ft to the Richmond authorities.
The whole of Longstreet's corps had now been removed from Richmond to Culpepper, and occupied the line of the Rappahannock opposite the Federal army.
Jackson's troops had been quietly withdrawn from the front, and his corps had been in motion during the whole of the afternoon, marching nobody but General Lee and his Lieutenant knew where.
I also went back to General Stuart with marching orders for himself and the greater part of his cavalry.
26th and 27th August.
The line of our march lay directly in the tracks of Jackson's troops, who, by the extraordinary rapidity of their movements, had gained the title of the Foot-cavalry of the army, and who had now been taken by their great leader upon an expedition in flank of the enemy, which was brilliantly successful, and insured the failure of Pope's whole campaign.
Our column consisted of nearly 6000 horse and our flying artillery.
Starting at daybreak, we forded the Rappahannock near Hinzen's M