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followed by the cavalry, succeeded in gaining Westover, on the James River, and the protection of hime some artillery and cavalry were sent below Westover to annoy his transports. On the eighth of Ju After the retreat of General McClellan to Westover his army remained inactive for about a month.rom the defence of the capital. The enemy at Westover continuing to manifest no intention of resumiications by seizing favorable positions below Westover, from which to attack the transports in the rhat officer selected Coggin's Point, opposite Westover, and the conduct of the expedition was commitat the enemy had advanced in large force from Westover to Malvern Hill, and the next day the divisio's Church, threatening the communication with Westover by extending well to the left, while two brighad withdrawn during the night and retired to Westover. Our pickets were reestablished, and the troal McClellan's army was believed to have left Westover for the same purpose. It therefore seemed th[1 more...]
you to his report, herewith forwarded. At Westover, on Friday following, my division was placed e fourth July, we moved to the field opposite Westover, where we were drawn up in line of battle untt brigade, First division, in the field, near Westover, July 7, 1862. Captain: On Tuesday evening about eight miles from James River, opposite Westover. July fourth, we again marched to the front,use. I therefore sent down that night toward Westover, under Captain Pelham, supported by Irving's enemy had taken position between Shirley and Westover, near the latter, and described the locality,y annoyed our pickets on the River road below Westover, and, with all arms of service, tried to compas posted on picket, on a road leading toward Westover. Lieutenant Chestnut, with ten men in advanctillery was engaged subsequently to that near Westover. I have the honor to remain, Very respefourth, it was ordered to the neighborhood of Westover, where it was drawn up in line of battle all [5 more...]
y division, and placed in charge of the department of the south side, extending from Drewry's Bluff to the South Carolina line. As General McClellan was then at Westover, on the James, some thirty miles from Richmond, and it was thought he might attempt an advance by the south side, my first attention was given to the defences in submitted. This officer had charge of the expedition, agreeably to the wishes of General Lee. Doubtless the night attack had much to do with the evacuation of Westover, as it made McClellan feel that his shipping was insecure. Two days after, he took possession of Coggins's Point, and maintained a force on the south side till n readiness, and finding the enemy had not discovered us from reconnoissances in their balloon, at four P. M., Colonel Brown proceeded to Maycok's farm, opposite Westover, with twelve guns; Colonel Coleman followed to Coggin's Point, with eight twelve-pounder howitzers; Major Nelson, with eight guns, to a position on his left, hig