ing the 3d Pennsylvania brigade, in pursuance of orders from Gen. George A. McCall, commanding the division holding the right of Gen. McClellan's army, moved forward from Camp Pierpont toward Dranesville, Loudoun County, Va., instructed to drive back the enemy's pickets, procure a supply of forage, and capture, if possible, a small cavalry force scouting betwixt Dranesville and the Potomac.
Gen. Ord's brigade consisted of the 9th, Col. C. F. Jackson, 10th, Col. J. S. McCalmont, 12th, Col. John H. Taggart, the Bucktail Rifles, Lt.-Col. T. L. Kane, a part of the 6th, with Easton's battery and two squadrons of cavalry; in all, about 4,000 men. While halting to load forage just east of Dranesville, he was attacked by a Rebel brigade, led by Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, composed of the 11th Virginia, the 6th South Carolina, 10th Alabama, 1st Kentucky, the Sumter Flying Artillery, and detachments from two cavalry regiments — the whole force numbering, according to Rebel accounts, only 2,500.
; allusion to, 509.
Stuart, Lieut.-Col., (Rebel,) at Bull Run, 543-4.
Stuart, Gen. J. E. B., at Dranesville, 626.
Sturgis, Major, 579;: in the battle of Wilson's Creek, 590 to 582; tries to reinforce Mulligan, 487.
Sumner, Charles, 229; 231; assault on, 299.
Sumter, the privateer, escapes out of the Mississippi; is blockaded at Gibraltar, 602.
Sweeny, Gen., persuades Lyon to attack the Rebels at Wilson's Creek, 579.
Syracuse, N. Y., fugitive-slave case at, 215.
Taggart, Col. John H., at Dranesville, 626.
Talbot, Lieut., sent to Washington by Major Anderson, 443.
Taliaferro, Col., at Carrick's Ford, 523.
Taliaferro, Gen., commands the Rebels at Norfolk, 473; said to have been drunk, 476.
Tallmadge, Gen. Js., of N. Y., his proviso, 74.
Tammany Hall, pro-Slavery meeting at, 126.
Taney, Roger Brooke, defends Rev. Jacob Gruber, 109; appointment as Chief Justice, 252; on Dred Scott, 253 to 257; the decision identical with Calhoun's theories, 2