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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
ersed the whole extent of ground occupied by Pemberton's command, destroying the telegraph lines, tle to cause the enemy to be watched closely, Pemberton could only obtain information of his movemennd Gulf, the-evacuation of which, ordered by Pemberton even before the combat at Port Gibson, was awhere was the enemy found in force. Indeed, Pemberton, instead of utilizing these four days to atton of Edwards' Station when a messenger from Pemberton brought him the fatal news of the battle of t that hour still near Jackson and Raymond. Pemberton, therefore, could have continued his march oto this period. But at this critical moment Pemberton could not have found ten thousand men to foltablished at Grand Gulf. During this time Pemberton was making active preparations for the siegeion and keep it for an assault or a sortie. Pemberton had a million more cartridges than percussioticed the slight, and, addressing himself to Pemberton, asked him how many rations were wanted for [148 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
years; they would show to Europe that the moment had arrived for reaching out a friendly hand to a power capable of maintaining its independence by such efforts. To Lee's army was awarded the great and perilous honor of performing this task. Pemberton had been shut up in Vicksburg with the remnants of his army since the 18th of May. Bragg's only care at Tullahoma was to free himself, without troubling himself about gaining the distant shores of the Ohio unless powerfully reinforced. It iincoln, written in that simple and noble style of which at times he seemed to possess the secret, announced to the people of the North that the invasion of the free States had been stopped. Three days later it was learned that at the same hour Pemberton had capitulated with his army and the citadel of Vicksburg. Joy was the more keenly felt because the danger had been so great. The war was about to enter into a new phase. The South, however, on learning her disasters, did not allow hersel
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Third winter. (search)
ce for fifteen or thirty days, according to the States to which they belonged, were granted as a reward in the proportion of twenty-four per cent. of the number of men on the rolls and in active service. But, great events were about to take place in the West. The Confederate government was secretly concentrating, under the command of Braxton Bragg, all the forces which could be disposed of. To Jefferson Davis' favorite was reserved the task of redeeming Lee's defeat and the disaster of Pemberton. To provide him with the necessary means the law of the 15th of July, calling under arms all the inhabitants of the Confederacy between eighteen and forty-five years of age, was not sufficient. It was resolved in the first days of September that Longstreet's corps should go by railway to reinforce Bragg's army: his arrival was to mark the opening of the campaign which we will relate in the next volume. He left a day or two before the 10th, and the Army of Northern Virginia was thus redu
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 6 (search)
,47174 Seventeenth corps15,5311,84417,37524,1951,27740 Ninth corps8,2184828,70011,93434016 Herron's division4,4907065,1966,10234312 Engineers and colored regiments3,6146854,2995026 —————————————————— Total115,26116,337131,598173,9948,049192 Incomplete. —————————————————— Confederate army of the Mississippi. (May 1, 1863.) Commander-in-Chief of the Armies of the Mississippi and Tennessee, General Joseph E. Johnston, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Mississippi, Lieutenant General Pemberton. Division, Bowen. Division, Bowen. Division, M. L. Smith. Brigade, Green. Brigade, Cockerell. Brigade, Gates. Brigade, Vaughn. Brigade, Shoupe. Brigade, Baldwin. Division, Stevenson. Division, Forney, Division, Forney, Division, Forney, Division, Loring. Division, Loring. Brigade, Reynolds. Brigade, Moore. Brigade, Lee. Brigade, Hebert. Brigade, Tilghman.