Confederate Military History: a library of Confederate States history, in twelve volumes, written by distinguished men of the South (Vol. 6)


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Confederate Military History: a library of Confederate States history, in twelve volumes, written by distinguished men of the South (Vol. 6)

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Evans, Clement Anselm (1833 - 1911), editor

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Confederate Military History

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Volume 6. Georgia / by Joseph T. Derry, A.M.

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Confederate Publishing Company

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Trent University

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1861 to 1865

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United States

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One of 12 volumes


CHAPTER I. The Legislature of 1860—Convention Provided For—Occupation of Port Pulaski—The Secession Convention—Seizure of the Augusta Arsenal and Oglethorpe Barracks
CHAPTER II. Organization and Other Events in the State, from Spring until Close of 1861—Early Record of Georgians Outside the State, Previous to Manassas—Coast Operations in Georgia in 1861 (including Port Royal)
CHAPTER III. Georgia Troops in Virginia—Laurel Hill, Carrick’s Ford and First Manassas—Death of Bartow—Cheat Mountain, Greenbrier River and Camp Alleghany—Georgians in North Carolina—Events at Pensacola
CHAPTER IV. Events of 1862—Naval Operations Below Savannah—Organization for Defense—Lee Succeeded by Pemberton—The State Troops—Fall of Fort Pulaski—Hunter’s Orders—Skirmish on Whitemarsh Island
CHAPTER V. Battle of Shiloh—Andrews’ Raid—The Third Infantry at South Mills—The Conscript Act and State Troops—Georgians under Bragg and Kirby Smith—Naval Affaire—Depredations in the Coast Region—War Legislation—Chickasaw Bayou and Murfreesboro
CHAPTER VI. Sketches of Georgia Commands
CHAPTER VII. Georgia Troops in Virginia in 1862—York town—Seven Pines—The Valley Campaign—Seven Days’ Battles
CHAPTER VIII. Cedar (Slaughter’s) Mountain, Second Manassas, South Mountain, Harper’s Ferry, Sharpsburg, Fredericksburg
CHAPTER IX. Georgia in 1863—Fort McAllister—Destruction of the Nashville—Organization on the Coast in March—The Defenses of Savannah—Loss of the Atlanta—Straight’s Raid and Capture—Distress in the State
CHAPTER X. The Battle of Chancellorsville
CHAPTER XI. Battle of Champion’s Hill—Siege of Vicksburg—The Gettysburg Campaign
CHAPTER XII. The Coast of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida, July to December, 1863
CHAPTER XIII. The Chickamauga Campaign—Rosecrans’ Advance in Northwest Georgia—Bragg Evacuates Chattanooga—The Maneuvers in the Mountains—The Two Days’ Battle on Chickamauga Creek—Rosecrans Defeated and Penned in at Chattanooga
CHAPTER XIV. The Knoxville Campaign—Battle of Missionary Ridge—Battle of Ringgold (Jap—Retreat to Dalton—Gen. J. E. Johnston Given Command—Close of 1863
CHAPTER XV. The Campaigns of 1864—Battle of Olustee—Operations near Savannah—The Wilderness to Cold Harbor—Georgia Troops Engaged—Early’s Valley Campaign
CHAPTER XVI. The Atlanta Campaign—February Fighting near Dalton—Organization of Johnston’s Army—Campaign from Dalton to the Chattahoochee—Resaca, New Hope Church and Kenesaw Mountain—Battles about Atlanta—Wheeler’s Raid—Jonesboro and the Evacuation
CHAPTER XVII. The Fate of Atlanta—Hood's Advance in North Georgia—Attack on Allatoona—Sherman's March to the Sea—Fall of Fort McAllister—Evacuation of Savannah —Georgians in the Nashville Campaign
CHAPTER XVIII. Final Campaign in Virginia—Georgia Commands at Appomattox—Campaign of the Carolina—Wilson’s Raid

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