Battle of Kelleysville, March 17th, 1863-Reports of Generals J. E. B. Stuart and Fitz. Lee.
[The following reports were published in 1863, but are so rare as to be accessible to but few. We are confident, therefore, that many of our readers wil Lee's command in action being less than 800.
I have the honor to be, very respectfully, Your obedient servant, J. E. B. Stuart, Maj.-Gen. Commanding.
Headquarters Lee's cavalry brigade, March 23d, 1863. General R. H. Chilton, A. A. & I. Gen' officers — a heavy loss to their regiments and country.
In conclusion, I desire especially to state that Major-General J. E. B. Stuart joined me before the fight commenced; was on the field the whole day, assisted immensely by his sagacious cou the loss of the noble Pelham of his staff — an officer of the brightest promise for the future.
Major Terrill of General Stuart's staff, besides being active on the field, assisted the gallant Brethed in the management of the artillery.