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General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 12: Halleck and Pope in Federal command. (search)
se, the Third (McDowell's), one division near Culpeper Court-House, and one at Fredericksburg-these two under Ricketts and King respectively; his cavalry under Buford, Bayard, and Hatch along the Rapidan from the Blue Ridge to Fredericksburg. Theext day, During the evening of the 9th, Pope received his First Corps under Sigel and called up McDowell's division, under King, from Fredericksburg. On the 10th both armies remained quiet. On the 11th a flag of truce was sent in asking for time to bury the dead, which Jackson granted, and extended to a late hour of the day. King's division coming up, Pope decided to engage again on the 12th, but Jackson, having information of the extent of reinforcements, decided to withdraw during the night.omising brigadier, Winder; Pope's, 2381, including three brigadiers, two wounded and one taken prisoner. After drawing King's division to his field, General Pope had about thirty-six thousand present for service. Jackson's reports as to these fo
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 13: making ready for Manassas again. (search)
for its crossing of the Warrenton turnpike, and King's division of his own corps down the turnpike. un, hardly had time for rest, when the march of King's division was reported. About the same time tederate cavalry loitering along the way. As King's division was marching by, Jackson thought to e's orders were given under the impression that King's division was still occupying the ground of thspecial instructions had been sent McDowell and King to hold the position at all hazards, to prevent that Jackson had no thought of retreating, and King had found that his ground was not tenable. The order intended for King failed to reach him. Before he was advised of the withdrawal of King's er. As soon as advised of the withdrawal of King's division from the ground of the 28th, Generall Porter should push forward with his corps and King's division of McDowell's command to Gainesville objected to the transfer of his division under King to other authority, which brought out the joint[3 more...]
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 14: Second battle of Manassas (Bull Run). (search)
our advance had been anticipated by an order to move from the enemy's side against us. They attacked along the turnpike by King's division about sunset. To the Confederates, who had been searching for an opportunity during the greater part of thelock in the afternoon, General Pope ordered attack against Jackson's front by the corps under General Porter, supported by King's division, Heintzelman and Reno to move forward and attack Jackson's left, to turn it and strike down against the flank, l to change direction and march for Centreville were received at 3.15 P. M. Had they been promptly executed, the commands, King's division, Sigel's corps, and Reynolds's division, should have found Jackson by four o'clock. As it was, only the brigades position after sunset, when he advanced against them in battle. He reported it sanguinary. With the entire division of King and that of Reynolds, with Sigel's corps, it is possible that Pope's campaign would have brought other important results.
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox, Chapter 19: battle of Sharpsburg, or Antietam (continued). (search)
er; 93d N. Y., Lieut.-Col. Benjamin C. Butler. Quartermaster's Guard, 1st U. S. Cav., Cos. B, C, H, and I, Capt. Marcus A. Reno. First Army Corps, designation changed from Third Corps, Army of Virginia, to First Army Corps, by General orders, no. 129, Adjutant-General's office, September 12, 1862. (1) Major-General Joseph Hooker, wounded September 17. (2) Brigadier-General George G. Meade. escort, 2d N. Y. Cav., cos. A, B, I, and K, Capt. John E. Naylor. First Division, (1) Brig.-Gen. Rufus King, Relieved September 14. (2) Brig.-Gen. John P. Hatch, Wounded September 14. (3) Brig.-Gen. Abner Doubleday:--First Brigade, Col. Walter Phelps, Jr.; 22d N. Y., Lieut.-Col. John McKie, Jr.; 24th N. Y., Capt. John D. O'Brian ; 30th N. Y., Col. William M. Searing; 84th N. Y. (14th Militia), Maj. William H. de Bovoise; 2d U. S. Sharp-shooters, Col. Henry A. V. Post. Second Brigade, (1) Brig.-Gen. Abner Doubleday, (2) Col. William P. Wainwright, Wounded September 17. (3) Lieut.-Col.