eral Banks's department, was driven from Front Royal, with considerable loss, by a large body of rebels.--(Doc. 43.)
Captain Tilford, stationed with forty men on the east side of the Rio Grande, seven miles below Fort Craig, N. M., received a summons to surrender from a band of two hundred Texans.
He refused; but after fighting for three hours, was obliged to retreat to Fort Craig with the loss of three wounded.--Denver Herald.
Portions of the army of the Potomac crossed the Chickahominy River in two places, at the Railroad Bridge and at Bottom's Bridge.
The battle of Lewisburgh, Va., was fought this day. The rebel Colonel Heath attacked Col. Crook with three thousand infantry and cavalry, and six cannon.
After a spirited fight of an hour, the rebels were put to flight in utter confusion, and their flight soon became a rout.
Col. Crook captured four rifled cannon--one so near his position that it was loaded with canister — and caissons, and eight rounds of ammunition.