es the railroad in his rear at Bristow
seizes Manassas Junction
compelled to retreat
Longstreet hurrying to cDowell's corps advanced south-westwardly from Manassas Junction to a point a little eastward of Banks.
Pope wh all speed to Gainesville; and sent orders to Manassas Junction that the first division which reached that poi to post strong guards along the railroad from Manassas Junction to Catlett's, personally superintending the exok part of his cavalry — with orders to strike Manassas Junction, seven miles farther north, carry it at all haess forward, at the very earliest dawn, toward Manassas Junction, resting his right on the Manassas Gap Railroa; and to Porter, whom he supposed to be now at Manassas Junction, to move upon Centerville at dawn, he confidenout of the way during the night, retreating on Manassas Junction.
When Longstreet, before noon, came rapidly ihe route pursued by Jackson's forces, viz.: to Manassas Junction, Aug. 27; via Centerville to Groveton and Sudl