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William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 3 (search)
gated to the command of the Army of the Potomac. At the same time, the troops in Western Virginia were placed under General Fremont, who was assigned to what was called the Mountain Department. Now, a few days before he sailed for Fortress Monroe,nker's division of ten thousand men from the Army of the Potomac, in order that it might be added to the force under General Fremont. The President, apparently fully alive to the impolicy of depriving him of so considerable a body of men, on whom hhe President, stating that he had been constrained, by the severity of the pressure, to order the division of Blenker to Fremont. Report, p. 63. It will, moreover, presently appear, that scarcely had the army landed on the Peninsula, when, notwit weaker motion, he ordered the detachment of Blenker's division from the command of McClellan, and transferred it to General Fremont. And finally, moved by morbidly recurring fears for the security of the capital, no sooner had McClellan left for
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 4 (search)
the Mountain Department under command of General Fremont; the Valley of the Shenandoah constitutedve thousand men, was posted at Harrisonburg. Fremont was at Franklin, across the mountains; but onhim either to succor Banks or co-operate with Fremont; that his line of advance from Fredericksburgy scheme involved the converging movements of Fremont from the west, and McDowell from the east, ukson reached Harrisonburg on the 5th of June; Fremont the next day. There Jackson diverged eastwardt his crossing, or might form a junction with Fremont. Both results were to be prevented. Jacksondivision five miles back on the road on which Fremont was following—the road from Harrisonburg to Port Republic. Next day Fremont attacked Ewell's five brigades, with the view of turning his right Fremont. The result was that Ewell repulsed Fremont, while Jackson held Shields in check. Early cross the river, burned the bridge to prevent Fremont from following; fell upon Shields' advance, c[5 more...]
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, V. Pope's campaign in Northern Virginia. August, 1862. (search)
ign, but wrenched the army wholly from the Peninsula, and transferred the theatre of operations to the front of Washington and then to the soil of the loyal States. What these events were I shall now set forth. Just before the commencement of Lee's offensive operations, the military councils at Washington, taught a lesson by the events of Jackson's campaign in the Shenandoah Valley, had gathered together the disjointed fag-ends of armies in Northern Virginia under McDowell and Banks and Fremont, and had consolidated them into the Army of Virginia, which was intrusted to the command of Major-General John Pope. The appointment of General Pope to the command of the Army of Virginia bears date the 26th of June, the day before the battle of Gaines' Mill. That officer brought with him from the West, where he had held command under General Halleck, the reputation for a species of aggressive energy that was supposed to characterize the Western style of warfare, in contradistinction to
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, Index. (search)
s to exist, 622. Army of Virginia formed by McDowell's, Fremont's, and Banks's armies, 168; absorbed into the Potomac army83. Blenker's division detached from Mc-Clellan to join Fremont, 93. Bolivar Heights, the position of, 206. Bottom'sde captures picket-lines on Lee's right, 577. Franklin, Fremont at with fifteen thousand men, 122. Franklin, General, o on Lee's critical position after Gettysburg, 363. Fremont, General, assigned to Mountain Department of West Virginia, 93n, 125; holds Banks with Ewell's force, drives Milroy upon Fremont, and turns back on Banks, 125; McDowell ordered by the admon to head off, 126; holds Shields in check—Ewell repulses Fremont, 127; slips between McDowell and Fremont, converging on StFremont, converging on Strasburg, and escapes up the Valley, 127; reunites with Ewell, and repulses Shields' advance, 127; strategic victories saved Rplaced in command of Army of Virginia (McDowell, Banks and Fremont), 168; his military reputation, 168; his bombastic nonsens