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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
hie, which becomes itself the source of the Yazoo by forming a junction with the Yallabusha at Greenwood. As this deflecting channel frequently overflowed its banks, the government of the State of Mthemselves. The Tallahatchie and the Yallabusha form a junction a little above the village of Greenwood. The Yazoo, which takes its source from the confluence, flows in a different direction from tere he had several vessels, Pemberton could rapidly transport a sufficient number of troops to Greenwood to crush Ross' small division, isolated as it was and out of reach of any assistance. Severalstained by the gunboats on the Tallahatchie and the movements of the enemy in the direction of Greenwood. He immediately ordered Sherman to follow Porter, to support and assist him in reaching the Yhe Federal fleet could have destroyed all the enemy's vessels that happened to be there, taken Greenwood in the rear, and made navigation safe as far as Yazoo Pass. Sherman, resting on this new base
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
ix brigades, altogether insufficient for such a task, and he was in hopes that the attack would be deferred till next day, in order to allow time for Pickett's division and Law's brigade to join him. If Lee had given him a formal order, or if he had himself felt the necessity of beginning the action as soon as possible, he could have brought seven brigades into line by nine o'clock in the morning. At this hour, indeed, the sixteen pieces of artillery of his artillery corps, which had left Greenwood under the direction of Colonel Alexander, arrived at Seminary Hill, while Wilcox's brigade, which had been left by Hill on Marsh Creek, behind the bivouacs of the First corps, had reached the adjoining woods of Warfield without being seen by the enemy, where Mc-Laws came to relieve it toward four o'clock in the afternoon. Longstreet preferred to wait, finding, no doubt, that through one of those long days of July he had no need of hurrying in order to conquer and gather the fruits of vic