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Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 865 67 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 231 31 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 175 45 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 153 9 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 139 19 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 122 6 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 91 7 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 2 89 3 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. 88 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 55 5 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 1: effect of the battle of Bull's Run.--reorganization of the Army of the Potomac.--Congress, and the council of the conspirators.--East Tennessee. (search)
ch to the Confederate Congress, volume I., page 603. On the 28th of July, Generals Johnston and Beauregard issued a joint address to their soldiers, which was full oevements of the present and in predictions of the future, instead of directing Johnston and Beauregard to press on after the fugitives and capture Washington City, thhe people. While their tongues were jubilant, their hearts were misgiving. Johnston and Beauregard desired to press on, but the wisdom and the prudence of the fir the perilous movement was delayed until it was too late to hope for success. Johnston knew that it would be Madness to follow the retreating Nationals, and hurl hisarmy to move forward with safety, under such circumstances. Late in August, Johnston wrote to Beauregard: It is impossible, as the affairs of the commissariat are army was gathering and organizing, and drilling in front of Washington City. Johnston made his Headquarters at Grigsby's house in Centreville. From a photograph
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 3: military operations in Missouri and Kentucky. (search)
ery encouragement to the secessionists that common prudence would allow. They were permitted to form themselves into military organizations and enter the service of Tennessee or of the Confederate States; Many young men joined the Tennessee troops under Pillow, and with his army were transferred to the Confederate service. So early as the middle of May, organizations for the purpose had been commenced in Kentucky. On the 17th of that month, William Preston Johnston, a son of General A. Sidney Johnston, of the Confederate Army, in a letter to Governor Harris, from Louisville, said: Many gentlemen, impatient of the position of Kentucky, and desirous of joining the Southern cause, have urged me to organize a regiment, or at least a battalion, for that purpose. He offered such regiment or battalion to Governor Harris, on certain conditions, and suggested the formation of a camp for Kentucky volunteers, at Clarkesville or Gallatin, in Tennessee. This was one of many offers of the k
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 4: military operations in Western Virginia, and on the sea-coast (search)
f Wise, 97. Reynolds's command Lee plans for seizing and holding West Virginia Reynolds wounded, 98. attempt to capture the Summit foiled Lee repulsed at Elkwater, 99. he joins Floyd at Meadow Bluff conflict near traveler's repose, 100. Rosecrans and Lee between the Gauley and New Rivers Floyd driven from New River, 101. Benham's unsuccessful pursuit of Floyd Rosecrans retires Kelley in Western Virginia, 102. battle near Romney Milroy holds the Cheat Mountain region he fights Johnston, of Georgia, at Alleghany Summit, 103. expedition to Huntersville operations on the Seacoast, 104. burning of Hampton by Magruder General Wool at Fortress Monroe, 105. expedition to Hatteras Inlet, 107. captures of the forts and Hatteras Island Butler commissioned to raise troops in New England, 108. naval operations near Cape Hatteras perils of the Nationals on Hatteras Island, 109. Hawkins's proclamation attempt to establish a loyal civil Government in Eastern North Carolina, 1
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 7: military operations in Missouri, New Mexico, and Eastern Kentucky--capture of Fort Henry. (search)
186. battle of Valverde Texas Rangers, 187. Sibley's victories in, and final expulsion from New Mexico, 188. Albert Sidney Johnston in the West a Provisional Government in Kentucky, 189. War in Southern Kentucky, 190. battle of Prestonburg, 1f the whole southern portion of the commonwealth by Confederate troops, all of which were within the Department Albert Sidney Johnston. commanded by General Albert Sidney Johnston. That officer had been an able veteran in the army of the Republic,General Albert Sidney Johnston. That officer had been an able veteran in the army of the Republic, and was then about sixty years of age. He was a Kentuckian by birth, and his sympathies were with the conspirators. He was on duty in California when the war was kindling, and was making preparations, with other conspirators there, to array that State on the side of the Confederacy, Annual Cyclopaedia for 1862. Article — A. S. Johnston. when he was superseded in command by Lieutenant-Colonel E. V. Sumner, of Massachusetts. Johnston then abandoned his flag, joined the conspirators in activ
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 9: events at Nashville, Columbus, New Madrid, Island number10, and Pea Ridge. (search)
e of Mississippi. During all the time that the Confederates held that section of the country, Grand Junction was the scene of large gatherings of troops. See page 348, volume I. on the southern border of that State; Corinth, in Mississippi, and Decatur, in Alabama, all of them along the line of the Charleston and Memphis Railway, that stretches from the Mississippi to the Atlantic seaboard — were made places for the rendezvous of troops from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. And while Johnston was fleeing southward before the followers of the energetic Mitchel, to join his forces to those of Beauregard, the latter was gathering an army at Corinth to confront a most serious movement of the Nationals up the Tennessee River, already alluded to. While Grant and Foote were pulling down, the strongholds of rebellion in Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky, the National troops, under Samuel R. Curtis. Generals Curtis, Sigel, and others, were carrying the standard of the Repub
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 10: General Mitchel's invasion of Alabama.--the battles of Shiloh. (search)
-houses were soon built. The Confederates under Johnston, as we have observed, hastened from Nashville to Ming. It is said to have been performed just after Johnston had fled from Nashville, and Morgan was scouting aen he might be expected. On the first of April, Johnston was informed that Van Dorn and Price were making tof the position and number of his opponent's army, Johnston was. about to move forward on the 5th, See pagethere was peril in delay. If Buell should arrive, Johnston's golden opportunity might be lost. Becoming sati early on Sunday morning, the 6th of April, General Johnston issued a stirring order to his troops when the been killed, and their Commander-in-chief, General A. S. Johnston, who had almost recklessly exposed himself,eavy, including our commander-in-chief, General Albert Sidney Johnston, who fell gallantly leading his troops er edge of that encampment the dead body of General A. S. Johnston was found. It was in front of this division
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 14: movements of the Army of the Potomac.--the Monitor and Merrimack. (search)
cided on the movement to the Peninsula. That Johnston was ignorant of the intended flank movement athe seizure of Centreville and Manassas, when Johnston suddenly gave orders for a general retreat, aa, and influenced by the masterly movement of Johnston from Manassas, General McClellan somewhat charly eight thousand men, when, early in March, Johnston evacuated Manassas. That evacuation was folln, for it was to occupy a position to prevent Johnston turning back from the Rappahannock to sack thon Magruder before he could be re-enforced by Johnston, and hoping by rapid movements to drive or ca Richmond. He knew the ability and energy of Johnston, and anticipated what really happened, namelyerson Davis's Chief of Staff, and both he and Johnston considered the Peninsula, with the probabilits push rapidly to the head of the Peninsula. Johnston's desire was to concentrate all his forces arthe Confederate commander was given to him by Johnston himself. At that time the whole sea-coast bel[8 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 15: the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula. (search)
is and two of his so-called cabinet, and Generals Johnston, Lee, and Magruder, held a council at thn through Williamsburg, had been sent back by Johnston to support that rear-guard, for the pressure struggling comrades, until a large portion of Johnston's army in that region were in the conflict. drowned several soldiers. but was unknown to Johnston and his officers. It was upon a high bank aboners, and was following the more advanced of Johnston's army, in a rapid march toward the Chickahomcial reports, the entire body of troops under Johnston, then below the Chickahominy, did not exceed At Williamsburg the pursuit really ended, and Johnston was permitted to place the Chickahominy and in and other troops, forming the rear-guard of Johnston's retreating forces, when a spirited engageme As we have observed, McClellan's pursuit of Johnston nearly ended at Williamsburg, where his sick appearance of McClellan on the Peninsula drew Johnston's main body from the Rapid Anna to the defens[3 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 16: the Army of the Potomac before Richmond. (search)
Richmond, especially among the conspirators. General Johnston is falling back from the Peninsula, wrote a ni This action was in accordance with the wishes of Johnston, and it is believed by his inspiration. But for tor crossing the Chickahominy had been prepared; Johnston had caused all the bridges across the Chickahominying the passage of re-enforcements and supplies to Johnston's army. The railway bridge over the South Anna wahe Army of the Potomac. The skillful and vigilant Johnston had observed with special satisfaction the perilout region the roads radiate from Richmond, and gave Johnston advantages of position for attack or retreat. In hat morning captured Lieutenant Washington, one of Johnston's aids, and he was sent to Keyes. His conduct sat. Smith. That officer, who was accompanied by General Johnston, had been held in check by the latter until fo, he would follow the way down the Peninsula which Johnston cane up. So he kept the great bulk of his army on
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 19: events in Kentucky and Northern Mississippi. (search)
ncreased by several hundred recruits from the young men of Kentucky, and he roamed about the heart of the State, plundering and destroying with very little molestation. On the 12th July, 1862. he attacked and defeated Unionists under Lieutenant-Colonel Johnston at Lebanon, Kentucky, the termination of the Lebanon branch of the Louisville and Nashville railway. He captured the place, and made the commander and twenty-six soldiers and Home Guards prisoners. His raid was so rapid and formidabl the close of May, 1862, and was one of the few dwellings in that village that survived the storms of the war. It was used as a hospital, and bore many scars made by the conflict. During the occupation of Corinth by the Confederate Army, General A. S. Johnston's quarters were at the Tishamingo Hotel (which was burned), Polk's were at the house of the widow Hayes, and Hardee's at the house of Dr. Stout. Bragg's Headquarters. opposite side of the square. But their triumph was short lived. The