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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)
d, made a vigorous effort to recapture a point called Sutlington's Hill, which was the key to this position. He failed in the attempt. He was soon joined by General Schenck's brigade, which had been sent to his assistance by Fremont as soon as he was informed of Jackson's appearance, and which had arrived after a march of fifty-five kilometres in twenty-three hours. Schenck, who assumed the command, had only three thousand five hundred men to defend, against eight or nine thousand assailants, a place commanded on every side, and from which he could only extricate himself by passing through a narrow defile. To remain in such a place was to be captured. Tappear to have shown on this occasion his habitual coup d'oeil; or it might be that his soldiers were too much fatigued to attempt a serious attack. At nightfall Schenck fell back in good order with his small force upon Franklin. The engagement at McDowell had cost him two hundred and forty-six men, while Jackson lost four hundre
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
which had deployed to the right of the turnpike, attacked Lawton vigorously, while Milroy, with his brigade and a battery in the centre near the Stone House, and Schenck on the left of the road, cannonaded Starke's troops. The battle soon raged along the whole line. The Federals were gaining ground, especially on their left; for the last four hours, and whose soldiers were beginning to give way. Lawton had resumed the offensive, and the Federals could scarcely hold him in check. Just as Schenck was preparing to go to Schurz' assistance, he was himself vigorously attacked, and it was evident that Siegel would not be able to resist much longer, when frienollowed him close, extended his line in the direction of Sudeley Springs, facing Hill. About this time Reno emerged through the turnpike, and, placing himself on Schenck's left, enabled him to contract his front. The extreme left was formed by Reynolds, who had arrived from Manassas. In the presence of these reinforcements, Ja
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
ne regiment cavalry out of service3000 total46,878 the three corps composing this army before the arrival of the Ninth are here distinguished by the particular number assigned to them by General Pope. As soon as they were mustered back into the army of the Potomac they resumed their former enumeration. McDowell's corps became once more the first, Banks' the Fiftn and Siegel's the Eleventh. Major-General Pope. 1st corps, Siegel (formerly the army of the mountain). 1st Division, Schenck. 1st Brigade, McLean; 2d Brigade, Stahel. 2d Division, Von Steinwehr. 1st Brigade, Bohlen. 3d Division, Schurz. 1st Brigade, Krysanowsky; 2d Brigade, Schimmelpfennig; Milroy's Brigade. 2d corps, Banks. 1st Division, Williams. 1st Brigade, Crawford; 2d Brigade, Gordon; 3d Brigade, Gorman. 2d Division, Augur. 1st Brigade, Prince; 2d Brigade, Geary; 3d Brigade, Green. 3d corps, McDowell. 1st Division, Ricketts. 1st Brigade, Tower; 2d Brigade, Hartsuff; 3d Brigade, Car