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Chapter 3: The Seven days campaign cross the Chickahominy sojourn in the swamp Gaines' Mill Savage's Station Fraser's Farm or Charles City cross roads Malvern Hill down the James to Westover intrenching humors of the camp comrades answer the last roll call Abraham Lincoln in camp Nothing unusual occurred until the middle of the week, when Boots and saddles! sounded, and, the camp being speedily broken up, we found ourselves moving down the river toward Cold Harbor. During the previous weeks, the engineer corps of the army had been busy in performing various works which the wisdom and skill (conceded by the military world to be profound) of the chief of engineers had planned. One phase of this work was the trestlework bridges, rendered indispensable because the wings of our army were separated by the morass of the Chickahominy. There were now eleven of them, seven being available for heavy teams. One of these, constructed by the engineer brigade under
Chapter 4: Confederate northward movement retreat from Westover embarkation at Hampton road arrival at Alexandria last days of Pope's campaign The first weeks of August found us still lingering here. Newspapers had given us Pope's somewhat grandiloquent address to the army of Virginia, and their version of the battle at Cedar Mountain, in Culpepper County; from which it would seem that the ubiquitous Jackson is again near his old stamping-ground. Where is Lee? It must have been as late as the 20th of the month when the Sixth Corps commenced its march across the peninsula towards Williamsburg. We made speed as if it were a forced march. To drop from the column was to be left behind; yet excessive thirst compelled men to hasten through wood or field to fill canteens. 'T was pitiful in the extreme to see some fever-stricken comrade from a wagon beckoning to the bearer of a canteen. So saw we oft during the day poor Knowles making the sign. We reached the lower C
6, 94 Sutlers. .. 135 Sumner, Gen. E. V. . 27, 35, 39, 78, 89 Tenallytown .. 72, 166 Third Corps .. 122, 138, 143 Thoroughfare Gap .. 70, 87 Three Top Mountain .. 170, 177 Thoburn, Col. . 165, 176 Tompkins, Col. Chas. H. . 129, 175 Tumbling Run .. 178 Turner's Gap .. 78 Torbert, Gen. A. T. 45, 108, 162,174, 179, 177. Up the Valley ..... 64, 189 Upton, Gen. E. A. . 138, 152, 175, 177 Valley Road ........ 177 Warren, Gen. G. K. 127, 128, 144, 145, 151, 152, 153. Washington ...... 21, 72, 162 Westminster ......... 120 Westover ........ 63 West Point ........ 36 West Virginia ........ 131 White House ........38, 53 White Oak Church .... 93, 98, 99 White Oak Swamp .. 55, 56, 57 White Oak Creek ....... 56 White Plains ........ 86 Williamsburg ........ 67 Williamsport ........ 84 Wilson, Gen. ..... 159, 169, 170 Wright, Gen. H. G. 127, 128, 152, 162, 164, 166, 188, 189. Yorktown ......... 33,6 York River ...... 33, 35, 60