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n near Middleburg, on the 19th of June, a sharp skirmish took place, in which the First, Fourth and Fifth cavalry were participants. At Upperville, on the 21st of June, the two cavalry forces joined in severe saber-to-saber conflicts, and the day was one of repeated and varying combat. The First North Carolina had a hand-to-hand fight with the First United States dragoons, and, Colonel Baker says, broke them by the charge. The Fifth and Fourth were heavily set upon in the rear, and Col. P. G. Evans severely wounded. On the 27th, at Fairfax Court House, the First North Carolina had, as General Stuart reported, a spirited encounter with and chase after a detachment of Federal cavalry denominated Scott's Nine Hundred, killing, wounding and capturing the greater portion, among them several officers; also horses, arms and equipments. The First North Carolina cavalry lost its major in the first onset—Maj. John H. Whitaker—an officer of distinction and great value to us. The North C
nt, the four North Carolina cavalry regiments that had followed Stuart in his long raid into Pennsylvania, participating in the battles at Sykesville, Littleton, Hanover, Hunterstown and Gettysburg, bore themselves with their usual gallantry. These four were the First, Colonel Baker; the Second, Lieut.-Col. C. M. Andrews; the Fourth, Colonel Ferebee, and the Fifth, commanded by Lieut.-Col. J. B. Gordon, of the First regiment, after the mortal wounding of its brave and soldierly colonel, Peter G. Evans. Chambliss' brigade, to which the Second cavalry belonged,, although reduced to a skeleton, made, in co-operation with General Robertson's two regiments, the Fourth and Fifth, what General Stuart called a gallantly executed charge. General Stuart specially praised a repulse of the Federals by Colonel Gordon, commanding a fragment of the Fifth North Carolina cavalry. On the 8th, the First regiment of cavalry and the other regiments of Hampton's brigade, commanded, after General Hamp