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made a dash upon them and the straggling soldiers. I saw the cloud of dust, but could not for a moment divine its meaning, until I saw the horsemen come dashing back. Fortunately, no injury was done, though a ball pierced the hat of one of Jackson's aids. I heard in Williamsport — his residence — that Capt. Russell was wounded in the mouth. Capt. J. M. Payne and a doctor, whose name I did not learn, lost their horses. They were taking dinner at a hotel. The enemy fled before us from Martinsburg to Harper's Ferry; we pursued; a part of Longstreet's forces captured the Maryland Heights; others got possession of the Loudoun Heights, and we surrender them. Thus the words of Gen. Johnston were literally verified, that Harper's Ferry would prove a man-trap to any party who might attempt to hold it. Their troops were living on half rations. A large number of stolen negroes were also captured, estimated at from five to eight hundred. Having filled our haversacks with three days ratio