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s and fortifications that became the wonder of the military world. All night long for many months the air was filled with fiery messengers of death. The course of the bomb-shells could be plainly followed by the lighted fuses which described an arc against the sky. The redoubt pictured here is one captured, about faced, and occupied on June 18th by Cowan's First New York Independent Battery, in the Artillery Brigade of the Sixth Corps. Thus the Union lines advanced, trench by trench, until Lee's army finally withdrew and left them the works so long and valiantly defended. The view looks northwest to the Appomattox. Brigadier-General C. H. Tompkins: General Tompkins Starting as captain of a Rhode Island Battery May 2, 1861, Charles Henry Tompkins became a major August 1, 1861, colonel September 13, 1861, and brevet brigadier-general of volunteers August 1, 1864, for gallant and meritorious service, in the campaign before Richmond, and in the Shenandoah Valley. the Federal a
f West Point in the class of 1830, was chief of artillery in Lee's army of Northern Virginia. He entered the war as captain nted brigadier-general of Artillery. Within two weeks after Lee's surrender he was at the Brandreth House in New York city artillery was hurrying from Harper's Ferry to Antietam to General Lee's assistance, the first battery to arrive on the field wbatteries. In the Seven Days Battles around Richmond, General Lee must have found his artillery something of an encumbrancton's Crossing, and were used with brilliant results. General Lee must have been impressed with the fact that his artillerwreck at Antietam: a tragedy of the tremendous cannonade-why Lee did not renew the battle The battery-horses lie dead besiore, they had munched at their last meal. The heavy loss to Lee's artillery in horses, caissons, and guns affected his decismber 18, 1862, after the roar of Antietam had died away, General Lee sent for Colonel Stephen D. Lee, and told him to report