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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 17 (search)
Guns, 96.  Army of the Ohio, Major-General Schofield.  Men. Infantry11,183 Artillery679 Cavaland have signified only to the former, viz., Schofield, Thomas, and McPherson, our general plans, ws of the Army of the Ohio, will operate with Schofield on his left front — it may be, pushing a sel Catoosa, and his right at Leet's Tan-yard. Schofield was at Red Clay, closing upon Thomas's left;lt jubilant. I renewed orders to Thomas and Schofield to be ready for the instant pursuit of what iles to my right rear, near the nitre-caves; Schofield was about six miles north, and Hooker betweeand to march rapidly to attack and overwhelm Schofield, who was known to be separated from Thomas bs, we lay by some few days in that quarter — Schofield with Stoneman's cavalry holding the ground atween Davis and Hooker. Meantime, also, General Schofield was closing up on Thomas's left. Satied and Missing.Wounded.Total. Twenty-third (Schofield)226757983 Cavalry12762189 Total3538191,172[20 more.
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, Chapter 16: Atlanta campaign-battles about Kenesaw Mountain. June, 1864. (search)
h Thomas's about two miles on his right, and Schofield's on his right — all facing east. Heavy raiand continued my ride down along the line to Schofield's extreme flank, returning late in the evenie right corps (Hooker's); and instructed General Schofield, by letter, to keep his entire army, vizat he was uneasy about his right flank, when Schofield had been specially ordered to protect that. which he had sent them was receipted by General Schofield himself. I knew, therefore, that Generaered three entire corps. Both McPherson and Schofield had also complained to me of this same tende and pretty sharp words passed between them, Schofield saying that his head of column (Hascall's dile. During the 24th and 25th of June General Schofield extended his right as far as prudent, soad consulted Generals Thomas, McPherson, and Schofield, and we all agreed that we could not with pratch to General Halleck on July 1st: General Schofield is now south of Olley's Creek, and on th[11 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 19 (search)
in immediate pursuit; next on his right was Schofield; and McPherson on the extreme right, reachinthe railroad-bridge — McPherson on the left, Schofield in the centre, and Thomas on the right. Onight, where he came into communication with Schofield's troops, which had also reached Decatur. Aoving astride of the railroad, near Decatur; Schofield along a road leading toward Atlanta, by Colod. There was quite a gap between Thomas and Schofield, which I endeavored to close by drawing two of artillery back toward Decatur. I ordered Schofield at once to send a brigade back to Decatur (shelon, and to catch the enemy in flank. General Schofield brought forward all his available batterd, save by demonstrations on the part of General Schofield and Thomas against the fortified lines tonts, and by detaching, as described, one of Schofield's brigades to Decatur, because I knew that tof the Tennessee to our right flank, leaving Schofield to stretch out so as to rest his left on the[23 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 20 (search)
ed to occupy the trenches on our left, while Schofield's whole army moved to the extreme right, andurgent efforts to that end were made, and to Schofield, on the right, was committed the charge of teracy. On the 4th of August I ordered General Schofield to make a bold attack on the railroad, aFrom the statements made by yourself and General Schofield to-day, my decision is, that he ranks yoce, inside or outside of Atlanta. Today General Schofield got round the line which was assaulted yp community when we are done with it. In Schofield's extension on the 5th, General Reilly's brin the attempt to clear the road. Meantime Schofield, with the Twenty-third Corps, presented a boand had reports from left to right (from General Schofield, about Morrow's Mills, to General Howardhich General Stanley was moving, followed by Schofield. General Davis formed his divisions in linetal2859051,190 Army of the Ohio--(Major-General Schofield.) Corps.Killed and Missing.Wounded[10 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 21 (search)
y changes since the capture of Atlanta. General Schofield had gone to the rear, leaving General J.Chattanooga, and received word back that General Schofield was there, endeavoring to cooperate withthus had prevented quick communication. General Schofield did not reach me till the army had got d's Gap, 5 P. M. of the 16th, just received. Schofield, whom I placed in command of the two divisiof campaign. On the same day, I wrote to General Schofield at Chattanooga: Hood is not at Dear d there till the 28th. During that time General Schofield arrived, with the two divisions of Genere corps (the Fourth and Fourteenth), and General Schofield resumed his own command of the Army of t I concluded to further reenforce him by General Schofield's corps (Twenty-third), twelve thousand,i, Tennessee; and General Thomas ordered General Schofield, with the Twenty-third Corps, to Columbienty-third Corps, under Generals Stanley and Schofield, were posted at Pulaski, Tennessee, and the
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 22 (search)
was therefore inferior to the enemy; and General Schofield was instructed, in case the enemy made ance in the direction of Waynesboroa, turning Schofield's position at Pulaski. The latter at once sed up this movement, skirmished lightly with Schofield at Columbia, began the passage of Duck Riverhed the vicinity of Spring Hill, whither General Schofield had sent General Stanley, with two of hiains. During the night of November 29th General Schofield passed Spring Hill with his trains and ame to General Cheatham for not attacking General Schofield in flank while in motion at Spring Hill,at the time of the passage of our army. General Schofield reached Franklin on the morning of Novemee hundred and twenty-six. The next day General Schofield crossed the Harpeth without trouble, andedman and of R. S. Granger. These, with General Schofield's army and about ten thousand good cavalntrol events ourselves. Generals Thomas and Schofield, commanding the departments to our rear, ret[1 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 23 (search)
s premature. He had about eight thousand men. General Schofield was also known to be en route from Nashville f campaign into the heart of Alabama, I had ordered Schofield to Annapolis, Maryland, with his corps. The advanmoved on Wilmington. If Wilmington is captured, Schofield will go there. If not, he will be sent to Newbern Raleigh, when it seems that Lee must come out. If Schofield comes to Beaufort, he should be pushed out to Kinsed on the reenforcements of North Carolina; but if Schofield come, you had better relieve Foster, who cannot ta the field, and needs an operation on his leg. Let Schofield take command, with his headquarters at Beaufort, Nceived dispatches from General Grant, stating that Schofield's corps (the Twenty-third), twenty-one thousand stoming, and to be prepared to receive them. Major-General Schofield will command in person, and is admirably adk to Morehead City and Wilmington. As soon as General Schofield reaches Fort Macon, have him to meet some one
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, Chapter 22: campaign of the Carolinas. February and March, 1866. (search)
her. I expect to make a junction with General Schofield in ten days. Yours truly, W. T. Shereigh, but he shall have no rest. I want General Schofield to go on with his railroad from Newbern Goldsboroa, there to make junction with General Schofield, so as to be ready for the next and lastso received messages during the day from General Schofield, at Kinston, and General Terry, at Faisored to make junction with Generals Terry and Schofield, before engaging Johnston's army, the strengy we rode into Goldsboroa, where I found General Schofield with the Twenty-third Corps, thus effect inform you of the conclusion arrived at. Schofield was with me, and the plan of the movement agions. Our combinations were such that General Schofield entered Goldsboroa from Newbern; General General Terry about Faison's Depot, and General Schofield about Kinston, partly to protect the roaents and organizations; and have ordered General Schofield to guard the railroads back to Newbern a[14 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, chapter 25 (search)
erson I reached Goldsboroa on the 23d, and met General Schofield, who described fully his operations in North Coa by the evening of March 25th, when, leaving General Schofield in chief command, with a couple of staff-officct forage and food for another march; and that General Schofield was fully competent to command it in my absency at Goldsboroa, when I again assured him that General Schofield was fully competent to command in my absence; as we arrived at Newbern, I telegraphed up to General Schofield at Goldsboroa the fact of my return, and that her army, of the Ohio, under the command of Major-General Schofield, and his two corps were commanded by Generae total number of prisoners of war parolled by General Schofield, at Greensboroa, North Carolina, as afterward On the morning of the 5th I also received from General Schofield this dispatch: Raleigh, North Carolina, instructions from any source on the points of General Schofield's inquiry, and under the existing state of fac
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, Chapter 24: conclusion — military lessons of the War. (search)
nce of the necessary train-guard, which may be composed of the furloughed men coming and going, or of details made from the local garrisons to the rear. For the transfer of large armies by rail, from one theatre of action to another by the rear — the cases of the transfer of the Eleventh and Twelfth Corps--General Hooker, twenty-three thousand men — from the East to Chattanooga, eleven hundred and ninety-two miles in seven days, in the fall of 1863; and that of the Army of the Ohio--General Schofield, fifteen thousand men — from the valley of the Tennessee to Washington, fourteen hundred miles in eleven days, en route to North Carolina in January, 1865, are the best examples of which I have any knowledge, and reference to these is made in the report of the Secretary of War, Mr. Stanton, dated November 22, 1865. Engineer troops attached to an army are habitually employed in supervising the construction of forts or field works of a nature more permanent than the lines used by the <