merely a feint, to deceive the army corps of Gen. Sigel, at Sperryville, and that the main attack ofcorps three miles in his rear.
The corps of Gen. Sigel, which had marched all night, was halted in my desire to have time to give the corps of Gen. Sigel all the rest possible after their forced marand skilful manner in which Gens. McDowell and Sigel brought forward their respective commands, andn of Culpeper, and passing the encampment of Gen. Sigel, at Sperryville, twenty miles from Culpeper was immediately in the rear of Crawford.
Major-Gen. Sigel was also at the same time ordered up fromhell.
Having put the forces of McDowell and Sigel in rapid motion for the field of action, Gen. confront them on the right, and a division of Sigel's corps d'armee--whose we did not learn — to doops composing his corps, and one hour later Gen. Sigel arrived with his command.
Both were soon in was destined to be a night of adventure.
General Sigel had been sent for to report to Gen. Pope,