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ction between the two armies of Burnside and Rosecrans, as had been previously ordered. As the couo secure its fords and cover his own and General Rosecrans's communications from rebel raids. Withnt, H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. Major-General Rosecrans, Murfreesboro, Tenn. headquarters Dethe other could move to its assistance. General Rosecrans, on the twenty-fifth of June, commenced icable by our forces. In the words of General Rosecrans's official report: ‚ÄĚThus ended a nine da H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. To Major-General Rosecrans, Chattanooga. On the same day theCorinth and Tuscumbia, to cooperate with General Rosecrans, should the rebels attempt that movement masses of the enemy, when, according to General Rosecrans's report, General Wood, overlooking the s, Generals McCook and Crittenden; also, General Rosecrans, who was on that part of the line. His t completely cutting off the supplies of General Rosecrans's army. Fortunately for us, the line of[38 more...]
he War Department referred to, to Major-General A. E. Burnside, at Knoxville, and to Major-General W. S. Rosecrans, at Chattanooga. My action in telegraphing these orders to Chattanooga in advanceost impassable road from Stevenson, Alabama, to Chattanooga, Tennessee, and his fears that General Rosecrans would fall back to the north side of the Tennessee River. To guard further against the pok for Memphis, where it was to form part of an army to be sent to Chattanooga to reenforce General Rosecrans. I designated the First division, and at four P. M. the same day it marched for Vicksbuemphis and Charleston Railroad, to Athens, Ala., and thence report by letter for orders to General Rosecrans, commanding the army of the Cumberland at Chattanooga; to follow substantially the railroaepairing it as I moved; to look to my own lines for supplies, and in no event to depend on General Rosecrans for supplies, as the roads to his rear were already overtaxed to supply his present army.
ster, which laid open Eastern Tennessee and South-Western Virginia to hostile operations, and broke the line of communication between the seat of government and Middle Tennessee. This easy success of the enemy was followed by an advance of General Rosecrans into Georgia, and our army evacuated Chattanooga and availed itself of the opportunity thus afforded of winning, on the field of Chickamauga, one of the most brilliant and decisive victories of the war. This signal defeat of General RosecraGeneral Rosecrans was followed by his retreat into Chattanooga, where his imperilled position had the immediate effect of relieving the pressure of the invasion at other points, forcing the concentration, for his relief, of large bodies of troops withdrawn from the armies in the Mississippi valley and in Northern Virginia. The combined forces thus accumulated against us in Tennessee so greatly outnumbered our army as to encourage the enemy to attack. After a long and severe battle, in which great carnage wa
ps properly and fill the vacant space. [General Rosecrans's testimony.] There was not only no timeort to him in person in the field. As General Rosecrans, in the correction of his testimony, sayerence by myself to one of my brigades. General Rosecrans's recollection has not served him correc was compelled to rely upon the guide of General Rosecrans, who assured me there was no other route did not, immediately after reporting to General Rosecrans, return to Rossville, on which my troopsh of September, 1863. At the same time, General Rosecrans referred to statements made by Brigadierth in the order convening this Court. General Rosecrans also states in the letter referred to: Bhad sent, on the first view, two aids to General Rosecrans, to describe my situation, and ask immed anticipation of the order received from General Rosecrans, then at Chattanooga, sent by telegraph army, and according to the testimony of General Rosecrans and others, unquestionably saved Chattan[12 more...]
Doc. 105.-the negroes in Missouri. An order by General Rosecrans. headquarters Department of the Missouri, St. Louis, Tuesday, March 1, 1864. I. Missouri, for the Coming year, needs all the slave and other labor she has within her own border. Humanity, as well as justice, forbids sending away to other States our helpless slaves. Moreover, bad men have been engaged in stealing and carrying negroes out of the State, and selling even those who were free. The exportation of negroesfit for service; but when they take a slave recruit, the master must receive the descriptive list specified in paragraph fifth, General Orders, No. 135, of November fourth, 1863, from these headquarters, evidencing this claim on the Government; and the result is thenceforth under the charge of the United States, and if found unfit for service on a final examination, is entitled to a discharge and his freedom. By command of Major-General Rosecrans. O. D. Greene, Assistant Adjutant-General.