No. 31. Col. Charles A. Ronald.

No. 31.

Report of Col. Charles A. Ronald, Fourth Virginia Infantry, commanding First Brigade.

Hdqrs. First Brig., Virginia Vols., Valley District,     
August 15, 1862.

      Sir:    Before the brigade became engaged in the battle of Cedar Run, on Saturday, the 9th, Brig. Gen. Charles S. Winder was mortally wounded, whereupon the command devolved on me.  In obedience to your order, therefore, I have the honor to submit the following report of the pat taken by the First Brigade in the battle of Cedar Run, Culpeper County, on the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 31. Col. Charles A. Ronald.”

No. 32. Lieut. Col. Lawson Botts.

No. 32.

Report of Lieut. Col. Lawson Botts, Second Virginia Infantry.

[Camp Garnett],  August 13, 1862.

     Captain:   In obedience to order I have the honor to report that on Saturday, the 9th, about the hour of 5 p. m., the First Brigade, of which this (the Second Regiment of Virginia Infantry) is a part, was marched though a woods near Cedar Run, in Culpeper [County], in column of regiments, within range of the enemy’s artillery, a shell occasionally falling near the brigade.   Continue reading “No. 32. Lieut. Col. Lawson Botts.”

No. 34. Maj. Hazael J. Williams.

No. 34.

Report of Maj. H. J. Williams, Fifth Virginia Infantry.

August 14, 1862.

     I have the honor to report that at dawn on the morning of the 9th instant we left camp near the Rapidan River and marched a distance of 7 miles.  Engaged the enemy about 4 o’clock in the afternoon. Continue reading “No. 34. Maj. Hazael J. Williams.”