No. 18. Lieut. Col. Hector Tyndale.

No. 18.

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.”

No. 19. Brig. Gen. Henry Prince.

No. 19.

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.”

Guided battlefield tour February 27

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”