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.”
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.”
Extract from letter of Colonel Hazael Joseph Williams, Fifth Virginia Infantry, on the Battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9, 1862.
August 17, 1886.
The distance my regiment was from the Culpeper Road was about 600 yards. (The regiment of the brigade were arranged as follows: Right [to left] Twenty-seventh Virginia, Thirty-third Virginia, Fifth Virginia, Second Virginia, Fourth Virginia.) The two regiments on my right was held back by a charge being made by a brigade of Federals, under the command of Colonel [Joseph Farmer] Knipe, if I mistake not. Continue reading “Col. Hazael J. Williams; (1886 letter).”