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McClellan's Progression Toward Richmond
April 1862


                          By   JOSEPH RYAN

  The War In The East

McClellan Arrives at Hampton Road

Fort Monroe Fort Wool


Old Point Comfort and Fort Monroe:

General McClellan's Staging Area

Fort Monroe




April 4, 1862

McClellan's Left Wing, under Keyes and Heintzelman,

Arrives at Young's Mill



April 6, 1862

McClellan's Left Wing Advances to Lee's Mills, at the Mouth of the Warwick River



The Confederate Line from Warwick River to Yorktown


McClellan's Right Wing Brings Up Parrott Guns to Wormley Creek



From Fort Monroe to Richmond

 Fort Monroe to Richmond


At The Same Time McClellan Is Laying Siege to Yorktown,

Sidney Johnston Is Battling Grant At Shiloh