From the Rapidan.
--The following seems to be the true version of Mooby's affair, near Harper's Ferry
He did not attack the garrison at Harper's Ferry
, but the Yankee
camp, on the Loudoun heights
, one mile and a half from Harper's Ferry
, occupied by the first Maryland battalion of cavalry, under Major Cole
, consisting of one hundred and fifty men. The attack was made on Sunday morning before daylight.
The enemy's camp was completely surprised, and thrown into considerable confusion.
Owing to the proximity of the enemy's infantry forces, Mosby
was compelled to act hurriedly.
Six prisoners and 40 horses were captured.
The enemy's loss in killed and wounded not ascertained.
's loss is given at fifteen--among them Lieut. Smith
is reported killed, and Lieut. Turner
A part of Sedgwick
's (8th) corps has gone to the Valley