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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 68 28 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 64 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 39 3 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 16 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) 16 0 Browse Search
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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. 7 1 Browse Search
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of any importance was the attack upon Union City, Tennessee, by a portion of Forrest's command. Tkman, and men,51 Island No.10, and men,162 Union City, and men,479   Aggregate2329 Question were not mounted, and only part of those at Union City. I had not enough mounted men within my reael Hicks, at Paducah, and Colonel Hawkins at Union City, advised me by telegraph of the presence in Down to this time it was uncertain whether Union City or Paducah was the real object of attack. Lt Columbus, and arriving within six miles of Union City at four P. M., where I learned that a surrenpresence of Forrest. My purpose was to save Union City, bring in its garrison, and have General Vean? Answer. It was but fourteen miles from Union City; too weak for defence, and unimportant. Hav brought away the garrison. Question. Was Union City important as a military post? Answer. I tdence growing out of demands to surrender at Union City, Paducah, and Columbus, showing premeditatio[1 more...]
nd threatening the railroad, so as to take advantage of any offensive movement on our part against Jackson; and although forces other than Forrest's individual command were constantly arriving and departing, the rebel strength at that place never exceeded six thousand or seven thousand--not twelve thousand or fifteen thousand, as reported at the time by your correspondent. On the twenty-fourth, a movement from the direction of Columbus, Ky., was discovered by a rebel scouting-party near Union City; and now we come to the explanation of the dispositions made by General Hurlbut to capture the rebel force at Jackson. Brigadier-General A. L. Smith, with six thousand men, one third of whom were cavalry or mounted infantry, was ordered to proceed eastward from Columbus, and then to take a position south-east of Jackson. This was the demonstration mentioned above as having been discovered by the rebels. General Smith succeeded in getting nearly to the point at which he would have had to
linois cavalry, composed of regiments comparatively near the point of concentration, arrived at Colliersville before the First brigade, commanded by Colonel G. E. Waring, Jr., of the Fourth Missouri cavalry. This brigade was stationed at Union City, Tennessee, on the north-western boundary of West-Tennessee, when orders reached it to march southward. Without delay, the command was put in motion, through a district of country rendered barren of forage and provisions by two years of campaigningd, and the horses harnessed to the artillery carriages or ammunition-wagons, to draw them for miles through the half-frozen mud and water. On the eighth of February, the First brigade, having marched two hundred and fifteen miles since leaving Union City on the twenty-third of January, 1864, arrived at Colliersville. The force thus assembled was under the command of Brigadier-General W. S. Smith, then the Chief of Cavalry in the Division of the Mississippi. Under the orders of General Smith
ntful chapter written. On Thursday, the twenty-fourth instant, Union City, sixty-five miles distant, was attacked and surrendered to Colonenes. These, with the four hundred taken a day or two before at Union City, Forrest offered to exchange for confederate prisoners, man for mebel General Forrest, with seven thousand men, had attacked Union City, Tennessee; then that it had surrendered; then that the rebels were attly posted, as to the strength of our garrison here as well as at Union City. There was no delay in the advance. He pushed his line forward rest having about five hundred of our men who were surrendered at Union City, and fifty or sixty captured in hospital the day before. Colonel Polk: I left Jackson on the twenty-third ultimo, and captured Union City on the twenty-fourth, with four hundred and fifty prisoners, amonr in the dry-dock, and brought out fifty prisoners. My loss at Union City and Paducah, as far as known, is twenty-five killed and wounded--