nd went to Yorktown to meet McClellan, Fredericksburgh was threatened by a large division under McDowell: Ewell was deputed to watch him, and did it well; but in the Valley there were not less than thin, and, recruited, rushed down the Valley, and instead of allowing Shields and Fremont to join McDowell, beat them both in detail, and obliged McDowell to fall back.
Retreating again, Jackson beggedMcDowell to fall back.
Retreating again, Jackson begged for reenforcements, and they were sent.
But while the Federal commanders were planning to entrap him, should he again go to the Valley, he made pretences of doing so, and by forced marches swooped dder McClellan, looking upon him as an arrant humbug, and had been assigned to Pope's army.
General McDowell also — who for many months before had been stationed at Fredericksburgh, and was promised cboth uncompromising negro-worshippers, and as military men were laughed at by the whole South.
McDowell, also, was known to be a Democrat, and, though too good a soldier to allow politics to interfer
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said Dobbs, delighted.
That shows the brilliancy of a geat Frazier's Farm was the most desperate, said Dobbs, drinking again, and getting steam up.
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answered Dobbs indignantly.
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No artillery in the world could pretend to khowl, sure!
A warlike friend of mine, said Dobbs,
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Frank inquired of Dobbs.
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How much more fell into o number, at the lowest estimate!
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