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Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 342 4 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 333 11 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 19. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 292 10 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. 278 8 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 277 5 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 267 45 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 263 15 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 252 0 Browse Search
J. B. Jones, A Rebel War Clerk's Diary 228 36 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 228 22 Browse Search
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tary of war on November 24th assigned Gen. Joseph E. Johnston to command of the region embracing wehe purpose of correspondence and reports, General Johnston was to establish his headquarters at Chater President Davis visited Chattanooga, where Johnston's headquarters were, and going on to Murfreeshey inspected its defenses. While there Generals Johnston and Smith agreed upon an estimate of thertment and Vicksburg, and on December 22d General Johnston addressed a letter to Mr. Davis inclosingim. In this letter among other things, General Johnston said, Our great object is to hold the Miso Gen. T. H. Holmes, inclosing copies of Generals Johnston's and Smith's letters to himself, and after pressing upon him his own as well as General Johnston's view of the vital importance of preventionably the best that you should reinforce General Johnston so as to enable you successfully to meet . Returning to Jackson, Mr. Davis and General Johnston, December 26th, addressed the legislature[5 more...]
ade increased the force to 6,000. Gen. Joseph E. Johnston arrived at Jackson on the evening of ts at Jackson. On receiving the order from Johnston, Pemberton replied that he would at once movees favorable to the movement indicated by General Johnston. The others, including Major-Generals Lo miles from Edwards, and he sent a message to Johnston informing him, stating as his object to cut tay to Jackson. He also expressed a wish that Johnston would unite with him at Raymond. Johnston,e above second message to Pemberton was sent, Johnston, then ten miles north of Jackson, received Pbegan, Federal artillery opened on Loring. Johnston's first message had been sent in triplicate, ce he went to Crystal Springs and united with Johnston at Jackson. Thus Loring's division was los if they should be required. We want to whip Johnston at least fifteen miles off, if possible. U. Sthe great army which Sherman took out to meet Johnston. The letter above referred to bears date Jun[5 more...]
ttysburg. The return of the army which General Johnston had collected at Jackson for June 25th shon, June 30th, and on the evening of July 1st Johnston's army encamped between Brownsville and the Yson could hold out three weeks. On July 3d Johnston sent a messenger to advise Pemberton that he , appeared in strong force before his works. Johnston expected an immediate assault and posted his shing with light cannonading on the 11th, and Johnston telegraphed President Davis that if the positoying the railroad. On the night of the 16th Johnston withdrew his army toward Meridian, where he ston railroad in Alabama, with orders from General Johnston to cut the railroad between Chattanooga athe army of the Mississippi, October 23d, General Johnston retaining his position at the head of thea, besieged by Bragg, Chalmers was ordered by Johnston to harass the rear of Sherman's corps and desholson was in command of State troops. General Johnston reported November 7th: Present for duty,
he force he has appears perfectly plain. Meanwhile nothing more would be done at Chattanooga by Thomas than to threaten Johnston, who had succeeded Bragg in north Georgia, and try to hold his force there. I look upon the next line for me to secureand will agree with me that its destruction will do more to isolate the State of Mississippi than any single act. General Johnston, at Dalton, was at the same time reporting that on account of lack of troops and supplies for them, he could hope tohich the vessel was destroyed. Early in May, 1864, General Polk having united his infantry forces with the army under Johnston opposing Sherman's advance to Atlanta, Maj.-Gen. Stephen D. Lee was assigned to command of the department of Alabama, Mihe Confederates wounded was General Gholson. The total loss of the Federals was 220. About the time that Sherman and Johnston were maneuvering on the Chattahoochee, Grant was attacking Lee at Petersburg, and Early was making his dash at the Unite
ate, 1864— Atlanta campaign — Nashville campaign eastern Virginia campaign — Shenandoah Valley campaign. During the active military operations of 1864, the greater part of the military strength of Mississippi had been drawn to the army under Johnston and later under Hood. When General Polk went into north Georgia, where his life was soon to be sacrificed for the cause of the Confederacy, he took with him the Mississippi infantry which had served theretofore in the defense of the State, and they, added to the brigades which had fought under Bragg, formed a considerable part of the army which wrestled bloodily with Sherman all the way from Dalton to Atlanta in the summer of 1864. In the organization of Johnston's army of Tennessee, Anderson's and Walthall's Mississippi brigades were assigned to Gen. T. C. Hindman's division of John B. Hood's corps. Anderson's brigade, commanded by Brig.-Gen. Wm. F. Tucker, and later by Col. Jacob H. Sharp, included the Seventh Mississippi infant<
at that time as follows: Twelfth, Capt. A. K. Jones; Sixteenth, Lieut.-Col. James H. Duncan; Nineteenth, Col. Richard W. Phipps; Forty-eighth, Col. Joseph M. Jayne. The remnant of Humphreys' brigade, at its surrender at Appomattox under Captain Cherry, numbered 20 officers and 231 men; Davis' brigade had 21 officers and 54 men; and Harris' brigade had 33 officers and 339 men. Meanwhile the Mississippi infantry of the armies of Tennessee and Mississippi had joined the forces under Gen. J. E. Johnston for the defense of the Carolinas. Loring's division was there, forming part of Stewart's corps of three divisions, one of which was commanded by Walthall. The whole corps contained only 1,000 fighting men. Featherston's brigade, reinforced by part of several Arkansas regiments, included heroic fragments of the Third, Thirty-first, and Fortieth Mississippi, under Col. James M. Stigler; the First, Twenty-second and Thirty-third regiments and First battalion, under Col. Martin A. Oatis
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical. (search)
er Seven Pines. At the last-named battle General Johnston was wounded and the command of the army ogn of the Carolinas, surrendering with Gen. Jos. E. Johnston. Brigadier-General James Ronald Chaon's army, and marching eastward joined Gen. J. E. Johnston at Jackson. After the fall of Vicksburizens of all officers of Northern birth. General Johnston therefore addressed a communication to Mrh. President Davis in his reply informed General Johnston that General French was a citizen of Misstered upon his duties and was soon one of General Johnston's most trusted officers. The people of Md in his fidelity and honor. He served under Johnston and then under Polk in Mississippi, and was igadier-general and ordered to report to Gen. J. E. Johnston for duty with the brigade previously coably in reports of Gens. G. W. Smith and Joseph E. Johnston. Just before the Seven Days battles at ntry of Brigadier-Generals Brantly, Sharp and Johnston, all of whom had received notice of their pro[4 more...]