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proved my plan I was to move the main army to Falmouth, opposite Fredericksburg, and there cross thee sixteenth. General Sumner's advance reached Falmouth on the seventeenth. General Franklin conceh reached me by orderlies after my arrival at Falmouth : headquarters Eng. Brig., Washington,Lee's army. General Sumner, on arriving at Falmouth on the seventeenth, suggested crossing a portch were expected to meet us on our arrival at Falmouth, could have been readily moved overland in tihey could have been forwarded by his teams to Falmouth, if the teams from Washington had needed restter the arrival of the advance of the army at Falmouth, and five days after the arrival of the ponto point the pontoons could have been hauled to Falmouth by teams from the army before the enemy had ang the crossing of a force at the fords above Falmouth. This letter appears in his (General Hooker'ttempt, which was to cross at the fords above Falmouth, and moved the entire command for that purpos[2 more...]
that unity of action, compactness, confidence, mobility, courage, energy and enterprise, in the army, which is so essential in the prosecution of successful warfare. General Hooker was the first commander of the Army of the Potomac to exhibit a correct appreciation of organization in an army. He consolidated and increased his cavalry, organized them into a corps, supplied them with artillery, and was rewarded by some distinguished service, that made the march of his army a triumph from Falmouth to Frederick City. The campaign of Gettysburg which he commenced so brilliantly, was afterward conducted by his successor with such results as to produce the deepest mortification throughout the country. The doubt, hesitation, and fear of consequences displayed by General Meade was in striking contrast to the heroic valor so constantly and stubbornly exhibited by the army. Never did the cavalry, though few in numbers for the labors assigned them, perform more brilliant and successful