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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 15: Sherman's March to the sea.--Thomas's campaign in Middle Tennessee.--events in East Tennessee. (search)
commanding, was composed of four divisions, commanded respectively, by Generals C. R. Woods, W. B. Hazen, J. M. Corse, and J. E. Smith. The Seventeenth Corps, General Blair, consisted of three divisions, commanded by Generals J. Mower, M. D. Leggett, and Giles A. Smith. The Fourteenth Corps, General Davis, consisted of three divig, in a large degree, his communications, yet it was in no sense a retreat, but a new campaign, offensive in all its plans and their execution. Sherman was with Blair's corps when it crossed the Ogeechee Nov. 30, 1864. and moved down the left bank of that stream towards Millen. In order to distract his foe, he directed KilpatrFifteenth Corps (Osterhaus), moved down the southern side of the Ogeechee, with instructions to cross it near Eden Station, in Bryan County, while the Seventeenth (Blair) moved along the railway. Slocum, with the Twentieth (Williams), marched in the middle road, by way of Springfield, and the Fourteenth (Davis), along the Savannah
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 20: Peace conference at Hampton Roads.--the campaign against Richmond. (search)
onse to a resolution of the House of Representatives, February 8, 1865. that Mr. Blair sought the card as a means of getting to Richmond, Virginia, but he was givennto a conference with a view to secure peace to the two countries. This letter Blair placed in Mr. Lincoln's hands. Ready to show his willingness for peace on proper terms, the President wrote a note to Blair, that might be shown to Davis, in which he said, You may say to him that I have constantly been, am now, and shall conta view of securing peace to the people of our common country. With this letter Blair returned to Richmond, and his reappearance there excited high hopes of peace, fout any personal compromise on any question in the letter of the President to Mr. Blair, meaning his expression of our common country. On account of this proviso, Mr Clerk's Diary, under date of January 24th, 1865, in recording the presence of Blair, in Richmond, says:--The Northern papers say he is authorized to offer an amnes
1.596; battle at, 1.507;: public disappointment at the result, 1.510; visit to the battle-ground of, 1.513. Big Black River, battle of the, 2.612. Big Blue Creek, battle at, 3.279. Big Tybee Island, occupation of by Dupont, 2.125. Biloxi, capture of by Major Strong, 2.327. Bird's Point, fortification of, 1.539. Birney, Gen., at the battle of Chancellorsville, 3.28. Black, Attorney-Gen., opinion of in regard to coercion,. 1.70. Blackburn's Ford, skirmish at, 1.588. Blair, F. P. efforts of to bring about peace, 3.526. Blair, Gen. F. P., at the battle of Chickasaw Bayou, 2.577. Blakely, battle of, 3.512. Blockade of Charleston declared raised, 3.196. Blockade-runners, British, in Cape Fear River, 2.315. Bloody Bridge, battle of, 3.469. Blue Springs, battle of, 3.155. Blunt, Gen. James G., activity of in Missouri, 2.532; at the battle of Boston Mountains, 2.534. Bogle's Creek, battle near, 3.5116. Bolivar, Simon Buckner, at the head o