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Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 1 50 0 Browse Search
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott) 42 0 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 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 35 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 30 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1. 24 0 Browse Search
Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley 13 1 Browse Search
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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. 8 0 Browse Search
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have the same effect as a defeat. I replied that if Buell should come up in time the odds would be greatly agaorthy of consideration. We have lost a day. We know Buell is marching an army as large as your own to this poiral Johnston's mind, that he must crush Grant before Buell joined him. This was the purpose, this was the plan places their force west at 200,000. One division of Buell's column arrived yesterday. General Buell will be hGeneral Buell will be here himself to-day. Some skirmishing took place between our out-guards and the enemy's yesterday and the day bk us in ours — mere reconnaissance in force. General Buell says that, so far as preparation for battle is cs the Army, of the Tennessee on the 6th of April. Buell's letter, dated January 19, 1865, to United States sch he believed to be still at Purdy. The advance of Buell's army, Nelson's division, had passed through Savannn the morning of the 6th, and the other divisions of Buell's army followed at intervals of about six miles.
hting. Grant's personal movements. Grant and Buell. Federal left falls back. the combat. the Hnnah. His purpose was to meet and confer with Buell. But the sound of hostile cannon hurried his ttle mention of his presence on the field, and Buell found him soon after mid-day on a steamboat withe morning Grant ordered General Wood, one of Buell's division commanders, to hasten to Pittsburg dispatch: commanding officer, Advance Forces, Buell's Army, near Pittsburg: The attack on myonduct you to your place on the field. General Buell had arrived at Savannah on Saturday eveninotified by the cannonade of hot work in front, Buell went to Grant's quarters to concert measures fah, to bring up Crittenden's division. General Buell, in his official report of April 15, 1862, Wallace would come! Nelson's division of General Buell's army evidently couldn't cross in time tobeen destroyed or captured before sundown, and Buell would never have crossed the Tennessee. A [8 more...]
respite improved. Federal orders for attack. Buell's statements. the remnant of Grant's army. e War. the consequences. Grant, Sherman, and Buell. amenities in War. end of the campaign. Arespite improved. Federal orders for attack. Buell's statements. the remnant of Grant's army. e War. the consequences. Grant, Sherman, and Buell. amenities in War. end of the campaign. Awhat imprudent boasts of General Prentiss that Buell's reinforcements would turn the tide of battleen formed, had a front of one mile and a half. Buell had with him, also, two fragments of Grant's ared.Total. Grant's army1,4375,6792,98410,050 Buell's army2681,816882,167 Total1,7007,4958,02212,tead of 10,050, giving a total loss, including Buell's, of 13,387. Buell's loss has not been verifbefore he was reinforced by the army under General Buell, then known to be advancing for that purpopatch, that delays had been encountered by General Buell in his march from Columbia, and that his m[26 more...]
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: The Opening Battles. Volume 1., Shiloh reviewed. (search)
ear the battleground, and that Generals Grant, Buell, and Sherman furnished him with information asation furnished at the time by Generals Grant, Buell, and Sherman. It would be presumed that Grantee a line on the east bank of the river marked Buell. No part of my army is represented on the wesriver — less than half a mile from Hurlbut's Buell's troops debarking at Pittsburg Landing, Sundausketry, supposed by me to be a portion of General Buell's command, who, I had been informed during battalion closed in mass as a reserve for General Buell. The action of General Lew Wallace was nonding, and in the evening, one division of General Buell's army and General Buell in person arrivedemained patiently waiting for the sound of General Buell's advance upon the main Corinth road. Aboume the well-ordered and compact columns of General Buell's Kentucky forces, whose soldierly movemenr forces, and were ordered to fall back by General Buell. It is proper to remark that I witnessed [2 more...]
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Promoted Major-General of Volunteers-Unoccupied territory-advance upon Nashville-situation of the troops-confederate retreat- relieved of the command-restored to the command-general Smith (search)
k from the eastern point of this line and that Buell was following, or at least advancing. I shoulded north. None of the reinforcements from Buell's army arrived until the 24th of February. Thad no use for reinforcements now, and thinking Buell would like to have his troops again, I orderele to return below the city and await orders. Buell, however, had already arrived in person at Edge he showed an order he had just received from Buell in these words: Nashville, February 25, 1862 ition taken by Nelson's troops. I did not see Buell during the day, and wrote him a note saying thille to bring Smith's division. I said to General Buell my information was that the enemy was retreating as fast as possible. General Buell said there was fighting going on then only ten or twelverotect the trains they are getting away with. Buell spoke very positively of the danger Nashville February, while Donelson was still besieged. Buell followed with a portion of the Army of the Ohi[5 more...]
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, The Army at Pittsburg landing-injured by a fall --the Confederate attack at Shiloh-the first day's fight at Shiloh-General Sherman-condition of the Army-close of the first day's fight --the second day's fight-retreat and defeat of the Confederates (search)
iss, who had been ordered to report to me. General Buell was on his way from Nashville with 40,000 ng to remove my headquarters to Pittsburg, but Buell was expected daily and would come in at Savannke a very early breakfast and ride out to meet Buell, and thus save time. He had arrived on the evnd I hastened there, sending a hurried note to Buell informing him of the reason why I could not meay I rode back as far as the river and met General Buell, who had just arrived; I do not remember t protect themselves. This meeting between General Buell and myself was on the dispatch-boat used tof the 6th the remainder of Nelson's division, Buell's army, crossed the river and were ready to ads and were on the west bank early on the 7th. Buell commanded them in person. My command was thushat they had not yet learned of the arrival of Buell's command. Possibly they fell back so far to he right wing, while the troops directly under Buell constituted the left wing of the army. These [11 more...]
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Struck by a bullet-precipitate retreat of the Confederates--intrenchments at Shiloh--General Buell-General Johnston--remarks on Shiloh (search)
nd I did not feel disposed to positively order Buell, or any part of his command, to pursue. Althok at the time I had been so only a few weeks. Buell was, and had been for some time past, a departe I commanded only a district. I did not meet Buell in person until too late to get troops ready al A. McD. McCook, who commanded a division of Buell's army, expressed some unwillingness to pursueh more to our men than fortifications. General Buell was a brave, intelligent officer, with as unity frequently occurred for me to defend General Buell against what I believed to be most unjust efuted — of disloyalty. This brought from General Buell a very severe retort, which I saw in the to cross the Tennessee and destroy the army of Buell, and push the war across the Ohio River. The had more than 25,000 men in line. On the 7th Buell brought 20,000 more. Of his remaining two divnot permitted to see one of the reports of General Buell or his subordinates in that battle, until [3 more...]
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Halleck Assumes Command in the Field-The Advance upon Corinth-Occupation of Corinth- The Army Separated (search)
ove Pittsburg. Halleck had now three armies: the Army of the Ohio, Buell commanding; the Army of the Mississippi, Pope commanding; and the Antre and left wing. Major-General George H. Thomas, who had been in Buell's army, was transferred with his division to the Army of the Tennes of the reserve, composed of his own and Lew. Wallace's divisions. Buell commanded the centre, the Army of the Ohio; and Pope the left wing,ent through me; but from the Army of the Ohio they were sent by General Buell without passing through my hands. General Halleck ordered me, General Pope was sent in pursuit of the retreating garrison and General Buell soon followed. Buell was the senior of the two generals and coBuell was the senior of the two generals and commanded the entire column. The pursuit was kept up for some thirty miles, but did not result in the capture of any material of war or prisono swell the effective force. But the work of depletion commenced. Buell with the Army of the Ohio was sent east, following the line of the
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Headquarters moved to Memphis-on the road to Memphis-escaping Jackson-complaints and requests-halleck appointed commander-in-chief --return to Corinth — movements of Bragg- surrender of Clarksville — the advance upon Chattanooga-Sheridan Colonel of a Michigan regiment (search)
ennessee and Kentucky west of the Cumberland River. Buell, with the Army of the Ohio, had, as previously stateot to scatter them, but hold them ready to reinforce Buell. The movement of Bragg himself with his wagon tr acting in a country where the people are friendly. Buell was marching through a hostile region and had to havf August I was ordered to send two more divisions to Buell. They were sent the same day by way of Decatur. Onptember I was ordered to send more reinforcements to Buell. Jackson and Bolivar were yet threatened, but I senger's division also to Louisville, Kentucky. General Buell had left Corinth about the 10th of June to marcho on the 27th of June for the same place. This gave Buell about seventeen days start. If he had not been requ occupation of the place by the National troops. If Buell had been permitted to move in the first instance, wi. Granger and Sheridan reached Louisville before Buell got there, and on the night of their arrival Sherida
Ulysses S. Grant, Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Advance of Van Dorn and Price-Price enters Iuka --battle of Iuka (search)
after holding the territory acquired within my command, was to prevent further reinforcing of Bragg in Middle Tennessee. Already the Army of Northern Virginia had defeated the army under General Pope and was invading Maryland. In the Centre General Buell was on his way to Louisville and Bragg marching parallel to him with a large Confederate force for the Ohio River. I had been constantly called upon to reinforce Buell until at this time my entire force numbered less than 50,000 men, of aBuell until at this time my entire force numbered less than 50,000 men, of all arms. This included everything from Cairo south within my jurisdiction. If I too should be driven back, the Ohio River would become the line dividing the belligerents west of the Alleghenies, while at the East the line was already farther north than when hostilities commenced at the opening of the war. It is true Nashville was never given up after its first capture, but it would have been isolated and the garrison there would have been obliged to beat a hasty retreat if the troops in West
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