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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
he other hand, the Federals strongly occupy the line of railway from Memphis to Corinth, which it is proposed to force. Grierson, the Union general, whose headquarters are at La Grange, has distributed his three cavalry brigades along that line and column crosses over. Smith and Mizner are distanced. However, the wagons have so much trouble in making headway that Grierson may yet catch up with them and strip Forrest of his booty. In order to deceive him, the latter leads on the westward Riuth. Forrest's ruse succeeded all the better because he left at La Fayette soldiers who, disguised as countrymen, gave Grierson false information. The latter brought Hatch's brigade by rail from La Grange to Moscow. Mizner follows him the next damusket-shots, to a point in front of Collierville. In spite of the reinforcement he finds in the garrison of this post, Grierson does not wish to risk a battle in the night. Before daybreak Forrest escapes from him in the direction of Mount Pleasan
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)
e should arrive, it was agreed, on the 10th. Grierson and his men knew this route well; it was the adding for the campaign the most able men of Grierson's division to the twenty-five hundred men whiich was supported by a regiment detached from Grierson's division. The Southern horsemen, being vi to lose, for on that day, the 14th, at noon, Grierson's division reached New Albany, and without meld have been on the 14th, at the same time as Grierson, was the final cause of the failure of the whIn fact, on the 19th, he divided his column. Grierson, with Hepburn's brigade, proceeds south-eastw and estimate his forces. The soldiers, whom Grierson had not accustomed to serve a campaign in thaving crossed, on the 24th, the Tippah River. Grierson's division returned to Germantown on the 25thwhere he happened to be by chance, he ordered Grierson to move his cavalry forward on the enemy's tre of Mississippi, out of reach of the enemy. Grierson did not deem it advisable to make any attempt[9 more...]