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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 465 3 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 382 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 375 5 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 344 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 303 1 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 283 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 274 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 267 1 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. 253 1 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 250 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: August 8, 1864., [Electronic resource], The Northern Presidential campaign — the War. (search)
y and Saturday, but not more than fifty in all. More success in Georgia--the enemy Twice repulsed — the raiders — another capture. The news from Georgia is still very exhilarating. Sherman, it appears, has ceased his attempts to flank General Hood, and has commenced his attacks on our front. On Saturday last he made two, both of which, as will be seen from the following official dispatch, failed: "Atlanta, August 6, 1864. "Hon. James A. Seddon, Secretary of War: "The enemy made two assaults to-day on Finley's and Lewis's brigades, of Bate's division, in Lee's corps, both of which were handsomely repulsed with loss to them. J. B. Hood, General." Sherman's case just now is very much like Grant's. He cannot flank his antagonist and he cannot retreat. He must come up in front. We believe Lookout Mountain (which, we trust, will never be repeated,) is the only case in which a Confederate army, of respectable numbers, was ever driven out of a position b
the 22d ultimo, but no later. It will be recollected that the enemy assaulted our works and General Hood repulsed and charged them in turn. "Personne," the correspondent of the Savannah Republican, ture, impregnable. The daring attacks of Wednesday and Friday have taught Sherman that in General Hood he has an adversary as fruitful in resources as he is audacious in execution, and hence the Yieutenant-General Stephen D. Lee is on his way here to assume command of the corps vacated by General Hood. Since about noon to-day the citizens have enjoyed the privilege for the first time, on fore the Yankees turned back. The question of supplies gives the army no concern as yet, and General Hood, judging from his admirable beginning, is likely to prove as good a provider as his predecess is a favorite remark among the men, when you ask them how they regard the change in commanders: "Hood is a splendid fighter, but for a commissary-general give us old Joe Johnston." Four hundred