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General Jackson's command lay between that place and the Spring's Ford, and a warm cannonade was progressing between the batteries of General A. P. Hill's division and those in his front. The enemy was massed between Warrenton and the Springs, and guarded the fords of the Rappahannock as far above as Waterloo. The army of General McClellan had left Westover, and a part had marched to join General Pope. It was reported that the rest would soon follow. The greater part of the army of General Cox had also been withdrawn from the Kanawha Valley for the same purpose. Two brigades of D. H. Hill's division, under General Ripley, had already been ordered from Richmond, and the remainder were to follow; also, Mc-Laws's division, two brigades under General Walker, and Hampton's cavalry brigade. In pursuance of the plan of operations now determined upon, Jackson was directed on the 25th to cross above Waterloo and move around the enemy's right, so as to strike the Orange and Alexandria
, Butler, and Wheeler, was steady and continuous. General Johnston's hope that, from the enemy's order of moving by wings, sometimes a day's march from each other, he could find an opportunity to strike one of their columns in the passage of the Cape Fear River, when the other was not in supporting distance, was unhappily disappointed. On March 6th, near Kinston, General Bragg with a reenforcement of less than two thousand men attacked and routed three divisions of the enemy under Major General Cox, capturing fifteen hundred prisoners and three field-pieces, and inflicting heavy loss in killed and wounded. This success, though inspiring, was on too small a scale to produce important results. During the march from the Catawba to the Cape Fear several brilliant cavalry affairs took place, in which our troops displayed their wonted energy and dash. Among these the most conspicuous were General Butler's at Mount Elon, where he defeated a detachment sent to tear up the railroad at
ension, 144-45. Abolition a violation, 145-50. Enforced ratification of emancipation amendment, 253, 254. Formation of West Virginia a violation, 255-58. Conynham, Capt., Gustavus, 230. Cooke, Colonel, 282. John Esten, 97. Cooper, General, Samuel, 506. Corcoran, James, 201. Corinth, Miss., Gen. Halleck's advance, 58-59. Battle, 328-29. Corypheus (ship), 197. Cotton, measures taken by U. S. Congress to confiscate, 289-93. Couch, General, 309. Courtney, General, 93. Cox, General, 270, 539. Crater, Battle of the, 546. Crittenden, Gen. George B., 17-19, 30, 31, 35, 37, 57, 361. Account of battle of Fishing Creek, 16-17. Crook, General, 444, 447, 449, 450, 451, 453. Cross Keys, Battle of, 93-94. Crump, Colonel, 131. Cullen, Dr., 77. Cumberland (frigate), 164, 165, 168, 171. Sunk, 166. Cumberland Gap, Tenn.-Ky., surrender, 357. Curtin, Governor A. G., 89. Curtis, General, 39, 40, 59. Custer, General, 423, 426. D Dahlgren, Colonel, 174, 42