At the same hour Colonel Warren with his brigade moved from Old Church.
Cavalry under General George Stoneman and regular infantry under General George Sykes followed at a later hour, to protect oueir troops.
[See foot-note, p. 180.]
From the cavalry scouts of Colonel John F. Farnsworth, Stoneman, and General P. St. George Cooke, whose forces stretched, in the order named, from Meadow Bridgavalry under General Cooke and Colonel Farnsworth moved with the main army, and the force under Stoneman, consisting of cavalry and infantry, retired down the Pamunkey to White House Landing, and joinEditors. coming upon the hill held by our infantry, or pass in front of our line on the left.
Stoneman's detachment of cavalry and infantry, miles to the north, was no longer available.
Fearing it might be cut off by Jackson, I sent Stoneman word to make his way as best he could to White House, and in proper time to rejoin the army — wherever it might be.
Believing my forces too small to def