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a considerable number of them. His loss was to a An official dispatch received at the War Department states that Sheridan is still moving down the Valley. A large force of has cavalry was attacked by us on the 7th instant, and drove them somces, some wagons, with teams, some fifty prison killing and wounding a Northern dates express great concerning Sheridan. They they have heard nothing from him for a week; that his couriers are all capture and his supply trains cut off.--T but another squad came along and applied the torch. The Herald of the 7th says they have received nothing yet from Sheridan. It was reported that a force of rebel cavalry had dashed into Edinburg, a small town midway between Woodstock and Mount Jackson, burned the bridge and captured the guard. This is in Sheridan's rear. The fight at Saltville. We collect from various sources some interesting particulars of the light at Saltville. The battle was fought by the reserves from
Horrible Villainy. The New York Herald of the 5th has been received in this city. In it is a letter from Grant to Sheridan, in which he directs him to burn every house in the valley; to kill every horse, cow, hog, sheep, or other animal; to destroy every to set fire to every barn, wheat or hay stack; to cut down every ornamental mill; and carry off every negro. He says that if this war continues twelve months longer, he desires to convert the whole Valley into a howling wilderness. Theeen beaten and battled until his senses have fled completely. It is the outpouring of a beaten and wounded spirit. He cannot whip Lee, but he can starve the women and children. We turn him over to General Lee. This order was issued while Sheridan was, as he thought, carrying everything before him. It had not time to be published before he was flying down the Valley with his freebooters, and Early in pursuit. Is there a man belonging to the Valley who can stay away from his colors under