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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 87 5 Browse Search
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aid in erecting intrenchments. As the site selected for his camp was probably visible from the ramparts of Fort Monroe, he thought the erection of the first tent there would be the signal for another demonstration. On the 21st of May, Col. John B. Magruder, of the provisional army of Virginia, a Virginian officer of the old Federal army, later a major-general of the Confederate States army, was assigned to the command of the department of the Peninsula, including the York and the James rivend United States artillery were actually engaged in this contest, and that the losses were 18 killed, 53 wounded, and 5 missing, an aggregate of 76. Among the killed was Maj. Theodore Winthrop, of Butler's staff. From Bethel church, Col. J. Bankhead Magruder, commanding Hampton division, reported on the 10th that he was attacked by about 3,500 Federal troops with several pieces of heavy artillery, that morning at 10 o'clock, and at 12:30 had routed them completely, having had 1,200 men enga
om a great bordering sweep that extended northeastward along the mountain ranges that border the valley to the Potomac, then down that great tidal river to Chesapeake bay, Virginia's Mediterranean, and thence to the entrance of the grand harbor of Hampton Roads, the gateway to the mouth of the James, a great circle distance of fully 400 miles. The shipment of McClellan's army from Washington to his new field of operations, began on the 17th of March, and on the 21st of that month, Gen. J. B. Magruder, in command of the Confederate front on the peninsula, reported the landing of large bodies of troops at Fortress Monroe, and asked for 30,000 men to meet the threatening invasion. The sight of the departure of this great army alarmed Lincoln concerning the safety of the capital, and induced him to modify McClellan's plan of campaign by ordering, April 3d, that McDowell's corps should remain in front of Washington. On the 17th of May he was directed to advance to Fredericksburg, b
dered an advance up the Peninsula of 58,000 men and 100 guns. General Magruder, of the Confederate army, with 11,000 men, opposed his progresApril, and his left at once made a vigorous attack on the right of Magruder's center, which was promptly repulsed. On the 6th and 7th, after their front, with his numerous batteries in favorable positions. Magruder, with his little army of 11,000, bravely maintained his ground forf April, McClellan again made a vigorous attack near the center of Magruder's line, which he broke, but this was repulsed with severe loss by region, and the approach of night prevented his making progress. Magruder's division, followed by that of McLaws, continued the retreat durill his positions for an entire day, during which the divisions of Magruder and G. W. Smith and all of Johnston's army train had continued, uner. Longstreet held the right, located near the Long bridges, and Magruder the left, near Dispatch Station. Huger evacuated Norfolk May 9t
Holmes with 5,000 held the intrenched bluffs; Magruder and Huger, in the fortifications east of and rence to a largely superior attacking force. Magruder and Huger were instructed to impose upon the right flank of McClellan's line of retreat. Magruder preceded these down the Williamsburg road, thwere holding the rear against an onslaught by Magruder at Savage Station. At about half past 6, Heiickahominy so he could join in the pursuit. Magruder put but part of his men into the battle at Salmes' line, drove him back. At Holmes' call, Magruder was turned from near Longstreet's battlefieldmer on the right and the latter on the left. Magruder had been ordered to the same point, by the Quamp, Lee ordered his front line, under Huger, Magruder, D. H. Hill and Whiting, to move against the that brave fighter called for reinforcements, Magruder was compelled to retire under the storm of ca and a half of this quarter of a year. First Magruder, and then J. E. Johnston, had delayed and bad[3 more...]
ilip Peyton, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Smith, Timoleon, major, lieutenant-colonel; Stuart, William D., colonel. Fifty-seventh Infantry regiment (formed from Keen's Infantry battalion): Armistead, Lewis A., colonel; Carr, George W., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Dyer, David, major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Fontaine, Clement R., major, colonel; Hanes, Garland B., major; Heckman, David P., major; James, Waddy T., lieutenant-colonel; Keen, Elisha F., major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Magruder, John Bowie, major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Ramsey, William H., lieutenant-colonel; Smith, Andrew J., major; Wade, Benjamin H., major, lieutenant-colonel. Fifty-seventh Militia regiment: Kamey, Sanford J., colonel. Fifty-eighth Infantry regiment: Board, Francis H., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Booker, George E., major; Crutchfield, Stapleton, major, lieutenant-colonel; Goode, Edmund, colonel; Kasey, John G., major, lieutenant-colonel; Letcher, Samuel H., lieutenantcol-onel, colon
epulsing an attack of a heavy body of the enemy's skirmishers, General Magruder reported, he skillfully lent support to the contending troops wife and two children, Virginia L. and E. McLean. Major-General John Bankhead Magruder Major-General John Bankhead Magruder, conspicuousMajor-General John Bankhead Magruder, conspicuous in the early operations in Virginia, was born at Winchester, Va., August 15, 1810. He was graduated at the West Point military academy in 18to believe that a force superior to his own disputed his advance. Magruder was not actively engaged at Seven Pines, but after General Lee tooana, and a department was formed of the Trans-Mississippi, and General Magruder sent to its command, with the understanding that Generals Hindon would have been other than it is, but there was a change before Magruder could reach the field, and he was recalled to Richmond and subsequ in April, 1863, to Galveston, Tex., as chief of artillery for General Magruder. Later in the year he was given charge of the eastern sub-dis