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ny from Winchester and Rockbridge, making in all only three hundred and eighty men, repulsed in the action of the 2d inst, nine thousand of the enemy three times, held them in shock for two hours, and killed about two hundred of them, wounding many more, and capturing forty prisoners; while their loss was only three killed and eight or nine wounded. When, to avoid the danger of being flanked by the enemy, they retreated, it was at a very slow pace, firing with deadly effect all the time. Col. Jackson, who witnessed their heroic conduct, remarked that it was with the greatest difficulty they could be made to obey the most peremptory orders to retreat. The enemy may judge from this specimen whether his march through the Valley of Virginia is to be a more triumphal procession.--We know enough of these mountaineers to feel assured that they cannot be conquered by any race which inhabits this or any other continent. They are men, each and all of them; men who "know their rights, and
all parts of the State for the past day or two, spreading the alarm that the Lincoln mercenaries and thieves from the three great abolition States which beleaguer Missouri west, north and east, were pouring into that Sate in overwhelming numbers, and driving the Confederates before them. Yesterday I saw a couple of Arkansas soldiers from Fort Smith, who reported that McCulloch, with his command, was moving toward Missouri. They also confirmed the reports from Missouri--They stated that Gov. Jackson, with 1,500 Confederates, was retreating before overwhelming forces, and falling down upon the Arkansas line; that he had given battle three times. We have received here a printed proclamation from Ben McCulloch in reference to the above, and calling upon all citizens to rally to the rescue of Missouri with such arms as they have. He orders them to report and rendezvous at Fayetteville, where they will immediately organize into companies and battalions. Every man nearly, that is le
From Missouri. Springfield, Mo., July 10. --On the 6th inst., Gen. Sweeney, with his column of Flying Artillery, was advancing on Vernon. Large numbers of mounted Missourians were congregating on the West Plains, and Generals Forsyth and Sweeney have sent a force to prevent their joining the forces under Gov. Jackson. Col. Coffee has been taken prisoner. Col. Wolfe has had an encounter with the Missourians, and has sent for assistance. He lost 30 killed and wounded. The loss on the Missouri side is not known here. Gen. Lyon was at Leesville, and advancing towards Clinton. Quincy, Ill., July 10. --The Missouri State cavalry have made a decided impression at Monroe Station, Mo. They routed the Federalists, burnt the station-house, six coaches, eighteen cars, and tore up the railway track on each side of the town. A messenger who was dispatched here for assistance reports that Col. Smith and fifty Federals have been taken prisoners.
irginia, my efforts have been directed unceasingly to the best of my limited ability, to the promotion of our interests, indissolubly connected with the vindication of our liberties and our speedy union with the Confederate States. In view of Gov. Jackson's declarations in his proclamation of the 12th ultimo, it is due to him that I should mention the fact that I have at no time had, and have not now, any agency of any kind from him; it is due to myself to add that since that proclamation I havyour deliverance will surely come. With the limited information obtainable here concerning recent even is in Missouri, it is difficult to form a judgment about our immediate future. But as our enemies claim that they are about to capture Gov. Jackson, you will, I trust, not consider it ostentation in me to give you this public assurance that, to the best of my ability, endeavoring to mingle prudence with energy and firmness though with a painful consciousness of the difficulty and responsi