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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
McDowell's corps was restored to him; this was Franklin's division, which had been earnestly asked for, and granted as a kind of compromise between the various campaign plans which had been urged upon the acceptance of Mr. Lincoln. On the 16th of April General McClellan decided to attack the one of the three dams constructed by the enemy which was the lowest on Warwick Creek. Situated at a distance of about one thousand metres above Lee's Mills, it formed the centre and, according to the aed. Being finally overwhelmed by numbers, they were obliged to retire, and recross the river after losing more than two hundred in killed and wounded. Although the Confederates were in a much better condition to repulse that attack on the 16th of April than they would have been on the 6th or the 7th, still, if the Federals had followed up the success of the Third Vermont, they would probably have pierced the line of Warwick Creek, and compelled Magruder to fight, without any point of suppor
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
d a measure of a most radical character. On the 16th of April it passed a law, which placed at the disposal ofion; and the struggle being prolonged, the law of April 16th was gradually applied to those who by their age o ranks of the army without exception. The law of April 16th finally conferred upon the government the requisit of one hundred pounds of salt meat. The law of April 16th allowed, moreover, to all drafted men the privileproduced but insignificant results. The law of April 16th, applied to a population of about five million who had completed their seventeenth year since the 16th of April. It was under the operation of these new measurpose of one-tenth of them. Consequently, on the 16th of April, new financial measures were adopted by Congressdollars. The notes issued in virtue of the law of April 16th were accounted part of these one hundred millions therefore, allow slavery to exist there; on the 16th of April it voted its immediate and general abolition, pl