force of about 20,000 men, occupied Harrisonburg, twelve or fifteen miles in Jackson's front.
Schenck and Milroy, commanding Fremont's advance of 6,000 men, were in front of Edward Johnson, their p and Fremont.
The Warm Springs turnpike afforded Banks a ready mode of uniting with Milroy and Schenck, in which case Staunton would be an easy capture.
Fremont was already preparing to move in thamakes his dispositions to seize the road in rear of the enemy during the night.
But Milroy and Schenck have united, and seeing their position untenable, make a fierce attack in the afternoon to retaough inflicting severe loss, are repulsed at every point, and at nightfall quietly withdraw.
Schenck's report — Rebellion Record, volume V. He puts his total loss at 256.
Jackson's loss was 461; ed one hundred miles and crossed the Blue Ridge twice in this time, and now repulses Milroy and Schenck, and follows them up to Franklin.
Then finding Fremont within supporting distance, he begins o