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. 29. Col. Stapleton Crutchfield.

No. 29.

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.”

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. 31. Col. Charles A. Ronald.

No. 31.

Report of Col. Charles A. Ronald, Fourth Virginia Infantry, commanding First Brigade.

Hdqrs. First Brig., Virginia Vols., Valley District,     
August 15, 1862.

      Sir:    Before the brigade became engaged in the battle of Cedar Run, on Saturday, the 9th, Brig. Gen. Charles S. Winder was mortally wounded, whereupon the command devolved on me.  In obedience to your order, therefore, I have the honor to submit the following report of the pat taken by the First Brigade in the battle of Cedar Run, Culpeper County, on the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 31. Col. Charles A. Ronald.”

No. 33. Col. R. D. Gardner.

No. 33.

Report of Lieut. Col. R. D. Gardner, Fourth Virginia Infantry.

Camp Garnett,     
 Near Gordonsville, Va., August 14, 1862.

     Sir:   I submit the following report of the part taken by this regiment in the battle of Cedar Creek on the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 33. Col. R. D. Gardner.”

No. 36. Lieut.-Col. Edwin G. Lee.

No. 36.

Report of Lieut. Col. Edwin G. Lee, Thirty-third Virginia Infantry.

Camp Garnett, Va.,        
August 13, 1862.

     Captain:   In obedience to orders just received I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by me in the action of August 9 at Cedar Run: Continue reading “No. 36. Lieut.-Col. Edwin G. Lee.”

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.”