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Chapter 6: Removal of the seat of Government to Richmond message to Congress at Richmond Confederate forces in Virginia forces of the enemy letter to General Johnston combat at Bethel Church affair at Romney movements of McDowell battle of Manassas. The provisional Congress, in session at Montgomery, Alabama, on May 21, 1861, resolved that this Congress will adjourn on Tuesday next, to meet again on the 20th day of July at Richmond, Virginia. The resolution further aut the difference between the troops of the Confederate States and those of the United States, before either had been trained in war, I will cite an affair which occurred on the upper Potomac. Colonel A. P. Hill, commanding a brigade at Romney, in western Virginia, having learned that the enemy had a command at the twenty-first bridge on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, decided to attack it and to destroy the bridge, so as to interrupt the use of that important line of the enemy's communication.
e to march against the enemy, who had captured Romney. On November 20, 1861, he wrote to the War Deartment, proposing an expedition to Romney, in western Virginia. It was decided to adopt his propohould be made to capture the Federal forces at Romney. The attack on Romney would probably induce MRomney would probably induce McClellan to believe that the Army of the Potomac had been so weakened as to justify him in making anmy at Manassas, let the troops that marched on Romney return to the Valley and move rapidly westwarhave been for some time slightly fortifying at Romney, and have completed their telegraph from that eason. If the means of driving the enemy from Romney (preventing the reconstruction of the Baltimoe recent activity of the enemy, the capture of Romney, etc., required that he should have for promptnandoah, leaving the balance of his command at Romney. General Loring, the senior officer there pree War Department in relation to the command at Romney, to repair to that place, and, after the needf[4 more...]