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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
road and during a spell of oppressive heat. On the 8th the rearguard was leaving the works which had been so laboriously thrown up around Chattanooga: on the ensuing morning the whole corps was halting at Gordon's Mills on the banks of the West Chickamauga River. Walker's four brigades, separated into two small divisions under Liddell and Gist, and Breckinridge's troops, that had arrived a few days after them, had already effected a junction at La Fayette. Hardee, who had been called to Demopolis to take command of Pemberton's soldiers liberated on parole, had for his successor Lieutenant-general D. H. Hill, whom we have seen figuring first in Lee's army and subsequently in North Carolina. His corps had fallen back, on the 3d, from Tyner's Station to Ringgold, after having sent a brigade of infantry to the banks of the Tennessee in order to mask this movement. Bragg's movement must involve Buckner's and ensure the junction of the two corps. Buckner had been on the left bank of
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
xville. He also urges him to retain Kingston at any price, and if the enemy should take up the route followed the previous year by Bragg and penetrate Middle Tennessee through McMinnville, then Burnside should pursue him with all the troops he can gather. There is a good foundation for these mental preoccupations. On the 27th of October, Cheatham's division, which had been detached by Bragg to reinforce Stevenson, arrived at Athens. The two brigades of Moore and Pettus, that had left Demopolis on the same day with General Hardee, were directed by him to move on Athens while he was proceeding to Chattanooga. Thus the Confederates have to the northward of the Hiawassee more than twelve thousand infantry and five thousand cavalry. They are more than are required to hold Burnside in check, but not enough to defeat him, and this little army would have been better employed if turned against Hooker. It is all the more difficult to imagine what Bragg intended to do with it, because
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
t. In fact, General Polk, who had come to Demopolis to take Hardee's place, had transferred his e 13th, French's division boarded trains for Demopolis; Loring's followed it at daybreak on the 14tilroad, Polk wished to protect the depots of Demopolis, and especially the large military establishHurlbut sent in the direction of Corinth and Demopolis detachments which accomplished this work for east of this large river in the vicinity of Demopolis. In order to extend farther around Meridianwe have said, has remained between Selma and Demopolis—may come to join him to crush them. The chat Johnston received orders to send Hardee to Demopolis, and on the 14th, Grant, countermanding the him, the greater part having already reached Demopolis. On the morning of the 23d he made preparak of Cleburne's soldiers, whom he thought at Demopolis, finally convinced Palmer of the uselessnessJackson, and from there, via Corinth, toward Demopolis. At the moment when it was thus sacrificed