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This is a contributing entry for Military Operations in Jefferson County, Virginia (Now West Virginia): 1861-1865 and only appears as part of that tour.Learn More.

July 16, 1863. Company “D,” 12th Virginia Cavalry, led by Capt. Henry Walper Kearney, picketed both directions of the Halltown Pike (SR 230) and captured 33 prisoners and seized the headquarters wagon of the 2nd Brigade, 2nd U. S. Cavalry Division. “This was continued until thirty three prisoners, their horses and equipments, and the General’s head-quarters wagon with his extra clothing, camp fixtures, and bedding, and two fine horses and harness, and servant were captured.”


"Military Operations in Jefferson County Virginia (Now West Virginia) 1861–1865," 
Originally Published by Authority of Jefferson County Camp, No. 123 United Confederate Veterans (1911), Republished with an Introduction by James C. Holland by Authority of Henry Kyd Douglas Camp, No. 199 Sons of Confederate Veterans (2004).