l eating, sleeping, and resting at Manassas.
McDowell, with his own, Sigel's corps, and Reynolds's on the morning of the 28th to crush Jackson.
McDowell was told by Pope if he would move early with ll hazards, Thoroughfare Gap, five miles from McDowell's position at Gainesville, and thus shut the tion of Thoroughfare Gap no enemy was found.
McDowell, after sending Rickett's division to the gap reet.
It so happened that King's division of McDowell's corps, which on the night of the 27th was ne's relief, Ricketts had marched away to join McDowell.
At 9 A. M. the head of Longstreet's column lines and encouraged his men by stating that McDowell and Fitz John Porter were marching so as to gPortersome ten thousand men — was stationary, McDowell having gone to the support of the rest of th of the Washington defenses.
He met Pope and McDowell riding toward Washington, escorted by cavalryn the former asked if he had any objection to McDowell and himself going to Washington; to which McC