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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
fight, its effective force was not only augmented by the return of deserters, but also by the addition of some ten thousand men. Unfortunately, there were in its ranks nearly twenty-three thousand men whose term of service expired in the month of May. These consisted of thirty-three New York regiments and two from Maine, which, out of a total of 20,842 men, numbered 16,472 who had enlisted for two years at the breaking out of hostilities in April, 1861; also eight regiments of Pennsylvania, mntrance of this water-course into York River. These troops, stationed in a small fort under the protection of the gunboats, were a menace to the Confederates who occupied the peninsula, and they kept the entrance to the river free. At the end of May, Keyes, fearing lest the Southerners might succeed in capturing this garrison, withdrew it; but on the 4th of June he got up a new expedition, in conjunction with the naval forces, in the waters of the Mattapony. Taking advantage of the fact that
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
ese secondary operations till the early part of May, and resume it in the following chapter, when wined him at last at Corinth in the beginning of May, after a slight encounter on the 6th near Tupelal Confederate band was formed in the middle of May; on the 19th it put to flight the Unionists of very short duration, would soon expire, some in May, others in August. Being obliged to leave someoned, had entered Red River in the beginning of May. On the 6th it appeared before Alexandria, andion and to supply it, as he did in the month of May. The mild weather had come, and both in the Wethe march toward Jackson. In the early part of May, Gregg reached the latter town, where W. H. Wal from Bragg and Beauregard in the early part of May should have been forwarded sooner in order to rto the minor feats of arms during the months of May and June of which Tennessee, Kentucky, and Arkafor evacuating the place since the beginning of May, instructed Gardner, who was already on the mar
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
d in which the latter could render the greatest services. From the beginning of May there was formed in the principal cities of the Union, and especially in New Yorinally, the arrival of a large number of recruits, had during the latter part of May carried its effective force to eighty thousand men, 68,352 of whom were infantry their terms of service carried off five thousand well-tried men in the month of May, and ten thousand in June; the fatigues of a short but distressing campaign and vorable opportunity. It was during this state of expectancy, about the end of May, that vague rumors got afloat foreshadowing the impending movement of the Confedd not yet entirely recovered from the long march it had made in the beginning of May. In spite of the efforts of its new chief, General Pleasonton, who had deservedes' brigade is reported as attached in the returns of this army for the month of May. Imboden's brigade was never officially connected with it. were admirably adapt