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n. 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, theSigel failed to arrive, Banks attacked, the next day at Cedar Mountain, the army under Stonewall Jackson, at first successfully then unsuccessfully, meeting at last with heavy loss. Banks was greatly outnumbered, but attacking with much vigor but without much discretion he almost compassed a victory. Dodge's Bird's Eye View, etc., p. 71. Though but a single Massachusetts regiment (the 2d, Colonel Andred services on this retreat. At Front Royal and Winchester (May 23-25) the regiment lost some 16 killed and mortally wounded. In the overwhelming defeat of General Sigel at Newmarket, Va., May 15, 1864, the 34th Infantry was the only Massachusetts regiment involved, and it did its best to sustain the artillery by which it was p