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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 34 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 26 0 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 25 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 5. (ed. Frank Moore) 24 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 19 1 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 18 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 16 0 Browse Search
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 3. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.) 14 0 Browse Search
Jubal Anderson Early, Ruth Hairston Early, Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early , C. S. A. 14 0 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 12 0 Browse Search
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s concluded. At that date the army was in position on the north bank of the Rappahannock, the enemy being in position about Culpeper Court-House, and between the Rapidan and Rappahannock rivers. The instructions of the General-in-Chief required the army should maintain this position, assuming a threatening attitude toward the eneher two corps, the advance being directed to be simultaneous. This delay of the Third corps, together with physical obstacles arising from the steep banks of the Rapidan at all the crossings, proved fatal to the design of having the heads of columns reach Robertson's Tavern and its vicinity by the night of the twenty-sixth, as was hopeless, and which I believed would be attended with certain disaster, or acknowledging the whole movement a failure, withdraw the army to the south bank of the Rapidan. To have attempted any further flank movement would have required the abandoning the turnpike and plank-roads, and involved the necessity of bringing across the
protect the trains,) marched from the encampment near Barnett's Ford of the Rapidan River, upon the turnpike road leading in the direction of Culpeper, the division ding to Culpeper Court-House, and about one mile from Madison Mills, on the Rapidan River. On the morning of the ninth, the brigade took up the line of march in thet that, at dawn on the morning of the ninth instant, we left camp, near the Rapidan River, marched a distance of seven miles, and engaged the enemy about four o'cloche rear. After marching about five miles, and about one mile north of the Rapidan River, we were ordered to halt and cook two days rations, which consumed the balant: My regiment, being the advance of the Second brigade, left camp near Rapidan River, about eight o'clock A. M., and followed the First brigade until about two at sunrise, the brigade left the bivouac about a mile from the bank of the Rapidan River, and marched, with many interruptions, some six or seven miles on the road
e division of Major-General Ewell, which marched in rear of that of Major-General A. P. Hill, and, after crossing the Rapidan River at Somerville Ford, bivouacked at Stevensburg, in Culpeper County, for the night. Next morning I was ordered to most, the division I commanded reached Gordonsville by rail, and camped near that place. Marching thence, and crossing Rapidan River on the eighteenth, on the twenty-third, under order from General Longstreet, I advanced Drayton's brigade on the road: In obedience to orders from your headquarters, early on the morning of the twentieth of August, 1862, I crossed the Rapidan River, at Tobacco Creek Ford, with a portion of my brigade, consisting of the Sixth, Seventh, and Twelfth regiments of Virgl's light division, moved from its bivouac, between Gordonsville and Orange Court-House, to Crenshaw's farm, near the Rapidan river, where it remained until the twentieth of August, when, crossing the river at Summersville Ford, we advanced, under t