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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)
hester and Shelbyville in that of Duck River, and McMinnville on the Caney Fork, are the most important towns. avalry beyond the town of Woodbury on the road to McMinnville: he was counting upon Bragg seeing in this movemeederal infantry was posted between Winchester and McMinnville pending the time when it might continue the campathese almost uninhabited regions: the first, from McMinnville to Washington in Tennessee; the second, from McMiMcMinnville to Poe's Store; and the third, from Manchester via Altamont to Dallas. They crossed the Sequatchie rese and to have his supplies brought by wagons from McMinnville. The pass in the mountains through which the T, extended from Hillsborough and Manchester up to McMinnville. He took up the line of march on the 16th in thrnt, the Dunlap road; Van Cleve, who was posted at McMinnville, leaving a garrison of one brigade in that town, e demonstration. Minty's troopers, who were near McMinnville, had given the signal of the movement on the nort
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
slopes of the Cumberland Mountains and takes the direct road to McMinnville, where the Federals have considerable depots which contribute to the morning of the 3d the two Southern columns meet in front of McMinnville. A few hours later, Wheeler, at the head of Wharton's column, is not molested. On the following day, the 4th, Crook enters McMinnville amidst the smouldering stores which the enemy left behind them he garrison is to concentrate. Crook has not lost an instant in McMinnville. He presses the enemy's rearguard so sharply that Martin is soos. The destruction of the long train at Anderson, the depots at McMinnville, and the railway between Murfreesborough and Wartrace is quicklyhe previous year by Bragg and penetrate Middle Tennessee through McMinnville, then Burnside should pursue him with all the troops he can gatho disperse the guerillas collected in the vast rectangle between McMinnville, Murfreesborough, Lebanon, and the confluence of Caney Creek wit
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)
d by them for now two years, and in which the Confederate flag is carried no longer than by guerillas or by parties of cavalry. The former even seem to welcome the truce which the rigor of winter imposes on the combatants. Bands of partisans are recruited and organize in view of new expeditions, but we have in the first two months of the year only two insignificant engagements to mention—one on the 13th of January at Mayfield, Kentucky, south of Paducah, and another at Sparta, near McMinnville, Tennessee, on the 7th of February. On the side of the Confederate cavalry they are preparing to resume the offensive on the first opportunity. General Roddey, whose brigade has been reinforced to almost the strength of a division, gathers boats below Florence and sends detachments down the river from this town on the right bank of the Tennessee. On the 26th one of these detachments encounters a Federal regiment at Blue Water, and is compelled to retreat after a brisk skirmish. On the other