Your search returned 50 results in 14 document sections:
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Resignation-private life-life at Galena-the coming crisis (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Outbreak of the rebellion-presiding at a Union meeting-mustering officer of State troops-
at Lyon camp Jackson-services tendered to the government (search)
Outbreak of the rebellion-presiding at a Union meeting-mustering officer of State troops- Lyon at camp Jackson-services tendered to the government The 4th of March, 1861, came, and Abraham Lincoln was sworn to maintain the Union against all its enemies. The secession of one State after another followed, until eleven had gone out. On the 11th of April Fort Sumter, a National fort in the harbor of Charleston, South Carolina, was fired upon by the Southerners and a few days after was captur
We did not admit the fact that they were aliens, but all the same, they debarred themselves of the right to expect better treatment than people of any other foreign state who make war upon an independent nation.
Upon the firing on Sumter President Lincoln issued his first call for troops and soon after a proclamation convening Congress in extra session.
The call was for 75,000 volunteers for ninety days service.
If the shot fired at Fort Sumter was heard around the world, the call of the P
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Headquarters moved to
Holly Springs- in command-assuming command at General McClernand Young's Point-operations above Vicksburg- fortifications about Vicksburg-the canal- Lake Providence-operations at Yazoo pass (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The bayous
West of the Mississippi-criticisms of the Northern press-running the batteries-loss of the Indianola-disposition of the troops (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The relief of Knoxville-headquarters moved to Nashville-visiting Knoxville-cipher dispatches --Withholding orders (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The campaign in
Georgia- 's March to the sea-war anecdotes-the Sherman on March Savannah- investment of Savannah-capture of Savannah (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Arrival of the peace commissioners-lincoln and the peace commissioners-an anecdote of Lincoln-the winter before Petersburg-Sheridan Destroys the
Railroad — Gordon Carries the picket line-parke Recaptures the line-the battle of White Oak road (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Interview with
-Grand movement of the Sheridan Army of the Potomac- 's advance on five Forks-battle of five Forks- Sheridan and Parke storm the enemy's line-battles before Wright Petersburg (search)
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The capture of Petersburg-meeting
in Petersburg-the capture of President Lincoln Richmond --pursuing the enemy-visit to and Sheridan (search)
The capture of Petersburg-meeting President Lincoln in Petersburg-the capture of Richmond --pursuing the ene
orm to the gauge of our cars and locomotives.
Mr. Lincoln was at City Point at the time, and had been for s ng after the capture of Petersburg, I telegraphed Mr. Lincoln asking him to ride out there and see me, while I President arrived.
About the first thing that Mr. Lincoln said to me, after warm congratulations for the vi d with him frequently and fully by telegraph.
Mr. Lincoln knew that it had been arranged for Sherman to joi ure the only army they had been engaged with.
Mr. Lincoln said he saw that now, but had never thought of it advance.
When our conversation was at an end Mr. Lincoln mounted his horse and started on his return to Ci the capture of Richmond.
Soon after I left President Lincoln I received a dispatch from General Weitzel whi ally they took water and crossed over.
I left Mr. Lincoln and started, as I have already said, to join the