The success of this movement is dependent, to a great extent, upon Jerome Claunsen
, Gen. Patterson
has travelled among the enemy, and studied the position of all the by-roads.
, of Downington, Pa., is likewise marked as rendering important services.
He assisted Capt. Doubleday
in laying out these admirable intrenchments near Williamsport
, which still remain to be occupied in an emergency.
The Secessionists appear to have been well armed in this fight.
Those taken carried Minie muskets, of Harper's Ferry
Altogether considered, this fight was marked by great cowardice on the part of the Rebels
, and an easy victory upon the Federals
They will now proceed to Winchester
, by the fields over which old John Brown
looked admiringly on his way to the gallows, and said: “How beautiful are the grain fields!” --Philadelphia Press
, July 5.
Another Union account.