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to some of the movements which took place previous to the fight, which are important as well as interesting.] Several days ago the Sixth corps was sent to Front Royal. The rumor then became prevalent that it was about moving to reinforce General Grant, and this rumor reached the enemy's ears, which no doubt induced the attacreached the position named, General Sheridan "one evening" proceeded to the headquarters of Colonel Powell, commanding the Second division of cavalry, then near Front Royal, and studied out a plan with General Torbert, chief of cavalry, for one of the grandest cavalry movements of the war. For this latter purpose Merritt's and Powem to enable him "to crush Sheridan out of the Valley." In consequence of the capture of this dispatch, the cavalry movement was abandoned, Powell remaining near Front Royal, on the left of Sheridan's line, and Merritt moving back again towards the right of the "army line," in the rear of Custer. Next morning, after the abandonment