Movements of Gen. Cadwallader--Capture of prisoners, &c.
Gordonsville, June 21.
commanded the Federal
troops approaching Harper's Ferry
He has retired beyond Hagerstown
, and Harper's Ferry
is again held by our troops, consisting of 400 to 500 Marylanders.
is at Winchester
Two prisoners of war, taken at Williams
port, will go to Richmond
to day. One is Lieut. Col. Bowman
, of the Eighth Pennsylvania Regiment; the other Maj. Chase
, connected with the Adjutant
's Department, same Regiment.
They are under charge of Colonel Thomas
, of the Maryland Volunteers, who carries the official report of the engagement at New Creek Depot.
now commands the whole Valley as a strategic position.
's movement from Harper's Ferry
to meet the enemy, instead of being a retreat was an advance upon the enemy, who were approaching by Williamsport
's march was North
He also sent a detachment to Romney
, thus checkmating the Federal
advance in both directions.
may now be considered safe.