Monthly Archives: May 2014

Tuesday, May 31, 1864

General Blair is due at Rome tonight and one of Rousseau’s regiments reached there this day. Militia coming along. Orders have been sent to quartermasters and commissaries to bring forward twenty days’ supplies for the army. I requested all other … Continue reading

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Tuesday, May 31, 1864

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, 
HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISS., No. 15. 
In the Field, Near Dallas, Georgia, May 31, 1864 In order to secure the rapid and efficient co-working of the topographical engineer department of the army in the field, … Continue reading

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Monday, May 30, 1864

Near Dallas, Georgia I will leave my position in the center of the line to visit McPherson and give temporary command of the center to Thomas with the following orders: HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, In the Field, May … Continue reading

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Sunday, May 29, 1864

Near Dallas, Georgia May 29, 1864: 7.30 a.m. Major General H. W. HALLECK, Washington, D. C.: Yesterday we pressed our lines up in close contact with the enemy, who has covered his whole front with breast-works of timber and earth. … Continue reading

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Saturday, May 28, 1864

Near Dallas, Georgia Howard tried to turn Johnston’s right last night and was halted by the Confederate defenses. 
HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, 
May 28, 1864: 1 a.m. Major-General SHERMAN, Commanding Military Division of the Mississippi: General Howard has just … Continue reading

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Friday, May 27, 1864

Near Dallas, Georgia Schofield has brought up his divisions and is now in position on our far left connected to Thomas in the centers. Jeff Davis has brought his division into line between McPherson on the far right and Hooker … Continue reading

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Thursday Evening, May 26, 1864

Near Dallas, Georgia SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, 
HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISS., No. 12. In the Field, near Dallas, Ga., May 26, 1864. I. Tomorrow morning early all the batteries of Generals Hooker’s, Howard’s, and Schofield’s corps which can be … Continue reading

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