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William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 11 (search)
on used to call hard pounding, and of what General Grant has designated as continuous hammering. when, on the morning of Thursday, May 5th, Generals Grant and Meade reached Old Wilderness Tavern. though he was in the result of the battle, General Grant was, nevertheless, not dismayed nor cast de distance in each case is about equal. General Grant (Report, p. 7) states, that the enemy havirations before the lines of Spottsylvania, General Grant had carried out with much fidelity, but velearly set forth in papers not embodied by General Grant in his official report, that Butler's acti's guns thundering on the north side. But, as Grant's guns were never heard thundering on the nortk up the offensive under instructions from General Grant to move on Staunton and destroy the railrociples so different from those followed by General Grant, that I cannot avoid citing it here. Turelts on me as General Grant did on Lee. General Grant also effected turning movements of the sam[88 more...]
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 12 (search)
he change of base. The determination of General Grant to transfer the army, by a flank march, tofront of it, it must be borne in mind that General Grant was acting under an Administration that wa Napoleon: Memoirs, vol. III, p. 203. General Grant manifested as much moral firmness in adopt that this menace by Warren deceived Lee as to Grant's actual purpose, and caused him to anticipatequiry what he was doing during this time. General Grant makes this delay the ground of implied cen this campaign. It would seem as though General Grant expected that Petersburg would fall an easbjective, Hancock received a dispatch from General Grant, directing him to use all haste in gettingn neared Old Courthouse, the dispatch from General Grant, directing the march to join Smith, was reor the non-capture of Petersburg. As Lieutenant-General Grant states that he threw forward the Army by each combatant. This was indeed the case: Grant had designed to seize it before the Confederat[3 more...]