Report of Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge, C. S. Army.
MAY 15, 1864.--Engagement at New Market, Va.
O.R.-- SERIES I--VOLUME XXXVII/1 [S# 70]
NEW MARKET, May 15, 1864--7 p.m.
General S. COOPER,
Adjutant and Inspector General.
This morning, two miles above New Market, my command met the enemy, under General Sigel, advancing up the Valley, and defeated him with heavy loss. The action has just closed at Shenandoah River. Enemy fled across North Fork of the Shenandoah, burning the bridge behind him.
JNO. C. BRECKINRIDGE,
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