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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
ng the Groveton farm, reaches the hamlet of Gainesville, where it intersects the small railway leaduntains, into the valley of Virginia. From Gainesville the principal road continues the direction ntersection of the Manassas Railway and the Gainesville and Front Royal road. He found himself at the distance that Longstreet had to march. Gainesville, where the turnpike and the railroad passinr as Greenwich, a village situated south of Gainesville, while he in person, following the railway McDowell, Siegel and Reynolds had reached Gainesville, while Kearny and Reno were at Greenwich wivement accordingly. McDowell, who had left Gainesville and the main road to march upon Manassas, w, who was proceeding toward this point from Gainesville, requesting him to bear toward the left, sothe side of Manassas. The capital point of Gainesville was still unoccupied, and it was now too la his right. Anderson, who had arrived from Gainesville, supported this grand attack. While the ba[14 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), chapter 8 (search)
on. We shall only speak of those which rest upon facts or definite specifications. After his defeat, General Pope censured his lieutenant for not having prevented the junction of Jackson and Longstreet, by placing himself between them on the Gainesville and Groveton road. He asserted that this manoeuvre was practicable, and that it would have assured the defeat of the Confederates. It was in consequence of this accusation that Porter was tried and condemned. At a later period, when the fac Porter could have reached the point which had been indicated to him. From that moment the principal charges brought against him by the publication of General Pope have been modified and restricted. Pope has blamed him for not having left the Gainesville road, which had been designated to him in his first instructions, to move to the right in the direction of Groveton, and attack the extremity of Longstreet's line; and the junction of the latter with Jackson, conceded to have been accomplished