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John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 14: siege and capture of Vicksburg (search)
he country and to the administration, and hence Dana's judgment as to the merits and character of thd. In this connection it must be conceded that Dana's frequent references to McClernand's shortcomir base of supplies at the Landing. In this way Dana became familiar with every detail of army adminty miles above the mouth of the Yazoo. He took Dana and two young aides-de-camp with him, but had ne dismissed with the statement that it complete Dana's knowledge of Grant's character and habits fro stronghold, which was his principal objective, Dana properly took the view that withdrawal under thto wait. Meanwhile it was fully discussed with Dana, and he gave it his adherence and support, but pulse at the hands of the half-drilled negroes, Dana expressed himself as happy to report that the sng the toils about them. As early as June 14th Dana came to the conclusion that the surrender was cthe Union. Not the least interesting part of Dana's correspondence for this memorable summer is f[27 more...]
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 15: generals and staff, army of the Tennessee (search)
rdinates, nothing can be more certain than that Dana did a great service to Grant and the country inontains the last word ever penned or uttered by Dana in regard to the great soldier — with whom he h may be well to call attention to the fact that Dana perhaps undervalued him in the strictly clericahis various positions. It is believed that had Dana's attention been directed specially to Rawlins'. I had many conversations throughout life with Dana about Rawlins, and know that I am doing neither return to the staff-officers and generals whom Dana described in his letters to Stanton. The nexeasons, were omitted. Of William T. Sherman, Dana always wrote in terms of commendation. He firsto Joseph E. Johnston's army in North Carolina, Dana, by a few vigorous touches, strongly accentuatel and the best training of the regular army. Dana's official correspondence shows nothing more ththey were placed in my possession. They are in Dana's well-known hand, and are singularly free from[21 more...]
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 16: Dana returns to Washington (search)
to Chattanooga Meets Stanton at Louisville Dana was the first man from Vicksburg to reach Washiuntry was correspondingly elated and exultant. Dana, with full particulars of the wonderful campaigh the army south of the Tennessee was supplied, Dana was compelled to continue his journey on horsebr 9th. Rosecrans reached there on the 10th and Dana on the evening of the 11th. He at once reporteficult country in which it was operating filled Dana with the fear that if the enemy should move strnd grind up Bragg's flank, as he must have told Dana he intended to do. It makes no explanation of wLongstreet and saved the Union army from ruin. Dana did all in his power for Granger and Steedman, this campaign as well as in that of Vicksburg, Dana's greatest service was due to the light his corortifications. In addition to these despatches Dana also wrote letters from time to time to the Secpervision. While it is abundantly evident that Dana reported from time to time everything that came[50 more...]
John Harrison Wilson, The life of Charles Henry Dana, Chapter 17: campaign of Chattanooga (search)
Grant and staff taking the longer route, while Dana and I, after baiting our horses, climbed Waldenhad been done to relieve their discomfort, when Dana and I arrived on the scene. Grant was sitting of operations for shortening the cracker line. Dana's work for the rest of the campaign was of secoed, wounded, and prisoners. The next morning Dana and I rode with Grant and Thomas into Lookout Vdeadly antagonist. For the light it threw on Dana's own characteristics, this ride into east Tennnd myself that it produced the same effect upon Dana. With these facts well in mind, it is easy to themselves to undertake impossibilities. As Dana was personally present with the generals in freesistible. As operations had ceased elsewhere, Dana was, as usual, glad to go, and overtook Shermanrything fit for a remount, I asked Blair to let Dana have a led horse of his till another could be g false wall and the rear end of the stable, and Dana proposed to go back for that, but the distance [43 more...]