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Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 7: Manassas. (search)
road, brings the traveller to the hamlet of Centreville, seated on a high ridge. Through this littly, the enemy, having assembled in force at Centreville, made a tentative effort with a heavy detac the unwieldy body of the Federal army near Centreville. But Saturday passed, and they had not arrng one strong division to guard his rear at Centreville, paraded another opposite Mitchell's Ford, -guard and their line of communications, at Centreville. The movement was to begin upon the extall the brigades below Cocke's, in front of Centreville, ih a formidable line of battle. This finee to hear his guns open upon the heights of Centreville, until the day and the battle were too far he great causeway, from the Stone Bridge to Centreville, was one surging and maddened mass of men, rsuit of the enemy was not continued beyond Centreville, and this was the first error which made thullocks were feeding in the pastures around Centreville, and the barns of the farmers were loaded w[2 more...]
Robert Lewis Dabney, Life and Commands of Lieutenand- General Thomas J. Jackson, Chapter 16: second Manassa's. (search)
8th of August, by the division of A. P. Hill, which had marched northward to Centreville, and then returned across the Stone Bridge, and by the division of Ewell, whederalists were stealing across the stream, and retreating to the heights of Centreville. In this three days battle, the Confederate loss was heavy, but that of ls. Stuart had reported that he found the enemy rallied upon the heights of Centreville, commanding the Warrenton turnpike, where General Joseph E. Johnston had conand intersects the Warrenton road at Fairfax Court House, far in the rear of Centreville. No sooner was this movement perceived by the enemy, than they resumed a ha supports. From that moment the goal of safety for Pope should have been Centreville; and he should have lost no time in concentrating his whole army by forced md, nor Thoroughfare Gap effectually held, nor the army safely transferred to Centreville. At mid-day, on the 29th, the arrival of Longstreet rendered his fortunes d