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s in the North. One or two of my men lost their way, and are probably in the hands of the enemy. The results of this expedition in a moral and political point of view can hardly be estimated, and the consternation among property-holders in Pennsylvania beggars description. I am especially indebted to Capt. B. S. White, South-Carolina cavalry, and to Mr.----, and Mr.----, whose skilful guidance was of immense service to me. My staff are entitled to my thanks for untiring energy in the discharge of their duties. I enclose a map of the expedition, drawn by Captain W. W. Blackford, to accompany this report. Also, a copy of orders enforced during the narch. Believing that the hand of God was clearly manifested in the signal deliverance of my command from danger, and the crowning success attending it, I ascribe to Him the praise, the honor, and the glory. I have the honor to be, most respectfully, your obedient servant, J. E. B. Stuart, Major-General Commanding Cavalry.
eir ground nobly, and at the end of that time compelled the enemy to retire as before. During the heat of this attack a heavy cross-fire was brought to bear on the position I occupied, and Corporal Frank Mayer of the Third Ohio volunteer cavalry, in command of my escort, was shot through the leg, and my Adjutant-General, Captain Ed. R. Kerstetter, was shot through his coat, grazing his back. The regiments all behaved splendidly again, and the Fifty-eighth Indiana won immortal honors. Lieut. Blackford of that regiment was shot dead, and several of the officers, including Capts. Downey and Alexander, badly wounded. Estep's battery was compelled to retire from the position assigned it, after firing half a dozen rounds, but it did terrible execution while there. The Sixth and Twenty-fourth Ohio did noble service, as the Ninety-seventh, but their own immediate commanders will, no doubt, allude to them more particularly. Thus ended the third assault upon the position. I should have re