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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 712 0 Browse Search
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On the night of the 29th, Grant sent word to Sheridan: Our line is now unbroken from the Appomattoxf was occupied at the moment in his tent, and Sheridan waited outside at the camp-fire with the stafe well to notify him again of the position of Sheridan's cavalry, what he reports the enemy's positiad failed to overwhelm the national cavalry. Sheridan had extricated his troops from the complicatckenzie to move his cavalry to the support of Sheridan by way of the Vaughan road, do so. I have sensame night by aides-de-camp of both Grant and Sheridan, whose feet were not wet as they sat in their having arrived at this point at daylight; Sheridan had sent a staff officer to bring Ayres by th forward when required. In this emergency, Sheridan devised a new and brilliant scheme. He deters of position, Warren could not be found, and Sheridan finally sent him an order relieving him from uld not prove equal to the task assigned him, Sheridan must not hesitate to relieve him and put anot[134 more...]
m north side of James capture of Fort Gregg Sheridan's movements on left miles's battle at Suthereard from Sheridan at 12.30 this morning. To Sheridan himself he said: Wright and Parke attacked ats remarkably well. I have not yet heard from Sheridan. The wrecks of the rebel army were now tumrun. Grant, however, had intended to leave Sheridan in command of Miles, and indeed in full contrleft Miles unsupported by either Humphreys or Sheridan. Nevertheless, that gallant commander made h he may go out and meet him. Does not believe Sheridan can cross the Roanoke for a month. Will send had now been driven beyond the Appomattox by Sheridan, while all to the east was forced into PetersHumphreys no orders further than to report to Sheridan, and return or cross the Appomattox as he wisurg; while his extreme right, hard pressed by Sheridan, was fifteen miles west of the town. The fornd examining prisoners. Soon an officer from Sheridan arrived with reports. Before receiving your [44 more...]
each Danville with the remnant of his force. Sheridan, who was up with him last night, reports all tincts of the two commanders were identical. Sheridan perhaps possessed a more fiery energy than evserved and insured success. Meade continued: Sheridan moving the cavalry would indicate the situatilumn came up, Seymour's division leading, and Sheridan at once ordered Wright to put Seymour into pothe right, and both facing south. Wright and Sheridan rode between the columns. Just behind the t directions to Ord to hasten on the heels of Sheridan, picking up Griffin's corps at Prince Edward ps to attack the head and front of Lee. To Sheridan himself he said: The Second and Sixth corps w Lee. From Buffalo river, where he camped, Sheridan, early on the 8th, sent a dispatch to Grant, al officers shortly followed, among whom were Sheridan, Ord, and the members of Grant's own staff. mattox as he can get. This is precisely what Sheridan did, about two weeks later, only in the prese[145 more...]
neral plan consummation completeness of combinations victory not the result of brute force faithful support of government Executive greatness of Sherman and Sheridan characteristics of Meade, Thomas, and Lee further traits of Lee fitting representative of the rebellion characteristics of national and rebel soldiers necesday, he telegraphed to Halleck, who had been placed in command at Richmond: The truce entered into by Sherman will be ended as soon as I can reach Raleigh. Move Sheridan with his cavalry toward Greensboro, North Carolina, as soon as possible. I think it will be well to send one corps of infantry also, the whole under Sheridan. Sheridan. Arriving at Raleigh on the 24th, he informed Sherman as delicately as possible of the disapproval of his memorandum, and directed him to impose upon Johnston the same terms which had already been laid down to Lee. Sherman was thoroughly subordinate, and at once notified Johnston that their arrangement had not been ratified. I hav