War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0073 Chapter XLIX. RUDE'S HILL AND NEW MARKED, VA.

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and mules, and quite a number of vehicles of various descriptions. Our total loss was 1 man killed, 2 seriously and 1 slightly wounded.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Colonel Thirty-sixth U. S. Colored Troops, Commanding.

Major R. S. DAVIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fort Monroe, Va.

MAY 12, 1864.- Affair at Strasburg, Va.

Report of Colonel Robert S. Rodgers, Second Maryland Eastern Shore Infantry.

MARTINSBURG, W. VA., May 13, 1864.

The train going out was attacked at Strasburg yesterday by twenty-five or thirty of Mosby's men. Two of the guards. Thirteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, were killed and 4 taken prisoners. The train lost a few horses. Your order is received. We will move whenever relieved.


Colonel, &c.


Harper's Ferry.

MAY 13, 1864. - Skirmish near New Market, Va.

Report of Brigadier General John D. Imboden, C. S. Army.

NEW MARKET, VA., May 13, 1864.

Colonel Boyd, of the First New York Cavalry, with detachments from the Fifteenth New York and Cole's (Maryland) battalion, came upon me from Luray about sunset. We pitched into him, cut him off from the roads, and drove him into the Massanutten Mountain. Numbers have been captured, together with about half of all their horses. They are wandering in the mountain to-night cut off. When day breaks I think I will get nearly all of theirs. Colonel Boyd was wounded. We have his horse, and he is in the brush.



Major General J. C. BRECKINRIDGE,

Harrisonburg, Va.

MAY 14, 1864.-Skirmishes at Rude's Hill and New Market, Va.

Report of Major Timothy Quinn, First New York Cavalry.


Camp in the Field, near Strasburg, Va., May 17, 1864.

SIR: I have the honor to report for the information of the general commanding that, in obedience to orders, I proceeded from Woodstock to Mount Jackson on the 13th instant, in command of fifty men. I was informed at the headquarters of Colonel Taylor, then in