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Jackson's capture of Harper's Ferry. for other Harper's Ferry pictures, see Vol. I., pp. 115 to 120, and Vol. II., p. 155.--Editors. by John G. Walker, Major-General, C. S. A. When General Lee began his campaign against Pope I was in command of a division (of three brigades) which was not a part of either of the two corps of the Army of Northern Virginia. I was left on the James for the defense of Richmond, but after the evacuation of Harrison's Landing by McClellan's army [August 14th to 20th], the Confederate capital being no longer threatened, I was ordered by the Secretary of War to leave one of my brigades at Richmond and proceed with the other two to join General Lee in the field. Leaving Daniel's brigade on the James, I marched northward with my old brigade, the strongest and the one which had seen most service, at that time commanded by Colonel Van H. Manning, and with the brigade of General Robert Ransom. It was our hope that we should overtake General Lee in t