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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 773 5 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 581 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 468 2 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 344 2 Browse Search
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de anxiety of government Grant's calmness Longstreet moves against Burnside Grant's counter-planbel prisoners universally stated that all of Longstreet's corps was engaged. I have no other author not idle. On the 3d of November, Lieutenant-General Longstreet, one of the ablest officers of theers were confident of success. On the 11th, Longstreet said to Bragg, from Sweetwater: There are maee days before the movement was suggested to Longstreet, Grant informed Burnside: It is reported, onld undoubtedly have had the effect to recall Longstreet; but, now, it was possible that the troops sowards Cumberland gap and the upper valley. Longstreet is said to be near the Little Tennessee, witof the Ohio army. By holding on, and placing Longstreet between the Little Tennessee and Knoxville, d from you since the 14th. What progress is Longstreet making, and what are your chances for defendre. I think our movements, here, must cause Longstreet's recall within a day or two, if he is not s[23 more...]
rough to the railroad, between Cleveland and Dalton, and Longstreet thus cut off from communication with the south; but, beihe exigencies of the case as any one here possibly can. Longstreet's force may be larger than was supposed. Communication the Cumberland, until the result of present movements by Longstreet is known. I think it better, therefore, to let the boatked them to whose command they belonged. They answered, Longstreet's corps; whereupon Grant called out: What are you doing Bragg's movements. Buckner's division had gone to join Longstreet on the 22d, and another had started, but was brought baced east, to break up all communication between Bragg and Longstreet. Howard was directed to move to Parker's gap, and thencalry; and portions of five brigades of Wheeler were with Longstreet. Still, the six thousand prisoners, to say nothing of te 22d of November, absolutely sent Buckner's division to Longstreet, who was lustily calling for aid, in East Tennessee. A
ach of Sherman raising of siege retreat of Longstreet Burnside sends Sherman back to Hiawassee Pd we shall not only relieve him, but destroy Longstreet. The next day, he wrote to Granger, at lengand wished to withdraw towards Virginia; but Longstreet was firm, and said: Our only safety is in maanders was chosen as the point of attack by Longstreet, because success, here, involved the destrucnnouncing the defeat of Bragg, and directing Longstreet to cooperate with the retreating columns frournside move out of Knoxville, in pursuit of Longstreet, and Granger move in, Sherman put his own coed the state. To Foster, on the 12th: Drive Longstreet to the furthest point east you can. And on rke was sent out after the fleeing enemy. Longstreet had been ordered, some days before, to sendsent with forces sufficient alone, to defeat Longstreet; and, notwithstanding the long distance the two divisions from Johnston had been sent to Longstreet, he directed Thomas to send at least ten tho[51 more...]
ound, and suffered all the ills of border territory in time of civil war; and Grant, ordered to the command of the entire region between the Mississippi and the Alleghanies, had checked the advance of Bragg, it is true, but even he had not yet driven the great rebel army of the West far beyond the northern boundaries of Georgia; for Johnston, the successor of the unlucky Bragg, still confronted the most formidable force that the government could accumulate in all its Western territory, and Longstreet occasionally threatened to assume the offensive in East Tennessee. In the Eastern theatre of war, no real progress had been made during three disastrous years. The first Bull Run early taught the nation that it had to contend with skilful, brave, and determined foes. Then came McClellan's labors in the organization of an army, and his sad campaign on the Richmond Peninsula; after this, the still heavier reverses of Pope's career—heavier, because they followed so close on the heels of
Appendix to chapter XI. Instructions of General Bragg to General Longstreet. headquarters, Department of Tennessee, Missionary ridge, 4th Nov., 1863. General: You will move with your command (McLaw's and Hood's divisions, and Alexander's and Lyden's artillery battalions), as indicated in our conference yesterday. Major-General Wheeler will make the necessary arrangements for the cavalry, and probably accompany it—at least for a time. He is thoroughly acquainted with Middle Tennesplease keep open the telegraphic communication with us here, and see to the repair and regular use of railroad to Loudon. The latter is of the first importance, as it may become necessary in an emergency to recall you temporarily. I hope to hear from you fully and frequently, general, and sincerely wish you the same success which has ever marked your brilliant career. I am, general, Very respectfully and truly yours, Braxton Bragg, General. General James Longstreet, commanding corps