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lled there just as the action closed. Hill's obstinate defence of the mountain-passes had, however, delayed McClellan from marching directly to the relief of Harper's Ferry; and thus gained a day's time for Jackson, who, as we have seen, was on the eve of accomplishing the conquest of Harper's Ferry on the fourteenth. Yet Jackson was in a critical position; he was fully aware that McClellan was now west of the South Mountains, and pushing after Longstreet and Hill in the direction of Sharpsburgh. Time was more precious then than ever; hence it was that Jackson opened his bombardment on the fifteenth so early in the morning. Our various army corps and divisions were very much scattered, and as the enemy were rapidly following Lee, the greatest expedition was necessary to form a junction with him before any heavy engagement could take place. When Miles, therefore, after a council of war, had run up white flags The moment white flags were raised in token of surrender, Gener
South Mountain approach of the Federals to Sharpsburgh battle of Antietam, or Sharpsburgh, Septem his forces (fifty thousand strong) towards Sharpsburgh, and crossing Antietam River, arranged his the centre one being on the direct road to Sharpsburgh, not more than three quarters of a mile beyeast; while at the bridge leading direct to Sharpsburgh, and at the lower one, all approach is commads, and fell within the village or town of Sharpsburgh, causing much destruction of property. Perd over our line, and fell in the village of Sharpsburgh, or caused much distress to our ambulance tmbulances engaged in removing the wounded. Sharpsburgh itself was one entire hospital, and the inhgton was not penned before our retreat from Sharpsburgh is evidence sufficient to show that he stilhad elapsed subsequent to the engagement at Sharpsburgh! Some few hours after the above telegram, ers made such boast regarding the battle of Sharpsburgh and of the rebel rout, that their fervid im[1 more...]