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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 137 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 82 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 56 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 46 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 46 0 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 30 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 30 0 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 28 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 28 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 28 0 Browse Search
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y guarded from Iuka to Tuscumbia, and even to Decatur, if practicable. Columbus must either be e march have been forwarded to Huntsville and Decatur. I have ordered a depot to be established ate immediate use of the army at Huntsville and Decatur and points farther on toward Memphis, this comand will commence the march to-morrow toward Decatur. The enemy are in possession of Nashvillee railroad-bridge over the Tennessee River at Decatur — the practicability of crossing his army oveo made minute inquiries as to the river below Decatur, its distance from the railroad, and the pracarmy to Corinth by the way of Shelbyville and Decatur. As it has been suggested in certain quared him at Corinth, or even intercepted him at Decatur. When the condition of the troops, the sesboro through Shelbyville and Fayetteville to Decatur was a middle route between the railroad to Chby heavy forces. My advance will be opposite Decatur on Sunday. (Signed) A. S. Johnston, Gener[4 more...]
Beauregard had the current [concurrent?] evidence of prisoners and scouts, that Buell's arrival was confidently expected. ... It was, however, after General Beauregard had given his orders, and made his arrangements as far as practicable to meet any exigency, that I joined him and communicated the substance of a dispatch, addressed to General Johnston, that had been handed me on the battle-field, which encouraged the hope that the main part of Buell's forces had marched in the direction of Decatur. He says (in his Life of Forrest, page 136) that this emanated from a reliable officer, placed near Florence for observation, and adds: Buell's timely junction with General Grant was accordingly deemed impossible. Therefore the capture of the latter was regarded at Confederate headquarters as inevitable the next day, as soon as all the scattered Confederate reserves could be brought to bear for a concentrated effort. Colonel Preston telegraphed to the President from Corinth,