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, a German soldier of fortune, was the Commander of this post. He served on the staff of General Louis Blenker and later was commissioned Colonel of the Eighth New York Volunteers, a German regiment. His final rank was Brigadier-General. Army boats on the Tennessee--1864 Army boats on the Tennessee--1864 railroad, including the bean-pole and corn-stalk bridge, had been again destroyed, this time by Federal troops. General Haupt had protested against it, but without avail. On October 26th, after the memorable battle of Antietam, McClellan requested that the Aquia Creek and Fredericksburg railroad wharves and road be reconstructed. Haupt reported that the task was now much more formidable than before; that he had protested against the destruction of the wharves and the tearing up of the road, and especially against the burning of the bean-pole and corn-stalk bridge over Potomac Creek; that this work was a piece of vandalism on the part of Federal troops that could have bee