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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 958 6 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 615 3 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 562 2 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 454 2 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 380 16 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 343 1 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 340 20 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 339 3 Browse Search
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 II. 325 1 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 308 2 Browse Search
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vice at Holly Springs, February 16, 1861. Their checked trousers and workday shirts are typical of the simple equipment each man furnished for himself. The boots worn by Colonel Barry, at the right, were good enough for the average Confederate soldier to go through fire to obtain later on in the war. Lacking in the regalia of warfare, the Ninth Mississippi made a glorious record for itself in Chalmers' Brigade at Shiloh, where it lost its gallant Colonel, William A. Rankin. Never, said General Bragg, were troops and commander more worthy of each other and their State. the Southerners to hold their own against the ever increasing, well-fed and well-supplied forces of the North. To quote again the able Englishman just mentioned, Judicious indeed was the policy which, at the very outset of the war, brought the tremendous pressure of the sea power to bear against the South, and had her statesmen possessed the knowledge of what that pressure meant, they must have realized that Abraha
Thus, Johnston joined Beauregard at Bull Run in time to win the battle; Jackson alternately attacked the divided forces of his opponents and neutralized their greatly superior forces, and finally joined Lee for another campaign; Longstreet joined Bragg to win Chickamauga; Ewell joined Breckinridge to defeat Sigel. Many opportunities were lost, even in the very campaigns mentioned, as we see them to-day. The conduct of pursuits confirms the idea that it is the most difficult operation presented to a general. Johnston after Bull Run, McClellan after Antietam, Meade after Gettysburg, Bragg after Chickamauga, Grant after Chattanooga, and Lee after Fredericksburg practically allowed the defeated enemy to escape without further injury. Lee's pursuit of McClellan in the Seven Days Battles on the Peninsula and of Meade in Military commerce. This view of the magazine wharf at City Point in 1864 reveals the immensity of the transportation problem that was solved by the North in
rginia and the valley of the great river that divides the continent — and the two definite objects of the Northern armies during the first half of the war period were to capture Richmond and to open the Mississippi. All other movements and engagements were subordinate to the dramas of these two great theaters, incidental and contributory. The South, on the other hand, except for the early threatening of Washington, the Gettysburg campaign, the raid of Morgan in Ohio, and the expeditions of Bragg and Hood into Kentucky and Tennessee, was on the defensive from the beginning of the war to the end. In the East after the initial engagement at Bull Run all was quiet along the Potomac for some months. McClellan had loomed large as the rising hero of the war; but McClellan did not move with the celerity that was expected of him; the North became impatient and demanded that Cairo citizens who may have recalled this day With his hands thrust in his pockets stands General Grant, next
ant of his division. Encouraged by this success General Bragg ordered a last desperate charge in an effort to from Virginia to aid Johnston. There also came Braxton Bragg, whose name had become famous through the laconic expression, A little more grape, Captain Bragg, uttered by Zachary Taylor at Buena Vista; Leonidas Polk who, es. Meanwhile the further Confederate advance under Bragg, Polk, and Breckinridge was extending all along the ch we held until the order of retreat was received. Bragg reported: Brigadier-General James Chalmers, at the hlines, to suspend operations till morning. When General Bragg heard this he was furious with rage. He had couBragg, I would not obey it. The battle is lost. But Bragg's fears were not shared by his compatriots. Furthssing the Big barren When the Confederate General Braxton Bragg made his masterly march into Kentucky and sus base and at the same time to oppose a front to General Bragg. In the first Confederate retreat through Kentu
ti. The latter quickly slipped her moorings, and opened her bow guns upon the approaching vessels. One of these, the General Bragg, passed quickly above the Federal ironclad, turned and struck her a violent blow on the starboard quarter. After that the Bragg disappeared down the river, but the General Price and the Sumter continued the attack. One struck the Cincinnati again, but the other received a shot through her boilers from the Benton, and this ended her part of the fight. The woundecommand of Captain J. E. Montgomery, came up and offered battle. Among them was a powerful side-wheel steam ram, the General Bragg, which made for the Cincinnati. The latter opened fire, but the shots could not drive the antagonist off. Presently tloded on her deck, set her on fire and she was burned to the water's edge. Closely following the Jeff. Thompson were the Bragg and the Sumter, and the crews of both escaped in like manner to the swamps and forests of Arkansas. Of all the eight Con
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Engagements of the Civil War with losses on both sides December, 1860-August, 1862 (search)
d. Losses: Union 3 killed, 1 wounded. November 23, 1861: Ft. Pickens, Pensacola, Fla. Union, Cos. C and E 3d U. S. Inft., Cos. G and 16th N. Y., Batteries A, F, and L 1st U. S. Artil., and C, H, and K 2d U. S. Artil. Confed., Gen. Braxton Bragg's command in Fort McRee and numerous shore batteries. Losses: Union 5 killed, 7 wounded. Confed. 5 killed, 93 wounded. November 26, 1861: Drainesville, Va. Union, 1st Pa. Cav. Confed., Stuart's Va. Cav. Losses: Union; 5th Div., Brig.-Gen. T. L. Crittenden, 21st Brigade of the 6th Div., Gunboats Tyler and Lexington. Confed., Army of the Mississippi, commanded by Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, as follows: 1st Corps, Maj.-Gen. Leonidas Polk; 2d Corps, Maj.-Gen. Braxton Bragg; 3d Corps, Maj.-Gen. Wm. J. Hardee; Reserve Corps, Brig.-Gen. John C. Breckinridge; Forrest's, Wharton's and Clanton's Cavalry. Losses: Union 1,754 killed, 8,408 wounded, 2,885 captured. Confed. 1,728 killed, 8,012 wounded, 959