y thousand by the arrival of the corps of Fitz John Porter and Heintzelman.
Lee proposed to hold ths four miles from Manassas, and Banks and Fitz John Porter at Warrenton Junction ten miles. On the naged his men by stating that McDowell and Fitz John Porter were marching so as to get in Jackson's re night was retired to its first position.
Porter's inaction in front of Longstreet has been theongstreet, because, having nearly three men to Porter's one, he could easily defeat him. It is certain that when Pope ordered Porter at half past 4 o'clock in the afternoon to attack, Longstreet's whoeen in front of him for four hours and a half. Porter reported the enemy were in great force in frone so as to deceive the enemy, and according to Porter's dispatch, it had the desired effect.
Stuarte impression that he had a large force in Fitz John Porter's front.
The next day — the 30th-Pope, dshington, renewed the engagement.
He advanced Porter, whom he had called to him during the night, s