Monthly Archives: October 2014

Monday, October 31, 1864

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, In the Field, Rome, Ga., October 31, 1864. General EASTON, Atlanta, Ga.: Make arrangements to move the Twenty-Third Corps, General Schofield’s, from Resaca to Nashville in cars empty. W.T. SHERMAN, Major-General I want to … Continue reading

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Sunday, October 30, 1864

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISSISSIPPI., NO. 111. In the Field, Rome, Ga., October 30, 1864 I. Major General J. M. Schofield will move his corps to Resaca, and relieve all troops along the railroad belonging to … Continue reading

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Saturday, October 29, 1864

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, In the Field, Rome, Georgia, October 29, 1864 Brigadier-General WATKINS, Calhoun, Ga.: Cannot you send over about Fairmount and Adairsville and burn ten or twelve houses of known secessionists, kill a few at random, … Continue reading

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Friday, October 28, 1864

ROME, GA., October 28, 1864 The rebel army is now before Decatur, Alabama. I think the place strong and can hold out, and that it will delay Beauregard till General Thomas can make his preparations. I have sent Stanley’s corps … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 27, 1864

Headquarters, Military Division of the Mississippi, In the Field, Gaylesville Alabama Dearest Ellen, I have just received your letter of the 16th and as I have more leisure at this moment than I will likely again for a long time … Continue reading

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Thursday, October 27, 1864

GAYLESVILLE, ALABAMA, October 27, 1864. 10 a.m. Major General H. W. HALLECK, Chief of Staff: I have sent the Fourth Corps, General Stanley, back to Stevenson. This corps is about 15,000 strong. I will also send all the men not … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 26, 1864

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. MIL. DIV. OF THE MISS., In the Field, Gaylesville, Ala., October 26, 1864. Numbers 104. Major-General Stanley will move his entire corps, wagons, artillery, sick, and everything to Chattanooga, and report for orders to Major-General Thomas. … Continue reading

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