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The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson In Which is Told the Part Taken by the Rockbridge Artillery in the Army of Northern Virginia   By: (1842-)

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THE STORY OF A CANNONEER UNDER STONEWALL JACKSON

[Illustration: GENERAL "STONEWALL" JACKSON

FRONTISPIECE]

The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson

IN WHICH IS TOLD THE PART TAKEN BY THE ROCKBRIDGE ARTILLERY IN THE ARMY OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

BY EDWARD A. MOORE Of the Rockbridge Artillery

WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY CAPT. ROBERT E. LEE, JR., and HON. HENRY ST. GEORGE TUCKER

Fully Illustrated by Portraits

NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON THE NEALE PUBLISHING COMPANY 1907

Copyright, 1907, by

E. A. MOORE

TO MY COMRADES

OF THE

ROCKBRIDGE ARTILLERY

CONTENTS

PAGE

Introduction by Capt. Robert E. Lee, Jr 13

Introduction by Henry St. George Tucker 15

I Washington College Lexington Virginia Military Institute 19

II Entering the Service My First Battle Battle of Kernstown 25

III The Retreat Cedar Creek General Ashby Skirmishes McGaheysville 34

IV Swift Run Gap Reorganization of the Battery Wading in the Mud Crossing and Recrossing the Blue Ridge Battle of McDowell Return to the Valley 43

V Bridgewater Luray Valley Front Royal Following General Banks Night March Battle of Winchester Banks's Retreat 52

VI Capturing Federal Cavalry Charlestown Extraordinary March 60

VII General Jackson Narrowly Escapes Being Captured at Port Republic Contest Between Confederates and Federals for Bridge over Shenandoah 66

VIII Battle of Port Republic 72

IX From Brown's Gap to Staunton From Staunton to Richmond Cold Harbor General Lee Visits His Son in the Battery 77

X General Jackson Compliments the Battery Malvern Hill My Visit to Richmond 86

XI From Richmond to Gordonsville Battle of Cedar Run Death of General Winder Deserters Shot Cross the Rappahannock 93

XII Capture of Railroad Trains at Manassas Junction Battle with Taylor's New Jersey Brigade Night March by Light of Burning Cars 102

XIII Circuitous Night March First Day of Second Manassas Arrival of Longstreet's Corps 110

XIV The Second Battle of Manassas Incidents and Scenes on the Battlefield 117

XV Battle of Chantilly Leesburg Crossing the Potomac 125

XVI Maryland My Day in Frederick City 130

XVII Return to Virginia Investment and Capture of Harper's Ferry 138

XVIII Into Maryland Again Battle of Sharpsburg Wounded Return to Winchester Home 144

XIX Return to Army In Winter quarters Near Port Royal 161

XX Second Battle of Fredericksburg Chancellorsville Wounding and Death of Stonewall Jackson 170

XXI Opening of Campaign of 1863 Crossing to the Valley Battle at Winchester with Milroy Crossing the Potomac 179

XXII On the Way to Gettysburg Battle of Gettysburg Retreat. 187

XXIII At "The Bower" Return to Orange County, Virginia Blue Run Church Bristow Station Rappahannock Bridge Supplementing Camp Rations 202

XXIV Battle of Mine Run March to Frederick's Hall Winter quarters Social Affairs Again to the Front Narrow Escape from Capture by General Dahlgren Furloughs Cadets Return from New Market Spottsylvania and the Wilderness Return to Army at Hanover Junction Panic at Night 212

XXV Second Cold Harbor Wounded Return Home Refugeeing from Hunter 222

XXVI Personal Mention of Officers and Men Rockbridge Artillery Second Rockbridge Artillery 234

XXVII Oakland Return to Camp Off Duty Again The Race from New Market to Fort Gilmore Attack on Fort Harrison Winter quarters on the Lines Visits to Richmond 260

XXVIII Evacuation of Richmond Passing Through Richmond by Night The Retreat Battle of Sailor's Creek Battle of Cumberland Church 274

XXIX Appomattox 286

Appendix 293

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

PAGE

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