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 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.”
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.”
Report of Lieut. Col. Thomas S. Garnett, Forty-eighth Virginia Infantry, commanding Second Brigade.
Hdqrs. Second Brig., First Div., Army Valley District,
Camp near Liberty Mills, Va., August 15, 1862.
Major: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the Second Brigade in the battle near Cedar Creek on the 9th instant: Continue reading “No. 37. Lieut. Col. Thomas S. Garnett.”
Report of Brig. Gen. L. O’B. Branch, C. S. Army, commanding ____ Brigade,
with extracts from his journal.
Hdqrs. Branch’s Brigade, A. P. Hill’s Division,
August 18, 1862.
Sir: I have the honor to report that on Saturday, August 9, while on the march toward Culpeper Court-House, I was ordered to halt my brigade and form it in line of battle on the left of and at right angles to the road. Continue reading “No. 55. Brig. Gen. L. O’Bryan Branch.”