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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)
le to hold it, and to occupy that portion of the line which follows the right bank of the Tennessee, at a certain distance from the river, between the bridges of Stevenson and Decatur. Leaving the capital of Tennessee at the same time as the remainder of the army of the Ohio, but bearing to the south-east, he reached Murfreesborouthered on the road, and before the close of the day this small division had conquered, without firing a shot, one hundred and sixty kilometres of railway between Stevenson and Tuscumbia. This section of the road was henceforth protected against all attacks from guerillas; even the great bridge across the Tennessee had been saved. protect his communications, which were maintained by the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, and which parties of the enemy were menacing between Shelbyville and Stevenson, a point where this line connects with that of the Memphis and Charleston. On the 30th of April, he took possession at Bridgeport, near Stevenson, of the bridge
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
bank of the Tennessee, rested its right wing upon Huntsville and Athens, while its left extended from Stevenson to opposite Chattanooga. Its supplies were obtained through the two railroads which leave Nashville, one for Athens, the other for Stevenson. The capital of Tennessee was therefore the centre of his depots, which in turn could only be supplied from the Northern States, depending entirely for that purpose upon the railroad coming from Bowling Green and Louisville. In fact, the wateefore, which occupied the ground last conquered by the Federals on the banks of the Tennessee, only communicated with its true base of operations, the river and State of Ohio, by a single line of railway, five hundred kilometres in length, from Stevenson to Louisville; it was, besides, liable to the incursions of the Confederates, who, being masters of the Alleghanies and West Virginia, found themselves much nearer Louisville and the Northern States than Buell. Bragg, encouraged by Lee's vic
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
he Neuse, and his right on an impassable swamp. Unable to deploy his forces within the narrow space where they were confined, Foster tried to make up for this disadvantage by the vigor of his attack. While his batteries were shelling the Confederates, Wessells' brigade, composed of well-trained soldiers, advanced first, and went into action; that of Amory followed close, replacing the battalions that had exhausted their ammunition. Twenty minutes later, just as the third brigade, under Stevenson, was about to join them, Wessells and Amory gave the signal to charge. Their whole line rushed forward, and without a moment's pause dislodged Evans from the positions he occupied. The Confederates then only thought to gain the bridge on the Neuse before their assailants. Most of them succeeded in crossing it, but about four or five hundred of their number, having been unable to reach it, fell into the hands of the Federals, and the last to cross set it on fire, but so carelessly that t
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
Wheeler's brigade. Polk's corps, Lieutenant-general Leonidas Polk. Division, Cheatham. Vaughn's brigade, Maney's brigade, A. P. Stewart's brigade, Donelson's brigade. Division, Withers. Loomis' brigade, Manigault's brigade, Patton Anderson's brigade, Chalmers' brigade. Cavalry, Wharton's brigade, Pegram's brigade, Buford's brigade. Army of east Tennessee, Lieutenant-general Kirby Smith. Division, McCown. Rains' brigade, Eaton's brigade, McNair's brigade. Division, Stevenson. Brigade, ......; brigade,..... Independent cavalry. Forest's brigade, Waggoner's brigade, Morgan's brigade. Iv. Battle of Fredericksburg. Federal army. Commander-in-chief, Major-General Burnside. Right Grand division, Major-general Sumner. 22,736 men, 60 guns. 2d corps, Couch. Division, French. Kimball's brigade, Andrews' brigade; brigade, ...... Division, Hancock. Meagher's brigade, Zook's brigade, Caldwell's brigade. Division, Howard. Sully's brigade;