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ith his advance at Aquia creek on the Potomac, and strengthening Leesburg, under command of Colonel Hunton, with several regiments of infantry and companies of cavalry and artillery, to protect that tinsburg, to reinforce Patterson. The Confederate force opposing him was mainly that under Col. Eppa Hunton, in observation at Leesburg. On June 16th, Col. Maxcy Gregg, with the First South Carolime 2,500 men, under Brig.-Gen. T. H. Holmes. Beauregard had a small advanced outpost, under Colonel Hunton, at Leesburg, watching the fords of the upper Potomac east of the Blue ridge; another at Fait, and the Seventh Georgia still farther to the left. Hampton's legion of South Carolinians and Hunton's Eighth Virginia, which had also been called up from Cocke, were placed in the rear of Jackson'tinguished, were Munford, Kirkland, Kershaw, Rodes, Featherston, Skinner, Garland, Corse, Cocke, Hunton, Withers, William Smith, Hays, Barksdale, Kemper, Wheat, Terry, Hampton, Shields, Imboden, Allen
sburg operations on the lower Potomac and east shore action at Dranesville. After the first battle of Manassas, Col. Eppa Hunton had been ordered to reoccupy Leesburg with his regiment, the Eighth Virginia; a little later Col. William Barksdale't about o a. m., that the main Federal attack would be at Ball's bluff, 4 miles northeast of Leesburg, Evans ordered Colonel Hunton, with the Eighth Virginia, to the support of Colonel Jenifer, directing him to form line of battle immediately in thwas being constantly reinforced, ordered Colonel Burt, with the Eighteenth Mississippi, to attack the Federal left, while Hunton and Jenifer attacked his front, holding the attack at Edwards' ferry in check by batteries from his intrenchments. As Co place, leaving Barksdale with his regiment, two pieces of artillery and some cavalry, as a rear guard near Leesburg, and Hunton, with his Eighth Virginia and two pieces of artillery, on the south bank of Sycolin creek, 3 miles from Leesburg, and sen
ient service whenever called on, was not at hand in this emergency, and the Federal Second corps fell upon the rear guard of the Confederate Second corps under Gordon, and captured nearly 8,000 of Lee's men, together with Generals Ewell, Kershaw, Hunton, Corse, DuBose and G. W. Custis Lee. Many of those captured were the men that Ewell had brought, from the immediate defenses of Richmond, to Lee at Amelia Court House, following the highway along the Richmond & Danville railroad. Reaching Farmds of adversity. 1 desire to call attention to the marked and excellent behavior of Generals W. H. F. Lee, Rosser, and Munford, commanding divisions. . . . The notice of the commanding general is also directed to Brig.-Gens. Henry A. Wise and Eppa Hunton, commanding infantry brigades, and who were more or less under my command until Amelia Court House was reached. The disheartening surrounding influences had no effect upon them; they kept their duty plainly in view, and they fully performed i
ajor. Eighth Cavalry regiment: Bowen, Thomas P., major, lieutenant-colonel; Cook, Alphonso P., lieutenant-colonel; Corns, James M., colonel; Edmondson, P. M., major; Fitzhugh, Henry, major, lieutenant-colonel; Jenifer, Walter H., lieutenant-colonel; Jenkins, Albert G., lieutenant-colonel. Eighth battalion Reserves: Miller, major. Eighth Infantry regiment: Berkeley, Edmund, major, lieutenant-colonel; Berkeley, Norborne, major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Berkeley, William N., major; Hunton, Eppa, colonel; Tebbs, Charles B., lieutenant-colonel; Thrift, James, major. Ninth Cavalry regiment: Beale, Richard L. T., major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Johnson, John E., colonel; Lee, William H. F., lieutenant-colonel, colonel; Lewis, Meriwether, major, lieutenant-colonel; Swann, Samuel A., major; Waller, Thomas, major, lieutenant-colonel, colonel. Ninth Infantry battalion (merged into Twenty-fifth regiment): Camden, G. D., Jr., major; Hansbrough, George W., lieutenant-colonel.
d in insurance at Richmond, Va. Brigadier-General Eppa Hunton Brigadier-General Eppa Hunton wettled in New England, but the ancestor of General Hunton removed at an early period to Lancaster cohe gallant Gen. William H. Payne. In 1849 General Hunton was elected commonwealth's attorney for Pr by Gen. Philip St. George Cocke. In 1862 General Hunton was on sick leave at Lynchburg when Lee wavern hill to retake Beauregard's position, General Hunton to take the lead toward Drewry's bluff. MDuring subsequent movements in the long siege, Hunton's brigade became separated from its division. command after the surrender. He had faced General Hunton on the Howlett house lines, and immediatel with every comfort, a courteous act which General Hunton gratefully acknowledged. On his return toealizing the dreams of its great founder. General Hunton resumed the practice of law after March 4,didacy of William J. Bryan. In appearance General Hunton is striking and impressive. He is a man o[17 more...]