Guided battlefield tour

Join Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield (FCMB) historians for a guided walking tour of the battlefield on Saturday, January 23 at 10:00 am. This tour is open to all ages to learn about the August 9, 1862 encounter in which Confederate troops led by General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson prevailed over Federal troops led by General Nathaniel Banks at a cost of 3800 men killed or wounded. Continue reading “Guided battlefield tour”

No. 49. Capt. William T. Poague.

No. 49.

Report of Capt. William T. Poague, Rockbridge (Va.) Artillery.

Camp Near Gordonsville, Va.,         
August 14, 1862.

     Captain:   I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the battery under my command in the battle of the 9th instant at Cedar Run: Continue reading “No. 49. Capt. William T. Poague.”

No. 50. Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill.

No. 50.

Report of Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill, C. S. Army, commanding Light Division.

Headquarters Light Division,     
Camp Gregg,  March 8, 1863.

     Colonel:    I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the Light Division, under my command, at the battle of Cedar Run: Continue reading “No. 50. Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill.”

No. 51. Brig. Gen. Charles W. Field.

No. 51.

Report of Brig. Gen. Charles W. Field, C. S. Army, commanding First Brigade.

Headquarters First Brigade, Light Division,     
August 13, 1862.

     Major:   I have the honor to report that my brigade marched from Orange Court-House early on the morning of the 9th instant, bringing up the rear of the whole army. Continue reading “No. 51. Brig. Gen. Charles W. Field.”

No. 52. Brig. Gen. James J. Archer.

No. 52.

Report of Brig. Gen. James J. Archer, C. S. Army, commanding _____ Brigade.

Headquarters Archer’s Brigade,                  
General A. P. Hill’s Light Division,        

August 14, 1862.

     Major:   I have the honor to report that early in the morning of the 9th instant I marched with my brigade, about 1,200 strong, constituting a part of Major-General Hill’s division, from Orange Court-House toward the battle-field.   Continue reading “No. 52. Brig. Gen. James J. Archer.”

No. 53. Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas.

No. 53.

Report of Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas, C. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade.

Headquarters Third Brigade, Light Division,     
October 25, 1862.

     Major:   I have the honor to report that this brigade on August 9 was, by order of General Hill, turned from the line of march to the right of the road and ordered to report to General Jackson. Continue reading “No. 53. Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas.”

No. 54. Brig. Gen. James H. Lane.

No. 54.

Report of Brig. Gen. James H. Lane, C. S. Army, commanding Fourth Brigade.

Headquarters Fourth Brigade,     
November 14, 1862.

    I  have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by this brigade in the various engagements from Cedar Run to Shepherdstown, inclusive.  The report must necessarily be imperfect, as I was not in command of the brigade until after General Branch’s fall, Continue reading “No. 54. Brig. Gen. James H. Lane.”

No. 55. Brig. Gen. L. O’Bryan Branch.

No. 55.

Report of Brig. Gen. L. O’B. Branch, C. S. Army,  commanding ____ Brigade,
with extracts from his journal.

Hdqrs. Branch’s Brigade,  A. P. Hill’s Division,      
August 18, 1862.

     Sir:   I have the honor to report that on Saturday, August 9, while on the march toward Culpeper Court-House, I was ordered to halt my brigade and form it in line of battle on the left of and at right angles to the road. Continue reading “No. 55. Brig. Gen. L. O’Bryan Branch.”

No. 56. Col. Leroy A. Stafford.

No. 56.

Report of Col. Leroy A. Stafford, Ninth Louisiana Infantry, commanding Second Louisiana Brigade.

Headquarters Second Louisiana Brigade,     
August 14, 1862.

     I very respectfully submit the following report of the action and position of this brigade, under my command, at the battle of Cedar Creek on the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 56. Col. Leroy A. Stafford.”

No. 57. Brig. Gen. William D. Pender.

No. 57.

Report of Brig. Gen. William D. Pender, C. S. Army, commanding Sixth Brigade.

Headquarters Sixth Brigade, Light Division,    
[August 21?], 1862.

     General:    I have the honor to state that, in obedience to your orders, I formed my brigade on the left of General Archer’s, on the left of the road going from Cedar Run to Culpeper, in the battle on the 9th instant.  Continue reading “No. 57. Brig. Gen. William D. Pender.”