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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 740 208 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 428 0 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 366 0 Browse Search
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labors of the siege, as absolutely to require several weeks of repose before undertaking another campaign. Nevertheless, as the exigencies of the service seemed to require it, he sent out those who were least fatigued on several important expeditions, while the others remained at Vicksburgh, to put that place in a better defensible condition for a small garrison. As soon as Vicksburgh was captured, General Sherman was sent in pursuit of Johnston's forces. The latter retreated to Jackson, Mississippi, which place was taken by us on the sixteenth of July. Our loss was about one thousand in killed, wounded, and missing. General Sherman captured seven hundred and sixty-four prisoners, two rifled guns, a large amount of ammunition, and destroyed the railroad, rolling stock, etc. The enemy retreated toward the Alabama line, and General Sherman returned to Vicksburgh to recuperate his forces. Our loss from the twenty-third to the thirtieth of May, including the assault of the twent
in splendid heart and condition. We reached Jackson February sixth, crossed the Pearl, and passedy-three miles in eight hours and a half, to Pearl River, to guard pioneers in building bridges overht of the enemy through the town and across Pearl River, was a perfect skedaddle. So great was theled in the charge. At two o'clock we entered Jackson, the capital of Mississippi which in its day r corps while constructing a pontoon across Pearl River, we entered the town with bands playing andmust they lie. In the evening we crossed Pearl River and encamped in a low, wet bottom, about a ition, the entire army marched rapidly toward Jackson, Lee's rebel cavalry fleeing in the greatest lourishing little town twenty miles north of Jackson. Here Acting Brigadier-General Winslow's cav Loring, with his demoralized army, crossed Pearl River on the fifth of February, at Madison Crossienant Winn, the rebel conscription officer at Jackson. The deserters who flocked to our lines in s[17 more...]
he heart of Mississippi. This was composed of infantry and artillery. This column was first confronted by the cavalry commanded by General S. D. Lee; then by the small infantry force at the disposal of the Commanding General. After crossing Pearl River, Lee's cavalry was thrown upon its flanks and rear, and with such success as to prevent all foraging. The stores in depots of all the railroads between Pearl River and the Tombigbee were sent east, and the whole of the rolling stock of thosPearl River and the Tombigbee were sent east, and the whole of the rolling stock of those roads was placed beyond the enemy's reach. This being accomplished, the Commanding General placed the infantry on the east side of the Tombigbee, to defend the crossings, and concentrate the whole of his cavalry on the enemy's second column, from West-Tennessee, which he now moved. Description by a Southern woman. Meridian, February 22, 1864. my dear mother: As one of our neighbors go down to Mobile to-morrow, I will send you a few lines to let you know how we came out in this te