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er battle imminent removed from the command Burnside brings the order Farewells to the army. Oeat battle. When I gave up the command to Gen. Burnside the best information in our possession indand of the Army of the Potomac, and that Maj.-Gen. Burnside take the command of that army. Also, thrps in said army which is now commanded by Gen. Burnside. That Maj.-Gen. Fitz-John Porter be relthrough a driving snow-storm several miles to Burnside's camp. I at once suspected that he brought he papers with a smile, immediately turned to Burnside, and said: Well, Burnside, I turn the commandBurnside, I turn the command over to you. They soon retired, Burnside having begged me to remain for a few days with the armyBurnside having begged me to remain for a few days with the army, and I having consented to do so, though I wished to leave the next morning. Before we broke up he Maryland side of the Potomac I had said to Burnside that, as he was second in rank in the army, I An order of the President devolves upon Maj.-Gen. Burnside the command of this army. In parting [5 more...]
. . . Sumner returned last night. Howard returned this morning. I go to Warrenton to-morrow. Reynolds is there now, Burnside at Waterloo, Bayard in front. Pleasonton and Averill are trying to catch Jeb Stuart again near Flint Hills. Couch is hriven out of Warrenton. . . . 11.30 P. M. Another interruption — this time more important, It was in the shape of Burnside, accompanied by Gen. Buckingham, the secretary's adjutant-general. They brought with them the order relieving me from the command of the Army of the Potomac, and assigning Burnside to the command. No cause is given. I am ordered to turn over the command immediately and repair to Trenton, N. J., and on my arrival there to report by telegraph for further orders. . . my poor country! I know in my inmost heart she never had a truer servant. I have informally turned over the command to Burnside, but shall go to-morrow to Warrenton with him, and perhaps remain a day or two there in order to give him all the inform
560-562. Burns, Gen. W. W., 428 432. Burnside, Gen. A. E., at Washington, ‘61, 87, 113, 270; N. C4th Keyes ; 5th, Porter ; 6th, Franklin 9th. Burnside ; 12th, Banks, Mansfield. Williams. Cothr186. To Buell, 7th, 12th Nov., ‘61, 210. To Burnside, 7th Jan.,‘62, 206. To T. W. Sherman, 14th F0th Oct., ‘61, 181 ; 21st Oct., ‘61, 183, 186-Burnside to McClellan, 5th Mar., ‘62, 243; 15th Mar, ‘., 507.--Barnard to McClellan, 2d July, 483.--Burnside to McClellan, 15th July, 2d Aug., 472.--Ingal4, 525. To Barnard, 30th Aug., 519, 521. To Burnside, 30th Aug., 519. To Heintzelman, 27th Aug., t., 630; 12th Oct., 633 ; 21st Oct., 640. To Burnside, 15th Sept., 586. To Franklin, 13th, 14th Sethdrawn, 240 ; administration inimical, 242 ; Burnside's reports. 243-245 ; Barnard's reports, 246,osition 485 ; religious services. 415, 447 ; Burnside halted, 446, 419, plan 490 ; the English nobl action, 583.-Antietam, 584-613; orders, 584; Burnside's conduct. 586, 603, 604, 607-611, 616 ; pos[1
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