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Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 17: (search)
ion of supplies. In this position he exposed Augusta and Macon, but he hoped to save them by his p was to interpose his army between Macon and Augusta, and thus divide the Confederate forces. G service, and promised that Colonel Rains, at Augusta, would furnish torpedoes to plant in the roads in their rear, and the similar feint toward Augusta detained Gen. B. D. Fry, with about 4,000 trond the west sides of the State being broken. Augusta was reinforced by troops under Generals Chestderates. On the 25th General Bragg reached Augusta and took command. Wheeler, pushing on to Sanarning that Kilpatrick had started out toward Augusta, he left Iverson before the Federal infantry, he sent in from Slocum's headquarters on the Augusta road a demand for surrender, and on the folloought up the rear and was then transferred to Augusta. Commodore Tattnall had been prevented fro Lewis, about ,500 men. Troops began reaching Augusta from Hood's army late in January, and D. H. H[1 more...]
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 18: (search)
Early in February, General Sherman began his march northward from Savannah. He moved in two columns, one threatening Augusta and the other Charleston. On the day that he entered Columbia, Hardee evacuated Charleston, retiring toward North Carol of battle and in the corps command of General Bate. In the charge on the Federals, Frank Stone, of the Oglethorpes of Augusta (then a company of Olmstead's First Georgia), bore one of the old Pat Cleburne battleflags and was wounded. At the timergia. Gen. Joseph Wheeler performed a great service when he defeated Kilpatrick at Aiken, February, 1865, and thus saved Augusta from the fate of Atlanta and Columbia. At Averasboro Wheeler defeated a movement of the enemy upon Hardee's right flankthe State. For this purpose the various brigades were disposed throughout the State. General Upton, who was ordered to Augusta, caused the arrest of Vice-President Stephens, Secretary Mallory and Senator Hill. President Davis arrived at Washing
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical (search)
the Fifth infantry. He served in garrison at Augusta arsenal, Ga., from 1834 to 1835, then resigneious honorable occupations until his death at Augusta. Major-General Howell Cobb Major-Generaeneral Gartrell was wounded, and sent back to Augusta. At the close of the war he resumed the pracirardey, a native of Georgia, and residing at Augusta at the formation of the Confederacy, was a ve Major-General Lafayette McLaws was born at Augusta, Ga., January 15, 1821. He was prepared for colded his command. General McLaws then went to Augusta and entered the insurance business. In 1875 then at Savannah, Ga., and at the arsenal in Augusta. From December, 1832, to February, 1834, he gia. In 1842 he married Sarah G. McKinne, of Augusta. In 1846 he moved to Floyd county, and was leceived his early education in the schools of Augusta, and entered the United States military acadevision commander. In November he was sent to Augusta to gather reinforcements and aid in the defen[17 more...]
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