Reports of Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, C.S. Army, commanding Valley District, with congratulations from General R. E. Lee.
Near Locust Dale, August 9, 1862.
General: I am not making much progress. The enemy’s cavalry yesterday and last night also threatened my train. Eight of their number, including 3 officers, were captured by Colonel Flournoy yesterday. None were captured last night so far as heard. Continue reading “No. 28. Thomas J. Jackson.”
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.”
Report of Capt. Charles L. Haynes, Twenty-seventh Virginia Infantry.
Camp Near Gordonsville, Va., August 13, 1862.
Sir: I respectfully submit the following as a report of the part my regiment took in the battle of the 9th instant near Ripley’s Station, in Culpeper County, Virginia: Continue reading “No. 35. Capt. Charles L. Haynes.”
Report of Lieut. Col. Edwin G. Lee, Thirty-third Virginia Infantry.
Camp Garnett, Va.,
August 13, 1862.
Captain: In obedience to orders just received I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by me in the action of August 9 at Cedar Run: Continue reading “No. 36. Lieut.-Col. Edwin G. Lee.”
Report of Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill, C. S. Army, commanding Light Division.
Headquarters Light Division,
Camp Gregg, March 8, 1863.
Colonel: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the Light Division, under my command, at the battle of Cedar Run: Continue reading “No. 50. Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill.”
Report of Brig. Gen. James J. Archer, C. S. Army, commanding _____ Brigade.
Headquarters Archer’s Brigade,
General A. P. Hill’s Light Division,
August 14, 1862.
Major: I have the honor to report that early in the morning of the 9th instant I marched with my brigade, about 1,200 strong, constituting a part of Major-General Hill’s division, from Orange Court-House toward the battle-field. Continue reading “No. 52. Brig. Gen. James J. Archer.”
Report of Brig. Gen. James H. Lane, C. S. Army, commanding Fourth Brigade.
Headquarters Fourth Brigade,
November 14, 1862.
I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by this brigade in the various engagements from Cedar Run to Shepherdstown, inclusive. The report must necessarily be imperfect, as I was not in command of the brigade until after General Branch’s fall, Continue reading “No. 54. Brig. Gen. James H. Lane.”
Report of Brig. Gen. L. O’B. Branch, C. S. Army, commanding ____ Brigade,
with extracts from his journal.
Hdqrs. Branch’s Brigade, A. P. Hill’s Division,
August 18, 1862.
Sir: I have the honor to report that on Saturday, August 9, while on the march toward Culpeper Court-House, I was ordered to halt my brigade and form it in line of battle on the left of and at right angles to the road. Continue reading “No. 55. Brig. Gen. L. O’Bryan Branch.”