Reports of Maj. Gen. John Pope, U. S. Army, commanding the Army of Virginia, with congratulatory orders.*
Headquarters Army of Virginia,
Near Cedar Creek, August 10, 1862 —5.45 a.m.
The enemy crossed the Rapidan day before yesterday, and yesterday advanced in heavy force against Culpeper. Their advance under Ewell had a very severe engagement yesterday with Banks’ corps, in which the loss was heavy on both sides without decisive results. Continue reading “No. 1. Maj. Gen. John Pope.”
Report of Brig. Gen. Samuel W. Crawford, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade.
Hdqrs. First Brigade, First Division, Second Corps,
Army of Virginia, August 14, 1862.
Major: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operation of the force under my command in the recent engagement with the rebel forces near Cedar Mountain, Va.: Continue reading “No. 8. Brig. Gen. Samuel W. Crawford.”
Report of Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, Third Corps.
Hdqrs. Second Division, Third Corps, Army of Va.,
August 14, 1862.
Colonel: Agreeably to orders I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by my division in the late engagement near Cedar Mountain: Continue reading “No. 20. Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts.”
Report of Brig. Gen. Zealous B. Tower, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade.
Hdqrs. 2d Brig., 2d Div., 3d Army Corp, Army of Va.,
August 14, 1862.
Sir: I have the honor to report, for the information of the general commanding the division, that Saturday, at 5 o’clock, in obedience to his orders, my brigade left camp, 2 miles south of Culpeper, and advanced on the Orange Court House road 3 ½ miles. Continue reading “No. 23. Brig. Gen. Zealous B. Tower.”