NOTICE: If you are reading this paragraph, this project is still under construction. It takes time and effort to load and format each of the 66 official battle reports. We decided to get the mechanics of these new blog pages working properly before all of them were ready to post. This paragraph will be deleted when all of the reports are completed and posted on this site.
Welcome to Friends of Cedar Mountain’s compilation of the official records of the August 9, 1862 battle. These aggregated reports are compiled from Series I, Volume XII, Part II [Reports], of the government publication: The War Of The Rebellion: A Compilation Of The Official Records Of The Union And Confederate Armies. Prepared, Under The Direction Of The Secretary Of War By Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott, Third U.S. Artillery, Published Pursuant To Act Of Congress Approved June 16, 1880.
This particular volume was reprinted in 1985 by Historical Times, Inc. Distributed by Broadfoot Publishing Company; Historical Times, Inc., Morningside House. Copyright 1971 by The National Historical Society, Harrisburg, PA 17105.
The links below will take visitors to the official Union and Confederate reports of officers present at the battle, submitted in most cases, only days after the fighting occurred.
The Board of Directors of Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield hope that by offering these documents on our website, we can aid visitors and researchers in their understanding of the significant events that happened here on a scorching hot August day in 1862.