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Orange County (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
consisted of Captain Wilson, Assistant Adjutant-General; Lieutenant Dabney, Aid-de-camp; and Lieutenant White, First Virginia battalion, Acting Aid-de-camp. For further particulars, the General is referred to reports from regimental commanders, herewith enclosed. Thomas S. Garnett, Lieutenant-Colonel, commanding Second Brigade, First Division, A. V. D. V. Dabney, Aid-de-Camp. Report of Colonel Taliaferro, of Third brigade. headquarters Third brigade, A. V., McGruder's farm, Orange County, Va., August 14, 1862. To Brigadier-General W. B. Taliaferro, commanding First Division, A. V.: General: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part sustained by the Third brigade of the First division, Army of the Valley, in the battle of Cedar Creek, on the ninth instant: This brigade was under your immediate command until about four o'clock P. M., when I was notified of the death of General Winder, commanding the First division, and that you had assumed its command.
Mitchell's Station (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
a regiment, camp near Gordonsville, Va., August 13, 1862. Captain J. H. Fulton, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General: sir: I respectfully submit the following as a report of the part my regiment took in the battle of the ninth instant, near Mitchell's Station, in Culpeper County, Virginia: In placing the brigade in line of battle, my regiment occupied the extreme right, connecting with the line of the Second brigade, and supported on the left by the Thirty-third Virginia volunteers. After ha Report of Colonel J. A. Walker. headquarters Thirteenth Virginia, August 14, 1862. Major Hall, A. A. A. General, Fourth Brigade: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of my regiment at the battle near Mitchell's Station on the ninth instant. After deploying regiment as skirmishers, as directed by the General commanding the brigade, we advanced into the woods, between us and the enemy, about two hundred yards, where the left wing, commanded by Lieutenant
Bristoe (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
r, of the Thirteenth Virginia, to the rank of Brigadier-General. My staff present were, Lieutenant-Colonel J. M. Jones and Captain G. Campbell Brown, Adjutant-General department, Lieutenant T. T. Turner, Aid-de-camp, and Lieutenant Richardson, Engineer corps. These officers were, as usual, active and efficient in the performance of their duties. Lieutenant Elliott Johnson, Aid-de-camp to Brigadier-General Garnett, volunteered on my staff, for the battle, and here, as well as afterward at Bristoe, I profited largely by his activity, coolness, and intelligence. This officer was severely wounded at Sharpsburg. His valuable and long services to the Confederacy, much of the time without rank, entitle him to promotion. I enclose herewith reports from Captain D'Aquin's Louisiana battery, Major Courtay, chief of artillery, Colonel Walker, Thirteenth Virginia, Colonel Forno, commanding Hays's brigade, (Louisiana,) General Trimble, and General Early. My losses were eight wounded in the a
Louisiana (Louisiana, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
t, volunteered on my staff, for the battle, and here, as well as afterward at Bristoe, I profited largely by his activity, coolness, and intelligence. This officer was severely wounded at Sharpsburg. His valuable and long services to the Confederacy, much of the time without rank, entitle him to promotion. I enclose herewith reports from Captain D'Aquin's Louisiana battery, Major Courtay, chief of artillery, Colonel Walker, Thirteenth Virginia, Colonel Forno, commanding Hays's brigade, (Louisiana,) General Trimble, and General Early. My losses were eight wounded in the artillery.  Killed.Wounded. Early's Brigade,16145 Trimble's Brigade,117 Forno's (Hays's) Brigade,08   Total,17178 Respectfully, R. S. Ewell, Commanding. P. S. I enclose a drawing of the field of battle, by Lieutenant Richardson, Engineer corps, showing movements of the division. Report of Major-General A. P. Hill. Headquarters Light Division, camp Gregg, March 8, 1863. Lieutenant-Colonel
Providence, R. I. (Rhode Island, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
om his flanking parties. Upon Colonel Jones's subsequent show of resistance, near where the engagement commenced, the enemy retired a short distance, and, about an hour afterward, retreated. Whilst Colonel Jones was gallantly leading his men in the charge, he received a sabre wound. I regret to say that, during the engagement, Major Marshall was captured. Having received information that only part of General Pope's army was at Culpeper Court-House, and hoping, through the blessing of Providence, to be able to defeat it before reenforcements should arrive there, Ewell's, Hill's, and Jackson's divisions were moved, on the seventh, in the direction of the enemy, from their respective encampments near Gordonsville. On the morning of the eighth, the enemy's cavalry, north of the Rapidan, was driven back by ours, under Brigadier-General Robertson. Our cavalry pursued the enemy's on the direct road from Barnett's Ford to Culpeper Court-House, and was followed by the other troops, Ewel
Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
report of the operations of the artillery in this division in the fight of the ninth instant, at Mrs. Crittenden's farm, near Slaughter's Mountain, Culpeper County, Virginia. The battle was opened by the artillery of this division, which had been posted, as presently described, with orders not to fire till the infantry, sent round to the left to fire upon the enemy's cavalry skirmishers, had opened. Captain Dement's First Maryland battery, Captain Brown's Chesapeake artillery, (also from Maryland,) Captain D'Aquin's Louisiana battery, and the rifle gun of Captain Latimer's battery, were posted in a line from the main road, on the left, to the mountain on the right, and as far forward as Majors's house. Captain Latimer, with three guns, and Lieutenant Terry, with Captain Johnson's (Bedford) battery, were stationed, by the Major-General in person, on Slaughter's Mountain, near the mountain house. From these positions, the several batteries named opened upon a large body of cavalry in
Slaughter Mountain (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
as follows, the movements of my division at Cedar Run, on the ninth August, 1862: My division fuit, and next morning I was remanded to Slaughter's Mountain. An armistice having been agreed on tohe ninth instant, during the engagement near Cedar Run: On the morning of the ninth, the First, cavalry drawn up on the range of hills near Cedar Run, with a line of videttes in front, whilst th, during the battle of the ninth instant, at Cedar Run. Although not actively engaged, the brigadee woods on our right along the slope of Slaughter's Mountain, and occupy a favorable position. Abouirst Virginia regiment in the battle of Slaughter's Mountain, on the ninth instant, which, I fear, w to camp, we first learned that the batte of Cedar Run had been progressing the greater part of the a part, was marched through the woods, near Cedar Run, in Culpeper, in column of regiments, withinmmand in the battle of the ninth instant, at Cedar Run: About five o'clock P. M., by order of Ma[13 more...]
Meadow Mills (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
ollowing report of the operations of my brigade in the battle on Cedar Creek, near Slaughter's Mountain, in Culpeper, on Saturday, the ninth , the brigade as formed in a meadow, on the north of a branch of Cedar Creek, in an oblique direction to the Culpeper road and to the left of was met with the head of his column just crossing the branch of Cedar Creek, half a mile in my rear. A short time after Lieutenant Early eport of the part taken by the Second brigade in the battle near Cedar Creek, on the ninth instant: By order of General Winder, commandingirginia battalion during the late engagement with the enemy near Cedar Creek, on the evening of the ninth instant: The First Virginia battf the part acted by the Thirty-seventh regiment in the action on Cedar Creek, on the ninth instant, it is necessary for me to state that it wabama volunteers, during the engagement on the ninth instant, at Cedar Creek. This regiment, being ordered to support General Ewell's divisi
Culpeper (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
, I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the First brigade in the battle of Cedar Run, Culpeper County, on the ninth instant: The following regiments constitute the brigade: The Fifth, Second, Fourth, Thirty-third, aport of the operations of the Forty-second regiment Virginia volunteers in the recent engagements at Cedar Run, Culpeper County, Virginia, on the ninth August, 1862: About three o'clock P. M., the regiment, commanded by Major Henry Layne, in conjllery in this division in the fight of the ninth instant, at Mrs. Crittenden's farm, near Slaughter's Mountain, Culpeper County, Virginia. The battle was opened by the artillery of this division, which had been posted, as presently described, with ollowing as a report of the part my regiment took in the battle of the ninth instant, near Mitchell's Station, in Culpeper County, Virginia: In placing the brigade in line of battle, my regiment occupied the extreme right, connecting with the line
Cedar Mountain (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 87
his brigade. He was thus thrown in rear of the division, and prevented from taking part in the battle of the following day. On the ninth, as we arrived within about eight miles of Culpeper Court-House, we found the enemy in our front, near Cedar Run, and a short distance west and north of Slaughter's Mountain. When first seen, his cavalry, in large force, occupied a ridge to the right of the road. A battery, under Lieutenant Terry, opened upon the cavalry, which soon forced it to retire.de, August 14, 1862. Major-General R. S. Ewell, commanding Third Division: General: In compliance with your request, I submit a statement of the operations of the Seventh brigade on the ninth instant, in the battle of Slaughter's Mountain, (Cedar Run.) On the morning of the ninth, being in view of the enemy's cavalry, I was directed to approach under cover, and occupy a pine thicket, about three quarters of a mile from the enemy's picket. This was done successfully, undiscovered by the
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