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ted by our troops. That night the Confederates retreated toward Strasburg. The next day (20th) we crossed the Shenandoah at Snicker's Ferrnth were again in motion, westward. Gen. Early, on the 23d, at Strasburg, having learned that the Sixth Corps had returned to Washington, valry in a severe skirmish on the Millwood pike, hastening toward Strasburg. The Sixth Corps was now moved up the right bank of the creek five miles east of Middletown. Now Middletown is nearly east of Strasburg, and unless Early retired beyond the latter place, a battle on thicinity of Harrisonburg half a hundred miles, terminating east of Strasburg in grim old Three Top, around whose foot the west branch of the rp's Hill; so Gen. Wright was ordered to move his skirmishers into Strasburg, which he did, and occupied Hupp's Hill in force. The enemy wasumed his old position occupied by him prior to his retirement to Strasburg on the 11th and 12th; i. e. at Bunker Hill and Stephenson, with h
a dark, lofty peak, around which it sweeps on its way to Front Royal. On the west bank of the river, in the shadow of the mountain, was the little village of Strasburg. The land rises from Cedar Creek southward to a ridge over which the valley pike and the Manassas Gap Railroad passed, and this village is on the crest, and in ve miles wide. Its western wall is the Little North Mountain, a spur of the Alleghany; its eastern, the triple-ridged Massanutten. For a couple of miles above Strasburg, the surface gradually falls, by hardly perceptible descent, to the banks of Tumbling Run, the next tributary which the west fork receives above Cedar Creek. Oveat strength. Between three and four o'clock our corps crossed Cedar Creek, as did also the Nineteenth, and the two corps occupied the high ground just north of Strasburg, the Sixth upon the right of the line, and the Nineteenth extending toward the Front Royal road. The Eighth Corps was approaching upon the north side of the cre
e valley tarry at Winchester--En route for New England Baltimore Wilmington Philadelphia New York reception in Boston Statistics 181-186 An immediate pursuit commenced,—the Federal infantry and artillery hastening along the pike, from Strasburg up the Shenandoah, through Edenburg, onward, the livelong night, reaching Woodstock at early morning. What a solid mass of troops was here, drawn into the field on the east side of the pike,— artillery in close order, and regiments likewise. p the Shenandoah. During the three delightful autumn days that remained in September, we continued in Harrisonburg. Hospital tents were pitched, meanwhile, and those of the wounded and sick whom it had been practicable to bring forward from Strasburg were cared for therein. The cavalry was sent to Staunton, to the southeast, near a pass in the Blue Ridge, destroying provisions and munitions, then to Waynesboro. On the 1st of October, the first division of the Sixth Corps made a ten mile
.. 68 Second Corps .... 124, 143, 153 Sedgwick, Gen. John . 39, 111, 112, 152 Seven Pines ........40 Sharpsburg .......78, 81 Shenandoah Valley ... 165, 176 Sheridan, Gen. P. H. 155, 168, 169, 170, 172, 189. Sickles, Gen. Daniel ..106, 107, 122 Signal Station ........ 170 Slave Pen .......... 31 Slocum, Gen. H. W. .. 11, 12, 22, 45, 50, 52, 59, 60, 79, 107, 124, 125. Snicker's Gap. .. 164, 165 South Mountain.. 78 Spottsylvania.. 151-153 Stevensburg .. 152 Strasburg...166, 170, 178 Stuart, Gen. J. E. B. .. 26, 94 Sutlers. .. 135 Sumner, Gen. E. V. . 27, 35, 39, 78, 89 Tenallytown .. 72, 166 Third Corps .. 122, 138, 143 Thoroughfare Gap .. 70, 87 Three Top Mountain .. 170, 177 Thoburn, Col. . 165, 176 Tompkins, Col. Chas. H. . 129, 175 Tumbling Run .. 178 Turner's Gap .. 78 Torbert, Gen. A. T. 45, 108, 162,174, 179, 177. Up the Valley ..... 64, 189 Upton, Gen. E. A. . 138, 152, 175, 177 Valley Road ........ 177 Wa