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r black, was allowed to use or occupy Government transportation of any kind on the march of my command from Strasburg. If any instance has occurred, it was, with one exception, not only without authority, but against orders, and has not yet come to my knowledge. Citizens, traders, refugees, &c., were protected in the occupancy of their own wagons, and allowed to move with the Government trains in order, nothing further. The rear guard of infantry and artillery halted in the rear of Martinsburg from two o'clock till evening. When at considerable distance of our march we overtook a small party on foot. --My attention was attracted by a little girl, about eight years of age, who was toddling over the stones by the wayside, and I asked "How far she had travelled?" "From Winchester," they said. We were then about twenty-seven miles on our march. I requested the cannoneers to give her a lift, and the gallant men who had hung upon the rear of the column for its defence the greater