re storm from crossing at Warrenton White Sulphur Springs, but the next day Jackson forded the river higher up, and made his famous movement to Pope's flank and rear.
I have noted other illustrations of this point, but I find I am in danger of making this paper too long, and must omit much that I might say.
Jackson was noted for the quickness of his decisions, and his short orders on the battlefield.
At Winchester on the Valley campaign he said to Colonel Patton, who commanded a brigade: The enemy will presently plant a battery on that hill, when they do you must seize it at once; clamp it immediately, sir!
During one of the battles around Richmond a staff officer galloped up to him and reported: General Ewell says, sir, that he cannot well advance until that battery over there is silenced.
Turning to one of his staff, he said: Gallop as hard as you can, and tell Major Andrews to bring sixteen guns to bear on that battery, and silence it im