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y large force had descended on the guard at Front Royal, Col. Kenly, First Maryland regiment, commadirection to explore the roads leading from Front Royal to Strasburgh, Middletown, Newtown, and Win been previously ordered to reconnoitre the Front Royal road, to ascertain the position of the enemur supplies were thus saved. The stores at Front Royal, of which I had no knowledge until my visitester; Surgeon Mitchell, First Maryland, at Front Royal; Surgeon Adolphus, Best's battery, United So the different brigades that the news from Front Royal was very unfavorable, with orders to preparbove. The remnant saved from the battle at Front Royal had retreated upon the road which connects . Kenly's regiment was suddenly attacked at Front Royal, ten miles east of Strasburgh, and was prethat Jackson, by advancing by the road from Front Royal to Winchester, would be in our rear. At elabout the same time that Jackson would from Front Royal on the converging road. In the march, our [11 more...]
the sixteenth day of May from Strasburgh to Front Royal, with instructions to retain the troops undGeary's command, and to protect the town of Front Royal and the railroad and bridges between that t of the enemy in the Valley of Virginia. Front Royal is in itself an indefensible position. Twostating that the rebels had taken the town--Front Royal. Our camp was about a mile and a quarter ftwo doing picket duty a short distance from Front Royal, and one on provost duty in the town of FroFront Royal. A number of our men in this company were killed by the citizens of the town of Front Roy the Shenandoah, May 27, 1862. We got to Front Royal, where we met the First Maryland regiment, ed more prisoners, at a little town between Front Royal and Strasburgh, on the railroad. In all we took nine hundred prisoners at Front Royal, including one colonel, one lieut.-colonel, one major, rd from we had fifteen hundred prisoners at Front Royal. Banks, who was at Strasburgh when he hear[1 more...]
e, which flanked the rebel camp, and at once forced them to withdraw to a more secure position. Nothing more could be done till the bridge was rebuilt, and the army was, therefore, halted for the night. Twenty prisoners taken by Jackson at Front Royal escaped to-day, and met our troops as they and advanced on the road. They are all of the First Maryland regiment, said to have been cut to pieces in the unequal fight at Front Royal, and report that not more than forty of their regiment were Front Royal, and report that not more than forty of their regiment were killed, and that all the rest were captured. Jackson had with him two thousand prisoners, taken at different times from Gen. Banks's command. They have been treated with great severity, half-starved, and forced to follow the retreat of his army, whether sick or well. Officers fell by the roadside from exhaustion and illness, and were forced on at the point of the bayonet. They were not allowed to stop on the road even for a swallow of the water which it crosses in frequent streams. I annex
uted the Federal forces, under Major-Gen. Banks, successively at Front Royal, Middletown and Winchester, capturing several thousands of priso corps, to move forward from Middletown, cross the Shenandoah at Front Royal, and, pursuing the west side of the Blue Ridge, to take post at e stationed at Winchester,2,500  Deduct Regiment and Battery at Front Royal,1,000  Deduct Cavalry unfit for service,3,000--6,500 Total, 46r in the morning you will please send spies and scouts around by Front Royal to Thornton's Gap, and into the valley of the Shenandoah, to ascy is threatening or moving upon the valley of the Shenandoah via Front Royal, with designs upon the Potomac — possibly beyond. Not knowing wenemy has marched for the Shenandoah valley, by way of Luray and Front Royal. The column which has marched to-day toward Gaines's Cross Roadtion the enemy have taken on our right, whether to Rectortown or Front Royal, through Chester Gap. He will either take the Carter Church roa
eral Banks. General Johnston's address. headquarters Department of Northern Virginia, May 29, 1862. the Commanding General has the proud satisfaction of announcing to the army another brilliant success, won by the skill and courage of our generals and troops in the Valley. The combined divisions of Major-Generals Jackson and Ewell, constituting a portion of this army, and commanded by the former, attacked and routed the Federal forces, under Major-Gen. Banks, successively at Front Royal, Middletown and Winchester, capturing several thousands of prisoners, and an immense quantity of ammunition and stores of all descriptions. The Federal army has been dispersed and ignominiously driven from the Valley of the Shenandoah, and those who have freed the loyal citizens of that district by their patriotic valor, have again earned, as they will receive, the thanks of a grateful country. In making this glorious announcement, on the eve of the memorable struggle about to ensue
ng the First corps, to move forward from Middletown, cross the Shenandoah at Front Royal, and, pursuing the west side of the Blue Ridge, to take post at Sperryville,antry Brigade stationed at Winchester,2,500  Deduct Regiment and Battery at Front Royal,1,000  Deduct Cavalry unfit for service,3,000--6,500 Total, 46,858 Noan early hour in the morning you will please send spies and scouts around by Front Royal to Thornton's Gap, and into the valley of the Shenandoah, to ascertain whethhat the enemy is threatening or moving upon the valley of the Shenandoah via Front Royal, with designs upon the Potomac — possibly beyond. Not knowing whether you horce of the enemy has marched for the Shenandoah valley, by way of Luray and Front Royal. The column which has marched to-day toward Gaines's Cross Roads has turnedn what direction the enemy have taken on our right, whether to Rectortown or Front Royal, through Chester Gap. He will either take the Carter Church road up the lef
Doc. 149.-skirmish at the Rapidan River. The First Maryland cavalry scouting. camp near Culpeper Courthouse, Va., July 17, 1862. we left Camp Goodrich, near Middletown, on Saturday, the fifth instant, late in the evening, and arrived, after a very tedious night march, near Front Royal, where we encamped on the identical spot which was occupied by the gallant First Maryland infantry when Jackson attacked them. The camp was called after Brig.-General Slough. Wednesday, the ninth instant, we left Camp Slough for Washington, Rappahannock County, by a circuitous road, the First and Second brigades marching directly on to Flint Hill, and from thence to Washington, twelve miles above which place the sentinels of the Second brigade were fired upon by the enemy. For various reasons, the troops were ordered back to Gaines's Cross-Roads, near Flint Hill, where they encamped for the night, and from thence they marched on Friday, the eleventh instant, six miles in an easterly direc