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ing to delays incident to heavy rains, General Ewell's corps did not leave its ground until the 5th. On the 6th, Buford's cavalry, subsequently reinforced by Kilpatrick, moved on Williamsport to destroy the Confederate trains. This attack was met by Imboden's small cavalry command, reinforced by the Fifty-fourth North Carolina been sent to escort prisoners. These forces completely repulsed the Federal cavalry in a spirited fight. General Buford says in his report: Just before dark, Kilpatrick's troops gave way, passing to my rear by the right, and were closely followed by the enemy. After this, Buford ordered his forces to withdraw. Colonel Murchis killed and 15 wounded. At Hagerstown, on the same day, Stuart's cavalry and portions of Iverson's North Carolina brigade were engaged in a hot conflict with Kilpatrick's cavalry division. In this engagement, the four North Carolina cavalry regiments that had followed Stuart in his long raid into Pennsylvania, participating in
e county, Va., on September 22, 1863, Hampton's division of cavalry joined battle with Davies' and Custer's brigades of Kilpatrick's cavalry division. Custer's brigade was commanded by Colonel Stagg. Hampton's division was composed of three brigadedenominated by the Confederate troopers, the Buckland Races, occurred on the 18th. General Stuart, who was in front of Kilpatrick's division, received a note from General Fitzhugh Lee stating that he was moving to join his commander, and suggesting nd rear while Stuart attacked in front. General Stuart's report tells the sequel: This plan proved highly successful. Kilpatrick followed me cautiously until I reached the point in question, when the sound of artillery toward Buckland indicating thckland, the horses going at full speed the whole distance. General Stuart quotes from a Northern writer, who speaks of Kilpatrick's retreat as the deplorable spectacle of the cavalry dashing hatless and panic-stricken through the ranks of the infant
e attack of 306 North Carolina horsemen upon Kilpatrick's cavalry at Atlee's station near Richmond. On the 28th of February, General Kilpatrick was ordered by the Federal government to take 3,000 cavdamage as time and means would allow. General Kilpatrick, acting upon his orders, moved so rapidl disclosed. By a feigned attack at Ashland, Kilpatrick succeeded in throwing the Confederates off h Confederates were reinforcing in his front, Kilpatrick felt that an attack would end in a bloody faanicsville. However, from scouts and spies, Kilpatrick learned that night that the entire availableset out. Just, however, as they started, General Kilpatrick was informed by Colonel Sawyer, commandien in on the road from Hanover Court House. Kilpatrick's report continues: A few moments later he (mmotion on that dark, sleety night, and made Kilpatrick give up his last chance of accomplishing his on the main body. General Hampton reports: Kilpatrick immediately moved his division off at a gall
r, 1863, he was promoted brigadier-general and assigned to command of the North Carolina cavalry brigade, with which he defeated the enemy at Bethsaida church October 10th, and at Culpeper Court House, and took a prominent part in the fight at Auburn, where Colonel Ruffin was killed and he was painfully wounded, but continued, by his brave example and marked ability, to control the field, and two days after commanded in a fight on Bull run. He led the center in the Buckland races, driving Kilpatrick before him, and during the Mine Run campaign took an active part, his horse being shot under him at Parker's store. In the memorable campaign of May, 1864, Gordon's outposts were the first to meet the enemy as he crossed the Rapidan, and he fought against Grant's army until the battle lines were drawn at Spottsylvania, when the cavalry hastened to cut off Sheridan's raid upon Richmond. On the 11th Stuart fell at Yellow Tavern, and Gordon, having defeated the enemy at Ground Squirrel chu