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General Joseph E. Johnston, Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War 299 3 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 263 3 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 262 60 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 230 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 209 7 Browse Search
Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 180 6 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 178 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 159 7 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 119 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 105 1 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II.. You can also browse the collection for William T. Sherman or search for William T. Sherman in all documents.

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ot been committed for the last twenty years. Directly on the back of this, the tidings were flashed over the country, Sherman has taken Atlanta! Farragut has carried the defenses of Mobile! emphasized by a Proclamation Sept. 3. from President Lincoln for thanksgiving in all the churches on the following Sabbath, with the National thanks to Sherman, Farragut, Canby, and their associates, and salutes of 100 guns from every Navy Yard and naval arsenal Sept. 5. for Mobile, followed by lrmined that there should be no such thing as failure; and therefore we went in to save the Union by battle to the last. Sherman and Farragut have knocked the bottom out of the Chicago nominations; and the elections in Vermont and Maine prove the Ba Jersey--Ten Eyck. Pennsylvania--Cowan. Maryland--Reverly Johnson. West Virginia--Van Winkle, Willey. Ohio — Sherman, Wade. Indiana--Henry S. Lane. Illinois--Trumbull. Missouri--Brown. Henderson. Michigan--Chandler, Howard.
od relieved. Gen. Thomas had been detached by Gen. Sherman from his main army in Georgia, and sent back to our part, and thus deprive us of all the fruits of Sherman's Atlanta campaign; but suppose we refused to be tht of Georgia, and across the Tennessee, what then? Sherman could not determine; so he gave Thomas the widest dted, beaten, and driven out; if he should turn upon Sherman, he was to be followed circumspectly but closely. and continued for a fortnight longer to operate, on Sherman's line of communications nearly up to Chattanooga, iant alternative, but he chose to be safe. While Sherman remained near Kingston, Ga., menacing his flank and for his great venture. At length, a dispatch from Sherman Dated Cartersville, Ga., Nov. 12. apprised Thomaed on our right; while Gen. Steedman, with 5,000 of Sherman's men and a Black brigade, had come up by rail fromcrossing them; Thomas's pontoon train was away with Sherman; and the roads were hardly passable in the rear of
its separate and efficient pontoon train. Gen. Sherman marched and camped first with one wing, theon of our fleet blockading the coast, when Gens. Sherman and Howard rode Dec. 13. to Dr. Cheves' now imported that he had invested the fort. Sherman signaled back that it was important to carry Foster received Dec. 12. his first news of Sherman's appearance before Savannah, and proceeded as ferry, threatening an advance on Augusta--Gen. Sherman thus pursuing his favorite strategy of diviility. Yet, to provide against the chance of Sherman's proving able to overcome the resistance of and, in painful apprehension of a visit from Sherman, was defended by such Georgians as could be mfar as possible, the destruction of Columbia, Sherman continued his march northward. As the fal. Before proceeding with the narrative of Sherman's Great March, it is but just to speak of thedevastation of South Carolina by his army. Sherman's general order, prescribing the conduct of h[59 more...]
te the main Rebel army, reenforced to the utmost, suddenly, unexpectedly, upon Sherman, as he struggled through the gloomy forests and treacherous quicksands of eastrdee, Beauregard, Wheeler, and Hoke, might have afforded him, been hurled upon Sherman, as he confidently approached Savannah, Columbia, or Fayetteville, it is indeeof corps after corps of the Army of the Potomac; yet the necessity of stopping Sherman's career was so indubitably manifest and vital that it seems strange that ever generally, but with liberty to Sheridan to move southward until he reenforced Sherman — still deficient in cavalry — if that should seem advisable. Sheridan left y the vigilance of the enemy; while heavy rains had so swollen that river that Sherman's pontoons would not reach across it: so he was compelled to choose between rerd by the most direct route, to unite with that of Johnston and thus overpower Sherman. It was delivered by Gordon with two divisions: all that was disposable of th
on a battle or a capitulation by the enemy, when he received from his outposts the following overture: Headquarters in the field, April 14, 1865. Major-General W. T. Sherman, Commanding United States Forces: General — The results of the recent campaigns in Virginia have changed the relative military condition of the belliCarolina the damages they would sustain by the march of this army through central or western parts of the State. I am, with respect, your obedient servant, W. T. Sherman, Maj.-Gen. Our forces were now halted; but no response from Johnston was received next day; though Maj. McCoy, of Sherman's staff, remained with Kilpatrics to fulfill these terms, we individually and officially pledge ourselves to promptly obtain authority, and will endeavor to carry out the above programme. W. T. Sherman, Maj.-General, Commanding Army of the U. S. in North Carolina. J. E. Johnston, General, Commanding Confederate States Army in North Carolina. Gen. Sherma
on Richmond, 565. Dallas, Ga., captured by Sherman, 628. Dalton, Ga., captured by Sherman, 62 captures 141 of Wheeler's raiders, 284; with Sherman in his great march from Atlanta to Savannah, routed at Waynesboro, 727. East Point, Ga. Sherman's operations at, 636. Ector, Brig.-Gen., ad, occupied by Sherman, 460. Edisto river, Sherman's army crosses the, 698. Egan, Col., his g 730; compels Lee to surrender, 743-4; visits Sherman at Raleigh, 753; issues general order congratt advances to, 196. Haines's Bluff, Miss., Sherman's feint on, 303; capture of, 310. Hall, Co80 to 387; in the Atlanta campaign. 626; with Sherman in his great march from Atlanta to Savannah, of Fort Hindman, 293; at Vicksburg, 312; with Sherman on his great march from Atlanta to Savannah, odified by order of the President, 2.39; of Gen. Sherman to the people of South Carolina, 240; of Ge160. Savannah, Ga., abandoned by Hardee to Sherman, 695. Scales, Brig.-Gen., wounded at Gett[33 more...]
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