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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)
y their daring manoeuvre. Out of seventeen general officers, the Second corps has lost six of them. The battle of the 3d of May has been much more disastrous than that of the previous day. The heights of Fairview have been captured by the determins absence and to harass the communications of that army while it was engaged with Lee's troops, he flung himself on the 3d of May, with three hundred mounted men, upon the railroad running from Alexandria to Warrenton Junction. But General Stahel, ffer had exercised no influence over the general result of the battle. Averell had been deprived of his command on the 3d of May, even while the action was pending, by the generalin-chief, who reproached him for his inaction; and a few days later H the orders of the President. Longstreet only remained before Suffolk long enough to withdraw his materiel, and on the 3d of May, precisely one year after the evacuation of Yorktown, he abandoned all his positions, which were occupied on the follow
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
t, for in the midst of the prevailing darkness the reserve of ammunition is submerged and consequently lost. On the 3d of May, at daybreak, the Federal column, dragging painfully along on the road to Rome, reaches the village of Cedar Bluff: thent, Grant's march when the latter descended the right bank of the Mississippi, in order to oppose his landing. On the 3d of May, Loring, with his division and the three brigades that had fought under Bowen at Port Gibson, occupied the right bank ops commanders, Sherman and McPherson, before they reached the enemy. Grant had left Grand Gulf on the evening of the 3d of May for Hankinson's Ferry, whilst Porter was proceeding with a portion of his fleet toward Red River, leaving at the entranslodging their adversaries on the following day, and, having dispersed them, forced the passage of the river. On the 3d of May, just as Grant was leaving Grand Gulf in order to throw himself into the enemy's open country, Porter, with four vessel
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
which throughout its entire length exposed its flank to the attacks of the enemy. The utmost secrecy could alone ward off the danger of these attacks. The forest of the Wilderness had resumed its wonted stillness, disturbed only by the footsteps of Confederate scouts; the grass had covered the corpses and the debris of every kind which lay scattered among the woods; the Federal trenches, the torn and shattered trees, and the vestiges of fires, alone recalled to mind the conflict of the 3d of May. Precisely one month to a day had elapsed since this battle when Longstreet's First division, under McLaws, penetrated this henceforth historical Wilderness. Another division followed it closely; the Third, under Hood, was already on the banks of the Rapidan, and the whole army corps, crossing this river, reached the neighborhood of Culpeper Courthouse on the evening of the 7th. A portion of Ewells corps had started in the same direction on the 4th; the remainder moved forward on the
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
st Virginia. Second brigade. (1) Brig.-gen. Wm. Hays. Captured May 3. (2) Col. Chas. J. Powers. 14th Connecticut. 12th New Jersey.K. Second division. (1) Major-general Hiram G. Berry. Killed May 3. (2) Brigadier-general Joseph B. Carr. First brigade. (1) Bseph W. Revere. (2) Colonel J. Egbert Farnum. Assigned to command May 3. 70th New York. 71st New York. 72d New York. 73d New York. New York. Third brigade. (1) Brig.-gen. Gershom Mott. Wounded May 3. (2) Colonel Wm. J. Sewell. 5th New Jersey. 6th New Jersey. H. Brooks. First brigade. (1) Colonel Henry W. Brown. Wounded May 3. (2) Colonel William H. Penrose. (3) Colonel Samuel L. Buck. ylvania. Second brigade (1) Colonel William H. Browne. Wounded May 3. (2) Colonel Henry L. Eustis. 7th Massachusetts. 10th Massach8th Pennsylvania. Second brigade. Colonel Samuel Ross. Wounded May 3. 20th Connecticut. 3d Maryland. 123d New Y