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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 105 5 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 100 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 95 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. 72 6 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 71 7 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 70 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 67 9 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 52 2 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, The camp, the battlefield, and the hospital: or, lights and shadows of the great rebellion 50 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 47 3 Browse Search
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ragg, but got his forces together at Chickamauga creek by the 19th of September, although with infinite difficulty. Here Bragg attacked, and after two days fighting, succeeded in piercing the national centre, and demolishing the right wing of the army. Rosecrans himself hurried to Chattanooga, to prepare for its defence, and McCook and Crittenden also left the field. But Thomas held on, and although the whole bulk of the rebel army was now precipitated upon his single corps, Major-General Gordon Granger came upon the field with a division of about five thousand men, during the battle, and went at once, without orders, to the critical point, where his troops were of great use in resisting the onslaught of the rebels. His numbers are included in the estimate of forty-five thousand men as Rosecrans's strength in this fight. in the hope of getting between him and Chattanooga, Bragg was unable to accomplish this object, and finally abandoned the attempt. In the battle of Chickamauga
man battle-field of Chattanooga movement of Granger and Palmer capture of Orchard knoll advancerant's instructions, Thomas ordered Major-General Gordon Granger, commanding the Fourth corps, to fothe Fourteenth corps, was directed to support Granger's right with Baird's division, refused and inday be made historical. At a given signal, Granger moved forward into the plain, in front and onal fortifications, had watched the assault of Granger's corps. He was so frequently exposed to firthe instant that Grant gave the second order, Granger and Palmer moved their forces down the slope the railroad between Cleveland and Dalton. Granger will move up the south side of the Tennessee.nd also a supply of ammunition. I shall want Granger's expedition to get off by the day after to-ma road towards Greysville and Ringgold, while Granger's command returned to Chattanooga, with instrailroad crossing of the Hiawassee, to protect Granger's flank until he should get across that strea[6 more...]
pter 13: Knoxville still in danger Granger sent to Burnside Granger moves reluctantly rom the front, to Chattanooga, and found that Granger's corps had not yet started for the relief ofed to Foster: The Fourth corps, MajorGen-eral Granger commanding, left here to-day, with orders to estroy Longstreet. The next day, he wrote to Granger, at length: . . . . On the 23d instant, Generin the shortest possible time. . . . . But Granger moved with reluctance and complaint, and, on On the 1st of December, Sherman sent word to Granger, who was a day in advance, and had arrived atss before daylight; but the bridge broke, and Granger's corps with Davis's division was left on thes troops to halt, except the two divisions of Granger, which were directed to move forward to Littllared that he needed nothing from Sherman but Granger's command, which had been originally designedFourteenth corps was left at Chattanooga; and Granger's force remained all winter, stretched out be[8 more...]
s the limbs of a tree live or die with the main trunk. We have done much, but still much remains. Time, and time's influences, are with us. We could almost afford to sit still, and let these influences work. Here lies the seat of the coming empire; and from the West, when our task is done, we will make short work of Charleston and Richmond, and the impoverished coast of the Atlantic. On the 29th of December, Sherman had written to Grant: In relation to the conversation we had in General Granger's office, the day before I left Nashville, I repeat, you occupy a position of more power than Halleck or the President. There are similar instances in European history, but none in ours. For the sake of future generations, risk nothing. Let us riskā€”and when you strike, let it be as at Vicksburg and Chattanooga. Your reputation as a general is now far above that of any man living, and partisans will manoeuvre for your influence; but, if you can escape them, as you have hitherto done,