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end, we will find where the enemy's weak point is. To Butler Grant described the operations on the left, and said: This woe enemy modified his defensive line north of the James, and Grant strengthened Fort Harrison and turned its guns against thosd now become extremely delicate. Ground had been gained by Grant at each extremity; the right and left wings were both advan the circle, he could transfer troops in a few hours, while Grant, on the arc, required a day to move his men from Petersburgs more than equalized by the position the other enjoyed. Grant, however, was steadily acquiring ground which must in the e. The returns of each army for the month of September show Grant's fighting force, in the armies of the Potomac and the Jame reduced by the same long and arduous service as Lee's, and Grant's recent recruits had not been numerous. The above statemeay be calamitous. There have been critics who pronounced Grant's method of extending north and south of the James simultan
's line found to extend further than expected Grant suspends operation returns to City Point, supCrook's force the Valley can be held. To this Grant replied on the 3rd of October; You can take up extremely desirable. I propose to visit General Grant, and would like to see you first. On th not abundant there. Sheridan's purpose under Grant's orders has been to render the Valley untenab The rebels indeed so thoroughly appreciated Grant's policy that they themselves acted on the same. The difficulty Meade found in expressing Grant's idea, may be thought to illustrate the unadvreport the situation at the bridge; several of Grant's own aides-de-camp were sent to reconnoitre; became engaged with the enemy, and contrary to Grant's orders and intentions, an assault was made othere was a more concentrated movement made by Grant. But although his operations had thus takende an unsuccessful advance north of the James, Grant promptly seized the opportunity to continue th[59 more...]
ference of character between Grant and Thomas Grant and Sherman direct concentration in Tennessee danger of Thomas reinforcement of Thomas by Grant situation on the Tennessee Grant visits the wrapped in the overcoat of a private soldier, Grant liked to form one of the group around this fir evidence enough that Lincoln was a great man. Grant often said at this time that he thought him byults which he himself scrupulously avoided. Grant indeed rarely showed vexation at occurrences, tches of the siege of Petersburg. Even when Grant had thrown himself on his bed, one of his stafr 11th, for Sherman to make his march; so that Grant was actually preparing and arranging for Shermvocation originated at Washington, was urging Grant for permission to start. At 9.30 P. M. of the 2nd, however, Grant's second telegram arrived, and Sherman answered at once: Despatch of 11.30 A. t was known at the Headquarters of the armies, Grant telegraphed to Halleck: I suppose without my s[72 more...]