Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Strasburg, May 15 [1862].

The rebel cavalry, in small parties, hung around our front, apparently watching our movements and hunting up deserters.

An attempt to flank our advance post at Narrow Passage Creek, was frustrated last night by Gen. Hatch, chief of cavalry, without an engagement.

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Friday Morning, May 16, 1862, p. 1

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