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The Daily Dispatch: November 3, 1863., [Electronic resource], Gen. Lee's Official report of his recent operations. (search)
al Lee pressed down to within a short distance of Cainsville, when he encountered their infantry, and captured prisoners from the first army corps on that road also. The pursuit was continued until after dark. The cavalry force was commanded by Kilpatrick, and composed of ten regiments. Most respectfully, (Signed,) J F B Stuart, Major General. Official: John Withers, Asst. Adj Gen. Headq'rs Valley District,in the Fork of the Shenandoah, Near Front Royal, Oct. 19, 1863. Col. R. H. Chilton, Chief of Staff, A. N. V. Colonel: Yesterday (Sunday) morning, at 2 o'clock, I moved from Berryville to surprise and capture the garrison at Charlestown. The surprise was complete, the enemy having no suspicion of our approach until I had the town entirely surrounded. I found the enemy occupying the Court-House, jail, and some contiguous buildings, in the heart of the town, all loop-holed for musketry, and the Court-House yard enclosed by a heavy wall of oak timber. To my deman