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Doc. 93.-battle of Cedar Mountain, Va. this battle is also known as the battle of slaughter's Mountain, Cedar Creek, and South-west Mountain. General Pope's report. headquarters army of Virginia, Cedar Mountain, August 13-5 P. M. To Major-General Halleck, Commander-in-Chief: on Thursday morning the enemy crossed the Rapidan at Barnet's Ford in heavy force, and advanced strong on the road to Culpeper and Madison Court-House. I had established my whole force on the turnpike between Culpeper and Sperryville, ready to concentrate at either place as soon as the enemy's plans were developed. Early on Friday it became apparent that the move on Madison Court-House was merely a feint, to deceive the army corps of Gen. Sigel, at Sperryville, and that the main attack of the enemy would be at Culpeper, to which place I had thrown forward part of Banks's and McDowell's corps. Brig.-Gen. Bayard, with part of the rear of McDowell's corps, who was in the advance near the Rapidan