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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
Mr. Lincoln declined to submit to so strange a pretension, and would not allow that a simple court, setting up for a legislature, should pass judgment upon the law instead of enforcing it. He prudently waited some time, and consented to lighten the burdens, truly excessive, imposed upon the State of New York; afterward, in the course of the month of August, when Lee had recrossed the Rapidan, he concentrated in the great city nearly twelve thousand men, under the immediate command of General E. R. S. Canby, detached from the Army of the Potomac, and the proceedings, resumed on the 18th under the protection of this formidable force, were concluded without disorder. We have finished with the insurrectionary attempts which characterized the summer of 1863, and come back to military events, and first to those of the same period, which we were obliged to set aside in the preceding volume. While a powerful Confederate army was entering into Pennsylvania, the Southern standard was also
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the war in the South-West. (search)
th Smith in his turn crossed. The transports then started, and reached Morganzia on the Mississippi, where all of Banks' forces were mustered for the last time. The laborious and unfortunate Red River campaign was at an end. On the 19th, General Canby, assigned as commander-in-chief of the whole new department of the Trans-Mississippi, had reached Simsport. The authority with which he was invested, and that which his vast experience conferred upon him, were guarantees that henceforth the the next day. This tardy arrival did not permit him to take part in the campaign undertaken by Sherman. The latter was thus at a critical moment deprived of the co-operation of an important part of his old army. Banks, placed henceforth under Canby's orders, returned by water with his troops to New Orleans, where Grant, who did not wish to entrust him with any military operation, let him continue in the exercise of his functions. His vast plans, based on the sale of cotton, were abandoned,