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Co-operation of the governors of adjacent states. troops poorly armed and equipped. the enemy begins Landing at Pittsburg. arrival of Hurlbut's, Prentiss's, McClernand's, and the two Wallaces' divisions. force of the army opposing us. General Buell. his slow advance on Nashville. is at last aroused by order to unite his fostration, but one which confirmed General Beauregard in the opinion that Corinth would be the final objective point of the Federal movement. On the 13th, General McClernand's division of C. F. Smith's forces was crossed over to Crump's (or McWilliams's) Landing, on the west bank of the river, five or six miles above Savannah, t's division arrived, and was camped on his left, filling the space between his third and fourth brigades, but some distance in advance of the latter; afterwards McClernand's and W. H. L. Wallace's divisions were landed, the first placing itself within supporting distance of Sherman, and the second on the right of Hurlbut, forming
line, and between Sherman and Prentiss, lay McClernand's division; and two miles in rear, towards t his camps. General Sherman called upon General McClernand for assistance and gave notice of the atents of his left (Hildebrand's)brigade. General McClernand, responding promptly to General Sherman'. p. 407. Here the supporting regiments from McClernand's and Hurlbut's divisions pressed forward, a now wholly gave way, throwing disorder into McClernand's forces, who were driven back, abandoning Ws division fell farther back on the right of McClernand's, which had been well rallied, and formed o enemy's right with vigor, and Sherman's and McClernand's troops now rapidly gave way, the larger pa General Hardee was engaged on the left with McClernand's regiments and the remnants of Sherman's cothe remainder of that division, with some of McClernand's regiments, and fragments of Sherman's, on camps, still held by fragments of Wallace's, McClernand's, and Sherman's divisions. The forces on t[9 more...]
the direction of Hardee's line, then being formed near and beyond McClernand's old encampments, to the rear of which they retired soon afterwalock A. M., by several thousands of General Grant's troops, under McClernand and Hurlbut, it was held at bay until two brigades, Gibson's and ollected and formed into three divisions, under Generals Sherman, McClernand, and Hurlbut, in advance of the bivouacs of the first two commandved forward and reoccupied the ground on the extreme right of General McClernand's camp, where we attracted the fire of a battery located nearh his well-conducted division, I led the head of my column to General McClernand's right, formed line of battle facing south, with Buckland's hat part of the field, including Grant's forces under Sherman and McClernand, there were fully twenty thousand Federals opposed by not half thwould then have attacked successively, in flank, rear, and front, McClernand's and McCook's divisions; and afterwards, the other divisions tow
ry, three batteries of six pieces each, and some cavalry, and was reinforced by one brigade of McClernand's division, making in all over nine thousand men; and General Prentiss had three brigades of i offer a long resistance—he should have made a virtue of necessity, and, instead of calling on McClernand, in his rear, to come to his assistance, he should have ordered or requested him, Wallace, ande retired, fighting, on the right of the defensive position occupied by the three divisions of McClernand, Wallace, and Hurlbut, behind which his and Prentiss's shattered troops could have rallied as herman's and Prentiss's commands, they caught, on the wing and in succession, the divisions of McClernand, Wallace, and Hurlbut, who offered a gallant but ineffectual resistance to the persistent and nd, on the arrival of Cheatham's division in its proper place, compelled Wallace, Sherman, and McClernand to call earnestly on McCook, of Buell's army, for support. General Beauregard, therefore, fel
dge. Their newspaper report is very heavy. Unquestionably it was greater, even in proportion, than our own, on both days, for it was apparent to all that their dead left on the field outnumbered ours two to one. Their casualties, therefore, cannot have fallen many short of 20,000, in killed, wounded, prisoners, and missing. Through information derived from many sources, including the newspapers of the enemy, we engaged, on Sunday, the divisions of Generals Prentiss, Sherman, Hurlbut, McClernand, and Smith, of 9000 men each, or at least 45,000 men. This force was reinforced Sunday night by the divisions of Generals Nelson, McCook, Crittenden, and Thomas, of Major-General Buell's army, some 25,000 strong, including all arms; also General L. Wallace's division of General Grant's army, making at least 33,000 fresh troops; which, added to the remnant of General Grant's forces on Monday morning, amounting to 20,000, made an aggregate force of at least 53,000 men arrayed against us on t