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tained her proud name under her present commander, Captain James Alden; and the Colorado gave evidence that her commander, Commodore H. K. Thatcher, fully understood the duties of his position. The Susquehanna was most effective in her fire, and was fortunate enough to obtain the right position, though much bothered by a vessel near her that had not found her right place. The Mohican went into battle gallantly, and fired rapidly, and with effect; and when the Powhatan, Ticonderoga, and Shenandoah got into their positions they did good service. The Pawtuxet fell handsomely into line, and did good service with the rest, and the Vanderbilt took position near the Minnesota, and threw in a splendid fire. The firing of the monitors was excellent, and when their shells struck, great damage was done, and the little gunboats that covered them kept up a fire sufficient to disconcert the enemy's aim. The rebels fired no more after the vessels all opened on them, except a few shots from t
ed Cedar creek, Tumbling river, and Tom's brook, and went into camp at Woodstock, having marched thirty miles. At six o'clock in the morning of the twenty-eighth instant the march was resumed through Edinburg and across the north fork of the Shenandoah river, and through Newmarket, going into camp at Lacey's spring, nine miles north of Harrisonburg; the crossing of the north fork of the Shenandoah was by a pontoon bridge. Small bands of guerrillas hovered on our flanks during the day, but no e cavalry, who were formed in columns of fours, charged over the breast work and continued the charge through the little town of Waynesboroa, sabering a few men as they went along, and did not stop until they had crossed the south fork of the Shenandoah river, which was immediately in General Early's rear, where they formed as foragers, and with drawn sabres held the east bank of the stream. The enemy threw down their arms and surrendered with cheers at the suddenness with which they were captur
valry were ordered to the crossing of the Shenandoah river near Front Royal, and the Sixth corps witps moved to the Ashby gap crossing of the Shenandoah river; but, on the same day, in consequence of about seven miles, and two miles from the Shenandoah river, for the, purpose of watching the Luray vnd Second brigades were attacked near the Shenandoah river, by two brigades of infantry of Kershaw's the enemy and drove them back across the Shenandoah river, killing and wounding about three hundredmy), marched across the north fork of the Shenandoah river, at Buckton's ford, through Front Royal, cross the ford over the South fork of the Shenandoah river, near Front Royal, with orders to move uproceed immediately to McCoy's ford on the Shenandoah river, and the First division (Brigadier-Generae pike leading to New Market, crossed the Shenandoah river and bivouacked at the foot of the pass, tnfantry and posted at Buckton ford on the Shenandoah river, connecting their pickets with the left o[3 more...]