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icuously in force, and often within easy range from above Falmouth to a point a mile or more below Fredericksburg. They hadll posted on the heights overhanging the river-bend above Falmouth, and forming our extreme left. Epaulements had been throursory survey of the general line between the river above Falmouth and the Telegraph road — in company with Lieutenant-Coloneared, till at length extending from a point a mile above Falmouth, at convenient intervals, they reached Fredericksburg, ane, was in position on a hill opposite to the ford between Falmouth and Fredericksburg. The brigade remained all day quieten so inconsiderable; for, from a point near a mile above Falmouth, on a commanding height, there was a six gun battery of rer; and then again, on a very commanding hill, in rear of Falmouth, near the house of Miss Scott, was a battery of more thanosition on the hill immediately opposite the ford between Falmouth and Fredericksburg, on the night of the twenty-third of N
der, the committee state that when last before them, I considered the meaning of the order to be an armed observation to ascertain where the enemy was. They then proceed as follows: In his (Franklin's) testimony given when your committee were at Falmouth, he says, I put in all the troops that I thought it prudent and proper to put in. I fought the whole strength of my command as far as I could, and at the same time keep my connection with the river open. These two statements seem to be presentscovered itself on three sides of me? But the committee, in quoting my testimony, for some reason satisfactory to themselves, have omitted to state what was testified by me in the same connection. By referring to the testimony given by me at Falmouth, (which has heretofore been made public,) I find that the words immediately following the quotation made by the committee in their present report are as follows: The reason that we failed was, that we had not troops enough to carry the points wh
n Henry C. Coates. headquarters First regiment Min. Vol., battle-field near Gettysburg, Pa., July 5, 1863. your Excellency: I have the honor herewith to transmit to you a brief statement of the movements of this regiment since leaving Falmouth, Va. On Sunday evening, June fourteenth, we struck tents, and moved about five miles towards Stafford Court House, when we were ordered back on picket, at Sedgewick's Crossing, below Falmouth. At three o'clock of the morning of the fifteenth, Falmouth. At three o'clock of the morning of the fifteenth, we were withdrawn, and moved again towards Stafford Court House, our corps forming the rear guard of the army. We reached Acquia Creek, near Dumfries, that night--twenty-eight miles; and on the next day marched to Occoquan--sixteen miles farther. On the seventeenth we marched to Fairfax Station, and on the nineteenth to Centreville. Up to this, the weather had been very hot, and the men suffered severely from the hard marching. On the twentieth we were detailed to guard the train, and marc
rry's brigade, and at dark the latter was moved to the river to relieve such of the troops of McLaws's division as were on duty above Fredericksburg and opposite Falmouth. About nine o'clock P. M., the same day, I received orders from the commanding General to repair to Chancellorsville, and to make such a disposition of the two vania county: On the evening of the twenty-ninth of April, in compliance with orders from division headquarters, I moved my command to the heights in front of Falmouth, and throwing my pickets out to the river bank, remained in line of battle until about eleven o'clock on the morning of the first of May, when, in obedience to ore of shells upon the enemy, who had halted in the road upon the display of our skirmishers. The advance one of these regiments moved down the river in front of Falmouth, and sought shelter from our artillery fire in the rifle-pits along the river. The other regiments remained in the road, lying down, the stone knolls on either