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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 75 11 Browse Search
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley 67 5 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 49 1 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 34 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 27 9 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 26 2 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 24 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 23, 1862., [Electronic resource] 22 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 31. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 18 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 18 0 Browse Search
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amed operations was performed with much celerity. On arriving at Columbia, forty miles south of Nashville, General Buell found the bridge across Duck River destroyed, and the water too high to ford. He was delayed there until the morning of the 29th, when, the bridge having been rebuilt, he again started for Savannah, thence to Pittsburg Landing, a distance of about one hundred miles, which he accomplished in nine days, marching slightly more than eleven miles a day. His head of column, Nelson's division, arrived at Pittsburg Landing at 3 o'clock P. M. on the 6th of April, the march from Savannah having been hurried in order to reach the field of Shiloh, from which the sound of the battle was plainly heard. The united armies of Grant and Buell (his five divisions) would have presented a well-disciplined and fully equipped force of about 84,000 men. Against this we could not possibly bring more than 38,500 infantry and artillery, 4300 cavalry, and fifty field guns. This estimat
our troops reach the Tennessee river. Colonel Webster's batteries. arrival of Ammen's brigade, Nelson's division, of Buell's army. its inspiriting effect upon the enemy. the gunboats. intrepidityw arriving from Savannah, on the opposite bank, below Pittsburg Landing, and Ammen's brigade, of Nelson's advance division, had been thrown across and placed in support of Webster's battery, at five o'clock. Generals Buell and Nelson were both present on the field. General Nelson's Report, Record of the Rebellion, vol. IV. p. 413. Behind these forces and below the bluff was the remainder of GGeneral Nelson's Report, Record of the Rebellion, vol. IV. p. 413. Behind these forces and below the bluff was the remainder of Grant's army, its flight arrested by the river, and its masses tossing in uncontrollable panic and disorder. Agate, Record of the Rebellion, vol. IV. p. 393. See also General Buell's Report, vol. IVr friend and foe. The gunboats, all through the night, at the suggestion, it was said, of General Nelson, threw shells into the Confederate bivouacs, the dim light of the camp-fires guiding them in
the 6th. firing resumed early next morning. Nelson's brigades cross the Tennessee. positions takas follows: General Buell first formed General Nelson's division next to the river as the left oe formed—Crittenden's division on the right of Nelson's, with a space for McCook's on his right, whed a half long, about half the distance between Nelson's left and Wallace's right. The left flank was placed in reserve in proximity. In front of Nelson was an open field, partially screened by woodskirmishers encountered by the advanced line of Nelson's division were those of Forrest's cavalry regds, to take position on Hardee's right flank. Nelson's advancing line soon encountered Chalmers's bsupported by batteries. They not only checked Nelson's force, but compelled it to fall back some di officer to call earnestly for aid. Meanwhile, Nelson's left brigade, under Ammen, was sorely presseommand, in addition also to Ammen's brigade of Nelson's division, whose timely crossing, the day bef[15 more...]
mand the hurried advance of the army of the Ohio. But General Nelson [commanding the leading division], ignorant of this prefore General Buell thought it necessary to give orders to Nelson, other divisions, to which the speed of the first had beenally manifest. Telegraphic communications between him and Nelson were established on the 3d of April. The latter telegraph Landing would not be ready before the 8th. Nevertheless, Nelson hastened on, and it was well he did, for he gave motion toe that he should give him support, he gave an order to General Nelson to march his division up to Pittsburg Landing, and, tantemplated, and mentioned the fact that he had ordered General Nelson to move with his division to opposite Pittsburg LandinHalleck, sent from Savannah, April 5th, he said: General Nelson's division has arrived. The other two of General Bueleck their antagonists. See Reports of Generals Wallace, Nelson, Crittenden, etc., and Correspondence of Agate, in Record
and, 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 Generalt, kept up until nightfall. 18. General Buell, in his Report (Record of the Rebellion, vol. IV. p. 410), says: General Nelson arrived with Colonel Ammen's brigade at this opportune moment. It was immediately posted to meet the attack at that hat result. The attack at that point was not renewed. Night having come on, the firing ceased on both sides. 19. General Nelson (Record of the Rebellion, vol. IV. p. 413), in his Report, says: The gallantry of the 36th Indiana, supported by f the Rebellion, vol. IV. p. 415, we take the following passage: On the top of the bank we were cheered by a sight of Nelson, with his wellknown overcoat and feathered hat. Sixth Ohio, I expect a good account from you! Yes! Yes! Hurrah! and wit