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Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 2 0 Browse Search
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t Early's whole army had followed us from Fisher's Hill, in concert with Anderson and Fitzhugh Lee from Front Royal, and the two columns joined near Winchester the morning of the 18th. That day I moved the Sixth Corps by way of Clifton to Flowing Spring, two and a half miles west of Charlestown, on the Smithfield pike; and Emory, with Dwight's and Grover's divisions (Grover's having joined that morning from Washington), to a position about the same distance south of Charlestown, on the Berrly maintained till the 21st, when the enemy, throwing a heavy force across the Opequon by the bridge at Smithfield, drove in my cavalry pickets to Summit Point, and followed up with a rapid advance against the position of the Sixth Corps near Flowing Spring. A sharp and obstinate skirmish with a heavy picket-line of the Sixth Corps grew out of this manoeuvre, and resulted very much in our favor, but the quick withdrawal of the Confederates left no opportunity for a general engagement. It seems
er about sundown, and driving out General Torbert, who was left there with Wilson and Lowell, and the Jersey brigade of the Sixth corps. Wilson and Lowell fell back to Summit Point, and the Jersey brigade joined its corps at the crossing of the Opequan. Kershaw's division, and two brigades of Fitz Lee's cavalry division, which was the force at Front Royal, joined Early at Winchester, I think, on the evening of the seventeenth. On the eighteenth the Sixth corps moved, via Clifton, to Flowing Spring, two miles and a half west of Charlestown, on the Smithfield pike; Emory about two miles and a half south of Charlestown, on the Berryville pike; Merritt came back to Berryville; Wilson remained at Summit Point, covering the crossing of Opequan creek as far north as the bridge at Smithfield; Merritt covering the crossing of the Berryville pike; Crook remained near Clifton, and the next day moved to the left of Emory. This position was maintained until the twenty-first, when the enemy
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Index. (search)
1; 135-A; 149, D4; 171 Florence, Ky. 103, 2; 141, A1; 151, C12; 153, C13 Florence, Mo. 135-A Florence, S. C. 76, 2; 135-A Florida (State) 145-147; 162-171 Expedition to, Feb. 5-22, 1864 53, 3 Mobile (Ala.) Campaign, 1865 110, 1 Fort Pickens, May 27, 1861 5, 6 Florida, Department of (U) Boundaries 163; 164 Florida Expedition, Feb. 5-22, 1864: Olustee, or Ocean Pond, Fla., Feb. 20, 1864 53, 3 Florida, Mo. 152, B6 Flowing Spring, W. Va. 42, 1; Skirmish, Aug. 21, 1864. See Welch's Spring, W. Va. Floyd, La. 155, B6 Floyd's Spring, Ga. 48, 1; 57, 1; 58, 1 Folly Island, S. C. 4, 1; 23, 6;38, 2; 131, 1; 139, H4; 144, D14 Forest Hill, Va. 74, 1 Forge Bridge, Va. 22, 1; 92, 1; 100, 1 Forsyth, Mo. 119, 1; 135-A; 153, C1; 160, D14; 171 Fort Furnace, Va. 100, 1 Fosterville, Tenn. 30, 2; 34, 3;135-A; 149, A7 Fourche Bayou, Ark. 25, 3;154, C3 Engagement, Sept. 1