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and keep restless spirits out of mischief Col. E. R. S. Canby, who had succeeded to the command ofy with the chattelizing of man. Meantime, Col. Canby was quietly proceeding with the organizations were not very remote nor inaccessible, while Canby's soldiers were for weeks on short allowance, The surviving Texans escaped to Mesilla; and Canby occupied the frontier posts so far down as For way of Fort Thorn, he found Feb. 19, 1862. Canby in force at Fort Craig, which he confronted abnerable; though a flag of truce, dispatched by Canby as he reached its gates, was fondly mistaken ftifiable, but that they might now safely leave Canby to his meditations, and push on up the river iorced marches to Albuquerque, his depot, which Canby, advancing from Fort Craig, was seriously threce to Peralto on the east side, where he found Canby looking for him. Some fighting at long range eut orders still further down the country. Col. Canby wisely declined to run a race of starvation [5 more...]
e, quite deep, and no ordinary bridge material at hand. Under Col. Bailey's direction, a bridge was constructed of steamboats in two days and a half; the wagon-train passing over it during the afternoon of May 19th. As it did so, our rear at Yellow bayou was assailed by a Rebel force under Prince Polignac, whom A. J. Smith beat off, inflicting a heavy loss in killed, wounded, and prisoners. Our loss .was 150 killed and wounded. The passage of the Atchafalaya was completed next day; and--Gen. Canby, having appeared as commander of the trans-Mississippi department--Gen. Banks turned over the army to him and hastened to New Orleans. Gen. A. J. Smith returned hence to his own department with his somewhat depleted command. On his way up the Mississippi, he landed June 5. at Sunnyside, in the south eastern corner of Arkansas, and attacked, near Columbia, a Rebel force estimated at 3,000, said to be under command of Marmaduke, strongly posted across a bayou emptying into Lake Chicot,
Marchand; Monongahela, Com'r J. H. Strong; Ossipee, Com'r W. E. Leroy; Oneida, Com'r J. R. M. Mullany; Port Royal, Lt.-Com'r B. Gherardi; Seminole, Com'r E. Donaldson; Kennebec, Lt.-Com'r W. I. McCann; Itasca, Lt.-Com'r George Brown; Galena, Lt.-Com'r C. H. Wells; Iron-clads.Tecumseh, Com'r T. A. M. . Craven; Iron-clads.Manhattan, Com'r J. W. A. Nicholson; Iron-clads.Winnebago, Com'r T. H. Stevens; Iron-clads.Chickasaw, Lt.-Com'r T. H. Perkins. Gen. Canby had sent from New Orleans Gen. Gordon Granger, with a cooperating land force, perhaps 5,000 strong, which had debarked on Dauphine island, but which could be of no service for the present; and did not attempt to be. Pollard says that our fleet carried 200 guns with 2,800 men. Thursday, August 4, had been fixed on for the perilous undertaking; but, though the troops were on hand, the Tecumseh had not arrived; and — in contempt for the nautical superstition touching Friday--the attack was
n their morning papers in joyful confidence that their triumph was secure. So stupendous, so amazing a political blunder, had not been committed for the last twenty years. Directly on the back of this, the tidings were flashed over the country, Sherman has taken Atlanta! Farragut has carried the defenses of Mobile! emphasized by a Proclamation Sept. 3. from President Lincoln for thanksgiving in all the churches on the following Sabbath, with the National thanks to Sherman, Farragut, Canby, and their associates, and salutes of 100 guns from every Navy Yard and naval arsenal Sept. 5. for Mobile, followed by like salutes Sept. 7. from each military headquarters and military arsenal for Atlanta. It was in vain that Gen. McClellan attempted to stem the swelling tide, so suddenly evoked, by a letter of acceptance which was in effect a repudiation of the platform whereon he had just been placed. He said: The Union was originally formed by the exercise of a spirit of conc
Macon Cuxton captures Tuskaloosa zigzags to Macon Canby in New Orleans advances on Mobile Steele moves up e evacuated fate of the ram W. H. Webb. Wilson — Canby. Gen. Grant's comprehensive plan of campaign for ovement at the south was impelled and directed by Gen. Canby, commanding at New Orleans; that at the north wasal Alabama, designed as a mere diversion in favor of Canby; but Wilson persuaded his chief to let him take all ed; the survivors were heartily sick of War. Gen. Canby, commanding in New Orleans, was kept inactive throw of Hood, in Tennessee, the 16th was returned to Gen.Canby; who now proceeded, in concert with Wilson's demonstimated at 15,000 men. The forces employed by Gen. Canby consisted of the 13th and 16th corps aforesaid, which was the signal for a concentration on Mobile of Canby's entire disposable force. The cavalry, under Griergly held by the Rebels; where lie halted and sent to Canby for supplies, which were promptly transmitted. Ma
nd Johnston, but indorsed, Approved: U. S. Grant, Lieut.-General : and thus passed out of existence the second army of the Confederacy. The surrender to Gen. Canby of Gen. Taylor's Rebel forces in Alabama was effected at Citronelle, May 4, as the result of negotiations commenced April 19. More words were used; but the ter of Smith's staff officers, headed by Lt.-Gen. S. B. Buckner, made their way down to Baton Rouge, and there concluded May 26. with Gen. Osterhaus, acting for Gen. Canby, a capitulation substantially identical with that accorded by Canby to Dick Taylor; the stipulation for transportation and subsistence inclusive. This requiremCanby to Dick Taylor; the stipulation for transportation and subsistence inclusive. This requirement involved the Government in very moderate expense. The great body of the soldiers of the trans-Mississippi Army had already appropriated all the subsistence and transportation they could lay their hands on, and gone their several ways — profoundly convinced that rebellion, with overt war against the authority and integrity of t
Alexandria and retreats to the Atchafalaya river, 551; transfers his army to Gen. Canby, and proceeds to New Orleans, 551. Barclay, Col., 23d Ga., killed at Antiation to Slaves, 239; 243. Campbell's Station, East Tenn., fight at, 431. Canby, Gen. E. R. S., organizes militia in New Mexico, 21; at Fort Craig, 22-3; Valveion of her Legislature with regard to Slavery, 20-21; home guard organized, 21; Canby organizes militia, 21; Rebels defeated near Fort Craig, 21; Canby occupies fronCanby occupies frontier posts. 22; Rebels advance to Fort Craig, 22; Santa Fa,acute; 24; fight at Apacha acute;Pass, 24; Rebels abandon the Territory, 25. New Orleans, Gen. Butler'ri, 559 to 562; at Nashville under Thomas, 562; helps defeat Hood, 684; rejoins Canby, and helps reduce Mobile, 721. Snicker's Gap, occupied by Lee's army, 212. 337; defeats Washburne, near Opelousas, 340-1; in Alabama, 721; surrenders to Gen. Canby, 754. Taylor, Gen. Geo. W., at Gaines's Mill, 156; is defeated by Jackson