Monthly Archives: March 2014

Thursday, March 31, 1864

Chattanooga, Tennessee I wired a report to Washington: Chattanooga, Tennessee, March 31, 1864 9 p. m. Adjutant-General U. S. Army: Am just down from Knoxville. Longstreet is doubtless moving out of East Tennessee for Virginia. General Schofield will occupy Bull’s … Continue reading

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Wednesday, March 30, 1864

Knoxville, Tennessee Forrest is still at Mayfield and a small party was responsible for the attack on the railroad. The small party is being vigorously pursued. As long as Forrest is in West Tennessee, he can not interfere with our … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 29, 1864

Knoxville, Kentucky I have a report that places Forrest near the railroad from Louisville to Nashville. He must be pushed off that line at all costs. Knoxville, March 29, 1864; 10.30 p.m. Sawyer, Nashville: Order the most vigorous pursuit possible … Continue reading

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Tuesday, March 29, 1964

Knoxville, Tennessee Knoxville, Tennessee I am now at Knoxville to consult with Schofield. I reported to General Grant: Knoxville, March 29, 1864; 10 p.m. Lieutenant-General Grant, Culpeper: Steamboats run regularly from Bridgeport to Chattanooga and from Chattanooga to Knoxville. Stores … Continue reading

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Monday, March 28, 1864

Chattanooga, Tennessee I mean to make the railroad work to its capacity: Stevenson, March 28, 1864 3 a. m. Major R. M. Sawyer: I have your dispatch. Your orders to General Brayman and Veatch all right. Write a note to … Continue reading

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Monday, March 28, 1864

Chattanooga, Tennessee I have given orders as to Forrest which if executed with energy and rapidity should result in the dispersion or destruction of his forces. I reported to General Grant: Chattanooga, March 28, 1804—12 p. m. Lieutenant-General Grant: Forrest … Continue reading

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Sunday, March 27, 1864

Huntsville, Alabama I don’t want Forrest to come east. I sent the following orders via Sawyer: Huntsville, March 27, 1864. Major Sawyer :Assistant Adjutant-General: Notify General Rousseau that General Veatch is moving up the Tennessee, and to communicate with him … Continue reading

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