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s have thus been driven out of this Department. I respectfully commend Col. S. S. Carroll to your notice. He is a most efficient and gallant officer. Lieuts. H. G. Armstrong, A. A.G., and Fitz-James O'Brien, Aid-de-Camp, joined me in the charge by which the rebel officers were captured, and confidence restored, after the caval mission and follow their General to victory. His appeal was answered by one private named John Cannon, a Virginia refugee. Gen. Lander charged, followed by Major Armstrong, Assistant Adjutant-General; Fitz-James O'Brien, the well-known poet of his staff; and Major Bannister, Paymaster U. S.A., who had volunteered for the expeditont, as an escort. The expenses and burial charges will be paid. Had the man lived, he would have received promotion. By command of Brig.-Gen. Lander. H. G. Armstrong, A. A.A. G. It is said that Gen. Lander still maintains that cavalry is one of the most effective arms to use in this country, and believes, if he had no
o acted as one of my orderlies, is worthy of commendation for bravery and self-possession on the field. Many instances of individual daring occurred that are worthy of mention, but where all acted their part so nobly, comparisons seem invidious. I cannot forbear citing two instances to which my attention has been called by the commanders of regiments. Corporal Smith, of company E, Seventeenth Illinois, distinguished himself by great personal bravery in skirmishing with the enemy. Corporal Armstrong, of company H, Eleventh. Illinois, when the color-sergeant of the regiment was shot down, and the colors fell, rushed to the spot and seizing the flag, bore it from the field amid a storm of balls. The flag itself was riddled with shot. In order to a due appreciation of the courage, endurance, and fortitude of the men by whom this victory has been won, it must be borne in mind that they marched from Fort Henry without transportation, or tents, or rations, except what they carried,
ll, Commanding Shields' division. headquarters Shields' division, camp near Strasburgh, Va., March 26, 1862. Major H. G. Armstrong, A. A. A. General: sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of the battle which was fought near Wif his ability, and a copy of the same will be furnished Capt. Ambrose Thompson. By command of Brig.-General Shields. H. G. Armstrong, Major Fifth Ohio Volunteers, and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General. Governor Curtin's official order. Headrything had been arranged to his satisfaction. The same shell killed an artilleryman near him, and barely missed Major H. G. Armstrong, Assistant Adjutant-General. The General, divining the attack of the enemy to be only a ruse to make him show hi The following is a list of officers of Gen. Shields' staff who were present and participated in the battle: Major H. G. Armstrong, O. V., Assistant Adjutant-General. Major R. C. Shriver, Capt. E. D. Mason, 0. V., Lieut. J. S. Jones, O. V.,
thorities as soldiers by profession, who have shown themselves amply fit for higher offices of usefulness. I also return my thanks to Colonels B. F. Smith, T. T. Crittenden, and H. M. Buckley, Lieut.-Colonels E. A. Parrott, W. W. Berry, and H. Prather, and Majors E. B. Langdon, J. L. Treanor and A. H. Abbott. Lieut.-Col. Parrott was on detached service at the time, but joined his regiment during the action, and remained with it to the close. I also acknowledge my great obligations to Lieuts. Armstrong and Rousseau, my regular Aids; to E. F. Jewett, Esq., of Ohio, volunteer Aid, and to Lieut. John Wickliffe, of the Second Kentucky cavalry, acting Aid during the battle, for valuable services in the field. Accompanying this report you have a list of casualties incident to the battle, and also the reports of the various commanders of battalions and regiments of the brigade. I am, General, very respectfully, your obedient servant, Lovell H. Rousseau, Brigadier-General Commanding.