his plans, and not to put any question before them for decision.
The grand division commanders, Sumner, Franklin, and Hooker, were present, and also, I think, the corps commanders.
I was present as ttle was necessary to enable the army to get into Fredericksburg was not entertained by anyone.
Sumner, who had the advance, reported that when he arrived at Falmouth he could even then have occupied, the general said that any one present was at liberty to express his views on the subject.
General Sumner, if I recollect aright, remarked only that he would do his utmost to carry out the plans of rder recites that the division to be sent out by Franklin — and also one to be pushed forward by Sumner on the right — was to seize, or attempt to seize, certain heights.
The military man is habituate had recrossed the river I saw him again, when he told me that he had it in his mind to relieve Sumner from command, place Hooker in arrest, and Franklin in command of the army.
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