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. April and May, 1863. the siege of Suffolk was raised on the third of May, 1863, almost y all thought from the minor operations about Suffolk, and in the absence of any apparent importanthe Suffolk campaign should be made public. Suffolk lies at the head of the Nansemond, twelve mil planned and put into execution. 1st. The Suffolk garrison must be weakened. To accomplish thiblished at Hill's Point, about six miles from Suffolk, and of such strong profile and skilful constnd of May, Lieutenant-General Hill confronted Suffolk with some thirty thousand men, Longtreet haviould delay if not prevent reenforcements from Suffolk. The returns of the army of the Potomac for nant-General Longstreet and his Knoxville and Suffolk campaigns, which are pronounced as parallel fwhich suggested disagreeable reminiscences of Suffolk. Since then, little or nothing has been hearg the parallel campaign of Longstreet against Suffolk that Hooker made his coup at Chancellorsville[3 more...]
been inflicted upon their communications, and valuable military stores have been destroyed by expeditions into the interior. North-Carolina shows some symptoms of disaffection toward the insurgent league. Similar indications are exhibited in Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, and Texas. The situation on the York and James Rivers has remained unchanged since the withdrawal of the army of General McClellan from the Peninsula a year ago. Attempts by the insurgents to retake Williamsburgh and Suffolk have been defeated, but the garrison at the latter place has been withdrawn for purely military reasons to a more defensible line. I now return to the army of the Potomac, which was left resting and refitting after putting an end to the first insurgent invasion of Maryland. General McClellan recrossed the Potomac and entered Virginia in November, and obliged the invading forces under Lee to fall backward to Gordonsville, south of the Rappahannock. When the army of the Potomac reached Wa