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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 524 524 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) 46 46 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 11 11 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 11 11 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 10 10 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 9 9 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 9 9 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 8 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. 7 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 7 (search)
to six. The troops you mention, including Jackson's, just arrived, are less than twenty-six thousand. My only plan is to relieve Vicksburg. My force is too small for the purpose. Tell me if you can increase it, and how much. Grant is receiving reinforcements. Port Hudson is closely invested. The great object of the enemy in this campaign is to acquire possession of the Mississippi. Can you collect here a force sufficient to defeat this object? In Mr. Seddon's next dispatch, dated June 5th, he said: .... I regret my inability to promise more troops, as we have drained resources even to the danger of several points. You know best concerning General Bragg's army, but I fear to withdraw more. We are too far outnumbered in it In Mr. Davis's quotation, in his letter of July 15th, this word is Virginia. In the dispatch to me it is a word of two letters. to spare any. You must rely on what you have, and the irregular forces Mississippi can afford. On the 8th he asked, on the sa
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Chapter 7 (search)
ve guarantee of success. The President said in his reply, dated June 5th: .... I have not the power to comply with the request you make. Hare any, etc., etc. XIII. This dispatch shows that, up to the 5th June, the war-office had no knowledge of any impression on your part thlegram to you of 28th May, and to one from the Secretary of War of 5th June; and then informed me that you considered Executive as including Sis conclusive. XXVII. The telegram of the Secretary of War of 5th June, followed by that of 8th June, conveyed unmistakably the very reveive. That in question was interpreted in a telegram dated June 8th, five or six weeks before this letter left his office. This explanation mon had been opposed to that, and I knew from the two dispatches of June 5th, See p. 213. one to Governor Pettus, the other See p. 199. to magraph XII. you quote the dispatch of the War Department to me of June 5th, as follows: I regret inability to promise more troops, as we hav
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War, Letters. (search)
inst withdrawing troops from Tennessee, and have to repeat my inquiry, To what do you refer? Give date of dispatch or letter. (Signed) Jefferson Davis. Jackson, June 20, 1863. To his Excellency the President: I much regret the carelessness of my reply of the 16th to your telegram of the 15th. In my dispatch of the 12th, to the Secretary of War, I referred to your words, We have withheld nothing which it was practicable to give, in your telegram of May 28th, and to the telegram of June 5th, From the Secretary of War. except the last sentence. I considered Executive as including the Secretary of War. J. E. Johnston. War Department, June 16, 1863. General J. E. Johnston: Your telegram That of June 15th. grieves and alarms me. Vicksburg must not be lost without a desperate struggle. The interest and honor of the Confederacy forbid it. I rely on you still to avert the loss. If better resources do not offer, you must hazard attack. It may be made in concert with th