Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant — Volume 1 eBook

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Chapter XXVII.  Headquarters moved to Memphis—­on the road to Memphis
—­escaping Jackson—­complaints and requests—­Halleck appointed
commander-in-chief—­return to Corinth—­movements of Bragg—­surrender
of Clarksville—­the advance upon Chattanooga—­Sheridan colonel of A
Michigan regiment.

Chapter XXVIII.  Advance of Van Dorn and price—­price enters Iuka—­battle
of Iuka.

Chapter XXIX.  Van Dorn’s movements—­battle of Corinth—­command of the
department of the Tennessee.

Chapter XXX.  The campaign against Vicksburg—­employing the freedmen
—­occupation of Holly springs—­Sherman ordered to Memphis—­Sherman’s
movements down the Mississippi—­Van Dorn captures Holly springs
—­collecting forage and food.

Chapter XXXI.  Headquarters moved to Holly springs—­general MCCLERNAND in
command—­assuming command at Young’s point—­operations above Vicksburg
—­fortifications about Vicksburg—­the canal—­lake Providence—­operations
at Yazoo pass.

Chapter XXXII.  The bayous west of the Mississippi—­criticisms of the
northern press—­running the batteries—­loss of the Indianola
—­disposition of the troops.


Chapter XXXIV.  Capture of port Gibson—­GRIERSON’S raid—­occupation of
grand Gulf—­movement up the big black—­battle of Raymond.

Chapter XXXV.  Movement against Jackson—­fall of Jackson—­intercepting
the enemy—­battle of Champion’s hill.

Chapter XXXVI.  Battle of black river bridge—­crossing the big black
—­investment of Vicksburg—­assaulting the works.

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