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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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William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 3 (search)
able disaster, it seemed to reveal a strange looseness and want of responsibility in the conduct of military affairs. It appears that on the 19th of October, General McCall was ordered to make, with his division, a movement on Drainesville, for the purpose of covering reconnoissances in all directions to be made the following dayplification of the looseness of military conduct and relations at that time. In venturing on the undertaking, General Stone proceeded on the supposition that General McCall, who, as General McClellan informed him, had occupied Drainesville on the 20th, and was to send out reconnoissances in all directions, still remained there; yet McCall was withdrawn the following morning, when Stone sent the force across the river, without the latter's being informed of the fact. Again, though General McClellan did not order the expedition across the river, yet on being informed of the crossing during the day, he congratulated General Stone, thereby inferentially app
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 4 (search)
move forward and take Richmond the moment that McCall reaches here, and the ground will admit the passage of artillery. McCall's division (of McDowell's force) arrived on the 12th and 13th, which incdergrowth and traversed by a sluggish stream. McCall's division was formed in a second line. Reybattle. The force at the point of contact was McCall's division of Pennsylvania Reserves, formed atfront of, and parallel to, the Quaker road. McCall's disposition was as follows: Meade's brigade somewhat advanced; Kearney was to the right of McCall. The brunt of the attack, however, fell upon McCall's division. In the Confederate line the division of Longstreet held the right, and that of Aut three o'clock, by a threatening movement on McCall's left, which was met by a change of front on of Northern Virginia, vol. i., p. 177. General McCall is more magniloquent in his account: Bayonbama boys fell upon the sons of Pennsylvania. McCall's Report: Pennsylvania Reserves in the Peninsu[1 more...]
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, Index. (search)
ation-policy and errors of reviewed, 93; his order recalling McDowell's corps from McClellan's army, 104; Mc-Dowell's recall to Washington— politics and military affairs, 105; reply to Generals Franklin and Smith's proposed plan of campaign, 265; opinion on Hooker's plan of isolating Hill and Longstreet, 315. Little Round Top—see Gettysburg. Longstreet on time of his re-enforcing Jackson at Manassas No. 2, 186; wounded at the Wilderness, 434. Loudon Heights, the position of, 205. McCall, position at battle of Newmarket Cross-roads, 158; on the fight for the guns at Newmarket Crossroads, 158. McClellan, General, in West Virginia, 34; intrusted with Department of the Ohio, 35; placed in command of the army, 62; credit to for formation of the grand army, 66; the enentire confidence of the country, 68; plan of direct attack via Manassas, 69; correspondence with President Lincoln on an advance, 70; change of plan of advance-consequent delay, 70; on merits of advance by Manass