Back in the Valley.
He took part in the operations against McClellan
, and in July he was again detached and sent to Gordonsville
to look after his old enemies in the Valley
, who were gathering under Pope
He was now a lieutenant-general commanding the Second Corps.
On August 9th he crossed the Rapidan
and struck Banks
another crushing blow at Cedar Run
On August 25th he passed around Pope
's right flank, forced Pope
to let go his hold upon the Rappahannock
, and by stubborn fighting kept him on the ground until Longstreet
could get up, and routed Pope
at the second battle of Manassas
, August 30, 862.