eached that place on the 19th of July; but from what he learned of Pope's strength he feared to risk offensive operations and called for re-enforcements.
Jackson's Report: Reports of the Army of Northern Virginia, vol.
II., p. 3. Lee then increased his force by General A. P. Hill's division, which joined Jackson on the 2d of August.
At that time Pope's army was along the turnpike from Culpepper to Sperryville, near the Blue Ridge—his left at Culpepper; while with the cavalry brigades of Buford and Bayard he observed the line of the Rapidan.
The 7th and 8th of August, Jackson crossed the Rapidan, and moved towards Culpepper.
Pope met this by throwing forward Banks' corps to a position eight miles south of Culpepper, near Cedar Mountain, where a severe action ensued on the 9th between Banks' corps and the three divisions under Jackson.
Banks, with much spirit, assumed the offensive, although doubly outnumbered, and attacked Jackson's right, under General Ewell.
He then fell w