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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)
o Lee's army, it was evident that Jackson was manoeuvring on the extreme Federal right, and that his approaching arrival would be sufficient to cause the defences of Beaver-dam Creek to fall. McClellan was expecting this, and had instructed General Barnard, chief of engineers of his army, to select a new position, which covered the bridges of the Chickahominy, upon which the whole right wing was ordered to fall back on the 27th at daybreak. This position was not very strong; the hills adjoist bordering the large clearing; and finally, a cross-road branched off from this same point, connecting it directly with New Cold Harbor, and running beside a long narrow wood belonging to this plantation. The line of defence selected by General Barnard rested its left on the Chickahominy below the Gaines house. This portion of the line could have been effectively protected by the small stream called Powhite Creek, which runs at right angles to the course of the river, and on which Gaines'
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
city of the South, are situated at about sixty kilometres from the passes of the Mississippi. Fort St. Philip, on the left bank of the river, was established by the Spaniards, and had recently been reconstructed under the superintendence of Captain Barnard, a Federal officer of engineers, who had since been placed at the head of that arm of the service on McClellan's staff. Fort Jackson, so named after the defender of New Orleans, was situated opposite, near the site of the old Fort Bourbon. The department of war at Washington had naturally received detailed plans of all these works, and Barnard had furnished a memoir on the one he had reconstructed, and which his comrades were ordered to capture. The Confederate authorities considered themselves invulnerable on this side; consequently, they did not trouble themselves about protecting New Orleans, except against an enemy coming down the Mississippi. It was at Columbus, Island Number10 and Fort Pillow that they had intended to
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
at Fortress Monroe. Those marked thus (†) joined McClellan after he had landed. The brigades where dots (......) are substituted for the name of the commander were without regular commanders, and under the orders of the senior colonel. Commander-in-chief, Major-General McClellan. Chief of Staff, Brigadier-general Marcy. Adjutant-general, Brigadier-general S. Williams. Chief of Cavalry, Brigadier-general Stoneman. Inspector-general, Colonel Sackett. Chief of Engineers, Brigadier-general Barnard. Chief of Topographical Engineers, Brigadier-general Humphreys. Surgeon-in-chief, Doctor Tripler. Quartermaster-general, Brigadier-general Van Vliet. Chief Commissary of Subsistence, Colonel Clarke. Chief of Ordnance, Colonel Kingsbury. Provost Marshal-general, Brigadier-general Andrew Porter. Judge Advocate, Colonel Gantt. Chief of the Signal Corps, Major Myer. Chief of Telegraphy, Major Eckert. Division of Reserve Cavalry, Brigadier-general P. St. George Cooke.