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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 666 0 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 174 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 124 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 74 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 48 0 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 46 22 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 42 0 Browse Search
William Boynton, Sherman's Historical Raid 40 0 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) 32 0 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1 28 0 Browse Search
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John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter VIII (search)
t to the Camp of Frank P. Blair, Jr. anecdote of Sherman and Hooker under fire the assault on Kenesaw tendency of veteran troops the death of McPherson before Atlanta Sherman's error in a questiea, as indicated by his despatch to Sherman, that Johnston had drawn his main force from around Kenesaw, and was about to strike our extreme right. I recollect that I was all the time on the watch fthe contrary. In the final movement which resulted in the withdrawal of Johnston's army from Kenesaw, the Army of the Tennessee passed by the right flank of my infantry line along the famous Sandtof this alternative could not have been unthought of by any of us at the time of the assault on Kenesaw. But there was another alternative in this and similar cases, which was much discussed at vaications, and strike directly at his flank and rear. Such a movement, it was urged, at Dalton, Kenesaw, or Atlanta would have compelled Johnston to fight a battle on equal terms with one half of She
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Chapter XVII (search)
tactical operations to which he limited himself. The manner in which that army, then under Hood instead of Johnston, was finally broken up, by Sherman's subordinates in Tennessee, slows clearly enough what kind of modification of Sherman's tactical methods was requisite to enable him to reach the same result in Georgia. Sherman's tactical operations during the entire Atlanta campaign were marked by the highest degree of prudence and caution. Even his one assault upon fortified lines at Kenesaw was no exception; for the worst that could happen in that was what actually did happen, namely, a fruitless loss of a considerable number of men, yet a number quite insignificant in comparison with the total strength of his army. Johnston displayed similar qualities in an equal degree so long as he was in command; and his well-known ability may have suggested to Sherman the wisdom of like prudence in all his own operations. But Hood signalized his accession to the command by the boldest
John M. Schofield, Forty-six years in the Army, Index (search)
, menaces Grant at Vicksburg, 71, 98; in the Atlanta campaign, 124-129, 131, 143, 153; his Narrative quoted, 129, 352; battle of Kolb's Farm, 133; withdrawal from Kenesaw, 136; criticizes Hood's assault at Franklin, 183; relieved by Hood, 231, 312; on Davis's desire for aggressive campaigns, 234; surrender to and negotiations with , 37 Kansas City, Mo., S. at, 81-83; Lane agrees, but fails, to meet S. at, 81, 83; interview between S. and Ewing at, 82 Kelton, Utah, a trip to, 430 Kenesaw, Ga., military movements near, 133, 143; Johnston's withdrawal from, 136; Sherman's assault and repulse at, 142-144, 340 Kentucky, apprehended invasion of, by Hof his mastery in Georgia, 338; failure of Hood and Forrest to damage his communications, 338; aims to destroy Georgia, 339; a master of logistics, 339; repulse at Kenesaw, 340; character of his campaign against Johnston, 342; claims credit for destruction of Hood. 343; plans junction with S. at Goldsboroa, 346; at Laurel Hill, 346