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William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid, Chapter 15: (search)
ond, April 26th, 9:30 P. M.: The bankers here have information to-day that Jeff. Davis' specie is moving south from Goldsboro, in wagons, as fast as possible. * * * * The specie taken with them is estimated here at from six to thirteen millio The assertion that Jeff. Davis' specie train, of six to thirteen million dollars was reported to be moving south from Goldsboro in wagons as fast as possible, found plenty of willing ears, though my army of eighty thousand men had been at GoldsborGoldsboro from March 22d to the date of his dispatch, April 26th; and such a train would have been composed of from fifteen to thirty-two six-mule teams to have hauled this specie, even if it all were in gold. I suppose the exact amount of treasure which Dd to resent the insult, cost what it might. This ridicule of Halleck is based upon a perfectly evident misprint of Goldsboro for Greensboro in transmitting Halleck's dispatch of the 26th April, as it was through the latter place the rebel Cabin
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid, Chapter 16: (search)
ted, but marched in the general direction of Goldsboro. All the Confederate garrisons of points berolina, and crossed the Cape Fear to move on Goldsboro, where he expected to make a junction with G Fear River, and at once began its march for Goldsboro — the Seventeenth Corps still on the right, Averysboro the left wing turned east toward Goldsboro, the Fourteenth Corps leading. I remained wSchofield and Terry, known to be approaching Goldsboro. I overtook General Howard at Falling Creekthe roads all being clear, our army moved to Goldsboro. The heaviest fighting at Bentonville was opatch to General Schofield, then approaching Goldsboro: Since making my dispatch to-day (2 P. M on Cox's Bridge to-morrow. You must secure Goldsboro, and fortify. At the same hour he dispaso that we have our back toward Faison's and Goldsboro. General Schofield was to leave Kinston fortler. * * * * We resumed the march toward Goldsboro. I was with the left wing until I supposed [8 more...]
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid, Chapter 17: (search)
f the beliefs which were entertained among prominent officers at Raleigh, find expression, and documents captured soon after the surrender are made public. The theory of General Sherman's negotiation with General Johnston, as held by many prominent officers, whose opportunities for obtaining knowledge were excellent, was about this: General Sherman was elated almost beyond measure at his March to the Sea, and northward through the Carolinas. He had rested and refurnished his army at Goldsboro, and had just issued an order for it to march for the purpose of joining the Army of the Potomac, when down came the news, first, of the evacuation of Richmond, and, following close, of the surrender of Lee. General Grant had captured the great army of the Confederacy; all the rest must follow, as a matter of course; Sherman was not in at the death; the war was to close with General Grant its greatest military hero. Then came the proposal for a conference from Johnston. While first writi