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escription that could possibly be dispensed with should be left behind. The knapsacks were stored in houses; officers were allowed a single valise. Five days rations of hard bread were issued to the troops, and on Tuesday the army advanced to Moorefield. It encamped in a valley five times broader, and infinitely more beautiful, than the valley at Franklin. On Wednesday the march was ten miles, the roads growing continually more difficult, and rain falling steadily. Col. Cluseret, commanding the rearguard, brought up his men with admirable rapidity, having remained in Franklin till Monday, reached Petersburgh at four o'clock Tuesday, and starting again at midnight, brought his troops to Moorefield by seven o'clock. Thursday, the troops remained in camp, too much exhausted by their extraordinary fatigues and want of supplies to continue their march to any advantage. The delay was the result of a careful inspection of each brigade and regiment by the staff of Gen. Fremont, approv