Battle History



                                                           

                          Columbia Furnace, Va.
                             April 16, 1862

     1st Squadron, Pennsylvania Cavalry, Detachments of 14th
     Indiana, 5th Connecticut, 28th New York, and 46th Pennsylvania
     Infantry.

      Maj.-Gen. N. P. Banks, reporting under date of April 16, 1862,
      says:
      "An entire company, more than 60 men and horses, Ashby's
      cavalry, were captured this morning at Columbia Furnace, about
      17 miles from Mount Jackson, by our cavalry and infantry.

       The capture includes all the officers but the captain."

           Source:  The Union Army, vol. 6, p. 311
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