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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
h and the Seventeenth, commanded by his two favorite lieutenants, Sherman and McPherson. The former while returning from Jackson halted on the banks of the Big Blacver or impeding the progress of the divisions sent to Rosecrans' assistance. McPherson receives orders to detain Johnston's forces by a vigorous demonstration againtion of his troops, scattered over a vast territory, observe the movements of McPherson, who has advanced his lines as far as Canton, Mississippi. General Lee, quarts were drawn about the 15th of October to the left bank of Big Black River by McPherson's demonstration, but they are too far away to render Sherman uneasy. Therefor Dodge a large division, which is immediately started on the way by Hurlbut; McPherson sends by water, to Memphis, Tuttle's division, which closely follows Dodge. es. To supply them with provisions he needed much rolling-stock. He ordered McPherson to leave at Vicksburg only three locomotives and ten cars, and to send all th
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
n eastward, and the Seventeenth, which under McPherson was occupying the vicinity of Vicksburg. Thd westward to observe as closely as possible McPherson and Hurlbut. Loring's division, seven thous numbering four divisions. Sherman directed McPherson to have two of these ready to take the field's Creek at the foot of Champion's Hill, and McPherson, who had bivouacked at Edwards' Depot, had bgun, and compelled him to speedily retreat. McPherson, on his part, was marching rapidly on the trederal cavalry, takes them to be the head of McPherson's column and moves forward without further i miles, including eight bridges. Those that McPherson took westward, and especially southward beyo, remained in Vicksburg to form, with one of McPherson's, commanded by A. J. Smith, the expeditionad in the great school of Grant, Sherman, and McPherson. Porter and A. J. Smith, always ready to ac take the field: finally, it was summoned by McPherson on the Mississippi to defend the posts en ├ęc[3 more...]