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Doc. 126.-General Lee's order in reference, to operations in Virginia, in 1862. headquarters army of Northern Virginia, February 28, 1863. General orders, No. 29. The General Commanding announces to the army the series of successes of the cavalry of Northern Virginia during the winter months, in spite of the obstacles of almost impassable roads, limited forage, and inclement weather. 1. About the first of December, General Hampton, with a detachment of his brigade, crossed the Upper Rappahannock, surprised two squadrons of Union cavalry, captured several commissioned officers, and about one hundred men, with their horses, arms, colors, and accoutrements, without loss on his part. 2. On the fourth of December, under the direction of Colonel Beale and Major Waller, with a detachment of sixty dismounted men of the Ninth Virginia cavalry, Gen. William F. Lee's brigade crossed the Rappahannock below Port Royal, in skiffs, attacked the enemy's cavalry pickets, captured f
omplished both, through the zeal and vigilance of my gunboat captains mentioned above, and the quick perception and rapid execution of Commander Worden, who has thus added to his already brilliant services. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, S. F. Du Pont, Rear Admiral, Commanding South-Atlantic Blockading Squadron. Hon. Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D. C. Commander Worden's report. United States iron-clad Montauk, Ogeechee River, Georgia, February 28, 1863. sir: I have the honor to report that yesterday evening the enemy's steamer Nashville was observed by me in motion, above the battery known as Fort McAllister. A reconnoissance immediately made proved that in moving up the river she had grounded in that part of the river known as the Seven Miles' Reach. Believing that I could, by approaching close to the battery, reach and destroy her with my battery, I moved up at daylight this morning, accompanied by the blockading fleet in thes
Doc. 146.-battle at Murfreesboro, Tenn. Lieut.-General Polk's official report. headquarters Polk's corps D'Armer, army of Tennessee, Shelbyville, February 28, 1863. To Colonel G. W. Brent, A. A.G.: sir: I have the honor to submit the following official report of the operations of my corps in the battles on Stone River in front of Murfreesboro. One of my brigades, that of Gen. Maney, was on outpost duty in front of Stewart's Creek, and, with a cavalry brigade under Gen. Wheeler, was held in observation. The enemy made a general forward movement on the twenty-sixth in their immediate front, and they were ordered to retire slowly upon the line of battle which the General Commanding had decided to adopt on Stone River, a short distance from Murfreesboro. On the evening of the twenty-eighth my brigade struck their tents and retired their baggage-trains to the rear, and on the morning of the twenty-ninth they were placed in line of battle. As the brigades composing