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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
ck, and the largest portion of it was sent to Suffolk, a place which the Confederates were preparinll find him at a later period laying siege to Suffolk. There, as we have stated, the Ninth corps cicinity of the inland sea of North Carolina. Suffolk thus commands an isthmus which connects Norfoid not again venture into the neighborhood of Suffolk. We have pointed out elsewhere the distrib the attack of which he had been notified. Suffolk formed a vast intrenched camp, consisting of , coming from the west and south, converge at Suffolk, while Hood, following that of South Quay, cat bank of the Nansemond, appeared in front of Suffolk. But the defenders of this place were fully Federal navy was represented in the waters of Suffolk only by a river-boat The Mount Washington,e that portion of the river comprised between Suffolk and Hill's Point; this was to invite the eneme President. Longstreet only remained before Suffolk long enough to withdraw his materiel, and on [19 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
nd men to join Pemberton at Vicksburg or menace Milliken's Bend and prevent the Federal navy from blockading that city on the river-side. Gardner, evacuating Port Hudson, would have brought his little army to Jackson, instead of sending only a few regiments. Finally, since Lee could dispense with Longstreet's corps and gain the battle of Chancellorsville without him, instead of letting those choice troops waste their time and trouble in an operation of so little importance as the siege of Suffolk, they might have been sent to the borders of the Mississippi. The troops taken from Bragg and Beauregard in the early part of May should have been forwarded sooner in order to reinforce Pemberton, or all those whose departure had been ordered after the battle of Champion's Hill should have been sent with this first instalment, to place Johnston at once in possession of the elements for forming a real army. Pemberton's mistakes are shown by the narrative of the campaign itself: it is suf
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
k of reinforcing and reorganizing it. The return of the three divisions that had been besieging Suffolk, the forwarding of new regiments which had been withdrawn from points of least importance for dr Lee in Virginia, a whole army corps was left at Port Royal, one division at New Berne, two at Suffolk, and one in the peninsula of Virginia, to waste away without a purpose, without any plan of cameck had unnecessarily left under Keyes' command in the peninsula of Virginia since the siege of Suffolk had been raised would then have swelled the ranks of the Army of the Potomac, while the latter,mall army occupied the mouths of the James and York Rivers. Since the raising of the siege of Suffolk this force should have been reduced to such garrisons as were necessary for the defence of straourteen thousand under Peck, who since the 1st of May had scarcely had an enemy before them at Suffolk, and from eight to ten thousand of the twelve thousand who under Keyes were occupying their lei