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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. 31 7 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 17 1 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 14 0 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 13 1 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 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 12 2 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 12 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 28. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 2 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 11 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 1 Browse Search
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by only a small brigade. Sherman signalled from mountain-top to mountain-top, over the heads of the enemy, a message for Corse, who was at Rome with a division of infantry, to hasten to the succor of Allatoona, and himself reached Kenesaw early on se of the tell-tale flag through an embrasure, and made out the letters C. R. S. E. H. E. R., and translated the message: Corse is here. This was the first assurance Sherman had that Corse had received his orders, and that the place was adequately Corse had received his orders, and that the place was adequately garrisoned. He watched with painful suspense the indications of the battle, impatient enough at what seemed the slow approach of the relieving column, whose advance was marked by burning houses, according to orders; but about two o'clock the smok less and less, and at four ceased altogether; and later the signal flag announced that the attack had been repulsed, but Corse was wounded. The next day Sherman's aide-de-camp received a despatch, not intended for history, but worthy to be preserv
through the creek, and gave themselves up to the very brigades they had just driven across. A moment later the two sections of the Sixth corps closed like gates upon the entire rebel force, while from the hillsides in the rear Merritt and Crook suddenly swept through the pine-trees like a whirlwind. There was one bewildering moment in which the rebels fought on every hand, and then they threw down their arms and surrendered. Ewell, in command of the force, Kershaw, Custis Lee, Semmes, Corse, De Foe, Barton—all generals, hundreds of inferior officers, and seven thousand men, were prisoners. Fourteen guns fell into the hands of the cavalry, and the entire rear-guard of Lee's army was destroyed. A few officers escaped on the backs of artillery horses, and some of the men broke their muskets before submitting. A part of the wagon train had gone on during the battle, but Ewell's command surrendered on the open field. Getty's division was pushed on for a mile or two, in suppo
assaults of the various corps, June 3, 291; result, 303-309. Columbia, S. C., capture of, by Sherman, III., 423; devastated by fire by Wade Hampton, 423. Congress, revives grade of lieutenant-general for Grant, i., 569. Congressional committee, report of, on failure oa mine explosion before Petersburg, II., 490. Corinth, movement towards, i., 101; counterfeit defences of rebels at, 104; Halleck's incapacity at, 106; movements preliminary to battle of, 116; battle of, 116, 117. Corse, General John M., at battle of Allatoona, III., 58. Court of inquiry into failure of mine explosion before Petersburg, II., 489. Cox, General Jacob D., at Columbia, Tenn., III., 208; operations against Wilmington, 381. Crawford, General S. W., at Wilderness, II., 103, 106; at Spottsylvania, 142; at North Anna, 228, 230, 231; Weldon road, 515; at Hatcher's run III., 119; at battle of White Oak road, 480; at Five Forks, 482, 487, 490, 494. Crittenden, General T. S., crosses the Nor