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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore), Doc. 9.-the battle of West-point, Va. Fought May 7, 1862. (search)
ll show, except, perhaps, that it is the most desirable camping ground I have yet seen in Virginia. My license as a correspondent instructs me that the only restriction in the description of battles and engagements, will be upon such information as may indicate the strength of troops held in reserve, or the future movements of our armies. So I shall not be hanged for saying that Gen. Franklin's division — the best, in several important particulars, to be found in the army — had been at Ship Point quite a long time, when, on Sunday last, the rebel army evaporated, waiting, apparently, for something to turn up — for something pretty important, too, it should seem, from the commotion which was caused in the Cabinet when the President interfered to say that Gen. McClellan must have his way; that Franklin's division must go with the army of the Potomac. The division was quite ready for a move when the order was received at inspection on Sunday last. On Tuesday its infantry was lande<