Up and moving again on the morning of July 1, Carrington’s Battery reached the action at Malvern Hill between 2 and 3 p.m. Once there the company took shelter in a wooded area and out of sight of the enemy. Even so, enemy shells came in on them. “Finding myself in the presence of ‘Stonewall’, […]
… and is joined by two companies from Albemarle County. Taking the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, the body of troops would arrive at Manassas Junction at daybreak.
Approximately 6 p.m., April 17, 1861… Imboden arrives in Staunton to find the Staunton Artillery and Guard drawn up on the railroad platform, but word has found its way to many citizens (many, dedicated Staunton Vindicator readers, no doubt), and many civilians are crowded around the depot as well. A telegram awaits Imboden of the […]
Looking through the unit history for the Staunton Artillery yesterday (for something pertaining to a post over at BullRunnings), I came across a quote that sounded familiar. Then I realized that it was from a Gods & Generals conversation between “General Jackson” and “Captain Smith.” Remember? It was one held at the artillery position (Ricketts’?), […]