nd the big new rifle-gun you have [a 12-pounder Parrott] to Poague [commander of the Rockbridge artillery] and let your mounted men report to the cavalry.
I want you in person to
By Major Jed. Hotchkiss, top. Eng. Valley Dist.
A. N. Va.
Pennsylvania “bucktails.” Colonel Johnson, mounted.
The first Maryland (Confederate) regiment at Harrisonburg, June 6, 1862, and the death of Ashby.
In the affair of the rear-guard at Harrisonburg on the 6th of June, 1862, the 1st Maryland Regiment, Colf from his horse, led his regiment on, and, according to Ewell, drove the enemy off with heavy loss, wounding and capturing their commanding officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas L. Kane. General Fremont wrote that a battalion of Colonel Kane's (Pennsylvania) regiment entered the woods under the direction of Brigadier-General [George D.] Bayard, and maintained for half an hour a vigorous attack, in which both sides suffered severely, driving the enemy.
Ashby was directing when he fell not thirty
Col. John A. Koltes (k), Lieut.-Col. Gust. A. Muhleck: 29th N. Y., Col. Clemens Soest (w), Maj. Louis Hartmann; 68th N. Y., Lieut.-Col. John H. Kleefisch (m w); 73 Pa., Lieut.-Col. Gust. A. Muhleck.
Brigade loss: k, 47; w, 294; m, 60=401.
Third division, Brig.-Gen. Carl Schurz.
First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Henry Bohlen (k), Col.1; m, 65 = 78. Artillery, Capt. Clermont L. Best: 4th Me., Capt. O'Neil W. Robinson, Jr.; M, 1st N. Y., Capt. George W. Cothran; 10th N. Y., Capt. John T. Bruen; E, Pa., Capt. Joseph M. Knap; F, 4th U. S., Lieut. Edward D. Muhlenberg. Cavalry Brigade, Brig.-Gen. John Buford.
1st Mich., Col. Thornton F. Brodhead (m w), Maj. Charl.
Brigade loss (incomplete): k, 5; w, 34; in, 75 =114. Artillery: 2d Me., Capt. James A. Hall; 5th Me., Capt. G. F. Leppien; F, 1st Pa., Capt. Ezra W. Matthews; C, Pa., Capt. James Thompson.
Artillery loss: k, 5; w, 30; Il, 19 = 54.
cavalry Brigade, Brig.-Gen. George D. Bayard.
1st Me., Col. Samuel H. Allen; 2d N. Y., Col. J.