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anding on the left bank of the James.
The corps of Wright and Burnside, by an exterior route, crossed at Jonith him much booty, but little glory.
Next day General Wright began pursuit, but did not overtake the enemy t at this time, temporarily under the command of General Wright—Sheridan being absent at Washington.
The posce was, however, to cover the general retreat which Wright now ordered, as the only practicable means of reunifirst good position between Middletown and Newtown, Wright was able to rally and reform the troops, form a coming the arrival of Sheridan have perhaps caused General Wright to receive less credit than he really deserves.n arrived; a compact line of battle was formed, and Wright was on the point of opening the offensive.
Wright Wright certainly had not the style of doing things possessed by Sheridan, but no one who knows the steady qualities oetrieved whatever his troops had lost of honor. General Wright had already brought order out of confusion and