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was directed to accompany the expedition with part of his cavalry. About midnight the place was taken with little difficulty. Eight pieces of artillery, with their horses, ammunition, and equipments were captured; more than three hundred prisoners, one hundred seventy-five horses besides those belonging to the artillery, two hundred new tents, and immense quantities of commissary and quartermaster's stores, fell into our hands. Ewell's division, with the Fifth Virginia Cavalry under Colonel Rosser, were left at Bristoe Station, and the rest of the command arrived at the Junction early on the 27th. Soon a considerable force of the enemy, under Brigadier General Taylor of New Jersey, approached from the direction of Alexandria, and pushed forward boldly to recover the stores. After a sharp engagement he was routed and driven back, leaving his killed and wounded on the field. The troops remained at Manassas Junction during the day, and supplied themselves with everything they requ
h bank of the river. On the 5th we were reenforced by General Rosser with six hundred mounted men, and Kershaw's division, d and arrived at New Market with his infantry on the 7th. Rosser pushed forward on the back and middle roads in pursuit of eft flank as soon as Gordon should become engaged, and for Rosser to move with his own and Wickham's brigade on the back roa, and, a very short time after he started, the firing from Rosser on our left and the picket firing at the ford at which Gord, Kershaw was ordered from the left to supply his place. Rosser had attacked the enemy promptly at the appointed time, but two were on the left near the Back road, held in check by Rosser. His force was so weak he could only watch. After he hater part of the infantry was halted at Fisher's Hill, and Rosser, whose command had retired in good order on the Back road,timore and Ohio Railroad was surprised and captured by General Rosser. Two regiments of Federal cavalry with their arms and
gren's raid, 424-25. Evacuation, 556. Tobacco burned, 565-66. Ricket, General, 286. Ripley, General, 114, 133, 270. Rives, General, 40. Roanoke (frigate), 165, 166. Robertson, General, 270, 271. Roddy, General, 462, 472, 473, 474. Rodes, Gen. R. E., 103, 105, 131, 282, 302, 367, 434,437,438,449. Report on battle of Seven Pines, 104. Rodgers, Colonel W. P., 329-30. Rogers, A. J., 420. Rosecrans, General, 324, 325, 326, 327, 328, 329, 330, 356,357, 358, 361., 362, 364. Rosser, General, 271, 451, 452, 453, 454-55. Rost, —, 311. Ruggles, Col. George D., 262, 263. Russell, Colonel, 28. Lord John, 319, 321, 322. Reply to U. S. demand for the Alabama crew, 217. Statements to U. S. concerning shipment of armaments, 225, 226-27. Russia. Reply to arbitration suggestion, 319-20. S Sabine Pass, Battle of, 198-99. Reports, 199-200. Sachem (gunboat), 197, 199, 200. Sailor's Creek, Battle of, 563-64. St. John, Gen. I. M., 550. Report of operations of comm