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g a ship, these honorable casuists overlooked the small circumstance that the ship could not make her escape without the assistance of the paroled officers; and it was an act of war for paroled officers to get under way, and carry off from her anchors, a prize-ship of the enemy. It was a theft, and breach of honor besides. A few days after Ingraham's raid, Galveston was recaptured by the Confederates, as already described when speaking of the victory of the Alabama over the Hatteras. Sherman made an attempt upon Vicksburg, and failed. Admiral Dupont, with a large and well appointed fleet of ironclads, attacked Charleston, and was beaten backā€”one of his ships being sunk, and others seriously damaged. On the Potomac, Hooker had been sent by the many-headed monster to relieve Burnside, which was but the substitution of one dunderhead for another. But Hooker had the sobriquet of fighting Joe, and this tickled the monster. With the most splendid army on the planet, as characteri
made in the roads by raiding parties of the enemy, and by Sherman's march through Georgia. Poor Georgia! she had suffered a, and plotted upon it, from day to day, the approaches of Sherman, the prospect seemed gloomy enough. As before remarked, Cme to get his troops out of the city, and push on ahead of Sherman, and join General Joseph E. Johnson, who had again been reefence of Wilmington, fell on the 19th of the same month. Sherman was, about this time, at Columbia, South Carolina, where h South Carolina planter! It was generally expected that Sherman would move upon Charlotte, North Carolina, one of the mostonsville, Johnston checked, and gained some advantage over Sherman. As the reader is supposed to be looking over the map wittick a pin in the point representing Goldsboroa, and throw Sherman and Schofield out of view. In the latter part of March,lry. Grant's army was thus swollen to 160,000 men. Adding Sherman's and Schofield's forces of 100,000, we have 260,000. In
's disaster would soon have been able to hold Sherman in check very effectually. But the moment thoccurred at Greensboroa, between Johnston and Sherman, and I do not propose to rehearse it here. S under the scourging of Abraham Lincoln. But Sherman was not the man to conceive the emergency, orinto between the two generals, and, reminding Sherman that he was nothing but a soldier, told him t, that Johnston should disperse his army, and Sherman should, in consideration thereof, guarantee iommanding the Confederate Army, and Major-General W. T. Sherman, commanding the United States Army,s in force where they may reside. [Signed] W. T. Sherman, Major-General, Commanding U. S. Forces indown his arms and disband his forces, and General Sherman agreeing, in consideration thereof, that vention made between General Johnston and General Sherman was not a mere release of prisoners on pa We were not only not to be disturbed by General Sherman, or any other military commander or autho[11 more...]