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ear and on the right by Generals Schofield and Thomas. Major-General Sherman desires and expectsck, you complained to me bitterly against George H. Thomas, that he claimed for the Army of the Cumbions to this rule. I certainly never gave General Thomas any occasion to have strong feelings agait first and as I was moving to the rear of General Thomas's army, I saw General Logan sitting on themmander and was entitled to better treatment. Thomas complained of Logan in several matters and saitent for it and he desired to place him in it. Thomas answered with much feeling that he was sorry ty to resign his command. Sherman answered General Thomas: You certainly would not do that and leave anything that will seem to reflect on Logan. Thomas answered: Well, let the President or Secretaryould act cordially and harmoniously together? Thomas said: Yes, that's it, and I think, to insure she papers, and hailed with delight the news of Thomas's victory and General Logan's return to Washin[12 more...]
er implicitly, because he felt quite sure that Thomas would consider that he had taken advantage of y, from which place he was to communicate with Thomas and advise him of the orders he had received. him, instructing the officer to try to induce Thomas to make the attack which General Grant had ordf the orders he held. General Logan felt that Thomas's further persistency in delay, notwithstandinay morning. People here all jubilant over General Thomas's success. Confidence seems to be restorethe sugges tion to return to his command after Thomas's victory, ignoring the opportunity which had General Logan often said that, had he been in Thomas's place, he would have made the attack much sould have had a victory as brilliant as that of Thomas's on the 15th of December. I often heard Gas not deterred from obeying orders to relieve Thomas on any other ground than that he would not be time perfecting, no one will ever know, as General Thomas was of a peculiar disposition, and was so [19 more...]
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography, Chapter 10: (search)
he perfect management it might have been most uncomfortable. About ten o'clock President Grant entered the reception-room assigned him. He was accompanied by Senator Morgan, of New York, and one or two others; Mrs. Grant was escorted by General George H. Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. Colfax came in together. Horace Greeley, Julia Ward Howe, Governors Jewell of Connecticut, Oglesby of Illinois, Curtin of Pennsylvania, Fenton of New York, and innumerable others, including many army and navy heroes were ts he was fleeing from Richmond, was the crowning glory of his brilliant career. I remember seeing a group of such men as Porter, Farragut, Du Pont, Dahlgren, and Rogers together, while Generals Sherman, Logan, McDowell, Meade, Burnside, Hancock, Thomas, Sickles, and a host of others recalled the stirring events of the war so recently over. Celebrities from every part of the country were among the numbers who were glad to honor General and Mrs. Grant by their presence, making the inauguration c
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography, Chapter 11: (search)
esult of this movement Reducing the army to a peace basis Sherman's hostility to Logan's measure a congressional scandal Logan checkmates Butler death of General Thomas honors to the memory of General Rawlins General Logan's victorious campaign for the senatorship and my share in it removal to Chicago the great fire chaire would not have been the very many scandals that have reflected upon our national and State legislators in these later years. In the month of April General George H. Thomas died. He was mourned throughout the whole nation as a gallant soldier. Memorial services were held throughout the country. General Logan, being the cthe grief of the nation at the untimely death of this great soldier. General Logan was the orator of the evening, and paid a glowing tribute to the memory of General Thomas, forgetting, in his grief at the nation's loss, the personal differences which had existed between him and the dead soldier, thus giving another illustration