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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
twelfth, which had been transferred from Banks to old General Mansfield; and finally, the two divisions of Sykes and Couch, de of the advantage he had just gained. He did not summon Mansfield to join him, who had been held in reserve in the position line of the Federals was broken; but fortunately for it, Mansfield arrived at that instant to its support. Summoned by Hookdge of the wood; but there again all his efforts failed. Mansfield resumed the offensive—it was high time—and deployed his time. The Federal losses, however, were equally heavy. Mansfield had been killed at the beginning of the action. His two red the woods, before which all the efforts of Hooker and Mansfield had previously proved unsuccessful. In this vigorous attn was mixed up with the debris of the corps of Hooker and Mansfield. French was arrested by the enemy's batteries posted in ereby impaired their effectiveness. The corps of Hooker, Mansfield and Sumner, in all from forty to forty-four thousand men,
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
ver the Shenandoah. The crossing of the river began the day following. The organization of the army was the same as at the battle of Antietam, but the bullets of the enemy had caused many changes in the personnel of the generals. Burnside was still in command of the First and Ninth corps; Reynolds had superseded Hooker, wounded, and Wilcox occupied the post in which Reno had met his death. The Second and Twelfth, under the orders of Sumner, had seen their two commanders, Richardson and Mansfield, fall on the borders of Antietam; they had been replaced by Couch and Slocum. The Fifth and Sixth corps, each reinforced by a new division, had remained under the orders of Franklin and Porter, and two divisions, commanded by Stoneman and Whipple, were not incorporated into any army corps. The movable portion of the garrison of Washington was composed of the two corps of Heintzelman and Siegel, with a division of cavalry commanded by Bayard. McClellan left the Twelfth corps on the bor
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
ntarily, as spies in the interest of the Confederates, and the Union officers justly complained of the obstacles which the concourse of fugitives interposed against the maintenance of order and discipline in the camps. On the 17th of July, General Mansfield, in command at Washington, issued an order forbidding all access to these camps on the part of fugitives, and directing corps commanders not to allow them to accompany the troops under any pretext whatever. Mansfield, an old man as brave aMansfield, an old man as brave as he was strict, like the majority of old army officers, was strongly opposed to the abolition party. The formal execution of this order gave rise to complaints which were all the more pointed because the order was directly at variance with the instructions of the Secretary of War to General Butler. It required the decision of some superior authority definitely to regulate the manner in which fugitive slaves were to be treated by the military, the resolution of the lower house simply implying
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
e, ......; 2d Brigade, ..... 3d Division, Sturgis. 1st Brigade, Ferrero; 2d Brigade, ...... 4th Division, Rodman. 1st Brigade, Harland; 2d Brigade, Fairchild. Centre, Sumner. 2d corps, Sumner; 18,813 men strong. 1st Division, Richardson. 1st Brigade, Caldwell; 2d Brigade, Meagher. 2d Division, Sedgwick. 1st Brigade, Gorman; 2d Brigade, Dana; 3d Brigade, Howard. 3d Division, French. 1st Brigade, Max Weber; 2d Brigade, Kimball; 3d Brigade, Dwight Morris. 2d corps, Mansfield; 10,126 men strong. 1st Division, Williams. 1st Brigade, Crawford; 2d Brigade, Gordon. 3d Division, Green. 1st Brigade, Goodwich; 2d Brigade, ...... Left wing, Franklin. 6th corps, Franklin; 12,300 men strong. 1st Division, Slocum. 1st Brigade, Newton; 2d Brigade, Torbert; 3d Brigade, Bartlett. 2d Division, Smith. 1st Brigade, Hancock; 2d Brigade, Brooks; 3d Brigade, Irwin. Independent Division, Couch. 1st Brigade,......; 2d Brigade, ...... 7th independent corp