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Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Sherman's campaign in Georgia-siege of Atlanta --death of General McPherson-attempt to capture Andersonville-capture of Atlanta (search)
nd until the 17th, when Sherman's old tactics prevailed again and the final movement toward Atlanta began. Johnston was now relieved of the command, and [John B.] Hood superseded him. Johnston's tactics in this campaign do not seem to have met with much favor, either in the eyes of the administration at Richmond, or of the ped abandoned his outer lines, and our troops were advanced. The investment had not been relinquished for a moment during the day. During the night of the 21st Hood moved out again, passing by our left flank, which was then in motion to get a position farther in rear of him, and a desperate battle ensued [Battle of Atlanta], wattle ensued [August 31], but he was unable to drive Hardee away before night set in. Under cover of the night, however, Hardee left of his own accord. That night Hood blew up his military works, such as he thought would be valuable in our hands, and decamped. The next morning at daylight [September 2] General H. W. Slocum, w
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The campaign in Georgia-Sherman's March to the sea-war anecdotes-the March on Savannah- investment of Savannah-capture of Savannah (search)
e had relieved Johnston and appointed Hood, and Hood had immediately taken the initiative, it is natorgia, I can march to Milledgeville, and compel Hood to give up Augusta or Macon, and then turn on tement as soon as he could get up his supplies. Hood was moving in his own country, and was moving lucky. I, myself, was thoroughly satisfied that Hood would go north, as he did. On the 2d of Novembeoped that his own possessions might escape. Hood soon started north, and went into camp near Decanother shoal which also obstructs navigation. Hood therefore moved down to a point nearly opposite his proposed campaign through Georgia, leaving Hood behind to the tender mercy of Thomas and the trs got back into the defences of Nashville, with Hood close upon him. Decatur has been abandoned,s far outnumbers Hood in infantry. In cavalry, Hood has the advantage in morale and numbers. I hope yet that Hood will be badly crippled if not destroyed. The general news you will learn from the p[20 more...]
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The battle of Franklin-the battle of Nashville (search)
elf. As soon as Schofield saw this movement of Hood's, he sent his trains to the rear, but did not divisions to protect them. Cheatham's corps of Hood's army pursued the wagon train and went into caorning of the 30th he had arrived at Franklin. Hood followed closely and reached Franklin in time teantime, was making his preparations to receive Hood. The road to Chattanooga was still well guarde. B. Tower, of the United States Engineers. Hood was allowed to move upon Nashville, and to inveffer incalculable injury upon your railroads if Hood is not speedily disposed of. Put forth thereforjor-General Thomas, Nashville, Tenn. Attack Hood at once and wait no longer for a remnant of youl cheerfully suffer many privations to break up Hood's army and render it useless for future operatie was renewed. After a successful assault upon Hood's men in their intrenchments the enemy fled in ses, and endeavored to get to Franklin ahead of Hood's broken army by the Granny White Road, but too[11 more...]
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Sherman's March North-Sheridan ordered to Lynchburg-Canby ordered to move against Mobile-movements of Schofield and Thomas-capture of Columbia, South Carolina-Sherman in the Carolinas (search)
did not believe Thomas could possibly be got off before spring. His pursuit of Hood indicated a sluggishness that satisfied me that he would never do to conduct onef the pursuit was left to subordinates, whilst Thomas followed far behind. When Hood had crossed the Tennessee, and those in pursuit had reached it, Thomas had not mthough, like myself, he had been very much disappointed at Thomas for permitting Hood to cross the Tennessee River and nearly the whole State of Tennessee, and come t, to fourteen thousand men. After Thomas's victory at Nashville what remained of Hood's army were gathered together and forwarded as rapidly as possible to the east ted. While at Columbia, Sherman learned for the first time that what remained of Hood's army was confronting him, under the command of General Beauregard. Charleso that point, reinforced by the garrisons along the road and by what remained of Hood's army. Frantic appeals were made to the people to come in voluntarily and swel