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Following the flag, from August 1861 to November 1862, with the Army of the Potomac

Charles Carleton Coffin

Following the flag, from August 1861 to November 1862, with the Army of the Potomac

by Charles Carleton Coffin

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Published by Ticknor and Fields in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfiche. Westport, Conn. : Meckler Publishing, 1970? 4 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm.

Statementby "Carleton".
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2022 (F)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvi, 336 p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3104089M
LC Control Number82210091

CONTENTS OF THIS PAGE: The Western Army, to Late The Polk Battle Flag The McCown Battle Flag The Hardee Battle Flag The Cassidy – Army of Northern Virginia Style Battle Flag The Western Army, to Late After the secession of Tennessee, the principal line of Confederate defenses in the Western Theatre Read More. The Army of the Potomac was created in July of from the wreckage of the army Irvin McDowell had led to Bull Run. The Departments of Annapolis, Pennsylvania and the Shenandoah were merged together, giving George McClellan command of most of the Eastern Theater, while tens of thousands of new recrtuits poured in from the northern states.

  Though his narrative is at times dry and sometimes strays a bit from the path, much of the material between the covers of Russel H. Beatie's Army of the Potomac, Volume II: McClellan Takes Command, September February has not previously been covered, nor found in any other published works on the topic, and Mr. Beatie provides a fresh Reviews: 9. When relieved of command, he took away with him the entire headquarters archives of the Army of the Potomac for the period August to November The manuscript of his Report went to the War Department in August accompanied by the official reports of his subordinates — and that was all.4/5(1).

August • September • to October >. Commanded by Major General George B. McClellan In September of most of the Army of the Potomac returned from the Virginia Peninsula to the Washington area. One division of the Fourth Corps was left behind and transferred to the Department of Virginia, while its other division was transferred to the 6th Corps. Beatie, Russel H. Army of the Potomac Vol. II: McClellan Takes Command, September Februrary Da Capo Press, $ , hardcover ISBN Producing power Army was built for a campaign, not a battle This is the second volume of Russel Beatie's extended history of the Army.


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By the Spring ofthe battle flag of the Confederate Army of the Potomac was neither widely distributed to the forces in Virginia nor was it the only battle flag in use. In November and December ofthe silk battle flags made in Richmond had only been distributed to the units of the four divisions of the Army at Centreville and to a.

Yet the Army of the Potomac deserves a claim as the best army of the Civil War because it accomplished the most difficult tasks. Between andthe Army of the Potomac defended Washington, D.C., captured Richmond, Virginia—the Confederate capital—and destroyed Lee’s army.

These three accomplishments came at a staggering human cost. Peninsula, 17 March-3 August The Army of the Potomac began sailing from Alexandria to Fort Monroe on 17 March This marked the beginning of the Peninsula Campaign in which perhaps as many asFederals Confederates eventually became involved, although not that many were present at any one time.

Following The Flag. from august, to Nov. with the Army of The Potomac. by " Carleton ". Boston, illustrated. pages. blue cloth. 2 inche tear at back spine joint o/w good. see scans. size, 7 x 4 3/4 inches.

postage $ media mail domestic. insurance Rating: % positive. General Irvin McDowell was put into command of the Army that was to protect the capitol: the Army of Northeastern Virginia, which later became known as the Army of the Potomac.

Ironically, the Confederate’s army was called the Army of the Potomac until its name was changed to that of the Army of Northern Virginia.

Octo – The Federal high command continued prodding Major General George B. McClellan to move his Army of the Potomac into Virginia, but McClellan continued resisting.

A week after receiving orders to confront the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, McClellan still had not moved. During that time, General Robert E. Lee had time to reorganize.

The Army of the Potomac was the principal Union Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War. It was created in July shortly after the First Battle of Bull Run and was disbanded in May following the surrender of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in April.

4 Major battles and campaigns. 5 Casualties : United States Army. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Following the Flag: From August, to November,with the Army of the Potomac () at nd: Charles Carleton Coffin.

April 4, – President Abraham Lincoln headed a group leaving Washington to review Major General Joseph Hooker’s revamped Army of the Potomac. Lincoln boarded the steamer Carrie Martin to go to Hooker’s headquarters at Falmouth in northern Virginia.

He was accompanied by First Lady Mary Lincoln, his son Tad (celebrating his 10th birthday), Attorney. During the American Civil War, the Army of the Potomac was the Union's primary army operating in the East. Organized in Julythis force confronted the Confederacy's Army of Northern Virginia throughout the conflict.

Despite having superior numbers, the Army of the Potomac suffered numerous defeats during the war's first years. Get this from a library! Following the flag: from August,to November,with the Army of the Potomac. [Charles Carleton Coffin].Add tags for "Following the flag.: From August,to November,with the Army of the Potomac.".

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