ifth under General Meade; the Sixth under General Sedgwick; the Eleventh under General Howard; and tmake the turning movement was well under way, Sedgwick was ordered to cross the river in the vicinitwhich had up to this time been operating with Sedgwick on the left, below Fredericksburg, arrived thto have at once brought the three corps under Sedgwick up to that point and united the army.
Their ers and five guns, the whole ridge was now in Sedgwick's possession.
Early's troops retreated southdanger that menaced his rear in the person of Sedgwick.
In the mean time the enemy had so strengtheer that menaced our rear.—Lee: Report, p. 12. Sedgwick, on the other hand, while able to hold his owd to further re-enforce the troops opposed to Sedgwick and drive him across the Rappahannock, thus eth Corps never could have extricated itself.
Sedgwick should not have been called forward from Fred complete Lee's destruction!
9. Even after Sedgwick had withdrawn across the Rappahannock at Bank