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Richmond (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
ave it in mind. J. B. M. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Special Orders, No. 22. Taylor, Assistant Adjutant-General. Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Hon. G. W. Randolph, Secr, Secretary of the Navy. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Colonel E. F. Keen, Comma and Military Secretary. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Major-General W. W. Lorin. Taylor, Assistant Adjutant-General. Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Brigadier-General Walker,. S. R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy, Richmond, Virginia: Reported four transports landing trot passed our pickets at Giles's Landing, on James River, at 12 M. on their way up the river. No pa march for Drewry's Bluff. R. Ransom. Richmond, Virginia, June 2, 1862. Senior Officer at Drewry'x transports, with barges in tow, passed up James river since sunrise. Reinforcements are on theirAdjutant and Inspector General's office, Richmond, Virginia, June 2, 1862. Special Orders, No. 12[1 more...]
Fredericksburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
avalry, stated to me that he was last night as high up as Hanover Courthouse and that he saw and heard nothing of them in the region west of the road from Ashland to that point. He also reported that there was no enemy on the stage road from Fredericksburg this side of Gouldin's, eighteen miles south of Fredericksburg. It was reported by citizens that there was a force of the enemy marching by the Amelia road, but of that he knows nothing. I think it probable, from what I learned to-day, thaFredericksburg. It was reported by citizens that there was a force of the enemy marching by the Amelia road, but of that he knows nothing. I think it probable, from what I learned to-day, that the enemy, being satisfied with temporarily breaking up our railroad communication north, have withdrawn east of these roads, with a view, probably, of concentrating his force nearer Richmond. I omitted to mention in the statement of Captain Fox that he met a citizen of his acquaintance who had been seeking the restoration of some property, and was referred by the parties to whom he applied to General McClellan, who was stated to be at a point four miles from Atlee's, on the road leading fr
North Carolina (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
nding-General to have it in mind. J. B. M. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Special Orders, No. 22. I. In pursuance of the orders of the President, General R. E. Lee assumes command of the armies of Eastern Virginia and North Carolina. The unfortunate casualty that has deprived the army in front of Richmond of the valuable services of its able General, is not more deeply deplored by any member of his command than by its present commander. He hopes his absence will be b General's office, Richmond, Virginia, June 2, 1862. Special Orders, No. 126. * * * * * * * * II. By direction of the President General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, will assume the immediate command of the armies in eastern Virginia and North Carolina. * * * * * * * * By command of the Secretary of War. John Withers, Assistant Adjutant General. Headquarters, Dabb's house Virginia, June 3, 1862. Major W. H. Stevens, Chief Engineer Army of Northern Virginia: Major,--I desire you to
Rockaway (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
pon your position. You will report promptly any movement of the enemy. There is a brigade of General Holmes's command at Petersburg. You will endeavor to keep a system of communication with this force, as there is a material dependence upon yours and this force. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. L. Long, Colonel and Military Secretary. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Major-General W. W. Loring, Commanding Department, &c., Salt Sulphur Springs, near Union, Va.: General,--In reply to your letter of the 28th ultimo, I am directed by General Lee to say that under all the circumstances it would appear that the dispositions which you have ordered are the best that could be made to meet the present emergency. He hopes that you will be enabled by energy and perseverance to make up for the small means at your command, and in a short while to gather a considerable force from the country in which you are operating. As regards the infantry force fro
City Point (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
cretary of the Navy. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Colonel E. F. Keen, Commanding Fifth Regiment Virginia Volunteers, Drewry's Bluff: Colonel,--Your telegram of yesterday has been received. General Lee directs me to say to you that the command of the troops at Drewry's Bluff having devolved upon you, you will take all the necessary steps for protecting the defenses on the river. You will guard carefully all the approaches towards the batteries from the direction of City Point, sending forward your pickets on all the roads leading in that direction, with instructions to watch carefully the movements of the enemy, and report any appearance of an advance. You will oppose to the last extremity any attempt upon your position. You will report promptly any movement of the enemy. There is a brigade of General Holmes's command at Petersburg. You will endeavor to keep a system of communication with this force, as there is a material dependence upon yours and this for
Brook Run (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
ttention of the Commanding-General to the great extent of my line, reaching from New bridge on my right, to one mile to the left of the Meadow bridges. The protection of this line was necessarily incumbent upon my troops, even so far as beyond Brook Run, until General A. P. Hill took possession on my left. I have a regiment stationed beyond Brook Run, with which the rest of my command find some difficulty in communicating. I therefore desire to have that regiment replaced by one from GeneralBrook Run, with which the rest of my command find some difficulty in communicating. I therefore desire to have that regiment replaced by one from General Hill's division, which is nearer, and can communicate with it much more readily than I can. I deem it necessary to mention that even after this change, in consequence of the extent of my line, it may be broken by a vigorous assault from the enemy. I am, Sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant, J. B. Magruder, Major-General Commanding. P. S.--I do not anticipate this at present, but only wish the Commanding-General to have it in mind. J. B. M. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia,
Petersburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
servant, W. H. Taylor, Assistant Adjutant-General. Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Brigadier-General Walker, Petersburg, Virginia: If you have not left Petersburg, proceed at once with your entire force to Drewry's Bluff. Reply immediately, and state the number of your troops. G. W. Randolph, Secretary of War. Petersburg, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Hon. G. W. Randolph, Secretary of War: Your dispatch to General Walker is received. He went to Richmond this morning with his brigade. revent them from outflanking us. I do not know who commands the forces outside. S. S. Lee, Captain, Commanding. Petersburg, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Hon. G W. Randolph, Secretary of War: Two gunboats and one transport passed our pickets at Gileseir way up the river. No particulars. Your obedient servant, James F. Milligan, Captain and Signal Officer. Petersburg, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Hon. G. W. Randolph: The Thirtieth Virginia left here at 10 P. M., and the Forty-eighth Georgia
Headquarters (Washington, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
Correspondence and orders concerning the army of Northern Virginia. Headquarters, Richmond, Va., May 30, 1862. General Joseph E. Johnston, Commanding, &c. : General,--I went as far to-day asticipate this at present, but only wish the Commanding-General to have it in mind. J. B. M. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Special Orders, No. 22. I. In pursuance of the ordert them. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, S. R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Colonel E. F. Keen, Commanding Fifth Regiment Virginia Vol am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, A. L. Long, Colonel and Military Secretary. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Major-General W. W. Loring, Commanding Department, &c., Sa* * * * * * By command of the Secretary of War. John Withers, Assistant Adjutant General. Headquarters, Dabb's house Virginia, June 3, 1862. Major W. H. Stevens, Chief Engineer Army of Northern Vi
Ashland (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
eared and that nothing had been seen of them to-day. Captain Fox, who represented himself as a scout, and who I found had come into the cavalry pickets on the telegraph road beyond the Chickahominy, stated that the enemy had retired from Atlee's and was nowhere west of the railroad in that vicinity. Dr. Fontaine, of the Fourth Virginia Cavalry, stated to me that he was last night as high up as Hanover Courthouse and that he saw and heard nothing of them in the region west of the road from Ashland to that point. He also reported that there was no enemy on the stage road from Fredericksburg this side of Gouldin's, eighteen miles south of Fredericksburg. It was reported by citizens that there was a force of the enemy marching by the Amelia road, but of that he knows nothing. I think it probable, from what I learned to-day, that the enemy, being satisfied with temporarily breaking up our railroad communication north, have withdrawn east of these roads, with a view, probably, of conc
Virginia (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 5.49
only wish the Commanding-General to have it in mind. J. B. M. Headquarters, Richmond, Virginia, June 1, 1862. Special Orders, No. 22. I. In pursuance of the orders of the President, General R. E. Lee assumes command of the armies of Eastern Virginia and North Carolina. The unfortunate casualty that has deprived the army in front of Richmond of the valuable services of its able General, is not more deeply deplored by any member of his command than by its present commander. He hopes hjutant and Inspector General's office, Richmond, Virginia, June 2, 1862. Special Orders, No. 126. * * * * * * * * II. By direction of the President General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, will assume the immediate command of the armies in eastern Virginia and North Carolina. * * * * * * * * By command of the Secretary of War. John Withers, Assistant Adjutant General. Headquarters, Dabb's house Virginia, June 3, 1862. Major W. H. Stevens, Chief Engineer Army of Northern Virginia: Maj
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