bridge in flames.
Some of Jackson
's officers had been obliged to abandon their horses in order to make good their escape.
makes his total loss in these engagements, 133 killed, 929 wounded, and 34 missing--in all, 1,096; or, since he left Winchester
, 1,167, with 1 gun; while he had captured, including wounded in hospital, 975 men and 7 guns.
Considering the perils he braved, and the odds which ought to have been, but were not, brought to bear against him, his campaign was one of the most brilliant of the war, and stamps him a true military genius.1
, being recalled by orders from Washington
, here relinquisied the pursuit and slowly retired; while Jackson
, master of the situation, recrossed the South Fork
on the 12th, and encamped at Weyer
's Cave; whence he was summoned on the 17th, with the bulk of his army, to Richmond
On the same day2
's demolition of Kenly
at Front Royal
, Gen. Heth
, with 3 regiments of Virginia Rebels, attacked at Lewisburg, in West Virginia
, the 36th and 44th Ohio, Col. Geo. Crook
, by whom he was quickly routed, though Heth
seems to have had decidedly the advantage in numbers.
Before our artillery could be brought into position, the Rebels
were broken and flying, with a loss of 4 guns, 300 muskets, and 100 prisoners. Our loss was 11 killed and 52 wounded, including Col. Crook
in the foot.
The Rebel loss is stated at 50 killed and 75 wounded, part of whom were doubtless included in the prisoners.
burnt the bridge over the Greenbrier
, three miles distant, and thus arrested the pursuit.