THE BATTLE OF HARRISONBURG
On wooded Chesnut 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."