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Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 100 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 94 0 Browse Search
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most keenly. The corps d'armee of Heintzelman and Keyes had first moved forward, the divisions of Hooker andenemy's works there was a narrow wood, Gens. Sumner, Keyes, and Heintzelman were in frequent consultation. Theactive duties of the day were, however, performed by Keyes and Heintzelman, who were indefatigable, and by theie. Now, also, our own reserves were coming up. Gen. Keyes had, in person, driven back a mile or two and urgg from his horse — held a brief consultation with Gen. Keyes, and approving his course, and especially his ordflanking the rebel forces on their left, a result Gen. Keyes had been hoping for since noon, and which he thoural, and the reinforcements, advanced by order of Gen. Keyes, soon reached the fortifications, placing the holious way, all they could of the rebel movements. Gen. Keyes had frequent interviews with them, and it was by liant charge, which turned the day in our favor. Gen. Keyes remarked that he had never been deceived by the c
ch the corps of Gens. Sumner, Heintzelman, and Keyes have been engaged against greatly superior numGeneral Commanding. Official report of General Keyes. Headquarters Furth corps, June 13, 1a nation's ruin. Respectfully submitted. E. D. Keyes, Commanding Fourth Corps. Official repothe corps of Gen. Heintzelman. The corps of Gen. Keyes and Heintzelman, having retreated to the thift of my line. At this critical juncture, Gen. Keyes sent an order for my two remaining regimentsut half-past 4 P. M., Generals Heintzelman and Keyes informed me that the enemy was assailing our rMajor-Gen. McClellan and Gens. Heintzelman and Keyes rode twice along the entire lines in the afterk them severely. But the inspiring efforts of Keyes, Couch, Peck and Devens, restored their confid May I had ascertained from trusty scouts that Keyes's corps was encamped on this side of the Chickile road, to be in readiness either to fall on Keyes's right flank, or to cover Longstreet's left. [7 more...]
sday, June 25--3.15 P. M. Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary of War: The enemy are making desperate resistance to the advance of our picket-lines. Kearney, and one half of Hooker's are where I want them. I have this moment reinforced Hooker's right with a brigade and a couple of guns, and hope in a few minutes to finish the work intended for today. Our men are behaving splendidly. The enemy are fighting well also. This is not a battle, merely an affair of Heintzelman's corps, supported by Keyes, and thus far all goes well, and we hold every foot we have gained. If we. succeed in what we have undertaken, it will be a very important advantage gained. Loss not large thus far. The fighting up to this time has been done by Gen. Hooker's division, which has behaved as usual, that is, most handsomely. On our right, Porter has silenced the enemy's batteries in his front. G. B. McClellan, Major-General Commanding. redoubt No. 8, Wednesday, June 25--5 P. M. Hon. E. M. Stanton, Secretary
ght, our bridges were blown up and the crossings were barricaded and defended. Keyes's line, which was on the extreme left resting upon White Oak Swamp, was prolongls thank him for the gallant exploit — not the first of his youthful career. Gen. Keyes had sent a section of artillery with the vanguard, Averill's cavalry escortindquarters, which had tarried near the bridge, were now moved two miles beyond. Keyes's corps was forward, Sykes was guarding our flanks, Morell was moving behind KeKeyes, Fitz-John Porter stood guard around the camp. Day was wearing away. An awful tumult in rear, as if the elements were contending, had been moving senses with eted strongly on the south bank of White Oak Creek; Heintzelman was on his left; Keyes's corps was moving swiftly to James River, down the Charles City and Quaker roan we arrived at Malvern Hill, the wings of the army as organized were reversed, Keyes taking the right, Porter's corps the left, as we faced Richmond. Our line now
irst of June. On the twenty-fifth of May, Gen. Keyes's corps was placed under my command. He wasriver and occupied the positions indicated. Gen. Keyes's corps advanced. The next day a reconnaissM. I received a note from Lieut. Jackson, of Gen. Keyes's staff, informing me that the enemy was presition, three fourths of a mile in advance. Gen. Keyes was there, and from him I learned the positit them coming, having been ordered across by Gen. Keyes. They went into the woods, but, together wine thousand eight hundred men. Part of these Gen. Keyes took to the left of the road. I placed Col..,) an order was sent, on the application of Gen. Keyes, to Gen. Kearny, to send a brigade up the ra orders. The Court honorably acquitted him. Gen. Keyes has written such an excellent report of the received a note (at two o'clock P. M.) from Gen. Keyes, merely asking, as I have already said, for o abandon on the field when they retreated. Gen. Keyes, all the Generals of division, and most of t[3 more...]
Doc. 115.-General Naglee's reconnoissance, on the Chickahominy, Va., May 24. Gen. Keyes's headquarters, Saturday, May 24. This morning a reconnoissance was made in force upon our left wing, for the purpose of ascertaining the strength of the rebel troops in the neighborhood of the Pines, some eight and a half miles from Richmond. The reconnoissance was conducted by Brig.-Gen. Naglee, and consisted of infantry and cavalry force. The One Hundred and Fourth Pennsylvania, Col. Davis, and the Fifty-second Pennsylvania, Colonel Dodge, constituting the advanced guard. Besides those in the advance, there were engaged the Eighth Pennsylvania cavalry, Col. Gregg, and Battery H of the First New-York artillery, commanded by Capt. Spratt. The advance was made to the right and left of the old stage-coach road leading to Richmond, companies from the two advanced regiments being deployed as skirmishers through the woods on either side, as also companies from the Eighth Pennsylvania