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battles for Richmond, 1862

Miller, William J.

battles for Richmond, 1862

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Published by Eastern National Park and Monument Association in [Conshohocken, Pa.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peninsular Campaign, 1862.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtext by William J. Miller ; maps by George Skoch.
    SeriesCivil War series
    ContributionsSkoch, George F.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE473.6 .M66 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p. :
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL589496M
    ISBN 100915992930
    LC Control Number96180349
    OCLC/WorldCa34845582

    Lee argued vehemently with his old friend Lee and Johnston had been classmates at West Point that time was of the essence. Cadmus M. 1862 book was confident of victory, for his army seemed irresistible. The approaching soldiers were delayed by severely muddy roads and poor maps. The Union right wing was turned, and their first line collapsed. Morell 's division of Porter's corps on the extreme left, which occupied the geographically advantageous ground on the northwestern slopes of the hill.

    Johnston remained near his battles for Richmond through the 1862 book part of the day. By this movement, the two converging columns became one very large force packed into a very narrow space so that it could only attack frontally and with a fraction of its force at a time. About one third of the army had reached the James River, but the remainder was still marching between White Oak Swamp and Glendale. An Alabama colonel was so engrossed by the effort to save his regiment that he considered it his duty to ignore a personal tragedy. The way north was open. Jefferson Davis's dedication had been powerful and unwavering in the first year of the war, but the South's oft-defeated generals had been at best merely competent.

    Lincoln expressed concern that perhaps the job was too big for his battles for Richmond general. Law on the Quaker Road to the left. He told the president, "I can do it all. Malvern Hill was not a tenable 1862 book to stay in, and the Army of the Potomac quickly withdrew to Harrison's Landing, where it was protected by Union gunboats on the James River. President Abraham Lincoln watched this impressive performance by the young man and was inspired to give him even greater authority in directing the Union war effort. About tortuous miles upstream sat Richmond on high bluffs overlooking the brown waters of the river that had helped make the city the South's leading manufacturing center.


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battles for Richmond, 1862 by Miller, William J. Download PDF Ebook

The approaching soldiers were delayed by severely muddy roads and poor maps. That Lincoln was not among these seems not to have mattered to McClellan, for he clearly did not battles for Richmond Lincoln as a man or a leader. Neither 1862 book nor McClellan seem to have realized the extreme danger of the Fourth Corps's position, separated as it was from most of the army with only one bridge linking the wings across the Battles for Richmond.

Yet a lifetime of labor and commitment to principle had brought him no repose to enjoy his accomplishments. Although he was defeated, Lincoln assumed that Jackson must have a large army to take such risks, and withheld some troops from McClellan on the Peninsular.

He courteously advised the president that if Richmond fell, the next militarily defensible line in Virginia would be along the Staunton River, about miles southwest of the city. The James River was too shallow for the ironclad to retreat toward Richmond so, reluctantly, the captain scuttled and burned his ship before dawn on May Law on the Quaker Road to the left.

The supply trains were ordered to move south toward the river. McClellan had to look elsewhere for a route to the Confederate capital. In the second week of May, the U. He told the president, "I can do it all. President Lincoln picked a new commanding general, George McClellan. Wilcox 's Alabamians.

Seven Days Battles

The general was negligent battles for Richmond paying to Lincoln the courtesy traditionally due the president and on occasion referred privately to the commander in chief as a "gorilla. The Union Navy soon battles for Richmond up that river to Drewry's Bluff, where obstructions in the river and Confederate cannon on high bluffs were able to stop further movement until the fall of 1862 book in They eventually retreated back to the other side of the James River.

Churchill 's division. The divisions of Longstreet and A. Richmond's defense depended upon an army of 60, inexperienced and poorly organized troops.

It was logical that Northern leaders looked to him to lead troops when the war broke out. The results of this fighting were inconclusive.

Oak Grove : The Union army attacked in a swampy area. Until this time, Lee anticipated that McClellan would be withdrawing to the east to protect his supply line to the York River and positioned his forces to react to that, unable to act decisively while he awaited evidence of McClellan's intentions.

The Union army occupied little more than Alexandria, but clearly intended to make another march on to Richmond. Burnside decided in the end to retreat. Puzzled and still in the dark, Johnston went forward with three brigades of Smith's Division under W.

Jackson arrived at the swampy creek called Western Run and stopped abruptly.

Overview of the US Civil War Battle of Richmond

John Bell Hood and Col. This attack was 1862 book beaten back and battles for Richmond Union forces were encircled by Confederate cavalry. As Longstreet arrived to the south of A. Henry J. The volume of fire was terrific, and men on both sides fell in incredible numbers.The first battle during the Confederate invasion of Kentucky in (American Civil War).

General Edmund Kirby Smith, commander of the Confederate forces at Knoxville, launched his expedition on 14 August and quickly entered Kentucky. Late on 29 August his advance guard encountered a Union force, near Richmond, Kentucky. Click to read more about The Battles for Richmond, by William J.

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LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site 1862 book booklovers. All about The Battles for Richmond, by William J. Miller. LibraryThing 1862 book a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Book descriptionsAuthor: William J. Miller. The books are designed to be useful to readers without broad background knowledge of the Civil War.

This recent book in the series, "Richmond Shall Not 1862 book Given Up" () by Doug Crenshaw offers an accessible, informative account of the Seven Days' Battles which took place outside Richmond from June 25 -- July 1, /5.Jackson's campaign against Pope, in August, an address by Jubal A.

Early before the first pdf meeting of the Association of the Maryland Line, together with the proceedings at the third annual banquet of the Society of the Army and Navy of the Confederate States, in the State of Maryland.The first major battle of the war was fought at Manassas, and the greatest number of battles and skirmishes occurred in Virginia.

Robert E. Lee assumed command of the Confederate forces on the outskirts of Richmond on June 1,saved Richmond. (Richmond, Enquirer Ebook and Job Press, ), by Confederate States of America War Department (page images at HathiTrust) Official reports of battles / published by order of Congress.

(Richmond, Va.: Enquirer Book and Job Press, ), by Confederate States of .