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Sperryville (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
Move at sunrise with Kershaw and Cuttshaw up the Valley pike and camp on North fork of Shenandoah, opposite Buckton. September 16 Move at sunrise, cross North fork at Buckton ford, cross South fork at McCoy's ford, and camp at Bentonville. September 17 Move at sunrise on the Mud turnpike, from which we turned off four miles north of Luray and camped four miles from Luray on the Sperryville and Luray pike. September 18 Move at sunrise, cross Thornton's gap, pass through Sperryville, Woodville and camp two miles east of the latter. September 19 Move at sunrise and arrive at Culpeper in time to meet a Yankee raiding party, Sixteenth New York cavalry, which is found to have passed down to Rapidan bridge and burnt it. We intercept the party on its return by Bryan's brigade near Poney mountain. September 20 Move at 12 M. for Rapidan station. September 21, 22 At Rapidan station awaiting the completion of the bridge. September 23 Bridge finished. M
Petersburg, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
ders to move to north side and assume command. September 29 Move to north side early and find the enemy holding Fort Harrison, which he had taken by a coup de main. One battalion of reserve, one hundred and fifty men, were in the fort. Greggld arrives with Law's brigade just in time to aid Gregg's and Benning's brigade in repulsing a most violent assault on Fort Gilmer. Many negroes were killed in the ditch. General Lee arrives, and Bratton's and Anderson's brigades come over, making Field's full division. In the afternoon Colonel Montague with four regiments of Pickett's troops, pushes up towards Fort Harrison. September 30 During last night Hoke came over with Kirkland's, Clingman's and Colquitt's brigades and Scales'. After reconnoissance, Fort Harrison is attacked by Law, Anderson and Bratton, and Clingman and Colquitt. The attack is repulsed. October 1 Dispositions made for taking up a new line. A movement of the enemy to our left up the Darbytown and
Hazel River (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
aw's division arrives to-day. August 9, 10 Quiet. Waiting for our transportations. August 11 Cuttshaw's artillery horses and Fitz. Lee's cavalry division arrive. Hear of Early at Bunker Hill. August 12 With Kershaw's division and Cuttshaw's battalion of artillery, we move from Mitchell's station soon after sunrise and halt at Culpeper at midday. At 4. P. M. Kershaw moves for Hazel run, on the Graded road, followed by the artillery battalion, and camped for the night on Hazel river. Fitz. Lee's division moves from Culpeper Courthouse, and passes the infantry at night. August 13 March resumed. Camp two miles north of Flint Hill. August 14 March continues at sunrise. Troops arrive at Front Royal in afternoon. Kershaw posts a regiment on picket at the ford on the south fork on the Winchester road and one on the Berryville road, a mile from town. August 15 Enemy reported to have a brigade of cavalry at Cedarville, on the Winchester pike, and an inf
New Bridge (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
morning, if the enemy should be discovered to be withdrawing. June 9th Enemy still in force in front. Early removed from the left, and Field and Pickett extend to fill the old trenches as far as Dickerson's house. June 10th, 11th and 12th No change in our line. Affairs quiet. June 13th The enemy is discovered to have disappeared from our front. The troops are at once put in motion. Kershaw, Pickett and Field crossing the Chickahominy at McClellan's bridge — trains by New bridge. We march by Seven Pines and over to the Charles City road, move down that, turn off at Williams' and bivouac near the battlefield of Frazier's farm. A little skirmishing at Riddle's shop by A. P. Hill. June 14th Quiet. No enemy immediately in front. Supposed to have crossed the James. In the evening orders are received to take position on Three Mile creek. June 15th Gary reports the enemy advancing and passed Nance's shop. Movement suspended in consequence. June 16th
Bentonville (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
y's infantry reported crossing the Opequon and advancing; Our troops turned out to meet them. Enemy retire across the Opequon. Object of the movement supposed to be a reconnoissance. September 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 Without change. September 15 Move at sunrise with Kershaw and Cuttshaw up the Valley pike and camp on North fork of Shenandoah, opposite Buckton. September 16 Move at sunrise, cross North fork at Buckton ford, cross South fork at McCoy's ford, and camp at Bentonville. September 17 Move at sunrise on the Mud turnpike, from which we turned off four miles north of Luray and camped four miles from Luray on the Sperryville and Luray pike. September 18 Move at sunrise, cross Thornton's gap, pass through Sperryville, Woodville and camp two miles east of the latter. September 19 Move at sunrise and arrive at Culpeper in time to meet a Yankee raiding party, Sixteenth New York cavalry, which is found to have passed down to Rapidan bridge and
Chester, Pa. (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
o enemy immediately in front. Supposed to have crossed the James. In the evening orders are received to take position on Three Mile creek. June 15th Gary reports the enemy advancing and passed Nance's shop. Movement suspended in consequence. June 16th Pickett and Field move at 3 and 5 A. M., cross James river at Drewry's Bluff, and move down the turnpike towards Petersburg to occupy the line abandoned by General Beauregard. We found a picket of the enemy on the turnpike near Chester, and the line occupied by the enemy. Reconnoitering, and an effort to get him out, we get the left, including Howlett's. June 17th During the day we possess ourselves of the line by an advance of Pickett and Field. On the night of this day there is heavy fighting at Petersburg, and urgent calls are made by General Beauregard for aid. Kershaw arrives near Perdue's. June 18th At 3 A. M. Kershaw moves for Petersburg, followed by Field. Pickett occupying the whole line. We arriv
Luray (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
posite Buckton. September 16 Move at sunrise, cross North fork at Buckton ford, cross South fork at McCoy's ford, and camp at Bentonville. September 17 Move at sunrise on the Mud turnpike, from which we turned off four miles north of Luray and camped four miles from Luray on the Sperryville and Luray pike. September 18 Move at sunrise, cross Thornton's gap, pass through Sperryville, Woodville and camp two miles east of the latter. September 19 Move at sunrise and arriveLuray on the Sperryville and Luray pike. September 18 Move at sunrise, cross Thornton's gap, pass through Sperryville, Woodville and camp two miles east of the latter. September 19 Move at sunrise and arrive at Culpeper in time to meet a Yankee raiding party, Sixteenth New York cavalry, which is found to have passed down to Rapidan bridge and burnt it. We intercept the party on its return by Bryan's brigade near Poney mountain. September 20 Move at 12 M. for Rapidan station. September 21, 22 At Rapidan station awaiting the completion of the bridge. September 23 Bridge finished. Move to Gordonsville. September 24 Kershaw moves at sunrise to join Early, via Swift Run gap.
Guard Hill (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
aw posts a regiment on picket at the ford on the south fork on the Winchester road and one on the Berryville road, a mile from town. August 15 Enemy reported to have a brigade of cavalry at Cedarville, on the Winchester pike, and an infantry force on the Berryville road. The enemy sends a scouting party across Island ford, which, however, soon retires. August 16 About 12 noon information is received of the advance of four brigades of the enemy's cavalry to Cedarville. To hold Guard Hill and cover the passage of the Shenandoah, Wofford's brigade of infantry and Wickham's of cavalry and artillery are sent to seize the position, which is done with the loss of but eight or ten men. Wofford, however, moves off to the right to attack the enemy's cavalry, which had now come up in force, and just at that moment, having charged and driven back our own cavalry, pitches into Wofford and drives him back in confusion and with loss. Brigade is subsequently moved across the river. A
Drewry's Bluff (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
down that, turn off at Williams' and bivouac near the battlefield of Frazier's farm. A little skirmishing at Riddle's shop by A. P. Hill. June 14th Quiet. No enemy immediately in front. Supposed to have crossed the James. In the evening orders are received to take position on Three Mile creek. June 15th Gary reports the enemy advancing and passed Nance's shop. Movement suspended in consequence. June 16th Pickett and Field move at 3 and 5 A. M., cross James river at Drewry's Bluff, and move down the turnpike towards Petersburg to occupy the line abandoned by General Beauregard. We found a picket of the enemy on the turnpike near Chester, and the line occupied by the enemy. Reconnoitering, and an effort to get him out, we get the left, including Howlett's. June 17th During the day we possess ourselves of the line by an advance of Pickett and Field. On the night of this day there is heavy fighting at Petersburg, and urgent calls are made by General Beaurega
Newtown (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 11.83
lry through Smithfield. His troops afterwards return to camp. August 30 Without change. August 31 Bryan's brigade moves at daylight into Winchester to watch a probable movement of the enemy on Winchester from Berryville, where he seems to be in force. In the afternoon the whole division moves and takes its former camp near town. September 1 Some cavalry skirmishing on the Berryville road. A small party of enemy's cavalry reported to have crossed Front Royal road towards Newtown. Humphreys' brigade is sent down on Berryville road to support the cavalry; but the enemy's force having been exaggerated, it returns to camp. Wofford is posted near town on the Valley pike. September 2 Enemy's cavalry at Berryville. It is proposed for Kershaw and Fitz. Lee to surprise. him. As it is about being executed it is abandoned, the enemy having retired towards Charlestown. Early gets up towards Stone chapel and a small body of enemy's cavalry attack his rear. Septemb
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