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iculties that surrounded them were fully appreciated, and we expected to derive more assistance in the attainment of our object from the just fears of the Washington Government, than from any active demonstration on the part of the people, unless success should enable us to give them assurance of continued protection. Influenced by these considerations, the army was put in motion. D. H. Hill's division, which had joined us on the second, being in advance, and, between the fourth and seventh of September, crossed the Potomac at the ford near Leesburgh, and encamped in the vicinity of Fredericktown. It was decided to cross the Potomac east of the Blue Ridge, in order, by threatening Washington and Baltimore, to cause the enemy to withdraw from the south bank, where his presence endangered our communications and the safety of those engaged in the removal of our wounded and the captured property from the late battle-field. Having accomplished this result, it was proposed to move the
obeying with cool courage and much gallantry all orders given them. D. R. Jones, Major-General. Report of Brigadier-General J. R. Jones of operations from September 7th to December 12th, 1862. headquarters Jones's brigade, January 21, 1862. Major Pendleton, A. A. G., Headquarters Second Corps: Major: In obedience to orarters, I respectfully submit the following report of the operations of Jackson's division, during the period which I had the honor to command it, being from September seventh, to December twelfth, 1862: The division reached Frederick City, Maryland, on the seventh September, and was encamped one mile from the city, with the excseventh September, and was encamped one mile from the city, with the exception of Jones's brigade, which was placed in the city as provost guard. I found the division, at this time, very much reduced in numbers by the recent severe battles and the long, wearisome marches. Orders were received on Tuesday night, tenth September, to march at three o'clock the following morning. The march was continued