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Rally Hill (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
pose 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 the ultimate defeat of, 222; crosses the Harpeth, 222-224; S. deprecates further attempt to hold him back, 222, 223; mistakes in the batt1; sacks and burns Lawrence, 78 Quinine, 256 R Railroads, use of, in time of war, 526 Raleigh, N. C., Sherman's march to, 327, 334; S.'s headquarters at, 368, 371, 379; refugees prohibited to congregate in, 369; Grant at, 370 Rally Hill, Tenn., Hood takes possession of, 209 Ramsey, Asst. Adjt.-Gen. Robert H., battle of Franklin, 264 Randon, Marshal, French Minister of War, courtesies to S., 392 Rank, questions of, in the Atlanta campaign, 124, 136, 137, 150, 151, 156, 15
Shelbyville, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
ns to S. on Mexican affairs, 379, 382-385; correspondence with S., Aug. 4, 9, 1865, 383; letter from Stanton, Aug. 23,383; letter to Bigelow, Nov. 4, 384; despatches S. on mission to France, 384, 385; S. reports progress to, 389-393; letter from S., Jan. 24, 1866, 390, 392, 393; his statesmanship, 393; adherence to the Monroe Doctrine, 393; recalls S. from Europe, 393; relations with S. in the matter of Grant and Stanton, 478 Shelby, Brig.-Gen. Joseph O., raid into Missouri, 101 Shelbyville, Tenn., military operations at, 205, 207 Sheldon, Mr. and Mrs., 19 Sheridan, Lieut.-Gen. Philip H., appointed lieutenant-general, U. S. A., 117; on Stuart's defeat before Richmond, 154; policy of resting his men and animals, 154; ordered to the Rio Grande, 379; commanding Military Division of the Gulf, 380; Grant's orders to, concerning S.'s Mexican mission, 380-382; general-in-chief, 421, 427; difficulties with the War Department, 421, 471, 478; transferred from the Department of the M
Shiloh, Tenn. (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
ons on his campaigns, 358; correctness of his strategy, 358; attitude of Halleck toward, before Shiloh, 361; applies to be relieved before Shiloh, 361; refuses to be McClellanized, 361, 362, 546; calShiloh, 361; refuses to be McClellanized, 361, 362, 546; calmness under stress, 362; in Raleigh, 370; encourages the marketing of Southern produce, 372; selects S. to solve the Franco-Mexican problem, 379-382, 389-391; order to Sheridan concerning S.'s Mexicanon on S.'s reputation, 360, 361; attitude toward Sherman, 360, 361; attitude toward Grant before Shiloh, 361 Correspondence with: Blair, F. P., Aug. 11, 12, 1862, 59, 60: Curtis, S. R., Feb. 1863, Nov. 1, 320; Nov. 7, 199; Nov. 11, 321, 322; Nov. 12, 288, 301 Sherman, Mrs. W. T., 542 Shiloh, Tenn., attitude of Halleck toward Grant before, 361 Shoal Creek, military movements on, 201 th, Maj.-Gen. C. F., ordered to Pittsburg Landing, 361; the question of precedence over Grant at Shiloh, 361 Snake Creek Gap, military operations at, 125-128 Society of the Army of the Potomac,
Spring Hill (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
rig.-Gen. John H., needed at and ordered to Spring Hill, 209, 217, 258; battle of Nashville, 268 59; S.'s anxiety to attack, 159; advance on Spring Hill, the battle and its strategy, 160, 172, 173as's omission to give proper credit to, for Spring Hill and Franklin, 279 et seq.; disappearance ofents at, 37-41, 43, 46, 47; S. at, 65 Spring Hill, Tenn., Hood's movements and strategy at, appreas's omission to give proper credit to, for Spring Hill and Franklin, 279; at Pulaski, 252; telegrancert between S. and, 169; the situation at Spring Hill reported to, 174; neglect to furnish bridgethe ranks of, 198, 199, 252-254; ordered to Spring Hill, 210, 211, 214; defense of Nashville, 226; es, 19 Whitaker, Maj.-Gen. Walter C., at Spring Hill, 173, 216 White, Col. John S., in battleg of Duck River, 213; to cover Franklin and Spring Hill, 214; Hammond ordered to report to, 217; baer and Rutherford's Creek, 214; movement to Spring Hill, 215, 216; battle of Nashville, 243, 244, 2[15 more...]
Thompson's Station (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
han B., raids Johnsonville, 165, 288; before Columbia, 168; near Spring Hill, 171; driven from Spring Hill, 172; at Thompson's Station, 173; attacks the column retreating to Franklin, 174; in the Tennessee campaign, 191, 193, 228, 308; battle of Fran8, 207, 282; on Duck River, 171; ordered to Spring Hill, 171-173, 210, 211, 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,ations obstructed by civilian red tape, 169; orders Stanley and Ruger to Spring Hill, 171; moves against Forrest at Thompson's Station, 173, 174; Twining's ride with despatches to Sherman from, 174; reaches Franklin, 175, 221; asks Thomas for pontoon. Jeff., threatens Carlin at Pilot Knob, 51; action at Fredericktown, Mo., 51-53; capability for defeat, 254 Thompson's Station, Tenn., Forrest at, 173; S. at, 174; military movements at, 207, 211; Ruger moves to, 216 Tilton, Ga., military mov
Triune (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
; attitude toward Curtis, 65, 66; temporary humiliation for, 66; relations with Halleck, 66, 68, 111, 360, 361; ordered to Tennessee, 66 (see also Tennessee); reports to Rosecrans at Murfreesboroa, 66; commands division of the Fourteenth Corps at Triune, 16; reappointed major-general by the President, 66; ordered back to Missouri and Kansas, 66; his Irish soldier-servant 6, 66, 67; reduced from major-general to brigadier-general, 67; supersedes Curtis in command of the Department of the Missouriar, 126 Time, an element in military problems, 251 Totten, Brig.-Gen., James, service in Missouri, 35; battle of Boonville, 37; battle of Wilson's Creek, 363 Treason, a dangerous form of, 540 Trenton, Ga., S. moves to, 161, 162 Triune, Tenn., S. commanding at, 66 Troops, the ballot among the, 100; the value of a soldier's life, 182, 183; petty jealousies among, 229; their affection for commanders a factor in war, 239 Troy, N. Y., burial of Gen. Thomas at, 429 Tuileries,
Tullahoma (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
f the Atlanta campaign, 162; reports to Sherman, 164; marches toward Savannah, 165; ordered to Tullahoma, 165; ordered to Johnsonville, 165, 166, 288-290; ordered to command at Pulaski, 165, 166; comle of Jonesboroa, 157, 158; courage, 158; ordered to reinforce Thomas, 158, 164, 317, 322 ; at Tullahoma, 164; ordered to Pulaski, 165; meeting with S. at Pulaski, 166 ; telegram from Thomas, Nov. 13and Franklin, 279; at Pulaski, 252; telegram from Thomas, Nov. 8, 1864, 284, 290; marches from Tullahoma to Pulaski, 288; ordered to tight Hood at Pulaski or Columbia, 290; at Athens, Tenn., 319 S190-199; 206-208, 225, 284, 285, 290, 307, 308, 315, 319-322, 325, 326, 330, 344; orders S. to Tullahoma and Pulaski, 165-167; orders S. to Nashville, 165; faults in his instructions to S., 166, 167; Troy, N. Y., burial of Gen. Thomas at, 429 Tuileries, the, S.'s presentation at, 392 Tullahoma, Tenn., Stanley at, 164; S. ordered to, 165; necessity for railroad guards at, 197; S. ordered to
Williamsport (Tennessee, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
l, Second U. S. Infantry, 188; accompanies S. to Paris, 385 Whisky, tendency to conflict with business and military duties, 19 Whitaker, Maj.-Gen. Walter C., at Spring Hill, 173, 216 White, Col. John S., in battle of Franklin, 179 Whittaker, Cadet, alleged outrage on, at West Point, 445, 446 Wilder, A. C., heads faction against Gen. Ewing, 80 Williams, Col., denies rumor of expulsion of Union families, 93 Williams, J. E., letter from S. to, June 1, 1863, 74, 75 Williamsport, Tenn., proposal to obstruct roads at, 211; troops ordered to Franklin from, 217 Will's Valley, military movements via, 317 Wilmington, N. C., trip by Grant and S. to, 294, 295; military operations at, 346; capture of, 346 Wilson, Maj.-Gen. James H., operations on Duck River, 206, 208, 209, 211-214, 217; urges immediate retreat to Franklin, 210; to organize his cavalry force, 211, 284, 285; despatch from S., Nov. 29, 1864, 212; reports Hood's crossing of Duck River, 213; to cover Fr
Vienna (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
381; its purpose explained to Napoleon III., 389; Seward's adhesion to, 393 Montana, obstruction of railroads???, 512. Montgomery, Ala., cutting through the South at, 337 Morristown, Kan., Gen's Ewing and Lane at, 79 Morristown, Tenn., Longstreet retreats toward, 115; S. advances toward, 115; preparations for attacking Longstreet at, 116; held by S., 116 Mosquito Lagoon, S. at, 19 Moss, Col., reported expulsion of Union families by, 93 Motley, John L., U. S. Minister at Vienna, 385 Mount Pleasant Turnpike, Tenn., military movements on, 204 Mower, Maj.-Gen. Joseph A., to reinforce Thomas, 319 Murfreesboro, Tenn., S. reports for duty at, 66; possibilities of Hood's getting between Nashville and, 185; detention of Granger at, 197; concentration at, and proposed movements of troops to, 205-207, 215; proposed movement to Brentwood from, 223; blunder of sending pontoons to, 249; strategic importance of, 260 Muscle Shoals, Ala., Hood crosses the Tennessee nea
Fort Vancouver (Washington, United States) (search for this): chapter 32
ry of War, 401; S.'s nomination as Secretary of War before, 414-419; the Fitz-John Porter case before, 465 United States Treasury, the, depleted condition during the war, 255, 314, 315, 383, 529-532; restrictions on Southern trade, 373; War Department versus, 482, 483; anecdote of Pies. Grant and, 483 United States Volunteers. See Volunteers. Utah, Territory of, obstruction of rail-roads in, 512 V Valley Head, Ga., S. moves to, 161,162 Values, the law of, 533, 534 Vancouver Barracks, Wash., Gen. Otis commanding at, 510, 511 Vaughan, Maj., 99 Vera Cruz, Mex., French bombardment and capture of, 388 Veterans, difference between volunteers and, 142; the example of, 522 Vicksburg, Miss., S. seeks service at, 64-66; S. sends reinforcements to Grant at, 64, 90, 98, 110, 233; fall of, 70; importance of the capture of, 70, 71; results of disbanding the rebel army at, 77; proposed movement against the Mobile and Ohio Railroad from, 199; Grant before, 232, 233; Gra
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