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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 239 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 132 4 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 126 2 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 2: Two Years of Grim War. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 123 5 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 119 1 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 46 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 37 1 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 25 1 Browse Search
A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 24 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
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llying point in the central South. Van Dorn came across the Mississippi with his army of the West. Kirby Smith sent all he could spare from East Tennessee, and Pemberton a considerable force from the Atlantic coast. The governor of Mississippi was notified by President Davis on April 10th, Beauregard must have reinforcements to in the same way. The hat factories at Jackson and Columbus make 200 hats per day. We also have a manufactory at Jackson which turns out 50 blankets per day. The Pemberton works at Enterprise, and Dixie works at Canton, make not less than 60 wagons and ambulances per week. * * * Arrangements are now being made to start an extensiveafety require that a certain number of active men should remain within the State. On May 2, 1863, President Davis telegraphed Governor Pettus: Can you aid General Pemberton by furnishing for short service militia or persons exempt from military service, who may be temporarily organized to repel the invasion? The stout-hearted a
road bridge at Davis' Mills. On October 1st, Lieut.-Gen. John C. Pemberton had been assigned to the command of the departmuring possession of the whole of northern Mississippi. Pemberton had a very small force to oppose this gigantic combinatiovered that that place had been evacuated. On the 9th General Pemberton had ordered Van Dorn and Price and Lovell back to the at Delta and Friar's Point and moved toward Charleston. Pemberton again called for reinforcements, and suggested that Braggia, Alabama, Mississippi and eastern Louisiana, Lieutenant-General Pemberton remaining in command in Mississippi, with Van Df this dark hour, implored this anxious Mississippian. Pemberton reported on December 5th the advance of Grant on the Centmber 20th, General Van Dorn, in command of the cavalry of Pemberton's army, advanced by way of Pontotoc, and struck an equallwd of citizens in attendance. The President then visited Pemberton's army at Grenada, and subsequently returned to his post
t's work on the canal was soon checkmated by Pemberton, who strengthened the fortifications at Warrattitudes in Middle Tennessee, and Grant and Pemberton were both being called upon for help. A mov. Cockrell. On April 8th, Bowen telegraphed Pemberton, asking if he should cross the river with hi harass the enemy and report his movements. Pemberton was confirmed in his expectation of a battle Raymond had abandoned his plan of attack on Pemberton and began a movement of his entire army to st morning, after the above second message to Pemberton was sent, Johnston, then ten miles north of ft him. Let me hear from you immediately. Pemberton started out from Edwards toward Raymond on tckson. Thus Loring's division was lost to Pemberton, except a part of Lowry's regiment, under Maly messages were sent back and forth between Pemberton and Johnston. May 26th to June 4th an exp road were within twenty feet of our redan. Pemberton made another appeal to Johnston: My men have[40 more...]
1st Johnston's army encamped between Brownsville and the Yazoo river. Col. Wirt Adams, reconnoitering near Edwards, reported that the Federal line was weakest south of the railroad, and that the Federal army was suffering greatly from disease, and quite discouraged by its heavy losses. Many citizens, he said, express the confident belief that the climate alone will cause them to raise the siege if our garrison could hold out three weeks. On July 3d Johnston sent a messenger to advise Pemberton that he was about to make an attack, and he was making preparations to reconnoiter south of the railroad when he was advised of the capitulation. He then fell back to Jackson, reaching thereon the 7th; and on the 9th Sherman, with three corps of the Federal army, appeared in strong force before his works. Johnston expected an immediate assault and posted his forces on the intrenched line: Loring on the right, then Walker, French and Breckinridge to the left, while the cavalry under Jacks
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical. (search)
to assist in the defense of Vicksburg. He was assigned to the division of General Loring and was engaged in the battle of Baker's Creek. At the close of this disastrous struggle General Loring found his division cut off from the main body of Pemberton's army, and marching eastward joined Gen. J. E. Johnston at Jackson. After the fall of Vicksburg, Loring's division, to which Featherston's brigade was attached, served under General Polk in Mississippi. In the spring of 1864 these troops mardepartment of southern Virginia and North Carolina, with headquarters at Petersburg. May 28, 1863, he was ordered to report to Gen. Joseph E. Johnston at Jackson, Miss. There was much discouragement at that time in the Southwest on account of Pemberton's disastrous defeats in the field and because of the fact that Vicksburg was now closely besieged. There was also much distrust among soldiers and citizens of all officers of Northern birth. General Johnston therefore addressed a communicati