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This comprised Banks's command near Harper's Ferry and above, and Stone's corps of observation at Poolesville. It included the sick, thosection on these accounts, the effective force, including Banks's and Stone's, is reduced to 58,680 officers and men of all arms; many of thesessuming command I organized a brigade of four regiments, under Gen. C. P. Stone, and ordered him to the vicinity of Poolesville to observe and Great Falls. At this place the brigade was in position to support Stone and the troops at the Chain Bridge, and, in case of necessity, woulssed the Potomac for the purpose of attacking on the Maryland side, Stone was in position to fall back on McCall or Couch after retarding the was increased by two regiments. On the 10th a battery was sent to Stone, and a second one to McCall, who received another regiment on the 1f two brigades. A third brigade added Sept. 27. Sept. 12, 1861: Stone's division, consisting of two brigades, Lander's and Peck's. Baker'
sportation to the latter place; to oppose any passage of the Potomac by the enemy, provided it would not involve his separation from the main army; also to support Stone when necessary, and, if forced back by superior numbers, to retreat on Rockville. He was also instructed to protect the railroad as well as practicable without ma Buell's division held Tennallytown and the other important points (supported by Casey's provisional brigades), the reserve artillery and the cavalry depots; while Stone's division at Poolesville, and Banks's division at Darnestown, observed the upper river and were in position to retire upon Washington if attacked by superior forcce is more than sufficient to resist with certain success any attacks on our works upon the other side of the river. By calling in the commands of Gens. Banks and Stone it will probably be sufficient to defend the city of Washington from whatever direction it may be assailed. It is well understood that, although the ultimate desi
s an officer of the old army, bull-headed, brave, a good disciplinarian. He received his mortal wound at Antietam. To Stone I gave a detached brigade on the upper Potomac-ground with which he was familiar. He was a most charming and amiable geneciate his high qualities, but soon discovered them and gave him the first vacant division — that originally commanded by Stone. He was one of the best and most modest soldiers we had. Possessing excellent ability and judgment, the highest bravery,ion. (Signed) William H. Seward. To carry out these instructions the necessary orders were issued to Gens. Banks, Stone, and Hooker. I give a copy of the order issued to Gen. Banks; the others were the same, mutatis mutandis: headquarof the election. For the purpose of carrying out these instructions you are authorized to suspend the habeas corpus. Gen. Stone has received similar instructions to these. You will please confer with him as to the particular points that each shal
In the meantime I was surprised to hear from Gen. Stone that a portion of his troops were engaged ones successful, will turn the enemy's right. C. P. Stone, Brig.-Gen. To Maj.-Gen. McClellan. river. I think they have been reinforced. C. P. Stone, Brig.--Gen. The nearest division on th other two to Seneca Mills, ready to support Gen. Stone, if necessary. The 9.30 P. M. despatch of G put as many men over the river to reinforce Gen. Stone as you can before daylight. Gen. Stone is dGen. Stone is directed to hold his command on the Virginia side of the Potomac at all hazards, and informed that yot him. You will assume command when you join Gen. Stone. Geo. B. Mcclellan, Maj.-Gen. Commanding. s Ferry at three A. M. of the 22d. He found Gen. Stone on the Maryland side, and reported that he air being attacked. At six o'clock I sent to Gen. Stone, then on the Virginia side of the river, thely prevented a still more serious disaster. Gen. Stone's report of this battle and his testimony be[30 more...]
2, 223. 224. To Cameron, 6th Sept., ‘61, 205 ; 8th Sept., ‘61, 106. To Banks, 21st Oct., 61. 186; 29th Oct.,‘61, 148 To Stone, 20th Oct ,‘61, 182; 21st Oct., ‘61, 185, 186. To Buell, 7th, 12th Nov., ‘61, 210. To Burnside, 7th Jan.,‘62, 206. To to McClellan, 19th, 21st Oct.,‘61, 180.-Porter to McClellan, 2d Aug., ‘61, 74.-Seward to McClellan, 28th Oct., ‘61, 147.-Stone to McClellan, 20th Oct., ‘61, 182; 21st Oct., ‘61, 183-166 Peninsular campaign, 1862 : McClellan to Lincoln, 6th Apr., opinion of Halleck, Hunter, 137, Heintzelman, Sherman (W. T.), Kearny, Sumner, Franklin, Blenker 138, Stahl, Richardson, Stone, Couch, Porter (F. J ), Buell 139, 215, 243, Sedgwick, Hancock, Reynolds, Meade, Ingalls 140, Williams (L.) 141, Prussiannton, Va., 63. Stedman, Col. G., 607. Steele. Capt., 60. Steinwehr, Gen. A., 81. Stevens, Gen. J. J., 81, 508. Stone, Gen. C. P., at Washington. 1861, 76, 79-81, 96, 106, 139 ; Ball's Bluff, 181-190; extract from evidence, 187