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Breckinridge was on the march from this place, on his way to reinforce Gen. Imboden. He arrived in time on Saturday to form his line of battle about a mile south of New Market, and near the boundary line between the counties of Rockingham and Shenandoah, the position taken being in the county of Shenandoah. The enemy fell back and the battle was fought on the north side of New Market. On Sunday the Dutch General, "mit all dat fites mit Sigel," offered battle, and after a severe engagemeShenandoah. The enemy fell back and the battle was fought on the north side of New Market. On Sunday the Dutch General, "mit all dat fites mit Sigel," offered battle, and after a severe engagement were defeated, with the loss of a good many killed, wounded, and prisoners, and five pieces of artillery. They were pursued as far as the bridge across the North Shenandoah, near Mt. Jackson, which the enemy partially destroyed, and thus stopped for the time the pursuit, as the river was too full to ford. The force of the enemy consisted of 5,000 infantry, 2,000 cavalry, and four batteries of artillery. The strength of our force it may not be prudent to state at this time, but it was suffi