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George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 103 3 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 91 7 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 90 2 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 57 1 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 54 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 42 4 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 40 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 36 0 Browse Search
Colonel Theodore Lyman, With Grant and Meade from the Wilderness to Appomattox (ed. George R. Agassiz) 26 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 9 1 Browse Search
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hout support, bearing the brunt of the contest until relieved by Major Sykes, of the Third Infantry United States Army, who formed his battallock. In my first report I mentioned the opportune arrival of Major Sykes's battalion, and it is not necessary to repeat what I then said d. 5. Eighth N. Y. S. M., Col. Lyons. 6. Battalion of Regulars, Major Sykes. 7. First Co. 2d Dragoons; four companies Cavalry, Major Palmer.ctfully beg a reference to the enclosed report of its commander, Major Sykes. The rebels soon came flying from the woods towards the right, have to state with the deepest sorrow, was mortally wounded. Major Sykes, and the officers of his command, (three of whom, Lieutenants Lael Hunter, commanding Second Division of army of the Potomac. Major Sykes's report. Headquarters, battalion of regulars, camp Trumbulen are destitute of blankets, and in want of necessary clothing. Geo. Sykes, Major 14th Infantry. Capt. Averill. Third Division. Colonel
Col. Andrew Porter, United States Army; Capt. Griffin's battery United States artillery; three companies United States cavalry, under Major Palmer; a battalion of several companies of the First, Third, and Eighth United States infantry, under Major Sykes; a battalion of United States marines, under Major Reynolds; and the Eighth, Fourteenth, and Twenty-seventh Regiments of New York Volunteers. Second Brigade, commanded by Colonel A. E. Burnside, of the Rhode Island Volunteers. The First aname the Second Rhode Island battery and a section of Barry's battery. This was followed by the Second New Hampshire and the Seventy-first New York Regiments. The First brigade brought up the rear in the following order:--Griffin's battery, Major Sykes' United States infantry, Major Reynolds' United States Marines, and the Fourteenth, Twenty-seventh, and Eighth New York Volunteers. In this order the centre of the column left its bivouac, about six miles from Fairfax Court House, at ten o'
ated in good order, like the regulars under Major Sykes; but this, and the want of experience, gave being covered by the Third Infantry, under Major Sykes, of whose bravery I may have occasion to sp. Third, Second, and Eighth Infantry, under Major Sykes, took their position in line of battle uponly upon it, the gallant Colonel galloped to Major Sykes and implored him to come to his assistance. Major Sykes brought his men up at a run, and, with a deafening shout, they charged upon the enemy hundred yards. Forming in column of divisions Sykes' battalion advanced a considerable distance, ud that turf at Manassas than Gen. McDowell. Major Sykes' battalion of eight companies, five of Thirconcerned, was conducted in good order. On Major Sykes was imposed the responsible duty of coverin, the other severely scratched. As I said, Major Sykes, with his Third, Second, and Eighth Infantrranging their guns directly upon our line. Major Sykes quickly discovering this, and the cavalry a
In the rear of the regulars, and a little distance apart, General Sickles sat carelessly on horseback, coolly smoking a cigar and conversing with some friends. At one time during the reading, a murmur passed through the line of its mutineers, and when that portion of the order directing the regiment to surrender its colors was read, a private in one of the rear companies cried out in broad Scotch tones--Let's keep the colors, boys! No response was made by the remainder of the regiment. Major Sykes at once rode up the line to where the voice was heard. It would have been more than that soldier's life was worth, had he been discovered at the moment, in pistol range, by any of the officers. After the orders had been read, General Porter said to Colonel Stevens, Point out the leaders. A squad of men were detailed from the battalion to accompany the colonel, who went from company to company and designated the obnoxious members. They were marched to the rear to the number of forty or