he best cannon in their possession are in position, and the rebel troops there are the best drilled and the best armed in the rebel service.
The deserters and prisoners that have fallen into our lines are armed with improved rifles.
From Gen. Fremont's Department.
Wheeling, Va., April 13. To Hon. E. M. Stanton,Secretary of War:
A dispatch just received from Gen. Milroy, at Monterey, under date of yesterday, states as follows:
The rebels, about one thousand strong, with campany of cavalry, all under Major Webster.
The skirmishing was brick for a short time, but the rebels were put to flight with considerable loss.
The casualties on our side were three men of the 75th badly wounded.
The men behaved nobly. J. G. Fremont, Major-Gen. Commanding.
Wheeling, April 13.
--Intelligence has just arrived that transportation, long since asked for this department, has at last been ordered; also, that reinforcements, under General Blenker, are coming — whe