Reports of Maj. Gen. John Pope, U. S. Army, commanding the Army of Virginia, with congratulatory orders.*
Headquarters Army of Virginia,
Near Cedar Creek, August 10, 1862 —5.45 a.m.
The enemy crossed the Rapidan day before yesterday, and yesterday advanced in heavy force against Culpeper. Their advance under Ewell had a very severe engagement yesterday with Banks’ corps, in which the loss was heavy on both sides without decisive results. Continue reading “No. 1. Maj. Gen. John Pope.”
Return of Casualties in the Union forces, Maj. Gen. John Pope commanding, at the battle of Cedar Mountain, Va., August 9, 1862.
[Compiled from nominal lists of casualties, returns, etc.]* Continue reading “No. 2. Return of Casualties.”
Report of Brig. Gen. Alpheus S. Williams, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, Second Corps.
Hdqrs. First Div., Second Corps, Army of Virginia,
Near Cedar Run, Va., August 16, 1862.
Major: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the division under my command in the action at this place on the 9th instant:
My division, since the transfer of Geary’s brigade, is composed of the brigade commanded by Brigadier-General Crawford (Twenty-eighth New York, Colonel Donnelly; Forty-sixth Pennsylvania, Colonel Knipe; Tenth Maine, Colonel Beal, and Fifth Connecticut, Colonel Chapman), and of the Third Brigade, commanded by Brigadier-General Gordon (Third Wisconsin, Colonel Ruger; Second Massachusetts, Colonel Andrews, and Twenty-seventh Indiana, Colonel Colgrove). Continue reading “No. 7. Brig. Gen. Alpheus S. Williams.”
Report of Brig. Gen. Samuel W. Crawford, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade.
Hdqrs. First Brigade, First Division, Second Corps,
Army of Virginia, August 14, 1862.
Major: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operation of the force under my command in the recent engagement with the rebel forces near Cedar Mountain, Va.: Continue reading “No. 8. Brig. Gen. Samuel W. Crawford.”
Report of Col. George L. Andrews, Second Massachusetts Infantry, Third Brigade.
Hdqrs. Second Regt. Massachusetts Volunteers,
Camp near Slaughter Mountain, August 11, 1862.
In compliance with orders from brigade headquarters I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Second Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, August 9: Continue reading “No. 9. Col. George L. Andrews.”
Reports of Col. John H. Patrick, Fifth Ohio Infantry.
Headquarters Fifth Ohio Volunteers,
In the Field, August 11, 1862.
Sir: We left Culpeper about 9 a.m. Saturday (9th), and reached the field of action, 8 miles distant, about 2 p. m.; took position on the left; stacked arms and rested; were shortly afterward ordered to support a battery, which was in position in the center. After about an hour were ordered to advance, taking about 300 men into the engagement. Continue reading “No. 14. Col. John H. Patrick.”
Report of Col. William R. Creighton, Seventh Ohio Infantry.
Hdqrs. Seventh Regt. Ohio Volunteer Infantry,
In Field near Culpeper Court-House, August 9, 1862.
Sir: I would respectfully submit the following report of the part taken by the Seventh Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the battle of Cedar Creek, Saturday, August 9, 1862: Continue reading “No. 15. Col. William R. Creighton.”