Report of Major John G. Kasey, Fifty-eighth Virginia, of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9, 1862.
This regiment was drawn up in line of battle with the other regiments of the Fourth Brigade at about 4 o’clock on the evening of August 9, at a distance of about one mile from the enemy’s batteries, and moving forward encountered the enemy’s cavalry, which retired as the brigade advance. Continue reading “Maj. John G. Kasey.”
Report of Brig. Gen. Isaac R. Trimble, C. S. Army, commanding Seventh Brigade.
Headquarters Seventh Brigade,
August 14, 1862.
General: In compliance with your request I submit a statement of the operations of the Seventh Brigade on the 9th instant in the battle of Slaughter Mountain (Cedar Run): Continue reading “No. 62. Brig. Gen. Isaac R. Trimble.”
Report of Col. Henry Forno, Fifth Louisiana Infantry, commanding Hays’
(or First Louisiana) Brigade.
Headquarters Hays’ Brigade,
August 18, 1862.
Sir: I have the honor to report the part taken by Hays’ brigade, now under my command, during the battle of the 9th instant, at Cedar Run. Continue reading “No. 63. Col. Henry Forno.”
Report of Maj. A. R. Courtney, C. S. Army, Chief of Artillery, Third Division.
Headquarters Third Division,
August 15, 1862.
Sir: I beg leave respectfully to make the following report of the operations of the artillery in this division in the fight of the 9th instant, at Mrs. Crittenden’s farm, near Slaughter Mountain, Culpeper County, Virginia. Continue reading “No. 64. Maj. A. R. Courtney.”
Report of Capt. Louis E. D’Aquin, Louisiana Guard Artillery.
Camp Wheat, August 14, 1862.
[I have the honor to make the following] report of the behavior of the officers and men of the Louisiana Guard Artillery in [the] late engagement of the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 65. Capt. Louis D’Aquin.”
Report of Lieutenant Nathaniel Terry, John R. Johnson’s Virginia Battery, of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9, 1862.
Report of the positions occupied by Johnson’s Battery and the number of men wounded in the engagement of August 9, 1862.
First position of howitzers, 400 yards southeast [of the] Hospital. Continue reading “Lt. Nathaniel Terry.”
Report of Col. William E. Jones, Seventh Virginia Cavalry.
Orange Court-House, Va.,
August 14, 1862.
Sir: I have the honor to report that on the 9th instant my regiment was ordered on a reconnaissance near Madison Court-House. The march of 25 miles was made by sundown and without incident or discovery worthy of record. On returning to camp we first learned that the battle of Cedar Run had been progressing the greater part of the day, and moved on without a moment’s delay to the scene of action. Continue reading “No. 66. William E. Jones.”