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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
, and of Shackelford's division of cavalry, comprising Carter's, Wolford's, and Foster's brigades — in all, some twenty thousand men. To these forces the Confederate ge on the Tennessee at Loudon, while Burnside was coming down upon Kingston and Foster was entering Knoxville without firing a gun. Buckner's troops were thus cut in rtillery, the Federals, about three hundred strong, were obliged to surrender. Foster's brigade was immediately sent out to avenge this defeat, but the Confederates, satisfied with their success, had already fallen back upon Watauga, and Foster, without more troops, did not venture to go so far to seek them. The conquest of Etrouble. They evacuated their works in the night and burned the bridge. While Foster's brigade, despatched in pursuit of the Confederates, was coming up with them noncentration of Bragg's army in the vicinity of La Fayette; on the same day General Foster had reported to him an unusual activity on the Richmond and Petersburg Rail
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
y divisions and one cavalry brigade under Shackelford to Bull's Gap, while Colonel Foster, ascending Lick Creek with a cavalry brigade, was going to cross the mountaings pass. Finally, at five o'clock in the afternoon, Burnside, believing that Foster had accomplished his movement, caused Jones' position to be attacked by Ferreroo the operations of the Unionists, but Williams was caught in the trap, because Foster, who had arrived in the evening on the southern side of the mountains, had only Instead of stationing himself with his entire brigade across the enemy's way, Foster sent a single regiment, the Fifth Indiana, on the road to Henderson's Mill, andp with all his force on the Fifth Indiana, easily opened a way through, without Foster being able to attempt to hold him. He left about a hundred and fifty prisoners hing like a hundred men at Blue Springs and nearly twenty at Henderson's Mill. Foster's guilty neglect had saved Williams. Burnside urged his infantry no farther.
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
ces to Athens, where he shall meet Granger and unite with him. On his side, General Foster, the designated successor to Burnside, who has just arrived at Cumberland Gost some fifty men, and reach their encampment on Powell River. Meanwhile, General Foster, who, after having succeeded Burnside in North Carolina, must again succeeds not seriously pressed by Burnside, whose cavalry alone is after him, and that Foster has not yet left Cumberland Gap. He profits by these facts to give a day of r detained him a few hours ere taking the road to the south. On the other hand, Foster started on the 6th, via Tazewell and Walker's Ford, toward the neck of Clinch M, besides. In fact, on receiving intelligence of the action at Bean's Station, Foster, who replaced Burnside on the 12th, directed on Blain's Cross-roads all the ford, it is true, on the 28th, but they are very insufficient, and Grant issues to Foster the order to suspend the campaign. Besides, throughout the valley of the Ten
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
pedition against Meridian, a demonstration which would prevent Johnston from sending any reinforcements to Polk. We must therefore turn back for a moment to the upper Tennessee Valley, which the Federals now hold entirely from Knoxville, whence Foster with the Army of the Ohio observes Longstreet, via Chattanooga, the headquarters of General Thomas and of the Army of the Cumberland, to near Decatur. General Logan with the Fifteenth corps guards the railroad between this town and Stevenson. Bss on an unhealthy coast Gillmore's little army, it was possible to find them useful employment elsewhere by sending them to North Carolina, where the greater part of them had been called the year before, and where General Peck, who had succeeded Foster since the latter's departure for Knoxville, found it difficult to hold his own: he was, in fact, threatened at Suffolk, at Plymouth, at Washington, at Newberne—posts very much exposed to the attacks of the enemy because they were accessible on m