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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
ing to congratulate the army of the Potomac upon that success. Being apprised by the columns of smoke which rose in the horizon that the propitious moment had arrived, Wool proposed to the President to undertake an expedition against Norfolk. Max Weber's brigade was speedily embarked, and, to protect his descent, Commodore Goldsborough's fleet was ordered to escort it. But the Confederate batteries, not having yet been abandoned, fired a few shots in reply, while the Virginia, which, since the wounding of the brave Buchanan, had been commanded by Commodore Tatnall, showed her formidable shell (carapace), and the expedition was countermanded. Two days more were consumed in waiting. Finally, on the morning of the 10th, Weber disembarked east of Sewall's Point. This time the enemy's artillery was silent. There was found an entrenched camp mounting a few guns, but absolutely deserted; General Wool reached the city of Norfolk, which had been given up to its peaceful inhabitants the
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
and Richardson had appeared on the field of battle at the same time as Sedgwick, they would have turned his first success into a decisive victory; now they could only prevent his defeat. French was marching in three columns, the left formed by Max Weber's brigade, the centre by Morris' new recruits, the right by Kimball's brigade. Having reached the cross-road leading to Dunker Church, near which Green had just been repulsed, he made each of them wheel to the left in line of battle; and thus The first line advanced boldly; but while it was gaining ground the second was exposed to an enfilading fire, proceeding from the wood, which threw the inexperienced soldiers of Morris into confusion. Kimball proceeded past them and deployed on Weber's left. Richardson arrived immediately after French, and extended his line still more to the left with Meagher's Irish brigade, supported at a short distance by those of Caldwell and Brooks. The ground upon which these two divisions were abou
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
rigade, Brooks; 3d Brigade, Scammon. 2d Division, Wilcox. 1st Brigade, ......; 2d Brigade, ..... 3d Division, Sturgis. 1st Brigade, Ferrero; 2d Brigade, ...... 4th Division, Rodman. 1st Brigade, Harland; 2d Brigade, Fairchild. Centre, Sumner. 2d corps, Sumner; 18,813 men strong. 1st Division, Richardson. 1st Brigade, Caldwell; 2d Brigade, Meagher. 2d Division, Sedgwick. 1st Brigade, Gorman; 2d Brigade, Dana; 3d Brigade, Howard. 3d Division, French. 1st Brigade, Max Weber; 2d Brigade, Kimball; 3d Brigade, Dwight Morris. 2d corps, Mansfield; 10,126 men strong. 1st Division, Williams. 1st Brigade, Crawford; 2d Brigade, Gordon. 3d Division, Green. 1st Brigade, Goodwich; 2d Brigade, ...... Left wing, Franklin. 6th corps, Franklin; 12,300 men strong. 1st Division, Slocum. 1st Brigade, Newton; 2d Brigade, Torbert; 3d Brigade, Bartlett. 2d Division, Smith. 1st Brigade, Hancock; 2d Brigade, Brooks; 3d Brigade, Irwin. Independent Division