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was formed perpendicularly to the New Market road, with Meade's brigade on the right, Seymour's on the left, and Reynolds's brigade, commanded by Col. S. G. Simmons, of the 5th Penn., in reserve; Randall's regular battery on the right, Kern's and Cooper's batteries opposite the centre, and Dietrich's and Kauerhem's batteries of the artillery reserve on the left-all in front of the infantry line. The country in Gen. McCall's front was an open field, intersected towards the right by the New Marked back. . . . Soon after this a most determined charge was made on Randall's battery by a full brigade, advancing in wedge-shape, without order, but in perfect recklessness. Somewhat similar charges had, I have stated, been previously made on Cooper's and Kern's batteries by single regiments, without success, they having recoiled before the storm of canister hurled against them. A like result was anticipated by Randall's battery, and the 4th regiment was requested not to fire until the batt
n as you commence your movement. George D. Ruggles, Col., Asst. Adj.-Gen., and Aide-de-Camp. Maj.-Gen. Hooker. Meade's division left Catoctin creek about two o'clock, and turned off to the right from the main road on the old Hagerstown road to Mount Tabor church, where Gen. Hooker was, and deployed a short distance in advance, its right resting about one and a half miles from the turnpike. The enemy fired a few shots from a battery on the mountain-side, but did no considerable damage. Cooper's battery, B, 1st Penn. Artillery, was placed in position on high ground at about three and a half o'clock, and fired at the enemy on the slope, but soon ceased by order of Gen. Hooker, and the position of our lines prevented any further use of artillery by us on this part of the field. The 1st Mass. Cavalry was sent up the valley to the right to observe the movements, if any, of the enemy in that direction, and one regiment of Meade's division was posted to watch a road coming in the same
Va., 491, 493. Coggswell, Col., 171, 185, 190. Colburn, Col. A. V., at Washington, 90, 123; Yorktown, 308, 311, 315 ; Pope's campaign, 537. Cold Harbor-see Gaines's Mill. Colston, Gen., 324. Comstock, Lieut. C. R., 124. Confederacy, proclaimed, 38; prepared 39. Congress, Federal, thanks McClellan, 82 ; resolution on war, 149. Conrad, Capt. F. A., 431. Constitution, power of amending, 32; violations, 33. Cooke, Gen., P. St. G.. 321, 417. Cooke, Capt., 577, 578, 605. Cooper, Capt., 430, 431. Corps, organization, 222, 342. Commanders : 1st, McDowell, Hooker 2d, Sumner ; 3d, Heintzelman ; 4th Keyes ; 5th, Porter ; 6th, Franklin 9th. Burnside ; 12th, Banks, Mansfield. Williams. Cothran, Capt., 592, 593, 599. Couch, Gen. D. N., 79, 80, 81, 139; at Yorktown, 260, 303 ; Williamsburg 320, 324, 320, 333 ; in pursuit, 341 352, 354 ; Fair Oaks, 357-381; Gaines's Mill, 421 ; Malvern, 434 436, 437. In Pope's campaign, 510, 512, 519, 521, 522, 526, 532, 536. In Maryl