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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 198 2 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 75 1 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 68 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 66 0 Browse Search
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William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 60 0 Browse Search
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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. 19 1 Browse Search
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as grouped about East-Point; and the army of the Ohio, Major-General Schofield commanding, held Decatur. Many changes occurred in the composition of these armies, in consequence of the expiration ofich had been largely reinforced. My cavalry consisted of two divisions; one was stationed at Decatur, under command of Brigadier-General Garrard; the other, commanded by Brigadier-General Kilpatri guards. The Fourteenth corps left Atlanta on the morning of November sixteenth, and moved via Decatur, Covington, and Shady Dale to Milledgeville, arriving at the latter place November twenty-thirdning of the sixteenth, the head of the column marched on the road leading to Covington, through Decatur, and made an average march of fifteen (15) miles. On the seventeenth, moving in the same ordermorning of the fifteenth November, the corps marched from Atlanta, taking the road east through Decatur. We encamped on the fifteenth near the Georgia Railroad, south of Stone Mountain; on the eve
e. The Ninth Illinois infantry, (mounted,) Lieutenant-Colonel Hughes commanding, joined the command on the second day, and remained with it through to Savannah, and performed excellent service throughout. One battalion of the Fifty-eighth Indiana volunteers, Lieutenant-Colonel Moore commanding, with pontoon train, was also attached to the corps, and was very useful during the march. On the morning of the fifteenth November, the corps marched from Atlanta, taking the road east through Decatur. We encamped on the fifteenth near the Georgia Railroad, south of Stone Mountain; on the evening of the sixteenth, near Rock Bridge Post-Office; on the seventeenth, near Cornish Creek; on the eighteenth, three miles west of Madison. The country for the first three days march was very hilly, and the crossing at Yellow River, Little Haynes River, and other streams, very bad. The condition of the teams was not good, and delays to the rear of our long column were consequently vexatious and
mer, commanding the regiment. On the sixteenth, I marched from Atlanta, via Decatur, to Lithonia, twenty miles. On the twenty-first, I marched to Yellow River, de brigade marched in advance of the division. During the day we passed through Decatur, and taking the upper Covington road, we encamped for the night at Lithonia. miles east of Covington, and forty-four miles east of Atlanta. After passing Decatur, we found forage in great abundance, a sufficient quantity of which was gathera distance of two hundred and ninety-three miles, passing in its route through Decatur, Lithonia, Congers, Covington, Sandersville, Louisville, Milledgeville, and stve miles. November sixteenth, left Atlanta at eleven A. M., passing through Decatur, and bivouacking at Snapfinger Creek, marching ten miles. November seventeeugh and camped near the city of Atlanta. November sixteenth, passed through Decatur and marched as far as Shaphinger Creek. From the seventeenth the march was co
ision headquarters, this brig-ade started for Decatur on the morning of October twenty-ninth, at sill-settled districts of Georgia by the way of Decatur, Social Circle, Madison, Milledgeville, Eatony troops and trains, and encamped them on the Decatur road, two miles west of Stone Mountain. ONovember 15th.--Marched at eight A. M. toward Decatur, the regiment leading the brigade. Passed ther-General J. W. Geary. Marched out upon the Decatur road at six A. M.; reaching Decatur, the regi a point a short distance to the right of the Decatur road. From this point some fifteen or twentyrom Atlanta at nine o'clock A. M., taking the Decatur road, the Third (3d) division in the rear and1 o'clock at night. The command moved from Decatur for Atlanta at seven A. M. of the twenty-four on the return to Atlanta, marching as far as Decatur, where it arrived and encamped, quite late in at half-past 7 A. M., it moved out on to the Decatur road with the left wing, army of Georgia, to [63 more...]
the direction of Lithonia, a small station on the Georgia Railroad, passing through the town of Decatur, at sundown we went into camp on a large plantation, formerly owned by Clark, and known as Clars put in motion leading to Atlanta by Colonel Dustin, my battery acting as rear-guard as far as Decatur, where we arrived about four o'clock A. M. On the morning of the twenty-fourth, about seven o'c new lot of horses and mules, and on the morning of the fifteenth moved out of the city, on the Decatur road, with the Twentieth army corps, with which we marched during the Savannah campaign, and arlf, marched from Atlanta the morning of the sixteenth, with the Fourteenth corps, moving on the Decatur road. 17th. After a march of twenty miles, threw two bridges (one hundred and twenty feet e November 15.--At seven A. M., in accordance with orders received, I moved my train out on the Decatur road, reporting to Brigadier-General Williams, commanding Twentieth army corps. I remained wit
h one hundred men, making a Report of movement of train of Twentieth army corps, left wing, Army Georgia, on the march from Atlanta to Savannah, commencing November Fifteenth, 1864, and ending December twenty-First, 1864. date. 1864.Left Camp.Arrived in Camp.Miles.Hndths.Place of Arrival.Weather.Condition of Roads.remarks. Tuesday, Nov. 159 00 A. M.5 00 P. M.16 Stone MountainFineGood, hillyLeft Atlanta; public buildings destroyed, part of city on fire, halted an hour for dinner at Decatur. Wednesday, Nov. 169 30 A. M.4 30 P. M.8 McGuire's FarmFineGood, hillyCommencing to find subsistence for men and forage for animals. Thursday, Nov. 177 30 A. M.6 30 P. M.16 UnknownFineGood, hillyCommenced killing worthless animals; bad place two miles back from camp, over which First division could not pass to-night. Friday, Nov. 187 30 A. M.7 30 P. M.15 Jones's FarmFine in day, rained at nightGood, hillyPassed through Social Circle and Rutledge, destroying railroad depots, tanks, wood,
marched from the south bank of the Chattahoochee River through the city of Atlanta, and camped on the north side of the Decatur road at the rebel works. September twelfth, moved camp to the north side of the city. September seventeenth, division um. October twentieth, Colonel James L. Selfridge took command of the First brigade. October twenty-first, moved out the Decatur road on a foraging expedition under command of Colonel. October twenty-third, Colonel Carman came out with Second brity-sixth at four P. M. Brought in some eight hundred wagons loaded with corn. October twenty-eighth, 1864, moved out to Decatur to support a forage party, returned the same night. November fifth, moved out the McDonough road three miles, camped focement of the recent campaign. On the morning of November fifteenth, we broke camp, and joined the First brigade on the Decatur road. Marching fifteen miles, we halted near Stone Mountain, and camped for the night. Sixteenth, marched across Yello
ng terminated all right. On the twenty-sixth, we again started on an expedition for forage via Decatur. Returned on the twenty-ninth, after having marched about fifty( 50) miles, obtaining an abundsly, we formed line at seven A. M., starting at half-past 7 A. M., moved out of the city on the Decatur road at two P. M., halted near Decatur for dinner. After dinner, resumed the march, which was Decatur for dinner. After dinner, resumed the march, which was continued until half-past 4 A. M., on Wednesday, November sixteenth, when we halted, rested, and breakfasted, resuming the march at fifteen minutes past seven A. M. Camped for the night at fifteenh corn, and returned to Atlanta on the twenty-fourth. 29th. Moved with the First brigade to Decatur, and formed portion of rear-guard to a forage train, coming in same day. November 5.--Moved e returned to our old quarters. November 15.--Broke camp at seven A. M., moving out upon the Decatur road. Camped at twelve P. M., near Stone Mountain. 16th. Moved at eight A. M.; led the cor