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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 171 1 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 163 47 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 97 3 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 97 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 42 6 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 40 6 Browse Search
William A. Crafts, Life of Ulysses S. Grant: His Boyhood, Campaigns, and Services, Military and Civil. 37 1 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 33 5 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 32 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 29 19 Browse Search
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ollicoffer's late disaster at Mill Spring. General Buell had advanced his forces, numbering from seight suddenly have taken the offensive against Buell, who, unprepared for such an onslaught, would defensive with such forces under him, and with Buell only a short distance in his front. He also ght be crushed between his forces and those of Buell; that, even if victorious over Grant, our own ces would be more or less disorganized, and if Buell, crossing the Big Barren River, above Bowling t the enemy than to protect the supplies; that Buell, being without a pontoon train, and unable to Nashville, if required, before the arrival of Buell, who would have to make a much longer march. uding Lew Wallace's division of Buell's army. Buell's army, meanwhile, was at Bacon Creek (on the ver. The other ten thousand reinforcements of Buell's army, who arrived by boats on the evening ofthe General-in-Chief, without being pressed by Buell, was retreating from the scene of conflict, an[5 more...]
quested General Johnston, in accordance with his letter of the 12th, to order that brigade to Corinth; the immediate object being to protect that point and be within supporting distance of General Polk. Meanwhile, General Johnston, followed by Buell's forces, had resolved to abandon Nashville. He began his retreat towards Stevenson, along the line of the Nashville and Chattanooga railroad, as in that event previously determined upon, and fully set forth in the memorandum of his plan of camp * * * * * * * A. S. Johnston. Hon. J. P. Benjamin, Secretary of War, Richmond, Va. The military situation was now of a desperate character. While General Johnston's crippled army was retreating towards northeast Alabama and Georgia before Buell's overwhelming forces, the Federal army, under General Grant, with or without the cooperation of Pope's command, might move from Fort Henry, upon the rear of Columbus, or execute a still more dreaded movement by ascending the Tennessee River to H
ivisions. force of the army opposing us. General Buell. his slow advance on Nashville. is at laces with those of General Grant. aggregate of Buell's forces in Tennessee and Kentucky. our only nt victories, was soon to be reinforced by General Buell, already on the march from Nashville to Sering fully thirty-seven thousand effectives. Buell himself, with five divisions, numbering nearlyistory of U. S. Grant, vol. i. p. 68. General Buell He was a contemporary of General Beauregappeared on the south side of the river. General Buell remained at Nashville, a passive spectatore communication to that effect was made to General Buell. While on the march, however, he decided , wherever it might be. While at Nashville, Buell's whole force in Tennessee and Kentucky consihe Cumberland, vol. i. p. 99. On the 15th Buell commenced his march, with five divisions, as aColumbia, forty miles south of Nashville, General Buell found the bridge across Duck River destroy[1 more...]
ose was apparently accomplished, for, during the battle of Shiloh, General Grant telegraphed General Buell, who was then at Savannah, that he was heavily attacked by one hundred thousand men, and thatest, on the 1st of April, as our spies and friends in middle Tennessee had informed us that General Buell was at Franklin, on his way to form a junction with General Grant, at Savannah, where he mig5th, as had been planned, or twenty-four hours earlier than it actually occurred, in which event Buell must have reached the theatre of action entirely too late to retrieve the disaster inflicted upo that, under these circumstances, and for the further reason that the enemy, being on the alert, Buell's junction would no doubt be hastened, he was no longer in favor of making the attack, but favorsburg Landing, notwithstanding their ample means of land and water transportation, the armies of Buell, from Nashville, Tennessee, and of Pope, from southeast Missouri. Yet the Confederate army ha
. arrival of Ammen's brigade, Nelson's division, of Buell's army. its inspiriting effect upon the enemy. they. storm during the night. arrival of the whole of Buell's army. gunboats keep up an incessant shelling.> uffs masked all view of the river; but, in fact, General Buell's Army of the Ohio was also now arriving from Sa support of Webster's battery, at five o'clock. Generals Buell and Nelson were both present on the field. Gord of the Rebellion, vol. IV. p. 393. See also General Buell's Report, vol. IV. p. 410. But in rear of tl heavy force of infantry, reinforced by some of General Buell's troops, while the shells of the gunboats swepte finishing stroke to the entire Federal forces, had Buell marched towards Florence, Colonel Helm had telegraphed to General Beauregard that Buell's army was marching on Florence; it proved to be Mitchell's division, and not Buell's army. as it had just been reported that he had done, instead of effecting his junction with Grant
nd, vol. i. pp. 109, 111, as follows: General Buell first formed General Nelson's division nexn reserve on the right flank. Each brigade of Buell's army was now required to furnish its reservewhenever there should be need of support. General Buell also availed himself of the fragmentary foy was in heavy force beyond the open ground in Buell's front, in a line slightly oblique to his linl hours patiently waiting for the sound of General Buell's advance upon the main Corinth road. Butrmed General Beauregard in his belief that General Buell had, at last, formed a junction of the remuld have been ended before Wood's division, of Buell's army, could have come to the enemy's relief;General T. J. Wood's division (two brigades of Buell's corps) arrived in time to take part in the aook's, and Nelson's two other brigades) of General Buell's army; and, towards the end of the second of the same army, See Generals Grant's and Buell's Reports. which brought up the number of fres[8 more...]
, on the left bank of the Tennessee River. General Buell resumed his march on the 31st, intending—h. . . It is my present intention to send them (Buell's three foremost divisions) to Hamburg, some fortions of the Army of the Ohio. . . . He [General Buell] subsequently received a note from General's division has arrived. The other two of General Buell's column will arrive to-morrow or next dayntrated all their available forces against General Buell's first three divisions, which would have e Confederates encountered on the 7th was with Buell's splendidly organized and well-disciplined dier Generals Breckinridge and Hardee, to oppose Buell's three fresh divisions, supported by a part oand McClernand to call earnestly on McCook, of Buell's army, for support. General Beauregard, therto holding in check or driving back, at times, Buell's forces, which showed considerable boldness, he 7th, without awaiting the assistance of General Buell's forces. His disaster would undoubtedly [11 more...]
ent by General Beauregard into middle Tennessee and Kentucky. efforts to force Buell's return to those States. location of General Van Dorn's forces at Corinth; of away slowly in his advance on Corinth, to send back a part, if not all, of General Buell's army into Tennessee and Kentucky. A third expedition of two regiments of ly after the evacuation of Corinth by the Confederate army (May 30th), General Buell's entire force was ordered into middle Tennessee and Kentucky. On the arrivae force, on the abovemen-tioned village. As he was entirely separated from General Buell, on his right, by the head of Seven Miles Creek, which was lined with low, lackland, where, he says, an order to attack had already been issued, when General Buell arrived at the front and suspended it. From Fort Henry to Corinth, by Geneby the Federal army, terminating, on the 10th of June, by the withdrawal of General Buell's forces towards Chattanooga, uses the following language: And thus t
ry's account. You have evidently but one of four things to do. First, to attack Halleck at Corinth; second, to attack Buell at or about Chattanooga; third, to attack Grant at or about Memphis; fourth, to remain idle at Tupelo. From what you s two propositions, it is evident that unless you reinforce General E. K. Smith, at Chattanooga, he will be overpowered by Buell, and that our communication with the East, and our supplies at Atlanta, Augusta, etc., will be cut off; also that a partiin its results as the second one, if the newspapers will permit you to carry it successfully into effect; for Halleck and Buell, occupying the base of a long isosceles triangle, of which Mobile is the apex, could get to Chattanooga before you if thease, our objective points must be, first, Louisville, and then Cincinnati. How best to reach them from Chattanooga, with Buell at Huntsville and Stevenson, is the question. It is evident he has the advantage of two bases of operations, the Cumberl
nt on his part. I stated to you my fears that Buell had arrived; that I had been able to see, from flushed with victory, could have silenced General Buell's batteries, which were brought into the abefore he was reinforced by the army under General Buell, then known to be advancing for that purposon, McCook, Crittenden, and Thomas, of Major-General Buell's army, some 25,000 strong, including acontinent, kept up until nightfall. 18. General Buell, in his Report (Record of the Rebellion, vch it did on the next day, against Grant's and Buell's combined armies, up to the moment in the aftaptured artillery, and in such good order that Buell's and Grant's armies did not venture to followton and Savannah, for the purpose of defeating Buell's army, which would not only insure us the Valur friend, Braxton Bragg. It is reported Buell is returning this side the Tennessee, and thaty can know my movement, I shall be in front of Buell at Chattanooga, and, by cutting off his transp[4 more...]