Report of Brig. Gen. John W. Geary, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade.
_____, __, 1862.
General: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the First Brigade, Second Division, Second Corps, Army of Virginia, in the action at Cedar Creek, on Saturday, August 9: Continue reading “No. 12. Brig. Gen. John W. Geary.”
Reports of Col. John H. Patrick, Fifth Ohio Infantry.
Headquarters Fifth Ohio Volunteers,
In the Field, August 11, 1862.
Sir: We left Culpeper about 9 a.m. Saturday (9th), and reached the field of action, 8 miles distant, about 2 p. m.; took position on the left; stacked arms and rested; were shortly afterward ordered to support a battery, which was in position in the center. After about an hour were ordered to advance, taking about 300 men into the engagement. Continue reading “No. 14. Col. John H. Patrick.”