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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)
turally very strong. The army was massed between the James and a deep marshy water-course called Herring Creek. The approaches to the peninsula, thus formed by the river and the stream, were speedily protected by a considerable abatis and field-works. A fleet of transports soon came to cast anchor in front of the army, and a few hours later the wagons were carrying rations to all the divisions of the army. The functions of the quartermaster's department, under the superintendence of Colonel Ingalls, were admirably performed. The army was soon rested and organized; the sight of a few reinforcements sent from Fortress Monroe had produced the best effect upon the spirits of the soldiers, whose imagination magnified their number. The stragglers had all rejoined their regiments, so that an estimate could be formed of the number present. The army of the Potomac, reunited before Richmond June 20th, had an effective force of one hundred and four thousand seven hundred and twenty-four m
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
not carry, together with a portion of his artillery, his twelve thousand sick, and a reinforcement intended for Burnside, composed of a few batteries and some cavalry. To this he subsequently added Reynolds' division of Pennsylvanians. He purposed to cover the march of his convoy with the remainder of his army, and to fall back by land on Fortress Monroe, where he expected to find much greater facilities for embarkation. Despite his efforts and those of his intelligent quartermaster, Colonel Ingalls, it was not till the evening of the 16th that the last vessels received their cargoes on board, and left the wharves at Harrison's Landing. The movement of the army had commenced on the 14th. On the morning of the 15th, while Reynolds' division was descending the James to join Burnside at Aquia Creek, the large convoy was started in the wake of the corps of Heintzelman and Porter, which led the march. The road to be followed by the army lay parallel to the James, and connected near W