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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 21: beginning of the War in Southeastern Virginia. (search)
Eleventh Indiana Regiment, 516. expedition to Romney planned, 517. skirmish at Romney Bridge, 518.by a victory obtained over insurgent troops at Romney, in Hampshire County, Northwestern Virginia, aUnionists, for there was an insurgent force at Romney, only a day's march south from Cumberland, sai New Creek Station, westward of Cumberland, to Romney, a distance of twenty-three miles. That road h train took them to New Creek, where Wallace Romney battle-ground. in this view are seen Romneybrow of the hill beyond is seen the village of Romney. and eight hundred of his command left the cars, and pushed on toward Romney in the darkness, following their guides, one of whom was afterward cost fatiguing march, and they did not get near Romney until about eight o'clock in the morning. Jung that at a hundred points on the road between Romney and New Creek a small force might ruin or rout 11, 1861. This dash on the insurgents at Romney had a salutary effect. It inspirited the loya[1 more...]
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 22: the War on the Potomac and in Western Virginia. (search)
i, June 3. and, just as this movement had fairly the blow struck by Wallace at Romney June 11, 1861. had filled them with alarm. Johnston clearly perceived that heportant were occurring in Northwestern Virginia. For a month after the dash on Romney, June 11, 1861. Colonel Wallace and his regiment were placed in an important a found that Wallace had fallen back to Cumberland, they took heart, advanced to Romney, four thousand strong, under Colonel McDonald-infantry, cavalry, and artillery emained at that place until evening, when they turned southward and hastened to Romney. Wallace returned to Cumberland, and was joyfully received. He appealed to bo. a spirited affair occurred near Frankfort, on the road between Cumberland and Romney, in which thirteen picked men of the regiment, mounted on the thirteen impressele force at that place, and had outlying detachments at Bealington, Buckhannon, Romney, and Philippi. Ex-Governor Henry A. Wise, with a brigadier's commission, had b