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George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain 52 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 19, 1863., [Electronic resource] 15 1 Browse Search
Brig.-Gen. Bradley T. Johnson, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 2.1, Maryland (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 5 1 Browse Search
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George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 1: from Massachusetts to Virginia. (search)
Richard Goodwin, Somerset Club. J. F. Pope, Harrison Square. Henry M. Tremlett, 289 Shawmut Avenue. Henry S. Russell (at G. H. Shaw's), 1 Joy Street. F. W. Loring, 73 Mount Vernon Street. J. M. Rodocanachi, 33 Central Wharf. R. Morris Copeland, 50 School Street. N. T. Messer, Fort Independence. H. S. Everett, 32 Summer Street. Francis Wildes, Newburyport. James G. C. Dodge, Boston. Geoffrey Paul, Boston. Forsyth Howard, Boston. Charles B. Slack, Newton. H. W. Sthis branch of the subject, but hasten on with a word of my encampment in West Roxbury. On the ninth of May, 1861, moved by the conviction that the men and officers selected for the regiment should be brought together in camp, I directed Mr. R. M. Copeland, designated for the office of quartermaster, to find within a convenient distance of Boston a suitable spot for a camping-ground. The numbers of enlisted men on the date of their arrival at camp were as follows:-- Captain AbbottfullMa
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 2: Harper's Ferry and Maryland Heights—Darnstown, Maryland.--Muddy Branch and Seneca Creek on the Potomac—Winter quarters at Frederick, Md. (search)
er to move at once without baggage, leaving a guard to come on with tents, baggage, rations, etc. You will take the lead; the other regiments will follow. Wait for me at Poolsville, was the hasty ending. At the same time a private note from Major Copeland thought I would like to know that General Stone and his army were at Leesburg, with very little fighting. It was nine o'clock at night that we turned hurriedly from the warmth of the huge fires that were devouring the superfluous fixturest taste of winter agrees witl our men, it is not favorable to admirable precision in drill. News of the fleet landing at Beaufort, South Carolina, makes him jolly; General Banks tells him that he feels the whole division will be moved soon, and Copeland has returned from Washington with gossip that we are to form part of an expedition. Can't you get us ordered South? he then asks. Wish you could see McClellan, and get us out of this latitude and atmosphere into one of warmer activity; it is
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 3: through Harper's Ferry to Winchester—The Valley of the Shenandoah. (search)
immediately under arms, and will order the Second Massachusetts and Sixteenth Indiana Volunteers to move cautiously down the Berryville road to such a point as may be indicated by an aid-de-camp who will be sent out from these headquarters. Two squadrons of cavalry and two sections of artillery will report to Colonel George H. Gordon, who will command the entire force, subject to further orders from these headquarters. Let not a moment be lost. By command of Major-General Banks. R. Morris Copeland, Maj. Vols., A. A. G. Colonel Gordon will comply with the above order. By command of General Abercrombie. Geo. B. Drake, A. A. G. In a moment I had shivered into my shoes, ordered my horse, aroused our regiment, met the staff-officer, received the report that artillery and cavalry were ready, and started off by the uncertain light of the stars. Soon the long column unwound itself in the road, and we proceeded on at a rapid pace. Now it was, for the first time, that I le
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 4: the Valley of the Shenandoah (continued)—Return to Strasburg. (search)
d the mountain, and cross to the valley of the North Fork of the Shenandoah on the eastern side of the range. When Major Copeland brought the order from General Banks, he not only inspired the officers of the Second Massachusetts Regiment to throw on this side of the river (I suppose he referred to the Luray valley), and six thousand men the other,--and if so, adds Copeland, one party may be destroyed by a timely movement. I left Banks's headquarters in New Market at twelve at night, with arer if the two companies detailed have been sent from your command. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, R. Morris Copeland, Maj. Vols. and Act. Adjt.-Gen. per Whittemore, Clerk. In the middle of a vast clover-field just on the outski officers who met his approbation. Not content with having given superb swords to Generals Banks and Hamilton and to Major Copeland, the former's assistant adjutant-general, he now bent his energies towards a gift for the colonel of the Second Massa
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 6: battle of Winchester (continued)—Federal retreat across the Potomac to Williamsport. (search)
mation. N. P. Banks, A. A. C. See Statement of R. M. Copeland, p. 17. from Major R. Morris Copeland, Banks's adjutanMajor R. Morris Copeland, Banks's adjutant-general, who happened to be in Boston during the fight. Copeland blamed the War Department for leaving Banks defencelessCopeland blamed the War Department for leaving Banks defenceless. The hands that hold the pen, the ruler, and the hammer were made in these days, says Copeland, for better things. SeiCopeland, for better things. Seize the musket and the sabre! he continues. But alas for Copeland! that he should have told the country to blame the SecreCopeland! that he should have told the country to blame the Secretary of War for our retreat; for this was given by the President as one of the reasons After Copeland's dismissal from tCopeland's dismissal from the army, in August, 1862, he sought an interview with Abraham Lincoln, the President of the United States, at which the foll did all that you could to make a fuss. Statement of R. M. Copeland, p. 30. And then the President replied, Well, I de me and received my official sanction. Statement of R. M. Copeland, p. 32. why Copeland's hands, during the remainder of
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Chapter 7: the Army of Virginia under General PopeBattle of Cedar Mountain. (search)
and the army in the field. Pamphlet Statement of R. Morris Copeland, formerly assistant adjutant-general to Banks, p. 21was too much for one of Banks's listeners, the unlucky Major Copeland, who, despite the telegram for his removal after the urn Department. On the second of July Banks telegraphed Copeland from Washington, There is nothing to communicate upon aff. Will spend you word when I return,--think to-morrow. Copeland, listening to the promptings of the evil one, believed tates Government abandon conservatism, as he called it; Copeland's Pamphlet Statement, p. 22. so he determined to take the affairs, and troops be sent rapidly forward from West. Copeland's Statement, p. 23. was sent, and Copeland's doom was seaCopeland's doom was sealed. Within a few days, while preparing to sail from New York for the Southern Department, he read in a New York paper that deserve, you are trying to make trouble. Statement of R. M. Copeland, p. 32. As Copeland was formerly quartermaster of
George H. Gordon, From Brook Farm to Cedar Mountain, Index (search)
309 (and notes). Comey, Captain, 241 (note). Cook, Major, Federal officer, wounded and captured at Cedar Mountain, p04. Cooke, John Esten, his Life of Jackson, 117, 129, 130, 156, 184, 198, 199, 210, 212-214, 217-219, 233, 234, 295. Copeland, R. M., Quartermaster of the Second Mass. Regiment, 12; finds a camping-ground for same in West Roxbury, 13. Afterwards Major, on General Banks's staff, 170. His communication to the Boston Advertiser after the battle of Winchester, 255,--and , President, authorizes the for-mation of the Second Mass. Regiment to serve during the war, 9. His first call for troops to serve during the war, 9. Orders the army under General McClellan to move against the enemy, 99. His interview with R. M. Copeland, 256, 267 (notes). His action in regard to the promotion of General Gordon, 259. Little Washington, Va., sickness in the army at, 277. Lotbrop, Rev. Dr., preaches to the Sec-ond Mass. Regiment in camp at Darnstown, Md., 55, 56. M