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The battles of Martinsburg. It turns out that Cadwallader of Patterson, (or both, as the case may be,) did not recross the Potomac; but followed Johnston's advanced force, under Gen. Jackson, until it effected a junction with the main body of the Confederate forces a few miles south of Martinsburg. That town is in Berkeley county, upon the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, ten or twelve miles rive him from his position with the like defeat, and the last time Johnston pursued them into Martinsburg, where, having outflanked them he held them at last accounts. The statement further is that with 3,500 men was looked for in the neighborhood of Hartper's Ferry, twenty miles only from Martinsburg, on his way to unite with the Federalists at Martinsburg. A little delay might bring aid to Martinsburg. A little delay might bring aid to them. But Gen. Johnston is too great a strategist to allow any time to clapse before availing himself to the fullest extent of his advantage. A passenger states that the militia of the region there
Latest News.glorious News.Patterson in a trap.battle near Martinsburg. Ex-Governor Lowe, of Maryland, arrived in our city yesterday afternoon, from Winchester, at Winchester, on Thursday evening, reliable intelligence was received from Martinsburg to the effect that Gen. Johnston's command had engaged the forces of the Uni, estimated at 20,000, at a place called Darkville, three miles this side of Martinsburg — that General Johnston had repulsed them three times with great loss on thed of the Federal troops. General Johnston succeeded in driving them back to Martinsburg — outflanking them and getting between them and the river, intercepted their retreat. From the topography of the country at and around Martinsburg, the Federal army is thus held in a trap, and between the upper and neither millstones ofss the Potomac into Maryland, was untrue. An order had been received at Martinsburg, from Gen. Johnston, to remove the women and children. It was not known
Details of Tuesday's battle near Williamsport. Several persons present at the recent engagements near Martinsburg concur, substantially, in the following accounts: On Tuesday last the Yankee forces, numbering near 10,000, while approaching Martinsburg, were met by Col. Jackson's advance, consisting of a portion of Col. Harper's Regiment from Augusta county, about 700 strong, and a squadron of cavalry under Col. Steward. The Federal forces, excepting Sherman's boasted battery, occup wounded, and 53 prisoners; when the firing ceased, and Colonel Jackson fell back slowly to a stronger position nearer Martinsburg, with a loss on his side of three killed and five wounded. Gen. Johnston, being notified, advanced from Winchestee, he three several times repulsed the attacks of Gen. Patterson's entire army of about 20,000 men, and drove him into Martinsburg. Gen. Johnston has since succeeded in throwing his army between Gen. Patterson and the Potomac, thus cutting off retr
s enrolling his name. [Second Dispatch.] Louisville,Ky., July 5. --Not a word has been received here in confirmation of General Patterson's dispatch, which was telegraphed here on yesterday at noon. The details of such an affair would not have been withheld. The usual morning's report from Trieste fail to-day, and last night's midnight dispatch contained nothing. The invaders evidently have nothing encouraging. [This dispatch evidently refers to the engagement reported near Martinsburg; and white we have no received the first dispatch referred to, we have heard enough to satisfy us that General Patterson had no encouraging news to communicate to his friends, no matter how sanguine he may have been of a brilliant victory over the Confederate forces.] [Third Dispatch.] Louisville,Ky., July 5. --No goods are going forward. The merchants are generally withdrawing their stocks from the depot. It has been determined to send no train beyond Bowling Green at
Firing at Mathias' Point. Passengers who left Fredericksburg Friday morning state that a report prevailed there on yesterday that heavy firing had been heard in the neighborhood of Mathias' Point. It is to be hoped that the "glorious Fourth" was celebrated in a becoming manner by giving the Yankees as sound a thrashing as Johnston inflicted upon them about the same time near Martinsburg.
a First, and five companies of Col. Cake's Pennsylvania Twenty-fifth regiments, all among the best troops now in the service. Washington,July 3.--The following dispatch was received at 2.15 this morning by telegraph: Hock River, near Martinsburg, July 2. To Col. E D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General: We left Williamsport at 6 o'clock A. M. today, for this place. We drove and routed the rebels, about 10,000 strong, having with them four guns, and now occupy his camp, with a lkilled--George Drake and another man, name unknown, belonging to the Wisconsin regiment — and four wounded, belonging to the 11th Pennsylvania regiment. Later.--Hagerstown, July 3. P. M.--Major General Patterson's column are in and about Martinsburg. A special messenger from there reports that no engagement with the enemy has taken place since yesterday, the result of which has been stated. Philadelphia, July 3.--We have a dispatch from Chambersburg, giving a list of the wounded in