had in effect commenced on the 1st, when he found himself flanked by Jackson
; and was continued throughout that and the following day, without further annoyance from the enemy, until his whole army was drawn back within the intrenchments which, along the south bank of the Potomac
, cover the approaches to Washington
; when he resigned his command, and was succeeded by Gen. McClellan
officially claims to have captured, during his campaign against Pope
, more than 7,000 prisoners, beside 2,000 of our wounded left in his hands, with 30 pieces of artillery, and 20,000 small arms; while our losses of railroad cars, munitions, tents, and camp equipage, must have been immense.
's Medical Director
makes the Rebel
losses in the two days fighting on Manassas Plains, 1,090 killed, 6,154 wounded: total, 7,244.
reports his losses from the 23d to the 30th of August, inclusive, at 4,725. A. P. Hill
reports the losses in his division, from the 24th to the 31st, at 1,548.
Probably the entire Rebel loss from Cedar Mountain
did not fall short of 15,000 men; while Pope
's, if we include that by stragglers who never rejoined their regiments, must have been fully double that number.
Among our killed, beside those already named, were Cols. Fletcher Webster
, son of the great Daniel
, 1st Mich., O'Connor
, 2d Wise., Koltes
, 73d Pa., commanding a brigade, Cantwell
, 82d Ohio, and Brown
, 20th Ind. Among our wounded on the 30th, were Maj.-Gen. Robert C. Schenck
and Col. Hardin
, of the Pa. Reserves.
Among the Rebels
wounded in these fights, were Brig.-Gens. Field
, and Cols. Forno
, commanding brigades.
How far Pope
's disasters are justly attributable to his own incapacity, and how far to the failure or withholding of support on which he had a right to calculate, it is time now to consider.
In his report, he says:
It seems proper for me, since so much misrepresentation has been put into circulation as to the support I received from the Army of the Potomac, to state precisely what forces of that army came under my command, and were at any time engaged in the active operations of the campaign.
Reynolds's division of Pennsylvania Reserves, about 2,500, joined me on the 23d of August, at Rappahannock Station.
The corps of Heintzelman and Porter, about 18,000 strong, joined me on the 26th and and 27th of August, at Warrenton Junction.
The Pennsylvania Reserves, under Reynolds, and Heintzelman's corps, consisting of the divisions of Hooker and Kearny, rendered most gallant and efficient service in all the operations which occurred after they had reported to me. Porter's corps, from unnecessary and unusual delays, and frequent and flagrant disregard of my orders, took no part whatever except in