- Address to the army of eastern Virginia by the President -- army of General Pope -- position of Mc-Clellan -- advance of General Jackson -- atrocious order of General Pope -- letter of McClellan on the conduct of the war -- letter of the President to General Lee -- battle of Cedar Run -- results of the engagement -- Reenforcements to >the enemy -- second battle of Manassas -- capture of Manassas Junction -- captured stores -- the old battlefield -- advance of General Longstreet -- attack on him -- attack on General Jackson -- darkness of the night -- battle at Ox Hill -- losses of the enemy.
This defect of McClellan's army led me to issue the following address:
After the retreat of General McClellan to Westover, his army remained inactive about a month. His front was closely watched by a brigade of cavalry, and preparations were made to resist a renewal of his attempt upon Richmond from his new base. The main body of our