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Chapter 16: the march down the Peninsula. On the 16th of August the order to pack up was received and the baggage was sent down the river to Fortress Monroe. The train of the Third Brigade, Second Division, Second Corps was placed in charge of Lieut. John P. Reynolds, Jr., and Lieut. John G. B. Adams of the Nineteenth Massac
une 25 and July 1, were languishing in Libby Prison.
The embarkation of the army from the Peninsula took place from three points, simultaneously,—Yorktown, Fortress Monroe and Newport News.
Every conceivable thing that would float was brought into requisition,—steamers, transports, ferry boats, tugs, schooners, barges, flatboat erating the men, and on Monday morning, August 25, the Third Brigade embarked on the transport Atlantic and were taken to Aquia Creek, stopping a few hours at Fortress Monroe, where the men had an opportunity to inspect the big guns.
The trip on the transport was a lively one.
There were 100 officers in the cabin and 2000 men whe