, June 3, Lee began the delicate operation of manoeuvring Hooker out of his position behind the Rappahannock by a movement of the 1st and 2d corps toward Culpeper.
Hood and McLaws marched on the 3d, Rodes on the 4th, and Early and Johnson on the 5th.
Longstreet's reserve — the Washington Artillery with eight guns, and my own with 26— marched on the 3d.
On the 5th, the enemy, having discovered that something was on foot, crossed a small force over the Rappahannock, at the old position near t5th, the enemy, having discovered that something was on foot, crossed a small force over the Rappahannock, at the old position near the mouth of Deep Run.
On this, Lee ordered Ewell's corps to halt and await developments.
But on the 6th he became satisfied that nothing serious was intended, and Ewell was ordered to proceed.
In the afternoon, Lee himself left Fredericksburg for Culpeper.
Hill's corps now stood alone in front of Hooker's entire army.
Meanwhile, Hooker had sent Buford's and Gregg's divisions of cavalry, supported by Russell's and Ames's brigades of infantry, to attack Stuart's camps near the Rappahannock