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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 52 0 Browse Search
Elias Nason, McClellan's Own Story: the war for the union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to them. 45 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 44 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 36 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 19 1 Browse Search
George Meade, The Life and Letters of George Gordon Meade, Major-General United States Army (ed. George Gordon Meade) 18 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 16 0 Browse Search
General James Longstreet, From Manassas to Appomattox 14 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 10 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 10 0 Browse Search
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were at White House; the 2d, 3d, and 4th corps were near New Kent Court-House. The enemy had withdrawn across the Chickahominy, having his main force between New bridge and Richmond. Bottom's, Long, and Jones's bridges were merely watched by small cavalry patrols, and there were no indications even of this with regard to the ln is on the same road, within supporting distance. Sumner is on the railroad, connecting right with left. Stoneman, with advanced guard, is within one mile of New bridge. Franklin, with two divisions, is about two miles this side of Stoneman. Porter's division, with the reserves of infantry and artillery, is within supporting kahominy are destroyed. The enemy are in force on every road leading to Richmond, within a mile or two west of the stream. Their main body is on the road from New bridge, encamped along it for four or five miles, spreading over the open ground on both sides. Johnson's headquarters are about two miles beyond the bridge. All a
re, but not in great force. The advanced guard was near New bridge. The camp at Tunstall's was the most beautiful we occosted as follows: The advanced guard within a mile of New bridge; the 6th corps three miles from New bridge, with the 5thNew bridge, with the 5th corps at supporting distance in its rear; the ad corps on the railway, about three miles from the Chickahominy, connecting veral additional ones. The west bank of the river, opposite New, Mechanicsville, and Meadow bridges, was bordered by high bly spirited and successful reconnoissance took place near New bridge, which first brought Lieut. (afterwards Gen.) Custer tos were also on the left bank, between Mechanicsville and New bridge. Having been informed late on the 24th that McDowell'-battery of the 2d U. S. Artillery, taking the road from New bridge via Mechanicsville to Hanover Court-House. Gen. Moreln. Sykes's division of regulars to move on the 28th from New bridge towards Hanover Court-House, to be in position to suppor
taken over his corps on the day previous. At the time Gen. Sumner crossed this was the only available bridge above Bottom's bridge. I found the approach from the right bank for some four hundred yards submerged to the depth of several feet, and, on reaching the place where the bridge had been, I found a great part of it carried away, so that I could not get my horse over, and was obliged to send him to Bottom's bridge, six miles below, as the only practicable crossing. The approaches to New and Mechanicsville bridges were also overflowed, and both of them were enfiladed by the enemy's batteries established upon commanding heights on the opposite side. These batteries were supported by strong forces of the enemy, having numerous rifle-pits in their front, which would have made it necessary, even had the approaches been in the best possible condition, to have fought a sanguinary battle, with but little prospect of success, before a passage could have been secured. The only ava
's pickets. The advanced guard also is near New bridge. We are gradually drawing near the rascals.tent to-night. May 26, 8 P. M., camp near New bridge. . . . We broke up the last camp about t the banks of the Chickahominy and very near New bridge. It, of course, commenced raining about an is that Joe's heart may fail him . . . . New bridge, May 29, 8 P. M. . . . I rode some fortys very beautiful . . . . June 2, 8 P. M., New bridge. It has been impossible for me to write illed and some wounded. June 3, 10 A. M., New bridge. . . . There has been some heavy cannonago well . . . June 5, 9 A. M. (Thursday), New bridge. We have had a terrible time during the n't know what will become of us! June 11, New bridge, A. M. . . . Am very well to-day, and th relieves me very much. June 12, 8 A. M., New bridge . . . Am about to break up this camp ando ago, and find Old Tavern, on the road from New bridge to Richmond; it is in that vicinity that the
, Maj. A., 134. Myers, Lieut.-Col. F., report on supplies, 636, 637. Naglee, Gen. H. M., 81; at Williamsburg. 331; Fair Oaks, 363, 377, 379, 380 ; White Oak Swamp, 428, 430. Napoleon, Prince, 83-85. Navy in Peninsula, 247, 264, 269, 291-293. 296, 437. Neff, Lieut.-Col., 65. Negroes, educated to emancipation, as prisoners offered alternatives, idea of liberty, 34 ; as guides, 253. New Berne, N. C., 203. 244. 245. New Market, Md., 553, 554, 557. New Market, Va., 426, 430. New Bridge, Va., 348, 349, 360, 366, 394-403. Newport News, Va., 254, 259. Newton, Gen. J., at West Point, Va., 301, 336; Crampton's Gap, 563 ; Antietam, 600; after Antietam, 635. Newton, Col., 65. Nicholson, Capt. (navy), 292. Norfolk, Va., 203, 246, 247, 249, 252. North, people of, ill-treated in the South, 29, 37 ; loyalty, 30. 31, 33 ; enthusiastic over W. Va. campaign, 56. Occoquan river, Va., 106, 231-233. Old Tavern, Va., 392, 405. Ord, Gen. O. C., 81, 165. Osborn, Capt., 428. P