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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 156 (search)
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Raleigh, Sir Walter 1552- (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 8, 1864., [Electronic resource], Another movement of the enemy from the
Movements on the Rapidan. Orange C. H., Feb. 7. --The enemy crossed in large force on Saturday at Morton's Ford, but after a sharp contest were repulsed by Gen. Ed. Johnson's division, and driven back over the river and pursued. Our troops returned this morning. The enemy also attempted to cross at Barnett's Ford, but were repulsed by Gen. Seales's North Carolina brigade and Lomax's cavalry. The casualties on our side were slight. The enemy have retired.
The Daily Dispatch: May 27, 1864., [Electronic resource], [from our own Correspondent.] (search)
[from our own Correspondent.] Army of Northern Virginia. Near Hanover Junction, May 25th, 1864. My last letter told you of the change of base, and of the fact that our forces were in position around this place. Yesterday evening about four o'clock, Thomas's, McGowan's and Lane's brigades, of Wilcox's division, with Seales's of the same division in support and reserve, were sent forward to meet the enemy, who had crossed the North Anna river at Jericho Fard, a point about six miles above Hanover Junction. Our forces came up with those of the enemy near Noel's turn-out. Thomas, McGowan and Lane engaged them in front, while Scales was sent to take them in rear. A sharp fight ensued, and the troops were rapidly pressing them back, when just as Scales was opening on their flank and rear, Thomas's brigade, for some unexplained reason, gave way, and thus the fruits of victory were lost. We however captured some sixty prisoners, who say that when our men commenced giving back th