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The Daily Dispatch: June 2, 1862., [Electronic resource] 7 1 Browse Search
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e. Brigade Headquarters,Third Brigade Tennessee Volunteers. May 27th, 1862. At a meeting of the officers of this Brigade, at Brigade Headquarters, on motion of Lieut. Col. Howard, Brig. Gen. R. Hatton was called to the Chair, and Captain Hickman Johnson was appointed Secretary. The object of the meeting was announced to be the adoption of appropriate resolutions concerning the recent resignation of General Samuel R. Anderson, of Tennessee, as Brigadier of this command: Whereupon th the patriotic prayer of his farewell address for a speedy and successful termination of the unholy war which is being waged against us, and that we return to him the blessing he would bestow upon our own heads that he may be permitted to return to family and friends in a country no longer desecrated by an infamous foe. Resolved, That a copy of these proceedings be forwarded to Gen. Anderson, and also published in the Richmond Dispatch and Knoxville Register. Hickman Johnson, Sec'y.
ly on all hands. day at early dawn, we were again to pay Gen. Banks a visit, who mped at Strasburg, twelve miles dis after reconnoitering for several hours, by's cavalry marched down the road to Middletown, which is six miles in Strasburg, and Gen. Ewell's command road to Newtown, twelve miles in Strasburg. At 2 o'clock a courier re at Banks was on the retreat, and had Middletown, but that two regiments of were still left behind at Strasburg Middletown as a baggage guard. Johnson's division, under the of Brigadier-General Elsey, was at down the road to Middletown, in the enemy. On our march we met after detachment of Ashby's men and horses. Among one of the of prisoners, about twenty in number, woman, mounted. When we came to we found hosts of prisoner the road blockaded with dead and , and wagons heavy ladened with &c., together with dead and Yankees. our column for about eleven we halted for a few hours. We at Banks had passed the road to th
that the foe "retired" three miles to enjoy it undisturbed! Expecting a resumption of hostilities on Sunday, every preparation was made therefore, and at an early hour, the enemy commenced to advance down the York River Railroad; but Gen. Mahone's Brigade (of Huger's command) met them, and gallantly drove them backwards again, although manfully attempting to regain the position lost the evening before. We are sorry to add that in this engagement, the 3d Alabama lost Col. Lomax, and Adj. Johnson, while the 12th Virginia (and Richmond Grays particularly) lost many valuable men. The 9th Virginia did not act so well as usual! The enemy were particularly active with artillery and accurately shelled the ambulance train on the York River road. Operations along the line yesterday, were not of very important nature, the enemy being intent upon preparing for their main attack to-day, (Monday.) We are sorry to say that our officers suffered severely in the two days operations, and a