The War of the rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies, prepared by R.N. Scott [and others]. 4 ser. 69 vols. [in 127 pt. 'Additions and corrections', dated 1902, have been inserted in the vols. With] Ser.1. Index to battles, campaigns, etc (Google eBook)

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1884
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Page 482 - We are about to meet once more, in the shock of battle, the invaders of our soil, the despoilers of our homes, the disturbers of our family ties, face to face, hand to hand.
Page 15 - Your neglect of repeated orders to report the strength of your command, has created great dissatisfaction, and seriously interfered with military plans. Your going to Nashville without authority, and when your presence with your troops was of the utmost importance, was a matter of very serious complaint at Washington, so much so that I was advised to arrest you on your return.
Page 482 - Tennessee the presumptuous mercenaries collected for our subjugation ? One more manly effort, and trusting in God and the justness of our cause, we shall recover more than we lately lost.
Page 234 - But a few days ago a large and powerful rebel army lay at Corinth, with outposts extending to our very camp at Shiloh. They held two railroads extending north and south, east and west across the whole extent of their country, with a vast number of locomotives and cars to bring to them speedily and certainly their reinforcements and supplies. They called to their aid all their armies from every quarter, abandoning the seacoast and the great river Mississippi, that they might overwhelm us with numbers...
Page 94 - The enemy is saucy, but got the worst of it yesterday, and will not press our pickets far. I will not be drawn out far, unless with certainty of advantage ; and I do not apprehend anything like an attack upon our position.
Page 29 - Halleck have command of said department. " Ordered, also, That the country west of the department of the Potomac and east of the department of the Mississippi...
Page 389 - SOLDIERS OF THE ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI : I have put you in motion to offer battle to the invaders of your country, with the resolution and discipline and valor becoming men, fighting, as you are, for all worth living or dying for. You can but march to a decisive victory over agrarian mercenaries sent to subjugate and despoil you of your liberties, property and honor.
Page 389 - You can but march to a decisive victory over agrarian mercenaries, sent to subjugate and despoil you of your liberties, property and honor. " Remember the precious stake involved ; remember the dependence of your mothers, your wives, your sisters, and your children, on the result.
Page 32 - Instead of relieving you, I wish you (as soon as your new army is in the field) to assume the immediate command and lead it on to new victories.
Page 531 - As the officers and soldiers of the United States have been subject to repeated insults from the women (calling themselves ladies) of New Orleans, in return for the most scrupulous noninterference and courtesy on our part, it is ordered that hereafter when any female shall, by word, gesture, or movement, insult or show contempt for any officer or soldier of the United States, she shall be regarded and held liable to be treated as a woman of the town plying her avocation.

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