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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 178 0 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 77 23 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 75 3 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 27 1 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 21 1 Browse Search
Colonel Charles E. Hooker, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.2, Mississippi (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 20 0 Browse Search
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant 19 3 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army 11 3 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter V (search)
subordinate position; and I was glad to do it when the responsibility rested upon me. My loan of troops to Grant was returned with interest as soon as practicable after Vicksburg had fallen, and I was then able to advance a large force, under General Steele, for the capture of Little Rock, resulting in holding the entire line of the Arkansas River from that time forward. At that time I had met General Grant but once, and then for only a moment, and I have always assumed that the timely aid se Believing that the trouble here is substantially over, I propose to start for St. Louis to-morrow morning. A regiment of enrolled militia ordered to New Madrid to relieve the 25th Missouri, in order that the latter might go to reinforce General Steele in Arkansas, mutinied after they had gone on board the steamer, brought the boat ashore, and went to their homes. The provost guard of St. Louis was sent to arrest them. News having come of the capture of Little Rock, the two enrolled milit
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter VI (search)
so, the proposition to throw that force away, and supply its place by bringing other forces from the field, where they are urgently needed, seems to me very extraordinary. Whence shall they come? Shall they be withdrawn from Banks, or Grant, or Steele, or Rosecrans? Few things have been so grateful to my anxious feelings as when, in June last, the local force in Missouri aided General Schofield to so promptly send a large general force to the relief of General Grant, then investing Vicksbur, if possible, make them all subserve the great purposes he has to accomplish. The old department was cut up, the Lane faction in Kansas was given the man of its choice—General Curtis; Missouri was placed alone under General Rosecrans—not Butler, as the radicals had asked; Arkansas, having no voice in the matter, was left under the soldier, General Steele, then in command there; and I left them all without regret and with buoyant hopes of more satisfactory service in a purely military fie
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
mportance of combining with Missouri and Tennessee in a department, 60, 61; Confederate movements in, 61; the emancipation proclamation in, 75; reinforcements for Steele in, 85; S. reclaims all of, 90; raids into Missouri from, 101; Steele commanding in, 112; included in Division of the Gulf, 447 Arkansas River, the, Fremont's Steele commanding in, 112; included in Division of the Gulf, 447 Arkansas River, the, Fremont's plan of campaign on, 49; Confederate movements on, 61; Union raid on, 63; proposed movements on, 70; its control secured, 70 Arlington, Va., burial of Sheridan at, 467 Army. See United States army. Army of the Cumberland, the, its unwieldy size, 122, 139; in the Atlanta campaign, 123,129, 130; love for Thomas, 123, 239, 2ville, 225 ; proposed movement to Brentwood, 225; reinforces Thomas at Nashville, 254; battle of Nashville, 266, 267; false statements by, concerning S., 267, 296 Steele, Maj.-Gen. Frederick, captures Little Rock, 70; troops ordered to reinforce, 85; commanding in Arkansas, 112 Sternberg, Surg.-Gen. George M., praise for his se