They therefore re-embarked the troops and steamed back to Fort Monroe.
The remaining 104 were safely landed at Fort Monroe early in August.
He directed this to be sent by a swift steamer to Fort Monroe and from there by telegraph to Washington.
The first movement to Fort Monroe was the stride of a giant.
These troops will be brought to Fort Monroe and kept there on the vessels until you are heard from.
McClellan marched his army to Fort Monroe, and there embarked it by divisions for the same destination.
Any place would be better than Fort Monroe, with Butler in command.
A large number of vessels had been collected at Fort Monroe, to be used as ferry-boats when the army should reach the James.
Captain Woolsey gave us a boat with twelve oars, under the command of a midshipman, to carry us to Fort Monroe.
The water schooner was captured, but the "Express" arrived safely at Fort Monroe.