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John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 179 35 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 85 3 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. 65 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 49 1 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 47 3 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. 46 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 45 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 42 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 39 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 39 23 Browse Search
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was in position on the left, Hardee's in the centre, and Cheatham's on the right. Orders were given to Generals Hardee ands across Peach Tree creek and the passage of troops. General Cheatham was directed to reconnoitre in front of his left; to Smith's Georgia State troops were posted on the right of Cheatham, and it was impossible for Schofield or McPherson to assissembled the three corps commanders, Hardee, Stewart, and Cheatham, together with Major General G. W. Smith, commanding Geor Stewart's Corps on the left, Hardee's in the centre, and Cheatham's on the right entrenched. My object was to crush Thomas and then turn upon Schofield and McPherson. To do this, Cheatham was ordered to hold his left on the creek, in order to se of the enemy on the right, it became necessary to extend Cheatham a division front to the right. To do this, Hardee and St-half division front to the right, in order to afford General Cheatham an advantageous position to hold in check McPherson a
their fitness to be occupied by Stewart's and Cheatham's Corps, together with the Georgia State troo three corps commanders, Hardee, Stewart, and Cheatham, together with Major General Wheeler, command neighbor, in the hour of battle. Stewart, Cheatham, and G. W. Smith, were ordered to occupy soon, and to attack with Hardee at daylight. General Cheatham, who was in line of battle on the right ahnston. At dawn on the morning of the 22d Cheatham, Stewart, and G. W. Smith, had, by alternatin the left of the enemy, which was in front of Cheatham's right and Shoupe's artillery. A considerabion of the enemy upon Hardee, I commanded General Cheatham, about 3 p. m., to move forward with his ield. A heavy enfilade fire, however, forced Cheatham to abandon the works he had captured. Majoy forward with his State troops in support of Cheatham's attack, but was eventually forced to retireline, remained in the presence of the enemy. Cheatham captured five guns and five or six stands of [6 more...]
confer with Lieutenant Generals Stewart and S. D. Lee, as to operations around Atlanta. It is of the utmost importance that Hardee should be relieved at once. He commands the best troops of this Army. I must have another commander. Taylor or Cheatham will answer. Hardee handed in his resignation a few days since, but withdrew it. Can General Cobb give me all the reserve regiments he has? J. B. Hood, General Major General Gustavus W. Smith, in his official report of the operations of theat in Tennessee. Shortly after my arrival at Gadsden, General Beauregard reached the same point; I at once unfolded to him my plan, and requested that he confer apart with the corps commanders, Lieutenant Generals Lee and Stewart, and Major General Cheatham. If after calm deliberation, he deemed it expedient we should remain upon the Alabama line and attack Sherman, or take position, entrench, and finally follow on his rear when he moved south, I would of course acquiesce, albeit with reluc
uacked in advance of Florence. Stewart's and Cheatham's Corps were instructed also to cross the samady in advance of Florence, and Stewart's and Cheatham's Corps under orders to cross the river. Mnight, and move at dawn the next morning with Cheatham's Corps — whose right was then resting near tsion above mentioned, I rode with my staff to Cheatham's right, passed over the bridge soon after daurne's Division, followed by the remainder of Cheatham's Corps, as it marched by seemingly ready forG. Harris, to hasten forward and impress upon Cheatham the importance of action without delay. I knning, as they approached and formed to attack Cheatham. At this juncture, the last messenger returnnce directed Stewart to halt, and, turning to Cheatham, I exclaimed with deep emotion, as I felt the. Guides were at once furnished to point out Cheatham's right to General Stewart, who was ordered the main body of the Army. I sent anew to General Cheatham to know if at least a line of skirmishers[18 more...]
Stewart's Corps was first in order of march; Cheatham followed immediately, and Lieutenant General h his position in front of the enemy. Major General Cheatham's Corps, as it arrived in turn, filed ocust saplings in the vicinity. Soon after Cheatham's Corps was massed on the left, Major Generalisposition of his troops. Shortly afterward, Cheatham and Stewart reported all in readiness for actee's Corps, moved gallantly to the support of Cheatham; although it made a desperate charge and succmarched in advance, followed by Stewart's and Cheatham's Corps, and the troops bivouacked that nightFranklin pike; Stewart occupied the left, and Cheatham the right — their flanks extending as near ths Corps moving in front, followed by those of Cheatham and Stevenson. The Army bivouacked in line oed in the direction of Tupelo, at which place Cheatham's Corps, the last in the line of march, went after the West Tennessee regiments of Major General Cheatham's Corps had been furloughed, as well a[4 more...]
ly useless from their position; Stewart's and Cheatham's Corps to take position and construct works e succeeded in forcing back the enemy's left, Cheatham was to take up the movement from his right, am. About 4 p. m. our infantry forces--Major General Cheatham in the advance — commenced to come in a guide and ordered to move his corps beyond Cheatham's, and place it across the road beyond Spring officers was sent to show Stewart where his (Cheatham's) right rested. In the dark and confusion hohnson's Division, followed immediately after Cheatham's Corps towards Franklin. I arrived near Fra about attacking the enemy with Stewart's and Cheatham's Corps, and he directed me to place Johnson'o conform to his new line. During the night, Cheatham's Corps was withdrawn from my right and movedm. About 4 p. m. our infantry forces, Major General Cheatham in the advance, commenced to come in ce flank of their column to protect it; Major General Cheatham was ordered at once to attack the enem[29 more...]