Report of Col. Samuel H. Allen, First Maine Cavalry.
Headquarters First Maine Cavalry,
Near Cedar Mountain, Va., August 12, 1862.
General: In compliance with orders from headquarters I have the honor to report the following part taken by my regiment in the action of Saturday, the 9th instant:
By your order the regiment was drawn up in line of battle at about 6 o’clock a.m., in the field, upon the left of the main road, just beyond a corn field, and facing very nearly the enemy’s center, distant from 1 to 1 ½ miles. Continue reading “No. 3. Col. Samuel H. Allen.”