Report of Col. Samuel H. Allen, First Maine Cavalry.
Headquarters First Maine Cavalry,
Near Cedar Mountain, Va., August 12, 1862.
General: In compliance with orders from headquarters I have the honor to report the following part taken by my regiment in the action of Saturday, the 9th instant:
By your order the regiment was drawn up in line of battle at about 6 o’clock a.m., in the field, upon the left of the main road, just beyond a corn field, and facing very nearly the enemy’s center, distant from 1 to 1 ½ miles. Continue reading “No. 3. Col. Samuel H. Allen.”
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.”
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.”
Report of Maj. Joshua Stover, Tenth Virginia Infantry.
Camp Frescatti, Va.,
August 13, 1862.
In accordance with orders from Headquarters Third Brigade I have the honor to submit the following report of the services rendered by the Tenth Regiment Virginia Volunteers, in the Third Brigade, Army Valley [District], in the battle of Cedar Run on August 9 : Continue reading “No. 45. Maj. Joshua Stover.”
Report of Lieut. Col. Simon T. Walton, Twenty-third Virginia Infantry.
August 13, 1862.
The Twenty-third Virginia Regiment left its camp at this place with the rest of the army on the evening of August 7. It marched about 8 miles that night and bivouacked near Orange Court-House. Continue reading “No. 46. Lieut. Col. Simon T. Walton.”
Report of Brig. Gen. Jubal A. Early, C. S. Army, commanding Fourth Brigade.
Headquarters Fourth Brigade, Third Division,
August 14, 1862.
Captain: I have the honor to make the following report of the operations of my brigade in the battle on Cedar Creek, near Slaughter Mountain, in Culpeper [County], on Saturday, the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 60. Brig. Gen. Jubal A. Early.”
Report of Col. James A. Walker, Thirteenth Virginia Infantry.
August 14, 1862.
I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of my regiment at the battle near Mitchell’s Station, fought on the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 61. Col. James A. Walker.”