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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 103 1 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 90 2 Browse Search
Col. John C. Moore, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.2, Missouri (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 67 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. 65 1 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 35 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 26 2 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 23 1 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 19 1 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 14 2 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XIII (search)
rgy which battle alone could arouse in his strong nature: Smith has not reached far enough to the right. Put in your troops! Occasionally, when a shell struck and exploded near where we were, causing his horse to make a slight start, and only a slight one,—for the nature of the horse was much the same as that of the rider,—the only change visible in the face or form of that stout-hearted soldier was a slight motion of the bridle-hand to check the horse. My own beautiful gray charger, Frank Blair, though naturally more nervous than the other, had become by that time hardly less fearless. But I doubt if my great senior ever noticed that day what effect the explosion of a shell produced on either the gray horse or his rider. He had on his shoulders the responsibilities of a great battle, while I then had better than ever before opportunity to study the character of my chief. A wiser commander than Hood might very probably have saved his army from that terrible and useless sacr
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
Dec. 16, 1864, 263; battle of Nashville, 242-244, 263, 264, 291 France, S.'s mission to, 276, 382 et seq.; intervention in Mexico, 377 et seq., 543; friendship with the United States, 379, 382 et seq.; dangers of war with, 381 et seq.; demands recognition of Maximilian's government, 384; excitement in, 385; national pride, 387; unpopularity of the Mexican scheme in, 387; S. journeys through, 392; the autumn manoeuvers of 1881, 451-453; army retirement in, 452; S.'s memories of, 453 Frank Blair, S.'s charger, 250 Franklin, Tenn., battle of, 160, 161, 166, 177-181, 183-188, 197, 220-225, 227-230, 233, 236, 237, 240, 247, 248, 251-254, 258, 259, 262, 279, 281-283, 301, 327, 343, 344, 543; military movements near, 170, 171, 173-176, 178, 183-187; the retreat to, 171, 210, 212, 215 et seq.; clearing the way to, 173; Twining's ride to, 174; S. reaches, 175, 221; difficulties of bridging the river at, 175-177, 219, 281, 282; danger of Hood's crossing the Harpeth above, 176; needles