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ened by killed, wounded, and prisoners. I cannot now approximate to any statement of our losses, but we were not beaten in any conflict. The enemy were unable, by their utmost efforts, to drive us from any field. Never did such a change of base, involving a retrograde movement, and under incessant attacks from a most determined and vastly more numerous foe, partake so little of disorder. We have lost no guns except 25 on the field of battle, 21 of which were lost by the giving way of McCall's division under the onset of superior numbers. Our communications by the James river are not secure. There are points where the enemy can establish themselves with cannon or musketry and command the river, and where it is not certain that our gunboats can drive them out. In case of this, or in case our front is broken, I will still make every effort to preserve at least the personnel of the army; and the events of the last few days leave no question that the troops will do all that thei
‘62, 245.-Cameron to McClellan, 7th Sept., ‘61, 105--Franklin to McClellan, 7th Apr., ‘62, 151.-Grant to McClellan. 10th Dec., ‘66, 219.-Halleck to McClellan, 2d. 4th Mar., ‘62, 216 ; 10th Mar., ‘62 243.-Hitchcock to Halleck, 22d Mar., ‘62 137.-McCall to McClellan, 19th, 21st Oct.,‘61, 180.-Porter to McClellan, 2d Aug., ‘61, 74.-Seward to McClellan, 28th Oct., ‘61, 147.-Stone to McClellan, 20th Oct., ‘61, 182; 21st Oct., ‘61, 183-166 Peninsular campaign, 1862 : McClellan to Lincoln, 6th Aprale, 431, 432; Pope's campaign, 521; South Mountain, 561, 562, 573; Culpeper, 648, 650. Loudon Heights, Va , 560, 573, 627. Lovettsville, Va., 573, 645, 646. Lowe, Prof., 135. Lowell, Capt. C. R., 123 McAlester, Lieut. M. D., 124. McCall, Gen. G. A., at Washington, ‘61, 79-81, 69-91, 95. 96, 116, 169, 180-184. In Peninsula, 388-391 : Gaines's Mill, 414, 416 ; Glendale, 424, 430-432, 443. McClellan, Capt. A., 122, 123, 311. McClellan, Gen. G. B., sketch of, 1-21:
the river, excepting the corps of Franklin and Fitz John Porter. About the middle of June, General McCall with a force of eleven thousand men joined the Federal army north of the Chickahominy, bring Confederates of General A. P. Hill's division cease their assaults upon this position where General McCall's men were strongly entrenched. Time after time the Confederates charged over the ground weich the Army of the Potomac was famous, would be The bridge that stood The force under General McCall was stationed by McClellan on June 19, 1862, to observe the Meadow and Mechanicsville bridgeese cars, with locomotives attached, were then run into the river. On the night of June 26th, McCall's Federal division, at Beaver Dam Creek, was directed to fall back to the bridges across the Chihalf-past 2, made one of his characteristic onslaughts on that part of the Union army led by General McCall. It was repulsed with heavy loss. Again and again attacks were made. Each brigade seemed
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Engagements of the Civil War with losses on both sides December, 1860-August, 1862 (search)
Va., including engagements known as Mechanicsville or Ellerson's Mills on the 26th, Gaines' Mills or Cold Harbor on the 27th, Garnett's and Golding's farms on the 28th, Peach Orchard and Savage Station on the 29th, White Oak Swamp, also called Charles City Cross Roads, Glendale or Nelson's Farm or Frayser's Farm, New Market road on the 30th, and Malvern Hill or crew's Farm on July 1st. Union--Army of the Potomac, Maj.-Gen. Geo. B. McClellan commanding. Losses: First Corps, Brig.-Gen. Geo. A. McCall's Div. Union Generals who kept Missouri in the Union. Brigadier-General Nathaniel Lyon Major-General Franz Sigel Major-General John C. Breckinridge These fearless leaders by their prompt and daring actions at the outbreak of the war kept Missouri within the Union. Captain Nathaniel Lyon, U. S. A., a veteran of the Mexican War, had been on duty in Kansas during the free soil riots and knew what it was to see a State torn by dissension. At the outbreak of the
olonel John M. Snyder, quartermaster-general; Captain John S. Phelps, aide-de-camp, and Captain John A. Lightfoot, assistant adjutant-general, on duty at the Federal generals--no. 24 Pennsylvania (continued) Thomas R. Rowley, originally Colonel of the 102d regiment. Charles T. Campbell, originally Colonel of the 1st regiment of artillery. James Nagle, originally Colonel of the 48th regiment. Alexander Schimmelpfennig, originally Colonel of the 14th Infantry. George A. McCall, commander of the Pennsylvania Reserves in the Seven Days. Albert L. Lee led a column in the Red River campaign. Joshua B. Howell, originally Colonel of the 85th regiment. department headquarters. On June 26, 1866, a call had been issued for a convention, to be held at Springfield, Illinois, July 12, 1866. The convention was held on this date and the Department of Illinois organized, General John M. Palmer being elected department commander. Doctor Stephenson was recognized,
5, 1864. Keim, Wm. H., Dec. 20, 1861. Kiernan, James L., Aug. 1, 1863. King, Rufus, May 17, 1861. Kirby, Edmund, May 23, 1863. Kirk, E. N., Nov. 29, 1862. Knipe, Joseph F., Nov. 29, 1862. Krzyzanowski, W., Nov. 29, 1862. Lander, F. W., May 17, 1861. Ledlie, James H., Dec. 24, 1862. Lee, Albert L., Nov. 29, 1862. Lightburn, J. A. J., Mar. 14, 1863. Lockwood, H. H., Aug. 8, 1861. Lowell, Chas. R., Oct. 19, 1864. Lyon, Nath'l., May 17, 1861. Lytle, William H., Nov. 29, 1862. McCall, G. A., May 17, 1861. McCandless, W., July 21, 1864. McCook, Daniel, July 16, 1864. McCook, R. L., Mar. 21, 1862. McGinnis, G. P., Nov. 29, 1862. McKinstry, J., Sept. 12, 1861. McLean, N. C., Nov. 29, 1862. Maltby, J. A., Aug. 4, 1863. Manson, M. D., Mar. 24, 1862. Marston, G., Nov. 29, 1862. Matthies, C. L., Nov. 29, 1862. Federal generals no. 27 Vermont Truman Seymour captain at Fort Sumter in 1861; later a brigade commander in Army of the Potomac. Edwin H. Stou
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 2 (search)
quarters. Captain Alden, who married Miss Coleman, is also here; so is Captain Waggaman, Tyler's nephew, who dined with us on that celebrated day; so also is Captain McCall, George A. McCall-afterward commanded the division known as the Pennsylvania Reserve of the Army of the Potomac in the Civil War. who, by-the-bye, is lookiGeorge A. McCall-afterward commanded the division known as the Pennsylvania Reserve of the Army of the Potomac in the Civil War. who, by-the-bye, is looking very badly, as he had been very sick before he came here, but is recruiting rapidly here; all my acquaintances from Houston are coming down here, and, in fact, I am among all my old associates. Headquarters army of occupation, Corpus Christi, Texas, October 9, 1845. I believe I have never yet given you any account of our eh the army in Mexico under Generals Taylor and Scott and afterward became conspicuous in the Civil War and are subsequently mentioned. United States army George A. McCall, assistant adjutant-general, afterward commanded the Pennsylvania Reserves in the Federal Army of the Potomac. Joseph Hooker, assistant adjutant-general,
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 3 (search)
ral McClellan, by whom he was assigned to the division commanded by Major-General George A. McCall, known as the Pennsylvania Reserves. General McCall, who had not yeGeneral McCall, who had not yet fully organized his command, allowed General Meade to remain in Washington for a few days, for the purpose of perfecting his outfit, which had been neglected in them Detroit to Washington, and who remained with him until he was notified by General McCall to join the command. On his reporting, he was assigned by General McCall tGeneral McCall to the command of the Second Brigade of Pennsylvania Reserves. The division of General McCall, known as the Pennsylvania Reserves, had been authorized by special aGeneral McCall, known as the Pennsylvania Reserves, had been authorized by special act of legislature, passed at the instance of Governor Andrew G. Curtin, of Pennsylvania, after the quota of that State, under the first call of the President for trooantry, one of cavalry, one of artillery, and placed under the command of Major-General McCall. On the urgent demand of the authorities at Washington for reinforcemen
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade), chapter 4 (search)
ime discussing matters and things in general. McCall thinks France and England will recognize the Swelve miles on the other side of the river; so McCall, to carry out his instructions and be prepared, June 11, 1862. Day before yesterday, General McCall received orders for his division to join Gsevere, about four o'clock the brigades of General McCall were ordered up to the front line, which wer position in the line. In the meantime, General McCall, who had received orders that he was to horch. This distance between Hooker's right and McCall's left was about six hundred yards. Sedgwick's to the edge of the woods directly in front of McCall's centre, with his left on the New Market Roadch neither side was able to use or remove. On McCall's right, Kearney had held his own all day. Hisving to the right of Sully and more in rear of McCall's left centre. This was about the condition opon them. Toward the close of the fight General McCall, leading a force of the Pennsylvania Reser[67 more...]
Longstreet, James, I, 196, 287, 293, 294, 389; II, 16, 19, 20, 24-26, 42, 45, 53, 60, 69, 70, 80, 87, 90, 99, 100, 102, 105, 108, 131, 151, 235, 270, 311, 314, 325-328, 330-332, 337, 338, 352, 354, 368, 383, 384, 389, 397, 411. Loring, Lieut.-Col., II, 346. Ludlow, Wm. H., II, 375. Luther, Lieut., I, 199. Lyles, Peter, I, 266. Lyman, Mrs., II, 253. Lyman, Thoedore, II, 152, 165, 166, 229, 231, 254, 261, 265, 266, 270, 274, 276, 279. Lyons, Lord, I, 235, 254. M McCALL, Geo. A., I, 27, 196, 216, 217, 219, 220, 223, 225, 226, 228, 233, 237, 238, 240-243, 250, 254, 256, 259, 263, 265, 267, 269-272, 274, 280, 281, 284-289, 292-297, 302, 312, 328, 355. McCall, Meta, II, 267. McCandless, Wm., II, 87, 100. McClellan, Geo. B., I, 196, 216, 217, 219-222, 226, 229, 232, 233, 235, 236, 238, 239, 241, 242, 246-248, 250, 251, 253-260, 263-277, 282-284, 297, 299, 302-306, 307-312, 314-321, 325-327, 330, 332, 335, 345, 356, 372, 375, 386, 388; II, 136, 161, 162, 18
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