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Vol. VIII. No. 4.
Richmond, Va. April, 1880.
History of Lane's North Carolina Brigade.
By Brigadier-General James H. Lane.
SECOND MANASSAS CAMPAIGN.
After the battles around Richmond, this brigade encamped below that city for a short time and was then ordered to Gordonsville, near which place it remained until just before the battle of Cedar Run, in which battle it bore a very conspicuous part, as will appear from the following report:
GENERAL BRANCH'S REPORT OF BATTLE OF CEDAR RUN.
HEADQUARTERS BRANCH'S BRIGADE, A. P. HILL'S DIVISION,
August 18, 1862.
Major R. C. Morgan, Assistant Adjutant-General:
Sir—I have the honor to report that on Saturday, 9th August, whilst on the march to Culpeper Courthouse, I was ordered to halt my brigade and form in line of battle on the left of and at right