Official Records of the Rebellion

Official Records of the Rebellion: Volume Eleven, Chapter 23, Part 1: Peninsular Campaign: Reports

The Document

No.2.

Reports of Brig. Gen. John G. Barnard, U. S. Army, Chief Engineer
of operations from May 23,
1861, to August 15, 1862.

WASHINGTON, January 26, 1863.

106-107 Fortifications of Washington
107-108 Compares them to Lines of Torres Vedras
108-109 Organisation of the Engineers on the Peninsula
109-110 Siege of Yorktown
110 The advance from Yorktown
110-112 The Nature of the Chickahominy
112 Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks, day one (31st May)
112-114 Battle of Seven Pines or Fair Oaks, day two (1st June)
114-115 After Seven Pines or Fair Oaks
115-116 The Bridges on 19 June, and subsequent defensive works
116-117 25th June (Battle of Oak Grove)
117-118 26th June (Battle of Mechanicsvill)
118 27th June (Battle of Gaines’s Mill)
118-119 28th June
119 29th June (Battle of Savage's Station)
120 30th June (Battle of Glendale/ Frayser’s Farm/ White Oak Swamp)
120-121 1st July (Battle of Malvern Hill)
121 Retreat to Harrison's Landing
121-122 Move into better positions
122-124 Examination of the banks of the Chickahominy and James Rivers
124-126 Officers mentioned in dispatches
126-127 Complains about rank
127-128 Compares types of Pontoon Bridge
128-130 Discusses mistakes made during the campaign
130-132 Mistakes before Richmond
132-134 List of Engineer officers and duties, May 1862

Original report is a single document, divided here roughly by topic

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How to cite this article

Official Records of the Rebellion: Volume Eleven, Chapter 23, Part 1: Peninsular Campaign: Reports, pp.106-134

web page Rickard, J (20 June 2006), http://www.historyofwar.org/sources/acw/officialrecords/vol011chap023part1/00002_00index.html


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