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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)
ed the army of the Tennessee, composed of the divisions of Hurlbut, Sherman, Smith and Davis, was under the orders of General Thomas, who at the beginning of the war had distinguished himself at Mill Springs. Buell commanded the army of the Ohio, whived by two roads, while Grant, on the right wing, had led the three columns composed of his old troops then commanded by Thomas and McClernand. If this movement had been executed with promptness, if at least a portion of this numerous army had take But the advice of the conqueror of Donelson was not listened to. Fortunately for the Federals, the advanced positions of Thomas' army on the right were entrusted to Sherman. Although the combats, the marches and sickness had reduced his division toallels, stood a farm containing several buildings known as Russell's House. A road coming from the positions occupied by Thomas' centre crossed Bridge Creek; seven hundred and fifty metres farther it reached the hillock, and two hundred and eighty m
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
atteries. They would probably have succeeded in capturing or dislodging them if the first brigade of Hill's corps, under Thomas, had not come up at this very instant to the relief of Early. This timely reinforcement checked the rush of the Federalssistance. In fact, the whole of Hill's corps had just appeared on the field of battle, and that general, after sending Thomas to Early's assistance, led the three brigades of Branch, Pender and Archer in person to the left to replace Winder's divi Pope insisted; Grover's brigade charged with the bayonet, and penetrating between the Confederate brigades of Gregg and Thomas set foot on the embankment. All Hill's troops were concentrated to dislodge them; the rest of Hooker's division hastenehem without flinching, and drove them back in disorder. The other brigades of the same division, under Gregg, Pender and Thomas, with a portion of Lawton's troops, came to their assistance. Under this new effort Stevens' small division finally gave
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
entrusted its defence to his best lieutenant, Thomas, the conqueror of Mill Springs. But while theascertain on which side he would attack them. Thomas had correctly guessed his intentions, and on tof concentrating his forces upon his left, as Thomas had requested him to do, and placing himself sd none of the resources necessary to an army. Thomas, who arrived there on the 25th, was obliged totwo, designated as the fourth and sixth, under Thomas. These troops reached Murfreesborough betweenorder to ensure his retreat. Leaving to General Thomas the care of organizing the defence of Nash sent back one of the divisions of his army to Thomas. On the following day every doubt was dispellng the race of which that city was the prize. Thomas was summoned in great haste with the first divved from command, and the President designated Thomas as his successor. But the latter declined, anble troops had gone to join Buell's army under Thomas' command; and Grant was left with only a suffi[1 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
McCook transferred the active command of it to Thomas, who had performed the undefined duties of sechave said, into three corps, under Crittenden, Thomas and McCook. On the morning of December 26thusted with its defence was able to destroy it. Thomas, on the right, finding no one in front of him,body of his troops in the vicinity of Triune. Thomas had joined Crittenden's corps on the causeway ssible speed, followed by Negley's division of Thomas' corps, the other division of the same corps uoops massed on the left into line, commenced. Thomas had posted Rousseau's division along the norths forming on the right, parallel to the road. Thomas, dispassioned and unmoved in the heat of battlcome to take position on his right in front of Thomas, but he simply exchanged a few volleys of muskade in first line and Grose's in second line. Thomas' movement having entirely uncovered Palmer's ron of the Federals much more critical; indeed, Thomas' left flank, placed in front of the road, and [5 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
l's Gap, Gregory's Gap and Snicker's Gap-were, therefore, either masked or occupied. Lee had not defended them, and had merely directed the brigades of Gregg and Thomas to make an insignificant demonstration on the 2d against the troops posted in the last-mentioned defile. He had, in fact, guessed the purpose of the Federals; Archer on the right, separated from each other by considerable intervals. Behind these intervals, along the military road, were Gregg's brigade on the right and Thomas' on the left. Meade's Pennsylvanians were well-tried troops whom we have already seen fighting gallantly before Richmond, at Beaver Dam and on the bloody battlhe brigade re-formed with difficulty some distance in the rear. In the mean while, Meade's right, after driving Lane's brigade before it, had become engaged with Thomas' brigade, which made a stand before him. It was a critical moment; it would require one or two fresh divisions to penetrate the gap that Meade opened through the
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
lf of volume II. I. Battle of Perryville, book I., chapter I. Federal army. Commander-in-chief, Major-General D. C. Buell. Second in Command, Major-general Thomas. 1st corps (left wing), Brigadier-general A. M. McCook. 1st Division (Sill, commander ad interim). Brigade, Sill; brigade, ...... Division, Rousseauision, Palmer (4th). Craft's brigade, Hazen's brigade (19), Grose's brigade (10). 3d Division, Van Cleve. Fyffe's brigade, Gibson's brigade. Centre, Major-general Thomas. Division, Negley (8). Stanley's brigade, Miller's brigade (7). Division, Rousseau. Regular brigade, Shepherd; Beatty's brigade (17), Scribner's briKershaw's brigade, Semmes' brigade, Drayton's brigade. Artillery, Walton. 2d corps, Jackson. 1st Division, A. P. Hill. Field's brigade, Gregg's brigade, Thomas' brigade, Lane's brigade, Archer's brigade, Pender's brigade. 2d Division, D. H. Hill. Rodes' brigade, Iverson's brigade, Doles' brigade (formerly Ripley's),