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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
been lost. General Pemberton's report to Adjutant-general Cooper, from Meridian, Miss., November 1, 1863.—Ed Between the 8th and 12th of April two divisions were stationed en échelon along the Mobile and Ohio Railway at Okolona, Macon, Meridian, and especially at Enterprise, where there was an arms-factory of considerable beginning of the war, which connected Jackson on the Mississippi Central with Meridian on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad: it was, in fact, the only railway line througng out despatches of every description, ordering Loring, who happened to be at Meridian, to mount two regiments of infantry, without thinking that it would be impossillow him, at the east. He directed both of them to take up a position between Meridian and Jackson, and to join him as soon as they had united with the reinforcementheir guns. After stopping for a few days at Morton, Johnston finally reached Meridian. On the 18th, Sherman sent out after him Steele's division, which proceeded a
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
ricts and the poverty of others, that the armies could not be regularly supplied with provisions, and that meat from Texas did not arrive in sufficient quantities. The speed of the trains on the Virginia lines had been reduced to ten miles per hour. For want of iron the worn-out rails could not be renewed, nor the rotten cross-ties be replaced for want of workmen. Consequently, the government had the greatest trouble in building the two branches of railway running from Selma, Alabama, to Meridian in Mississippi, and from Danville to Greensborough in North Carolina, although it had concentrated all its efforts upon this work, the strategic importance of which we have indicated elsewhere. Under the influence of these complicated causes the spring of 1863 ushered in a veritable famine, with its melancholy train of suffering and violence. It was feared at one time that the blockade would oblige the Confederacy to succumb before the famine like a besieged city. Immense quantities of