Report of General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding Army of Northern Virginia.
Headquarters Army of Northern Virginia,
April 18, 1863.
General S. Cooper,
Adjutant and Inspector General, C. S. Army, Richmond, Va.:
General: I respectfully submit herewith my report of the operations of this army from the battles before Richmond* to and including the battle of Cedar Mountain. The accompanying documents comprising reports of subordinate commanders, &c., are designated in the schedule attached to my report. Continue reading “No. 26. General Robert E. Lee.”
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. Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson.”
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 Maj. Gen. Richard S. Ewell, C. S. Army, Commanding Third Division.
Richmond, Va., March 6, 1863.
Sir: I have the honor to report as follows the movements of my division at Cedar Run on August 9, 1862: Continue reading “No. 59. Maj. Gen. Richard S. Ewell.”
Report of Brig. Gen. Jubal A. Early, C. S. Army, commanding Fourth Brigade.
Headquarters Fourth Brigade, Third Division,
August 14, 1862.
Captain: I have the honor to make the following report of the operations of my brigade in the battle on Cedar Creek, near Slaughter Mountain, in Culpeper [County], on Saturday, the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 60. Brig. Gen. Jubal A. Early.”
Report of Major John G. Kasey, Fifty-eighth Virginia, of the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9, 1862.
This regiment was drawn up in line of battle with the other regiments of the Fourth Brigade at about 4 o’clock on the evening of August 9, at a distance of about one mile from the enemy’s batteries, and moving forward encountered the enemy’s cavalry, which retired as the brigade advance. Continue reading “Maj. John G. Kasey.”
Report of Brig. Gen. Isaac R. Trimble, C. S. Army, commanding Seventh Brigade.
Headquarters Seventh Brigade,
August 14, 1862.
General: In compliance with your request I submit a statement of the operations of the Seventh Brigade on the 9th instant in the battle of Slaughter Mountain (Cedar Run): Continue reading “No. 62. Brig. Gen. Isaac R. Trimble.”
Report of Col. Henry Forno, Fifth Louisiana Infantry, commanding Hays’
(or First Louisiana) Brigade.
Headquarters Hays’ Brigade,
August 18, 1862.
Sir: I have the honor to report the part taken by Hays’ brigade, now under my command, during the battle of the 9th instant, at Cedar Run. Continue reading “No. 63. Col. Henry Forno.”
Report of Maj. A. R. Courtney, C. S. Army, Chief of Artillery, Third Division.
Headquarters Third Division,
August 15, 1862.
Sir: I beg leave respectfully to make the following report of the operations of the artillery in this division in the fight of the 9th instant, at Mrs. Crittenden’s farm, near Slaughter Mountain, Culpeper County, Virginia. Continue reading “No. 64. Maj. A. R. Courtney.”
Report of Capt. Louis E. D’Aquin, Louisiana Guard Artillery.
Camp Wheat, August 14, 1862.
[I have the honor to make the following] report of the behavior of the officers and men of the Louisiana Guard Artillery in [the] late engagement of the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 65. Capt. Louis D’Aquin.”