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Gen. no. 92, neg. by B, No. 57. Plate maker I.C., kind R.P. Lens maker Morrison, focal length 8 in. C, Stop 5 U.S. No. 121. Exposure time of 7.5. Date 1884, July 29.5.45 P.M. Weather, sun breaking through storm clouds. Place, about 2 miles down the valley from Strasburg. View, Looking back towards Strasburg and the battle field of Fisher's Hill, the region of which lies to the left of sharp peak. 'Interesting to me personally as the place where I broke the ground glass of my camera trying to get it over the tall rail fence, one slick which projects into the picture on the left.'
Gen. no. 98, neg. by W, No. 38.; Wednesday 11 A.M.; 19th Corp Campground from Crooks Camp.
Gen. no. 94, neg. by W, No. 36. Wednesday 8:45 A.M. Massamitten Mountains and Thoburn's Camp.
Gen. no. 91, neg. by W, No. 35. Tuesday 2:30 P.M. View over the bridge.
Gen. no. 86, neg. by W, No. 34. Monday 3 P.M. Sheridan's right (from Gordon's position.)
Gen. no. 84, neg. by W, No. 33. Monday 12:30 P.M.
Gen. no. 111, neg. by W, No. 45. Date 1884, July 31. 5:30 P.M. Cloudy.
'113.D.67; July 31, 1884, Thursday 5:00 pm; Winchester is in the distance on the left. The house is known as the Dinkler house. Its present occupant was with us while we were taking this view. A piece of our road from Winchester is visible on the left and on the slope just in front of it is the sandy knoll from which No. 110 was taken the line of the road across the view is marked by the bushes.'
Battlefield of 1864 Third Battle of Winchester,Virginia Gen. no. 106, neg. by W, No. 43. Date July 31, 1884. Thursday 12:05 P.M.
Gen. no. 104, neg. by W, No. 42. Date July 31, 1884. Thursday 11:30 A.M.
'102.W.(4); July 30, 1884, Wednesday 4 pm.'
'103.W.(41); July 30, 1884, Wednesday 5 pm.'
'(60)D. 97; July 30, 1884, Wednesday 11 a.m. clear; On extreme left is Mr. Stickley's farm in whose barn we spent the night. Strasburg lies a little too far to the left to come into sight. No 93 was taken from that stretch of pike a few roads from the house. When we came to the end of that straight portion we fastened the team and climbed that little rise which is crowned with a fringe of trees (it stands right over our head) and from that took No's 95 and 96. This view looks up the rather open valley of Cedar Creek, whose left on NE bank  was occupied by the Union army. The fighting was mainly at the extreme right of this view and along down the pike for several miles. The mts. in the distance mark the western part of the Shenandoah Valley.'
Gen. no. 67, neg. by W, No. 27. Date 1884, July 22. Tuesday 10:20 A.M.
'96.59 D I.C.; July 30, 1884, Wed.; Battlefield of Cedar Creek. Same shot as No. 95. Looking East. The top of the covered bridge over Cedar Creek is in the middle of the view. A glimpse of the stream at the right. From the field near the top of the ridge and to the right of the woods were taken views No. 97 and 98. That whole ridge to the right of the woods was covered by the tents of Crooks camp. The farm and hay stocks on the left are the same as appear in No. 97 and 98. Our troops after the surprise were driven towards the left through those woods to and across the pike which after crossing the stream keeps on down the main valley nearly parallel with the portion visible.'
Gen. no. 109, neg. by W, No. 44. Date 1884, July 31. Thursday 3:20 P.M. Cloudy.
Gen. no. 112, neg. by W, No. 46. Date 1884, July 31. Thursday 5:30 P.M. Cloudy.
Civil War Battle of Piedmont was fought in June 5, 1864. Union forces under David Hunter won the day. General "Grumble" Jones, commanding the Rebel troops, was killed. Gen. no. 69, neg. by D, No. 42. Date 1884, July 22. Tuesday, 12:40 P.M.
Confederate Middle Looking at Federal Right on Edge of Pike Gen. no. 68, neg. by D, No. 41. Date 1884, July 22. Tuesday, 11:40 P.M.
Battlefield from edge of wood on Confederate left looking Northeast. Gen. no. 66, neg. by D, No. 40. Date 1884, July 22. Tuesday, 11:10 A.M.
'114.D.(68); July 31, 1884, Thursday 6-15 pm; sun in cloud; Sheridan army crossed here in '64 going to the battle of Winchester (West). Ford is shallow not more than knee deep. View was taken before we crossed. Current of river is from right to left.'
'93 D(58); July 30, 1884, Wednesday 8:45 am. About a mile down the valley from Cupp's Hill; Looking about East...Shows the series of low hills occupied by the camps of Crook's army corp which is on the other or Eastern side of Cedar Creek, up behind which the Confederate columns marched in their surprise of the Union.'
'The entire house is only a few yards from the great bridge and is on the right of the pike as one comes from Strasburg, up the valley. The road on the left becomes Tumbling Run and then crosses the opposite bank.; 90.D(56); July 29, 1884, Tuesday 2:15 pm'
'89.D.(55); July 28, 1884 Monday 5:35 pm; Dark, misting; On extreme right is mill(?) at edge of Strasburg. The field of corn is on the flat land of the river a little way to the right. The valley pike was commanded for a mile by the Confed. battery of Wharton stationed right where the camera stands. Sheridan's army turned off the pike onto the higher land west; (left in the view). The valley of Tumbling Run is hidden by the trees of the foreground, likewise the stone house by the bridge.'
'88.D.(54); July 28, 1884, Monday 5.30 pm; Misty and very dark; The right of the picture is ground occupied by Sheridan. The left by Confed. army. The R.R. embankment can be detected running left to right just in front of the houses. The Mts. in the distance are those along which the flank movement of Gen. Crook was made, by which about 4 p.m. he came upon the left rear of the Confed. over beyond the R.R. On the left in mid-distance is the field occupied by Gordon which No's 85, 86 were taken.'
'Sheridan's headquarters, occupied in his absence by Gen. Emery and other officers in command. It is off to the West of the pike and in rear of formation of the 19th corps. The distant hill of No. 97 on the left. Our troops were driven across the field from the left towards the right; nearly parallel with the pike. 99.D.(61); July 30, 1884, Wednesday 12:15 clear'
'End of Sheridan's famous ride to battlefield of Cedar Creek looking North. The ridge on the left where the whole fenced cemetery stand was held for a while by our troops and then they were forced back parallel with the pike beyond Middletown, a few houses of which are seen on the right. At the first of them, on the right of the pike. Walter drew water from a well out in the field for the team. (62)D.101; July 30, 1884, Wednesday 12:45 pm'
'Looking N. from a little sandy hill on right of pike and nearly alongside Dinkler's farm house seen in No 113. The place of the pike is shown by the telegraph wires through the road itself is low and hidden by the fringes of bushes. 110.D.66 I.C.; July 31, 1884, Thursday 3:50 pm, dark, cloudy'
'Looking towards the Blue Ridge, the eastern wall of "the Valley." The line of the range of Mts. can be scarcely distinguished in the photograph, though the blue line was very easily seen by us when on the spot.  Two noted passes on gaps were in sight. Ashby's gap on the extreme right and "Snickers gap" on the extreme left. Under the trees on the left we sat after dinner and read our letters which were received at Winchester. 108.D(65); July 31, 1884, Thursday 1-15 pm. hazy'
'Winchester is behind. The ground is that between the two armies before the last attack of the Federals. The Union men formed line on the slight rise of ground which makes the horizon, and the Conf. were where we stand. Under the trees on the left is a fine old mansion where W. went to go get milk. The next view (No 108) is taken from the place looking in the same general direction as this. The battle referred to in this and the following view is Sheridan's in 1864. 107.D.(64); July 31, 1884, Thursday 12:10 p.m.'
View G.N.E. from rear of Gordon's position.  Strasburg in distance.  87 D (53) Monday July 28, 1884 5 p.m.
83 D (51).  July 28, 1884, Monday 2:30 p.m. cloudy.  About 2 miles south up the valley from Strasburg, Va.   The pike here climbs an embankment and then goes over the bridge and turns a right angle up the valley of Tumbling Run.   We turned off to the lower (East) side and eat our dinner under the big trees on the right.  A ghost of the carriage can be made out.  This view would have made a fine picture if the Neg had not fogged in the development.