ed was very severe.
Their retreat is almost by an impassable road, along which many wagons were left in the woods, and wagon-loads of blankets, clothing, and other equipments are piled up in all directions.
During the evening many of the rebels were killed by shells from a battery of General Stahl's brigade.
General Ashby, who covered the retreat with his whole cavalry force and three regiments of infantry, and who exhibited admirable skill and audacity, was among the killed.
General Milroy made a reconnoissance, to-day, about seven miles on the Port Republic road, and discovered a portion of the enemy's forces encamped in the timber. J. C. Fremont, Major-General Commanding.
New-York Tribune account.
Fremont's headquarters, Harrisonburgh, Va., June 7, 1862.
The march from Newmarket, yesterday, was without opposition, until the advance — guard reached Harrisonburgh.
Rebel cavalry showed themselves occasionally in front, but not in large numbers.
They were draw