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Doc. 59 1/2. skirmish near Chapmansville, Va., September 25, 1861. The correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette gives the following account of this skirmish: camp Enyart, October 1, 1861. The necessities for aid in Western Virginia led the Government to order the Thirty-fourth regiment into the field before the brigade of Zouaves was completed. This to the officers was a great disappointment, as the drill is peculiar, rendering their cooperation a very important element of their efficiency and success. Yet, like true soldiers, they responded to the call with the regiment completed, and marched for Western Virginia with a notice of six hours, and reached Camp Enyart Thursday the 19th of September. The officers, believing that the best drill they could give the Zouaves would be to let them go through their peculiar tactics with a rebel army for interested spectators, and learning that the enemy was in force about fifty miles from their camp, took up their line of march
Doc. 59 1/2. skirmish near Chapmansville, Va., September 25, 1861. The correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette gives the following account of this skirmish: camp Enyart, October 1, 1861. The necessities for aid in Western Virginia led
The following letter is exclusively devoted to the fight which the Piatt Zouaves had with the rebels near Chapmansville, Va.
camp Enyart, Kanawha, Oct. 2.
Eds. Com.: The Zouave Thirty-fourth regiment, Ohio, have had a chance to show their metal.
This was on Wednesday, on Kanawha Gap, near Chapmansville, Va. After marching forty-two miles, they came upon the enemy, who were behind breastworks, but could not stand our boys' steady fire, for they retreated in utter consternatio onel lay mortally wounded, deserted by all his men but one.
Our whole column finally marched into the little town of Chapmansville, formerly Headquarters of the enemy, and camped for the night.
In my next I may describe our homeward march — or,