--It is difficult to get any news from Hunter
's flying army.--Information received this morning is, that he is still continuing his retreat in demoralized confusion, and so closely pressed by our army that they have no chance to forage on our people and are pressed for provisions.
Persons from Bedford
say that the enemy's trains were driven through that county by our forces at a furious rate under whip and spur, and that the road along the route is lined with dead horses, that were killed by over exertion.
Tuesday our forces attacked the enemy near Salem
, capturing ten pieces of artillery, two hundred horses, one hundred and fifty prisoners, and several wagons.
The enemy have destroyed many of their caissons and wagons to prevent their falling into our hands.
It is reported that we have again overtaken the enemy to-day near Fincastle
One hundred and thirty of Sheridan
's raiders have arrived here.
destroyed a great amount of private property in his advance, and stole a large number of wagons, horses, and cattle.