s a constant rushing to Washington for the purpose of interviewing Halleck, Stanton, and Lincoln.
The committee of Congress, sitting to lookion to the enemy's side and made ready to advance, but orders from Halleck were so positive not to move over to attack in that quarter that ich he had desired from Pleasonton's reconnoissance, urged upon General Halleck and the President the wisdom of crossing the Rappahannock at rom the Eleventh Corps. General Hooker was endeavoring to get from Halleck and Stanton another fair-sized corps.
It was to be a cooperating nd had set out for the rendezvous were stopped by Heintzelman's or Halleck's subordinates.
Schenck furnished a few — a single brigade — unde sent before Tyler's dispatch came, General Hooker explains to General Halleck briefly his thoughts and plans.
He says that Ewell is already the services of 11,000 men, just then changed to General French.
Halleck rejoined, in substance, that Harper's Ferry had always been deemed