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ouisiana commands, except Beltzhoover's battery, were at Island No.10 and New Madrid, gallantly resisting the attacks of the Federal fleet. During the early part of February, 1862, Fort Donelson fell, and Grant's forces pushed on down the Tennessee river to Pittsburg Landing, where, on March 1st, Colonel Mouton's Eighteenth Louisiana regiment had its first fight, with the gunboats for antagonists. Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, falling back from Nashville, selected Corinth as his new base o victory, standing expectantly around Prentiss' camp. Grant's men, lying listless by the river where they had fallen in their fatigue, Whitelaw Reid's letter to the Cincinnati Commercial. would have been captured on the southern bank of the Tennessee. With the capture of his army, General Grant would have been in danger of suffering military eclipse. He would have found his name, assailed through the Northern press, linked to a great disaster rather than to a victory snatched by reinforce
Chapter 19: The Tennessee campaign under Hood Scott's brigade at Franklin the Washington artillery at Murfreesboro battle of Nashville the retreat the Louisiana brigade in the rear Guard last days of the army of Tennessee. Hood having failed to draw Sherman into Tennessee, Beauregard, now close at hand, was stirring him to a bold stroke. General Beauregard had been assigned on October 2, 1864, to the department of the West, including the department commanded by Hood and marched to Tupelo over winter roads, roughened by winter rains. Never in the course of this war have the best qualities of our soldiers been more conspicuously shown; never more enthusiasm evinced than when our troops once more crossed the Tennessee river; never greater gallantry than that which was so general at Franklin; never higher fortitude than was displayed on the retreat from Nashville to Tupelo.—Beauregard's report, April 15, 1865. The army of Tennessee With the remnant of the