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t the troops which had occupied Winchester had retired to Harper's Ferry and Martinsburgh. The war was thus transferred from the interior to the frontier, and the supposed that the advance upon Fredericktown would lead to the evacuation of Martinsburgh and Harper's Ferry, thus opening the line of communication through the Vallethe least delay, General Jackson was directed to proceed with his command to Martinsburgh, and, after driving the enemy from that place, to move down the south side oc near Williamsport, on the eleventh, sent A. P. Hill's division directly to Martinsburgh, and disposed the rest of the command to cut off the retreat of the enemy westward. On his approach the Federal troops evacuated Martinsburgh, retiring to Harper's Ferry on the night of the eleventh, and Jackson entered the former place on tof our troops now demanded repose, and the army marched to the Opequan, near Martinsburgh, where it remained several days, and then moved to the vicinity of Bunker Hi
Maryland, (Yankee infantry,) and were constantly engaged picking up stragglers until the morning of the battle of Winchester; there they supported a battery on the right until after the rout of the enemy, when they pursued them on the road to Martinsburgh, capturing many prisoners, wagons, arms, negroes, etc. The enemy making a stand at that place, it was not entered until the next day. Here I joined my regiment. Captains Dickinson of company A, and Whitehead of company E, were sent to destroy the bridge on Buck Creek, on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, at North-Mountain Depot. They captured many valuable stores, which they sent to Martinsburgh to add to the splendid prize found in that town. On the twenty-eighth of May, I took two squadrons of my regiment to within one mile of Williamsport, (with one piece of artillery from the Baltimore battery,) and had a brisk skirmish with the Yankees, giving them several telling rounds of shell, but was unable to pursue, as they opened their
ll, who had advanced some four miles on the Martinsburg road, to return and drive back the enemy. vicinity of Martinsburg. We remained near Martinsburg until the twenty-seventh, when we moved to ivouacked. On the next day we proceeded to Martinsburg, and passed through the town in the directiliamsport turnpike, six or seven miles from Martinsburg. On the next day my camp was moved to a plference to the late advance of the enemy on Martinsburg, has just met my eye, and I beg most respecneral Hampton's brigade had retired through Martinsburg on the Tuscarora road, when General Stuart ort, and marched on Harper's Ferry, through Martinsburg. The evening of the fourteenth, we advance headquarters Starke's brigade, camp near Martinsburg, October 20, 1862. Lieutenant Mann Page, A.e Washington artillery. bivouac near Martinsburg, Va., September 22, 1862. Colonel J. B. Waltonhrough — an extra ration. At Winchester, Martinsburg, and Harper's Ferry, large amounts of suppl[23 more...]