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" The retirement of the enemy, and the occupation of the abandoned positions which necessarily followed, presented an opportunity for the troops to gain some experience on the march and bivouac, preparatory to the campaign, and to get rid of the superfluous... "
The Tenth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1861-1864: A Western ... - Page 60
by Alfred Seelye Roe - 1909 - 535 pages
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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - History - 1866
...provided for their passage down the Potomac and Chesapeake, and with a view of giving them, he says, " + +@6 + for a long time in one locality." His cavalry advance, Col. Averill, reached the enemy's deserted lines...
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Report on the Organization and Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac: To ...

George Brinton McClellan - Maryland Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 480 pages
...occupation of the abandoned positions which necessarily followed, presented an opportunity for the troops to gain some experience on the march and bivouac,...which accumulate so easily around an army encamped for a long time in one locality. A march to Manassas and back could produce no delay in embarking for...
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Letter of the Secretary of War, Transmitting Report on the Organization of ...

Maryland Campaign, 1862 - 1864 - 242 pages
...occupation of the abandoned positions which necessarily followed presented an opportunity for the troops to gain some experience on the march and bivouac preparatory...and to get rid of the superfluous baggage and other " impediments" which accumulate so easily around an army encamped for a long time in one locality....
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McClellan's Military Career Reviewed and Exposed: The Military Policy of the ...

William Swinton - Campaign literature - 1864 - 32 pages
...purpose of attempting to make up with the rebels, but, as he says, for the purpose of giving the troops "an opportunity to gain some experience on the march and bivouac preparatory to the campaign" — a kind of education of whick, truly, they stood in great need.* To any commander not hopelessly...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...accumulate so easily around an army encamped for a long time in one locality" — to give the troops " some experience on the march and bivouac preparatory to the campaign," and to afford them also a " good intermediate step between the quiet and comparative comfort of the camps...
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History of the American War, Volume 1

Henry Charles Fletcher - United States - 1865
...occupation of the abandoned positions which necessarily followed, presented an opportunity for the troops to gain some experience on the march and bivouac preparatory...superfluous baggage and other impedimenta which accumulate round an army encamped for a long time in one locality. A march to Manasses and back could produce...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...1868, ami was killed ш the battle of Chantilly, September J, 1 364 official report, to afford them an opportunity " to gain some experience on the march and bivouac preparatory to the campaign." On the llth he sent orders for the transports which had been assembling at Annapolis to come to Annapolis,...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond, Francis Bicknell Carpenter - Presidents - 1865 - 808 pages
...accumulate so easily around an army encamped for a long time in one locality" — to give the troops "some experience on the march and bivouac preparatory to the campaign," and to afford them also a "good intermediate step between the quiet and comparative comfort of the camps around...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES ...

HORACE GREELEY - 1866
...provided for their passage down the Potomac and Chesapeake, and with a view of giving them, he says, " an opportunity to gain some experience on the march...which accumulate so easily around an army encamped for a long time in one locality." His cavalry advance, Col. Averill, reached the enemy's deserted lines...
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The lost cause: a new southern history of the war of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - History - 1866 - 752 pages
...he was well aware of Johnston's evacuation, and only marched his troops to Manassas that they might gain " some experience on the march and bivouac preparatory...and to get rid of the superfluous baggage and other impediments which accumulate round an army encamped for a long time in one locality." He continues...
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