Fitz-John Porter; Speech of Hon. John A. Logan, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States, Thursday, March 13, 1884

Fitz-John Porter; Speech of Hon. John A. Logan, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States, Thursday, March 13, 1884

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...Bristoe Station; and after arriving at Bristoe Station I went across the country to Greenwich. Q. Have you, or not, frequently passed over the road? A. Very often. TESTIMONY OP COL. THOMAS P. MCOY, AUGUST 27. Board record, page 640: Col. Thomas F. McCoy, called by the recorder, being duly sworn, was examined and testified as follows: Q. Whose brigade and whose division? A. Duryea's brigade, Ricketts's division, McDowell's corns. Q. What rank. did you leave the service with?-A. Colonel. Q. Were you brevet brigadier-general? A. Yes, sir. Q. Where were you on the afternoon of Augiust 25,1862 T A. A little southwest of Warrenton. ft. How late did you march that day and evening? A. The 25th? Q. Yes. A. I don't think we marched on the 25th. We marched on the 23d. Q. Until how late? A. About 10 or 11 o'clock. Q. On the 27th of August were you on the march late in the day? A. Yes. Q. Until how late did you then march? A. All night, until 1 o'clock. Q. What difficulty, if any, was experienced in marching that night? A. We didn't have any difficulty in marching that night. There was a good deal of straggling among the soldiers. STATEMENT OP COLONEL BUCHANAN, AUGUST 27. Colonel Buchanan, of the Third Indiana Cavalry, on page 603 of the hoard record, in reference to Porter's movement from Warrenton Junction to Bristoe, testifies as follows: Q. What conversation had you with General Porter before he started off to Bristoe Station? A. On the evening before he started somebody gave me an order to be in readiness to move at 3 o'clock in the morning. I was in front of General Porter's headquarters at 3 o'clock in the morning, but 1 saw no one until after the break of day. Then some one came to me and told me to let the men get their breakfasts and let more

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