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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana 157 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 142 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 112 2 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 68 2 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 49 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 3. (ed. Frank Moore) 47 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 40 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 27 7 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 25 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 26. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 25 1 Browse Search
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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 1: early recollections of California. 1846-1848. (search)
es the second-lieutenant. Colonel William Gates commanded the post and regiment, with First-Lieutenant William Austine as his adjutant. Two other companies were at the post, viz., Martin Burke's and E. D. Keyes's, and among the officers were T. W. Sherman, Morris Miller, H. B. Field, William Churchill, Joseph Stewart, and Surgeon McLaren. The country now known as Texas had been recently acquired, and war with Mexico was threatening. One of our companies (Bragg's), with George H. Thomas, Jo its east side, and the public warehouses were on a sandy beach about where the Bank of California now stands, viz., near the intersection of Sansome and California Streets. Along Montgomery Street were the stores of Howard & Mellus, Frank Ward, Sherman & Rluckel, Ross & Co., and it may be one or two others. Around the Plaza were a few houses, among them the City Hotel and the Custom-IHouse, single-story adobes with tiled roofs, and they were by far the most substantial and best houses in the
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 3: Missouri, Louisiana, and California. 1850-1855. (search)
ins, to which were promoted Captains Shiras, Blair, Sherman, and Bowen. I was ordered to take post at St. Louitmas, I had notice that my family, consisting of Mrs. Sherman, two children, and nurse, with my sister Fanny (nd I was left out. Their names were recorded as Captain Sherman and ladies. As soon as things were quieted dowvery meal the steward would come to me and say, Captain Sherman, will you bring your ladies to the table? and eturned to Lancaster, explained to Mr. Ewing and Mrs. Sherman all the details of our agreement, and, meeting tSan Juan del Norte, with the family, composed of Mrs. Sherman, Lizzie, then less than a year old, and her nurs and as usual the trip partook of the ludicrous--Mrs. Sherman mounted on a donkey about as large as a Newfoundve boat, which had to be kept outside the surf. Mrs. Sherman was first taken in the arms of two stout nativesr out of Mary's arms, and carried her swiftly to Mrs. Sherman, who, by that time, was in the boat, but Lizzie
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 4: California. 1855-1857. (search)
e American Exchange Bank, and through Duncan, Sherman & Co. As we were rival houses, the St. Louis Bacon, of St. Louis, in the hands of Duncan, Sherman & Co., in New York, had gone to protest. Alliscussed the matter fully, when Hammond said, Sherman, give me up my two acceptances, and I will suily moved into it at once. For some time Mrs. Sherman had been anxious to go home to Lancaster, O offered to look to the personal comfort of Mrs. Sherman on the voyage. They took passage in the st but little incommoded. I have often heard Mrs. Sherman tell of the boy Eagan, then about fourteen ination without further delay. Luckily for Mrs. Sherman, Purser Goddard, an old Ohio friend of oursfe in China, by falling down a hatchway. Mrs. Sherman returned in the latter part of November of ou will call out the militia, and command General Sherman with it to sup press the Vigilance Commitrnor responded, Yes. Then, said Wool, on General Sherman's making his requisition, approved by you[2 more...]
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, Chapter 5: California, New York, and Kansas. 1857-1859. (search)
a, crossed the isthmus, and sailed to New York, whence we proceeded to Lancaster, Ohio, where Mrs. Sherman and the family stopped, and I went on to St. Louis. I found there that some changes had beener at the fort, I concluded to accept the proposition of Mr. Ewing, and accordingly the firm of Sherman & Ewing was duly announced, and our services to the public offered as attorneys-at-law. We hained by some old army-friends, among them Major Sedgwick, Captains Totten, Eli Long, etc. Mrs. Sherman and children arrived out in November, and we spent the winter very comfortably in the house o1st of January, 1859, Daniel McCook, Esq., was admitted to membership in our firm, which became Sherman, Ewing & McCook. Our business continued to grow, but, as the income hardly sufficed for three ttle matter of which I have seen an account in print, complimentary or otherwise of the firm of Sherman, Ewing & McCook, more especially of the senior partner. One day, as I sat in our office, an
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, chapter 12 (search)
the right was made up of mine and Hurlbut's divisions, belonging to the old Army of the Tennessee, and two new ones, made up from the fragments of the divisions of Prentiss and C. F. Smith, and of troops transferred thereto, commanded by Generals T. W. Sherman and Davies. General George H. Thomas was taken from Buell, to command the right. McClernand's and Lew Wallace's divisions were styled the reserve, to be commanded by McClernand. General Grant was substantially left out, and was named seeemed to be employed in assorting letters, and tying them up with red tape into convenient bundles. After passing the usual compliments, I inquired if it were true that he was going away. He said, Yes. I then inquired the reason, and he said: Sherman, you know. You know that I am in the way here. I have stood it as long as I can, and can endure it no longer. I inquired where he was going to, and he said, St. Louis. I then asked if he had any business there, and he said, Not a bit. I the
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 1, chapter 16 (search)
ld, Fifth United States Artillery. At this party were also Mr. and Mrs. Frank Howe. I found New Orleans much changed since I had been familiar with it in 1853 and in 1860-61. It was full of officers and soldiers. Among the former were General T. W. Sherman, who had lost a leg at Port Hudson, and General Charles P. Stone, whom I knew so well in California, and who is now in the Egyptian service as chief of staff. The bulk of General Banks's army was about Opelousas, under command of Generalhich I answered on the 10th, and sent the answer by General Butterfield, who had accompanied me up from New Orleans. Copies of both were also sent to General McPherson, at Vicksburg. [private.] Nashville, Tennessee, March 4, 1864. dear Sherman: The bill reviving the grade of lieutenant-general in the army has become a law, and my name has been sent to the Senate for the place. I now receive orders to report at Washington immediately, in person, which indicates either a confirmation
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman ., volume 2, Chapter 22: campaign of the Carolinas. February and March, 1866. (search)
explained that, as our army approached Columbia, there was a doubt in her mind whether the terrible Sherman who was devastating the land were W. T. Sherman or T. W. Sherman, both known to be generals in the Northern army; but, on the supposition that he was her old acquaintance, when Wade Hampton's cavalry drew out of the city, cas about the road, and asked the same negro what he was doing there. He answered, Dey say Massa Sherman will be along soon! Why, said General Barry, that was General Sherman you were talking to. The poor negro, almost in the attitude of prayer, exclaimed: De great God! Just look at his horse! He ran up and trotted by my side foaph which I thought extremely mischievous. I think it was an editorial, to the effect that at last the editor had the satisfaction to inform his readers that General Sherman would next be heard from about Goldsboroa, because his supply-vessels from Savannah were known to be rendezvousing at Morehead City. Now, I knew that General