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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) 386 2 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 106 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 84 34 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 64 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 24 0 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 7 7 Browse Search
John D. Billings, Hardtack and Coffee: The Unwritten Story of Army Life 3 1 Browse Search
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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 5.35 (search)
to go,--illustrating the principle that an army once on the offensive must maintain the offensive. We feigned to the right, but crossed the Chattahoochee by the left, and soon confronted our enemy behind his first line of intrenchments at Peach Tree Creek, prepared in advance for this very occasion. At this critical moment the Confederate Government rendered us most valuable service. Being dissatisfied with the Fabian policy of General Johnston, it relieved him, and General Hood was substitthe enemy in the open country, but not behind well-constructed parapets. Promptly, as expected, General Hood sallied from his Peach Tree line on the 20th of July, about midday, striking the Twentieth Corps (Hooker), which had just crossed Peach Tree Creek by improvised bridges. The troops became commingled and fought hand to hand desperately for about four hours, when the Confederates were driven back within their lines, leaving behind their dead and wounded. These amounted to 4796 men, to
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., Opposing Sherman's advance to Atlanta. (search)
the 9th. About the middle of June Captain Grant of the engineers was instructed to strengthen the fortifications of Atlanta materially, on the side toward Peach Tree Creek, by the addition of redoubts and by converting barbette into embrasure batteries. I also obtained a promise of seven sea-coast rifles from General D. H. Mauen the Augusta and Marietta roads, as the enemy was approaching that side. For the same reason a position on the high ground looking down into the valley of Peach Tree Creek was selected for the army, from which it might engage the enemy if he should expose himself in the passage of the stream. The position of each division was command to General Hood, I described to him the course of action I had arranged in my mind. If the enemy should give us a good opportunity in the passage of Peach Tree Creek, I expected to attack him. If successful, we should obtain important results, for the enemy's retreat would be on two sides of a triangle and our march on on
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The struggle for Atlanta. (search)
rave, determined, and rash man.--editors. Thomas, on the pivot, taking the shortest line to Atlanta; McPherson, on the outer flank, coming by Roswell to Decatur, with Schofield between. As the several columns were crossing the famous Peach Tree Creek my corps was divided. I was sent, with Stanley and Wood, to connect with Schofield, causing a gap of two miles. Newton remained on Thomas's left; on Newton's right was Ward; next, Geary; then, Williams; last, Palmer's corps; all, having cro ground, mostly woodland, and very uneven with cross-ravines. Just at this time, much to our comfort and to his surprise, Johnston was removed, and Hood placed in command of the Confederate army. Johnston had planned to attack Sherman at Peach Tree Creek, expecting just such a division between our wings as we made. Hood endeavored to carry out the plan. A. P. Stewart now had Polk's corps, and Cheatham took Hood's. Hardee on the right and Stewart on his left, in lines that overlapped Newt
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., The Georgia militia about Atlanta. (search)
advantage while they were divided in crossing Peach Tree Creek. . . . If unsuccessful, we had a safe place ofto man the works of Atlanta on the side toward Peach Tree Creek with those troops, and leisurely fall back witich that place was the object. The passage of Peach Tree Creek may not have given an opportunity to attack; bon terms of advantage while they were crossing Peach Tree Creek. On the 19th General Hood gave orders for twotake position ready to attack Thomas's army on Peach Tree Creek, whilst one corps watched and guarded against s to the two corps then in the neighborhood of Peach Tree Creek to attack Thomas's army in that position at 1 n to detach a division of the leading corps on Peach Tree Creek and send it to hold McPherson in check. That low to Sherman. But Thomas had safely crossed Peach Tree Creek, and was strongly established on its south sidrps to fall back at dusk and move rapidly from Peach Tree Creek, through the eastern suburb of Atlanta, pass o
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4., chapter 5.43 (search)
army was hastening preparations to cross Peach Tree Creek, within about six miles of Atlanta; and If the 19th I formed line of battle facing Peach Tree Creek [see map, p. 312]; the left rested near Ph that Thomas was building bridges across Peach Tree Creek; that McPherson and Schofield were well othe east side within the pocket formed by Peach Tree Creek and the Chattahoochee River, I determinederson to assist Thomas without recrossing Peach Tree Creek in the vicinity of Decatur, and making onrything, at all hazards, on their side of Peach Tree Creek; he impressed upon them that they should t in driving the enemy down and back upon Peach Tree Creek, from right to left. General G. W. Smitham succeeded in driving the Federals down Peach Tree Creek and near his right. Thus orders were g, as it advanced and drove the enemy down Peach Tree Creek between our general line of battle and thross the Chattahoochee, near the mouth of Peach Tree Creek, whilst Hardee advanced from his position[6 more...]