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beat a hasty retreat. A battery near the village stood firm and opened on the Confederates, but Terrill's riflemen picked off the gunners and that also retired. Rosser's battery secured a good position and raked the flank of the retreating foe. Stuart prudently withheld pursuit and the Federals rallied, for a time, about a mile uct, one and all It is difficult to say whether the handsome use of his light infantry by Major Terrill or the destructive fire of the Washington artillery by Captain Rosser and Lieutenant Slocomb, is the most brilliant part of the affair. Colonel Stuart has, I think, fairly won his claim to brigadier. Captain Rosser became tCaptain Rosser became the colonel of the Fifth Virginia cavalry, a brigadier in Fitz Lee's division of cavalry of the army of Northern Virginia, and a majorgen-eral in command of a cavalry division in the same army; Major Terrill became colonel of the Thirteenth Virginia infantry; Captain Patrick became major of the Seventeenth battalion of Virginia cav
o Fitz Lee's division, to the command of which Rosser was assigned, Wickham having resigned. On t went by the Keezletown road to Peale's, while Rosser, with Fitz Lee's division, took the back road ax to Mt. Jackson, on the Valley turnpike, and Rosser to Stony creek, on the back road, where the laalry brigade, which halted at Pugh's run while Rosser marched from Timberville to Stony creek. Eack, about daylight of the morning of the 19th; Rosser to attack first, on the left, then Gordon on thensive that the 10,000 Federal cavalry, which Rosser had merely routed from their camps on Sheridan the rear, sent a portion of its force to meet Rosser's attack, and at once moved its main body to t, and bivouacked in the vicinity of Woodstock, Rosser's cavalry advancing to Fairview on the back rowtown and had some skirmishing with the enemy, Rosser coming in by the back and middle roads, to theorm, Early moved forward to attack the enemy. Rosser, marching at dawn, fell on Custer's division, [15 more...]