The Tennessee campaign under Hood
Scott's brigade at Franklin
the Washington artillery at Murfreesboro
battle of Nashville
the Louisiana brigade in the rear Guard
last days of the army of Tennessee.
Hood having failed to draw Sherman into Tennessee, Beauregard, now close at hand, was stirring him to a bold stroke.
General Beauregard had been assigned on October 2, 1864, to the department of the West, including the department commanded by Hood and marched to Tupelo over winter roads, roughened by winter rains.
Never in the course of this war have the best qualities of our soldiers been more conspicuously shown; never more enthusiasm evinced than when our troops once more crossed the Tennessee river; never greater gallantry than that which was so general at Franklin; never higher fortitude than was displayed on the retreat from Nashville to Tupelo.—Beauregard's report, April 15, 1865.
The army of Tennessee
With the remnant of the