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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 159 5 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 2. 85 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 82 8 Browse Search
Maj. Jed. Hotchkiss, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 3, Virginia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 70 0 Browse Search
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson 48 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 44 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 36 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 35 1 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 34 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 34 0 Browse Search
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ur cavalry against the James River canal, and by crossing the river cut off the Southside railroad, thus cutting off the enemy from its chief source of supplies. The more extended plan, of moving on Lynchburg by the valley route from Staunton, or through the Piedmont counties of Nelson and Amherst, directly from Charlottesville, was discussed, but left for consideration after the first part of the programme should be accomplished. The occupation of Harrisonburg, the flank movement on Port Republic, the brilliant and decisive victory at Piedmont, and the junction with the forces under Crook and Averell, at Staunton, have all been described in a former report. The result of the battle at Piedmont was the virtual annihilation of the enemy's military power in West Virginia and the valley of the Shenandoah. All the country west of the Blue Ridge was at our mercy. As this country was the source from which the enemy drew its principal supplies of meat, grain, forage, salt, lead, and
n James, Assistant Quartermaster at Fortress Monroe, who rendered me important aid with the utmost alacrity. I enclose the report of Captain Harris, of the Mosswood, who was sent to patrol the Rappahannock during our operations on the north side of the river. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, S. H. Roberts, Colonel One Hundred and Thirty-ninth N. Y. Vols., Comd'g. Brigadier-General J. A. Rawlins, Chief of Staff to Lieutenant-General Commanding. U. S. A. Gunboat Mosswood, White House, Va., March 14, 1865. Captain: In compliance with orders received from General Roberts, on the eleventh instant, I proceeded up the Rappahannock river as far as Urbanna, where I awaited the arrival of the other gunboats. During the night I picked up a darkey, who informed me that the enemy had three pieces of artillery near Lowry's Point. On the morning of the twelfth instant, I was signalled by the steamer Morse, that she had been attacked by a shore battery. I immediately got under w
rrisonburg, and move over the Keezeltown road to Port Republic, to which point the retreat was continued througxth Merritt's division of cavalry was ordered to Port Republic, and Torbert to Staunton and Waynesboro to destrd in this demonstration, which he followed up to Port Republic, and I believe crossed in some force. Merritt'sy, however, advanced with his main force only to Port Republic, after which he fell back. Torbert this day tooning of the twenty-eighth Merritt was ordered to Port Republic to open communication with General Torbert, but same night was directed to leave small forces at Port Republic and Swift-run gap, and proceed with the balance d. On the first of October Merritt reoccupied Port Republic, and the Sixth and Nineteenth corps were moved bral Devin), was in the direction of Keselton and Port Republic. The next day (twenty-sixth) the Second divisivision, was ordered to move in the direction of Port Republic and join Brevet Brigadier-General Devin's brigad