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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 7 1 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 2 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 2 0 Browse Search
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865. Irwin's 19th Army Corps, p. 463. Xv. The Army of Virginia under Pope. While McClellan was still before Richmond, a new army organization called the Army of Virginia was formed June 26, 1862, out of the three corps of Banks, Fremont and McDowell, which had hitherto acted independently of each other between Washington and the Shenandoah valley. Petty armies under more petty commanders. (Walker's 2d Army Corps, p. 56.) Moving about in an independent and ineffectual way. (Rossiter Johnson's Short History, p. 172.) The three corps made about thirty-eight thousand men, afterwards increased by additions. They were placed under the command of Maj.-Gen. John Pope, who unfortunately forfeited confidence in advance by a rather bombastic proclamation. 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,