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No. 2.-Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army. No. 3.-Col. James E. Rains, C. S. Army. No. 1.-report of Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. headquarters Twelfth Brigade, Camp Cumberland Ford, March 24, 1862. Captain: Late in the afternoon of the 20th instant I was informed by a messenger from Claiborne County, East Tennessee that four rebel regiments, with six pieces of artillery, under command of General Smith (who had arrived on the preceding day), left Cumberland Gap on the 19th instant to attack the Second East Tennessee Regiment, which was then stationed at Woodson's Gap, some 3 miles from Fincastle, Campbell County, East Tennessee. Orders were given to the First East Tennessee Regiment, Colonel Byrd-Seventh Kentucky, Colonel Garrard-Sixteenth Ohio, Colonel De Courcy; Forty-ninth Indiana, Colonel Say, and to Lieutenant-Colonel Munday, First Battalion of Kentucky Cavalry, to prepare four days rations and be ready to move on the following morning. Captain Wetmore's Nin
March 21-23, 1862.-reconnaissance to and skirmish at Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. No. 2.-Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army. No. 3.-Col. James E. Rains, C. S. Army. No. 1.-report of Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. headquarters Twelfth Brigade, Camp Cumberland Ford, March 24, 1862. Captain: Late in the afternoon of the 20th instant I was informed by a messenger from Claiborne County, East Tennessee that four rebel regiments, with six pieces of artillery, under command of General Smith (who had arrived on the preceding day), left Cumberland Gap on the 19th instant to attack the Second East Tennessee Regiment, which was then stationed at Woodson's Gap, some 3 miles from Fincastle, Campbell County, East Tennessee. Orders were given to the First East Tennessee Regiment, Colonel Byrd-Seventh Kentucky, Colonel Garrard-Sixteenth Ohio, Colonel De Courcy; Forty-ninth Indiana, Colonel Say, and to Lieutenant-Colonel Munday, F
with a rough sketch of the Gap and their works. I have ordered up the Thirty-third Indiana Regiment. Respectfully, &c., S. P. Carter, Acting Brigadier-General, Twelfth Brigade,. Capt. J, B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant-General, Chief of Staff. No. 2.-report of Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army. headquarters Department of East Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., March 30, 1862. General: Col. J. E. Rains, commanding the post at Cumberland Gap, reports that on the evening of the 21st instant the enemy drove in the pickets and on the morning following appeared in his front. Having succeeded in placing two pieces of artillery in position on a neighboring ridge, they opened fire, which was kept up during the day (the 22d) with considerable vigor, as well as from small-arms at long range, but with little effect. List of casualties omitted shows 5 men wounded. The loss of the enemy is not known, but during the night they withdrew, apparently in great consternation. A body
March 21st, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 10
March 21-23, 1862.-reconnaissance to and skirmish at Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. No. 2.-Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army. No. 3.-Col. James E. Rains, C. S. Army. No. 1.-report of Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. headquarters Twelfth Brigade, Camp Cumberland Ford, March 24, 1862. Captain: Late in the afternoon of the 20th instant I was informed by a messenger from Claiborne County, East Tennessee that four rebel regiments, with six pieces of artillery, under command of General Smith (who had arrived on the preceding day), left Cumberland Gap on the 19th instant to attack the Second East Tennessee Regiment, which was then stationed at Woodson's Gap, some 3 miles from Fincastle, Campbell County, East Tennessee. Orders were given to the First East Tennessee Regiment, Colonel Byrd-Seventh Kentucky, Colonel Garrard-Sixteenth Ohio, Colonel De Courcy; Forty-ninth Indiana, Colonel Say, and to Lieutenant-Colonel Munday, F
March 22nd, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 10
djutant-General C. S. Army. No. 3.-reports of Col. James E. Rains, C. S. Army. headquarters, Cumberland Gap, March 22, 1862. Sir: On yesterday evening, about dark, a party of infantry scouts which I sent out drove in the enemy's pickets E. Rains Colonel, Commanding iost. Maj. H. L. Clay, Assistant Adjutant-General. headquarters, Cumberland Gap, March 22, 1862-11 a. m. Major: A line of couriers is established from this place direct to Knoxville; 2 men at intervals of 12 mil, Commanding lost. Maj. H. L. Clay, Assistant Adjutant-General, Knoxville, Tenn. headquarters, Cumberland Gap, March 22, 1862. Major: It is 1 o'clock. The fight has opened with considerable vigor on both sides with artillery and infantry. l, Commanding Post. Maj. H. L. Clay, Assistant Adjutant-General, Knoxville, Tenn. headquarters, Cumberland Gap, March 22, 1862-6 p. m. Major: We have had a brisk fire all day. The enemy have planted five or six batteries on the ridge in fron
March 23rd, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 10
March 21-23, 1862.-reconnaissance to and skirmish at Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. No. 2.-Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army. No. 3.-Col. James E. Rains, C. S. Army. No. 1.-report of Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. headquarters Twelfth Brigade, Camp Cumberland Ford, March 24, 1862. Captain: Late in the afternoon of the 20th instant I was informed by a messenger from Claiborne County, East Tennessee that four rebel regiments, with six pieces of artillery, under command of General Smith (who had arrived on the preceding day), left Cumberland Gap on the 19th instant to attack the Second East Tennessee Regiment, which was then stationed at Woodson's Gap, some 3 miles from Fincastle, Campbell County, East Tennessee. Orders were given to the First East Tennessee Regiment, Colonel Byrd-Seventh Kentucky, Colonel Garrard-Sixteenth Ohio, Colonel De Courcy; Forty-ninth Indiana, Colonel Say, and to Lieutenant-Colonel Munday, F
March 24th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 10
March 21-23, 1862.-reconnaissance to and skirmish at Cumberland Gap, Tenn. Reports. No. 1.-Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. No. 2.-Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army. No. 3.-Col. James E. Rains, C. S. Army. No. 1.-report of Col. Samuel P. Carter, U. S. Army. headquarters Twelfth Brigade, Camp Cumberland Ford, March 24, 1862. Captain: Late in the afternoon of the 20th instant I was informed by a messenger from Claiborne County, East Tennessee that four rebel regiments, with six pieces of artillery, under command of General Smith (who had arrived on the preceding day), left Cumberland Gap on the 19th instant to attack the Second East Tennessee Regiment, which was then stationed at Woodson's Gap, some 3 miles from Fincastle, Campbell County, East Tennessee. Orders were given to the First East Tennessee Regiment, Colonel Byrd-Seventh Kentucky, Colonel Garrard-Sixteenth Ohio, Colonel De Courcy; Forty-ninth Indiana, Colonel Say, and to Lieutenant-Colonel Munday, F
March 30th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 10
rce and attack on south side or cut off supplies, I do not think the rebels could remain there long. I forward herewith a rough sketch of the Gap and their works. I have ordered up the Thirty-third Indiana Regiment. Respectfully, &c., S. P. Carter, Acting Brigadier-General, Twelfth Brigade,. Capt. J, B. Fry, Assistant Adjutant-General, Chief of Staff. No. 2.-report of Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith, C. S. Army. headquarters Department of East Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., March 30, 1862. General: Col. J. E. Rains, commanding the post at Cumberland Gap, reports that on the evening of the 21st instant the enemy drove in the pickets and on the morning following appeared in his front. Having succeeded in placing two pieces of artillery in position on a neighboring ridge, they opened fire, which was kept up during the day (the 22d) with considerable vigor, as well as from small-arms at long range, but with little effect. List of casualties omitted shows 5 men wounded.
aptain: Late in the afternoon of the 20th instant I was informed by a messenger from Claiborne County, East Tennessee that four rebel regiments, with six pieces of artillery, under command of General Smith (who had arrived on the preceding day), left Cumberland Gap on the 19th instant to attack the Second East Tennessee Regiment, which was then stationed at Woodson's Gap, some 3 miles from Fincastle, Campbell County, East Tennessee. Orders were given to the First East Tennessee Regiment, Colonel Byrd-Seventh Kentucky, Colonel Garrard-Sixteenth Ohio, Colonel De Courcy; Forty-ninth Indiana, Colonel Say, and to Lieutenant-Colonel Munday, First Battalion of Kentucky Cavalry, to prepare four days rations and be ready to move on the following morning. Captain Wetmore's Ninth Ohio Battery was also ordered to have one section (two Parrott guns) in readiness to accompany the command. The whole force amounted to some 2,300 men. Proper guards were left at this place and in the several camps.
S. P. Carter (search for this): chapter 10
ng the night they withdrew, apparently in great consternation. A body of cavalry to protect their rear were the only troops of the Federal forces seen the next morning, and which it was impossible to cut off. Information which had reached the enemy of an expedition toward Jacksborough led them to believe that the garrison had been weakened to a great extent, and induced this demonstration. After feeling and ascertaining that it was in force, they retired. Their force was no other than Carter's brigade, estimated at about 4,000 to 6,000. Respectfully, your obedient servant, E. Kirby Smith, Major-General, Commanding. General S. Cooper, Adjutant-General C. S. Army. No. 3.-reports of Col. James E. Rains, C. S. Army. headquarters, Cumberland Gap, March 22, 1862. Sir: On yesterday evening, about dark, a party of infantry scouts which I sent out drove in the enemy's pickets 3 miles out on Harlan road. At daylight. skirmishing parties of the enemy opened fire
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