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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 3,199 167 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 2,953 73 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 564 2 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., Part II: Correspondence, Orders, and Returns. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 550 26 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 448 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 436 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 390 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 325 1 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 291 1 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 239 3 Browse Search
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By command of the Secretary of War: John Withers, Assistant Adjutant-General. He was further directed to go by Nashville, confer with Governor Harris, and then decide upon the steps to be taken. The rank of general, the highest in the Confederate army, had been created by law, and five officers had been appointed by the President and assigned to duty with the following relative rank: 1. S. Cooper (the adjutant-general); 2. A. S. Johnston; 3. R. E. Lee; 40 J. E. Johnston; 5. G. T. Beauregard. General J. E. Johnston regarded himself as entitled by law to the first place, and engaged in a controversy with the President relative thereto, the points of which he has perpetuated in his Narrative (pages 70-72). It is needless here to enter on a discussion of the merits of this question; but it is proper to say that it was one of no concern to General A. S. Johnston. President Davis has frequently told the writer that the question of rank was never mentioned in his conversations wi
dum of conference held by Generals Johnston, Beauregard, and Hardee. plan of campaign. military prose of the first month of the year 1862, General Beauregard was transferred from Virginia to the Wesmoved. Johnston fell in with this plan, and Beauregard proceeded to Columbus to put it in train of te an entirely different state of case. General Beauregard was ordered, January 26th, by letter froordered Floyd's entire command thither. General Beauregard remained in Bowling Green until the 12thdum of conference held by Generals Johnston, Beauregard, and Hardee. Bowling Green, Kentucky, Februae; or, if not, then a retreat to Stevenson. Beauregard was to fall back southward with Polk's army,n which he afterward carried out, before General Beauregard's arrival. The memorandum quoted and of campaign, presented in definite shape to Beauregard and Hardee, had been long maturing in Genera at the capital, though in that time, at General Beauregard's earnest solicitation, he had gone thro[4 more...]
n after the conference at Bowling Green, General Beauregard addressed a letter to General Johnston, ture of the army there even apprehended, General Beauregard suggests the probability that General Joble to him to be sustained beforehand by General Beauregard's formal approval of a retreat under muceral Beauregard's letter: Letter from General Beauregard to General Johnston. Bowling Green, Kentesboro, determined to effect a junction with Beauregard, near Corinth. His two chief staff-officers General Johnston telegraphed him to consult Beauregard, and call out the whole strength of the Statn at Murfreesboro, and tell him that he (General Beauregard) thought he had best concentrate at or nroute, or, indeed, of any concentration with Beauregard. At Murfreesboro were now concentrated appi, and for cooperating or uniting with General Beauregard, who has been urging me to come on. ight. If I join this corps to the forces of Beauregard (I confess a hazardous experiment), then tho[15 more...]
Curtis's army. battle of Elkhorn, or Pea Ridge. Beauregard in West Tennessee. evacuation of Columbus. IslaShiloh. Soon after, however, his army reinforced Beauregard. Beauregard left Nashville sick, February 14tBeauregard left Nashville sick, February 14th, to take charge in West Tennessee, and made his headquarters at Jackson, Tennessee, February 17th. He was son which had been left by General Johnston to General Beauregard to determine on the spot, according to the exh of February General Johnston telegraphed to General Beauregard: If not well enough to assume command, ided by these instructions from General Johnston, Beauregard directed the evacuation of Columbus, and the estacuation, which was completed on March 2d. General Beauregard selected Brigadier-General J. P. McCown, an or or five thousand by the removal of troops. General Beauregard informed him from the first that under no cir0,000 men of his own army, 25,000 or 30,000 under Beauregard, and 9,000 or 10,000 at Island No.10, Fort Pillow
er. Braxton Bragg. Johnston's offer to Beauregard. Governor Johnston's protest. the resoate, to share in the glories of Shiloh. General Beauregard issued an eloquent appeal for volunteers form the nucleus. This is an error. General Beauregard came to the Army of the West with his sth the enemy. The correspondence between General Beauregard and General Johnston shows that the formall of General Johnston's movements. General Beauregard wrote from Jackson, Tennessee, March 2d,, prevented by the following orders from General Beauregard, who determined to await General JohnstoBeauregard, Polk, and Bragg, after which General Beauregard went back to Jackson; but returned on th command troops. In this instance, with General Beauregard, his idea of unselfishness, even though authorship of which has been claimed by General Beauregard. Conceding the arrangement of the details to Beauregard or Jordan, General Bragg continues: In this case, as I understood then, an[31 more...]
n of battle. strength of Federal position. Beauregard's report. Bragg's sketch of preliminaries. ops. address to army. the Council of War. Beauregard for retreat. Johnston's decision, and reaso seems-after they had been elaborated by General Beauregard. When it became apparent that the or came up and asked what was the matter. General Beauregard repeated what he had said to me. Generalhe meeting was, as stated by Bragg, casual. Beauregard sent for Polk. The discussion between them nference was held between Generals Johnston, Beauregard, Bragg, and Polk, at 5 P. M.; Major Gilmer bthat I knew that such was the feeling of General Beauregard, and he seemed wonderfully depressed in to lead the attack in person, and leave General Beauregard to direct the movements of troops in theys he made up from the returns at the time. Beauregard's report of the battle gives the field returtold him I had met and fought the advance of Beauregard's army, that he was advancing on us. General[19 more...]
. Harris's narrative. incidents of death. Beauregard in command. III. afternoon p. 616 dislogreater security as to Cleburne, because General Beauregard was in this part of the field. Colonf April, between eight and nine o'clock, General Beauregard directed me to seek General Johnston, whe field. The others separated to inform General Beauregard and the corps commanders. Colonel Munfothe frustration of an alleged attempt of General Beauregard to consummate the victory, Colonel Jordan, General Beauregard's chief of staff, says: Unfortunately, however, the Federal encampments ed, paralyzed, and brought to naught, by General Beauregard's staff officers at a critical moment wi. What would have been achieved but for General Beauregard's order of withdrawal can only be surmister to be, considering the ill-health of General Beauregard, his position upon the field, and the paas soon brought, however, that it was by General Beauregard's orders, delivered thus directly to bri[48 more...]
resists Lew Wallace. the Kentucky brigade. Beauregard retreats. the rear-guard. abortive pursuite reported that night by General Polk to General Beauregard, who gave no orders for their return. Pl Hardee's line. I was again ordered by General Beauregard to advance and occupy the crest of a rid. By one o'clock, it was apparent to General Beauregard that the contest was hopeless. The movecolumn, which was moved toward Hamburg. General Beauregard says: About 2 P. M. the lines in an which came up. In the mean time, under Beauregard's direction, Breckinridge had formed Statham cowering and beaten the day before. General Beauregard says: Our artillery played upon thcured the independence of the South. General Beauregard reports the loss of the Confederate armyre changed. It was so in this case. General Beauregard retired to Corinth, where Van Dorn reinfand a permanent one. Appendix. General Beauregard's official report. Headquarters, Army of[19 more...]
Orleans. sepulture and public sorrow. General Beauregard's order. President Davis's message. Conham and Hayden, and Lieutenant Jack, to General Beauregard, who courteously offered them places on or that battle. After consultation with General Beauregard, and learning at headquarters that the vy learned, before they left that night, that Beauregard had retired. On arriving in New Orleans,s issued from headquarters at Corinth by General Beauregard: headquarters, army of the Mississippi,s. His body has been intrusted to me by General Beauregard, to be taken to New Orleans, and remain and conveying the thanks of Congress to General Beauregard and the officers under his command, for the place of the battle as indicated by General Beauregard-viz., the battle-field of Shiloh. He movd as to tender the thanks of Congress to General Beauregard and the surviving officers and soldiers battle. Among the pall-bearers, besides Beauregard, Bragg, Buckner, and Hood, were Generals Ric[1 more...]
shed some reminiscences of him in the Jackson Mississippian, from which the following has been clipped: If I were selected by the South to award the palm of merit to the most worthy of all the illustrious dead who compose the noble army of martyrs who died in defense of our constitutional liberty, I would lay the sacred symbol of peerless excellence upon the tomb of Albert Sidney Johnston. If he were living, and in arms, with Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, and Beauregard, ready to take the field again, and I had to appoint one of these illustrious heroes the generalissimo of our army, I would not hesitate a moment to give him the command of the whole, with a feeling of confidence that each one of them would obey his orders willingly, and that no master of the art of war could improve the orders he would give. In all the virtues which constitute the true patriot and chivalrous hero, these idols of the Southern States were endowed by Nature with equal measu