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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
eral to make a demonstration against the enemy's positions on the 2d of May at one o'clock in the afternoon, without, however, running the riwere under the lead of brigadier-generals. On the morning of the 2d of May, Jackson had but one division commander with him, A. P. Hill, ander Road, in the positions which Meade had occupied on the 1st and 2d of May, and where this disorganized body of troops could again form withe army from the clutches of the Confederates. On the evening of May 2d the commander of the Sixth corps had received several despatches writion. Notwithstanding the success of Jackson's manoeuvre, the 2d of May had not proved decisive in its results for the Confederates, and not sufficient to seriously harass his march. On the morning of May 2d, Stoneman entered the village of Louisa Court-house without strikin the heads of Hill's column had just reached his camp, and on the 2d of May all the forces of this general, amounting to more than ten thousa
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—--the Mississippi. (search)
ng forty men in his hands. After this last success the Union general, fording the river, arrives at Baton Rouge on the 2d of May, where his small band is received with acclamations by Augur's division, which had come in solid phalanx to meet these s. The Federals thus gain an advance on him, which they soon lose by taking a rest from midnight until daylight on the 2d of May, Forrest having resumed his march at the very moment that his adversaries had come to a halt. It is in vain that they lry charges and drives the rear-guard of the enemy in disorder, but the latter finally succeeds in escaping him. On the 2d of May the last cannonshots are exchanged between the two parties from both sides of the St. Francis; on the following day Marvantage of this to ascend the bayou as far as its source, and, entering the Mississippi, joined Admiral Farragut on the 2d of May. A sure and easy way was therefore open for turning the batteries of Port Hudson. The political considerations whic
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
y, Companies I and K. First division. (1) Brigadier-general Charles Devens, Jr. Wounded May 2. (2) Brigadier-general Nathaniel C. McLean. First brigade. Colonel Leopold von Gilsa. 4ps. Second brigade. Colonel William M. Stone. Succeeded by Brig.-gen. Michael K. Lawler, May 2. 21st Iowa. 22d Iowa. 23d Iowa. 11th Wisconsin. Unattached. 2d Illinois Cavalry, Co7th Division, May 13. Third brigade. Brig.-gen. M. M. Crocker. Assigned to 7th Division May 2, and succeeded by Col. Wm Hall. 11th Iowa. 13th Iowa. 15th Iowa. 16th Iowa. Artillery. Battery. Seventh division. Colonel John B. Sanborn. Succeeded by Brig.-gen. M. M. Crocker, May 2. Brig.-gen. Isaac F. Quinby (the permanent commander) resumed command May 17. Escort. 2d ri Cavalry, Co. F. First brigade. Colonel Jesse I. Alexander. Succeeded by Colonel Sanborn, May 2. 48th Indiana. 59th Indiana. 4th Minnesota. Second brigade. Colonel Samuel A. Holmes.