umny — by showing that our soldiers, though most unskillfully handled, precipitated into needless perils, entrapped, surrounded, hopeless, had still the courage to fight and the manhood to die.
A. M., of Dec. 20th, 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
d settlement of Georgia, 31; his opposition to Slavery and the use of ruin; his integrity, etc., 32.
Ohio, becomes a State in 1803, 52; diminished Republican majority in, 300; Republican majority swelled in, 301; pledges assistance to the Kentucky Unionists, 495.
Ohio Statesman, The, on the President's call, 457.
O'Kane, Col., (Rebel,) surprises Camp Cole, 575.
Oldham, Wm. S., sent by Davis to Arkansas, 486.
Oliver, Mordecai, 241; chosen Secretary of State in Missouri, 576.
Ord, Gen., commands, at Dranesville, 625-6.
Ordinance of 1784, the, 39; 50.
Ordinance of 1787, the, passage of, and an extract from, 40; 50; allusion to, 369.
Ordinance of Nullification, the, 93.
Oregon, congressional action upon the Territory of, 190 to 198; has a Democratic majority, 300; 801.
Orr, James L., of S. C., sent to Washington, 411.
Osawatomie, Kansas, sacked and burnt by Border Ruffians, 214; battle of, 284.
Ostend Manifesto, the, extract from, 273-4-5.