ow Winchester when it was ascertained that the enemy in force were at Front Royal, and therefore had the shorter route to Strasburg.
I learn that the committees from Richmond and other places have been very efficient in ministering to our suffering soldiers.
They have just passed through here, returning to their homes.
Drs. Broaddus, Burrows, Hoge, and Wilmer, have also just passed through, en route from Winchester.
Gen. Hood is pleasantly quartered about a mile from town, at Mr. Jeff Kenny's. He is recovering rapidly, and is in fine spirits, and says he hopes to be in the next fight.
I rode with a friend, the other day, over the soldiers' grave-yard, situated half a mile west of the town, on a commanding hill.
The faithful old sexton, who keeps a careful register, which enables him to identify every grave, told me there had been over twelve hundred interment, and that nearly a hundred bodies had been disinterred.
I could not help thinking how desirable, "after the w