Browsing named entities in Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore). You can also browse the collection for Falmouth, Va. (Virginia, United States) or search for Falmouth, Va. (Virginia, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 5 results in 4 document sections:

But compared with those of the enemy they are like as pebbles to grains of sand along the shore. Bonaparte. Report of Dr. Douglas. F. Law Olmstead, General Secretary Sanitary Commission. sir: When the army of the Potomac broke camp at Falmouth, to commence the campaign which terminated in the battle of Gettysburgh, the operations of the Commission in connection with this army again assumed a most active and laborious character. The evacuation of Acquia necessitated the withdrawal of its large stock of stores, accumulated at that place and at Falmouth; and the instantaneous removal of the thousands of sick and wounded from the corps hospital at Potomac Creek, called for an unusual amout of labor from its relief corps. I have already reported, in a communication to the executive committee, dated June seventeenth, that all our stores had been safely removed to this city from Acquia, by means of our transport the steamer Elizabeth, and that we had furnished substantial food
eceived the following despatch on the evening of the occurrence. Washington, June 27. J. Jewett: sir: Your prompt and efficient action in relation to the cutter Cushing merits my warmest approval. Cause all the parties implicated who may be arrested, to be placed in close confinement. Report the facts in detail for further instructions. S. P. Chase. --Portland Press, June 29. Deposition of Albert P. Bibber, one of the fishermen captured by the Archer. I, Albert P. Bibber, of Falmouth, in the District and State of Maine, on oath, depose and say, that on the twenty-fifth day of June, A. D. 1863, between ten and eleven o'clock A. M., I was in my row-boat, about eight miles to the southeast of the Damariscove Island, hauling my trawl, aided by Elbridge Titcomb. We had about twenty-five lines to our trawl, and we had underseen all but two lines. There were no other boats near us, except one about half a mile off. The nearest land was Pumpkin Island, and that about five mil
rawn for purely military reasons to a more defensible line. I now return to the army of the Potomac, which was left resting and refitting after putting an end to the first insurgent invasion of Maryland. General McClellan recrossed the Potomac and entered Virginia in November, and obliged the invading forces under Lee to fall backward to Gordonsville, south of the Rappahannock. When the army of the Potomac reached Warrenton it was placed under command of General Burnside. He marched to Falmouth, hoping to cross the Rappahannock at Fredericksburgh, and to move at once upon Richmond. Delays, resulting from various causes, without fault of the General, permitted the insurgents to occupy the heights of Fredericksburgh, and when, at length, in December, General Burnside crossed the Rappahannock, his assault upon Lee's well-fortified position failed. He skilfully recrossed the river without loss. General Hooker succeeded to the command, and it was not until the beginning of May that
Doc. 169.-fight at Culpeper Court-House, Va. Report of Major William Wells. headquarters First Vermont cavalry, Grove Church, Va., September 20, 1863. P. T. Washburn, Adjutant and Inspector General of Vermont: sir: I beg leave to submit the following brief report of the part taken by this regiment (the first and second battalions) in the recent operations by our cavalry against the enemy. We left our camp near Falmouth, Va., at one o'clock P. M., on Saturday, September twelfth, 1863, and proceeded with the division to which we are attached to Kelly's Ford. Crossed the Rappahannock River early the next morning, Sunday, thirteenth instant, and arrived in the vicinity of Culpeper Court-House at about twelve o'clock M., where our calvary were briskly engaged in skirmishing with the enemy's cavalry and artillery, driving them toward the town. The regiment was immediately directed by General Kilpatrick, commanding division, to move to the left of the town, and endeavor