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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) 308 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 70 0 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 44 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 34 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 32 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 26 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 23 13 Browse Search
Col. J. J. Dickison, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.2, Florida (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 16 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 14 0 Browse Search
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ring the twelfth, the army of the Tennessee destroyed the railroad from Big Shanty to the Chattahoochee River, burning the ties and bending the rails, a stretch of road twenty-two miles in extent. military division of the Mississippi, following the Fourth corps, my command reached the Chattahoochee River, at the railroad crossing, at nightfall; but, owing to the rain and high water, the bridg next morning from its camp in the vicinity of Ackworth and Big Shanty, and camped at the Chattahoochee River. On the morning of the fifteenth, the corps reached Atlanta, and bivouacked in the sune of defences; one brigade of the Third division was on duty at Montgomery Ferry, on the Chattahoochee River. The command of the post was committed to Colonel Wm. Cogswell, Second Massachusetts inf A brigade from each division was sent to destroy the railroad between Atlanta and the Chattahoochee River, which was reported the next morning as effectually done. Changes in the principal com
November 13. A brigade from each division was sent to destroy the railroad between Atlanta and the Chattahoochee River, which was reported the next morning as effectually done. Changes in the principal commands of the corps since the last campaign,. left the organization as follows: First division, Brigadier-General A. J. Jackson commanding. The brigades commanded respectively by Colonels Selfridge, Carman, and Robinson. Second division, Brigadier-General J. W. Geary commanding. Three brigades, commanded by Colonels Pardee, Jones, and Barnum. Third division, Brigadier-General W. T. Ward commanding. Three brigades, commanded by Colonels F. C. Smith, Dustin, and Ross. A list of regiments composing the brigades will be found in reports of subordinate commanders. The artillery was reduced to four batteries of four guns each; two of three-inch Rodmans, and two of twelve-pounder Napoleons, under charge of Major J. A. Reynolds, Chief of Artillery. The horses were incr
as ordered to march with the division to the rear, as the rebel army was threatening our line of communications. Camped night of the third on north side of Chattahoochee River; fourth and fifth, marched to Marietta and camped near Kenesaw Mountain, where we remained until the evening of the eighth. The Seventy-ninth Pennsylvania ber third, at ten o'clock P. M., pursuant to orders from corps headquarters, tents were struck and the march commenced toward railroad bridge. Crossing the Chattahoochee River, bivouacked during the night half a mile from the river. October fourth, crossed the river and encamped upon the ground occupied by the enemy on the front estroyed the railroad from Allatoona Creek to a point one mile beyond Ackworth, and went into camp at Big Shanty. November fourteenth, division crossed the Chattahoochee River. November fifteenth, marched through and camped near the city of Atlanta. November sixteenth, passed through Decatur and marched as far as Shaphinger Cre
m; moved down to Turner's Ferry, on the Chattahoochee River, and back via Sandtown road, not findinailroad, midway between Atlanta and the Chattahoochee River, and destroyed three and a half miles oiles railroad track between Atlanta and Chattahoochee River; 9 miles Georgia Central Railroad, 1 1/ the depot at three P. M., moved to the Chattahoochee River, disembarked and marched across the rivraging parties on the north side of the Chattahoochee River. I subsisted the animals belonging to time the regiment was stationed at the Chattahoochee River; but the officers who were in charge bemand of Colonel Dustin, was left at the Chattahoochee River, to guard the bridges and stores remainrne an honorable part. We left camp at Chattahoochee River, on the morning of fourteenth November, mile of the railroad lying between the Chattahoochee River and Atlanta. Our brigade broke camp thters, the first brigade was sept to the Chattahoochee River, for the purpose of guarding the railro[12 more...]
B. Stephens, First Lieutenant, Commanding Battery C, First Ohio Light Artillery. Wm. H. Mickle, Lieutenant and A. A. A. G. Artillery, Twentieth Army Corps. Colonel Buell's Report. Headquarters pontoniers, left wing, army of Gorgia, Savannah, Ga., January 7, 1865. Colonel: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of my command during the campaign from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia. November 13.--My command destroyed the railroad bridge over the Chattahoochee River, near Atlanta, Georgia. 14th. Moved my command to and encamped within the city limits, and equipped the same with twenty days rations and forage. 15th. In accordance with orders, sent one half of my train--four hundred and forty (440) feet of bridge, complete — and four companies of my regiment, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Moore, with the Twentieth corps. The remainder of my train, with six companies, commanded by myself, marched from Atlanta the morning of the sixteenth,
ing's Bridge, Georgia, December 17, 1864. Captain James Beggs, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, First Brigade, Third Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi: sir: In compliance with circular of this date from brigade headquarters, I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of my regiment, from the fourteenth of November to present date. November 14.--Marched from Mitchell's Cross-Roads, to join the division at Turner's Ferry, on the Chattahoochee River, and from thence marched to a point four miles from Atlanta, on the East-Point Road, where we encamped. 15th. Marched to Flint River, and encamped near Jonesboro. During the afternoon I crossed the river with one battalion of my regiment, having been ordered to open communication with Colonel Jones, who crossed the river above me. Pushing on toward the town, my advance came upon a column moving out on the McDonough road. Lieutenant Baker, with company E, immediately charged the
5511516   21  Total, Third division, Fifteenth army corps, 3939610711349094246  Grand total,61361422233035262062127061 Major Griffith's Report. headquarters Forty-Sixth regiment. Pennsylvania veteran Vols., Savannah, Ga., Dec. 26, 1864. Captain D. W. Palmer, Assistant Adjutant-General, First Brigade: sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of my regiment since the occupation of Atlanta. September second, marched from the south bank of the Chattahoochee River through the city of Atlanta, and camped on the north side of the Decatur road at the rebel works. September twelfth, moved camp to the north side of the city. September seventeenth, division reviewed by General Williams. September nineteenth, division reviewed by General Slocum. October twentieth, Colonel James L. Selfridge took command of the First brigade. October twenty-first, moved out the Decatur road on a foraging expedition under command of Colonel. October twenty-third, C<
nant Trego, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General: sir: I have the honor to report that on the first day of November I resumed the command of the Seventieth Indiana, which, for six weeks previous, had been in charge of Major Z. S. Ragan. At that date the aggregate present of the regiment was four hundred and thirteen, which was increased to five hundred and thirty-two on the fifth by an addition caused by a consolidation with the Twenty-seventh Indiana. On the fourteenth, we left the Chattahoochee River, reaching Atlanta the same day. On the fifteenth, the time of moving from Atlanta, there were nine animals in my possession, for which, in the fifteen days previous, there had been drawn only three days rations, as the twelve days rations were foraged from the neighboring regions. Thirteen animals were added to the above number, making, in all, twenty-two, for which the Government has furnished no rations, but forage was collected from the country to supply their wants. The num