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Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 31: battle of Pickett's Mill (search)
ed to break Johnston's line near its center. Sherman had hoped to seize the railroad south of Allas it was undertaken. He firmly believed that Sherman was feeling for his right. He therefore withenth Corps (about 5,000 men) was sent back by Sherman to strengthen McPherson's command, because Mc Thus matters remained until June 1st, when Sherman's characteristic movement from right to left y had had a few days before. On June 14th, Sherman, after reconnoitering the lines of the enemy one from Pine Top. In this way the story that Sherman himself had fired the gun that killed Polk, wnt. Just before Johnston left Muddy Creek, Sherman declared: His (Johnston's) left was his weak right, he would have done a wise act, and! (Sherman) was compelled to presume that such was his oI was much annoyed, and as soon as Thomas and Sherman heard of the break they were. also worried. the Bald Knob and restored the continuity of Sherman's front. The concentration of Johnston's f[8 more...]
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 32: battle of Kolb's Farm and Kenesaw (search)
ould be made. On that date, as he often did, Sherman rode from end to end of our line, in order thing left flank. In view of these plain facts Sherman was incensed that Hooker should have made sucthat we find in a letter written by Thomas to Sherman himself, about ten o'clock the same night, fo Hooker to an account for his exaggerations. Sherman's determination to do so was increased when h. The handsome village of Marietta, known to Sherman in his youth, lying eastward between the mounest. He brought enough men to compensate for Sherman's previous losses; so that, like Johnston, Sh Secretary of War at 9.30 P. M. on June 24th: Sherman moved to a point in field three miles west ofconnected his railroad line with Sherman, and Sherman with Thomas half a mile distant, and with Schre Confederate loss was 522 against 2,500 for Sherman. It is a wonder our loss was not greater. ell about the same moment as Harker, was once Sherman's law partner, and brother of Major General A[28 more...]
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 33: battle of Smyrna camp ground; crossing the Chattahoochee; General Johnston relieved from command (search)
wn straight for Atlanta. On July 1st, from Sherman's Signal Hill, he had issued a set of generalehemence, at any cost of life or material. Sherman was sending McPherson with Stoneman's cavalrywhere were Stanley's headquarters. Howard, Sherman remarked, what are you waiting fort Why don't appeared to be aimed at the very place where Sherman, Stanley, and myself, with officers gathered t field, with an ascending slope. Meanwhile, Sherman himself passed from tree to tree toward the r northward to Roswell's factories. Colonel Frank T. Sherman for some reason was riding leisurely , near where I fought on the Fourth of July. Sherman set him to reconnoitering for a convenient riutious, blunt, strong-willed, and fearless of Sherman's strategy. He was not the general to executdivision commanders had pretty well fulfilled Sherman's preliminary orders, having made what he denderate flames and immediately rebuilt it. Sherman was now with Schofield. The night of the 9th[26 more...]
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 1, Chapter 34: battle of Peach Tree Creek (search)
rson was swinging toward Atlanta on the left of all Sherman's troops. Schofield pressing on in the center, andconstituted this day a maneuvering army by itself. Sherman, with Schofield, near the center, here took direct ance, as far as he could, of all that was going on. Sherman, knowing Hood's characteristics, felt that he wouldtheir ground and repelled every hostile assault. Sherman and Schofield were on the Cross Keys road. It is tng with Stanley, I received a message directly from Sherman: Move forward and develop the enemy; see whether hes. Then we proceeded in the usual way to carry out Sherman's brief order, moving forward a strong line till we received such resistance as made us more careful. Sherman himself came over to my position about two o'clock ck as Stone Mountain. This July 20th had been to Sherman, with his extended command, a long and trying day, or else expose some point, altogether too weak, for Sherman to strike. This gaining of ground to the right,
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