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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
for the arrival of the blue coats, and chafing under the oppression of the Confederates. The railroad, passing through Knoxville, connected the armies of the east with those of the west; its loss would have increased the distance which separated them. At last Buell's inaction emboldened his opponents, and Bragg resumed the offensive by sending some daring partisans upon his flanks and upon his base of operations. But we shall have occasion a little later to speak of the expeditions of Forrest and Morgan, as also of the campaign to which they were the fortunate prelude; we must, for the present, leave Bragg and Buell fronting each other, and return to the banks of the Mississippi. Farragut, as we have stated, had rapidly ascended this river, and witnessed the unresisting submission of all the towns lying along its course as far as Vicksburg, the fortifications of which had stopped the progress of his vessels on the 18th of May, 1862. Situated at an almost equal distance from
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Kentucky (search)
e becoming bolder every day; the expeditions of Morgan and Forrest during the month of July, 1862, had restored all their cone others, however, soon rallied and attacked the invaders; Forrest's horsemen, being very much exposed in their turn, were fosurrendered, despite the protests of his officers. It was Forrest's only exploit, but for a time it seriously interrupted Buvade Tennessee through the open gap before him. Meanwhile, Forrest, with four regiments numbering fifteen hundred or two thouure a Federal post stationed in a stockade. The next day, Forrest, seeing that his adversaries were preparing to surround hiem. This reverse paralyzed for some time the movements of Forrest. Morgan, on his side, describing a complete circle, re- and reached Pikeville on the 30th of August, the day that Forrest was put to flight near MacMinnville, and that Kirby Smith Cove arrived at Crossville with his heads of column, where Forrest found him the next day. The detour he had thus made to the
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—Tennessee. (search)
y, possessed an immense advantage over them. Forrest felt so sure of victory that he proposed to Dh of December, the very day that Van Dorn and Forrest had struck the blow which compelled Grant to , which was then seriously menaced. In fact, Forrest and Morgan, at the head of five or six thousaentucky by means of audacious expeditions. Forrest, whose soldiers had been sorely tried by the ville, everything was ready for the assault. Forrest, who was encamped south of the town, near Lavthe hands of his adversaries. On his side, Forrest had retired in the direction of the Franklin the day before, in the afternoon of the 6th. Forrest, on receiving these tidings, quickly fell bactorch into the midst of Rosecrans' depots. Forrest profited by the skirmishing that took place ilroad and taking a large number of prisoners, Forrest was himself completely beaten at Parker's Cro. The latter set off a few days later than Forrest. Throwing small parties of cavalry in differ[19 more...]