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is night expedition, had at his command, in the colonel of the 1st Vermont, John W. Phelps, an officer of West Point training, Mexican war experience and proved coura of the expedition was so impracticable that Colonel (afterwards major-general) Phelps predicted in advance precisely what occurred,—that the troops, coming together ble, left Newport News rather late the night before the Big Bethel affair. Colonel Phelps, Major Stuart of the Engineers and the writer accompanied Lieutenant Grebleft in the line of march for about three miles. During the walk back to camp Colonel Phelps stated that, in his opinion, the detachments coming from Camp Hamilton and cipated were realized. The echo of this musketry had hardly died away when Colonel Phelps stood at the entrance of the tent of the writer and said, It is as I thoughr, is the first time that this singular example of intuition on the part of General Phelps has ever been written for publication. (Report of Association of Graduates