Operations Of The Army Under Buell From June 10th To October 30th, 1862; And The "buell Commission."

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byJames Barnet Fry

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. Commission's Opinion Ok Halleck's Action-- Comments Upon Thomas' Testimony. The Commission, it will be observed, made one, and only one, important finding of fact involving responsibility. It fell under the second head--suffering Kentucky to be invaded by rebels under Bragg. If Buell had advanced rapidly on Chattanooga, and taken and held it, Bragg could not have invaded Kentucky. But Buell delayed. What was the cause of that delay, and who is responsible for it? This inquiry comprehends nearly everything in the case. The Commission say: ' We are of opinion that Buell had force sufficient to accomplish the object if he could have marched promptly to Chattanooga. The plan of operation, however, prescribed by General Halleck compelled General Buell to repair the Memphis and Charleston Railroad from Corinth to Decatur, and put it in running order as a line of supply during the advance. While that road proved of comparatively little service, the work forced such delays that a prompt march on Chattanooga was impossible." Thus the Commission investigated one man and condemned another. Halleck's evidence was desired both by the Commission and Buell. After failing to secure his presence the Judge-Advocate promised his deposition, but did not produce it. When the report of the Commission went before Halleck, as General-in-Chief, he endorsed it (May 29,1863) "As the Commission has reported no charges against Major-General D. C. Buell, nor recommended any further proceedings, I respectfully recommend that the Commission be dissolved, and its officers, as well as General Buell be ordered on other duty." Halleck then continued his endorsement, and flatly contradicted the Commission, saying: "So much of the report as states that General Buell's march on Chattanoo...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1884. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XVI. Commission's Opinion Ok Halleck's Action-- Comments Upon Thomas' Testimony. The Commission, it will be observed, made on...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217306950

ISBN - 13:9780217306959

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