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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
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ain-mutton for supper, and with a soft bed of hay after supper, before our big fires, we had a luxurious night's rest. Next morning, at seven o'clock, we resumed the march, and when we arrived at the place where the road diverges to Monterey, we destroyed another winter encampment of the rebels, and the Fourteenth Pennsylvania was sent around by that route to meet us at the point where the Crab Bottom road strikes the South Branch, while the rest of the brigade continued up the valley to Hightown; we arrived here at noon and halted. This is the point where the Beverly and Staunton road descends the Alleghanies on the eastern side, and this gap between the double mountain is the source of the two branches of the James and Potomac. Here is another of the splendid views to be met with in the mountains, and as each season has its own peculiar beauties and charms, yet for grandeur, the winter scenery of the mountains cannot be surpassed, when earth's huge billows are capped with snow
this day's march we again destroyed the saltpetre works that the rebels had begun to repair. Met a party of refugees, who were endeavoring to get into our lines, and at night had a fight with bushwhackers. The weather thus far had been cold, but after night it began to rain, and next morning we started on the march, Colonel Thoburn in the advance. When we arrived at the cross-roads, Thoburn's brigade taking the road to Monterey and Staunton, whilst our brigade took the road leading to Hightown and the Buck Creek valley. It rained very hard, and we were enveloped in the clouds of the mountain tops. This day captured a rebel mail-carrier, and at night camped near Burdtown. Next morning resumed the march down the Buck Creek valley, finding the streams very much swollen from the rains. During the day a party of refugees, who were armed, came to us; they had been lying in the brush ever since the Droop Mountain fight, to keep out of the way of the rebel conscript officers. Abou
on Lost river, and on the South Fork of the Potomac, some miles south of Moorefield, while on the west it occupied McDowell. Imboden's brigade, with headquarters at the Upper Tract in Pendleton county, some ten miles north of Franklin, picketed the South Branch of the Potomac, well toward Moorefield, and the North Fork of the Potomac, on the road leading northwest from Franklin. William L. Jackson's brigade, with headquarters at the Warm Springs, picketed the line of Jackson's river, at Hightown and points to the south of that, Cheat mountain, on the Staunton and Parkersburg turnpike, near the Big Spring beyond Marlinton, and points in the upper Greenbrier valley. McCausland's brigade, with headquarters at Callahan's, west of Covington, had a camp of observation near the White Sulphur Springs and picketed at Lewisburg. Lomax had his headquarters at Millboro, on the Virginia Central railroad, and Payne's brigade was encamped near Lexington. Such was the disposition, in widely sc
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.33 (search)
many of those noble young men, as they looked to him on that April evening, now more than forty-two years ago. Met at Hightown. The morning of the second day after this occurrence the troops all met at Hightown, a point on the old Staunton and Hightown, a point on the old Staunton and Parkersburg Road six miles west of Monterey, and from the turnpike road at Hightown, two large and beautiful limestone springs can be seen one North, the other south of the road; one the extreme head of the South Branch of the Potomac River, the otHightown, two large and beautiful limestone springs can be seen one North, the other south of the road; one the extreme head of the South Branch of the Potomac River, the other the extreme head of Jackson's River, the longest branch of the James. At this point is the junction of the public roads leading up and down the South branch and the Jackson Rivers. The morning was an ideal spring morning, and the writer had ould they be anything else but stiff? The first night we camped on the battlefield of Camp Bartow, twenty miles west of Hightown. Here it was Colonel Ed. Johnson defeated the Federals on the 3d day of October, 1861. The next morning it was raini
The Daily Dispatch: November 14, 1863., [Electronic resource], Averill's movements — the enemy believed to be Advancing on Staunton. (search)
en-Echols and Col. Wm. L. Jackson, who had formed a junction at a point known as Droop Mountain, some 25 miles Northwest of Lewisburg. On the route Gen. L. was reinforced by the Home Guards of Rockbridge and the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute. The enemy having defeated Jackson and Echols, turned in the direction of Covington, about two miles from which point they were met by Imboden's forces. Fire was immediately opened upon the enemy's advance, which caused him to retire. Imboden's force being too small to justify a pursuit, he fell back, blockading the road, to Buffalo Gap, in Augusta county. The enemy are reported to have since made their appearance at Hightown, in Highland county, fifty miles west of Staunton. A letter received from Staunton yesterday states that the Yankees took possession of Woodstock, Shenandoah county, on Tuesday last. Whether they continue to occupy it out information does not state, though they occupied the town at last accounts.