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f Potomac junction of Sherman and Schofield Sherman's northward march difficulties at outset adnas operations of Schofield prior to joining Sherman success of Grant's combinations orders to adity. In fulfilment of Grant's directions, Sherman now moved the Fifteenth corps on transports tw by the withdrawal of many of them to oppose Sherman. . . . . Canby's movement will attract all thA. J. Smith brought back within the limits of Sherman's command. In July, Canby sent a few troops On the 16th of March, Grant heard direct from Sherman, and telegraphed at once to the Secretary of misled by neither feints nor false reports. Sherman estimated the entire rebel force at thirty-seor that success would have been assured. But Sherman preferred to make a junction with Schofield a first train of cars came up from the coast. Sherman therefore was able to supply his command. chofield, we have seen, was at Goldsboro when Sherman arrived. Immediately after the capture of Wi[158 more...]
fter the long campaign through the Carolinas, Sherman could not be ready to move again until the 10llow him to move into North Carolina and join Sherman. By this strategy the commands of Lee and Jothey attempted to unite in order to fall upon Sherman, Grant would follow Lee as rapidly as possibl, if events rendered this course unadvisable, Sherman could be brought to Grant whenever necessary;convinced that the crossing of the Roanoke by Sherman would be the signal for Lee to leave; and if e. His anxiety was well founded; for, during Sherman's delay, the rebel commanders were conferrina junction. Johnston's Military Narrative. Sherman had recommended that Grant should wait for hies to proceed to North Carolina and report to Sherman. As he read, he perceived that the latter paed: Although I have provided for your joining Sherman, I have no idea that it will be necessary. Iame, and refused to answer to his will. With Sherman or Sheridan he moved like a skilful rider on