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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 173 3 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 2 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3., The Confederate army. (search)
; Ark. Battery (Wiggins's). Roddey's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. P. D. Roddey; 4th Ala., Two regiments of the same designation. Lieut.-Col. Johnson commanded that in Roddey's brigade. Lieut.-Col. William A. Johnson; 5th Ala.,----; 53d Ala.,----; Tenn. Reg't (Forrest's); Ga. Battery (Newell's). Loss of Wheeler's cavalry (estimated), 375 killed, wounded, and missing. Forrest's Corps, Brig.-Gen. N. B. Forrest. Armstrong's division, Brig.-Gen. Frank C. Armstrong. Armstrong's Brigade, Col. J. T. Wheeler: 3d Ark.,----; 1st Tenn.,----; 18th Tenn. Battalion, Maj. Charles McDonald. Forrest's Brigade, Col. G. G. Dibrell: 4th Tenn., Col. W. S. McLemore; 8th Tenn., Capt. Hamilton McGinnis; 9th Tenn., Col. J. B. Biffle; 10th Tenn., Col. N. N. Cox; 11th Tenn., Col. D. W. Holman; Shaw's Battalion, Maj. J. Shaw; Tenn. Battery, Capt. A. L. Huggins; Tenn. Battery, Capt. John W. Morton. Pegram's division (composition of division uncertain). Brig.-Gen. John Pegram. Davidson's Brigade, Brig.-Ge
At dark to-night the enemy was still in Henry Court-house. During the day he was reinforced by about eight hundred (800). They tell citizens that they will advance on Danville in the morning; as yet no buildings have been burned in town. J. T. Wheeler, Col. Telegram. twelve miles East of Henry Court-House, via Greensboroa, April 8th, 1865. To Genl. G. T. Beauregard: The enemy attacked me at seven (7) A. M. to-day. After a spirited fight were repulsed, with several loss on his which are to concentrate at Danville. The force which attacked me was eight hundred (800) strong. Our loss small. I am now on the pike between Henry Court-house and Danville. Have scouts watching enemy, and will report any movements. J. T. Wheeler, Col. Telegram. Headquarters, Greensboroa, April 10th, 1865. To Col. G. W. Brent, A. A. G.: Reliably reported that Lee and army capitulated yesterday. You can depend upon this. Jno. M. Otey, A. A. G. Telegram. Greens
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 39 (search)
er-General P. D. Roddey. Fourth Alabama,( Two regiments of the same designation. Lieutenant-Colonel Johnson commanded that in Roddey's brigade.) Lieutenant-Colonel William A. Johnson. Fifth Alabama. Fifty-Third Alabama. Forrest's (Tennessee) Regiment. Ferrell's (Georgia) Battery. Forrest's corps. Brigadier-General N. B. Forrest. Armstrong's division. from return for August 31st, 1863, and reports. Brigadier-General F. C. Armstrong. Armstrong's brigade. Colonel J. T. Wheeler. Third Arkansas. First Tennessee. Eighteenth Tennessee Battalion, Major Charles McDonald. Forrest's brigade. Colonel G. G. Dibrell. Fourth Tennessee, Colonel W. S. McLemore. Eighth Tennessee, Captain Hamilton McGinnis. Ninth Tennessee, Colonel J. B. Biffle. Tenth Tennessee, Colonel N. N. Cox. Eleventh Tennessee, Colonel D. W. Holman. Shaw's (or Hamilton's) Battalion(?), Major J. Shaw. Freeman's (Tennessee) Battery, Captain A. L. Huggins. Morton's (Tennessee) Bat
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
at Shelbyville only his rearguard covered by Wheeler, who still holds the defile at Guy's Gap. Haisoners. Near the approaches to Shelbyville, Wheeler strives once more to stand before Minty: his ugitives who rush to the bridge and crowd it. Wheeler and Martin make their way through with difficrossed the defiles in the vicinity of Cowan. Wheeler brings up the rear of the army. The latter he plateau by the wild gorge of Spring Creek. Wheeler waits for the enemy in this defile, and, despuch in the valley of Elk River. That was all Wheeler wanted. While the Federals, not daring to adar to the right, so as to get close to Polk. Wheeler will continue to watch the upper Chickamauga fords as far as the vicinity of Owen's Ford. Wheeler, who is seeking an opportunity to attack Mitcod a chance. On the contrary, Mitchell keeps Wheeler back, preventing him from getting near the bae o'clock—he falls back, step by step, before Wheeler, allowing him to pick up only about a thousan[28 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
llowed them time to accomplish this movement, Wheeler himself, with his artillery and two brigades,will meet Crook in the mountain. The news of Wheeler's crossing, quickly transmitted to Chattanoogn front of McMinnville. A few hours later, Wheeler, at the head of Wharton's column, gallops inten to remount and rejoin their comrades. But Wheeler cannot attempt a coup-de-main against Murfreeoad to Shelbyville. This delay, if it allows Wheeler time for some advance, enables Mitchell to co up with Davidson a few miles from his camp. Wheeler, wishing hereafter to keep his command cloself artillery in Crook's hands. The arrival of Wheeler with Martin's division saves the train, whichwan, which Roddey attempts at the moment when Wheeler recrosses the Tennessee. Roddey passes the rHe commences moving on the 13th of November. Wheeler with three cavalry brigades rapidly gains the cavalry will not be slow to seek the enemy. Wheeler's four brigades cover the besieging army on t[27 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
o join Bragg and his vanquished army. A few hours thereafter he receives from Wheeler a message transmitting to him, on the part of the latter, the advice to meet him at Ringgold. But it is too late: the reservations with which Wheeler in his letter has surrounded this message prove to him that instead of finding his chief he ly, remained to the northward of Dalton after the battle of Missionary Ridge. Wheeler came to resume the command of them about the 1st of December. During Sherman'e who commanded one of Sheridan's brigades in the battle of the Chickamauga. Wheeler, informed of its departure, starts to seek it with Kelly's division. But Laib the 28th, at the moment when the train was commencing to pass over the river, Wheeler appeared before Charleston and sharply attacked the infantry that was covering losses are insignificant; the wagons reach Knoxville without molestation, and Wheeler returns to his encampment. All along the line, from Cumberland Gap to Memphis
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
posted themselves on the eastern declivity of Rocky Face at the entrance of the defile of Mill Creek Gap. Hindman remained in reserve behind them in the gorge. Wheeler with his sixteen hundred cavalry and his artillery occupied Tunnel Hill. Stevenson's division established itself north of Dalton across Crow Valley. On the sa prudence. He advanced but a few miles during the day of the 24th. Johnson's and Baird's divisions, formed in three columns, were for a long time kept in awe by Wheeler's artillery posted on Tunnel Hill. The latter, on seeing himself threatened on his two flanks, fell back at last toward Mill Creek Gap. Davis followed him as far as the entrance of the defile, where he was stopped by the hostile infantry which was guarding its approaches. Fearing little on this side, Johnston sent Wheeler's batteries and a brigade of Stewart's division to reinforce Stevenson in Crow Valley. It is there, in fact, that Palmer proposes to bring his main effort to bear on
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the Editor. (search)
-gen. F. C. Armstrong. 3d ArkansasCol. A. W. Hobson. 2d KentuckyLieut.-col. T. G. Woodward. 1st [6th] TennesseeCol. J. T. Wheeler. McDonald's battalionMaj. Charles McDonald. Escort companyCapt. John Bradley. Second Brigade. Col. N. N. ivision. from return for August 31, 1863, and reports. Brig.-gen. F. C. Armstrong. Armstrong's Brigade. Col. J. T. Wheeler. 3d Arkansas. 1st Tennessee. 18th Tennessee BattalionMaj. Charles McDonald. Forrest's Brigade. Col. G.Lieut.-col. J. M. Bounds. 65th North Carolina [6th Cavalry]Col. G. N. Folk. Second Brigade. 1st TennesseeCol. J. T. Wheeler. Col. James E. Carter. 2d TennesseeCol. H. M. Ashby. 4th TennesseeCol.— 11th TennesseeCol. D. W. Holman. . Darden's BatteryLieut. H. W. Bullen. Kolb's BatteryCapt. R. F. Kolb. Jeffries' BatteryCapt. E. Jeffries. Wheeler's artillery. Wiggins' BatteryCapt. J. H. Wiggins. White's BatteryCapt. B. F. White. Freeman's BatteryLieut. A.