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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 15: Cedar Run. (search)
ted them as auguries of a certain victory. General Pope's method of dealing with the people of Virgat any toil for his Redeemer. Learning that Pope was advancing toward the Rapid Ann River in greair occurred ten miles north of Gordonsville. Pope's infantry paused in the county of Culpepper, woad occupied, and a disastrous progress made by Pope before he could be arrested. He therefore deteMills, as though to attack the extreme right of Pope. Tho other divisions crossed at Barnett's Fordegram with such vigor as plainly indicated that Pope had received some fresh supports since the nighwas convinced by this inquiry, that the army of Pope was receiving constant accessions, and that befo the neighborhood of Gordonsville, hoping that Pope's evil star might tempt him to attack his army out solid result, for it arrested the career of Pope until the army of Northern Virginia arrived, an For we have seen that the supports which saved Pope from destruction only arrived at nightfall upon[6 more...]
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 16: second Manassa's. (search)
handful of fugitive negroes reached the army of Pope, and revealed to him enough of the movements of the enemy confounded by his seeming ubiquity. Pope thus learned, in a second hard lesson, that therelinquishing to Longstreet the task of amusing Pope by the appearance of a crossing at the Springs.ched fifty miles in two days. The whole army of Pope was interposed between it and its friends. Thef his forces, and crush it into fragments. Had Pope been a Jackson, this danger would have been rea, of New Jersey, sent out by Halleck to re-open Pope's communications, and to brush away what they s supplied their places, and it was evident that Pope's main force was at hand. General Ewell therefe, in the repulse of the enemy on either hand. Pope, now contenting himself with showing a front agtill upon the Federal side. The blunders of Pope in this short campaign,--which were almost as n Lee's reserves in reaching Raccoon Ford, saved Pope here from a disaster far worse than that of Man[27 more...]
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 17: the campaign in Maryland. (search)
y, diminished indeed by the losses of thepeninsular campaign, but in excellent condition. Indeed, the former of these had reached Manassa's plains on the 30th of August, early enough to support Longstreet's centre, in its decisive advance against Pope. The fragments of his army, reinforced by McClellan, were now ensconced within their lines near Alexandria, under the skilful direction of the latter General; and to attack them there would be attended with too prodigal a waste of patriot blood. the easy bonhommie of their character, remitted the bonds of discipline; so that the base were not compelled to act with the true, as one body. The losses of the army from straggling had begun upon the Rappahannock. When it moved thence against Pope, at Manassa's, the country behind it was left infested with thousands of laggards and deserters, who preyed upon the substance of the citizens, and wandered about, with arms in their hands, defying arrest. At every stage of the march this deplet
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 18: Fredericksburg. (search)
hat one ought never to do the thing which his adversary desires him to do, he concluded that the manifest wish of McClellan to draw the Confederates away from the Valley, by his threatened advance into Eastern Virginia, should not be gratified. He believed that if one wing of the army held fast to that country and the Blue Ridge, his advance would be effectually checked; or if it were not, his communications would speedily be exposed to a side blow as disastrous as that which he had dealt to Pope at Manassa's. Moreover, his love for the country, and his knowledge of the inestimable value of its teeming resources, made him reluctant to see it vacated to the enemy. True, the disposition of forces which he advocated seemed to give the enemy the power to place himself between the two parts of the Confederate army. But Jackson's knowledge of the sluggish movements of that unwieldy force, and of its lack of enterprise, with his own vigilance and celerity, removed all fear of being beaten