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" Column after column of the enemy was streaming toward me; gun after gun poured its concentric shot on us, from every hill and spur that gave a view of any part of the ground held by us. "
The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military History of ... - Page 109
by Thomas Mears Eddy - 1866
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Life and Military Career of Major-General William Tecumseh Sherman

Phineas Camp Headley - Generals - 1865 - 368 pages
...party.. 'At three PM,' writes Sherman, ' column after column of the enemy was streaming toward me, gun after gun poured its concentric shot on us from every...spur that gave a view of any part of the ground.' Long and anxiously he waited for the centre to open its part of the contest, and meanwhile held stubbornly...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 7

Frank Moore - United States - 1865
...General Thomas " early in the day." Column after column of the enemy were streaming toward me, gun after gun poured its concentric shot on us from every...and spur that gave a view of any part of the ground held by us. All directed their fire as carefully as possible to clear the hill to our front without...
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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - Bookbinding - 1865 - 512 pages
...enemy were streaming towards Sherman, and the enemy's artillery poured its concentric fire upon him from every hill and spur that gave a view of any part of his position. All Sherman's batteries directed their fire as carefully as possible to clear the hill...
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Sherman and His Campaigns: A Military Biography

Samuel Millard Bowman, Richard Biddle Irwin - United States - 1865 - 520 pages
...enemy were streaming towards Sherman, and the enemy's artillery poured its concentric fire upon him from every hill and spur that gave a view of any part of his position. All Sherman's batteries directed their fire as carefully as possible to clear the hill...
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The Great Rebellion: A History of the Civil War in the United States, Volume 1

J. T. Headley - United States - 1866 - 508 pages
...and at three o'clock, says Sherman, " column after column of the enemy was streaming toward me ; gun after gun poured its concentric shot on us from every...spur that gave a view of any part of the ground." Once, he was partially forced back, but by a skillful move, he recovered his ground and drove the pursuing,...
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Our Great Captains: Grant, Sherman, Thomas, Sheridan, and Farragut

Linus Pierpont Brockett - 1866 - 292 pages
...three p. M.," writes General Sherman, " column after column of the enemy was streaming towards me, gun after gun poured its concentric shot on us from every...spur that gave a view of any part of the ground." From Orchard knob General Grant watched, with deep interest, the struggle ; and when, after another...
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THE GREAT REBELLION: A HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN THE UNITED STATES

J.T. HEADLEY - 1866
...after column of the enemy was streaming toward me ; gun after gun poured its concentric shot on lis from every hill and spur that gave a view of any part of the ground." 0)ice, he was partially forced back, but by a skillful move, he recovered his ground and drove the...
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History of the American Civil War: Containing the events from the ...

John William Draper - United States - 1870
...column of the enemy was streaming toward me ; gun upon gun poured its concentrated shot on my troops from every hill and spur that gave a view of any part of the ground held by me. An occasional shot from Orchard Knob, and some musketry and artillery fire over about Lookout,...
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The Life and Travels of General Grant ...

J. T. Headley - Presidents - 1879 - 599 pages
...Sherman says : " I saw column after column of the enemy streaming toward me — gun after gun pouring its concentric shot on us from every hill and spur that gave a view of any part of the ground held by us ;" but still the attack of Thomas was unaccountably delayed, and he felt that he could not...
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Stories of War Told by Soldiers

Edward Everett Hale - United States - 1879 - 264 pages
...General Thomas " early in the day." Column after column of the enemy was streaming toward me ; gun after gun poured its concentric shot on us, from every hill and open that gave a view of any part of the ground held by us. An occasional shot from Fort Wood and Orchard...
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