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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) 693 51 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 610 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 83 39 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 70 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) 50 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 42 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 42 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 41 3 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 28 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 27 3 Browse Search
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lpatrick's cavalry, was put in motion in the direction of Jonesboro and Mc-Donough, with orders to make a strong feint on Macor-General Dodge, in command of that corps at Atlanta and Jonesboro, and then in command of the Seventeenth corps during the rning to the left toward McDonough, about five miles from Jonesboro. Upon the evening of the fifteenth, the command went into camp; Kilpatrick near Jonesboro, the heads of the two infantry columns near Stockbridge. Kilpatrick met the enemy's cavaral Kilpatrick crossed the Flint River at the bridge near Jonesboro, at seven A. M. Finding the enemy had left that place, he of November fifteenth, crossed Flint River, and occupied Jonesboro. A portion of General Wheeler's cavalry and the Georgia rks constructed by Hood's army on its recent retreat from Jonesboro. Colonel Murray (First brigade) charged and carried theiemy, learning his mistake, had fled in great haste toward Jonesboro. On eleventh November, Major-General Slocum having bee
6, 1864. The command marched to the vicinity of McDonough by three routes. General Osterhaus met the enemy's cavalry at the crossing of Cotton River. They retreated rapidly, setting fire to the bridge. Some mounted infantry that he had in advance drove them from the bridge in time to put out the fire, and save every thing but the planking. The bridge was immediately repaired, and detained the column just forty minutes. General Kilpatrick crossed the Flint River at the bridge near Jonesboro, at seven A. M. Finding the enemy had left that place, he followed him to Lovejoy, where he occupied the strong position there, having two brigades of cavalry and two pieces of artillery, and holding the old rebel works. The General charged the works with dismounted cavalry, and carried them, driving back the enemy. Subsequently, the enemy's. artillery was overtaken by another charging column, and captured. He drove the enemy beyond Bear Station, capturing over fifty prisoners. He then
spectfully submitted. Fred. L. Clarke, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster. Brigadier-General Morgan's Report. headquarters Second division, Fourteenth army corps, Savannah, Georgia, December 29, 1864. Colonel: In compliance with circular from Corps Headquarters, dated December twenty-eighth, 1864, I have the honor of submitting the following report of the operations of my division from the fall of Atlanta to that of Savannah. September third, my division was in position at Jonesboro, remaining there until the seventh, when the First and Second brigades broke camps and moved to White Hall, (the Third brigade having previously moved to Atlanta with prisoners and the wounded of the division ;) arrived at White Hall on the ninth, and established camps there; distance marched, (20) twenty miles ; remained in this camp until the twenty eighth. During this time, the officers of the command were busily engaged in bringing up back reports, reclothing the men, and preparing th
salt, which were issued immediately previous to and during the march. We also captured ten very large fine mules and about thirty inferior mules and horses, which were used in packing supplies, and were subsisted, as were our private and public animals, from forage we obtained from the inhabitants. During the march we, in company with the balance of the brigade, assisted in destroying a large amount of the Georgia Central Railroad, in the vicinity of Stone Mountain, Spiers Station, and Jonesboro, and also of the Charleston Railroad at and near Monteith. The amount destroyed by my regiment I am unable to give. Great attempts were made by the enemy to impede our progress by destroying bridges, felling timber in the road, etc., but this caused but little delay, as our efficient pioneer corps soon cleared away all obstructions and rebuilt the bridges. We met with no resistance in force until we arrived at Turkey Roost Swamp, fifteen miles from Savannah. This is an almost impenet
lock A. M. Attacked and drove the enemy from Jonesboro, capturing three caissons filled with ammunirce with artillery, behind intrenchments, at Jonesboro. After some pretty severe skirmishing, with15th. The brigade moved in the direction of Jonesboro, my command being left with the Ninth Pennsy River. On the sixteenth, we passed through Jonesboro, following the railroad. About three (3) mi. Marched to Flint River, and encamped near Jonesboro. During the afternoon I crossed the river wt camp and moved to within five (5) miles of Jonesboro. Third battalion being in advance, drove ine enemy's pickets. 16th. Passing through Jonesboro. Lovejoy, and Bear Creek Station, moved thrammunition. November 163CaissonsCaptured at Jonesboro and burned. November 15140Stand small-armsCn-mealRebel commissary stores destroyed at Jonesboro, Ga. November 1650Barrels molassesRebel commissary stores destroyed at Jonesboro, Ga. November 211Pistol-factoryIn employ of rebel government, de[1 more...]