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force on the turnpike between Culpeper and Sperryville, ready to concentrate at either place as soto deceive the army corps of Gen. Sigel, at Sperryville, and that the main attack of the enemy woulnd passing the encampment of Gen. Sigel, at Sperryville, twenty miles from Culpeper Court-House, byfter he started, and returned by the way of Sperryville to his post. As soon as I had received theurt-House. On the seventh I proceeded to Sperryville, and inspected the corps of Major-Gen. Sige that he was retreating in the direction of Sperryville. Desultory artillery firing had been kepD.C. headquarters army of Virginia, near Sperryville, Va., Aug. 6, 1862. General orders, No. 18. the fords above me as far as the road from Sperryville to Warrenton. If the enemy attempt to turn Sulphur, and on the road from Warrenton to Sperryville; he is still in heavy force at Rappahannockentire district from Jefferson to Culpeper, Sperryville, and as far as Barber's covered with smoke [14 more...]
d Madison Court-House. I had established my whole force on the turnpike between Culpeper and Sperryville, ready to concentrate at either place as soon as the enemy's plans were developed. Early oe move on Madison Court-House was merely a feint, to deceive the army corps of Gen. Sigel, at Sperryville, and that the main attack of the enemy would be at Culpeper, to which place I had thrown forw there, in motion, in the direction of Culpeper, and passing the encampment of Gen. Sigel, at Sperryville, twenty miles from Culpeper Court-House, by the way. At Culpeper Court-House Gen. Pope found ediately in the rear of Crawford. Major-Gen. Sigel was also at the same time ordered up from Sperryville, and by a forced march of twenty miles his advance reached the village by daylight. Througo relate. Last Friday evening a horse came dashing up to the headquarters of Gen. Sigel at Sperryville, covered with foam, and its rider black with dust. The rider brought a message from Gen. Pop
ake post between six and ten miles east of Sperryville. Gen. McDowell was ordered to move Rickettfter he started, and returned by the way of Sperryville to his post. As soon as I had received thee post at the point where the turnpike from Sperryville to Culpeper crosses Hazel River. Gen. McDowinia were assembled along the turnpike from Sperryville to Culpeper, and numbered about twenty-eighurt-House. On the seventh I proceeded to Sperryville, and inspected the corps of Major-Gen. Sigel. I remained at Sperryville until four o'clock in the afternoon of that day, during which time I nd also to Gen. Sigel to march at once from Sperryville to the same place. To my surprise, I receihe eighth, a note from Gen. Sigel, dated at Sperryville, at half-past 6 o'clock that afternoon, askD.C. headquarters army of Virginia, near Sperryville, Va., Aug. 6, 1862. General orders, No. 18.entire district from Jefferson to Culpeper, Sperryville, and as far as Barber's covered with smoke [9 more...]
During the various skirmishes on this advance several of our men were wounded, and one of the First Vermont cavalry killed. In all, eleven secesh soldiers were taken prisoners, and sent to Warrenton. On the arrival at Culpeper Court-House it was found that the cars had left a short time before with two hundred secesh soldiers. Scouting parties were immediately despatched in different directions to find the enemy. Major James M. Deems was sent with three companies eight miles towards Sperryville, as far as Devil's Run, but no enemy in force was found. A few bushwhackers were seen, and three of them taken prisoners. The Major returned to town at sundown, when he was again ordered, and with six companies, namely, company L, Capt. Thistleton; company I, Captain Charles Russell; company H, Captain Grafflin; company B, Capt. John Hancock; company D, Lieut. Marsdorf, and company E, Lieut. Joseph Cook. The order was to proceed at once to Rapidan station, and burn the large railroad b