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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book IV:—the first autumn. (search)
federates had collected in haste about one thousand men, under Colonel Williams, for the purpose of covering Piketon, and especially the defilew large supplies of salt and lead. Nelson was trying to surround Williams, so as to capture him, with all his troops, at Piketon. This verys of the movement, had the audacity to telegraph to the North that Williams had laid down his arms and surrendered with all his men. The publithe Big Sandy; he had a march of forty kilometres to perform. But Williams was on his guard; carrying all his materiel and his depots towardst they were unable to reach Piketon until the morning of the 10th; Williams, passing through that village after the fight at Ivy Creek, had ev hand with reinforcements. Mr. Moir and the English mail agent, Mr. Williams, an old retired naval captain, replied to him with much warmth, eamed in the direction of St. Thomas, where her passengers and Captain Williams took the British mail, to bear to Europe without delay the par
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 1. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book V:—the first winter. (search)
ing entirely open, Shields proceeded to Winchester with his division, to join the first division of Banks, of which General Williams had assumed the command. Spurred on by his ardor, and encouraged by his chief, who did not much relish the defensivomposed were amply sufficient for this purpose, provided they were exclusively devoted to such service. The division of Williams was to leave Winchester on the 21st for Centreville and Manassas, to replace the troops about to embark at Alexandria. through the town and made them encamp a few kilometres to the north, on the Martinsburg road. On the morning of the 22d Williams's division left Winchester, where there only remained a few companies, and took up its line of march through Berryville,ing day he reached once more the borders of Cedar Creek. On the same day Banks returned to Winchester with a portion of Williams's division, but had no idea of pursuing Jackson. The vigor displayed by the Confederates led him to believe that he had