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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 15: the Army of the Potomac on the Virginia Peninsula. (search)
the Massanutten Mountain and the Blue Ridge, and hastened toward Front Royal, to cut off Banks's retreat in that direction, if he should atteell May 28, 1862. with crushing force on the little garrison of Front Royal, of about a thousand men, under Colonel Kenly. These were com was charged with the protection of the road and bridges between Front Royal and Strasburg. One company each of the Second Massachusetts, Thtant. In it was the statement, that when Ewell's force was near Front Royal, a young woman was seen running toward them. She had made a cirall Confederate force there, which was easily driven back on the Front Royal road by Knipe's Forty-sixth Pennsylvania, supported by Cochran'sores were destroyed. Jackson's reported loss, including that at Front Royal, was 68 killed and 829 wounded. He also reported that he capture space of forty-eight hours after hearing of Kenly's disaster at Front Royal, Banks, with his little army, had marched fifty-three miles, wit
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 17: Pope's campaign in Virginia. (search)
two cavalry brigades, and at twilight reached Bristow Station, on the Orange and Alexandria railway, in Pope's rear, and between him and Washington and Alexandria. This movement had been so thoroughly masked that Pope was completely deceived, and on the previous evening, when Jackson was reposing at Salem, between Thoroughfare and Manassas Gaps, he sent word to McDowell at Warrenton, that he believed the whole force of the enemy had marched for the Shenandoah Valley, by way of Luray and Front Royal. From information received from an officer of the signal corps, at noon that day, Banks was of the same opinion. So little was Jackson expected at the rear of the army that two trains of cars ran up to Bristow Station, and were captured by him. Jackson knew the peril of his position, and the necessity for quick action. He immediately dispatched! Stuart with his cavalry, supported by two infantry regiments under General Trimble, to Manassas Junction, with general instructions to thr
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 18: Lee's invasion of Maryland, and his retreat toward Richmond. (search)
Sigel and Sickles from Washington, occupied the whole region east of the Blue Ridge, with several of its gaps, from Harper's Ferry to Paris, on the road from Aldie to Winchester, and on the 6th McClellan's Headquarters were at Rectortown, near Front Royal. The Confederates, meanwhile, were falling back, and so, from the Potomac to Front Royal and Warrenton, the two great armies moved in parallel lines, with the lofty range of the Blue Ridge between them, and Richmond as the seeming objective. Front Royal and Warrenton, the two great armies moved in parallel lines, with the lofty range of the Blue Ridge between them, and Richmond as the seeming objective. That race was watched with the most intense anxiety. It was hoped that McClellan, with his superior force and equipment and ample supplies, might capture or disperse the army of his opponent by gaining its front, and striking it heavy blows on the flank through the mountain passes. But Lee was, as usual, too quick for his opponent. Anticipating this movement of his foe, he had pushed Longstreet rapidly forward, and on the day after McClellan's army had crossed the river, that able general