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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
the 7th of November. On the 6th, Grant embarked upon three transport-ships, with five regiments of infantry, one of cavalry, and a section of artillery, three thousand one hundred and fourteen men in all, forming two small brigades, under General McClernand and Colonel Dougherty. In the mean while, demonstrations were made upon both sides of the river, one from Bird's Point and the other from Fort Holt, but they were undertaken by such small parties, obliged to stop at a distance so remote fr out of their entrenchments for the purpose of meeting the assailants, the combat soon becomes general. Most of the Federals have never been under fire, but they bear themselves bravely, owing to the example set to them by their chief. Grant, McClernand, who, although a general, is making his first essay in war, Colonels Logan and Buford, who were afterwards to achieve so much distinction, are all in the thickest of the fight. The Confederates, closely pressed, are soon driven out of the wood
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
ry, Grant embarked with the two divisions of McClernand and C. F. Smith on several of those large st his brigade. This division, placed between McClernand, who held the right, and Smith, commanding tglesby's brigade, which formed the centre of McClernand's division, and which the Confederates were L. Wallace, who was encamped on the left of McClernand, and whom the noise of the battle had alreadades of W. Wallace, which formed the left of McClernand, and of Cruft, who had come to his assistancter could have time to look about him. While McClernand's regiments were forming again, those of Wal were scattered, but a reinforcement sent by McClernand arrived in time to take their place. In t in occupying a good position on the left of McClernand, who is beginning to be sorely pressed in hihe first line, under the command of Hurlbut, McClernand, and Sherman. The moment has arrived for thing up since morning on his right. Hurlbut, McClernand, and Sherman reanimate their worn-out troops[15 more...]