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Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 6 2 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 4 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 3 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 1 1 Browse Search
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, Hancock, and Sedgwick. Sedgwick being an old dragoon, came to renew his former associations with mounted troops, and to encourage me, as he jestingly said, because of the traditional preju- first brigade. Colonel Timothy M. Bryan, Jr. First Connecticut Major Erastus Blakeslee. Second New York, Colonel Otto Harhaus. Fifth New York, Lieutenant-Colonel John Hammond. Eighteenth Pennsylvania, Lieutenant-Colonel William P. Brinton. Second brigade. Colonel George H. Chapman. Third Indiana, Major William Patton. Eighth New York, Lieutenant-Colonel William H. Benjamin. First Vermont, Lieutenant-Colonel Addison W. Preston. artillery. Horse Artillery, First Brigade. Captain John M. Robinson. New York Light Artillery, 6th Battery, Captain Joseph W. Martin. Second U. S. Artillery, Batteries B and L, Lieutenant Edward Heaton. Second U. S. Artillery, Battery D, Lieutenant Edward B. Williston. Second U. S. Artillery, Battery M, Lieutenant Alex. C. M. Pennington. Fourth U. S. Artillery, Battery A, L
of Red Bud Run, and swept around Gordon, toward the right of Breckenridge, who, with two of Wharton's brigades, was holding a line at right angles with the Valley pike for the protection of the Confederate rear. Early had ordered these two brigades back from Stephenson's depot in the morning, purposing to protect with them his right flank and line of retreat, but while they were en route to this end, he was obliged to recall them to his left to meet Crook's attack. To confront Torbert, Patton's brigade of infantry and some of Fitzhugh Lee's cavalry had been left back by Breckenridge, but, with Averell on the west side of the Valley pike and Merritt on the east, Torbert began to drive this opposing force toward Winchester the moment he struck it near Stephenson's depot, keeping it on the go till it reached the position held by Breckenridge, where it endeavored to make a stand. The ground which Breckenridge was holding was open, and offered an opportunity such as seldom had be