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a detachment of the enemy's cavalry in the vicinity of Strasburg and defeated them, capturing a number of horses and killing and wounding a considerable part of the Yankee force. A Victory in the Valley — McCausland Repulses two Attacks of Sheridan. It will be seen from the following, and the intelligence is peculiarly gratifying, that, notwithstanding all the vaporing bulletins of Sheridan, the fight has not all been taken out of that portion of our cavalry operating in the ShenandoahSheridan, the fight has not all been taken out of that portion of our cavalry operating in the Shenandoah Valley: Headquarters Army Northern Virginia, "October 29, 1864. "Hon. James. A. Seddon, Secretary of War: "General Early reports that the enemy attacked General Lomax's forces at Milford on the 25th instant with one brigade and two pieces of artillery, and were repulsed. The next day they attacked with two brigades and six pieces of artillery, and were again driven back. "General Lomax reports our loss very slight. "Colonel Mosby reports that, since the advance of the e
We have received copies of Philadelphia and Baltimore papers of the 27th instant--two days later. The Sheridan fight — Magnificent election bulletins. The Yankees are still using the Sheridan fights in the Valley for electioneering purpnerals; and "one-eyed" Powell, of the cavalry, has been made a brigadier-general. The following letter has been sent to Sheridan by Lincoln: Executive Mansion, Washington, October 22, 1864. Major-General Sheridan: With great pleasure IMajor-General Sheridan: With great pleasure I tender to you and your brave army the thanks of the nation and my own personal admiration and gratitude for the month's operations in the Shenandoah Valley, and especially for the splendid work of October 19. Your obedient servant, Abraham Linco150; missing, 58. total, 226. grand total, 4,086. to balance this, however, the following list of the results of Sheridan is put forth for the benefit of Lincoln and Johnson: Prisoners captured at Winchester (well)2,200 Prisoners c
irty-sixth Virginia infantry, and have been with it up to the present time. On one occasion Mobile killed three Yankees while on picket, and on her return to the brigade was promoted for gallantry to a corporally. The corporal has missed but one battle — that of Cedar --she having been sent off on duty at the time. Once she was slightly wounded in the arm by a piece of shell. From the time these girls entered the service up to the day of the fight which took place between Early and Sheridan on the 19th instant, the secret of their sex was only known to the captain of the company to which they belonged. At this battle he was taken prisoner, and they then, finding it necessary to have some protector, bonded their secret to the commanding the company; but he did not keep it two days before he reported it to General Early himself, who entered them to be taken to Richmond. In the interview with the General, which ensued in consequence of the information imparted to him by said
Yankee prisoners --Since Friday morning ever four hundred Yankee prisoners have been received at the Libby prison, including four officers. Among the latter was Brigadier-General A. M. Duffie, first division, cavalry department, Sheridan's corps, Western Virginia, says he was born in Paris, France.
e negress are his shall project them by retaliating upon such treatment as said at our bonds. That is to say if question be returned to their masters, our prisoners to hard labor upon his upon the public works in the Yankee . this. Sheridan, having laid waste in his rear, is dependent for his upon the Manassas Gap railroad. But has been operating upon that railroad with trains and cutting off Sheridan to very . To remedy inconvenience, the Government has fallen upon the devSheridan to very . To remedy inconvenience, the Government has fallen upon the device of a number of Alexandria citizens, of known the Southern cause, upon every the names of persons that sent. in the a public feeling in the Confederacy are perfectly legitimate objects --as much so as any operations white enemy's rear. The Yankees are even to send women along with the trains to make the more secure. pears to us that our Government has never and does not even now comprehend, which the Yankees are waging this war proclaimed us rebels, and refuse to any righ