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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
mere feint of the enemy. They charged McClellan to protect the seat of government, and already reproached him with dangerous imprudence in having advanced his army a few kilometres to watch the enemy. This army, however, drawn up en echelon on the left bank of the Potomac, only followed the Confederates in the direction of the Monocacy at a long distance and by short marches; the latter, on their part, seemed less and less disposed to menace the capital of the Union. Finally, on the 7th of September, McClellan, convinced of the futility of the alarms which had hitherto held him back, no longer listened to these timid counsels; and definitely taking the field, he established his headquarters at Rockville, on the Frederick turnpike. The reorganization of the army was nearly completed. The army corps, reduced by the previous campaign to the proportions of divisions, or even simple brigades, had been strengthened by new regiments, which swelled the effective force of each to the figu
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
of Tennessee should at least be protected. Buell had with him five divisions of the army of the Ohio, three of which were under Generals Schoepf, McCook and Crittenden, and the other two, designated as the fourth and sixth, under Thomas. These troops reached Murfreesborough between the 3d and 5th of September. The two divisions of Palmer and Negley were already at Nashville, with all the depots and a large number of convalescents. The first division came to rejoin them, and on the 7th of September Thomas was placed in command of all these forces, with instructions to defend the capital of Tennessee. Imperative necessity had summoned Buell into Kentucky; Bragg had just preceded him into that State. On the 30th of August, whilst the Federals were proceeding from Decherd and MacMinnville toward Murfreesborough and Nashville, Bragg ascended the Sequatchie as far as its sources, and going through the pass of Grassy Cove arrived at Crossville with his heads of column, where Forrest