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s parole, and returned him to his command. About a week after that, Dr. McGuire was captured in the defeat of Early at Waynesboro, when General Sheridan promptly released him on the same terms he had accorded to his medical inspector. In consequencected to reach by the bridge at Conrad's store, which he supposed his cavalry had held, and with orders to go as far as Waynesboro and break the Virginia Central railroad. Carroll's cavalry regiment led the advance. It reached Conrad's store on theJackson from his signal station on the Peak. On Saturday, June 7th, Carroll received fresh orders to press forward to Waynesboro, some 37 miles, by way of Port Republic, doing all the damage he could, in passing, to Jackson's flank and rear. He mae Jackson's train at Port Republic, and two brigades of infantry; also that some artillery and cavalry had pushed on to Waynesboro to burn the Virginia Central railroad bridge, and that he himself would follow with two other brigades. He wished to k
lay from a misunderstanding of orders, Early marched for Waynesboro, the enemy having gone thither by way of Staunton. The . Meridian, turning by the Dogtown road, five miles from Waynesboro. Early, with Kershaw's division, followed by Gordon, ma then formed a line, after dark, and pursued them to the Waynesboro and Staunton road and toward Fishersville, the Confederastroy, and driven it back across South river and through Waynesboro to where Pegram struck its camp. The army encamped, after dark, in the vicinity of Waynesboro, where it remained on the 29th and 30th, while the engineer troops and pioneers were troyed. The Federal cavalry, which had been routed near Waynesboro, retreated through Staunton, Spring Hill and Mossy creek winter quarters near Fishersville, between Staunton and Waynesboro, on the 19th; on which day two divisions of Federal cavarsville; Long's artillery battalion went into camps near Waynesboro, the rest of the artillery that had been with Early havi
uarters in Staunton, placed his artillery in a camp near Waynesboro, cantoned Wharton's infantry near Fishersville, and widellery, under Col. Thomas L. Carter, left the vicinity of Waynesboro and went to Richmond. On the 7th snow fell to the depth east at 4:30 p. m., just after Early and his staff left Waynesboro, where the army had been ordered to concentrate. The enpike. The mud was particularly deep between Staunton and Waynesboro, making it very difficult to move trains and artillery. nts. Early's wagon train encamped beyond South river at Waynesboro, in the entrance to Rockfish gap. On the 2d of March, Wharton's division reached Waynesboro at an early hour, and was put in line of battle, his whole force being only about 800ce and formed in line of battle about a mile in front of Waynesboro, across and at right angles to the Staunton road, with smany of the latter stuck in the mud between Staunton and Waynesboro. On the 4th, Rosser, having collected a portion of hi
unfaltering courage that elicited the unbounded praise of the lieutenant-general commanding. General Long was with the Shenandoah army at the final disaster at Waynesboro and afterward accompanied Gordon's corps in the withdrawal from Richmond, participated in its engagements in April, 1865, and finally was surrendered and parolenfantry brigades of the old army of Western Virginia. After suffering severely during the valley battles of 1864, the division was badly cut up in the fight at Waynesboro, March 2, 1865. After the close of the war General Wharton lived at Radford. Brigadier-General Williams Carter Wickham Brigadier-General Williams Carter Rejoining General Early at Brown's gap, Wickham was ordered to guard Rockfish gap, and on arriving at the foot of the mountain attacked the Federal cavalry at Waynesboro, driving them back. The next day the enemy retreated down the valley, and the lines of the armies were established at Bridgewater. General Wickham resigned hi