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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Early's Valley campaign. (search)
General Early's Valley campaign. By General A. L. Long, Chief of Artillery Second Corps Army of . Since the defeat of Hunter the advance of Early had been so rapid that his design to invade Ma defence of those places. The object of General Early being simply a diversion in favor of the oble accounts they gave of the tremendous force Early was leading through the country. The route been considerably weakened by its late disaster, Early determined to maintain his position on Fisher'covered from the effect of the battle, pursued Early, and on the 22d attacked him in his position o objective point being Staunton. The force of Early, having been greatly reduced, was entirely inaion, Sheridan carried the position, compelling Early with his faithful few to seek safety in retreaout interruption. On reaching Gordonsville, Early collected a handful of men and threw himself u at Monocacy; Dr. McGuire, Medical Director of Early's corps; Dr. Strath, Chief Surgeon of Artiller[35 more...]
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 18. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 2 (search)
division of Breckinridge and Ransom's cavalry, Early found himself at the head of about twelve thoue of the Capital. In the face of these odds Early continued his advance into Maryland. At Fredef the war. By glancing at the operations of Early, from the 13th of June to the last of July, it receive an attack in an unfavorable position, Early sent Ramseur, with a division and two batteriee forces from Harper's Ferry. From Newtown, Early continued his march to Strasburg without interrds Winchester. He was immediately pursued by Early, and being overtaken near Kernstown, a spiriteble force in the Valley sufficiently warranted Early, on the soundest military principles, in his dutshaw's battalion of artillery, after leaving Early and marching from Winchester to Gordonsville, ttack with advantage. On the 15th of October, Early made a demonstration in force in front of Sherstance. Staunton was therefore evacuated, and Early retired to Waynesboroa. His entire force now [30 more...]