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y of his troops, leaving adequate garrisons at the posts established. On July 20th Brig.-Gen. William W. Loring, a veteran of the Mexican war, commander of the department of Oregon during the goldthe day of victory at Manassas, three Tennessee regiments, reaching Staunton, were put under General Loring's orders. Loring reached Monterey July 24th, accompanied by an efficient staff, includingLoring reached Monterey July 24th, accompanied by an efficient staff, including Col. Carter L. Stevenson, adjutant-general, and Maj. A. L. Long, chief of artillery, and flushed with the assurance of success which pervaded the Confederate States immediately after the splendid triVirginia regiments, Ramsey's First Georgia, Major Jackson's cavalry and Shumaker's battery. General Loring determined to flank the Federal position by way of the Valley mountain. He ordered Jackson'n and another regiment, and Burks' Virginia and a Georgia regiment were en route from Staunton. Loring's force on the Huntersville line was in all about 8,500 effective men. But the prompt advance wh
eir usefulness. He now had an army of two wings; the right under Loring, who had outranked Lee in the old army, and the left nominally undeve co-operation. Establishing himself near the headquarters of General Loring, he maintained constant communication with Floyd and Wise; Trthwest, now well organized, and under the immediate command of General Loring, consisted of the brigades of S. R. Anderson, D. S. Donelson, Wabout 2,500 effective men. The other wing of the army, under General Loring, in camp at Valley mountain, included the brigades of Donelson, Anderson, reopening his communications, and checked the advance of Loring's reconnoissance from the south. On the 14th, there was a renewal st defensible line, and he also caused reinforcements to be sent by Loring, which increased the Confederate strength at Little Sewell mountaingade, December 28th. The Huntersville line also was abandoned, General Loring leaving a guard of about 250 men, who were scattered on January
ned the secretary of war to send the entire command of General Loring to reinforce him at Winchester for the purpose of maki few weeks later more of the same army reported, under General Loring, consisting of Col. William Gilham's brigade—the Twentattery—and Gen. S. R. Anderson's Tennessee brigade. After Loring's arrival, though Jackson had the general direction of the projected operations against Bath, Hancock and Romney, Loring retained command of his army by the orders of the war departmthe campaigns of the summer. The army under Jackson and Loring, including about 8,000 infantry, besides Ashby's cavalry, g to the Confederates a quantity of tents and supplies. Loring's command was now put into winter quarters near Romney, whs in Hardy, and three companies of cavalry were left with Loring, one of them the daring company of Capt. George F. Sheetz,'s return he was directed by the secretary of war to order Loring's army back to Winchester, which he reluctantly obeyed. I
Battle of McDowell the Princeton campaign Loring's advance down the Kanawha valley battle of Fayetnty-third and Thirty-seventh regiments, formerly of Loring's command, while the Tenth Virginia went to assist sideration of events beyond the Alleghanies. General Loring had been assigned to the department of Southweso commands. Before him, about the Narrows, was General Loring with the Confederate forces. On August 6th, Coletter-book at Catlett's Station, he requested that Loring be ordered to clear the valley of the Kanawha and t they possessed. In conformity with orders, General Loring on August 22d sent out Brig.-Gen. A. G. Jenkinsemy in the Kanawha valley, while the infantry under Loring in person advanced toward Gauley. In the meantimts, and the force at Raleigh fell back to Fayette. Loring advanced with a little army of about 5,000 men, orgllows: Army of Western Virginia. Maj.-Gen. W. W. Loring commanding. Maj. H. Fitzhugh, chief of staf
gadier-general August 5, 1862, and in the latter part of August and the first of September made a daring raid through western Virginia, and was the first to unfurl the flag of the Confederate States in Ohio. In his report of this achievement General Loring wrote: That brilliant and enterprising general executed the plan with such success that in his march of 500 miles he captured 300 prisoners, destroyed many garrisons of home guards and the records of the Wheeling and Federal governments in mahville, he remained at Chattanooga with his command until after the battle of Shiloh, when he moved to Wytheville, Va. During 1862 and 1863 he was engaged in the campaigns in southwestern and western Virginia and the Shenandoah valley, under Generals Loring, Echols and Sam Jones, taking a conspicuous part in the battle at Charleston, September, 1862. Early in May, 1864, he was ordered by Gen. A. G. Jenkins to move his brigade from Dublin to meet the Federal force advancing under General Crook