War of the Rebellion: Serial 039 Page 0107 Chapter XXXVII. JONES' RAID ON NORTHWESTERN, R. R.

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APRIL 21-MAY 21, 1863.-Jones' Raid on the Northwestern (Baltimore and Ohio) Railroad.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

April 25, 1863.-Skirmish at Greenland Gap, W. Va.

26, 1863.-Affair at Altamont, Md.

Skirmish at Oakland, Md.

Skirmish at Rowlesburg, W. Va.

Affair at Cranberry Summit, Md.

27, 1863.-Affair at Morgantown, W. Va.

Affair at Independence, W. Va.

29, 1863.-Skirmish at Fairmont, W. Va.

30, 1863.-Skirmish at Bridgeport, W. Va.

May 6, 1863.-Skirmish at West Union, W. Va.

7, 1863.-Affair at Cairo Station, W. Va.

Affair at Harrisville (Ritchie Court-House), W. Va.

9, 1863.-Destruction of oil-works at Oiltown, W. Va.

REPORTS*

Numbers 1.-Brigadier General Benjamin F. Kelley, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, Eighth Army Corps, of skirmish at Greenland Gap.

Numbers 2.-Captain Martin Wallace, Twenty-third Illinois Infantry, of

skirmish at Greenland Gap.

Numbers 3.-Colonel James A. Mulligan, Twenty-third Illinois Infantry, of

skirmish at Fairmont.

Numbers 4.-Lieutenant George W. E. Dorsey, Sixth West Virginia Infantry, of skirmish at Fairmont.

Numbers 5.-Colonel George R. Latham, Second West Virginia Infantry, of skirmish at West Union.

Numbers 6.-Itinerary of the First Division, Eighth Army Corps, April

1-30, 1863.

Numbers 7.-Major Alonzo W. Adams, First New York Cavalry.

Numbers 8.-Brigadier General William E. Jones, C. S. Army.

Numbers 9.-Lieutenant W. G. Williamson, C. S. Engineers.

Numbers 10.-Lieutenant Colonel James R. Herbert, First Maryland Infantry

(Confederate).

Numbers 11.-Captain Frank A. Bond, First Maryland Cavalry Battalion

(Confederate).

Numbers 12.-Lieutenant Colonel John Shac Green, Sixth Virginia Cavalry.

Numbers 13.-Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Marshall, Seventh Virginia Cavalry.

Numbers 14.-Colonel Lunsford L. Lomax, Eleventh Virginia Cavalry.

Numbers 15.-Colonel A. W. Harman, Twelfth Virginia Cavalry.

Numbers 16.-Lieutenant Colonel Elijah V. White, Thirty-fifth Virginia Cavalry Battalion.

Numbers 1. Report of Brigadier General Benjamin F. Kelley, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, Eighth Army Corps, of skirmish at Greenland Gap.

GREENLAND GAP, HARDY COUNTY, VA., April 28, 1863.

Just arrived at this point. Jones' reserve, left at Moorefield, is reported retreating on Franklin. I await here the return of my scout, sent to ascertain the fact. The affair at this place on Saturday was one

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*See also reports of Roberts, p. 90, Roane, p. 96, and Imboden, p. 97.

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