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battles around Richmond. The concentration of a powerful Federal army under General Pope on the upper Rappahannock, and its reinforcement by the shattered columns ofispirited army, than Jackson was moving with his veterans to watch the braggart, Pope. It was a memorable lay when his foot cavalry filed through the streets of Rihed a convenient point for observation, Jackson soon divined the purposes of General Pope. This vain man, who had pompously announced to his troops that his headquaregan that famous flank movement which brought him so unexpectedly to the rear of Pope's army. The Federals in great force had spent weeks in and around the town of Wsaster. The three days struggle ended on Saturday evening in the total route of Pope's army. We again quote from Mr. Mills' graphic letter: On Sunday morning,torious legions of Lee swept on toward Maryland, leaving the discomfited army of Pope huddled around Washington city. As the army approached Leesburg, Va., the Feder
Chapter 12: autumn of 1862. The sudden appearance of the Confederate army in Maryland, after the second great victory at Manassas, startled and perplexed the Federal authorities. The unfortunate General Pope was at once displaced from the chief command as unequal to the emergency, and General McClellan again took the direction of military affairs. General Lee moved rapidly into Federicktown, from which place, on the 8th of September, he issued an address to the people of Maryland. From this point a portion of the Southern army was moved seemingly in the direction of Pennsylvania, but really for important operations ill Virginia. After sending a portion of his force to hold the Maryland Heights, opposite Harper's Ferry, General Jackson was directed by General Lee to recross the Potomac at Williamsport, capture Martinsburg, and, by a rapid movement, completely surround Harper's Ferry. Jackson marched with his wonted celerity; Martinsburg fell with its garrison and stores,
will send you to Washington. Very well, sir. Appear before me tomorrow morning prepared to go. Mr. Smith appeared; but the captain and his counsellors, it appears, had thought better of the matter. The winter of 1862 was ushered by the repulse of the Federals at Fredericksburg, and the year was closed by the battle of Murfreesboro and the frightful slaughter at Stone river. The movement against Fredericksburg was the fourth attempt to reach Richmond. Generals McDowell, McClellan, and Pope had failed, and now Burnside was hurled back across the Rappahannock with his shattered and beaten army. The leaders and the men who successively defeated four great armies of the North were worthy of the eulogies bestowed by impartial spectators of the war. Mr. Lawley, an English gentleman, who was in the South at this time, wrote to the London Times: It is a strange thing to look at these men, so ragged, slovenly, sleeveless, without a superfluous ounce of flesh upon their bones, wit