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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 286 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 82 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 82 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 64 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 64 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 58 24 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 54 0 Browse Search
Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 47 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 38 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 37 1 Browse Search
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n. Brisk cavalry fighting. 12 P. M., moved to right about one mile and lay until daylight of the 12th. August 12. Took the road, reaching Strasburg about 10, and immediately formed into line — still fighting — the enemy appear to provoke a battle. They can now get one, but it is awful hot for such work. Privates Roddy and Kelley in from hospital, Just had fixed to cook. Ordered into line again. No shade. J. W. McCullough gave me pistol scabbard — drew tobacco — dark. Moved to Fisher's Hill. 1 P. M., Legion put on picket. Battalion as vedettes. A raid on roasting ears.. August 13.--Awful hot. Made a glorious breakfast of corn. Moved to extreme right in woods as pickets — country rough and mountainous — like our position. Fighting going on around ; as yet, we are not in. Think the Yanks getting around us, up the other valley. 2 P. M — The enemy appear in beautiful order on hights near Strasburg, evidently to turn our left. If they keep on, in a few minutes we
necessary to visit General Sheridan before giving him orders. Early on the morning of the nineteenth General Sheridan attacked General Early at the crossing of the Opequan creek, and after a most sanguinary and bloody battle, lasting until five o'clock in the evening, defeated him with heavy loss, carrying his entire position from Opequan creek to Winchester, capturing several thousand prisoners and five pieces of artillery. The enemy rallied and made a stand in a strong position at Fisher's Hill, where he was attacked and again defeated with heavy loss on the twentieth. Sheridan pursued him with great energy through Harrisonburg, Staunton, and the gaps of the Blue Ridge. After stripping the Upper Valley of most of the supplies and provisions for the rebel army, he returned to Strasburg, and took position on the north side of Cedar creek. Having received considerable reinforcements, General Early again returned to the valley, and, on the ninth of October, his cavalry encount
ar, or, in case of my driving the enemy to Fisher's hill, and taking position in his front, this sa continued his retreat during the night to Fisher's hill, south of Strasburg. Fisher's hill is tconsequence of the advance of the enemy to Fisher's Hill, it was recalled to await the development ermined to go, believing that the enemy at Fisher's Hill could not accomplish much; and as I had corly on the nineteenth, moved silently from Fisher's Hill, through Strasburg, pushed a heavy turningeen captured, the road from Cedar creek to Fisher's Hill, a distance of over three miles, being litOpequan September 19 213 1,424 48 1,685   Fisher's Hill September 22 24 210 3 237   Cedar Creek Oe overtaken posted in a strong position at Fisher's Hill, above Strasburg, Virginia. The infantry at day news was received of the victory at Fisher's Hill, and directions to make up the Luray valleld find no enemy outside of their lines on Fisher's Hill. October seventeenth.--Just before dayl[15 more...]