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Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 306 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 192 2 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 107 7 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 103 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 27. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 90 2 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 41 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 29 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 3. 27 1 Browse Search
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tis' brigade, of the First division, on the right, and Colonel Gregg's brigade, of the Second division, on the left. General Custer went into the fight with his usual impetuosity, having his band playing patriotic airs in front, himself charging at from a state of despondency to hope and joy was so sudden that they could hardly realize it. Reaching the station, General Custer found three long trains, loaded with commissary stores, with two splendid engines, which he at once destroyed, togethl Sheridan was equal to the emergency. The enemy was already pursuing us closely in the rear. The General ordered General Custer to take his gallant brigade and carry the position. General Custer placed himself at the head of his command, and wiGeneral Custer placed himself at the head of his command, and with drawn sabre and deafening cheers, charged directly in the face of a withering fire, captured two pieces of artillery, upward of a hundred prisoners, together with caissons, ammunition and horses, which he brought off in safety. It was, without ex
Major-General Wesley Merritt, Brevet Major-General George A. Custer commanding the Third division, 2 52 Third cavalry division, Brevet Major-General George A. Custer commanding 240 4,600 One sectal. I decided upon the latter course, and General Custer's division (Third), composed of Colonels Wecognized for the mud which covered them. General Custer found General Early, as he had promised, al Rosser, the infantry occupying breastworks. Custer, without waiting for the enemy to get up his cproperty will be attached to this report. General Custer's division encamped at Brookfield, on the y the captured wagons and their contents. General Custer moved on toward Charlottesville, destroyinrying to escape from a scouting party from General Custer's division. This necessary delay forced mart of his transportation. But to resume: General Custer in the morning of the fourteenth instant w was ordered to destroy with Devin's division; Custer's main column meanwhile being held at the Negr[8 more...]
dvance. It was found necessary to order General Custer's division, which was marching in the rearision, were ordered to attack at once, and General Custer was directed to bring up two of his brigadhest commendation. Generals Crook, Merritt, Custer, and Devin, by their courage and ability, sust Forks, for three quarters of a mile, with General Custer's division. The enemy are in his immediatI will hold on here. Possibly they may attack Custer at daylight; if so, attack instantly and in fu divisions, General Devin on the right and General Custer on the left; General Crook in rear. Durinve them from two lines of temporary works; General Custer guiding his advance on the Widow Gilliam's move to the left to Deatonsville, followed by Custer's and Devin's divisions of General Merritt's cneral Devin coming up, went in on the right of Custer. The fighting continued till after dark, and enemy, when a white flag was presented to General Custer, who had the advance, and who sent the inf[4 more...]
d with the balance of his command (his own and Custer divisions) to Piedmont, swing around from that the vicinity of Woodstock, when they attacked Custer's division and harassed it as far as Louis broo transfer Custer to the right at once, as he (Custer) and Merritt, from being on the right in the mnd the First brigade, First division (Brigadier-General Custer), to cross at Harper's Ferry, Virginiwenty-seventh started a regiment with Brigadier-General Custer to join his command at Piedmont. At the return of the regiment sent with Brigadier-General Custer, notifying me of an attempt by the enrt for duty to Major-General Sherman. Brigadier-General Custer was relieved from the command of the ons of cavalry (Brigadier-Generals Merritt and Custer) were disposed on the line of the North river, of the army, and the Third division (Brigadier-General Custer) on the right of the army. The Secon miles to the right of the infantry. Brigadier-General Custer sent reconnoissances out on the back [51 more...]