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John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 374 14 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 130 4 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 113 13 Browse Search
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Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 11.1, Texas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 65 15 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 61 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 59 7 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 52 2 Browse Search
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o General Hood, dated September 28th, from Opelika, Ala.: * * *It seems to me best that I should confer with General Beauregard, and, if quite acceptable to him, place him in command of the Department embracing your army and that of General R. Taylor, so as to secure the fullest co-operation of the troops, without relieving either of you of the responsibilities and powers of your special commands, except in so far as would be due to the superior rank and the above assignment of General safety of the army required it. Under these circumstances, being still unprovided with a staff, baggage, and horses (which were left in Virginia when I was ordered to Charleston), and wishing to confer, before assuming command, with Lieutenant-General R. Taylor, relative to the condition of his Department and his ability to cooperate with General Hood in the present campaign; being desirous, moreover, of arranging matters necessarily connected with the change of base from Jonesboroa, Georgia,
and East Louisiana, commanded by Lieutenant-General Richard Taylor. These officers will retain comssissippi, and East Louisiana, under Lieutenant-General Taylor. Special order has been this day isshville, and be in position as desired [by General Taylor]. These two telegrams are important, aat Tuscumbia, and it has been suggested to General Taylor to assign Brigadier-General Adams, now at y to General Hood, in Middle Tennessee. General Taylor has likewise been instructed to confer witgineer, has been instructed to confer with General Taylor, for the purpose of securing our railroad General Beauregard, who had instructed Lieut.-General Taylor and the chiefs of the quartermaster's the 22d General Beauregard instructed Lieut.-General Taylor to order General Forrest's division anhe 23d he addressed a communication to Lieut.-General Taylor, relative to the new change of base toroad stock should be transferred to them. General Taylor had promised to give the matter his specia[2 more...]
sorderly conduct of scouts. despatch from General Taylor. further advance of the enemy. procrastimportant matters claimed his attention, in General Taylor's Department, along the Mississippi River,nsive advance. From Selma, on the 15th, General Taylor forwarded him the following telegram: . On the 16th General Wheeler, through General Taylor, forwarded the following telegram: uthorizes you to issue all such orders, in General Taylor's Department, you may deem necessary to sed operation of your army, sending to Lieutenant-General Taylor, or whoever may be in command, copiegrams to the War Department, to Generals Hood, Taylor, Cobb, and Wheeler, and lost no time in givinrinth alarming telegrams from Generals Hardee, Taylor, Cobb, and Wheeler were received by him relatind important conference with Generals Cobb and Taylor. The latter had been ordered to Macon, to assndix, General Beauregard's order to Lieutenant-General R. Taylor, and letters of November 27th and 2[1 more...]
the War Department for authority to place General Taylor in command of the Army of Tennessee, if ned asks to be relieved of his command. Lieut.-General Taylor appointed in his Stead. General Hood's farewell circular to his troops. General Taylor assumes command. General Beauregard visits Mobilennessee, I respectfully recommend Lieut.-General Richard Taylor for that position. He is zealous,my of Tennessee am I authorized to appoint General Taylor to its command, should I find its conditio command of the Army of Tennessee to Lieutenant-General Taylor, should circumstances justify him inquest is granted, and you will place Lieutenant-General Taylor in command, he retaining command of , Secretary of War. Both Generals Hood and Taylor were immediately informed of this order; and G On his departure from Tupelo he left with General Taylor the following special field order, with dament, at Richmond, Virginia. 2d. Lieutenant-General R. Taylor, commanding Department of Alabama,
Chesterville. his telegram to President Davis urging concentration. remarks upon General Badeau's interpretation of this telegram. apprehension of the enemy upon this Point. reasons upon which General Beauregard founded his advice. his arrival at Charlotte on the 22d. General Lee's despatch giving command of the Southern Army to General Johnston. impossibility of beating back Sherman without reinforcements. General Lee's despatch to the Secretary of War. comments thereon. what Colonel Taylor (Lee's Adjutant) thought of the necessity for concentration. General Beauregard's plan the only Wise one. General Johnston assumes command. his view of the situation. General Beauregard's answer to General Lee. arrival of General Johnston at Charlotte on the 24th. Sherman's line of March after destroying Columbia. fall of Fort Fisher. General Bragg retreats to Goldsboroa. his tardy junction with General Johnston. wisdom of General Beauregard's plan Vindicated.> The enemy eff
officers. G. T. Beauregard. 5. Raleigh, N. C., March 27th, 1865. General Jos. E. Jqhnston, near Smithfield, N. C.: For information relative to troops of Army of Tennessee left in Mississippi, see my endorsement of March 5th on Major-General Stevenson's letter of February 27th. Sharp's and Brantley's brigades must be with Lee's forces now on their way to join you. G. T. Beauregard. 6 Raleigh, N. C., March 29th, 1865. General Jos. E. Johnston, near Smithfield, N. C.: General Taylor reports Canby's army attacking Mobile from eastern side, and heavy force of Thomas's cavalry moving down through North Alabama. I wonder if Minerva has stamped on the earth for our foes? G. T. Beauregard. 7. Raleigh, N. C., March 29th, 1865. Major-General J. F. Gilmer, Chief-Engineer, C. S. A., Richmond, Va.: General Cobb and Mayor of Macon having represented iron referred to cannot be taken without serious injury to public service and to that city, I have authorized General C
rd, in his conference with the President, also told him that, from Macon, General Cobb reported that the enemy's cavalry had penetrated North Alabama, from the Tennessee River, threatening Tuscaloosa, Selma, and Montgomery; while another force of cavalry, supported by infantry and artillery, was advancing, through North Georgia, on Atlanta, Columbus, and Macon, where He, General Cobb, had but few troops, principally local and State reserves, to oppose to them. He reported further that General Taylor confirmed the news of the Federal advance on Selma and Montgomery, and feared a movement from the Mississippi River, Memphis, and Vicksburg, through the interior of Mississippi, towards Okalona and Meridian; that a determined attack was soon to be expected on Mobile (as reported by General Maury, commanding there), from New Orleans and Pensacola, where there was a large increase of Federal troops; to oppose which General Maury had but an insignificant force under him. General Beaurega
g before General Beauregard would again set foot in Louisiana. When about to enter upon this last stage of his long journey he could not help painfully noting the difference between the feeling, the tone, and the outward appearance of the people four years before, when he was on his way to take command in Charleston, and that which he now felt and saw around him. Free, resolute, hopeful were the masses then; sorrowful, despondent, heart-broken he found them now. Johnston's army after Lee's, Taylor's after Johnston's, had surrendered. The Trans-Mississippi forces, under Kirby Smith, must soon do the same. It was for them a question not even of days but of hours. None, except perhaps Mr. Davis, could then imagine that General Kirby Smith was capable of making a stand in the Trans-Mississippi country and of continuing there to uphold our cause. The great resources of his Department, its vast extent, the numbers, the discipline, and the efficiency of his army Rise and Fall of the Co
uff. I was not admitted to General Lee. Colonel Taylor—I think it was Colonel Taylor—General Lee'Colonel Taylor—General Lee's Chief of Staff, thought it unadvisable to disturb the General, who had not long since retired, he e General's presence, I thereupon informed Colonel Taylor of my whole message to General Lee, read h Jacksonville, Ala., Oct. 22d, 1864. Lieut.-Genl. Taylor, Selma: General Beauregard desires West, in the field, Oct. 23d, 1864. Lieut.-Genl. Richard Taylor, Comdg., etc., Selma, Ala.: Gen B. Hood, Comdg., etc., etc.: General,—General Taylor has been instructed to impress the number Texas. Movement from Memphis anticipated. R. Taylor, Lieut.-Genl. Headquarters, Milita following morning, to receive your answer. R. Taylor, Lieut.-Genl. Headquarters, divisiresent emergency shall have passed, Lieutenant-General R. Taylor will resume command of the Departmeximo. Will report further about artillery. R. Taylor, Lieut.-Genl. Appendix to chapter XLIV[14 more.