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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott),
- March 21 .-reconnaissance to and skirmish at 23, 1862 Cumberland Gap, Tenn. (search)
March 21-23, 1862.-reconnaissance to and skirmish at Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. No. 2.-Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army. No. 3.-Col. James E. Rains, C. S. Army. No. 1.-report of Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. headquarters Twelfth Brigade, Camp Cumberland Ford, March 24, 1862. Captain: Late in the afternoon of the 20th instant I was informed by a messenger from Claiborne County, East Tennessee that four rebel regiments, with six pieces of artillery, under command of General Smith (who had arrived on the preceding day), left Cumberland Gap on the 19th instant to attack the Second East Tennessee Regiment, which was then stationed at Woodson's Gap, some 3 miles from Fincastle, Campbell County, East Tennessee. Orders were given to the First East Tennessee Regiment, Colonel Byrd-Seventh Kentucky, Colonel Garrard-Sixteenth Ohio, Colonel De Courcy; Forty-ninth Indiana, Colonel Say, and to Lieutenant-Colonel Munday, F
The Daily Dispatch: December 8, 1862., [Electronic resource], From the South-side. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: February 25, 1864., [Electronic resource], Latest from
Affairs in East Tennessee. Bristol, Feb. 24. --A letter to the Gazette, from Powell's river, near Cumberland Gap, dated the 20th, states that several Yankee regiments lately passed through the Gap, en route North on sixty days furlough. They declared their purpose never to return.--Grant has refused any more furloughs. There is no more re-enlisting in the Yankee army. There are only five regiments at Cumberland Gap. These are closely besieged and suffering for supplies, and the evacuation of the Gap is expected. Tony Jones, a notorious tory, of Claiborne county, was captured near Tazewell a few days ago.