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ty-eighth Tennessee, Colonel Murray. Twenty-ninth Tennessee, Colonel Powell. Two guns in rear of infantry, Captain McClung. Sixteenth Alabama, Colonel Wood, (in reserve.) Cavalry battalions in rear. Colonel Brawner on the right. Colonel McClellan on the left. Independent companies in front of the advance regiments. Ambulances and ammunition. Wagons in rear of the whole, and in the order of their regiment. By order of General Crittenden. A. L. Cunningham, A. A. General. en moved the brigade of Gen. Carroll, consisting of the Tennessee regiments of Colonels Newman, Murray, and Powell, with two guns commanded by Capt. McClung. Then moved the Sixteenth Alabama regiment, Col. Wood, as a reserve, and Branner's and McClellan's battalions of cavalry. In advance of the column moved the independent cavalry companies of Capts. Bledsoe and Saunders. In the gray dawn, about six o'clock, two miles from their camp, the pickets of the enemy fired upon our advanced caval
Doc. 30.-battle of Roanoke Island. Official report of Gen. Burnside. headquarters Department of North-Carolina, Roanoke Island, February 10, 1862. To Major-General Geo. B. McClellan, Commanding United States Army, Washington: General: I have the honor to report that a combined attack upon this island was commenced on the morning of the seventh, by the naval and military forces of this expedition, which has resulted in the capture of six forts, forty guns, over two thousand prisoners, and upward of three thousand small arms. Among the prisoners are Col. Shaw, commander of the island, and O. Jennings Wise, commander of the Wise Legion. The latter was mortally wounded, and has since died. The whole work was finished on the afternoon of the eighth inst., after a hard day's fighting, by a brilliant charge in the centre of the island, and a rapid pursuit of the enemy to the north end of the island, resulting in the capture of the prisoners mentioned above. We have had no
Doc. 36.-fight at Blooming Gap, Va. Gen. Lander's official report. Washington, Saturday, February 15. the following news was received here to-day: Pawpaw, Va., Friday, February 14--8 P. M. Major-Gen. G. B. McClellan: The railroad was opened to Hancock this morning, also the telegraph. We had an important forced reconnoissance last night, which was completed to-day. We broke up the rebel nest at Blooming Gap. We ran down and captured seventeen commissioned officers, among them colonels, lieutenant-colonels, captains, etc. We engaged them with four hundred cavalry; our infantry was not near enough to support the cavalry, and the enemy's were retiring. We have in all seventy-five prisoners, and killed thirteen of the enemy, and lost two men and six. horses at their first fire. I led the charge in person, and it was a complete surprise. Col. Carroll, commanding the Fifth or Eighth Ohio, made a very daring and successful reconnoissance immediately afte
Doc. 57.-Inscriptions upon flags. Headquarters of the army, Adjutant-General's office, Washington, Feb. 22, 1662. General orders No. 19. it is ordered that there shall be inscribed upon the colors or guidons of all regiments and batteries in the service of the United States, the names of the battles in which they have borne a meritorious part. The names will also be placed on the Army Register at the head of the list of the officers of each regiment. It is expected that troops so distinguished will regard their colors as representing the honor of their corps — to be lost only with their lives ; and that those not yet entitled to such a distinction will not rest satisfied until they have won it by their discipline and courage. The General Commanding the army will, under the instructions of this Department, take the necessary steps to carry out this order. By command of Major-Gen. Mcclellan. L. Thomas, Adjutant-General.
Doc. 60.-capture of Fayetteville, Ark. Gen. Halleck's despatch. Major-Gen. McClellan: Gen. Curtis has taken possession of Fayetteville, Arkansas, capturing a number of prisoners, stores, baggage, etc. The enemy burnt part of the town before leaving. They have crossed Boston Mountains in great confusion. We are now in possession of all their strongholds. Forty-two officers and men of the Fifth Missouri cavalry were poisoned at Mud Town by eating poisoned food which the rebels left behind them. The gallant Capt. Dolfert died, and Lieut.-Col. Van Deutzh and Capt. Schman have suffered much, but are now recovering. The indignation of our soldiers is very great, but they have been restrained from retaliation upon the prisoners of war. H. W. Halleck, Major-General Commanding.
Doc. 73.-occupation of Columbus, Ky. General Halleck's despatch. St. Louis, March 4, 1862. Major-General McClellan: sir: The cavalry from Paducah marched into Columbus yesterday, at six P. M., driving before them the enemy's rear-guard. The flag of the Union is flying over the boasted Gibraltar of the West. Finding himself completely turned on both sides of the Mississippi, the enemy was obliged to evacuate or surrender. Large quantities of artillery and stores were captured. H. W. Halleck. General Cullum's report. Columbus, Ky., March 4, 1862. To Major-General McClellan: Columbus, the Gibraltar of the West, is ours, and Kentucky is free, thanks to the brilliant strategy of the campaign, by which the enemy's centre was pierced at Forts Henry and Donelson, his wings isolated from each other and turned, compelling thus the evacuation of his stronghold of Bowling Green first, and now Columbus. The flotilla under Flag-Officer Foote consisted of six gunboa
e named: Ottawa, Mohican, accompanied by the Ellen, Seminole, Pawnee, Pocahontas, Flag, Florida, James Adger, Bienville, Alabama, Keystone State, Seneca, Huron, Pembina, Isaac Smith, Penguin, Potomska, armed cutter Henrietta, armed transport McClellan, the latter having on board the battalion of marines, under the command of Maj. Reynolds, and the transports Empire City, Marion, Star of the South, Belvidere, Boston, George's Creek, containing a brigade, under the command of Brig.-Gen. Wrightont, Commanding South Atlantic Squadron, U. S. S. Mohican, Fernandina Harbor. Baltimore American narrative. Fernandina, Florida, March 10, 1862. Another bloodless victory has been won. Another point occupied and another chapter of Gen. McClellan's plan has been unfolded. Fernandina is now occupied by the Union forces. The Stars and Stripes are once more unfolded to the breeze in that ancient city. Finding that it would not be prudent to attack the city of Savannah with the small f
have been so for some time. Manassas Junction. About noon Gens. McClellan and McDowell, with their staffs, and two thousand cavalry for that Centreville and Manassas are evacuated; furthermore, that Gen. McClellan's vast column is in motion — was, at least — and apparently folpt to tell. Sunday afternoon it was known in Washington that Gen. McClellan had crossed the Potomac. During the day, also, other important Potomac, below the Occoquan; by the meeting and departure of all McClellan's staff; by the hundred other symptoms which proved the arrival owithin a radius of two miles about the Court-House; third, that Gen. McClellan and staff are here, and all the foremost division leaders; fourar ago? Say rather yesterday, we thought, and that McDowell, not McClellan, was still leading the onset. Had the battle of Bull Run been fo to the Junction. As we approached it, we met Gens. McDowell and McClellan taking their first reconnaissance of the late rebel quarters, and
l also be Military Governor of the District of Columbia. IV. That this order be executed with such promptness and despatch, as not to delay the commencement of the operations already directed to be undertaken by the Army of the Potomac. V. A fifth Army Corps, to be commanded by Major-Gen. N. P. Banks, will be formed from his own and Gen. Shields's, late Gen. Lander's, division. Abraham Lincoln. Executive mansion, Washington, March 11, 1862. President's War Order, No. 3. Major-Gen. McClellan having personally taken the field at the head of the Army of the Potomac until otherwise ordered, he is relieved from the command of the other military departments, he retaining command of the Department of the Potomac. Ordered, further, That the two departments now under the respective commands of Generals Halleck and Hunter, together with so much of that under Gen. Buell as lies west of a north and south line indefinitely drawn through Knoxville, Tennessee, be consolidated and de
ple, Topographical Engineers; Dr. McMillan, Division Surgeon; Capt. A. J. Alexander, Assistant Adjutant-General; Lieut. Sumner, Aide-de-Camp; Lieut. Bowen, Topographical Engineers; Duc de Paris, Duc de Chartres, Count Dillanceau, Dr. G. Grant, Assistant Division Surgeon. The force was composed of the Sixth United States cavalry regiment, Col. Emery; Fifth United States cavalry regiment, under command of Capts. Whiting, Owens, and Harrison; Third Pennsylvania cavalry, Lieut.Col. Griffiths; McClellan dragoons, Major Barker; and Fifty-seventh New-York volunteers, infantry, Col. Zook. At Bristow's Station the retreating rebels had burned the railroad-bridge, and it was learned that a squad of twenty cavalry had been there that morning for the purpose of impressing every white man they could find into the service. One of the Union troops who had come this distance foraging, narrowly escaped with his life. A Mr. McCarthy, living near the station, hearing of the approach of the rebel s
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