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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
he right by a sharp encounter between an Irish brigade in the Federal service, commanded by General Meagher, and Pickett's troops. Before noon the Federal outposts took possession without a blow of . At this instant Richardson This is a slight error. The brigades were those of French and Meagher. See General McClellan's Report, page 127: French's and Meagher's brigades now appeared, driviMeagher's brigades now appeared, driving before them the stragglers who were thronging toward the bridge. And again: These brigades advanced boldly to the front, and by their example, as well as by the steadiness of their bearing, reanif their conduct renders it the more important that it should rest where it was merited.—Ed. and Meagher arrive on the ground with the two brigades sent by Sumner. The second is composed exclusively o commands on the right, seeing no likelihood of any attack on that side, detaches Sickles' and Meagher's brigades successively to Couch's assistance. During this time Whiting on the left, and Huger
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
proceeding from the wood, which threw the inexperienced soldiers of Morris into confusion. Kimball proceeded past them and deployed on Weber's left. Richardson arrived immediately after French, and extended his line still more to the left with Meagher's Irish brigade, supported at a short distance by those of Caldwell and Brooks. The ground upon which these two divisions were about to fight was interspersed with natural and artificial obstacles. It is intersected by the hollow way which, h's right flank, which had been uncovered by the retreat of Sedgwick and Green, but failed to break it. Farther on, along the Federal left, the Irish brigade resisted all the assaults of the Confederates with uncommon energy. Its commander, General Meagher, was wounded. He was replaced by Colonel Burke, who led his countrymen with equal intrepidity and coolness. Following their usual tactics, the Confederates massed all their forces for a sudden attack, sometimes on one point of the enemy's
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
he ardor by which he was himself animated, was in command of well-tried troops. The sight of the massacre of their companions, and the formidable positions that rose before them, did not cause them to hesitate for a single instant. Three flags, planted by French's soldiers within eighty or one hundred metres of the enemy's line, floated amid the cannon-shot and musket-balls alone above the dead bodies that surrounded them. They seemed to call for new combatants, or rather new victims. Meagher's Irish brigade was the first to rush forward. A portion of French's troops, who had felt reluctant to leave the vicinity of this field of carnage, joined it, and the rest of Hancock's division followed close. All the generals were on foot at the head of their soldiers. Howard's division came out of the town for the purpose of following in the tracks of Hancock should the latter meet with any success. On the left, Wilcox had deployed the Ninth corps in front of Pickett's Confederate di
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
rtillery. 3 Volunteer batteries, 18 guns. 1st Brigade, Brigadier-general Howard, 4 regiments. 2d Brigade, Brigadier-general Meagher, 3 regiments. 3d Brigade, Brigadier-general French, 4 regiments. 2d Division, Brigadier-general Sedgwick. of June, 1862. 2d corps, Sumner; 17,581 men strong. 1st Division, Richardson. 1st Brigade, Caldwell; 2d Brigade, Meagher; 3d Brigade, French. 2d Division, Sedgwick. 1st Brigade, Gorman; 2d Brigade, Burns; 3d Brigade, Abercrombie. 3e Potomac—Major-General McClellan. 2d corps, Sumner. 1st Division, Richardson. 1st Brigade, Caldwell; 2d Brigade, Meagher; 3d Brigade, French. 2d Division, Sedgwick. 1st Brigade, ......; 2d Brigade, Burns; 3d Brigade, Abercrombie. 3d cCentre, 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 Brig
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
Division, McCown. Rains' brigade, Eaton's brigade, McNair's brigade. Division, Stevenson. Brigade, ......; brigade,..... Independent cavalry. Forest's brigade, Waggoner's brigade, Morgan's brigade. Iv. Battle of Fredericksburg. Federal army. Commander-in-chief, Major-General Burnside. Right Grand division, Major-general Sumner. 22,736 men, 60 guns. 2d corps, Couch. Division, French. Kimball's brigade, Andrews' brigade; brigade, ...... Division, Hancock. Meagher's brigade, Zook's brigade, Caldwell's brigade. Division, Howard. Sully's brigade; brigade, ......; brigade, ..... 9th corps, Wilcox. Division, Getty. Hawkins' brigade, Harland's brigade; brigade, ...... Division, Sturgis. Naglee's brigade, Ferrero's brigade; brigade, Division, Burns. Brigade, ......; brigade, .....; brigade, ...... Left Grand division, Major-general Franklin. 46,892 men, 116 guns. 1st corps, Reynolds. Division, Meade. Sinclair's brigade, Magilto