The corps was on daily duty as scouts and flank pickets on the line of march, and at Spotsylvania Courthouse were deployed on an extended line from the extreme right of our division — a position they held while the brigade was moved to the left in support of other troops where they engaged in this hard-fought battle.
They subsequently were sent to the extreme left, and across the river Po to meet a flanking column of the enemy, whose intention it was to turn our left flank.
General Early, who conducted this movement, pushed the sharpshooters rapidly forward, following with his line of battle, broke through the marching column, capturing a great many prisoners, and routing the remainder.
At Jericho's Ford on the North Anna river, near Verdon station, in Hanover county, the corps of sharpshooters accomplished
Zzzone of their best efforts.
The enemy had commenced crossing the ford before the head of our column, which was the leading division, had reached the locali
e Prisoners; hardships of; placed under Confederate fire, 127.
Confederate States, Medical officers of, 165.
Confederate Supplies, Want of, 90.
Constitution, The, Atlanta, Ga., cited, 122.
Constitution of the U. S. nullified, 27.
Kent and Rawle on the, 83.
Cox, Mrs., Lucy Ann, a Confederate heroine, 54.
Courier, Bristol, Va., cited, 127.
Crawford, Hon W. H., 83.
Crouch, Nicholas M., 377.
Cullingworth, Col., Wm. H., 349.
Daniel, Hon. John W. His able tribute to Gen. Jubal A. Early, 288.
Delaware, Fort, Prisoners at, 144.
De Renne, Mrs., Mary. Her admirable collection of Confederate Memorials, 389.
Dispatch, The, Richmond, Va., cited, 20, 24, 48, 69, 281, 336.
Dixon, 21st Alabama Infantry, Lieut. His heroic self-sacrifice, 80.
Early, Gen Jubal A. Memorial Address by Hon. John W. Daniel, 281; campaigns of discussed, 285; his losses compared with those of Sheridan, 314; Gen. Lee's faith in, 317; compared with English Commanders, 321; personal and ma