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indeed, exceeding that of any subsequent work. Of course, these three points were intended to be only footholds for further development of the works, and were, themselves, badly located for isolated defense. Fort Runyon was overlooked by the heights of Arlington, as was Fort Corcoran, though the latter was better situated than the former. Fort Ellsworth was but a weak field-fortification. The main efforts of the officers were to strengthen the Alexandria, Va. When Brigadier-General Herman Haupt was put in charge of all the railroads centering in Washington in 1861 his first care was to safeguard them as far as possible from the destructive Confederate raiders. He built a stockade around the machine shops and yard of the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, with blockhouses at the points most vulnerable to raiders. The citizens of Alexandria, terrified by their exposed position across the Potomac close to the battlefield of Bull Run, entrenched themselves as best they could,
It had been otherwise the year before. General Herman Haupt, then General Superintendent of all the operation, and repair of the railroads General Haupt inspecting the military railroad--1863: th; not a wheel moving on any of the roads. General Haupt returned, and the wheels began to move. On September 14, 1863, D. C. McCallum succeeded Haupt. of the Federal Army of Virginia and the Arm September 9, 1863, largely in the hands of Herman Haupt, who, for a time, also held general superinier-general. The first important work under Haupt's direction was the reconstruction of the raile that human eyes ever rested upon. That man, Haupt, has built a bridge across Potomac Creek, abouand of the Department of the Rappahannock, and Haupt was his chief of construction and transportatiQuartermaster's Department. Consequently, Colonel Haupt went to Washington, reported the state of g railroad wharves and road be reconstructed. Haupt reported that the task was now much more formi[19 more...]