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e scale. . . . I shall carry this thing on en grand and crush the rebels in one campaign. I flatter myself that Beauregard has gained his last victory. We need success and must have it. I will leave nothing undone to gain it. Gen. Scott has been trying to work a traverse to have — made inspector-general of my army and of the army. I respectfully declined the favor. . . . I have on the staff Seth Williams as adjutant-general; Barnard as chief-engineer; Van Vliet, chief-quartermaster; H. F. Clarke, chief-commissary; Barry, chief of artillery; Meade will be senior topographer; Dr. Tripler, medical director. I have applied for Kingsbury as chief of ordnance, and for Armstrong and Sweitzer as aides-de-camp. I dine with the President to-morrow, where I presume I shall meet Prince Napoleon. . . . You would laugh if you could see the scores of queer letters I receive in these days. I am sorry to say I do not answer any of them; I do no writing myself, except to you. . . . I was in the
and to Maj. H. J. Hunt, commanding the reserve artillery, the grade of colonel; to Van Vliet and Clarke the same. When the organization of the brigades was well established, and the troops somewhat dit upon the officers upon whom these onerous duties devolved. On the 1st of Aug., 1861, Col. H. F. Clarke, commissary of subsistence, joined my staff, and at once entered upon his duties as chief orcoran and Runyon. In the important task of designating and establishing depots of supplies Col. Clarke was ably seconded by his assistants, Col. Amos Beckwith, C. S., U. S. A.; Lieut.-Col. George l of the above-mentioned officers discharged their duties was given in the detailed report of Col. Clarke. The remarks and suggestions contained in his report afford valuable rules for the future guay that no one could have performed his vitally important duties more satisfactorily than did Gen. Clarke. He never caused me the slightest anxiety, and I soon learned that he would always carry out
W. Vs., 193-195. 621-624. Chartres, Duc de, 145. Chase, Sec., attitude toward McClellan, 157, 159, 203, 479, 480; extracts from diary, 159, 160 ; urges McClellan's removal, 489 ; erroneous statement, 533 ; report of cabinet meeting, 544. Cheat Mountain, Va., 63. Chickahominy river, Va., 123, 241, 337, 340-343, 346-351, 354, 355, 358, 362-368, 376-379, 382, 385-390, 393-399, 402-401, 410-429, 443, 448, 468, 469, 505-508, 540, 551. Christian, Col., 581. Clark, Capt., 578, 605. Clarke, Gen. H. F., 83, 114, 130, 131. Cluseret, Gen., offers services, 143. Coast expedition, plans, 205, 206. Cockletown, Va., 260. Coggins's Point, Va., 491, 493. Coggswell, Col., 171, 185, 190. Colburn, Col. A. V., at Washington, 90, 123; Yorktown, 308, 311, 315 ; Pope's campaign, 537. Cold Harbor-see Gaines's Mill. Colston, Gen., 324. Comstock, Lieut. C. R., 124. Confederacy, proclaimed, 38; prepared 39. Congress, Federal, thanks McClellan, 82 ; resolution on war, 149. Conr