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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 111 1 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 86 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 76 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 46 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 42 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 33 1 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 17 5 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 16 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 10 2 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 10 0 Browse Search
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. A train of loaded cars was destroyed below Jonesboroa, by Colonel Kline's command, which was sent nt hill, which gave our artillery command of Jonesboroa and the railroad, now less than one half milg, like an aroused giant, upon the rebels at Jonesboroa, and at the hour I write (nine P. M.), we haridges the enemy's line was formed, covering Jonesboroa. The rebel skirmishers were in the ravines move by the Griffin road in the direction of Jonesboroa. It was understood that two corps, Hardee'se night of the fourth, when it moved back to Jonesboroa, and on the sixth and seventh to this point.arkness compelled him, within half a mile of Jonesboroa. Here he rested for the night, and on the mrst, when the enemy came out of his works at Jonesboroa and attacked General Howard in position descre at once given for all the army to turn on Jonesboroa, General Howard to keep the enemy busy whilewas immediately sent well to the right below Jonesboroa, to act against that flank along with Genera[44 more...]
uccess and ability that had characterized him in the command of a corps or division. In all these attacks the enemy was repulsed with great loss. Finding it impossible to entirely invest the place, General Sherman, after securing his line of communications across the Chattahoochee, moved his main force round by the enemy's left flank upon the Montgomery and Macon roads, to draw the enemy from his fortifications. In this he succeeded, and after defeating the enemy near Rough and Ready, Jonesboroa, and Lovejoy's, forcing him to retreat to the south, on the second of September occupied Atlanta, the objective point of his campaign. About the time of this move, the rebel cavalry under Wheeler attempted to cut his communications in the rear, but was repulsed at Dalton, and driven into East Tennessee, whence it proceeded west to McMinnville, Murfreesboroa and Franklin, and was finally driven south of the Tennessee. The damage done by this raid was repaired in a few days. During th
er 7, 1864, to January 20, 1865. headquarters Department of the Cumberland, Eastport, Miss., January 20, 1865. Colonel: I have the honor to report the operations of my command from the date of the occupation of Atlanta, Georgia, as follows: From the seventh to the thirtieth of September, the Fourth, Fourteenth, and Twentieth Army Corps, composing the Army of the Cumberland, remained quietly in camp around the city of Atlanta. The enemy was reported posted in the neighborhood of Jonesboroa. During the greater portion of the above-mentioned period an armistice existed between the two armies for the purpose of exchanging prisoners captured on both sides during the preceding campaign. About the twentieth of September the enemy's cavalry, under Forrest,crossed the Tennessee river near Waterloo, Alabama, and appeared in front of Athens, Alabama, on the twenty-third, after having destroyed a portion of the railroad between the latter place and Decatur, Alabama. Considerable s