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Battle of Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19th, 1864. Gallant, victorious charges, inglorious retreat and defeat. By Samuel D. Buck, Baltimore, Md., Captain Company H, thirteenth Virginia Infantry (First Colonel was A. P. Hill), Pegram's Brigade, Early's (old) Division, Army of Northern Virginia. Every Southern soldier in the trying days of 1861-5, desired to do his best, and all attested their heroism. They are all accepted as incomparable in general exemplification, by the world. Comparison of deserts now will avail naught, to the disparagment of another. Officers and privates, every one, had their own opinions in the Southern army, and, freedom in criticism of military movement was constantly used, without ensuing penalty. No one can appreciate the desperation of this grand movement without closely examining a war map. Having been born and reared almost within gunshot of this now historic battle-field, I can see every road and defile as I write. To our right flows, at t