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Battle of Harrisonburg
Photographer: Bernard Fisher
Taken: November 23, 2006
Caption: Battle of Harrisonburg
Additional Description: On wooded Chestnut Ridge the evening of Friday, June 6, 1862, Pennsylvania Bucktails under Col. Kane were defeated in a hard fight with the 58th Va. under Col. Letcher and Gen. Turner Ashby and the 1st Md. under Col. Bradley Johnson. Gen. Ashby Killed; Col. Kane captured. Stonewall Jackson said of Gen. Ashby: “I never knew his superior, his daring was proverbial.”
Submitted: January 9, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p49373
File Size: 0.468 Megabytes

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