y, capturing some guns and prisoners, and Hunter passed on through Craig county to West Virginia.
The northern historian, Pond, says in his account of this campaign: The night of June 24th—having passed Sweet Springs—the column reached White Sulphurvicinage of Charlestown, skirmishing every day, and is heartily commended by Lee in his dispatches.
The Federal historian Pond says of Early's movements at this period: Holding the line of the Opequon, Early had for weeks not only kept Maryland and ldness than Early's giving battle at Winchester, nor more cool deliberation than his steady retirement.
He deserves, says Pond, the Federal historian, the credit of great vigor and skill in fighting the battle forced upon him, and in moving his traist Virginia, having 7,140; aggregate, 32,646, or an average for each corps of more than all of Early's infantry.
And in Pond's History, page 267, you will find the ruturns for the the month of September, showing the Sixth Corps with 10,067 infantr