Report of Brig. Gen. Robert H. Milroy, U. S. Army, commanding Independent Brigade, First Corps, of operations August 8-13.
Headquarters Independent Brigade,
Near Fort Ethan Allen, Va., September 12, 1862.
I have the honor to submit the following report of the movements of my command since the departure from Woodville, Va., on August 8, 1862:
At 9 o’clock p.m. my brigade, taking the advance of the corps, started in the direction of Culpeper, arriving at the place about 5 next morning. At 5 p.m. of same day received orders to march immediately in direction of Cedar Mountain, from which direction heavy firing had been heard all the afternoon. Continue reading “No. 5. Brig. Gen. Robert H. Milroy.”