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ear Cooper: I wrote you a short communication from IuKa, announcing its peaceable capture on the fourth, by the army under General Price. I believe I was a little congratulatory in my remarks, and sp You fought them into the position we desired on the third, punishing them terribly; and on the fourth, in three hours after the infantry entered into action they were completely beaten. You killed vision, whose magnificent fighting on the third more than atones for all that was lacking on the fourth. To all the officers and soldiers of this army, who bravely fought, I offer my heartfelt thanksard. Thus we remained during the night and until the battle had commenced on the morning of the fourth, when the five companies of the Eleventh Iowa, also the five companies of the Thirteenth Iowa, wfantry regiment in the engagement which took place at Corinth, Mississippi, on the third and fourth instant: The Second Iowa infantry regiment went into the battle on the morning of the third insta
well claim a victory, and such it certainly was. I inclose a list of the casualties in the Third and Fourth Corps in the battles of the thirty-first ult. and first inst. Respectfully submitted, S. P. Heintzelman, Brigadier-General Commanding. List of casualties in Third and Fourth corps at the battle of seven Pines and Faut I determined to attack at daylight on the second of September, in front of Chantilly. The movement of the enemy had become so developed by the afternoon of the first, and was so evidently directed to Fairfax Court-House, with a view of turning my right, that I made the necessary disposition of troops to fight a battle between twith the wagon trains of the army, to pursue the old Braddock road and come into the Alexandria turnpike in rear of Fairfax Court-House. Just before sunset on the first, the enemy attacked us on our right, but was met by Hooker, McDowell, Reno, and Kearny's division, of Heintzelman's corps. A very severe action occurred in the mi
August 8th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 97
-Col. and A. D.C. Despatches and orders sent and received from August 8 to August 20, Inclusive. headquarters army of Virginia, Culpeper Court-House, August 8, 1862. Major-General Halleck, Washington: One division of the enemy, Elzey's, crossed the Rapidan to-day, at Barnett's Ford, about five miles west of the railroa. (Signed) Jno. Pope, Major-General Commanding. A true copy: T. C. H. Smith, Lieut.-Col. and A. D.C. headquarters army of Virginia, Culpeper Court-House, August 8, 1862. General: The General Commanding directs me, in reply to your despatch of this date, fifty minutes past six P. M., inquiring what road you shall take, to srmy of Virginia: sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of the movements of my command since the date of our departure from Woodville, Va., August eighth, 1862. At nine P. M. my brigade, taking the advance of the corps, moved in the direction of Culpeper, arriving at that place about five next morning. At five
July 21st, 1861 AD (search for this): chapter 97
, the twenty-eighth. But among the passengers were several gentlemen who participated in the fight of Thursday. From them we have the first intelligible, though neither full nor satisfactory, account of the locality of the great three days battle, and the positions occupied respectively by the opposing forces. The battle was fought on the plains of Manassas, our forces occupying the identical positions occupied by the enemy at the beginning of the ever-memorable battle of the twenty-first of July, 1861, and the enemy occupying the positions held by us on that occasion. We will lay before the reader the account we have received of the movements by which we took this position, and the battle that ensued on the day subsequent to our occupancy. On Monday Gen. A. P. Hill moved down from Salem along the Manassas Gap Railroad, and on Tuesday took possession of Manassas Junction, capturing several hundred prisoners and eight or ten guns. Gen. Ewell followed General Hill, and Gen. Ta
August 6th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 97
s of the enemy, is positively prohibited, except through the military authorities, and in the manner specified by military law; and any person concerned in writing or in carrying letters or messages in any other way, will be considered and treated as a spy within the lines of the United States army. By command of Major-Gen. Pope. Geo. D. Ruggles, Col. A. A.G., and Chief of Staff. Official: T. C. H. Smith, Lieut.-Colonel and A. D.C. headquarters army of Virginia, near Sperryville, Va., Aug. 6, 1862. General orders, No. 18.--Hereafter, in all marches of the army, no straggling, or lagging behind, will be allowed. Commanders of regiments will be held responsible that this order is observed, and they will march habitually in the rear of their regiments — company commanders in the rear of their respective companies. They will suffer no man of their command to fall behind them on any excuse, except by a written permit of the medical officer of the regiment, that they are too sick
August 20th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 97
ted States military telegraph from War Department, Washington, August 18, 1862. To Gen. Pope: I fully approve your movement. I hope to push a part of Burnside's forces to near Barnett's Ford by to-morrow night, to assist you in holding that pass. Stand firm on the line of the Rappahannock till I can help you. Fight hard and aid will soon come. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. A true copy: T. C. H. Smith, Lieut.-Col. and A. D.C. headquarters army or Virginia, Rappahannock station, August 20, 1862. Major-Gen. Halleck: Your despatch of yesterday received last night. I shall mass my whole force along what is known as Marsh Run, about two and a half or three miles north-east of Rappahannock Ford, occupying Kelly's Ford with an advanced guard from the centre, and picketing strongly with cavalry the fords above me as far as the road from Sperryville to Warrenton. If the enemy attempt to turn my right by the way of Sulphur Springs, they will probably march direct on Warrenton, fr
August 18th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 97
by the skirmishers. Artillery opened fire on both sides in a few minutes. One regiment of rebel infantry advancing, now deploying in front as skirmishers. I have ordered a regiment on the right, Williams's division, to meet them, and one from the left; Augur to advance on the left and in front. (Signed) N. P. Banks. 5 P. M.--They are now approaching each other. A true copy: T. C. H. Smith, Lieut.-Col. and A. D.C. United States military telegraph from War Department, Washington, August 18, 1862. To Gen. Pope: I fully approve your movement. I hope to push a part of Burnside's forces to near Barnett's Ford by to-morrow night, to assist you in holding that pass. Stand firm on the line of the Rappahannock till I can help you. Fight hard and aid will soon come. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. A true copy: T. C. H. Smith, Lieut.-Col. and A. D.C. headquarters army or Virginia, Rappahannock station, August 20, 1862. Major-Gen. Halleck: Your despatch of yesterday received la
August 15th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 97
ral Nicholas Lenk, severe; John Arginsinger, dangerously; Thomas Gleason, Losee Litz, William Dickerson, dangerous; John Hanlon, severe; Patrick Hanlon, severe; Abram Lewis, Frank McKee, Amon Parker, severe; Thomas Riley, Adam Y. Stokes, slight; Jonathan Winner, severely. Of the twenty-one officers in the regiment only one was killed and ten wounded. Yours respectfully, D. M. Elmore, Capt. Company B, One Hundred and Second Regiment, N. Y. V. camp, General Banks's corps, Culpeper, Aug. 15, 1862. and in about the same proportion can an estimate be formed of the losses of the brigades of Generals Prince, Geary, and Crawford. The number of men actually in the fight was not a man more than seven thousand, and your correspondent doubts if there were 6,000, although I learn the official report will place it much higher. Gen. Augur, commanding the Second division, was wounded early in the fight, and was taken from the field. General Geary displayed the greatest coolness, and consta
August 16th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 97
country's altar, sympathy for the suffering, and praise for all, I assure you of my undying remembrance of your efforts, and my hopes of your participation, with credit to yourselves, in victories, in future, destined to cluster about our starry banner. Your hearts are in the cause — we will triumph. Brig.-Gen. John W. Geary, Commanding First Brigade, Second Division, Second Corps, Army of Virginia. Colonel Duffie's order. headquarters First Rhode Island cavalry, Raccoon Ford, August 16, 1862. special order no.--: officers and men of the First Rhode Island cavalry: You have met the enemy bravely. You had the post of honor in the advance. You received the first shock of the battle of Cedar Mountain. Although no opportunity was offered you for charging upon the enemy's lines, you as calmly and fearlessly awaited the order to charge amidst that terrible tempest of shot and shells as though upon an evening parade, until at six o'clock, after having been three hours unde
August 13th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 97
Their names will be published as soon as a perfect list can be made. Respectfully, your ob't servant, Geo. L. Andrews, Colonel Second Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers. headquarters Second regiment mass. Vols., camp near Culpeper, Va., August 13, 1862. Brigadier-General Wm. Schouler, Adjutant-General Massachusetts: sir: I have the honor to forward to you the following list of killed and wounded and missing from this regiment in the action of August ninth, near Cedar Mountain, Va.: fned the honor of the old Bay State. Respectfully, your obedient servant, George L. Andrews, Colonel Second Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers. Lieut.-Colonel Patrick's report. headquarters Fifth regiment, O. V. I., Culpeper, Va., August 13, 1862. In obedience to orders from brigade headquarters, I have the honor to transmit a record, concerning our action in battle, near Culpeper, Va., August ninth, 1862. We left Culpeper Saturday morning, the eighth inst., and marched a dista
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