subsequent demonstration of McClellan
General Pope and other Northern commanders rising in favnd main hope.
All this time the Federals under Pope were concentrating round Fredericksburgh, and ps, if possible, to cooperate on the peninsula.
Pope took command of his army with a grand flourish s to the Rappahannock, and form a junction with Pope.
For this purpose,. although maintaining dailylso been intently studying the programme of General Pope, now industriously engaged in gathering a l us that great expectations were entertained of Pope's movement towards Richmond, and that he had maoughly defeated in his own attempt, looked upon Pope as an upstart and braggadocio, who, by dint of m as an arrant humbug, and had been assigned to Pope's army.
General McDowell also — who for many m N. P. Banks, of Massachusetts, being second to Pope.
Politics had much to do with these appointhat praise which ability and bravery deserved.
Pope and Banks were both uncompromising negro-worshi