A General order from "Stonewall."
The following order has been issued by Gen. Jackson
relating to the recent gallant explor's of his army:
Headquarters V. D. Winchester, May 26, 1862.
General Orders No. 58.
Within four weeks this army has made long and rapid to archer, fought six combats, and two battler, signally defeating the enemy in each one, captured several stands of colors and pieces of artillery, with numerous prisoners, and vast medical, ordnance, and army stores, and finally driven the boastful host, which was ravaging our beautiful country, into utter rout.
The General Commanding would warmly express to the officers and men under his command his joy in their achievements, and his thanks for their brilliant gallantry in action, and their patient obedience under the hardships of forced massless, often more painful to the brave soldier than the dangers of battle.
The explanation of the severe exertions to which the Commanding General
called the army, which were endured by them with such cheerful confidence in him, is now given in the victory of yesterday.
He receives this proof of their confidence in the past with pride and gratitude, and as only a similar confidence in the future chief duty to-day, and that of the army, to recognize devoutly the hand of a protecting.
in the brilliant successes of the last three days, which have given us the results of a great victory without great losses, and to make the oblation of our thanks to God for his mercies to us and our country to heartfelt acts of religious worship.
For this purposes the troops will remain in camp to-day, suspending, as far as practicable, all military exercises, and the chaplains of regiments will hold divine service in their several charges at 4 o'clock P. M. to day.