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t Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge. It was with Sherman in the Atlanta campaign, marched with him to the sea, and returnedmpaign Battery B of the First Illinois Light Artillery followed Sherman in the Atlanta campaign. It took part in the demonstrations again Artillery served throughout the Western campaigns and accompanied Sherman on his march to the sea. It took part in the siege of Savannah, De Corps, Major-General McClernand; the Fifteenth Army Corps, Major-General Sherman, and the Seventeenth Army Corps, Major-General McPherson, wo Chattanooga. The Confederate victory had been dearly bought. Sherman started his campaign with fifty-three batteries of two hundred andn dragged so far through the mud by the patient men and animals of Sherman's artillery. Few battlefields of the war had been so thickly stre they lay that evening around Collier's Mill. Atlanta captured, Sherman rested his army and then started for the sea, sending Thomas back
, at Battery Wagner. Sap-roller at the head of the flying-sap Firing the big gun Chatfield Fort Moultrie. This huge gun in Fort Moultrie was designed to throw 600-pound shells. With such defenders Charleston became the best-fortified city on the Confederate sea-coast, and proved a stumbling-block to both the Federal army and navy. Fort Moultrie was on Sullivan's Island, guarding the righthand entrance to the harbor. Charleston was finally evacuated February 17, 1865, after Sherman's march to the sea. One of the most powerful guns of the Confederacy, in Fort Moultrie Fort Wagner and Fort Gregg. These two forts were captured successively in the slow approach by parallels along Morris Island, preceding the evacuation of Charleston. Both Wagner and Gregg were evacuated September 6, 1863. General Beauregard, the Confederate commander, states that Wagner was an inconsiderable work. General Gillmore, whose forces occupied the place, insists that it was an ex
ately arose the danger of inadvertently loading the piece with more than one charge at a time. Even in the use of the two in one package, inasmuch as there was usually nothing to prevent the reloading of the gun before the previous cartridge had been fired, there still remained this danger. As a consequence, it was reported that nearly half of the muskets abandoned on the field of Gettysburg were found to contain more than one load, and some of Federal Fort no. 9, Atlanta. While Sherman rested his soldiers before their march to the sea, this view was taken of Federal Fort No. 9, looking northwest toward Forts Nos. 8 and 7 at Atlanta. Bags of charges for the 12-pounders in the embrasures are ranged along the parapet in exposed positions that they never would have occupied if there had remained any danger of an assault. The bags are marked 12 Pdr. Model. 1857. These were for the brass Napoleons, the most popular guns for field-artillery during the war. In the lower photog
American Civil War. Even at that time, General Sherman expressed his belief that earthworks, andll to the Atlanta fort: picket fences to stop Sherman's attack Picket fences with shaped and molve been utilized by the Confederates to delay Sherman's men for that fatal instant which loses manyans have declared that no clear conception of Sherman's remarkable campaign to Atlanta can be had uifications at Allatoona pass, Georgia When Sherman's army passed this point — early in June, 186s known to be somewhere in the vicinity. General Sherman said that the reason for the lack of fielooker was successful at Lookout Mountain, but Sherman did not make any headway against the right of the command of the Western Federal armies to Sherman, who prepared to attack Johnston, entrenched ront of which lighter lines had been placed. Sherman felt this position, found it almost impregnabar. It was not until February 17, 1865, after Sherman's great march, that the Fort was evacuated. [1 more...]
he close of the war he was brevetted major-general. General O. M. Poe did for Sherman in the West what General Barnard did for Grant in the East. He labored constasued maps, and secured an invaluable photographic record of the engineering in Sherman's campaigns. Many examples are reproduced in this History. Major-Generalterrific onslaughts, having been fortified with great skill. The army under Sherman had with it nine able engineers, under Captain O. M. Poe, who labored constant the positions of the Confederates, and managed the pontoon-bridge service. Sherman started from Atlanta for the sea-coast, November 16, 1864. Hood had moved nor who received training from these officers proved their worth. The army under Sherman had with it nine able engineers under Captain O. M. Poe, under whose supervisitand until he was ready to move against Hood. Throughout the Atlanta campaign Sherman showed implicit confidence in his engineers. Work of the western engin
be dug out--Fort McAllister Digging out the guns was an every-morning duty of the garrison in Fort McAllister, defending Savannah, during the three bombardments of the Federal monitors and gunboats--January 27, February 1, and March 3, 1863. Every night the cannon in the Fort became buried with dirt thrown up by the Federal shells, yet every morning they were roaring defiance again at the attacking fleet. No Federals set foot here until the little garrison of 230 men were confronted by Sherman's army of 100,000 and stormed on December 13, 1861. Fort Morgan, Mobile Bay, Alabama Fort Morgan, on the right of the entrance to Mobile Bay, was one of the strongest of the old brick forts. By August, 1864, it had been greatly strengthened by immense piles of sandbags, covering every portion of the exposed front toward the neck of the bay. The Fort was well equipped with three tiers of heavy guns, one of the guns at least, of the best English make, imported by the Confederates. ex
tle special protection had to be given them. General Sherman, in his memoirs, notes that his base of supplieof the generals commanding brigades and divisions. Sherman calculated that, for this supply, he needed three hrvision. Later in the war, Wright was in charge of Sherman's railroads during the great Atlanta campaign in 18ies were kept out of Chattanooga. So confident did Sherman become during his great Atlanta campaign of their ahe structure as the soldiers lounge about it. While Sherman's army advanced on Atlanta, again and again a long e greater exhibitions of skill and efficiency. General Sherman had such confidence in the abilities of the cone transportation and remained most of the time with Sherman; General Adna Anderson directed repairs to the roadading that fitted them admirably for the work. General Sherman says the operation of his railroads was brilliaeen an impossibility without the railroads. When Sherman evacuated Atlanta, preparatory to his march to the