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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
Federal ships in the Rappahannock, while his cousin, crossing that river some distance below Falmouth, surprised a Federal post and captured about one hundred prisoners at a place called Leedstown. Finally, in Northern Virginia, Captain McNeil, on the 16th of February captured a Federal convoy near Romney. On the 26th, General Jones, prior to his expedition along the Monongahela, made a bold move in the Valley of the Shenandoah, and, surprising two cavalry regiments which had been sent by Milroy for the purpose of checking his course, dispersed them near Strasburg, taking two hundred prisoners. A detachment of his brigade even pushed on as far as the Potomac, and, crossing the river in boats, captured about sixty Federals near Poolesville in Maryland. The Federal mounted men were not so sprightly as their adversaries; they did not like to rush in small bands into the midst of a country where the inhabitants were all hostile to them, and rendered the chances too unequal. Neverthe
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
o the place five or six thousand men who under Milroy occupied Winchester and the lower part of the that the sixteen thousand men under Tyler and Milroy found themselves attached to two points which on the part of the Confederate government. Milroy, Tyler, the Baltimore garrison, and General Ke following the Front Royal road on his right. Milroy did not as yet have the least suspicion that als on the morning of the 13th. From daybreak, Milroy, conforming to his instructions, prepared to mns he has just captured against this fort, and Milroy is compelled to acknowledge the impossibility r the Federals to have continued their march. Milroy gave orders to that effect: unfortunately, theere. Other bands of fugitives, among whom was Milroy, arrived at Harper's Ferry without having beenl's instructions in time to completely cut off Milroy's retreat. The victory of Winchester delivereof contact with Jones' cavalry. The news of Milroy's disaster, spreading like wild-fire, had caus[20 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
corps, from Franklin's Crossing to Potomac Creek; the Eleventh corps, from Hartwood Church to Catlett's Station; and the Twelfth corps, from near Stafford Court-house and Aquia Creek Landing, en route to Dumfries. McReynolds' (Third) brigade of Milroy's division, Eighth army corps, marched from Berryville to Winchester. June 14. The First and Third corps marched from Bealeton to Manassas Junction; the Fifth corps arrived at Morrisville, and marched thence, via Bristersburg, to Catlett's h corps, from Aquia Creek and Stafford Court-house to Dumfries; the Twelfth corps, from Dumfries to Fairfax Court-house; and the cavalry corps from Warrenton Junction to Union Mills and Bristoe Station; the Eleventh corps arrived at Centreville. Milroy's (Second) division of the Eighth army corps evacuated Winchester and fell back to Maryland Heights and Hancock, Md. June 16. The Second corps marched from near Aquia, via Dumfries, to Wolf Run Shoals, on the Occoquan; the Sixth corps, from