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amendment. The Senate, on the eighteenth, on motion of Mr. Wilson, proceeded to the consideration of the resolution, which declared that the gratitude of the American people, and the thanks of their representatives in Congress, be tendered to Major-General Joseph Hooker, and the officers and soldiers of the army of the Potomac, for the skill, energy, and endurance which first covered Washington and Baltimore from the meditated blow of the advancing and powerful army of rebels led by General Robert E. Lee; and to Major-General George G. Meade, and Major-General Oliver O. Howard, and the officers and soldiers of that army, for the skill and heroic valor which at Gettysburgh repulsed, defeated, and drove back, broken and dispirited, beyond the Rappahannock, the veteran army of the rebellion. Mr. Grimes said: As I have read the history of that campaign, the man who selected the position where the battle of Gettysburgh was fought, and who, indeed, fought it the first day, was General How
report of the part taken by the light division in the battle of Fredericksburg: It having been definitely ascertained that the enemy had crossed the Rappahannock in large force, on the evening of the eleventh December, I was directed by General R. E. Lee, subsequently by the Lieutenant-General, also, to move my division at dawn, on the twelfth, and relieve Major-General Hood. In obedience to this order, I put my troops in position, my front line consisting of two regiments of Brockenbroughour obedient servant, J. A. Early, Brigadier-General, commanding Division. Report of Brig.-General Pendleton. headquarters artillery corps A. N. V., camp near Chesterfield Station, R. & F. R. R., Caroline co., Va., March 12, 1863. General R. E. Lee, commanding: General: Constant pressure of duty since the battle of Fredericksburg has prevented an earlier report of the part which then devolved upon the reserve artillery, and upon the undersigned as its commander and as supervisor of
Doc. 31.-battle of Chancellorsville. Report of General R. E. Lee. headquarters army of Northern Virginia, September 21, 1863. General S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, C. S. A., Richmond, Va.: General: After the battle of Fredericksburg, the army remained encamped on the south side of the Rappahannock until the latter part of April. The Federal army occupied the north side of the river, opposite Fredericksburg, extending to the Potomac. Two brigades of Anderson's divisionnoitring the enemy and constructing batteries; Colonel Long, in posting troops and artillery; Majors Taylor, Talcott, Marshall, and Venable were engaged night and day in watching the operations, carrying orders, &c. Respectfully submitted, R. E. Lee, General. Report of Major-General Stuart. headquarters Second corps, army of Northern Virginia, May 6, 1863. Brigadier-General R. H. Chilton, A. A. and I. G., Headquarters Army of Northern Virginia: General: I have the honor to subm
Doc. 59.-the affair at Princeton, Va. Report of Brigadier-General Humphrey Marshall camp near Jeffersonville, Va., May 22, 1862. R. E. Lee, Commanding, &c., Richmond: General: In my last letter I advised you that the opportune return of Brigadier-General Heth with his force to Dublin depot rendered it unnecessary for me to proceed in that direction. But I ventured to suggest to that officer that a lateral movement, by me, cutting the line of the enemy's communication at Princeton, might assist him materially in clearing the country of the column which was endeavoring to penetrate to the railroad. General Heth approving the idea, I moved my whole force at once, via Saltville, towards this place, arriving here on the twelfth inst. I took the responsibility of ordering to the field some skeleton companies, just recruited, and intended to form part of a new regiment, authorized by an order of the Secretary of War, of ninth April, issued to Major McMahon, formerly General F
Doc. 66.-operations at Rappahannock Bridge. Report of General R. E. Lee. Hadquarters army of Northern Virginia, November 20, 1868. General S. Cooper, Adjutant and Inspector-General, Richmond, Virginia: General: I have the honor to report that, after the return of the army to the Rappahannock, it was disposed on both sides of the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, General Ewell's corps on the right and General Hill's on the left, with the cavalry on each flank. The troops were placed I forward herewith the reports of Generals Rodes and Early, the latter enclosing those of General Hays and Lieutenant-Colonel Tate, of Hoke's brigade. A map of the locality is also annexed. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, R. E. Lee, General. Report of Lieutenant General Ewell. headquarters Second corps, A. N V., November 13, 1863. Colonel R. H Chilton, Chief of Staff: Colonel: I have the honor to enclose the report of Major-General Early, in reference to the a