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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
he Federals to take note of the powerful reinforcements which were being sent to Jackson, thus revealing to the enemy such important movements of troops. This was precisely what General Lee desired. On the 15th, Whiting left Lynchburg for Charlottesville, reaching Staunton on the 18th, where he landed his materiel, and seemed to be preparing to proceed down the valley to fall upon Fremont conjointly with Jackson; but on the 20th he speedily got on board the same cars which had brought him over, and returned to Charlottesville, where Jackson was awaiting him with the army that had fought at Cross Keys and Port Republic. By the movements of his cavalry, by his own words, and by means of letters written with the intention that they should fall into the hands of the Federals, he had confirmed all the fears which the movements of Whiting's division had excited in Washington. General McClellan had, in fact, notified the President on the 18th of the departure of these troops, and the i
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—Maryland. (search)
d, that from the north the Rappahannock, that from the south the Rapidan, which form a junction at a distance of about ten miles above Fredericksburg, a point where the river becomes navigable. To the Confederates the gate of the valley was Charlottesville, as Front Royal was to the Federals. It was from this point that by following a line of railway, of which they were masters, they could strike the roads which descend parallel to the Shenandoah by way of Port Republic and Harrisonburg. Thes far as Gordonsville, where it joins that which comes directly from Alexandria and Manassas Junction; it successively crosses the two branches of the Rappahannock, and passes through the village of Culpepper Court-house between the two. If Charlottesville is the gate of the valley, Gordonsville is the key. It was this point that Pope resolved to menace in order to prevent Jackson from again following the course of the Shenandoah. He found the troops placed under his command singularly scatte