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th, Colonel Marshall thought it safer to refer to as the unknown brigade, which, he suggests, may have been a small command under General Evans, of South Carolina, who did not join the army until after it moved from Richmond. General Holmes's report, made July 15, 1862, states that on June 29th he brought his command to the north side of the James River, and was joined by General Wise's brigade. With this addition, his force amounted to 6,000 infantry and six batteries of artillery. General Ransom's brigade had been transferred from the division of General Holmes to that of General Huger a short time before General Holmes was ordered to join General Lee. The brigade of General Branch had been detached at an earlier period; it was on duty near Hanover Junction, and under the command of General J. E. Johnston before the battle of Seven Pines. These facts are mentioned to account for the small size of General Holmes's division, which had been reduced to two brigades. Ripley's brig
In the latter part of the month he began to incline eastwardly from the mountains, moving in the direction of Warrenton, about which he finally concentrated, his cavalry being thrown forward beyond the Rappahannock in the direction of Culpeper Court House. On November 15th the enemy was in motion. The indications were that Fredericksburg was again to be occupied. Sumner's corps had marched in the direction of Falmouth, and gunboats and transports had entered Aquia Creek. McLaws's and Ransom's divisions were ordered to proceed to that city; on the 21st it became apparent that the whole army—under General Burnside, who had succeeded General McClellan—was concentrating on the north side of the Rappahannock. About November 26th Jackson was directed to advance toward Fredericksburg. As some of the enemy's gunboats had appeared in the river at Port Royal, and it was possible that an attempt might be made to cross in that vicinity. D. H. Hill's division was stationed near that pl
Chester, between Richmond and Petersburg. General Ransom, then in command of the defenses at Richmoause of the warning which Stuart had sent, General Ransom was summoned to Richmond to resist an impehole of Lee's army. At this time Major General Robert Ransom, as before mentioned, was in commanhe capital. It was with this field force that Ransom, as has been related, moved upon Butler and drhe purpose of attacking Butler, to send Major General Ransom with the field force he had for the proDunovant, with a regiment of cavalry not under Ransom's orders, was to guard the space between his t, probably to cover his retiring troops. General Ransom, in an unpublished report, says that, at tfusion, owing to the denseness of the fog. General Ransom's report continues: Having no ammunitid, reporting what had happened, and asked that Ransom's brigade might come to me at once, so that I ammunition, and his renewal of the request for Ransom's brigade, which he had organized and formerly
ablished, 634. Pryor, General, 103, 131. Q Queen of the West (ship). Capture of the Indianola, 202-03. R Rains, Gen. G. J., 68, 354, 481. Description of use of sub-terra shells, 78-79. Command of submarine defense, 174-75. Gen. George W., 93, 131, 481. Raleigh (frigate), 171. Raleigh (tug), 165, 166. Rails, General, 597. Ramseur, General, 438, 449, 450, 451, 452, 453, 454. Randolph, General, 70, 75, 82, 170. Testimony concerning evacuation of Norfolk, 75. Ransom, Gen., Robert, 1.33, 294, 426, 428-29, 430, 431. Read, Lt. C. W., 219. Reagan, John H., 579, 581, 589-90, 594, 595. Reams' Station, Battle of, 544. Reconstruction, 591, 608-40. Oath of allegiance prescribed by Johnson's Proclamation, 608-09. Occupation by military force, 609. Reorganization of state governments, 609. Civic Rights Bill, 614, 615. Reed, Lieutenant, 205. Reese, Judge, 631. Reliance (gunboat), 188. Reno, General, 275. Renshaw, Commander, 196, 197, 198. Retribution (