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to cause him to withdraw, General D. H. Hill, commanding south of James River, was directed to threaten his communications by seizing favorable positions below Westover, from which to attack the transports in the river. That officer selected Coggin's Point, opposite Westover, and the conduct of the expedition was committed to Brigadier-General French. On the night of the thirty-first General French, accompanied by Brigadier-General Pendleton, Chief of Artillery, placed forty-three guns in poguns were withdrawn before daybreak, with the loss of one killed and two wounded by the gunboats and batteries of the enemy; this attack caused General McClellan to send a strong force to the south bank of the river which intrenched itself on Coggin's Point. In the latter part of July, the enemy's cavalry from Fredericksburgh attempted to cut Jackson's communications by destroying the Central Railroad at Beaver Dam. This force did no serious damage; but to prevent the repetition of the attem
instant, and determined to attack it from Coggins's Point and Meycock's, on the south side. This ee. Two days after, he took possession of Coggins's Point, and maintained a force on the south side, some seven miles distant, on the road to Coggin's Point. I left Petersburg at ten A. M., and, on e at night, and showed me some sketches of Coggin's Point, a sort of peninsula, round which the Jameh twelve guns; Colonel Coleman followed to Coggin's Point, with eight twelve-pounder howitzers; Majoons in attacking the enemy's shipping near Coggin's Point, on the night of the thirty-first July, whom General Hill was brought me, indicating Coggin's Point as our destination, and directing me to ha Lieutenant-Colonel Coleman was to take to Coggin's Point, on its right, eight twelve-pounder howitzt Griffin. Major Nelson also to take to Coggin's Point, on its left, eight guns, viz., two ten-poever, half past 12 before all was ready at Coggin's Point, where my own position had been chosen. T