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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Patriotism of Central New.York.-Determination of the People
to put down the Rebellion.-Raising of Troops.- Organization
of the various Companies of the 33d New York Regiment,...13
E!mira a Place of Rendezvous.--Arrival of Troops.—Organiza-
tion of the Thirty-third.—A Beef Incident.- Presentation of a
Flag.-Mustering into the United States Service......... 30
Departure for Washington.- Patriotism of the Williamsport Ladies.
-Arrival at the Capital.-Camp Granger.-Destroying a Liquor
Establishment._" Cleaning-out” a Clam Peddler.-Review by
Governor Morgan.-First Death in the Regiment.--First Battle
of Bull Run.-Changes among the Officers,................ 39
Removal to Vicinity of Chain Bridge.-Upsetting of Ambulances.
-The Regiment Brigaded.-Frequent Alarms and Reconnois-
sances. — Reviewed by General McClellan.-Crossing of the
Potomac. — Forts Marcy and Ethan Allen. - Formation of
Divisions.-Colonel Stevens.-First Skirmish with the Enemy
at Lewinsville Camp.-General Brooks.-General Davidson.-
The Seventy-seventh New York added to the Brigade.—A
Novel Wedding in Camp.-Circulating a Temperance Pledge.
-Battle of Drainesville,........
Grand Review of the Army, at Bailey's Cross-Roads. Pleasant
Acquaintances formed.-Changes and Deaths at Camp Griffin.-
Dissatisfaction at the General Inactivity.- President's War Or-
ders.—Gen. McClellan's Plans and Correspondence with the Pres-
Advance of the Army of the Potomac.—The Thirty-third taking
up the line of march.-Flint Hill.-General McClellan decides to
move on Richmond by way of the Peninsula.—Embarkation of
the Thirty-third at Alexandria.-Embarkation Scene.-Mount
Vernon.-The Monitor.- Arrival at Fortress Monroe.-Agreeable
change of the climate.-Hampton.-Reconnoissance to Watt's
Creek.-Rebel Epistolary Literature. -Bathers shelled by the
rebel gunboat Teaser.-Building a Redoubt, .............. 56
Continued Arrival of Troops.—Advance of the Army of the Penin-
sula.—Arrival of the Regiment at Young's Mills.-An Aged
Contraband.--Lee's Mills,— The Various Companies of the Thirty-
third ordered to the Front.-Caisson struck by a rebel Ball. -
Continued Firing of the Enemy.-Falling back of the National
Forces.--Heavy Rain Storm.--The Beef Brigade.--Enemy's
Fortifications. -- Troublesome Insects. -- Night Skirmishing. -
Celerity of the Pay naaster's Movements.---Evacuation of York-
town.-Early information of the fact brought to Col. Corning
by Contrabands.--The Rebel Works taken possession of,... 76
Battle of Williamsburg, .....
Williamsburg --Condition of the Roads.--Pamunkey River.--
Contrabands.--Arrival of General Franklin,.............. 94
Battle of Mechanicsville, .....
Proximity to the Rebels.-Colonel Taylor fired at by a Sharp-
shooter.-Picket Skirmishing.–Building a Bridge.—Position of
Affairs. — General McClellan Reconnoitring.--He writes to the
President.-Lee's Plans.-Second Battle of Mechanicsville.-
Shelling the Thirty-third's Camp.-Battle of Gaines' Farm.-
A Retreat to the James decided upon, ....... ........... 118
Battle of Golden's Farm,
The Retreat Commenced.—The Thirty-third one of the last Regi-
ments to Leave. -Savage's Station.-Destruction of Property.
General Davidson Sun-struck, ...........
A Tedious Night March.-White Oak Swamp.-Sudden Attack
by the Enemy.-Narrow Escape of General Smith.-A Cowardly
The Enemy Out-generaled.- Arrival at Malvern Hills.—The
Thirty-third assigned to Picket Duty.- Battle of Malvern.-
Arrival at Harrison's Landing.–General McClellan's Address.-
Building a Fort.-Slashing Timber,........ ......... 148
Arrival of Reinforcements.–Visit of President Lincoln.--Attack
by the Enemy.-Reconnoissance to Malvern Hills.-A Deserter
drummed out of Camp.-A change of base decided upon. — Re-
turn March to Fortress Monroe.-Scenes by the way....... 159
Abandonment of the Peninsula.-Arrival at Acquia Creek.-
Diseinbarkation at Alexandria.-Pope's Operations.-Death of
Generals Stevens and Kearney.--Retreat to the Fortifications.--
Responsibility for the Disaster.-Fitz-John Porter......... 165
General MeClellan Restored to Command.-Re-organization of the
Army.-Advance of the Enemy into Maryland.—March from
Washington.—Battle of Crampton's Pass.-Harper's Ferry Sur-
The Battle of Antietam,....
Appearance of the Field after the strife.- Union Losses and
Captures.-Bravery of the Raw Levies.—The Thirty-third com-
plimented by the Brigade Commander. .......
. CHAPTER XXII.
Pennsylvania Militia.- Visit of the President.-Beautiful Scenery
along the Potomac.- Harper's Ferry. — “Jefferson's Rock." 202
Hagerstown.- Martinsburg.— A New Campaign.— Return of
Colonel Taylor.- Crossing the river at Berlin. — Appearance
of the Country. Loyal Quakers.— Removal of General McClel.
lan.- His Farewell Address.- Causes of his Popularity.... 207
Gen. McClellan's Departure.--Gen. Burnside's Address.- March to
Fredericksburg.--Reasons for choosing this Route.--Randolph Es-
tate.-Failure of the Pontoons to Arrive.--Stafford Court House,
--The Thirty-third preparing Winter Quarters.-Scouting Par.
ties.--The Ashby Family.
Completion of the Potomac Creek Bridge.-An interesting relic
of Virginia Aristocracy.-General Burnside determines to cross
the river.-March of the Sixth Corps.-White-Oak Church,..228
Laying of the Bridges. — A solemn scene. — Bombardment of
Fredericksburg: - Gallantry of the Seventh Michigan and other
Regiments.- Crossing of the left Grand Division. ........ 236
Battle of Fredericksburg,.....
Events succeeding the Battle. — A North Carolina Deserler.-
The Bernard Estate.- Re-crossing the River.--The Thirty.
third in its Old Camp.-- Families on the Picket Line.--A
Courageous Female.— Changes in the Regiment. ......... 251
Another Advance.- The Army stalled in mud.- Removal of Gen.
eral Burnside.— General Hooker succeeds him.- Character of
the two men.-General Franklin relieved, and General Smith
transferred to the 9th Army Corps. — His Parting Address.-
Colonel Taylor assigned to a Brigade.- A Contraband Prayer
Meeting.–Sanitary Condition of the Army, .............. 261