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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter
: the 22 War on the Potomac and in Western Virginia. (search)
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 1: The Opening Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Engagements of the
Civil War with losses on both sides - December, 1860 (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.66 (search)
The fight at Kelley's Island.interesting particulars.death of Capt. Richard Ashby. We copy the following interesting particulars of the skirmish which took place at Kelley's Island, near RomneyKelley's Island, near Romney, on Saturday, the 29th ult., from the Winchester Republican.--It is with much regret that we find in the postscript attached, the announcement of the death of that gallant here, Capt. Richard Ashby,
is command, and proceeded in the direction of the Depot.
On reaching the railroad opposite Kelley's Island, he divided his command into two parties, taking 7 men with himself, and proceeded up the r e men, and being informed by a woman that there had been a fight below, be advanced to ward Kelley's Island where the enemy were secreted, in what numbers he could not tell, as they were behind the d rown open to him, and every tongue will bid him welcome.
Thus ended the great right at Kelley's Island, where the two Ashbys, with seventeen men, completely routed seventy U. S. Dragoons.