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to the Weldon railroad. The Yankees had heard of Sheridan's success in driving Early from Fisher's Hill, and fired a salute with shotted guns in honor thereof. Wit. Official dispatches received on the 23d state that the enemy attacked General Early late yesterday (22d) at Fisher's Hill, and succeeded in forcing back the lele of a long and obstinate defence; and the hope had been fondly cherished that Early would have there been able to thwart the designs of the enemy. But while some ounded in the thigh, and Captain R. N. Wilson, of Pegram's staff, wounded. General Early and one of his aids, Lieutenant-Colonel Mann Page, had their horses shot under them. It should be remembered that the difficulties which General Early contended with in the Valley were of no ordinary character. He was opposed by a gree failed to perform an impossibility. The Latest. At last accounts General Early was at Keezle-town, and was expected to make a stand there. --This place is
an having learned on Sunday that the main portion of Early's forces were encamped in the vicinity of Bunker Hilryville pike, and, by a rapid movement, hurt them on Early's rear. No doubt but that the enemy were completelythe blow which should result in the signal defeat of Early's army. Delay in the arrival of the Nineteenth corps enabled Early to more Gordon's division at double quick from Bunker Hill, distant about ten miles, and brgles sounding a charge, which was the death-knell of Early's army. There could be seen the gallant Custar and secured us the victory. The stubborn columns of Early's command were forced to give way and break before tns. The broken and demoralized divisions comprising Early's command now fled in confusion, throwing away everyand ignominious retreat up the Valley, where such of Early's command as are left him are now scattered. Ouand of General Sheridan, over the combined forces of Early and Breckinridge, in the Shenandoah Valley, on the 1
erprise against a single position having cost so much.--Three hundred thousand tried their hands last summer. To these Grant now wishes to add one hundred thousand more. With four hundred thousand men in a central position, an enterprising monarch, who was likewise a good soldier, could over whelm any monarchy in continental Europe. Yet, with an army of that size, the Yankees have been thus far utterly unable to take this city, far less to conquer Virginia. As for the reverses of General Early in the Valley, that they are a serious inconvenience to us, we will not deny. But we do deny that they are of such a character that they should discourage us or create a doubt as to ultimate success. Even though that army were captured or destroyed, and we feel no apprehension upon either score, it would not decide the question, as long as Lee was in the field and had a gallant army under his command. That army, at least, has no fear of the issue, so long as the life of their commande