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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 296 296 Browse Search
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Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 13 13 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 11 11 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 11 11 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 8 8 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XVI (search)
of the plan, but says he (General Grant) was in favor of that plan from the time it was first submitted to him, and credits his chief of staff, General Rawlins, with having been very bitterly opposed to it, and with having appealed to the authorities at Washington to stop it. This recollection of General Grant, after the lapse of so long a time, and when he was suffering almost beyond endurance from a fatal disease, may possibly, it seems to me, not express the views he entertained in October, 1864, quite so fully or accurately as his despatch of October 11, 1864, 11 A. M., to General Sherman, heretofore quoted. That despatch was a literal prediction of what Hood actually did. It was dictated by clear military foresight, whether of Grant or Rawlins. How far world-wide approval of Sherman's plans after their brilliant success may have obscured the past can only be conjectured. As distinctly stated by Grant himself soon afterward, he clearly saw that somebody ought to be critici
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XVII (search)
entrated his troops, and after Hood had done considerable damage, to drive the latter out of Tennessee and pursue him with such force and energy as fully to occupy his attention and prevent him from interfering in any manner with Sherman's own operations. Hence Sherman as well as Grant had reason to assume that Hood's army would be eliminated from the military problem in the Atlantic States. Again, the general military situation as known to General Sherman, or probably to anybody else, in October and November, 1864, did not indicate that Grant, with the force he then had in Virginia, would be able to capture or destroy Lee's army. He might undoubtedly capture Petersburg and Richmond, but Lee would probably be able to withdraw his army toward the south, nearer to his sources of supply, and by skilful maneuvers prolong the contest until the National Government might abandon it. Grant's letters at that time confirm this view of the military situation. Some writers have attempted t
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
Department, 541, 542; visits to the President, 541, 542; life in New York, 542; death and burial, 542 Correspondence with: Grant, U. S., April 4, 1864, 340; Sept. 12, 306, 333; Sept. 20, 306, 315, 333; Oct. 10, 315; Oct. 11, 307, 315-317, 323, 325; Oct. 22, 318, 325; Nov. 1, 310,318, 319,322, 325, 334; Nov. 2, 307,319,321, 325; Nov. 6, 310, 320, 333-335; Nov. 7, 320; Dec. 3, 327; Dec. 6, 327, 332, 333; Dec. 16, 327; Dec. 24, 327, 328, 334: Halleck, Sept. 25, 1864, 333: Schofield, J. M., Oct. 1864, 165; Dec. 28, 252, 254, 255, 326; May 5, 1865, 370; March 28, 1876, 439, 440; March 29, 440; March 30, 440, 441; May 25, 1876, 445, 453; Dec. 13, 1880, 447; Dec. 14, 448; May 3, 1881, 450,451, 453: Thomas, G. H., Oct. 19, 1864, 191; Oct. 20, 317, 318; Oct. 31, 198; Nov. 1, 320; Nov. 7, 199; Nov. 11, 321, 322; Nov. 12, 288, 301 Sherman, Mrs. W. T., 542 Shiloh, Tenn., attitude of Halleck toward Grant before, 361 Shoal Creek, military movements on, 201 Sierra Nevada, a trip across