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ntenced by court-martial, though this sentence was suspended by General Banks. It was afterwards claimed by the Confederate commander that hrmy of Virginia was formed June 26, 1862, out of the three corps of Banks, Fremont and McDowell, which had hitherto acted independently of eaproclamation. One of his first acts was to order a meeting between Banks and Sigel (who had succeeded Fremont), his corps commanders, at Culpepper on Aug. 8, 1862, and as Sigel failed to arrive, Banks attacked, the next day at Cedar Mountain, the army under Stonewall Jackson, at fsuccessfully then unsuccessfully, meeting at last with heavy loss. Banks was greatly outnumbered, but attacking with much vigor but without and 16th Mass. have under every trial won new distinction. Lieut. Hiram B. Banks of the 16th was killed in this charge, as were also Lieut.-ruits for old regiments. On August 4 the reverses of McClellan and Banks led to a new call for three hundred thousand nine-months troops, to