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Doc. 234. engagement at Dranesville, Va. Instructions to General Ord. Headquarters McCall's Division, camp Pierpont, Va., Dec. 19, 1861. General: You will please move in command of your brigade, at six A. M. to-morrow, on the Leesburg pike, in the direction of Dranesville. The First Rifles, Pennsylvania reserve, Lieuand there be fresh for the forward movement. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Geo. A. Mccall, Brigadier-General, commanding Division. Brigadier-General O. C. Ord, Commanding Third Brigade. General Ord's report. camp Pierpont, Va., December 21, 1861. sir: I have to report that, in obedience to the enclGeneral Ord's report. camp Pierpont, Va., December 21, 1861. sir: I have to report that, in obedience to the enclosed order I, at six A. M. yesterday, started toward Dickey's and Henderson's, about three miles this side of Dranesville, on the Leesburg pike, with my brigade, the First Rifles, Lieutenant-Colonel Kane, Easton's battery, and two squadrons of cavalry. I likewise heard that it was probable there was a respectable picket of cavalry
one's division, consisting of two brigades, Lander's and Peck's. Baker's brigade was added towards the end of the month or early in October. Sept. 14, 1861: Buell's division, consisting of Couch's and Graham's brigades. A third brigade added early in October. Sept. 16, 1861: McCall's division; on the 25th of that month he received the last two regiments of the Pennsylvania Reserves, so that his division consisted of thirteen regiments in three brigades, under Meade, J. F. Reynolds, and Ord. Sept. 28, 1861: W. F. Smith's division, consisting of the Vermont brigade (afterwards Brooks's), J. J. Stevens's and Hancock's brigades. Oct. 5, 1861: Heintzelman's division, consisting of Richardson's, Sedgwick's, and Jameson's brigades. Oct. 11, 1861: Hooker's division, consisting of his own (afterwards Naglee's) brigade and Sickles's brigade. In November a third brigade (Starr's New Jersey) was added. Oct. 12, 1861: Blenker's division, consisting of Stahl's and Steinwehr's br
he would allow no other troops to be withdrawn from my command. Before I left for the field Fort Monroe and its dependencies had been placed under my command, and I was authorized to form a division of 10,000 men from the troops stationed there and add it to the Army of the Potomac, placing it under Mansfield. I arrived at Fort Monroe on the afternoon of the 2d of April, and on the 3d received a telegraphic order withdrawing Fort Monroe from my command and forbidding me to remove any of Gen. Ord's troops without his sanction. No reason has ever been given for this step, and I was thus not only deprived of 10,000 more troops, but also of the control of my immediate base of operations and supplies. On the afternoon of the 5th, the right and left wings of the army being under fire from Yorktown and the works on the line of the Warwick, I received the following telegram: adjutant-general's office, April 4, 1862. Gen. McClellan: By direction of the President, General McDowe
557. New Market, Va., 426, 430. New Bridge, Va., 348, 349, 360, 366, 394-403. Newport News, Va., 254, 259. Newton, Gen. J., at West Point, Va., 301, 336; Crampton's Gap, 563 ; Antietam, 600; after Antietam, 635. Newton, Col., 65. Nicholson, Capt. (navy), 292. Norfolk, Va., 203, 246, 247, 249, 252. North, people of, ill-treated in the South, 29, 37 ; loyalty, 30. 31, 33 ; enthusiastic over W. Va. campaign, 56. Occoquan river, Va., 106, 231-233. Old Tavern, Va., 392, 405. Ord, Gen. O. C., 81, 165. Osborn, Capt., 428. Palmer, Gen. I. N., 379, 380. Paris, Comte de, 145, 146, 311, 575. Parke, Gen. J. G., 244, 245. Patrick, Gen. M. R., 133, 581. Patterson, Gen. R., 40, 47, 54, 74. Peck, Gen. J. J., 81; at Fair Oaks, 379, 380, 382 ; Maryland, 625. Pegram, Col. J., 55, 62. Pelissier, Gen. A., message to French emperor, 279. Peninsular campaign, army advanced, 224; route, 227; transportation, 235. 237, 251, 257, cost 238; reduced force. 241, 268 ; naval plans, 2