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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 103 1 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 90 2 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 67 1 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. 65 1 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 35 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 26 2 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 23 1 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 19 1 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 14 2 Browse Search
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ndant, particularly in corn and cattle. Bring Blair's two brigades up as soon as possible. . . . aign, even if the whole force had come up; but Blair's division of Sherman's command did not reach h a third; his fourth division was at Auburn. Blair's division, of Sherman's corps, had come up wirom Grand Gulf, and was also at New Auburn; Blair started from Grand Gulf on the 12th of May, any may be on the receipt of this order. General Frank Blair had, by this time, got up near Auburn, that time. At half-past 5 Grant also ordered Blair, who was near Auburn, to push forward his diviard's station. McClernand was ordered to move Blair and A. J. Smith by the southern road, to put Cld, where the main battle had been fought; and Blair also was up, in time to engage in the pursuit. started for Bridgeport at four and a half. Blair was informed: Sherman is ordered to Bridgeportndred wagons had come up from Grand Gulf, with Blair, but no other regular rations were received af[18 more...]
heavy cannonade on land front Sherman assaults with Blair and Steele's divisions troops reach the parapet, buportant ground was gained, and Sherman moved forward Blair's division on the right and left of the road leadingications were to be entered. At the appointed hour, Blair advanced in line, but the ground on both sides of the works, but failed to make any serious impression. Blair, however, held his advanced position with tenacity uSherman's main attack was along the Graveyard road. Blair was placed at the head of this road, with Tuttle in h and Kilby Smith's brigades bringing up the rear of Blair's division. All marched by the flank, following a rted itself above the parapet. At about two o'clock, Blair reported that none of his brigades could pass the pone on Sherman's left. Mower's charge was covered by Blair's division, deployed on the hillside, and the artilleading regiment were planted by the side of those of Blair's storming party, and remained, but the column was s
approach loss of the Cincinnati Tuttle's approach Blair's approach Ransom's approach Logan's approach A. ondence with Banks Osterhaus sent to the Big Black Blair sent to the Yazoo Mower and Kimball sent to Mechani Four batteries, of six guns each, were disposed on Blair's front. His approach started from the left of the brigade, in McArthur's division, was on the left of Blair. Being camped in a ravine, the brigade was compelleand Jackson roads, and the two covered approaches of Blair and Ransom, through the ravines. By these approachee heads of columns. Batteries on Logan's, Ransom's, Blair's, Tuttle's, and Steele's fronts were able to bring rant also sent a force of twelve thousand men, under Blair, to drive off a body of the enemy supposed to be coll stock, forage, roads, and bridges as it returned. Blair moved along the Yazoo about forty-five miles, and ef to meet any exigency. All I want now is men. On Blair's return, Grant sent a brigade of troops under Briga
the body of troops with which Sherman himself was moving. This, however, was repulsed; a bridge was built over Bear creek, and at Tuscumbia, whither Sherman sent Blair's division in advance, still another rebel force was dispersed. Skirmishing continued all along the route, but, about the middle of October, Sherman struck the Tea, and was sent on to Sherman, at Iuka. He received the order on the 27th, and instantly proceeded to obey. In compliance with Halleck's previous instructions, Blair had been advanced as far as Tuscumbia, on the south side of the Tennessee, repairing the railroad; but, dropping every thing, Sherman now reversed this column, andThe work of crossing was pushed with all the vigor possible, and on the 1st of November, Sherman, in person, passed to the head of the column, at Florence, leaving Blair to follow with the rear division. Grant now ordered Tuttle's division, of McPherson's corps, to be sent forward to report to Sherman. Delays were occasioned by t
ant-Colonel J. A. Rawlins, A. A. General, Department of the Tennessee: sir: On my return last evening from an inspection of the new works at Snyder's bluff, General Blair, who commands the second division of my corps, called my attention to the enclosed publication in the Memphis Evening Bulletin of June 13th instant, entitled Corders, but about three P. M., five hours after the assault on the 22d began, when my storming-party lay against the exterior slope of the bastion in my front, and Blair's whole division was deployed close up to the parapet, ready to spring to the assault, and all my field-artillery were in good position for the work, General Grantal would at such a critical moment make a mere buncombe communication, I ordered instantly Giles A. Smith and Mower's brigades to renew the assault, under cover of Blair's division, and the artillery deployed as before described, and sent an aide to General Steele, about a mile to my right, to convey the same mischievous message, w