Report of Lieut. Col. Hector Tyndale, Twenty-eighth Pennsylvania Infantry, of reconnaissance to Thoroughfare Mountain.
Headquarters Twenty-Eighth Regt. Pa. Vols.,
Near Culpeper, Va., August 11, 1862.
Colonel: On the 9th instant, being ordered by General Geary, I took this regiment on to Thoroughfare mountain, 10 miles distant from this road, to retake possession and re-establish the signal station, driven thence by the enemy’s cavalry in the morning of that day. I found no signs of the rebels on the route, except some half a dozen scouts, Continue reading “No. 18. Lieut. Col. Hector Tyndale.”
Report Brig. Gen. Henry Prince, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade.
Washington, November 10, 1862.
Sir: A prisoner of war, detained util recently, I have not had an opportunity before to report the part taken by my brigade in the battle of Cedar Mountain, Culpeper, Va., August 9, 1862. I respectfully request permission to do so now. Continue reading “No. 19. Brig. Gen. Henry Prince.”
Join Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield (FCMB) historians for a guided walking tour of the battlefield on Saturday, February 27 at 10:00 am. 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 February 27”