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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)
uated on the Mississippi. Sherman was directed to open communications with Memphis by restoring the western section of the Charleston line. The army of the Ohio left Corinth on the 10th of June, and Buell was ordered to proceed with it in the direction of Chattanooga, where Mitchell was beginning to be sorely pressed; but this movement was slowly executed. Sherman, at the head of his own division and that of Hurlbut, proceeded toward Memphis, dropping detachments of troops as far as Holly Springs to cover his left flank. The rebuilding of the Mobile Railway, which had been completely destroyed by the enemy, was a considerable undertaking. Begun on the 9th of June, it was only finished on the 26th. The Confederates had profited by this delay. The new general-in-chief, Braxton Bragg, had boldly divided his army and abandoned the position of Tupelo, which Halleck still believed him to occupy. He had determined to cover at once the two points we have already indicated as being
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
atter point is at an equal distance from Memphis and Corinth. The most important water-course in this region is Hatchie River, which takes its rise near Ripley, in the State of Mississippi, and follows a northwesterly course until it discharges itself into the Mississippi above Fort Randolph. In consequence of the woody swamps which border its banks, it forms, from its very source, a serious obstacle. The most prominent points for crossing this stream are Crum's Mill, on the road from Holly Springs to Corinth, Davis' Mill, on the road from Memphis to Corinth, and, in the immediate vicinity of the latter point, the bridge of the Memphis and Charleston Railway, situated below the confluence of the Tuscumbia River, which runs from Corinth; and finally the viaduct of the line from Jackson to Grand Junction, near the village of Bolivar. Abandoning Grand Junction, the Federals had posted themselves in the vicinity of this river; Sherman, with the six thousand men of his division, defe
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
November; on the 13th, his vanguard was at Holly Springs, the first important station after Grand Jd men by rail to reinforce the garrison of Holly Springs, which was the centre of his depots of prorrisons were on their guard except that of Holly Springs. This village had become the rendezvousry came up at a gallop into the streets of Holly Springs, they only found a few sentinels at the enned on the road by an accident, arrived at Holly Springs. This was the only important success obtaseriously. While Van Dorn was occupying Holly Springs, Forrest had undertaken an expedition stil its existence. The supplies destroyed at Holly Springs were intended to subsist it for several wetence. On the 23d of December, it reached Holly Springs, where immense heaps of ashes and blackenewas thus hastily embarking, the capture of Holly Springs upset Grant's plan of campaign, while the concerning him. The news of the capture of Holly Springs had reached Vicksburg, and the few inhabit