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East Point (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
s on, 170-172, 174, 175, 185, 186, 191 192, 195-197, 202-220, 251, 254, 258, 282; advantages of the day gained at Spring Hill and, 185, 186, 219; S. crosses to the north side, 207, 208; Thomas plans to draw Hood across, 211; fears for troops on, 222; possibilities of Hood's strategy at, 231; movement to Nashville from, 251 Ducktown, Tenn., S.'s retreat from, 175; troops ordered to Spring till from, 219 Dug Springs, Mo., skirmish at, 38 E Earthquake, a celebrated, 430, 431 East Point, Ga., proposed military movements at, 152 Eastport, Miss., Forrest at, 319 Education, universal, 519, 520; the true value of, 522, 523; the foundation of popular government, 533 Eighth Wisconsin Volunteers, action at Fredericktown, Mo., 51-53 Elkins, Stephen B., Secretary of War, 423 Elliot, Dr., president of Washington University, 31 Elliott, Maj.-Gen. Washington L., battle of Nashville, 263 Emancipation, the question in Missouri, 56-58, 71, 74, 90, 103; the doctrines of
Lawrenceburg (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
lle, 185; possibilities of Thomas moving against, from Pulaski or Columbia, 194-197; advances from Florence, 195 et seq.; Thomas's purpose to fight him at Columbia, 195-197, 201; necessity of guarding his bridges at Florence, 197; movement via Lawrenceburg, 201; Thomas's anxiety to hold him in check, 205, 206, 220 et seq., 231; superiority in cavalry, 207; gains possession of Rally Hill, 209; to be urged toward Clarksville, 211; Thomas plans to draw him across Duck River, 211; S.'s belief in therner's Hall, 99; ceases hostilities against S., 99; the President's use of, 111, 112; secures the appointment of Curtis in Kansas, 112 Laurel Hill, N. C., Sherman at, 346 Lawrence, Kan., massacre at, 77-79, 234; mass meeting at, 80 Lawrenceburg, Ala., Hood's movement via, 201 Lazelle, Col. Henry M., commandant at West Point, investigates the Whittaker case, 445 Leavenworth, Kan., plans in, for retaliation on Missouri, 79, 81, 83, 84; S. at, 80-82; Lane speaks at, 81; martial law i
Peachtree Creek (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
arpeth, 222-224; S. deprecates further attempt to hold him back, 222, 223; mistakes in the battle of Franklin, 230; relieves Johnston in command. 231; possibilities of defeating S. at Duck River, 231; attack on tile Army of the Tennessee at Peachtree Creek, 232; on Davis's desire for aggressive campaigns, 234; his total defeat, 246-249, 251-254; battle of Atlanta, 247; pursuit of, 248-250; advance from Spring Hill to Franklin, 251; escape across the Tennessee, 251; Franklin his death-blow, 25225; friendly relations with S., 125, 136-139; question of relative rank between Hooker and, 136; personal characteristics, 137, 138, 146; question of relative rank between S. and, 137; his engagement and desire to get married, 137; killed at Peachtree Creek, 137, 146, 232; a night visit to his camp, 139; on the extension of the lines, June 24-25, 1864, 142; assaults on the lines before Atlanta, 144; opposed to the assault on Kenesaw Mountain, 144; general grief at his death, 146; battle of Resa
Florida (Florida, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
37 Canby, Maj.-Gen. Edward R. S., S.'s meeting with in Florida, and subsequent relations with, 23, 24; commanding Departmng the War Department, 413 et seq., 478 Everglades, the, Fla., the Seminoles in, 23 Ewing, Maj.-Gen., Hugh, in the Kan0; Beauregard near, 288 Florence, Italy, S. at, 393 Florida, the second Artillery ordered to, 18; S.'s service in, 19-is administration, 423 Hartsuff, George L., ill luck in Florida, 25; organizes the Twenty-third Army Corps, 25; intimacy w1, 22; proficiency in drawing, 23; military engineering in Florida, 23, 24, 183; ordered to West Point, 24, 25; stricken with27-29; study of physics, 28; literary work, 28; results of Florida fever, 28; study of astronomy, 28, 29; marries Miss BartleSecond U. S. Artillery, S.'s service in, 17-19; ordered to Florida, 18; service in Missouri, 35; battle of Boonville, 37 Secoe Sanitary Commission, 31 Yellow fever, outbreak of, in Florida, 20, 24, 25, 183; S.'s eradication of, from the army, 183
Dug Springs (New Mexico, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
h side, 207, 208; Thomas plans to draw Hood across, 211; fears for troops on, 222; possibilities of Hood's strategy at, 231; movement to Nashville from, 251 Ducktown, Tenn., S.'s retreat from, 175; troops ordered to Spring till from, 219 Dug Springs, Mo., skirmish at, 38 E Earthquake, a celebrated, 430, 431 East Point, Ga., proposed military movements at, 152 Eastport, Miss., Forrest at, 319 Education, universal, 519, 520; the true value of, 522, 523; the foundation of popueneral U. S. Volunteers, 35; appoints S. adjutant-general and chief of staff, 35, 37; character and patriotism, 36, 38-45; captures Camp Jackson, 36, 37; moves on the interior of Missouri, 37; junction with Sturgis and Sigel, 38; skirmishes at Dug Springs and Curran Post Office, 38; difficulties of his campaign, 38-43; returns to Springfield, 39; solicitude for the loyal people of Missouri, 39, 42; battle of Wilson's Creek, 39, 40, 42-47, 141, 363, 364; letter from Fremont, Aug. 6, 1861, 39, 40
Petersburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
ous, 540, 543 Party politics, a detriment in the War Department, 407 et seq. Patriotism, of the American soldier, 183; a valuable kind of, 360; true, 481; professional, 539, 540 Peabody Fund, Grant at meeting of trustees of, 413 Pearl River, examination of the harbor of, 432 Pennock, Rear-Adm., takes S. to Hawaii, 431 Pennsylvania, the Confederate invasion of, 234; delays in calling out her reserves, 525 Pensacola, Fla., possible movement by Sherman to, 312, 332 Petersburg, Va., siege of, 313, 329; Sherman's plan of marching against, 347 Philadelphia, assembly of the Society of the Army of the Potomac at, 429 Phrases: Anonymous or unassigned: If digging is the way to put down the rebellion I guess we will have to do it, 155 If you were half as scared as I am, you would run away, 45 It is all right, boys; I like the way the old man chaws his tobacco, 120 Oh, just to make him yelp, 490 That book is closed, 473 The bell from the Secretary's office is ringin
St. Louis (Missouri, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
214, 215, 219; moves against Forrest at Thompson's Station, 173, 216; moves to Columbia, 201; position north of Rutherford Creek, 214; superintendent of the Military Academy, 442 Ruggles, Adjt.-Gen. George D., promulgates orders concerning tactics in riots, 505, 506 Rutherford Creek, military movements on, 214 S St. John's River, the, travel and sickness on, 19, 25 St. Joseph, Mo., allegations from persons in, concerning arming of disloyal persons in Missouri, 104, 105 St. Louis, Mo., S.'s residences, sojourns, and commands in, and visits to, 30, 50, 51, 53, 64, 84, 110, 424, 425, 427, 428; loyal and patriotic citizens, 30, 31; enlistment of loyal volunteers, 33, 34; defense of the arsenal, 33, 34; night drills, 34; secured to the Union side, 37; Jeff Thompson threatens communications with, 51; Union convention, 54; disloyalty in, 57; opposition to S. in, 58-61, 424, 427, 428; importance, 60; dismissal of militia regiments in, 85; factions, 85, 86; return of the radi
Palatka (Florida, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
d committee from St. Louis to Washington, 58, 59 Otis, Brig.-Gen., commanding Department of the Columbia, 510; orders to, concerning obstruction of Pacific rail-roads, 510, 511 Owens River, the earthquake of 1871 on the, 431 P Pacific Ocean, development of railroad communication between the Mississippi and the, 491, 492 Pacific railroads, the, riots on, 492 et seq.; the acts authorizing, 509, 510; military roads, 509-512 Palais Royal, Prince Napoleon's dinner at, 389 Palatka, Fla., S. at, 19 Palmer, Maj.-Gen. John M., movement before Atlanta, Aug. 4-5, 1864, 149; mistakes, 149, 150; his national services, 150; S.'s esteem for, 150, 151; Thomas's opinion of, 151 Palmetto Station, Ga., Hood's movement from, 316 Paola, Kan., Lane's scheme of retaliatory movement from, 81-84 Paper money, 532 Paris, France, S.'s mission to, 384-393; speech by S. at the American Thanksgiving dinner, 386, 387; courtesies to S. in, 392 Paris, Tenn., possible movement by
Decatur (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
Gordon's Ferry, Tenn., proposal to obstruct roads at, 211 Grand Hotel, Paris, S.'s speech at, 386, 387 Granger, Brig.-Gen. R. S., proposed concentration of his troops on the Chattanooga railroad, 194, 197, 203; possibilities of his holding Decatur, 197; detained at Murfreesboroa, 197; Sherman advises that he threaten the rear, 199; expected at Murfreesboroa, 205 Granny White Turnpike, Tenn., military operations on, 244, 245, 264, 268-270 Grant, Col. Frederick D., on Gen. Grant's estthe Tennessee, 311, 312, 315; opposing Hood in Tennessee, 313; smallness of his force, 314; campaign in Tennessee, 315 et seq.; extended command for, 317; to watch Hood, 317; to move toward Selma and Columbus, Miss., 317; to hold Chattanooga and Decatur, 317, 319; to assume offensive against Hood, 319-321, 325, 326; possible movement of Beauregard against, 321; official report of battle of Nashville, 327; failure to destroy Hood, 335; Sherman's knowledge of his character, 336; possibilities of
Arkansas (United States) (search for this): chapter 32
troubles, 79, 80, 84 Anti-slavery man, distinguished from abolitionist, 74 Appalachicola River, the, Sherman's proposed movement on, 317 Arkansas, Fremont's plan of campaign in, 49; importance of combining with Missouri and Tennessee in a department, 60, 61; Confederate movements in, 61; the emancipation proclamation in, 75; reinforcements for Steele in, 85; S. reclaims all of, 90; raids into Missouri from, 101; Steele commanding in, 112; included in Division of the Gulf, 447 Arkansas River, the, Fremont's plan of campaign on, 49; Confederate movements on, 61; Union raid on, 63; proposed movements on, 70; its control secured, 70 Arlington, Va., burial of Sheridan at, 467 Army. See United States army. Army of the Cumberland, the, its unwieldy size, 122, 139; in the Atlanta campaign, 123,129, 130; love for Thomas, 123, 239, 242; operations and dispositions in Tennessee, 166; Logan ordered to assume command, 239, 240; Thomas commanding, 275; dedicates the fields of Ch
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