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The Daily Dispatch: September 3, 1862., [Electronic resource] 12 0 Browse Search
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going to press last night. Reports, as usual, were abundant and favorable, and if we were to credit one-half that were in circulation last evening, we might reasonably conclude that our army is now in a position to demand the surrender of Washington. In the present condition of affairs, however, these statements are to be received with great allowance. Passengers by the train yesterday afternoon state that it was currently reported at Gordonsville, that the Federal Generals Pope and McDowell had been slightly and banks mortally wounded at Manassas, and that Sigel, the Dutch General who figured so conspicuously in the Missouri campaign, had been killed. These reports may be correct, but there is no official information upon which to base them. It was further rumored that we had captured some seven thousand prisoners, all of whom were paroled on the field of battle, and that the corps of Gen. Jackson had advanced as far as Fairfax Court-House. We of course have no means of asc
t Warrenton Junction and Warrenton, and marched rapidly back, in three columns. I directed McDowell, with his own and Sigel's corps, to march upon Gainesville by the Warrenton and Alexandria pikewich; and, with Porter's corps and Hooker's division, I marched back to Manassas Junction. McDowell was ordered to interpose between the forces of the enemy which had passed down to Manassas thro Gap, being driven back to the west side. The forces to Greenwich were designed to support McDowell in case he met too large a force of the enemy. The division of Hooker, marching to wards Manastreville, and took the turnpike toward Warrenton.--He was met six miles west of Centreville by McDowell and Sigel late this afternoon. A severe fight took place, which was terminated by darkness. Tc that joined Pope without supplies of any kind. All the supply trains of Gens. Banks, Slegell McDowell, and Heintzelman, with a part of Gen. Porter's were exposed to the rebel attack at Centrevi