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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
n of Lawton's troops, came to their assistance. Under this new effort Stevens' small division finally gave way, its commander having been killed and its officers decimated. It retired in disorder, and that of Reno was obliged to follow the movement. Hooker was at too great a distance to afford them any support. Kearny, who, as we have stated, was following Reno, fortunately arrived at this moment with his division. Perceiving the danger, he quickened the pace of his soldiers, and placed Birney's brigade in the breach which Stevens' defeat had opened between Reno and Hooker. He advanced more to the right, alone, in search of a position whence his troops could effect a junction with the latter; but carried away by his zeal and deceived by the twilight, he found himself surrounded by the enemy's troops, and fell mortally wounded. Thus ended that noble and brilliant career, which had commenced fifteen years before with the intrepid charge of the captain of dragoons against the gate
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
d be added to the command of the latter. The divisions of Birney and Sickles, of Stoneman's corps, were, in fact, encamped ickles' division remained near the bridges, whilst that of Birney was sent to Meade's relief. About this time, a little befs deploying along the Federal left, the three batteries of Birney's division engaged Walker's artillery, posted on Prospect hich covered his front, his fire had evidently slackened. Birney approached, and Reynolds gave Meade the signal for attack. part of Smith's corps to the relief of the extreme left. Birney's division had not come up on a line with the point occupiry, which was covering Meade's retreat; but at this moment Birney's division appeared upon their right flank, and by a well-re than five hundred men killed or wounded on the ground. Birney, crossing the railroad in turn, took possession of the thiwenty-four men disabled. In front of Hamilton's Crossing, Birney and Sickles had replaced Meade's and Gibbon's divisions, w
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
Artillery. 1 Regular battery, 6 guns. Artillery. 2 Volunteer batteries, 12 guns. 1st Brigade, Brigadier-general Jameson, 4 regiments. 2d Brigade, Brigadier-general Birney, 4 regiments. 3d Brigade, Brigadier-general Berry, 4 regiments. 4th corps, Brigadier-general Keyes. 1st Division, Brigadier-general Couch. Ar10 men strong. 1st Division, Hooker. 1st Brigade, Sickles; 2d Brigade, Grover; 3d Brigade, Starr. 2d Division, Kearny. 1st Brigade, ......; 2d Brigade, Birney; 3d Brigade, Berry. 4th corps, Keyes, 14,610 men strong. 1st Division, Couch. 1st Brigade, Graham; 2d Brigade, .....; 3d Brigade, Howe. 2d Division, Pecs, Heintzelman. 1st Division, Hooker. 1st Brigade, Sickles; 2d Brigade, Grover; 3d Brigade, Carr. 2d Division, Kearny. 1st Brigade, Robertson; 2d Brigade, Birney; 3d Brigade, Berry. 4th corps, Keyes. 1st Division, Couch. 1st Brigade, ......; 2d Brigade, ......; 3d Brigade, Howe. 2d Division, Peck. 1st Brigade,
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 9 (search)
Division, Howe. Vinton's brigade; brigade, .....; brigade...... Grand division of the centre, Major-general Hooker. 39,984 men, 100 guns. 5th corps, Butterfield. Division, Sykes. Brigade,.....; brigade, ......; brigade, ...... Division, Humphreys. Brigade, ......; brigade,......; brigade,...... Division, Griffin. Brigade, ......; brigade, ......; brigade, ...... 3d corps, Stoneman. Division, Sickles. Brigade, ......; brigade, ......; brigade, ...... Division, Birney. Ward's brigade, Berry's brigade; brigade, ..... Division, Whipple. Carroll's brigade; brigade,......; brigade, ...... Cavalry, Pleasonton's Division. Brigade,...; brigade, .... Bayard's Division. Brigade, ......; brigade, ..... Reserve Artillery, Hunt. Confederate army. Commander-in-chief, General R. E. Lee. 1st corps, Longstreet. 1st Division, R. H. Anderson. Wright's brigade, Armistead's brigade, Wilcox's brigade, Perry's brigade, Featherstone's brigade, Mahone's b