No. 30. Brig. Gen. William B. Taliaferro.

No. 30.

Report of Brig. Gen. William B. Taliaferro, C. S. Army, commanding First Division.

Headquarters First Division, Valley Army,                 
Camp near Liberty Mills, Va., August 13, 1862.

      Captain:  By direction of the major-general commanding I have the honor to report the operations of my command on the 9th instant, during the engagement near Cedar Run: Continue reading “No. 30. Brig. Gen. William B. Taliaferro.”

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. 33. Col. R. D. Gardner.

No. 33.

Report of Lieut. Col. R. D. Gardner, Fourth Virginia Infantry.

Camp Garnett,     
 Near Gordonsville, Va., August 14, 1862.

     Sir:   I submit the following report of the part taken by this regiment in the battle of Cedar Creek on the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 33. Col. R. D. Gardner.”