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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
ap with about three thousand men and fourteen pieces of artillery, while General Samuel Jones, commanding troops of all arms, was guarding the most elevated section ontering Knoxville without firing a gun. Buckner's troops were thus cut in two. Jones, faithful to the task which had been assigned to him long before, was falling, rnside had to be master of the road which traverses Cumberland Gap and to drive Jones' troops into Virginia. That was his first care. Courcy's brigade, in order toe, he might yet have reached Virginia through the valley of Powell's River; but Jones, himself being imprudent, sent word to him to hold his ground and promised promg the banks of the upper Kanawha, where we have left him, had come to reinforce Jones between Bristol and Abingdon. In another direction, Burnside, as soon as he hath and 14th of the month on Jonesborough, whence he expected to advance against Jones and Jackson, to drive them into Virginia, and push on perhaps as far as Abingdo
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
ned the latter in front of the Blue Springs pass. Finally, at five o'clock in the afternoon, Burnside, believing that Foster had accomplished his movement, caused Jones' position to be attacked by Ferrero's division. The Confederate line did not resist long. The shadows of night put a stop to the operations of the Unionists, buto occasion do the Confederates know how to combine their efforts against Burnside. It is at the moment when Stevenson and Cheatham are idle at Athens that General Samuel Jones, who is in command in Western Virginia, receives orders to assume offensive movements with Ransom's division. This division is scattered on the right banlle all the scattered detachments of his army with the exception of Willcox's division, which will yet remain some time near Bull's Gap, so as to hold back General Samuel Jones, and will then retire, with all its wagons, to Cumberland Gap. This division will thus hold, always ready to open, the gate which leads from Kentucky into
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
orks, take the Rutledge road. Martin with the cavalry, including his division and Giltner's and Jones' brigades, is charged with the care of covering the retreat. At daybreak he evacuates the appruired by Bragg: it will proceed to join the latter by crossing the mountains of North Carolina. Jones' cavalry brigade crosses at Bean's Station Notwithstanding its name, Bean's Station is not ontreet's rearguard to Mooresburg, and Martin's beyond the Holston. Martin's rearguard, formed by Jones' brigade, awaits the Federals in the village of Morristown, and abandons it to them only after aby the river, on the right by the mountains, must endeavor to prevent the retreat of the enemy. Jones' two brigades, passing to the northward of Clinch Mountain, will occupy, at the neck of Bean's So turn the Federal positions. Martin, delayed in his progress, has not yet crossed the Holston; Jones, on the contrary, arrived too soon at Bean's Station Gap, captured some of the enemy's wagons, a