whole division had been overwhelmed, defeated, and captured at Newnan. ad to the rear, on the theory that the force of cavalry which had defeated McCook would at once be on the railroad about Marietta. At the same time Garrard was ordered to occupy the trenches on our left, while Schofield's whole army moved to the extthat General Stoneman was down about Macon, on the east bank of the Ocmulgee. On the 4th of August Colonel Adams got to Marietta with his small brigade of nine hundred men belonging to Stoneman's cavalry, reporting, as usual, all the rest lost, and ld's exposed flank; Garrard retained that on our general left; and McCook's division was held somewhat in reserve, about Marietta and the railroad. On the 10th, having occasion to telegraph to General Grant, then in Washington, I used this language:
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 21 (search)
Judge Wright of Rome, Georgia, and by Mr. King, of Marietta. On the 15th of September I telegraphed to Generar of Congress from Rome, Georgia, and Mr. King, of Marietta, are now going between Governor Brown and myself. ke our railroad nearer us, viz., about Kingston or Marietta. Orders were at once made for the Twentieth Coroochee, and the other corps were put in motion for Marietta. The army had undergone many changes since the duty with me. We had strong railroad guards at Marietta and Kenesaw, Allatoona, Etowah Bridge, Kingston, Rtle-field of Smyrna Camp, and the next day reached Marietta and Kenesaw. The telegraph-wires had been cut above Marietta, and learning that heavy masses of infantry, artillery, and cavalry, had been seen from Kenesaw (meet horseman had reached him (General Johnston) at Marietta! I doubt whether the history of war can furnishWhen General Hood first struck our rail-road above Marietta, we were not ready, and I was forced to watch his