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The Daily Dispatch: June 16, 1862., [Electronic resource], Bill to be entitled "an act to further provide for the public residence. (search)
at had their object been a surprise they would not have given notice of their approach by an attack on Front Royal, was answered by the fact that on the only remaining point of assault — the Staunton road — our outposts were five miles in advance, and daily reconnaissances made for a distance of twelve miles towards Woodstock. Under this interpretation of the enemy's plans, our position demanded instant decision and action. Three courses were open to us: First, a retreat across Little North Mountain to the Potomac river on the west. Second, an attack on the enemy's flank on the Front Royal road. Third, a rapid movement direct upon Winchester, with a view to anticipate his occupation of the town by seizing it ourselves, thus placing my command in communication with its original base of operations, in the line of reinforcements by Harper's Ferry and Martinsburg, and securing a safe retreat in case of disaster. To remain at Strasburg was to be surrounded; to move over the mo