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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the American army. (search)
its prowess, an experience in the art of war which proved beneficial to all the regular army, and which was not lost in the great struggle of 1861. It was among the young generation who learned their trade so well under Scott, that both Federals and Confederates sought the leaders to whom they confided the control of their respective armies. Thus, to mention some names we shall find again presently in every page of this narrative, it was at the siege of Vera Cruz that Lee, McClellan, and Beauregard, all three officers of engineers, made together their debut in arms. Lee, who, through his ability as a staff officer, soon afterward gained the entire confidence of General Scott, directed at Cerro Gordo and Contreras the construction of the roads which secured the victorious movements of the army. After his name, which was destined to a much greater celebrity, those of Sumner and of Kearny, both serving in the small corps of dragoons which had such a hard task to perform throughout tha
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—secession. (search)
ment for striking a decisive blow had arrived. It was necessary to force those States which still hesitated into the war, by making a direct attack upon the Federal flag, which exercised over them so powerful a prestige. On the 11th of April, Beauregard, who had been appointed general of the Carolina troops, summoned Anderson to surrender the fort to him, offering him every facility for evacuating it. This loyal soldier had received no instructions from his government, and the idea of inaugurained by those around him, regarding the qualities of his soldiers. The Richmond government displayed extraordinary activity in its efforts to place in the field forces superior to those that McDowell had at his disposal. On the 1st of June, Beauregard, who since the capture of Sumter had become, too soon for his own reputation, the favorite general of the South, was placed in command of the so-called department of Alexandria, comprising all the tract of country between Richmond and Washingto
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
of the South to rally around the standard of Beauregard entertained no doubt but that one great effo had taken the field. At Manassas Junction, Beauregard had two lines of railway behind him, which b Mills, to pass the river at a dash and turn Beauregard's position by the right. The troops startchell's Ford, on the line of Bull Run, where Beauregard was posting his troops. On the evening of tovement that was being prepared against him, Beauregard had applied to Johnston for assistance. They who did not even suspect their departure. Beauregard had 21,833 men and 29 pieces of artillery: t do in deciding the fate of battles, favored Beauregard and prevented the disaster which the disposiham's brigade, and for a long time prevented Beauregard from completely stripping that line in order two armies did it belong? Its position led Beauregard to believe for an instant that they were thembard Washington. These fears were vain. Beauregard had no idea of threatening the capital of th[28 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
es. The Richmond government, which, to arouse the enthusiasm of its adherents, announced the early invasion of the free States, was well aware that the army of Beauregard, notwithstanding the reinforcements it had received, was not in a condition to attempt such an enterprise. It concealed this inability under the pretext of str natural anxiety he felt on account of the inexperience of his troops, singularly overrated the strength and discipline of those of Johnston, who had superseded Beauregard in the command of the Confederate army—the army of Northern Virginia. He had given to that army a total force of one hundred and fifty thousand men, whereas, i shall presently see, his ship was destroyed, not long after, by a Federal cruiser. Finally, on the 12th of November a schooner of a hundred tons, called the Beauregard, which had been fitted out for privateering purposes and had taken a few prizes in the Bahama waters, was captured by the Anderson, a sailing-vessel, which had
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
left, commanded by Polk, and subsequently by Beauregard, who guarded Columbus and the Mississippi, nging the plan for an offensive movement with Beauregard, he was making preparations for evacuating Bnce of the Mississippi had been entrusted to Beauregard. Taking advantage of the inactivity which tived from New Orleans to support the army of Beauregard, and to dispute the mastery of the Mississiprates could dispose of for resisting Grant. Beauregard, as we have stated, had been the first to taall the forces he could muster, to reinforce Beauregard with more than 20,000 well-trained soldiers fire of the new assailants, left no doubt in Beauregard's mind as to their character. He understoodn becomes general. It was long and bloody. Beauregard meets with a resistance he had not anticipato no more. On their own side, Johnston and Beauregard, after having conceived a simple plan and exseen under what delusion Sidney Johnston and Beauregard had labored, by comparing the actual forces [27 more...]