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, cavalry; the Second brigade, under Brig.-Gen. S. R. Anderson, to consist of the First, Seventh annder Loring was also to move on the 11th. General Anderson, with his brigade in light marching ordering that flank and the way to Cheat mountain; Anderson was on the turnpike, on the western top of Ch, without his knowing it, had been cut off by Anderson. This detail met Anderson's force, on the weAnderson's force, on the western Cheat mountain, nearly 3 miles from the Federal camp and joined in an engagement which, Kimbalhad been cut off but now came up and attacked Anderson's rear. At this juncture Kimball was inforst have lost his way! The Tennesseeans under Anderson became so impatient that they requested to be to the attack without waiting for Rust. But Anderson thought that he must be governed by the letteclined granting the request of his men. . . . Anderson and Donelson, finding that their situation war this, but met with a vigorous response from Anderson. While keeping up this artillery fire upon[4 more...]
te to both Gen. J. E. Johnston and Adjutant-General Cooper. He was not listened to, and later in the winter Johnson was forced to fall back to the Shenandoah mountain in consequence of a movement threatening his flank from the direction of Romney. Loring and the last two of his brigades joined Jackson on Christmas day of 1861. It was agreed that Loring should retain command of his own troops, the three infantry brigades under Col. William B. Taliaferro, Col. William Gilham and Brig.-Gen. S. R. Anderson, and Marye's and Shumaker's batteries, in all nearly 6,000 men, which increased Jackson's entire force, counting 2,000 or 3,000 militia, to about 11,000. Loring was recognized as second in command. Having secured all the troops that the Confederate authorities would intrust him with, Jackson, feeling that the force in hand was inadequate to the undertaking, but burning with a desire to recover western Virginia, determined to move on the enemy, notwithstanding the lateness of th
along which a portion of Johnston's army was retreating. Anticipating what happened, Johnston, on the morning of the 7th, ordered G. W. Smith to protect this road by advancing troops to drive back Franklin's movement. Placing the brigades of Whiting and Hampton in line of battle, Whiting advanced through the forest, drove in Franklin's skirmishers, and followed them through the woods, forcing them back, though reinforced with two regiments, to the edge of the forest nearest the river. S. R. Anderson's Tennessee brigade was added to the attacking column, and by midday Franklin was driven under cover of his gunboats. These and the accompanying transports Whiting attempted to shell from the edge of the bluff in his front, but the range of his guns was not sufficient to do much damage, nor was his artillery any match for the heavy fire of the gunboats; therefore, as he could accomplish nothing more, he withdrew to his original position near Barhamsville, after a loss of 48 men as agai