Monthly Archives: January 2015

Tuesday, January 31, 1865

Pocotaligo, South Carolina HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, In the Field, January 31, 1865. General HOWARD: General Slocum has not yet reported. I don’t see how any of the enemy can be to your rear. If so, they should … Continue reading

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Monday, January 30, 1865

Pocotaligo, South Carolina I am waiting anxiously to hear from Major-General Slocum, in order that I can make orders for moving. Howard must hold his command in readiness, prepared to reach Hickory Hill Post-Office the next march; and have General … Continue reading

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Monday, January 30, 1865

Pocotaligo, South Carolina I received a letter from the Mayor of Savannah. They have praised the efforts of the people of Boston and New York for providing them with relief: SAVANNAH, January 30, 1865 Major General W. T. SHERMAN, U. … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 29, 1865

Pocotaligo, South Carolina Captain Hudson just arrived carrying this letter from General Grant: WASHINGTON, D. C., January 21, 1865. Major General W. T. SHERMAN, Commanding Military Division of the Mississippi: Your letters brought by General Barnard received at City Point … Continue reading

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Sunday, January 29, 1865

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, In the Field, Pocotaligo, January 29, 1865 Major General J. G. FOSTER, Commanding Department of the South: I have just received dispatches from General Grant stating that Schofield’s corps, the Twenty-third, 21,000 strong, is … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 28, 1865

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI, In the Field, Pocotaligo, January 28, 1865. Major-General HOWARD, Commanding Right Wing: Yours of yesterday came at night. If Easton did not give vessels to carry Logan’s mules it was for a most excellent … Continue reading

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Saturday, January 28, 1865

Pocotaligo Depot, South Carolina The right wing will be in place Monday. The left wing, General A.S. Williams reports: In compliance with request of Major-General Slocum, I have the honor to report that two divisions of the Twentieth Corps on … Continue reading

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