Union Colonel W. H. Enochs reports on information gathered in March, 1865, from two Confederate deserters from Richmond who made their way to the Valley through Staunton.
BEVERLY, W. VA.,
March 22, 1865.
Two deserters from the Twenty-first Georgia came through from Richmond by way of Staunton; report no organized force of the enemy this side of Staunton. Pocahontas and Bath Counties full of deserters from their army, making their way to our lines.
W. H. ENOCHS,
Bibliographic Information : Letter Reproduced from The War of The Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Series 1, Volume 46, Serial No. 97, Pages 86, Broadfoot Publishing Company, Wilmington, NC, 1997.