Report of Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, Third Corps.
Hdqrs. Second Division, Third Corps, Army of Va.,
August 14, 1862.
Colonel: Agreeably to orders I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by my division in the late engagement near Cedar Mountain: Continue reading “No. 20. Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts.”
Report of Maj. Davis Tillson, Chief of Artillery, Second Division.
Hdqrs 2d Div., 3d Army Corps, Army of Virginia,
Near Cedar Mountain, Va., August 14, 1862.
Captain: In compliance with orders from these headquarters, calling for reports as to the part taken by the different commands during the late engagement with the enemy, I have the honor to make the following statement of the operations of the field batteries of this division: Continue reading “No. 21. Maj. Davis Tillson.”
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 Brig. Gen. Abram Duryea, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, Second Division.
Hdqrs. 1st Brig., 2d Div., 3d Army Corps, Army of Va.,
August 14, 1862.
Sir: I have the honor to report that this brigade took up the line of march for the scene of action at Slaughter Mountain on the evening of the 9th instant at 4 o’clock p. m., arriving on the field about 7 o’clock. Continue reading “No. 22. Brig. Gen. Abram Duryea.”