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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the first conflict. (search)
ces. McClellan intended to conduct this operation in person with the brigades of Schleich and Rosecrans; these brigades were posted at Buckannon, a village where the road running from Beverly througpied by Pegram. Not wishing to attack them in front with inexperienced soldiers, he detached Rosecrans upon his right, on the morning of the 11th, to turn their flank and take them in rear. A pa sides of Rich Mountain, south of the defile where the road from Beverly to Buckannon passes. Rosecrans, leaving his artillery behind him, was to follow this path—which the enemy would not probably t, thus hemming in the enemy on all sides. After a very fatiguing march the young soldiers of Rosecrans reached the summit of the mountain without striking a blow; but before they had time to gain tes of the advantage thus gained in order to complete the prescribed movement. McClellan, whom Rosecrans had neglected to inform of this delay, waited the whole day in vain for the signal agreed upon
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
emainder forming the small army commanded by Rosecrans in West Virginia. McClellan's campaign, desthe end of July were now under the orders of Rosecrans, an officer whom we shall see invested with only the prelude to more serious conflicts. Rosecrans and Lee were both preparing for a new campai. Informed at last of the enemy's position, Rosecrans decided to take advantage of the last hours n disorder. Although it was getting dark, Rosecrans determined to make one last effort. Part ofain defiles by his adversaries. The news of Rosecrans's march southward emboldened him, and he thollow up along the Great Kanawha that army of Rosecrans the left flank of which Reynolds had so wellsition a little higher up, on Laurel Creek. Rosecrans determined, in turn, to hunt them up on the xhausted infantry. He had scarcely rejoined Rosecrans when a heavy fall of snow came to render milrother to the one we have seen serving under Rosecrans. At the same time, he sent General Mitchell[9 more...]