September 1, 1863

The Richmond Whig of the 29th has the following sign Samuel Jones, Major-General, and dated at White Sulphur Springs, Va., 27th:–

“We met the enemy this morning about a mile and a half from this place on the road leading to the Warm Springs.  We fought him from 9 A.M. to 7 P.M.

“Every attack made by the enemy was repulsed.  At night each side occupied the same as they had n the morning.

“The enemy made thwo other attacks and were handsomely repulsed, when he abandoned his position and retreated towards Warm Springs, pursued by cavalry and artillery.

“The enemy were about 3000 strong with six pieces of artillery, under Brig-Gen Averill.  Our loss is about 200 killed and wounded.  The enemy’s loss is not known.  We have taken about 150 prisoners nd one piece of artillery.”

Engagement near White Sulphur Springs,” Boston Daily Advertiser, September 1, 1863 [Historic Newspaper Collection]

 


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