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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
rs before him to within a kilometre of their works. At the same time, he tried to cut the principal artery through which Beauregard's army received its supplies, the southern branch of the Mobile and Ohio Railway; on the evening of the 27th, Colonel Elliot, who was entrusted with this duty, started with nine hundred horse, These were two regiments, the Second Iowa and the Second Michigan, commanded by two officers, both destined to rapid advancement-Lieutenant-colonel Hatch and Colonel Philip Sheridan, who is now lieutenant-general of the army. and making a large circuit reached the village of Iuka on the 28th, where he bivouacked. Bearing to the right, he struck the Mobile and Ohio Railway near Booneville on the night of the 29th, and waited in the woods for daylight. On the 30th, at two o'clock in the morning, learning that the town of Baldwin was fortified and well defended, he fell back upon Booneville, of which he took possession. At that very moment Beauregard was quietl
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
s in its bed; it was the only water within reach of the Federals. Sheridan, whose division formed the head of Gilbert's column, took possessik of Chaplin's Creek. At daybreak on the 8th he tried to dislodge Sheridan from the positions he had occupied during the night. But as Polk the right of the Springfield and Perryville road, Gilbert's corps, Sheridan resting his left on the road, Mitchell's division on his right, buFederals by Chaplin's Creek. Anderson was opposed to Rousseau and Sheridan; Buckner on his right faced Jackson. Cheatham found himself at finquered, was steadily advancing, their left presented its flank to Sheridan, whom they had not yet seriously attacked. The artillery of this iers who had just fought Rousseau were unable to break the line of Sheridan, who with fresh troops occupied an elevated position easy to defenght. All the efforts of the assailants were then directed against Sheridan, but he, being posted along the edge of a wood which crowned the s
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
rigades in front and one in reserve. That of Sheridan was on the left, that of Davis in the centre, of two, by two deep. Cheatham was to attack Sheridan, whose right was already menaced by Cleburne; left column, under Cheatham, marched against Sheridan; Loomis' brigade on the left, that of Manigau, although fully as sanguinary as the first. Sheridan was in the midst of his soldiers, whose efforhn. But a fresh danger was about to compel Sheridan to surrender to the Confederates part of the Cleburne's division, struck the extremity of Sheridan's line, where stood Sill's soldiers, scarcelytern extremity of which was still occupied by Sheridan, the remainder, on the west side, being full order to render the position still stronger, Sheridan had massed all the cannon he had in front of rear of this line, and under its protection, Sheridan's and Negley's soldiers found that rest whichseven thousand men were missing at roll-call; Sheridan had lost one-third of his division; two divis[20 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
errill Killed in battle.; 34th Brigade, Webster. 2d corps (right wing), Brigadier-general Crittenden. Division, Wood. Brigade, Wagner; brigade, ...... Division, W. S. Smith. Brigade, .....; brigade, ..... Division, ...... Brigade, ....; brigade, ...... 3d corps (centre), Brigadier-general Gilbert. 1st Division, Schoepff. Brigade, Steadman; brigade,..... 9th Division, Mitchell. 30th Brigade, Gooding; 31st Brigade, Carlin; 32d Brigade, Caldwell. 11th Division, P. Sheridan. 36th Brigade, D. McCook; brigade, Laibolt; brigade, Griesel. Cavalry, Stanley's brigade. Confederate army. Commander-in-chief, General Braxton Bragg. Army of east Tennessee, Major-general Kirby Smith. Division, Churchill. Division, Humphrey Marshall. Division, Heath. Army of the Mississippi, Lieutenant-general Leonidas Polk. 1st corps, Major-general Hardee. 1st Division, Patton Anderson. Powell's brigade, Adams' brigade, Jones' brigade, Brown's brigade.