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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 15 5 Browse Search
Lt.-Colonel Arthur J. Fremantle, Three Months in the Southern States 14 10 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 12 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 6 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 10 2 Browse Search
J. William Jones, Christ in the camp, or religion in Lee's army 7 1 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, The Outbreak of Rebellion 6 4 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
Col. John M. Harrell, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.2, Arkansas (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 2 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: December 24, 1864., [Electronic resource], Confederate account of the battle of Franklin. (search)
ated this line and retired to Nashville. Our army then occupied this line; and early the next day pushed on towards Nashville; and on the 1st of December, when our informant left, the rear corps was at Breatwood, eight miles from Nashville. "The loss of the enemy could not be ascertained, as they had removed most of their dead. Our loss was heavy — between two and four thousand. The distressing mortality among our generals is confirmed. There were five killed--Cleburne, Strabl, Granberry, Gist and John C. Carter. There were five generals wounded — Quaries, not mortally, as first reported; Brown, slightly; Johnson, and the names of the other two were not remembered by our informant. General Gordon was captured. A large amount of stores were captured, especially at Columbia. Recruits are joining Hood's army in numbers more than sufficient to supply all the losses, and the army is in high spirits. General Pillow arrived at his plantation in time to capture large stores.
Confederate generals killed and wounded at Franklin. --Major-General Pat. Cleburne was a native of Ireland. He had resided in Arkansas many years before the war, and was a lawyer by profession. Brigadier-General Strahl was, we believe, a native of Ohio, but was residing in Tennessee at the commencement of the war. Major General Gist was a South Carolinian. Brigadier-General Gordon was a Tennessean by birth, but until the commencement of hostilities had resided some years in Texas. At that time he returned to Tennessee and raised a company. Brigadier-General Granbury was from Texas, but whether a native or not, we do not remember. Major General Quarles was a Virginian by birth, but from boyhood had been a resident of Tennessee. He was a lawyer by profession, and had only recently received his promotion as major-general. He is reported mortally wounded. Major-General John C. Brown is a Tennessean, and a lawyer by profession. He is reported only sl