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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)
hannock, and extended his cantonments so as not to encumber his troops and to guard the principal passes of the river. Works were constructed at all the important positions from Banks' Ford, above Fredericksburg, as far as the neighborhood of Port Conway, where the Rappahannock becomes an obstacle almost insurmountable. The left wing, formed of the two divisions of Longstreet's corps, occupied the country around Fredericksburg and all the locality of the late battle as far as Hamilton's Crmild weather would render him once more free in his movements, Hooker tried to put the enemy on the wrong scent by means of certain demonstrations along the Lower Rappahannock. About the 21st of April, Doubleday's division proceeded as far as Port Conway, twenty-one miles below Fredericksburg, and made a feint of preparing to build a bridge; two days later, the 23d, a regiment, the Twenty-fourth Michigan, having actually effected a passage in boats, made its appearance in the village of Port R
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Third winter. (search)
e cavalry. The Confederates having fallen unexpectedly upon two vessels in Chesapeake Bay, had hid them in the winding stream of the lower Rappahannock. Kilpatrick's division, then under the command of Custer, came to occupy the right bank of the river and cover two Union gunboats sent in quest of the Confederates. The Second corps, for a short time under the command of the gallant General Warren, marched to Falmouth to support the movement. The two vessels and crews were surprised at Port Conway by Custer and destroyed with artillery; but that insignificant result was not worth the risk run by the cavalry and the fatigue imposed on a whole army corps. The first part of the month of September also passed tranquilly. Meade was waiting the return of the troops sent to the North and the arrival of the new recruits, when he was suddenly roused from his inaction by unexpected news. That inaction had been a very fortunate occurrence for the Confederate army. It had returned to th