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William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, V. Pope's campaign in Northern Virginia. August, 1862. (search)
thought he was in the act of bagging Jackson, Jackson was giving Pope the slip. The details are inturnpike and headed towards Centreville. Now Jackson, as already seen, had taken position on the nflank to Jackson, who assailed it furiously. Jackson attacked with two divisions (the Stonewall di leaving the Warrenton turnpike available for Jackson to retire or Longstreet to advance. That samPope erroneously believing the right flank of Jackson, near Groveton, to be the right of the Confedble for him to have turned the right flank of Jackson, and to have fallen upon his rear; that if he who show conclusively that Longstreet joined Jackson as early as noon. Says Longstreet himself: Ead the day before—Longstreet on the right, and Jackson on the left; but he drew back his left consid the commanding general, informing me of General Jackson's condition and his wants. As it was evident that the attack against General Jackson could not be continued ten minutes under the fire of t[21 more...]
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 6 (search)
army west of the mountains, and to this duty Jackson, with his own three divisions, the two divisie 13th, before Lee had received any word from Jackson, Stuart, who with his troopers was covering thrown forward his army with the vigor used by Jackson in his advance on Harper's Ferry, the passes Ferry, the rear of which, at Bolivar Heights, Jackson reached on the 13th, and immediately proceededragging some pieces up the rugged steep, and Jackson and Walker being already in position, the invot he had surrendered to his own disgrace. Jackson received the capitulation of twelve thousand no change in his dispositions, save to order Jackson, who lay in reserve in the rear of the left, h were at this time closed up on the right of Jackson in support; and Hooker's right division, undes were in the finest spirit: they had whipped Jackson, and compelled the enemy to fly, throwing awaackson and Hood were retiring in disorder, Jackson admits that his troops had fallen back some d[10 more...]
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac, chapter 7 (search)
of Burnside. was likely seriously to jeopardize the opportunity presented by the scattered condition of Lee's forces when the army reached Warrenton. At that time the Confederate right, under Longstreet, was near Culpepper, and the left, under Jackson, in the Shenandoah Valley—the two wings being separated by two marches; and it had been General McClellan's intent, by a rapid advance on Gordonsville, to interpose between Lee's divided forces. But this was not a matter that touched Burnside'sh, and this was to be the day of the battle. Eight-and-forty hours had now passed since that signal gun, booming out on the dawn, sounded the note of concentration for the Confederate forces. Longstreet's corps was already at Fredericksburg; Jackson held the stretch of river below—his right at a remove of eighteen miles. But he had had abundant time to call in his scattered divisions, and the morning of the 13th found the entire Confederate army in position. Early on the morning of the 13t