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., June 17, 1862. I observe in the Richmond papers that the credit of the cavalry charge made upon the enemy at Front Royal is given to the 2d Virginia cavalry. Now, while the 2d is a gallant regiment, yet it is not entitled to the credit gige was made by the 6th Virginia cavalry, commanded by Lieut. Col. Thos. S. Flournoy. After the enemy were driven from Front Royal the cavalry were ordered in pursuit, the 6th cavalry being in front. Four companies of the 6th overtook the enemy about three miles from Front Royal on the turnpike leading to Winchester. The enemy, comprising three companies of cavalry, two pieces of artillery, and more than a regiment of infantry, had formed to receive the charge. The 6th charged them, when thrisoners captured, others came up and assisted in taking prisoners. Owing to the difficulty in crossing the bridge at Front Royal, which had been set on fire by the enemy, it was difficult for the cavalry to cross the river, which accounts for so s