on that day, as one of the finest in the whole season — warm, but clear and delightfully pleasant.
During the morning, our little party secured the necessary passes to carry them across the river, and at three P. M. we reached the base of Arlington Heights, on horseback, this being voted the best mode of conveyance.
We were fortunately well mounted, our animals were fresh, and we passed an hour or two moving around among the camps, where all was bustle and stir preparatory to joining the marted within the breastworks vacated only an hour or two before by the rebels.
Operations of the right wing.
Vienna, Va., July 16, 1861.
The long-expected order to move forward was telegraphed from Gen. McDowell's headquarters, at Arlington Heights, to all the division and brigade commanders of the grand army at two o'clock yesterday afternoon, and was communicated to the different corps during the brigade parades held in the course of the evening.
The order was received by all the t
n, Military District of Washington, to October, 1862.
1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863; Dept. Ohio to June, 1863, and Army of the Tennessee to September, 1863.
District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. Ohio, to April, 1864.
1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to July, 1865.
Camp at Capital Hill, Defenses of Washington, D. C., till September 16, 1862, and at Arlington Heights, Va., till October 1.
Moved to Sandy Hook, Md., October 1.
Movement to Falmouth, Va., October 27-November 19.
Warrenton, Sulphur Springs, November 15.
Battle of Fredericksburg December 12-15.
Mud March January 20-24, 1863.
Moved to Newport News February 9, thence to Lexington, Ky., March 25-31.
Moved to Winchester, thence to Richmond, Ky., April 18.
To Paint Creek May 3, and to Lancaster May 10.
Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., June 4-14.
Siege of Vicksburg June 15
, V., 137.
Fort Powell, Ala.:
VI., 250, 256, 320, 322.
Fort Powhatan, Va.,
Fort Pulaski, Ga.:
I., 360, 361; III., 229; V., 110; parapets after the capture, V., 147, 255, 259, 261; VI., 237, 313: VII., 165; VIII., 229.
Fort Randolph, Tenn.,
I., 236, 240, 249.
Fort Reno, D. C.,
Fort Rice, Va.,
Fort Richardson, near Savage Station, Va.
, L., 301.
Fort Richardson, Arlington Heights, Va.
, III., 153; V., 78, 79.
Fort Ridgly, Minn., VIII., 79.
Fort Ripley, S. C.,
Fort Royal, Va.,
Fort Runyon, Va.:
V., 76, 90, 98; N. Y. Seventh assists in building, VIII., 67.
Fort St. Philip, La.:
the capture of, I., 226; surrender of, I., 234, 362; VI., 119, 187, 189, 194, 198, 201, 216, 314.
Fort Sanders, Tenn.,
II., 338, 339.
Fort Sawyer, Va.,
Fort Scott, D. C.,
Fort Scott, Kan.,