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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 14: movements of the Army of the Potomac.--the Monitor and Merrimack. (search)
d estimated Jackson's entire loss at nearly 1500. The National loss, according to his report, was nearly 600 men, of whom 103 were killed, and 441 were wounded. Among the slain was Colonel Murray, of the Eighty-fourth Pennsylvania. but in good order, for their discipline was perfect. So <*>nded the battle of Kernstown. The National troops bivouacked on the battle-field the night after the victory, and at an early hour in the morning began a vigorous pursuit of the Confederates toward Strasburg. Meanwhile, Shields, who was satisfied that re-enforcements for Jackson could not be far off, had sent an express after Williams's division, then far on its way toward Centreville. Banks, who was informed by telegraph of the battle, had already ordered it back. He also hastened to Winchester, took command in person, and followed the retreating Confederates up the valley almost to Mount Jackson. This demonstration of Jackson's, and information that he might instantly call re-enforcement
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 15: the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula. (search)
h fifteen thousand men; General Banks was at Strasburg, in the Valley, with about sixteen thousand; to fall upon Banks. The latter had fled to Strasburg pursued by Ewell, and Jackson pushed on,, jothe road and bridges between Front Royal and Strasburg. One company each of the Second Massachuset over the Greenbrier River. Banks was at Strasburg, about fifteen miles distant, unsuspicious oview of a possible necessity for a return to Strasburg, Banks sent Captain Abert, of the Topographiff from the column, had a severe skirmish at Strasburg, and did not rejoin the army until it was ate and the troops from McDowell might join at Strasburg in time to head off Jackson. McDowell obeyee from Franklin to Harrisonburg, and reached Strasburg on the evening of the 1st of June, a little rd of cavalry, under General Bayard, reached Strasburg, too late likewise for the intended service own, Cedar Creek, and Fisher's Hill, we left Strasburg for Harrisonburg at nine o'clock in the even[3 more...]