Congressional Edition Volume 3005

Congressional Edition Volume 3005

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...insufficiency of supplies at that place. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, GEO. G. MEADE, Major-General, Commanding. Inclosuro. City Point, June 25,1864. (Received 2.50 p. m.) General Williams, Assistant Adjutant-General: In addition to the 30,000 rations of forage ordered to be left at White, House, there was left at that point 375,000 pounds grain and 71,000 pounds hay. Including the 30,000 rations, there was 705,000 pounds grain and 371,000 pounds hay. All of this amount was issued. A schooner loaded with hay and grain was afterward brought up from Fort Monroe and issued for the Cavalry Corps. RUFTTS 1NGALLS, Brigadier-General and Chief Quartermaster. Headquarters Army Of The Potomac, Office Of The Chief Quartermaster, City Point, June 25, 1864--7 p. m. General Seth Williams, Adjt. Gen. Army of the Potomac, General Arcade's Hdqrs.: 1 have returned from Douthat's Landing. Genera Sheridan is there. with his command. His trains are all in without loss. They are in That of the chief commissary not found. good condition. Gregg's loss of men in the fight yesterday i much less than was reported this morning. Arrangements are good for crossing, though it will take several davs to ferry the whole command over., RUFUS INGALLS, Brigadier-General, Chief Quartermaster. Headquarters Army Of The Potomac, Office Of Provost-marshal-general, June 25, 1864. General Humphreys: Phil. Carney, one of our men who was captured in Colonel Dahlgren's expedition, and Charles McCormick, of the First Michigan Cavalry, taken April 8, 1804, near Falmouth, escaped from Richmond last Monday, about9 o'clock in the morning, went through the Chickahominy Swamp to the White House, and arrived here this morning. They were employed as nurses in General...show more

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 621g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123684260X
  • 9781236842602