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Civil War Harper's Weekly, January 18, 1862

This WEB site features online, readable versions of the Harper's Weekly newspapers published during the Civil War. These old newspapers have a variety of incredible pictures, and in depth analysis of the key people, battles, and events in the Civil War.

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Port Royal

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JANUARY 18, 1862.]

HARPER'S WEEKLY.

45

SURPRISE OF REBELS BETWEEN HURRICANE AND LOGAN, WESTERN VIRGINIA, BY A DETACHMENT OF COLONEL PIATT'S ZOUAVES (THIRTY-FOURTH OHIO VOLUNTEERS),

UNDER LIEUTENANT ROWE.[SKETCHED BY SERGEANT HILLEN.]

SKIRMISH IN WESTERN VIRGINIA.

WE publish herewith an illustration of the surprise

of a party of rebels in Western Virginia by a detachment of the Thirty-fourth Ohio Volunteers. The officer who sent us the sketch appended the following note: Herewith

 I send you a sketch by our color-bearer, Sergeantt Hillen. It vividly represents the, utter rout of a party of rebels who were encamped in the mountains between Hurricane Bridge and Logan Court House, Western Virginia. A detachment of Piatt's Zouaves, under command

of Lieutenant Richard Rowe, numbering 90 men, surprised (at six o'clock in the morning, December 3) 300 rebels, whom they gallantly attacked and routed, wounding several and taking three prisoners, our side sustaining no loss.

THE UNION PRISONERS AT RICHMOND, VIRGINIA.

Ohio Volunteers
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