remarks on Grant's plan of campaign
movement of General Butler
campaign of Grant in Virginia.
Both the Army of Northern .
General Ransom, then in command of the defenses at Richmond and those of Drewry's Bluff, with a small force attacked the advance of General Butler, and after a sha from before our defenses, and the two brigades returned to the vicinity of Drewry's Bluff—the approach on the south side of James River, by forces under General Butll Robert Ransom, as before mentioned, was in command at Richmond, including Drewry's Bluff.
His force consisted, for the defense of both places, of the men serving tharleston with General Beauregard had, by May 14th, reached the vicinity of Drewry's Bluff.
In connection with the works and rifle pits on the bluff, which were to c of Richmond was closed, and Butler bottled up.
Soon after the affair at Drewry's Bluff, General Beauregard addressed to me a communication, proposing that he shou