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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 11, Part 1 (Peninsular Campaign)
Page 679 Chapter XXIII. HANOVER COURT-HOUSE, ETC.


Numbers 17.-Brigadier General John H. Martindale, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 18.-Colonel Charles W. Roberts, Second Maine Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 19.-Colonel James Barnes, Eighteenth Massachusetts infantry, of operations May 26-29.


Numbers 20.-Colonel Jesse A. Gove, Twenty-second Massachusetts Infantry, of operations May 27-28.


Numbers 21.-Major Edwin S. Gilbert, Twenty-fifth Nw York Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 22.- Colonel James McQuade, Fourteenth New york infantry, commanding Second Brigade, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 23.-Colonel Thomas Cass, Ninth Massachusetts Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 24.-Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. Skillen, Fourteenth New York Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 25.- Colonel Samuel W. Black, Sixty-second Pennsylvania Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 26.- Brigadier General Daniel Butterfield, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 27.-Colonel Henry A. Weeks, Twelfth New York Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 28.-Colonel Henry S. Lausing, Seventeenth New York Infantry, of operations May 27-28.


Numbers 29.-Colonel Stephen W. Stryker, Forty-fourth New York Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 30.-Lieutenant Colonel James C. Rice, Forty-fourth New York Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 31.-Colonel John W. McLane, Eighty-third Pennsylvania Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 32.-Colonel Gouverneuer K. Warren, Fifth New York Infantry, commanding brigade.


Numbers 33.-Colonel Robert O. Tyler, First Connecticut Heavy Artillery, of operations May 22-June l.


Numbers 34.-Colonel Elisha G. Marshall, Thirteenth New York Infantry, of operations may 27-28.


Numbers 35.-Brigadier General L. O'B. Branch, C. S. Army, of engagement May 27, with congratutions from General R. E. Lee.


Numbers 36.-Colonel James H. Lane, Twenty-eight North Carolina Infantry, of engagement May 27.


Numbers 1. Report of Major General George B. McClellan,

U. S. Army, commanding Army of the Potomac, of engagement May 27.*

"McCLELLAN'S." May 27, 1862-6.30 p. m.

Have this moment heard from F. J. porter, with his division. He has taken hanover Court-House. Little loss on our side; many killed, wounded, and prisoners of rebels. Captured one of their guns. The enemy made another stand at railroad, out of which our men were driving them at date of dispatch. Rebels, 13,000 in number, commanded by General Branch. The expedition promises perfect success in all its objects, which you will now readily divine. Porter has cavalry and horse artillery to follow up.

GEO. B. McCLELLAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

Honorable E. M. STATION, Secretary of War.

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*See also general report, pp. 33-37.

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