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rmation to the effect that many of these crossings — as, for example, Big Bethel, Young's Mill, Howard's bridge, Cockletown, etc.--were strongly entrenched and would be obstinately defended. Our information seemed also to be clear that the Warwick river ran alongside of the Newport News road, which crossed only an insignificant branch, and that it presented no obstacle to a march on the Halfway House in rear of Yorktown. After the Fort Monroe movement was decided upon my first intention way came under the artillery-fire of the works of Yorktown, and soon saw that an assault was impracticable. Keyes also found himself brought to a halt by the artillery-fire of the Lee's Mill works, and discovered that they were covered by the Warwick river, rendering any attempt at assault utterly out of the question. It was at this moment, with the leading division of each column under a hot artillery-fire, and the skirmishers of the 3d corps engaged, being myself with Porter's division, th
ks extends across the entire Peninsula from Yorktown to Warwick river. Many of them are formidable. Deserters say that theyktown; his line thence extends along and in rear of the Warwick river to its mouth. That stream is an obstacle of great magnhere the road from Newport News to Williamsburg crosses Warwick river. He has been engaged in an artillery combat of several are perfectly unreliable; the roads are wrong, and the Warwick river crosses the Newport News and Williamsburg road some thr you had better break the enemy's line from Yorktown to Warwick river at once. This will probably use time as advantageouslyon both rivers we could beat any force opposed to us on Warwick river, because the shot and shell from the gunboats would neater-batteries, a line of works between Yorktown and the Warwick river, Wynn's Mill, and the one-gun battery about a mile lowenformation in our possession clearly indicated that the Warwick river ran nearly parallel with the James, instead of heading
114, 128, 129, 303. Vienna, Va., 514, 515, 517, 521. Vincent, Lieut., 597. Van Hammerstein, Maj. H., 123, 311. Von Kleizer, Capt., 589. Von Radowitz, Lieut.-Col. P., 123, Wadsworth, Gen. J. S., 226, 241, 540-542. Wagner, Lieut. O. G., 125, 311. Wagner, Col., 45, 517. Walker, Gen. W. H. T., 573. Ward, Col. J. H., 383. Warren, Col. G. K., at Hanover C. H., 370, 373 ; Malvern, 433 ; Antietam, 601. Warrenton, Va., 240, 509-511, 529. Warwick C. H., Va., 254, 259, 260, Warwick river, Va., 261-266, 272, 274, 289, 319. Washington, D. C., isolated from West, 42; defenceless, 66; accessible after Bull Run, 67, 68, 73, 87 ; fortifications, 68 ; order restored, 70 ; earthworks, 72 ; people of, and McClellan, 74 ; positions of troops, 79, 80 ; prepared, 80, 169 ; strengthening army, artillery at, 88 ; force at, Aug., 1861, 89, Apr., 1862, 241; removal of government, 93 ; garrison necessary, 97 ; enemy's plans, 106 ; medical record of troops, 126; provost-guards, 132 ; pla