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. Maj. Gen. 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. Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson.”

No. 50. Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill.

No. 50.

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.”

No. 53. Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas.

No. 53.

Report of Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas, C. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade.

Headquarters Third Brigade, Light Division,     
October 25, 1862.

     Major:   I have the honor to report that this brigade on August 9 was, by order of General Hill, turned from the line of march to the right of the road and ordered to report to General Jackson. Continue reading “No. 53. Brig. Gen. Edward L. Thomas.”

No. 55. Brig. Gen. L. O’Bryan Branch.

No. 55.

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.”