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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
en Mountains, extending from Harrisonburg to Strasburg. East of these mountains flows the South Foger valley than that of South Fork as far as Strasburg, turns abruptly to the right. A little beloer valley of North Fork from Harrisonburg to Strasburg, through Woodstock, and thence down to Winch road, and, ascending the North Fork through Strasburg as far as Woodstock, terminates abruptly at ich could be entrusted to a small force; for Strasburg was approachable on every side, and Front Rons of the enemy in check, and Banks occupied Strasburg with the five thousand men composing his smad men. Instead of bearing down directly upon Strasburg by the main road and the broad valley of Norhe two roads converging upon Winchester from Strasburg and Front Royal form two sides of an equilatsed its failure by allowing Jackson to reach Strasburg before him by a forced march; finding himselmont, encamped on the neighboring heights of Strasburg, waited, without stirring, for Jackson to at[12 more...]
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VI:—Virginia. (search)
devised for approaching once more the capital of Virginia. The line of march adopted by the army of the Potomac followed a valley lying parallel to that of the Shenandoah, comprised between the Blue Ridge westward and the Bull Run Mountains eastward, an open valley intersected by numerous roads. The passes of the Blue Ridge beginning at the north are Vestal's Gap, Gregory's Gap, Snicker's Gap, Ashby's Gap, Manassas Gap and Chester Gap. The railroad called the Manassas Gap Railway leaves Strasburg on the Upper Shenandoah, passes through this defile, intersects the valley which the army of the Potomac had entered, crosses the Bull Run Mountains at the pass of Thoroughfare Gap, and joins the Orange and Alexandria Railroad in the vicinity of Bull Run, giving to this junction the already famous name of Manassas. McClellan was to receive all his supplies by way of the bridge of boats at Berlin until he could strike this line; once within reach of Thoroughfare Gap, he could revictual his