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Topic: Battle of Jonesborough

In the News (Tue 20 Aug 19)

During the night the enemy fell back from Jonesborough, retreating toward Lovejoy's Station, where he was followed on the morning of the 2d by the Fourth Corps and the Armies of the Tennessee and of the Ohio.
Both corps (Stanley's and Davis') remained quietly at Jonesborough during the 6th, although Davis' rear guard was attacked by the enemy as it was moving through the town to join the balance of the corps in position north of it.
In the battle of the 20th instant, in which the Twentieth Corps, one division of the Fourth Corps, and part of the Fourteenth Corps, was engaged, total Union loss in killed, wounded, and missing, 1,733.
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 The Atlanta Campaign, May - Sept, 1864
Battle of New Hope Church-- Johnston, forced by Sherman to abandon his stronghold in the Allatoona Mountains, moves to block the Union advance on Atlanta meeting Sherman's Army at a small church some 25 miles northwest of Atlanta.
The large-scale troop movements is not the retreat of the Army of Tennessee, but the movement of Hardee's Corps on a 15-mile circuitous route to attack the Federal left flank in East Atlanta.
Defending the small city of Jonesborough, Hardee bears the brunt of a massive assault, but Atlanta is about to be abandoned.
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 Battle of Resaca - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Resaca was part of the Atlanta Campaign of the American Civil War.
The battle was fought between the Military Division of the Mississippi (led by William T. Sherman) on the side of the Union and the Army of Tennessee (Joseph E. Johnston) for the Confederates.
On May 15, the battle continued with no advantage to either side until Sherman sent a force across the Oostanula River, at Lay’s Ferry, towards Johnston’s railroad supply line.
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 The Capitol Guards - Co. A, 6th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A.
Shaver commanded the brigade gallantly at the vicious battle of Shiloh, General Hindman commanding the division.
Casualties at the battle of Perryville had already weakened the regiment, as well as decimating the 7th Arkansas, so the 6th and 7th Arkansas regiments were consolidated into one unit on December 15, 1862.
Battle of Chickamauga from the Perspective of the 100th Illinois Infantry
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He was recalled to the Army of Tennessee in July 1964, and served in Georgia, at the Battles of Ezra Church, in small combat at Utoy Creek, and the Battle of Jonesborough.
At Jonesborough, he was injured in the chest, and removed from command.
After fighting in their last battles in the Carolinas, he was surrendered and paroled with his troops at Greensborough, North Carolina, in the spring of 1865.
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 sue28thgeo's Journals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Battle of Waynesborough, Georgia occurred on December 4, 1864.
The setting for Saturday's Battle was the Troup Hurt House, which was defended by Alabamains (24th, 28th and 38th) of Brigadier General Arthur Manigault.
The Battle of Resaca is Georgia Division event and is held on the Chitwood Farm in Resaca, Georgia.
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Threw out six companies as skirmishers, the remaining four in reserve, and advanced on the Jonesborough road until a junction was formed with the left of the skirmish line of the Seventeenth Corps.
On emerging from the woods into an open field the enemy's skirmishers were encountered, and soon driven in, and we held their line of pits in the edge of the woods.
I immediately formed the brigade into a double line of battle, and advanced through a piece of timber and to the crest of a hill beyond, upon which there was a fringe of bushes.
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The arrival of this division turned the tide of battle, the enemy was repulsed with heavy loss and the 2 guns were recaptured.
Hearing the sounds of battle at Jonesborough about noon, orders were renewed to push the other movements on the left and center, and about 4 p.m.
Orders were at once given for all the army to turn on Jonesborough, General Howard to keep the enemy busy while General Thomas should move down from the north, with General Schofield on his left.
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It was hotly engaged at Lookout Valley, and at Knoxville; and passed the winter of 1863 in east Tennessee.
In this fearful, bloody battle, the regiment received its first baptism of blood and lost 219 killed and wounded, amounting to one-third of its aggregate strength.
The Regiment marched thence to Chattanooga and camped until the bloody Battle of Chickamauga, Sept. 19th and 20th, 1863; engaged in the battle two days and lost heavily in killed and wounded, and followed the retreating Federal army to Missionary Ridge.
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 Chronology of Battles and Skirmishes of the SC Tenth Regiment
Chronology of Battles and Skirmishes of the SC Tenth Regiment
Battle of Jonesborough, Georgia (August 31 - September 1, 1864).
Battle of Nashville, Tennessee (December 15 - 16, 1864).
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Perryville, Kentucky, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta, Jonesborough, Franklin, Nashville.
Leading a division in the Battle of Jonesborough, he took over brigade command in the Franklin and Nashville Campaign.
While in the army, he took part in a religious revival, and baptized 50 men in one two-week period in the spring of 1864.
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 Battle Summary: Jonesborough, GA
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On August 31, Hardee attacked two Union corps west of Jonesborough but was easily repulsed.
Fearing an attack on Atlanta, Hood withdrew one corps from Hardee’s force that night.
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 Battle of Ezra Church, 28 July 1864
The previous two battles (Peachtree Creek and Atlanta) had been launched by the Confederate General Hood in an attempt to take advantage of perceived weaknesses in Sherman’s deployment.
Under his command, the army was moved from the Federal left to the far right, in an attempt to cut the railroad fairly close to the city.
Safe behind the impressive defences of the city, Hood was able to hold on for another month, before finally been forced to abandon the city after Sherman launched yet another outflanking manoeuvre (see Battle of Jonesborough).
www.historyofwar.org /articles/battles_ezra_church.html   (305 words)

 Battle of Jonesborough - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Jonesborough (modern name Jonesboro) was fought August 31 – September 1, 1864, during the Atlanta Campaign in the American Civil War.
It was the final battle that caused the besieged city of Atlanta, Georgia, to fall into Union hands.
The army began pulling out of its positions on August 25 to hit the railroad between Rough and Ready and Jonesborough.
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Here a hard battle was fought, and the enemy was driven back to New Hope Church, but, having hastily thrown up some parapets and a stormy, dark night having set in, General Hooker was unable to drive the enemy from these roads.
I also submit tabular statements of our losses in battle by wounds and sickness; also list of prisoners captured, tsent to the rear, and exchanged; also of the guns and materials of war captured, besides the important country towns and arsenals of the enemy that we now occupy and hold.
The marches, battles, sieges, and other military operations that have signalized the campaign, must render it famous in the annals of war, and have entitled those who have participated therein to the applause and thanks of the nation.
www.aotc.net /atlanta-sherman.htm   (11776 words)

 42nd Georgia Newsletter - Current
We had the battle on Saturday, which turned out to be a nightmare of missed cues and companies marching into one another time and time again.
The battle scenario was either never explained beforehand to the right people, or they were drunk when it was offered.
Several of the flags are from famous naval ships and battles such as the Battle of Mobile Bay from the Confederate flagship, CSS Tennessee, and the Savannah Harbor battle between the CSS Atlanta and the USS Weehawken.
www.42ndgeorgia.com /JunJuly2003newsletter.htm   (3666 words)

 Tenth Kentucky Volunteer Infantry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Some of the notable service of this unit was the defense of Kentucky from John Hunt Morgan’s second raid in to Kentucky, the Battle at Chickamauga, Battle of Missionary Ridge, action at the Chattahoochee River, and finally the Battle of Jonesborough/Jonesboro.
Of the 421 men who entered the battle, 166 were killed, wounded or captured.
The 10th Kentucky’s action at Horseshoe Ridge at the Battle of Chickamauga was particularly notable and helped contribute to Gen. George Thomas’ nickname “the Rock of Chickamauga” and the unit had a member awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his action at the Battle of Jonesboro.
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 WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN - Original Member of the Aztec Club of 1847
In command of a brigade (Army of the Potomac) in the Manassas Campaign, July 15-23, 1861, Sherman was engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; in the defenses of Washington, D. C., July 23-August 28, 1861.
Sherman was next in command of the District of Paducah, KY, February 17-March 10, 1862, aiding in forwarding reinforcements and supplies to General Grant, then operating on the Tennessee River.
He was in command of a division in the Tennessee and Mississippi Campaign, March-October, 1862, being engaged in the Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862, where he was wounded; Skirmish and Destruction of Bear Creek Bridge, April 14, 1862; and the Advance upon and Siege of Corinth, April 15-May 30, 1862.
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 Chap 8, Pt 5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The regiment lay in the second line of works about four miles south of Jonesborough and was in support during the action of the afternoon of that day.
C – In action at the battle of Jonesborough.
Samuel was a moral and upright young man – a faithful and true soldier always at his post whether in camp or picket or skirmish line – in line of battle or on the charge.
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 9th Indiana Volunteers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee April 6-7, 1862 in the 19th Brigade, Fourth Div ision, Army of the Ohio: In this battle the Ninth brought glory to the regiment.
Posted on the line of a rail fence that offered little or no protection, the Ninth held their ground against a force that out numbered them two to one who charged time and again up to the muzzles of their rifles only to be beaten back by the steady and continuous volleys.
Battle of Perryville, Kentucky, October 8, 1862 in the 19th Brigade, Fourth Division, II Corp, Army of the Ohio
members.csinet.net /lt1mike   (897 words)

 Battle of Jonesborough, 31 August 1864
The final battle during General Sherman’s campaign against Atlanta (American Civil War).
After three battles in nine days at the end of July (Peachtree Creek, Atlanta and Ezra Church), the Confederate commander, General Hood, had settled down within the defences of the city, while Sherman was never keen on attacking fixed defences.
Their attacks failed to force back the Union army, and even while they were fighting at Jonesborough other parts of Sherman’s army reached the Macon railroad at Rough and Ready, closer to Atlanta.
www.historyofwar.org /articles/battles_jonesborough.html   (627 words)

 The Battle of Jonesboro (Jonesborough), Georgia, August 31 - September 1, 1864
The Battle of Jonesboro (Jonesborough), Georgia, August 31 - September 1, 1864
Jonesborough (Jonesboro), Georgia August 31 - September 1, 1864 Estimated casualties: 3,149 (1,149 Union, 2,200 Confederate)
Six divisions totaling 60,000+ men were making a semi-circle around the city to small town of Jonesborough, Georgia.
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 Edward Gustave Mathey, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
He fought with this regiment during the rest of Civil War and was engaged in the battle of Chickamauga.
He participated in the demonstration before Rocky Faced Ridge, the battle of Resaca, the action near Kingston, the Battle of Kenesaw Mountain, the action at Marietta and the siege of Atlanta.
He was engaged in the battle of Jonesborough, the action at Lovejoy Station, the battle at Franklin and the battle of Nashville.
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 Battle Summary: Lovejoy's Station, GA
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In transit, on the 19th, Kilpatrick’s men hit the Jonesborough supply depot on the Macon and Western Railroad, burning great amounts of supplies.
Although Kilpatrick had destroyed supplies and track at Lovejoy’s Station, the railroad line was back in operation in two days.
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 21st Ohio in the Atlanta Campaign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
On the 21st of July, while marching in line of battle, the gallant Captain Lewis (above named) was killed.
Atlanta the regiment was under the enemy's fire every day, and though no general battle was delivered by either side along our
before Jonesborough, September 1 instant, which resulted so gloriously to our arms, this regiment was again engaged.
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 Pre1900   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He was taken prisoner and in the summer of 1862 he was exchanged and promoted to the rank of brigadier general.
He returned to battle fighting at Antietam, Fredericksburg and in the final campaigns at Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and Petersburg.
Included with this display is the program of the 50th anniversary reunion of the 187th New York Infantry and a typewritten note from the friend who got this autograph.
www.hotlinecy.com /Pre1900.htm   (1121 words)

 CNN.com - Coles Myer posts record sales - Aug. 14, 2003
Coles and Woolworths are locked in a long-running battle for control of Australian consumer spending.
Offering discount petrol to shoppers has been a key part of the battle, with Woolworths getting a handy head start from the 287 sites it already operates, 210 of which are in its carparks or next to a Woolworths store.
The fuel offer is part of Fletcher's turnaround strategy for Coles, following a bruising boardroom battle in 2002 that saw a key shareholder, Solomon Lew, voted off the board in November.
cnn.com /2003/BUSINESS/08/14/australia.coles.biz/index.html   (429 words)

 MS 2174: The Tilghman Blazer Collection, 1864-1892
September 1-7: destroyed railroads while marching toward Macon; capture of Atlanta; Battle of Jonesborough; heavy rain fell on the enemy’s abandoned dead and wounded; unpleasant marching back to Atlanta in mud and rain; heard of Confederate John Morgan’s death.
December 1-15: scenes after the battle of Franklin; need for rest; describes Hood’s attempt to capture Nashville; a detailed description of the capture of a Confederate “fort” on the 15th; chasing retreating rebels, who formed a line of battle; description of how both sides prepare for another engagement.
[Entries are not in chronological order.] Records news of battles and surrender in and near Mobile, Ala, Montgomery, Ala., and Macon, Ga.; General Lee’s surrender; President Lincoln’s death; capture of John Wilkes Booth; General Johnson’s surrender in North Carolina; and the honorable discharge of all wounded soldiers.
www.lib.utk.edu /spcoll/manuscripts/ms2174fa.html   (1582 words)

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