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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
the same road; his troops were already collected at the station, but locomotives and cars were wanting. As G. A. Smith had not been able to start before the 9th of October, Sherman preferred that Corse's division, which had landed on the 4th, should move by land. On the 11th, all his troops being in motion, Sherman himself starTennessee six weeks before. The regiments have been consolidated, the brigades re-formed, and the divisions reduced to six. The four army corps by the order of October 9 are reduced to two only, the Fourteenth and the Fourth, which latter takes the place of the three others suppressed in the general nomenclature. A great number not only to dislodge this brigade, but to drive the Confederates into Virginia, for he was always apprehensive of a sudden attack from that direction. On the 9th of October he personally led three infantry divisions and one cavalry brigade under Shackelford to Bull's Gap, while Colonel Foster, ascending Lick Creek with a cavalry
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
October 12th at the crossing of a small stream, the Salt Fork, which empties into the river about eight miles below Arrow Rock. Fearing, doubtless, fatigue for his soldiers, Shelby waited for daylight, and the fight, resumed on the morning of the 13th, ended with his defeat; he lost one gun and about a hundred men. His band, severed in two in this engagement, could not continue its depredations, and had nothing to contemplate but retreat. But Schofield was hopeful of cutting it off. On October 9th he had directed General McNeil—he who had so gallantly fought in Eastern Missouri—to start with all the forces he could bring to Lebanon and those he would gather in the vicinity, to prevent Shelby from reaching Arkansas. The task was a difficult one, for the latter, though closely pressed by Brown's troops, had the choice of way, and the Federals could not wait for him everywhere with sufficient forces. At last, McNeil was informed that he had recrossed the Osage, and that he was bear