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treated up the Valley, pursued by Gen. Banks, to the vicinity of Harrisonburg. Jackson, after holding some days a strong position near Mount is troops a brief rest, and then resumed May 17. his march to Harrisonburg, having ascertained that Banks had fallen back to Strasburg. BeWashington to hasten across the main range of the Alleghanies to Harrisonburg, hardly 50 miles distant, and thus intercept the retreat of JackShields to crush him. There is a direct road from Franklin to Harrisonburg, not absolutely impassable by an army, though it crosses four didirectly down the North Fork, by Woodstock and Mount Jackson, to Harrisonburg. The advance of each was greatly embarrassed by the many streamhe more important of those in front of Shields. Passing through Harrisonburg, June 5. Jackson diverged from the great road leading southwastant, ready to be sent up as required. Fremont pushed out of Harrisonburg at 6 o'clock next morning, June 8. and before 9 his advance w
embarked, and on its way to join you. It is intended to send the residue of McDowell's force also to join you as s speedily as possible. Fremont had a hard fight, day before yesterday, with Jackson's force at Union Church, eight miles from Harrisonburg. He claims the victory, but was badly handled. It is clear that a pretty strong force is operating with Jackson, for the purpose of detaining the forces here from you. I am urging, as fast as possible, the new levies. Be assured, General, position of Jackson's force. Gen. King yesterday reported a deserter's statement, that Jackson's force was, nine days ago, 40,000 men. Some reports place 10,000 Rebels under Jackson at Gordonsville; others that his force is at Port Republic, Harrisonburg, and Luray. Fremont yesterday reported rumors that Western Virginia was threatened; and Gen. Kelly, that Ewell was advancing to New Creek, where Fremont has his depots. The last telegram from Fremont contradicts this rumor. The last telegra
in a dispatch to Grant, as follows: Woodstock Va, Oct. 7, 1864--9 P. M. Lt.-Gen. U. S. Grant: I have the honor to report my command a this point to-night. I commenced moving back from Port Republic, Mount Crawford, Bridgewater, and Harrisonburg, yesterday morning. The grain and forage in advance of these points had previously been destroyed. In moving back to this point, the whole country from the Blue ridge to the North mountain has teen made untenable for a Rebel army. I havuction embraces the Luray valley and Little Fort valley as well as the main valley. A large number of horses have been obtained, a proper estimate of which I can not now make. Lt. John R. Meigs, my engineer officer, was murdered beyond Harrisonburg near Dayton. For this atrocious act, all the houses within an area of five miles were burned. Since I came into the Valley from Harper's Ferry, every train, every small party, and every straggler, has been bushwhacked by the people; many o
Jackson and St. Philip, La., 89. Fort Macon, N. C., 79. Fort Pemberton, Miss., 297. Fort Rosecrans, Tenn., 683. Fort Smith, Ark., 555. Fort Steedman, Va., 728. Fort Sumter (assault), 481. (do. (bombardment), 466. Fort Wagner (assault), 476. Franklin, Tenn., 285. Front Roval,Va., 134. Gallatin, Tenn., 213. Glasgow, Mo., 560. Grand Gulf, Miss., 302. Greensburg. Ky., 687. Grenada, Miss., 615. Gum Swamp, N. C., 463. Harpeth River, Tenn., 787. Harrison, Mo., 557. Harrisonburg, Va., 137. Hartsville, Mo., 447. Hartsville, Tenn., 271. Hatchie River, Miss., 230. Haymarket, Va., 182. Henderson's Hill, La., 537. Holly Springs, Miss., 286. Honey Hill, S. C., 696. Honey Springs, I. T., 449. Independence, Mo., 36; 560. Jackson, Miss., 317. James Island, S. C., 475. James River, Va., 727. Jefferson, Va., 395. Jenkins's Ferry, Ark., 553. Jericho Ford. Va., 577. Johnsonville, Tenn., 679. Jonesboroa, Ga., 636. Jonesville, Va., 598. Kelly's Ford, Va.,