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in scaling the heights in the presence od an enemy who held the ridge and were perfectly familiar with the paths.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. D. COX, Brigadier-General.

Brigadier General W. S. ROSECRANS,

Commanding Department Western Virginia, Gauley Maintain.


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A and B.- Position of Confederate cannon.

C.- The ferry.

C D.- Union position November 10, midnight.

E E.- Confederate position November 10, midnight.

F.- Union position November 11, noon.

G.- Confederate position November 11, noon.

Numbers 3. Report of Major Samuel W. Crawford, Thirteenth U. S. Infantry, of operations at Townsend's Ferry.


Camp Gauley Mountain, November 21, 1861.

SIR: In reply to your communication of the 20th instant I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations conducted by me.