War of the Rebellion: Serial 107 Page 0015 Chapter LXIII. ENGAGEMENT AT RICH MOUNTAIN, W. VA.

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been found in gaining a lodgment in this entanglement, and thence, while completely hidden, picking off the enemy one by one. The space in front covered by these entanglements is, on the sketch, not filled up by the conventional signs for timber or forest.

All of which is respectfully submitted by your obedient servant,


First Lieutenant, Topographical Engineers.

Lieutenant Colonel HARTMAN BACHE,

Commanding Topographical Engineers.


Order of march of reconnoitering force under direction of Lieutenant O. M. Poe, Topographical Engineers, July 11, 1861.