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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—the war on the Rapidan. (search)
on the 16th of February captured a Federal convoy near Romney. On the 26th, General Jones, prior to his expedition along the Monongahela, made a bold move in the Valley of the Shenandoah, and, surprising two cavalry regiments which had been sent by Milroy for the purpose of checking his course, dispersed them near Strasburg, taking two hundred prisoners. A detachment of his brigade even pushed on as far as the Potomac, and, crossing the river in boats, captured about sixty Federals near Poolesville in Maryland. The Federal mounted men were not so sprightly as their adversaries; they did not like to rush in small bands into the midst of a country where the inhabitants were all hostile to them, and rendered the chances too unequal. Nevertheless, they displayed a considerable amount of activity, and the only serious battle we have to record during that period was provoked by them on the banks of the Upper Rappahannock. While the Confederates were dividing their forces in order to
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
f the Potomac and to cover Washington. These were the First, the Third, and the Eleventh, which happened to be nearest the bridges, and which Hooker had placed temporarily under Reynolds' command. On the 25th they stationed themselves around Poolesville, a village in Maryland situated not far from the river, at the intersection of several roads, and at an equal distance from Washington, Harper's Ferry, and Frederick. That same day, on receipt of fresh intelligence, the commander-in-chief distrative departments of the enemy, putting some small detachments to flight, and, after trifling a while with one of them, entered the town of Rockville, situated on the direct road connecting the Federal capital with Hooker's Headquarters at Poolesville, At this time Meade was in command, with Headquarters at Frederick. Rockville is on the main road from Washington to Frederick.—Ed. without striking a blow. They had scarcely dismounted when they were informed of the approach of a supply-
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
rves moved from Vienna to Goose Creek. June 27. The First corps marched from Jefferson to Middletown, Md.; the Second Corps, from near Edwards' Ferry, via Poolesville, to Barnesville, Md.; the Third corps, from Point of Rocks, via Jefferson, to Middletown, Md.; the Fifth corps, from a point between Edwards' Ferry and the mouth of the Monocacy to Ballinger's Creek, near Frederick City, Md.; the Sixth corps, from Dranesville, via Edwards' Ferry, to near Poolesville, Md.; the Twelfth corps, from near the mouth of the Monocacy, via Point of Rocks, to Knoxville, Md.; Buford's cavalry division, from Leesburg, Va., via Edwards' Ferry, to near Jefferson, Md.;esumed command of the Third corps, relieving General Birney, who had been temporarily in command. from Middletown to near Woodsboroa; the Sixth corps, from near Poolesville to Hyattstown; the Eleventh corps, from Middletown to near Frederick; and the Twelfth corps, from Knoxville to Frederick City. Buford's cavalry division moved