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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 185 185 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 23 23 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 10 10 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 7 7 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 7 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 7 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 6 6 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 6 6 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 5 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 18, 1862., [Electronic resource] 5 5 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative. You can also browse the collection for March 17th or search for March 17th in all documents.

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was considerable. Xiii. The Peninsular campaign. On Nov. 27, 1861, Lieutenant-General Scott, being seventy-five years of age, retired from the command of the American army and was succeeded by Maj.-Gen. G. B. McClellan, who, after some delay, submitted to the President the plan of a campaign against Richmond. On Feb. 27, 1862, the Secretary of War issued orders that steamers should be ready on March 18 to transport the newly organized Army of the Potomac to Fortress Monroe, and from March 17 to April 1 the troops embarked. They included the following Massachusetts infantry regiments: the 1st (Col. Robert Cowdin), the 7th (Col. D. N. Couch), the 9th (Col. Thomas Cass), the 10th (Col. H. S. Briggs), the 11th (Col. George Clark, Jr.), the 15th (Col. Charles Devens, Jr.), the 16th (Col. P. T. Wyman), the 18th (Col. James Barnes), the 19th (Col. E. W. Hincks), the 20th (Col. W. R. Lee), and the 22d (Col. J. A. Gove). The 1st Battery (Capt. Josiah Porter), the 3d (Capt. A. P. Martin