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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)
he had been obliged to leave the three divisions of Morell, Sykes and Mc-Call, which formed his right wing under Porter, nortd the extreme right at Mechanicsville and Beaverdam Creek; Sykes and Morell were posted on the neighboring heights of Gainesrounding foliage exposed it to all surprises of the enemy. Sykes' division formed the centre and the right of Porter's corpsack had been repulsed by the right of Morell's division and Sykes' left brigade, commanded by the young and valiant Warren; b out like the others; Bartlett went to the right to support Sykes; Newton got into line on the left to oppose Longstreet, by anting itself on the summit of the hill so long occupied by Sykes' division, and crushes that division with its fire. Being g order, reckoning from left to right: At the extreme left, Sykes guarded the approaches of the direct road from Richmond to imself facing eastward, with his back turned toward that of Sykes. There was every indication that the efforts of the Confed
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
rrell's troops in face of the enemy, massed those of Sykes in reserve, and finding it impossible to execute theding campaign, led by two experienced officers, Generals Sykes and Morrell. They charged with impetuosity; buGeneral Mansfield; and finally, the two divisions of Sykes and Couch, detached from the corps of Porter and Key twelfth; the sixth, with the divisions of Couch and Sykes—the latter belonging to Porter's corps—constituted pss of Crampton's Gap, followed by Sumner's corps and Sykes' divisions. After crossing the mountain these forcee 15th, he had only two divisions with him, those of Sykes and Richardson, belonging to Sumner's corps. The obhe Keedysville road passed were ranged in first line Sykes' division on the left of the road, and Richardson's s, was to remain alone across the Rohrersville road, Sykes' division facing the bridge of the Keedysville road;s to the left. Porter with Morrell's force rejoined Sykes' division, and thus formed the centre of the Federal
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
dition on the north side of the river, which might also have been sent in that direction. Burnside ordered him to push them across the river, but it was only for the purpose of leading them to that part of the battle-field which had already been uselessly drenched in blood; one of them was to support Sturgis' division on the left, the other two were to attempt a new attack against the wall which had baffled all the efforts of French and Hancock. Hooker started at once with the divisions of Sykes and Humphreys, of Butterfield's corps, designated for this dangerous expedition. He was justly looked upon as one of the bravest and most enterprising generals of the army. Since the battle of Williamsburg, where he had fought almost along against Longstreet, down to that of Antietam, where he was wounded, he had acquired for himself, through his entire deportment, the nickname of Fighting Joe, which his soldiers had given him. But when he beheld the positions he was ordered to attack, aft
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
gadier-general Woodbury. 2 Volunteer regiments. 3 Companies of regulars. Siege park batteries, Colonel Tyler. 1 Regiment. Infantry Reserve, Brigadier-general Sykes. 8 Battalions of regulars, 1 regiment. 1st corps, * Major-general McDowell. Brigade of cavalry, 4 regiments. Sharpshooters, 1 regiment. † 1sts; 3d Brigade, Davidson. 6th corps, F. Porter. 1st Division, Morrell. 1st Brigade, Martindale; 2d Brigade, Butterfield; 3d Brigade, Griffin. 2d Division, Sykes. 1st Brigade, Warren; 2d Brigade (regular), Buchanan. Independent Division, Reynolds. (Pennsylvania Reserves.) 1st Brigade, ......; 2d Brigade, Meade; 3d B7th independent corps, Porter; 12,030 men strong. 1st Division, Morrell. 1st Brigade, Martindale; 2d Brigade, Griffin; 3d Brigade, Butterfield. 2d Division, Sykes. 1st Brigade (regular), Captain Dyer; 2d Brigade, Warren. Humphrey's Division (joined the Army September 18th). 1st Brigade, ......; 2d Brigade, ..... Caval
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
ivision, Gibbons. Taylor's brigade; brigade, ......; brigade,...... Division, Doubleday. Brigade, ......; brigade,......; brigade,...... 6th corps, W. F. Smith. Division, Newton. Brigade, ......; brigade, ......; brigade,...... Division, Brook. Brigade, ......; brigade, ......; brigade,...... Division, Howe. Vinton's brigade; brigade, .....; brigade...... Grand division of the centre, Major-general Hooker. 39,984 men, 100 guns. 5th corps, Butterfield. Division, Sykes. Brigade,.....; brigade, ......; brigade, ...... Division, Humphreys. Brigade, ......; brigade,......; brigade,...... Division, Griffin. Brigade, ......; brigade, ......; brigade, ...... 3d corps, Stoneman. Division, Sickles. Brigade, ......; brigade, ......; brigade, ...... Division, Birney. Ward's brigade, Berry's brigade; brigade, ..... Division, Whipple. Carroll's brigade; brigade,......; brigade, ...... Cavalry, Pleasonton's Division. Brigade,...; brigade, ....