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The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 1,463 127 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 1,378 372 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 810 42 Browse Search
John Bell Hood., Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and Confederate Armies 606 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 565 25 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 473 17 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 373 5 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 372 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 277 1 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 232 78 Browse Search
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is probably no other foundation than mere rumor for stating that they have advanced from that point. When we do receive reliable news from the Valley we have no doubt that it will be favorable, and of a character to reflect fresh lustre upon Confederate arms. Affairs down the river. It is now believed that a considerable portion of the enemy's force which lately crossed to the north side of James river has recrossed and again joined Grant.--The object of this movement, in so far as it was designed to create a diversion, signally failed, as have most of the enemy's plans in the present campaign. The situation in Georgia. There were no official dispatches from Atlanta last night. We were informed that communication had been cut off by a party of Yankee raiders, who tapped the railroad between Macon and Savannah. We make this statement as a contradiction of a rumor, circulated last evening that news had been received of a disaster to our arms in that quarter.
Rousseau's return to Marietta, after having burnt all the railroad bridges north of Marietta and twenty miles south of it. The dispatch also says Ganaud's expedition was successful, destroying the bridges at Covington, forty miles east of Atlanta. Dispatches also say the Yankees have buried a thousand dead rebels since the late fight at Atlanta, and that the situation is favorable. A steam tug struck a shag and stink on the Mississippi river, fifteen miles below Greenville, MisAtlanta, and that the situation is favorable. A steam tug struck a shag and stink on the Mississippi river, fifteen miles below Greenville, Miss., on the 21st, losing fifty lives, principally of the Death (Federal) Missouri cavalry. McPherson's remains have arrived at Nashville, en route for Louisville. The Loyal Leaguers have been called out in Baltimore. The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is again cut. The Washington Chronicle says the commanding generals have requested the utmost secrecy in regard to military operations, and that Grant's operations especially demand secrecy. Voorhees has been again nominated f
ee brigades of Hindman's division, was throwing up heavy breast works across the elegant grounds which enclose one of the handsomest residences in the vicinity of Atlanta; dismounted cavalry were getting into line; wagons pushing to the rear and couriers dashing by; while far and near there arose above the inxuriant foliage of the battle. His first observation, as he took my hand, was, "Mr.--, at 1 o'clock I attack the enemy. He has pressed our lines until be is within a short distance of Atlanta, and I must fight or evacuate. I am going to fight. The odds are against us, but I leave the issue with the God of Battles." We parted, and General Hood with hiutterly depressing. One hour more, and the metric of our army opposed to double its numbers, fighting behind breastworks, with catabolic incentive, the spires of Atlanta in view, and its booty in prospect, will be undergoing an ordeal by fire. One hour more, and hundreds of dear friends, whose merry laugh you have answered around