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John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 179 35 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 85 3 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 65 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 49 1 Browse Search
General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 47 3 Browse Search
Edward Alfred Pollard, The lost cause; a new Southern history of the War of the Confederates ... Drawn from official sources and approved by the most distinguished Confederate leaders. 46 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 45 1 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 42 0 Browse Search
Col. J. Stoddard Johnston, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 9.1, Kentucky (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 39 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 39 23 Browse Search
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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
heir steps towards Hunter's Landing with the trophies they have taken, they perceive that the enemy has returned in force and is manoeuvring to cut them off. Pillow's soldiers, after their crushing defeat, seeing that they were no longer pursued, had gathered in the woods adjoining the river above Belmont. Polk, on his part, was fully determined not to allow Grant to enjoy his success in peace, and sent, at two different times, six regiments, numbering about four thousand men, under General Cheatham, to attack him. These troops were landed above Belmont, out of sight of the Federal gunboats, which the Columbus batteries held in check, and just as the Federals were beginning their march they had already deployed, so as to intercept their retreat towards Hunter's Landing. It was a severe trial for Grant's young soldiers to see their passage barred by the enemy; but again the example of their leaders urged them on. The Confederate line which sought to interrupt their return was yet
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
icipated, for he was still in hopes that he had only a single division of Buell's army before him. Consequently, he had gradually stripped the whole of his line to sustain the attack on his right. At eight o'clock in the morning the division of Cheatham, ordered back from the neighborhood of Shiloh, brings him important assistance. These gallant soldiers forget their fatigues of the previous day, and show themselves as strong and as resolute as the new adversaries who have arrived during the ed themselves to the energetic defence of that which they occupied. At last, cut up on that side by the concentric fire of three regular batteries, they lose several guns, together with the position which these pieces defended. The division of Cheatham is obliged to make a second countermarch to restore the battle at this point. His departure paralyzes the decisive effort of the Confederates against Nelson's left; but his presence does not assure to the centre any permanent success. In fact,