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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 4: military operations in Western Virginia, and on the sea-coast (search)
by the Confederate Secretary of War. Lee held Wise's position on Big Sewell for about three weeks, in sight of Rosecrans, who had been re-enforced; His army now numbered about 10,000 men, composed of the brigades of Generals Cox, Benham, and Schenck, the latter having been transferred from the Army of the Potomac. but did not venture to attack him. The latter then fell back, without Lee's knowledge, and concentrated his forces near the junction of the rivers. Lee, too, was then recalled toes of Charleston. Floyd's batteries now commanded the road over which Rosecrans's supplies had to pass to his camp at the junction, and it was resolved to dislodge or capture him. Troops were thrown across for that purpose. An attempt of General Schenck to cross behind Fayetteville, and strike Floyd's rear, was frustrated by a sudden flood in New River, and the Confederates were struck only in the front, opposite the mouth of the Gauley, by the First Kentucky. Region of military operation
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 15: the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula. (search)
t at McDowell, thirty-six miles west of Staunton, whither Schenck hastened with a part of his brigade to assist him. Jacksonntry on both sides. Darkness put an end to the conflict. Schenck (who ranked Milroy) saw that the position of the Nationalsix A. Elzy. o'clock, and at nine was ready for battle. Schenck was on the right, With the Thirty-second, Fifty-fifth, t a mile and a half in length. Between Milroy's right and Schenck's left were the Sixtieth Ohio, Eighth Virginia, and the Ga so at the center, and continued several hours, Milroy and Schenck all the while gaining ground; the former with heavy loss. brigade, 427; Milroy's, 118; Bohlen's, 80; Cluseret's, 17; Schenck's, 14; Bucktail's, 8. Schenck's brigade inflicted a severSchenck's brigade inflicted a severe loss on the foe, chiefly by his artillery, while his own force suffered less than the others. One of the companies of the order, with Milroy on the right, Blenker on the left, and Schenck in the center. The brigades of Stahl and Bayard formed th
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 17: Pope's campaign in Virginia. (search)
Mill. The greater portion of his troops were under shelter of thick woods a little in the rear. Sigel, with the division of Carl Schurz on his right, that of Schenck on his left, and Milroy in the center, advanced to attack at five o'clock in the Philip Kearney. morning, August 29. and at seven a furious battle was begun. eat numbers, were making a flank movement in that direction. To meet this peril McDowell ordered Reynolds to leave Porter's left, and hasten to the assistance of Schenck and Milroy, on whom the threatened blow seemed about to fall. This exposed Porter's key-point, when Colonel G. K. Warren, without orders, moved up with his littlead, of the regular Army, received his death-wound on the Bull Run battle-ground; also Colonels O'Connor, Cantwell, and Brown. Among the wounded were Major-General Robert C. Schenck, and Colonel Hardin, of the Pennsylvania Reserves. the National loss in Pope's campaign, from the battle of Cedar Mountain to that of Chantilly, wa