Note: This report is printed in Vol. 51, Serial 107, of the Official Records. The introduction to this supplemental volume states: This volume contains documents discovered too late to be included where they belong. They supplement a number of other volumes, and contain material from Big Bethel (June 10, 1861) through Bull Run, various operations in Virginia in 1861 and 1862 into Maryland in 1862.
Report of Captain James Thompson, Independent Battery, Light Pennsylvania Artillery.
Cedar Creek, Va. August 9, 1862.
Sir:–– Having arrived upon the gourd at dark and when near the wood thru’ which the road passes, I found the road blocked by troops and ordered to wheel to the right by Gen. McDowell and not having further instructions, I halted the battery until I was assigned a position on an open piece of ground between two patches of woods. Continue reading “Capt. James Thompson”
Report of Col. S. Crutchfield, C. S. Army, Chief of Artillery.
Headquarters Artillery Second Corps,
March 14, 1863.
Colonel: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the artillery of this army corps in the battle of Cedar Run of August 9, 1862: Continue reading “No. 29. Col. Stapleton Crutchfield.”
Report of Lieut. Col. Simon T. Walton, Twenty-third Virginia Infantry.
August 13, 1862.
The Twenty-third Virginia Regiment left its camp at this place with the rest of the army on the evening of August 7. It marched about 8 miles that night and bivouacked near Orange Court-House. Continue reading “No. 46. Lieut. Col. Simon T. Walton.”
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. Charles W. Field, C. S. Army, commanding First Brigade.
Headquarters First Brigade, Light Division,
August 13, 1862.
Major: I have the honor to report that my brigade marched from Orange Court-House early on the morning of the 9th instant, bringing up the rear of the whole army. Continue reading “No. 51. Brig. Gen. Charles W. Field.”
Report of Lieut. Col. R. L. Walker, C. S. Army, commanding Artillery Battalion, Light Division.
March ,— 1863
Major: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the artillery of the Light Division in the battle of Cedar Run. August 9: Continue reading “No. 58. Lieut. Col. R. L. Walker.”