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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Pennsylvania. (search)
d been in the habit of coming in contact with them. Accustomed to marching, not burdened with heavy loads—for they carried only a blanket, some cartridges, and a little bread—sleeping in the open air, relying upon the resources of the country for food, Ewell's soldiers advanced rapidly toward the Valley of Virginia. His three divisions and twenty batteries, which had left Culpeper on the 10th, passed through Sperryville, Gaines' Cross-roads, and Flint Hill, crossing the Blue Ridge at Chester Gap, and, pushing beyond Front Royal, reached the banks of the Shenandoah at Cedarville on the evening of the 12th. Ewell immediately made all necessary arrangements for reaping the greatest possible benefit from the ignorance which his adversaries were still laboring under in regard to his movements. Although he had already marched fifty miles since the day previous, Rodes led his division as far as Stone Ridge, five miles farther on the direct road to Berryville. It was, in fact, a quest
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—Third winter. (search)
cending the right bank to cross Manassas or Chester Gap, and thus cut off the communications of theecides to go up the river in order to reach Chester Gap as soon as possible, this being the crossiner precedes the Federals in the neighboring Chester Gap, and easily keeps off Gamble's brigade, whving left this last village, marches toward Chester Gap; on the evening of the 21st, Ewell, with hi for help. In fact, Corse has arrived in Chester Gap as Gamble is returning to dispute the possein dislodging Law from his position, and at Chester Gap Wofford's brigade repels still more promptl, before the Third corps has encumbered the Chester Gap road. Day dawns, and the morning is being arch, already ascends the eastern slopes of Chester Gap, where Benning will soon rejoin it. Thosfollowing the remainder of the army through Chester Gap. His resolution has been immediately takensingle Confederate corps has passed through Chester Gap, and comes to the conclusion that the two o[6 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Addenda by the editor (search)
om Woodgrove, the former going to Bloomfield, and the latter to Upperville; the Fifth corps, from a point on the Purcellville and Philomont road, via Union, to Panther Skin Creek; the Sixth corps, from Wheatland to near Beaver Dam; the Eleventh corps, from near Hamilton, via Mount Gilead, to Mountville; and the Twelfth corps, from near Hillsboroa,via Woodgrove, to Snickersville. Buford's cavalry division moved from near Rector's Cross-roads to Rectortown, Gamble's brigade going thence to Chester Gap, Devin's brigade to Salem, and Merritt's brigade to Manassas Gap. McIntosh's brigade, of Gregg's cavalry division, reached Purcellville, and marched thence to Hillsboroa. Huey's and J. I. Gregg's brigades, of same division, moved from Lovettsville to Goose Creek. July 21. Huey's and J. I. Gregg's brigades, of D. McM. Gregg's cavalry division, moved from Goose Creek to Bull Run. Kelley's command, Department of West Virginia, recrossed the Potomac from Maryland into Virginia at Che