(McDowell's corps) on Cedar Mountain, and his right (Sigel's corps) on Robertson's River, a branch of the RapidRappahannock on the north bank, so that on the 24th, Sigel and Banks and Reno occupied Sulphur Springs, and Jache 27th, directed General McDowell, with his own and Sigel's corps and the division of Reynolds, upon Gainesvil that it could hardly be said he had an army at all. Sigel and Reynolds had, however, turned up near Groveton; s official report (p. 20), states that the attack by Sigel was for the purpose of bringing Jackson to a stand, mbankment, which formed a ready-made parapet.
General Sigel, as ordered, attacked in the morning, pushing fo front and west of the Sudley Springs road; Reno and Sigel holding the centre,—Sigel's line being extended a sh—Reynolds' command forming the left leg, and Porter, Sigel, and Reno the right, with Heintzelman's two divisiont for that purpose had an unfortunate result;
* Sigel's corps should have been taken in place of Reynolds'
, 146; on the chessboard of war, 246; on attacking positions in front, 493; on changes of base, 498.
National wars, the difficulties in conducting, 24.
Newmarket Cross-roads, battle of, its object, 157
Newmarket, battle of, and defeat of Sigel, 468.
Norfolk, General Huger evacuated, by orders from Richmond, to which garrison withdrew, 120; occupied by General Wool, 120.
Norfolk Navy Yard, abandoned in 1861, 26.
North Anna, the two armies head for, 472; the Union army arrives oanta compared with Grant's direct attack system, 495; capture of Atlanta, 566; march from Atlanta to Savannah, 566; crossed the Savannah into South Carolina, 566; reached Goldsboro, North Carolina, 568.
Savage's Station, the battle of, 156.
Sigel, plan of his operations in Shenandoah Valley, etc., 409; operations in the Shenandoah Valley, 468; superseded by General Hunter, 468.
Smith, G. W., commanding Confederates, vice Johnston, wounded, 138.
Smith, W. F., evidence on Burnside's o