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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 958 6 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 615 3 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 562 2 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 454 2 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 380 16 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 343 1 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) 340 20 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. 339 3 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. 325 1 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 308 2 Browse Search
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ited his forces from Nashville with those collected under General Beauregard at Corinth—the latter including the reinforcements from Pensacola and Mobile under General Bragg, and Polk's command from Columbus, which was evacuated—he organized his army with Gen. G. T. Beauregard second in command, and Maj.-Gen. Braxton Bragg chief ofMaj.-Gen. Braxton Bragg chief of staff and in immediate charge of the Second corps. Maj.-Gen. Leonidas Polk commanded the First corps, Maj.-Gen. W. J. Hardee the Third, and Maj.-Gen. John C. Breckinridge the Reserve corps. The Tennesseeans were assigned as follows: In Polk's corps, First division, Brig.-Gen. Charles Clark commanding—the Twelfth, Thirteenth andrth (senior), and Polk's battery, to the First brigade, Brig.-Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson; the First, Sixth and Ninth to the Second brigade, Col. W. H. Stephens. In Bragg's corps, the Thirty-eighth regiment was assigned to Col. Preston Pond's brigade of Ruggles' division; the Fifty-first and Fifty-second to Brigadier-General Chalme<
ts of the campaign. On June 17, 1862, Gen. Braxton Bragg was placed in command of the army, knowntucky; and on the 27th and 28th of August, General Bragg crossed the Tennessee river, after which tngton, Ky. Waiting two days at Glasgow, General Bragg advanced with the intention of forming a jade under Brigadier-General Chalmers (says General Bragg) was thrown forward in the direction of Mu loss of 300 killed and wounded; whereupon General Bragg moved forward with his whole command, surrral army under General Buell, now advancing on Bragg's rear, with a force nearly double that of thee command of the army until the arrival of General Bragg, General Cheatham was in command of the rithe part of Cheatham's brigades, that when General Bragg issued his general order authorizing the sied himself in destroying mills from which General Bragg had been drawing breadstuffs. The Confeed in recruiting his strength in Kentucky, General Bragg retired by way of Cumberland Gap to middle[12 more...]
1862, the Confederate army of Tennessee was constituted under Gen. Braxton Bragg, consisting of the army corps of Lieut.-Gen. E. Kirby Smith, dier-General Pillow, who had reported for duty, was assigned by General Bragg to Colonel Palmer's brigade, and that fine officer resumed common on the left flank on the morning of the 4th, he learned that General Bragg had fallen back. At 3 o'clock p. m. of the 4th, Rosecrans advaarksville. Maj. W. K. Beard, inspector-general on the staff of General Bragg, made an official report in which he accounted for 6,273 prisonurfreesboro. Colonel Brent, adjutant-general on the staff of General Bragg, reported that we had present and in the battle 37,712, officers and men of all arms, including 4,237 cavalry. Bragg's loss amounted to 10,266, of which 9,000,were killed and wounded, and 1,200 of the bae assault of Breckinridge on the afternoon of the 2d of January. Bragg retired at 2 o'clock a. m. on the morning of the 4th, and two hours
timid and hesitating in their advance. General Bragg determined to offer battle in front of She, of Cleburne's division, Hardee's corps. General Bragg, under date of July 3d, referred to these d retired under orders to Tullahoma, where General Bragg concentrated the army of Tennessee, takingooga during the months of July and August, General Bragg, having received reinforcements of two smadistance of 40 miles from flank to flank. General Bragg, who had so far conducted his campaign wicorps, was the chief point of attack, and that Bragg was seeking to turn it and gain possession of eant Thompson were desperately wounded. General Bragg issued orders to attack the enemy at day drne and Breckinridge, Cheatham by order of General Bragg being held in reserve. The attack was takng, and soon the whole army was engaged. General Bragg, in his official report, says the attack ol-arms ammunition collected on the field. General Bragg reported the capture of 8,000 prisoners an[2 more...]
with Maj.-Gen. U. S. Grant in command. General Bragg preferred charges against Lieutenant-Geners and circumstances, ignored the action of General Bragg, and assigned Polk to the command of the dwas not sustained is yet unexplained, says General Bragg in his official report; the commander on ting, and the order was easily executed. General Bragg, referring to the affair in his official rt-General Stewart, the preparation made by General Bragg indicated a purpose to retreat, but it was abandoned. The movement by the enemy on Bragg's right caused an undue concentration in that quartof the Federal army, I have no idea of finding Bragg here to-morrow. It was not until the morning d not reach them. You will remember that when Bragg retreated from Tennessee he was compelled to mmber (said this American Munchausen) that when Bragg retreated from Tennessee he was compelled to may to get out of being common, old chap. When Bragg retired from Tennessee, Cheatham's division co
med command of the army of Tennessee on the 27th of December, 1863. His order announcing the fact was received by the troops with great enthusiasm. He found the army deficient in numbers, arms, subsistence, stores and field transportation. General Bragg had reported to the President after Missionary Ridge, expressing confidence in the courage and morale of the troops. The courage of the troops was indisputable-recent failures and disasters had not shaken it, and General Johnston's presence ird of its strength in killed and wounded. Capt. J. H. Turner, Thirtieth, gallantly leading his company forward, received four mortal wounds almost in an instant, and Colonel Turner was twice wounded and disabled. General Hood telegraphed General Bragg on September 5th the following account of the battle: To let you know what a disgraceful effort was made by our men in the engagement of August 31st, I give you the wounded in the two corps: Hardee's, 539, Lee's, 946; killed, a very small num
ions (only engaged in the battle of the 19th), and 406 effective men under the command of Major-General Bate. Stewart's corps had 890 effective men, and 2,660 of Lee's corps were present; with this force and the North Carolina troops under Gen. Braxton Bragg, and the forces under Lieutenant-General Hardee, numbering 15,000 men of all arms, General Johnston fought the battle of Bentonville. Cheatham's arrival on the 21st increased the strength of the corps to 2,602, and Lieutenant-General Lee ject. After burying the dead and removing our own and the Federal wounded, the Confederates resumed their first position. On the 20th, the enemy had three of his four corps present well intrenched, but made no general attack. During the day General Bragg's line was several times attacked and the enemy repulsed and severely punished. On the 21st, heavy skirmishing was renewed on the whole front of our line, and at 4 o'clock Mower's division of the Seventeenth corps penetrated the cavalry lin
ce, and the railroad bridges over the north and south forks of the Obion river, with four miles of trestle between them, were destroyed. Forrest dispatched to General Bragg, We have made a clean sweep of the Federals north of Jackson. To this date Forrest lost 22 killed and wounded, and 2 missing, while the Federal loss in killeto Forrest. The expedition of Forrest to west Tennessee was undertaken to create a diversion in favor of our army in Mississippi, and was accomplished, said General Bragg, in the most brilliant and decisive manner. He was now under orders to recross the Tennessee river. Leaving Middleburg on the 25th, he moved toward McKenzie,musket ball, he was seen to transfer the flag to his left hand and bravely carry it until the surrender. From his headquarters at Tullahoma, March 27, 1863, General Bragg telegraphed the war office at Richmond: Forrest made a successful attack on Brentwood with his division, burned the bridge, destroyed and took all property and
with great success. On the fall of General Johnston and the assignment of General Bragg to the command of the army, Dr. A. J. Foard, medical director on his staff,re provided and ample provision made for the care of all. In July, 1862, General Bragg (then about to inaugurate his Kentucky campaign), in company with Medical D medical headquarters of the army, where he was informed by Dr. Foard that General Bragg had directed him to be assured that he was satisfied and pleased with his management of his hospitals. Three days after this, General Bragg issued orders placing the general hospitals of the army and department under Dr. Stout, as superintturn to the South, at his own request, he was assigned to hospital duty. General Bragg was keenly alive to the importance of a complete hospital service, and gaveof the services of Dr. J. H. Bryson, a clergyman of Tennessee, appointed by General Bragg to look after the religious interests of the sick and wounded in the genera
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 15: Tennessee and the Church. (search)
the general and regimental officers to make details of men to fell, saw up, hew and adapt trees, rive boards, prepare timbers as needed, and build churches and chapels for regimental and brigade worship. Large shelters on posts and beams, open all around, were provided in places for brigade services, where in good weather great audiences gathered, and where series of meetings were held in which thousands were converted to Christ. In the summer of 1863, while the army of Tennessee under General Bragg was resting and recruiting along the base of Missionary ridge near Chattanooga, Wright's brigade of Tennesseeans made a large brush arbor, where the three chaplains in that command, Rev. W. H. Browning, Tilman Page and the present writer, held a series of meetings for five weeks, in which we estimated that 225 men became Christians, and we quit the work to enter upon the famous campaign which culminated in the great battle of Chickamauga. There is no doubt that scores of those converts
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