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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 78 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 66 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 66 4 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 49 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 37 5 Browse Search
G. S. Hillard, Life and Campaigns of George B. McClellan, Major-General , U. S. Army 29 3 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 27 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 22 8 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 22 0 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 20 2 Browse Search
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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 5: military and naval operations on the coast of South Carolina.--military operations on the line of the Potomac River. (search)
et of flags to the Pennsylvania Brigade of General McCall, on Arlington Heights. These words found a's and Miner's Hills; Smith at Mackall's Hill; McCall at Langley; Buell at Tenallytown, Meridian Hilthat the enemy have moved away from Leesburg. McCall had also reported to McClellan the previous evied Oct. 20. General Stone of the movement of McCall. He assured him that heavy reconnoissances wo designed as a feint, resulted in a battle. McCall had made a reconnoissance on Sunday, the 20th,of this fact, General Stone, who supposed that McCall was near to assist, if necessary, sent orders f Stone's troops, in conjunction with those of McCall; but Stone, to whom the chief had not intimaterevious evening, General McClellan had ordered McCall to fall back from Drainesville. It was so. At preparing to pass over the reserves in force, McCall, by order of McClellan, was marching back to hl was lost. Still ignorant of the position of McCall, he left orders to hold Harrison's Island, and[3 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 6: the Army of the Potomac.--the Trent affair.--capture of Roanoke Island. (search)
having learned to expect little, were greatly delighted by it. Let us see what happened. When McCall fell back from Drainsville, the Confederates reoccupied it. His main encampment was at Langley, age, despoiling Union men, and distressing the country in general. With McClellan's permission, McCall prepared to strike these Confederates a blow that should make them more circumspect, and stop thnd Easton's Battery — in all about 4,000 men. undertook the enterprise on the 20th. Dec., 1861. McCall ordered Brigadier-General Reynolds to move forward with his brigade toward Leesburg, as far as Deported his loss at forty-three killed and one hundred and forty-three wounded. Report of General McCall, December 20, 1861; also, General Stuart to General Beauregard, December 21, 1861. He had beis one; and he tried to console his followers by calling this affair a victory for them, because McCall did not choose to hold the battle-field, but leisurely withdrew to his encampment. This little
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 9: events at Nashville, Columbus, New Madrid, Island number10, and Pea Ridge. (search)
ge must soon end in disaster and perhaps disgrace. So, on the morning after the passage of that vessel, April 5. he turned over the command on the island to General McCall, leaving McCown in charge of the troops on the Tennessee and Kentucky shores, and, with a considerable body of the best troops, departed for Corinth, in Uppernt of the Nationals toward Alabama and Mississippi, by way of Middle Tennessee and the Tennessee River, which we shall consider presently. On assuming command, McCall issued a flaming order announcing it, The following is a copy of the order which was found at the Confederate Headquarters on the island: soldiers,--We asualties in the fleet were very few. There did not seem to be evidence of much loss of life on the part of the Confederates; but everywhere, from Beauregard's and McCall's Headquarters on the island to the smallest tent, there were proofs of the greatest haste in leaving. Among other things found at Headquarters was a bundle of i
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 14: movements of the Army of the Potomac.--the Monitor and Merrimack. (search)
the latter's steady resistance and unwillingness to enter upon the execution of any other plan than his own, See Life, Public Services, and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln, by Henry J. Raymond, page 267. he consented to submit the matter to a council of twelve officers, which was held at Headquarters on the 27th of February. The decision was made in favor of McClellan's plan, by a vote of eight against four. The council was composed of Generals Fitz-John Porter, Franklin, W. F. Smith, McCall, Blenker, Andrew Porter, Naglee, Keyes, McDowell, Sumner, Heintzelman, and Barnard. The first eight voted in favor of McClellan's plan, Keyes qualifying his vote by the condition that the army should not move until the rebels were driven From the Potomac. The President acquiesced; and on the same day orders went out from the War Department for procuring transports, and preparations for the forward movement went rapidly on. On the 8th of March the President, in a general order, directed t
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 16: the Army of the Potomac before Richmond. (search)
s Monroe at his service, and notified him that McCall's division of McDowell's corps would be sent t by this assurance; and when it was known that McCall's forces had arrived at the White House, a fewpolitely telegraphed to him his desire to have McCall's division of his own corps placed so as to jodale and Griffin were deployed on the right of McCall. The bridges over the creek had all been destre on the right, extending toward Cool Arbor. McCall's division formed a second line, his left touc White Oak Swamp and Long Bridge; and at night McCall's weakened division was also moved forward fornals had fled, and not far from Willis Church, McCall's division was posted, Meade's brigade on the that he began an attack. He fell heavily upon McCall, whose force (Pennsylvania Reserves), when he its supporting regiment was driven back, when McCall and Meade rallied their infantry for its recap just at dark, Meade was severely wounded, and McCall, who had lost all of his brigadiers and was re[3 more...]