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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)
e Memphis in a few days to proceed to the assistance of Rosecrans: it is the flower of the army before which Pemberton has surrendered. Sherman commands these troops, and he will thus double their value. His chief, who regretfully parts with him, is aware of the service which he renders to the Federal cause by opening a new and vast field of activity to the military genius of Sherman. Thus, Grant retains for himself on the Mississippi only one division at Memphis and three near Vicksburg. Ord by placing his troops en échelon shall be able easily to watch the course of the river from Natchez as far as Bayou Sara, near the town of Port Hudson, which is occupied by Banks. A portion of Johnston's army has remained between Meridian and Jackson; his cavalry is overrunning the northern part of the State of Mississippi: it is necessary to prevent these forces from making an offensive movement on the Big Black River or impeding the progress of the divisions sent to Rosecrans' assistance.
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
d from Washington, the most movable portion of the Thirteenth corps—say about twelve thousand men—under the command of General Ord. He hopes to overcome the opposition of General Halleck, who, as we have seen, thinks of nothing but parcelling out hiant lieutenant, relieved at last of the unjust disfavor which had fallen upon him after the battle of Fredericksburg. General Ord had brought about twelve thousand men to New Orleans. At last Banks organized a corps of colored troops called the Cor. On the following day he was on the way to Brashear City with the Nineteenth corps. The Thirteenth corps, commanded by Ord, was to follow closely, with the exception of the division of Herron, which, recently added to this army corps, had been s corps, which Parke had brought back to Kentucky to follow Burnside on the road to Knoxville, and of the Thirteenth, which Ord had taken to New Orleans to assist Banks in invading Texas. A third detachment of this army was to invade Arkansas, taking