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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Expedition to Hardy and Hampshire. (search)
Expedition to Hardy and Hampshire. Report of General Early. New Market, February 6th, 1864. General,--On the 28th January leaving Imboden's and Walker's brigades near Mount Jackson, to guard the Valley, I moved from this place with Rosser's brigade, Thomas's brigade, all the effective men of Gilmer's and McNeil's Partizan Rangers, and four pieces of McLanahan's battery towards Moorefield, in Hardy. I arrived at Moorefield with Rosser's brigade and the artillery on the 29th, and early next morning (the 30th) Rosser was sent to intercept a train on its way from New Creek to Petersburg, and get between the garrison at the latter place and the railroad. After cutting through a heavy blockade on. the mountain between the South Branch and Patterson's Creek, which was defended by a regiment, Rosser succeeded in reaching and capturing the train after a short fight with its guard, which consisted of over eight hundred infantry and a small body of cavalry, all under Colonel Snyder
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reminiscences of the army of Northern Virginia. (search)
s accomplished, Jackson leisurely moved up the Valley with his prisoners and his immense wagon trains, loaded with captured stores of every description. The incidents of this retreat were stirring. Shields moved up the Luray Valley with the evident purpose of crossing the Massanutton by New Market Gap, and thus striking Jackson in flank if not in rear; but this purpose was defeated by our watchful chief, who sent parties to burn the White House bridge over the Shenandoah on the road to New Market, and the Columbia, some miles higher up the river. General Fremont pressed our rear with energy and gallantry, and some of the exploitsof his cavalry displayed a heroism which elicited the highest admiration of our men, although stern old Stonewall did say to Colonel Patton, who expressed to him a regret that three gallant fellows who charged alone through his regiment were killed: Shoot them, Colonel, I don't want them to be so brave. A number of gallant charges were made on our rear
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Reminiseences of the army of Northern Virginia. (search)
d General I-don't-know-who. I never saw so many soldiers and cannon together in my life. People say there are thirty thousand of them. After a few more questions and answers of like import, framed for the benefit of the eavesdroppers, Colonel Munford dismissed his courier, and the whole town was soon agog with the glorious news. Several hours afterwards Colonel Munford sent back his guests, who, of course, carried the news to headquarters. Colonel Munford pushed his advance down to New Market, and the Federal army immediately retreated to Strausburg, where they were busily engaged in fortifying against Jackson at the very time when the foot cavalry were thundering on McClellan's flank before Richmond. Our march was so secretly undertaken and so secretly executed that our higher officers, as well as the men, were in profound ignorance of our destination. At Charlottesville we expected to turn off through Green county to meet a rumored move of the enemy across the mountains