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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 141 1 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 120 2 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 94 38 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) 54 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 46 20 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, The camp, the battlefield, and the hospital: or, lights and shadows of the great rebellion 42 6 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 38 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 31 9 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 28 10 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 28 0 Browse Search
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From General Bragg's army. heavy freshet at Chattanooga.--condition of the troops — appeal to the women of the Confederacy — the enemy's bridges Washed away — brilliant success of Gen. Wheeler--Eloquent address of President Davis, &c. [from our Own Correspondent.] In Front of Chattanooga,October 16th, 1863. The heavy rain adverted to in my last letter continued to pour down in torrents until last night. Chattanooga Valley, lying between Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge,s, water-bound and unable to move. Granger's corps is on the north side of the river, opposite Chattanooga, where it was sent, I presume, to guard against an attack upon the Moccasin batteries. At last we have authentic intelligence from Gen. Wheeler. He crossed the Tennessee near the mouth of the Hiwassee, passed around Rosecrans's army, destroyed the stores at McMinnville and at a number of depots on the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, set fire to the tressel work at several points <
ir guns, and an unlucky shot might have terminated his career forever. But fortune favors the brave. The Result of Wheeler's Expedition. Wheeler captured upwards of eleven hundred and sixty-five wagons in the Sequatchie Valley, ten hundredWheeler captured upwards of eleven hundred and sixty-five wagons in the Sequatchie Valley, ten hundred and sixty of which he destroyed, and the remainder he succeeded in bringing safely across the Tennessee. He shot upwards of thirty-five hundred mules, and brought out with him nearly one thousand horses and mules. At McMinnville he destroyed thirshed on and destroyed the bridge over Stono and Duck rivers, while Wharton threatened Murfreesboro'. Wharton then joined Wheeler at Shelbyville. The enemy were reinforced and fought and drove Wheeler back. He retreated across the Tennessee river nWheeler back. He retreated across the Tennessee river near Courtland, Ala. Our loss heavy, but it was a brilliant exploit. Roddy is reported to have blown up the tunnel at Cowans." The situation of affairs. The question which now recurs is: At what point is Rosecrans likely to develop his inten
untry could look for nothing but success. He spoke highly of Alabama and her troops, saying he had been shown a battle worn flag, belonging to the State, which had been carried through the bloody fights in Tennessee until pierced by more than fifty of the enemy's ballets; and that its gallant bearer he had just promoted for his heroic conduct. He also spoke of the necessity of strengthening our armies from the large number of home reserves, and mentioned the present jaded condition of Wheeler's cavalry in Tennessee and the want of mounted infantry to relieve, to some extent, their great labors. The President closed amid much applause, and shortly afterward proceeded to the depot, where he took the train for Meridian, Miss. A lady here, intent on seeing the President, awaited his arrival most anxiously at the depot, and, upon seeing him, rushed frantically to where he was, exclaiming in pathetic accents, "Oh, Mr. President, will you let the Yankees come to Selma?" "I as