No. 26. General Robert E. Lee.

No. 26.

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.”

No. 28. Thomas J. Jackson.

No. 28.

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.”

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. 37. Lieut. Col. Thomas S. Garnett.

No. 37.

Report of Lieut. Col. Thomas S. Garnett,  Forty-eighth Virginia Infantry, commanding Second Brigade.

Hdqrs. Second Brig., First Div., Army Valley District,     
Camp near Liberty Mills, Va., August 15, 1862.

     Major:  I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the Second Brigade in the battle near Cedar Creek on the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 37. Lieut. Col. Thomas S. Garnett.”

No. 38. Capt. William A. Witcher.

No. 38.

Report of Capt. W. A. Witcher, Twenty-first Virginia Infantry.

Camp Near Gordonsville, Va.,     
August 13, 1862.

     Sir:   In obedience to order I offer the following report of the Twenty-first Virginia Regiment in the battle of Slaughter Mountain on the 9th instant, which I fear will be an imperfect one, as I only took command after the fight had considerably advanced: Continue reading “No. 38. Capt. William A. Witcher.”

No. 39. Capt. Abner Dobyns.

No. 39.

Report of Capt. Abner Dobyns, Forty-second Virginia Infantry.

Camp Near Liberty Mills,     
August 13, 1862.

     Colonel:    In obedience to orders I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Forty-second Regiment Virginia Volunteers in the recent engagement at Cedar Run, Culpeper County, Virginia, on August 9: Continue reading “No. 39. Capt. Abner Dobyns.”

No. 40. Capt. James H. Horton.

No. 40.

Report of Capt. J. H. Horton, Forty-eighth Regiment Virginia Infantry.

Camp Near Liberty Mills, Va.,     
August 13, 1862.

     Lieutenant:    I herewith transmit a report of the part taken by the Forty-eighth Regiment, of the Second Brigade, commanded by Capt. William Y. C. Hannum, in the battle of the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 40. Capt. James H. Horton.”

No. 41. Maj. John Seddon.

No. 41.

Report of Maj. John Seddon, First Virginia Battalion. 

August 14, 1862.

     Colonel:   I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the First Virginia Battalion during the late engagement with the enemy near Cedar Creek on the evening of the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 41. Maj. John Seddon.”