One of only two Confederate generals who are buried in Arlington National CemeteryThe loss of that communications hub would deal a body blow not only to Smith but to the Southern nation as a whole. ... supplied both Bragg and Smith with arms and ammunition.18 Smith had an additional reason for seeking Bragga#39;s assistance. Although it was his job to defend Chattanooga, the Virginian was even more interested in driving an 8, 500-man ... to repair or improve the roads and rail lines over which his troops must travel prevented Buell from making substantial progressanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Soldier to the Last|
|Author||:||Edward G. Longacre|
|Publisher||:||Potomac Books, Inc. - 2007|