, Gen. E. O. C. Ord, commanding the 3d Pennsylvania brigade, in pursuance of orders from Gen. George A. McCall, commanding the division holding the right of Gen. McClellan's army, moved forward from Camp Pierpont toward Dranesville, Loudoun County, Va., instructed to drive back the enemy's pickets, procure a supply of forage, and capture, if possible, a small cavalry force scouting betwixt Dranesville and the Potomac.
Gen. Ord's brigade consisted of the 9th, Col. C. F. Jackson, 10th, Col. J. S. McCalmont, 12th, Col. John H. Taggart, the Bucktail Rifles, Lt.-Col. T. L. Kane, a part of the 6th, with Easton's battery and two squadrons of cavalry; in all, about 4,000 men. While halting to load forage just east of Dranesville, he was attacked by a Rebel brigade, led by Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, composed of the 11th Virginia, the 6th South Carolina, 10th Alabama, 1st Kentucky, the Sumter Flying Artillery, and detachments from two cavalry regiments — the whole force numbering, according to Rebel
he Trent by Capt. Wilkes, 606; is rendered up to Great Britain, 608.
Mason, Major, wounded at Bull Run, 543.
Massachusetts, 20; slave population in 1790; troops furnished during the Revolution, 36; 37; abolishes Slavery, 103; 125; Disunion hinted at, 175; sends Mr. Hoar to Charleston, 180; withdraws from tho Douglas Convention, 318; 362.
May, Henry, 555; makes a personal explanation, 563-4; 615.
McCauley, Capt., at Norfolk Navy Yard, 473-5.
McCall, Gen., 620; 62-1; 625-6.
McCalmont, Col. J. S., (Union,) 626.
McClarty, Mr., of Ky., 492.
McClellan, Gen. Geo.
B., 496; his Address to the West Virginians, 520; 521; 522; Laurel Hill, Cheat Mountain, 523; 524; 528; 593; 615; takes command at Washington, etc., 619; extract from his report, etc., 620-21; 624; 626-7; All quiet on the Potomac, 628; his interdict of the Hutchinsons, etc., 629-630.
McClellan, U. S. cutter, betrayed to Rebels, 413.
McClelland, Robert, of Mich., 189.
McClurken, Major, wounded at Bel