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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. 233 1 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 141 11 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 135 1 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 130 8 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 118 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 106 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 106 0 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 101 3 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 99 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 92 0 Browse Search
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ead, and he started on this duty. September twenty-sixth arrived at his destination, and all was quiet till the morning of the thirtieth. The fords nearest to Chattanooga were guarded by Wilder's brigade, Colonel Miller commanding. After him the First brigade, Colonel Minty commanding, on same duty, and Colonel Long's brigade wad were brought back to town. Here, for the first time, our brave fellows got rations since the three days rations of hard bread issued the day before leaving Chattanooga. No matter — this was sufficient. Minds in doubt and suspense as to the fate of Murfreesboro, and, perhaps, the army itself, prevented hunger among fasting mehe afternoon I was ordered to pass my command down the mountain to the front, and dislodge the enemy who were in possession of the main road from McMinnville to Chattanooga, and which they were stubbornly holding, skirmishing briskly with Colonel Minty's cavalry. On reaching the foot of the mountain, the command was dismounted, an
Doc. 183.-General Rosecrans's order headquarters Department of the Cumberland, Chattanooga, Oct. 2, 1863. Orders No. 3: army of the Cumberland: You have made a grand and successful campaign; you have driven the rebels from Middle Tennessee. You crossed a great mountain range, placed yourselves on the banks of a broad river, crossed it in the face of a powerful opposing army, and crossed two other great mountain ranges at the only practicable passes, some forty miles between extremereet's corps, and for two days held them at bay, giving them blow for blow, with heavy interest. When the day closed, you held the field, from which you withdrew in the face of overpowering numbers, to occupy the point for which you set out — Chattanooga. You have accomplished the great work of the campaign; you hold the key of East-Tennessee, of Northern Georgia, and of the enemy's mines of coal and nitre. Let these achievements console you for the regret you experience that arrivals of
renton road, and to push forward as near to Chattanooga as practicable, and threaten the enemy in t was detailed; the other up same mountain to Summertown, for which Colonel Gross and three regimentsnt of Lookout Mountain, to seize and occupy Chattanooga, in the event of its being evacuated. To mncamp at Rossville, distant five miles from Chattanooga. General Wood I placed in command of the trdering me to leave a light brigade to hold Chattanooga, and with the balance of my command to pursin an easterly direction, while the road to Chattanooga via Rossville is nearly north or south. Weho could give me any information, I rode to Chattanooga, where I found the General commanding the dters reserve corps, army of the Cumberland, Chattanooga, Sept. 30, 1863. Colonel: I have the hons Third division, Fourteenth army corps, Chattanooga, Tenn., Sept. 25, 1863. Captain Lewis J. Lambetand moved through the woods parallel to the Chattanooga road, gradually swinging round my left unti[22 more...]
headquarters Second brigade, Second division, twenty-First army corps, Chattanooga, October 8, 1863. Lieutenant-Colonel C. Goddard, A. A. G., Headquarters Depa the valley was occupied by a large force, and to cross ourselves and occupy Chattanooga at the earliest opportunity. The forces were scattered from Kingston to Wal Burnside. A battery and two regiments of infantry were placed opposite Chattanooga, and the enemy at that.point annoyed, and two of his boats disabled. I also attempted. At the same time the pontoon-bridge of the enemy was moved at Chattanooga, as if to cross over troops at that point. All the crossings were closelyen A. M. on the ninth, from their works opposite that island. The city of Chattanooga was also evacuated the same morning, and the troops of General Wagner crosse at Friar's Island, reconnoitring thoroughly the country opposite and toward Chattanooga. Colonel Minty was at once ordered down to cross and report to Colonel Wi
Doc. 191.-the pursuit of Wheeler. Chattanooga, October 18, 1863. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief: The following despatch has been received from Brigadier-General George Crook, commanding the Second cavalry division, dated Rogersville, Alabama, October tenth, 1863: I have the honor to inform you that I have had three fights with the enemy since I left the Sequatachie valley, whipping them very badly each time. The last battle ended at Farmington Farm, where I fought Wheeler's entire command with only two brigades. I cut his force in two, scattering a large portion of it, capturing four pieces of artillery, one thousand stand of arms, two hundred and forty prisoners, besides the wounded. As I pushed on after the enemy immediately, I have not been able to ascertain the number of their killed and wounded-but it was very heavy. They were scattered over a distance of fifteen miles from this, and their retreat was a perfect rout, their men deserting and straggling
Doc. 210.-occupation of Brown's Ferry, Tenn. headquarters Second brigade, Third division, Fourth army corps, Brown's Ferry, near Chattanooga, October 30, 1863. General W. F. Smith, Chief Engineer Army of the Cumberland: I have the honor to report as follows of the part taken by troops under my command, in the occupation f the duty to be assigned me, and the method of performing it, which was to organize fifty squads of one officer and twenty-four men each, to embark in boats at Chattanooga and float down the river to this point, a distance by the bends of the river of nine miles, and land upon its left bank, then occupied by the enemy, making therty-four enlisted men and one commissioned officer each. The whole embarked on twenty-four pontoons. At three o'clock A. M. the fleet moved from the landing at Chattanooga in the following order: The Forty-first Ohio volunteers, One Hundred and Twenty-fourth Ohio volunteers, Sixth Ohio volunteers, and Fifth Kentucky volunteers,
ke this our new line of communications with Chattanooga, my instructions required me, if practicablWauhatchie, and up the valley, the other to Chattanooga, and down the valley. It was known that y to the enemy's lines of investment around Chattanooga, and his facilities for detaching heavily fnt was also sent toward the point where the Chattanooga road crosses Lookout Creek, and about twelvidges, and took up the line of march on the Chattanooga road. At Shellmound the regiment came up w, in Lookout Valley, about three miles from Chattanooga, at which point it arrived near sunset, Octision, Eleventh corps, Lookout Valley, near Chattanooga, Oct. 31, 1863. General orders: The C headquarters Department of the Cumberland, Chattanooga, October 30, 1863. Major-General Hooker, Co A. G. Cincinnati Gazette account. Chattanooga, October 29. Last night, a little beforenon at short intervals, off to the right of Chattanooga, seemingly about five miles. The sound came[4 more...]
iderable loss in men or transportation, and Chattanooga was occupied during the days of the first wsome five or six days after the surprise of Chattanooga, Burnside's advance into East-Tennessee wasperation with Rosecrans in his designs upon Chattanooga and the Army of Tennessee, Rosecrans was no, Alabama. The distance of Bridgeport from Chattanooga is twenty-eight miles, of Caperton's Ferry rosses Chickamauga Creek, eleven miles from Chattanooga, at Lee and Gordon's Mills, and, passing tot the mouth of Battle Creek, and moved upon Chattanooga. Major-General McCook, commanding the righ. In the mean time, Crittenden, who reached Chattanooga, and, finding no enemy there, did not stop ing it at right angles to the Lafayette and Chattanooga road, and so covering the exit from the val the extreme left a mile or more across the Chattanooga road. In this conflict those gallant officob, not as troops in column, every thing in Chattanooga and on the road inviting rather than forbid[23 more...]
lf a pint of corn-meal and two ounces of beef, a miserable pittance for a hungry man. No doctor has been near to-day. Some of the men are suffering intensely. The rebels don't seem to care how many of us die. Heavy firing in the direction of Chattanooga. Sept. 27.--We lost one man by death to-day. Two of the boys have had limbs amputated; both will probably die. The boys are suffering a great deal from their wounds; mortification has taken place in many instances, while some have worms ineal of suffering from cold. Our rations have ran out, and taking all things into consideration, it would be hard to embitter our condition. Oct. 5.--Heavy cannonading has been going on in the front all day. The rebels say they are shelling Chattanooga. We learned to-day that the armistice was over, and that we would have to take a trip to Richmond. The trip will doubtless kill quite a number of us. We got our mush to-day. Intense suffering from cold nights. Oct. 6.--We expected to lea
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