Confederate Position

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Battle Of Big Bethel - Background - Butler Plans To Drive Confederates Back
... Butler wished to drive the Confederates back from their advanced positions at Little Bethel and Big Bethel because the Confederates had begun attacking and harassing his pickets ... for the Union Army at Fort Monroe, was able to scout the Confederate position at Big Bethel and give a good report to General Butler, but Butler knew ... author, Butler devised a plan for a night march and surprise attack on the Confederate position at Little Bethel at dawn by columns converging from ...
Battle Of Cedar Mountain - Battle - Confederate Position
... Garnett's on the far Confederate left in a wheat field at the edge of a woods ... A.P Hill's division, still marching up the Turnpike, was ordered to stand in reserve on the Confederate left ...
Battle Of Big Bethel - Battle - Union Attacks At Big Bethel
... to continue to Big Bethel without knowledge of the layout or strength of the Confederate positions, Peirce sent Duryee's 5th New York Infantry out first ... Bartlett and skirmishers were sent forward to scout the Confederate position ... to a black man and a local woman as well, told the officers in command that the Confederates had between 3,000 and 5,000 men and 30 pieces of artillery ...

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