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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 I. 340 0 Browse Search
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ould simply amount to being decoyed away from Georgia, with little prospect of overtaking and over-lying forth from Atlanta through the heart of Georgia, to capture one or more of the great Atlantich will always continue. From it all parts of Georgia and Alabama can be reached by armies marching course to place my army in the very heart of Georgia, interposing between Macon and Augusta, and o by this march. Our former labors in North-Georgia had demonstrated the truth that no large army Tuscumbia, with a view to decoy me away from Georgia, finding himself mistaken, was forced to choolaves. I estimate the damage done to the State of Georgia and its military resources at one hundredrtment and army of the Tennessee, Cedar town, Georgia, November 1, 1864. General field orders Nos preparations for the grand campaign through Georgia, just closed in the capture of Savannah. Waptured by the army in the field, campaign of Georgia. command.killed.wounded.missing. captu[9 more...]
re in great abundance, and were used lavishly and wastefully. So of the other articles above mentioned, it would be safe to say that the amount might be doubled for waste and for the subsistence of the thousands of refugee slaves who followed our march. cotton. I estimate the quantity of cotton burned by the corps at five thousand (5000) bales, or two and a half million pounds. The estimate is probably low, as our line of march was through some of the best cotton-growing portions of Georgia, and we swept, with our foragers and flankers, a belt of six to eight miles in width of all the cotton and most of the gins and presses. No large accumulations were found except at Milledgeville, reported one thousand eight hundred bales bonded by order of General Sherman; near Sandersville, where — about one hundred bales were destroyed; at Lee Gordon's plantation, two hundred and eighty bales destroyed by General Geary; and at Tennille Station, on Central Railroad, where between three an
and Fourth Illinois volunteer infantry, whom I relieved at Kingston, Georgia, by order of General Carlin. The operations of the command during this period consisted of a series of marches after the rebel army, under General Hood, through North-western Georgia to the border of Alabama. The following statements show the principal points arrived at during these marches. On the third day of October, the brigade marched with the division from Atlanta, and on the night of the fifth it bivouacked nss in action was eight men wounded, three of whom afterward died. The list of casualties by name is appended. List of wounded in Third division, Fourteenth army corps, on the campaign from Kingston, Georgia, November 12th, 1864, to savannah, Georgia, December 21st, 1864. No.Name.Rank.Company.Regiment.Seat of Injury.Nature of Injury.Date of Death. 1.Ragan, Patrick,Private,G,17th Ohio,Face,Gunshot.  2.Ferret, Henry N.,Musician,1st Brig.,Band,Chest,Gunshot.  3.Forbes, John,Private,K,
22.--Marched to Milledgeville, the capital of Georgia. When within one mile of the city, the Third December 22.--Crossed balance of regiment to Georgia shore, and marched seven miles south to two mhrough the rich and well-settled districts of Georgia by the way of Decatur, Social Circle, Madison and arrived at Milledgeville, the capital of Georgia, at nine o'clock P. M. Laid up November twent dismounted cavalry from Iverson's brigade of Georgia troops. This line of the enemy advanced withilledgeville, Georgia, the capital of the State of Georgia, and camped outside the city, where we reed the corps at Milledgeville, the capital of Georgia. Marched about fifteen miles, crossed the Ocched with the corps on the great raid through Georgia. During the campaign, the regiment obtaineed before Savannah, were on the march through Georgia, tearing up railroad tracks and doing other dwhich it is attached) on the campaign through Georgia. Arrived at Social Circle on the eighteenth,[10 more...]
movement of train of Twentieth army corps, left wing, Army Georgia, on the march from Atlanta to Savannah, commencing Novembetly with the enemy at Griswold. Marched to the capital of Georgia, thence to Sylvan Grove. At the lastnamed place, at two oorman, Captain Commanding Regiment. Station: in the field, Georgia. Date: December 18, 1864. Report of Government propertucky Cavalry, Commanding Regiment. Station, in the field, Georgia. Date, December 18, 1864. Lieutenant-Colonel King's Rervices. The regiment is now in camp near King's Bridge, Georgia. The various reports in detail required by the departmet advance of the army under Major-General Sherman, through Georgia, ending in the fall of Savannah. On the ninth day of Nowhich my regiment took during the campaign from Atlanta to Georgia, through the centre of the State, to a point near Savannahivision, military division of the Mississippi, in the field, Ga., December 25, 1864. Captain H. J. Smith, Acting Assistant Ad
teenth, when it moved across Turner's Ferry, and to Whitehall, two miles west of Atlanta. On the fifteenth of November, every preparation being completed, this division, with the army, broke camp at Atlanta and set out upon its march through Georgia. It then numbered an effective strength of four thousand four hundred and twenty-six officers and men, and was composed of seventeen regimental organizations. Its three brigade commanders being, Colonels John M. Oliver, Fifteenth Michigan; Welissing, sixty-eight; total, one hundred and fifty-seven. Aggregate, one hundred and sixty-five. Very respectfully, your obedient servant Charles A. Cameron, Captain Commanding. Report of Killed, Wounded, and Missing in Battle at Allatoona, Ga., on the fifth day of October, 1864. regiments and batteries.killed.wounded.missing.total.wounded.remarks. Commissioned officers.Enlisted men.Aggregate.Commissioned officers.Enlisted men.Aggregate.Commissioned officers.Enlisted men.Aggregate.Ki
foraging expeditions, the regiment a second time assisted in procuring a large amount of forage, being absent three days in the direction of Stone Mountain. From the time of returning, nothing of moment transpired in the command to the fifteenth of November, other than ordinary camp duty, with the necessary preparations for an active campaign. Third. The regiment left Atlanta on the fifteenth of November, and on the twenty-second, was among the first troops that entered the capital of Georgia. During the march to Milledgeville, all public property and matter available to the enemy was either destroyed or appropriated; among the rest, the noted and extensive Dunham tannery and shoe manufactory, near Eatonton, in which duty the regiment participated. On the twenty-third, the command was engaged and assisted in destroying the railroad from Milledgeville, in the direction of Gordon Junction, returning the same night, and leaving Milledgeville on the twenty-fourth. On the twenty-s
bearing the following lines from General Howard: headquarters Department of army of Tennessee, near Savannah canal, Ga. To Commander of United States Naval Forces in vicinity of Savannah, Ga.: Sir: We have met with perfect success thus farone of the first fruits of the brilliant campaign commencing at Atlanta, and of that fine conception — the march through Georgia. But it is not the last, and General Sherman has but to follow out his plans in order to reap still greater advantagemits are as orderly as if they were in New-York or Boston. . . . . One effect of the march of General Sherman through Georgia, has been to satisfy the people that their credulity has been imposed on by the lying assertions of the rebel governmente to drive in the rebel pickets, and knock down his batteries when they can be reached. The Tuscarora, Mingoe, State of Georgia, and Nipsic, are at Georgetown, with orders to prevent the erection there of any batteries. The Pontiac is in the Savan
enth Louisiana, wounded. Lieutenant Benning, Georgia regulars, reported to General Semmes on the fast reserve, General J. R. Anderson, with his Georgia brigade, was directed to advance cautiously, re, waved his sword and cried out--Hurrah for Georgia! To this there was a cheering response from ded. I would add that the Troup artillery (Georgia legion) were with my brigade during all of it Jackson, of Virginia, and Charles Daniel, of Georgia, volunteer Aids, for gallantry and distinguisr a brigade commanded by Colonel Anderson, of Georgia, and requested him to support me in the chargt; also-- Report A, Colonel T. R. R. Cobb, Georgia legion cavalry. Report B, Colonel L. S. Ba sent forward, to clear the road, company F, (Georgia Huzzars, Captain Waring,) of the legion. Ther, with private Volney Metcalf, of company A, Georgia legion, I succeeded in getting to the rear of line on my right, and ordered me to put some Georgia regiments, of Brigadier-General Lawton's comm
o hundred men. During this campaign, the especial good conduct of Colonels Brewer, Mallory, Folsom, and Major C. C. Cole, deserves mention. Captain Wright, of Georgia, commanding my escort, was invaluable to me, and proved himself a cool, clearheaded fighter. My thanks are due my staff for their hearty cooperation and intellsburg, except as to the part taken by Trimble's brigade at Sharpsburg, as General Lawton, who commanded his brigade until the twenty-ninth of August, is absent in Georgia, wounded, and Colonel Douglas, who commanded the brigade from the twenty-ninth of August to the seventeenth of September, was killed at Sharpsburg on that day, anit being broken back to guard against a flank movement. The Twenty-eighth was posted to the left of the Seventh, in the opening caused by the withdrawal of a few Georgia troops. Although annoyed by the enemy's sharpshooters, we held our position until ordered to fall back on the night of the eighteenth. We did not cross the rive
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