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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 15: the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula. (search)
town, again commenced offensive operations. Jackson remained a few days at Mount Jackson, after his flight from Winchester, and then took a position between the South Fork of the Shenandoah and Swift Run Gap, eastward of Harrisonburg, in Rockingham County. There he was joined April 30, 1862. by the division of General R. S. Ewell, from Gordonsville, and also two brigades under Edward S. Johnson, who had an independent command in Southwestern Virginia. Jackson's entire force was now about d fifty prisoners, and eight hundred muskets. So ended the battle of Port Republic; Port Republic is a small village on the eastern bank of the south fork of the Shenandoah River, pleasantly situated on a plain. It is a post village of Rockingham County. and Jackson telegraphed to Richmond, saying--Through God's blessing the enemy near Port Republic was this day routed, with the loss of six pieces of his artillery. The battle was disastrous in its results, but glorious for the officers an