Meade, outmarching Lee, kept between him and Washington, finally bringing the Headquarters to Centreville about twenty-four miles west of Alexandria.
Meanwhile, it appears to have been extremely xt morning, every corps was in motion, tramping diligently in the direction of the heights of Centreville, via Manassas Junction.
We of the Staff had hardly dressed, when there was a great cracking t the army toward Washington, which caused uneasiness and dissatisfaction at the Capitol.
At Centreville, writes Lyman, we had a set — to between Meade and Halleck.
Meade had asked, by telegraph, ft more lie still.
Headquarters Army of Potomac November 3, 1863
Did I mention that, since Centreville, some two weeks, I have had a tent-mate, a Swede, one of those regular Europeans, who have betowards Germanna Ford.
The above rough map, with the other I sent when I wrote at Centreville, will sufficiently explain our moves.
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