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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 284 0 Browse Search
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h will secure the fall of the latter. With Meade Grant was still more explicit: Although the troopthe left, it will aid us. At this juncture, Grant's cares and responsibilities were crowding upoes. Dismounting, in order to cross the ditch, Grant walked into the redoubt. The ground was cover throwing shells directly inside the parapet. Grant stepped upon the banquette and got a nearer vie around him stooped, to avoid the fragments. Grant did not look up, his hand was unshaken, and heunners were unable to reach it, and at mid-day Grant directed Butler: If your troops do not reach Rd between the national forces and Richmond. Grant, however, as has been seen, had hardly hoped fo longer communicate with Washington. To this Grant replied: I am taking steps to prevent Lee sendchmond front; and half an hour before midnight Grant said to Meade: . . You need not move out at dats, capturing one gun and a hundred prisoners. Grant promptly announced the success to Butler, and [2 more...]
to move to the sea, leaving Hood in his rear, Grant, it will be remembered, at once declared that This is the only mention of Wilson's name in Grant's despatches for weeks, and it is to this doube through Georgia, to the sea, inasmuch as General Grant cannot co-operate with you, as at first aroffensive is the only practicable defence, and Grant was always on the look-out for these opportunin. On the 31st of October, Thomas reported to Grant that his cavalry had been unable to prevent thgreat difficulty in remounting his cavalry. Grant made full allowance for all these embarrassmenng the general-in-chief to express his mind. Grant, however, desired no change, and declared that; the soldier only open enemies in the field. Grant would have been perhaps more lenient to those ng any man in prominent place at the front, if Grant positively urged his removal. He never refuse the neck of circumstances. Such a man behind Grant was invaluable. He forged the weapons which t[31 more...]
ituation at Nashville Thomas delays to fight Grant gives peremptory orders Excuses of Thomas Gr troops criticism of Thomas justification of Grant's judgment temperament of Thomas friendly re In that event, not a moment must be lost; and Grant telegraphed at once: If Hood commences fallingposition to both the judgment and instincts of Grant. He preferred to take advantage of Schofield'rior in numbers to that of the enemy; but both Grant and Sherman considered that Thomas needed a smmen were promised from the army of the James. Grant selected Major-General Weitzel to command the subordinate, and had frequent conferences with Grant on the subject. In the meantime, as we havecupied in watching Meade's movement southward, Grant reverted to his constant idea of destroying thturn to Meade. Upon the receipt of this news, Grant telegraphed to Sheridan: The inhabitants of Riarrival, Thomas had still made no advance; but Grant intended to proceed himself to the West, and a[79 more...]