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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
part of the Confederacy. The conscription law, which was in force, had filled up his cadres, mixing young soldiers with those whom the war had already trained. The scattering system, which had prevailed at first, was abandoned; the garrisons along the coast were reduced to their minimum or entirely suppressed, and most of the troops composing them were sent on to Richmond. A few regiments had been brought from the West, where the operations had lost something of their importance since Beauregard had retired into the interior, leaving Corinth in the hands of Halleck. But it was the co-operation of Jackson that Lee was expecting, in order to change the course of the campaign, and execute the offensive movement for which he was preparing. He counted upon his arrival, just as McClellan relied upon that of McDowell. He was not, however, destined to be the victim of the same deceptions which the commander of the army of the Potomac had to experience. Jackson's return to Richmond w
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
ad been sent back to New Orleans by order of Beauregard; six river-boats, the Warrior, the Stonewallather to the numbers than to the strength of Beauregard's army. Finally, toward the 2d or 3d of May had elapsed since the battle of Shiloh, and Beauregard had employed this time in forming around Cory answered that they were carrying powder to Beauregard's army. Presently they began the work of deying on his right, took position in front of Beauregard, along Philips Creek. In the centre, Buell causes which decided him to adopt this step, Beauregard adds another reason which is somewhat singul before Corinth. By this westward movement, Beauregard, moreover, exposed himself to the loss of hin, produced a great sensation in the North. Beauregard had the double merit of having postponed thihe Little Rebel, the General Lovell, the General Beauregard, the General Price, the Sumter and the Jsely a year, to the very day and hour, since Beauregard had fired the first cannon-shot against Fort[32 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
around Corinth had been so modified as to admit of their being defended by this small force. This entrenched camp had been constructed in the month of May for Beauregard's army, more than sixty thousand strong; it had then been occupied and extended by the one hundred thousand men under Halleck. Looking upon the fortifications ps as far as the neighborhood of Little Rock, then proceeded eastward, reached the Mississippi at Helena, crossed it, and, as we have stated, joined the army of Beauregard at Corinth a few days after the battle of Shiloh. After his departure there remained but few regular troops of the Confederacy to defend Arkansas, but this Sof the latter river with the Mississippi, opposite the village of Napoleon, lies only a few kilometres lower down. Curtis hoped that Halleck's campaign against Beauregard would open a portion of this stream and its tributaries to the Federal flotilla, and that some friendly vessels would make their appearance in the waters of Whi
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
At three kilometres below the village of Coosawatchie, the tide being low, there was not water enough. He landed his troops on the right bank and proceeded in the direction of the railroad, hoping to be able to reach the great bridge, which he intended to destroy before the enemy had collected sufficient forces to defend it. Whilst his scouts were occupying the track, the whistle of a locomotive announced the approach of a train coming from Charleston. It was a Georgia regiment sent by Beauregard to guard the river crossings. The Federals, who were posted at a short distance, received the Confederates that were crowded in the open cars with a well-sustained fire of musketry. Several of them were wounded. Their leader, Colonel Harrison, was killed at the first discharge; others, astonished by this unexpected attack, jumped out of the cars, most of them being severely injured by the fall; but the train proceeded on its course. It stopped a little farther on to land the troops tha