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, with very little rest, Gen. Rosecrans ordered all but those on the skirmish line to lie down, while five days rations should be issued to them, and that they should start in pursuit of the enemy early next morning ; but, just before sunset, Gen. McPherson arrived, with five fresh regiments from Gen. Grant, and was given the advance on the trail of the flying enemy, whom he followed 15 miles next day; Oct. 5. having a skirmish with his rear-guard that night. Meantime, another division, whantage of ground, compelling our men to advance across open fields and up hills against them. Gen. Veatch was among our wounded. Van Dorn crossed the Hatchie that night at Crumm's Mill, 12 miles farther south, burning the bridge behind him. McPherson rebuilt the bridge and crossed next day; Oct. 6. continuing the pursuit to Ripley, followed by Rosecrans with most of his army, gathering up deserters and stragglers by the way. Rosecrans was anxiously eager to continue the pursuit, and tele
Lagrange; whence he pushed out Nov. 8. Gen. McPherson, with 10,000 infantry, and 1,500 cavalry, finally sending up J. E. Smith's brigade of McPherson's corps to the support of our left, under Osrts that Gregg's force numbered 6,000. Here McPherson and Logan were constantly under fire; the la before. A tremendous shower occurred while McPherson was making his dispositions, which delayed hme entering the city from the south-west. McPherson's loss in this collision was 37 killed, 228 d his left flank covered by a dense forest. McPherson's corps, except Ransom's brigade, soon came d his call for reenforcements, Grant ordered McPherson to advance whatever of his corps was still dter commanded by Brig-Gen. M. M. Crocker) of McPherson's corps. though the Rebels lost considerabl night, the passage of both McClernand's and McPherson's corps commenced at 8 A. M.; May 18. Gene started back to his original position with McPherson in the center; which he had not reached when[20 more...]
n. Halleck was announced as relieved from command at his own request, and assigned to duty in Washington as Chief of Staff to the Army. Gen. Grant, in a brief and modest order, assumed command, announcing that his headquarters would be in the field, and, until further orders, with the Army of the Potomac. Gen. W. T. Sherman was assigned to the command of the military division of the Mississippi, comprising the Departments of the Ohio, the Cumberland, the Tennessee, and the Arkansas; Gen. J. B. McPherson, commanding, under him, the Department and Army of the Tennessee. The residue of March and nearly the whole of April were devoted to careful preparation for the campaign. The Army of the Potomac, still commanded immediately by Gen. Meade, was completely reorganized; its five corps being reduced to three, commanded respectively by Gens. Hancock (2d), Warren (5th), and Sedgwick (6th). Maj.-Gens. Sykes, French, and Newton, with Brig.-Gens. Kenly, Spinola, and Sol. Meredith, were reli
Xxvii. Between Virginia and the Mississippi.—from Vicksburg to Abingdon Phillips's raid to Grenada McPherson advances from Vicksburg Forrest's raid to Jackson W. T. Sherman's advance to Meridian Sovy Smith's failure Osband's fight . Each party returned the way it came. They encountered little resistance, and their losses were inconsiderable. Gen. McPherson, with Tuttle's and Logan's divisions of infantry and Winslow's cavalry, 8,000 in all, was pushed out from Vicksburg ng with and pushing back Wirt Adams's cavalry and Cosby's, Logan's, and Whitman's brigades of infantry, until, finally, McPherson found himself confronted by a superior force, comprising Loring's division and other forces hurried down from Grenada away with more men and better horses than he led into Tennessee. Gen. Sherman, with four divisions of Hurlbut's and McPherson's corps, and a brigade of cavalry under Winslow, low, moved Feb. 3, 1864. eastward from Vicksburg through Jackson, c
683,8282,37760,773 Army of the Tennessee--Gen. McPherson: Infantry.Cavalry.Artillery.Total. 22,43d May 7. and feebly assailed it in front, McPherson flanked the enemy's left, moving down by Shiy entered Resaca in triumph next morning. McPherson crossed on our right at Lay's ferry next dayruck heavily at our right at Dallas, held by McPherson. But this attack gave our men the advantageof Kenesaw, and in front of Gens. Thomas and McPherson respectively; but the enemy's position was field's right: the latter advancing, and with McPherson, now on our extreme left, reaching forward t from the north-east. Obeying these orders, McPherson had broken up the railroad for some miles, w. Smith's division of Blair's corps; while Gen. McPherson, riding in fancied security through a woodad raided, unopposed, to Decatur, where were McPherson's wagons, and attempted to capture them ; bucessant fire of shell; Logan (now commanding McPherson's army) was directed to make the 15th corps [4 more...]
r at Ringgold, 445; killed at Franklin, 683. Clendenin, Major, captures raiders, 404. Clinton, Miss., captured by McPherson, 306. Cockrell, Gen., wounded at Franklin, 683. Coffey, Gen., in Missouri, 36; at Lone Jack, 36. Coggin's Poi7. Jacksonville, Fla., retaken by Unionists, 459; Union Convention at, 459, 532. Jackson City, Miss., captured by McPherson, 306; Sherman drives Johnston's army out of, 317. Jaensen, Major, killed before Vicksburg, 290. James river, scent Fort Donelson, 283. McNeil. Col. John, routs guerillas at Kirksville, Mo., 35-6: cooperates against Price, 560. McPherson, Gen. James B., at Corinth, 230; at Lamar, 286; triumphs at Raymond, 305; captures Clinton and Jackson, 306; at Champio station, 397; Gens. Meade and Buford cross the, 394; railroad destroyed by the Rebels rebuilt, 398. Raymond, Miss., McPherson's battle at, 305. Reagan, John H., captured at Irwinsville, 756. Reams's Station, Hancock's fight at, 593. Red