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000 being required to garrison Gloucester Point, Yorktown, and Mulberry Island; leaving but 5,000 available for the defense of a line of 13 miles. Gen. McClellan says his information placed Magruder's command at 15,000 to 20,000 men, aside from Gen. Huger's force at Norfolk, estimated by him at 20,000. Feeling the importance of dealing decisively with Magruder before he could be reenforced by Johnston, MeClellan ordered an advance on the morning of the 4th; and, before evening of the next day, r destruction was unnecessary, and that she might, after being lightened to a draft of 20 feet 6 inches, have been taken up James river to Hog Island. Part of the blame, however, was laid on the hasty retreat from Norfolk of the military under Gen. Huger. Two unfinished iron-clads were among the vessels fired by the Rebels ere they left. The serious difference between the Administration and Gen. McClellan respecting the strength of his army, and the detachment therefrom of McDowell's and ot
road and attack our position in front, while Gen. Huger's, on his right, was to move down the Charlethrough mud and water two or three feet deep. Huger's flank movement had not yet culminated, when 4,233; saying nothing of any loss sustained by Huger. Among his killed were Gen. Robert Hatton, ofed forward, But Brig.-Gen. A. R. Wright, of Huger's division, who opposed this movement, reports's in like manner supported Jackson; thus only Huger's and Magruder's divisions were left in front them and the Chickahominy; while Magruder and Huger, advancing from before Richmond on the Williamtreet waited till 3 P. M. for the coming up of Huger, who was some 3 or 4 miles distant, on his rigd from the Swamp; while Magruder, with most of Huger's division, advancing on the direct roads frome center, holding his own division in reserve; Huger simultaneously advancing on their right, with de at 499, out of 3.000. Brig.-Gen. Mahone, of Huger's division, reports a total loss of 321, out o[2 more...]
service at Champion Hills, 308; at Vicksburg. 312. Howard, Gen. O. O., wounded at Fair Oaks, 148; at Antietam, 207; at Fredericksburg, 345; his corps routed by Jackson at Chancellorsville. 357; at Gettysburg, 380 to 387; in the Atlanta campaign. 626; with Sherman in his great march from Atlanta to Savannah, 689 to 695; advances on Columbia, S. C., 700. Howe, Gen. A. P., at Chancellorsville, 363; his narrative of the pursuit of Lee, 390; his testimony in relation to Gen. Meade, 402. Huger, Gen. (Rebel), at Seven Pines, 143; his position in front of Richmond, 160; is present at the battle of Malvern Hill. 165. Humphreys, Gen., at Vicksburg, 345; at Gettysburg, 382 to 387; at Farmville, 742. Hunter, Gen., his order on Slavery annulled by the President. 246-7: he defeats W. E. Jones at Piedmont, 600: miscarries at Lynchburg, 601; is succeeded in command by Gen. Sheridan. 607. Hurlbut, Gen., 59, 64; at Corinth, 230. I. Imboden, Gen., captures Charlestown, Va., 3