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s soon startled by tidings that Gen. Milroy, with the advance of Gen. Schenck's division of Fremont's West Virginia force, was threatening Staah Mountain, concentrating his command at McDowell, and sending to Schenck for assistance. Schenck was at Franklin, 34 miles north, which diSchenck was at Franklin, 34 miles north, which distance he traversed, with his brigade, in 23 hours, joining Milroy at 10 A. M. of the 8th; but he brought only three regiments, reduced by deversed by the Staunton turn-pike, a mile or two west of McDowell. Schenck saw that Milroy's position was untenable, being commanded by hightas formed with the 32d, 55th, 73d, 75th, and 82d Ohio. under Brig.-Gen. Schenck, on the right, and the 2d, 3d, and 5th Virginia, with the 25teld the advance through the morning, but had now fallen in between Schenck and Milroy. Thus formed, our army advanced steadily and successfulen's men, instead of being sustained by them. Up to this moment, Schenck, on our right, had been making slow but steady progress; but he no
ke. Sigel, who was nearest the enemy, with the division of Schurz forming his right, that of Schenck his left, and the brigade of Milroy between them, advanced, by order, at 5 A. M., and was fullyning ground by hard fighting till half past 10, when Milroy and Schurz had advanced a mile, and Schenck two miles, though obstinately resisted by the enemy. But the Rebel strength in their front wasright; which held its ground firmly by the aid of its batteries, but not without heavy loss. Schenck, being now ordered by Sigel to strike the Rebel assailants in flank and rear, was soon briskly battle along the entire front, but struggling especially to overwhelm and turn our left, where Schenck, Milroy, and Reynolds, soon reenforced by Ricketts, maintained the unequal contest throughout tbrigade, Cantwell, 82d Ohio, and Brown, 20th Ind. Among our wounded on the 30th, were Maj.-Gen. Robert C. Schenck and Col. Hardin, of the Pa. Reserves. Among the Rebels wounded in these fights, were
uck that dissipated all reasonable doubt. Gen. R. H. Milroy was in command in the Valley, holding Winchester, under Gen. Schenck as department commander at Baltimore, to whom Halleck had suggested that Milroy's position seemed perilous; he having e totals his Martins-burg spoils. Milroy's great mistake was holding on just one day too long — his communications with Schenck and Halleck having already been severed. Halleck had suggested to Schenck the propriety of withdrawing him so early as Schenck the propriety of withdrawing him so early as the 11th. Early is credited by Lee with the capture of Winchester. Ere this, the Government had taken the alarm, as it well might. An order June 9. from the War Department had constituted of Pennsylvania two new Military Departments — that oending. For his army, after being strengthened by 15,000 men spared him from the defenses of Washington, and 2,100 by Gen. Schenck from the Middle Department, was barely 100,000 strong; while Lee's, carefully counted by two Union men independently,
isloyal practices; and — Congress having at length by express act authorized May 3. such suspension — the President proclaimed Sept. 15 a general suspension of the privilege of habeas corpus--to continue throughout the duration of such Rebellion. But, months ere this, a serious collision between military authority and Peace Democracy had been inaugurated, and had created much excitement, in Ohio. Mr. C. L. Vallandigham, having been defeated in his canvass for re-election by Gen. Robert C. Schenck, at the Ohio State Election in 1862, ceased to be a Member at the close of the XXXVIIth Congress. March 3, 1863. Returning to Ohio, where he had already been suggested as the Democratic candidate for Governor in the canvass of that year, he speedily engaged in a popular canvass of the War and the Federal Administration, in a spirit of sweeping hostility to both. Gen. Burnside, who had just been transferred to and placed in command of the military department including Ohio, put fo
g, Little-john, Marvin, Miller, Morris, Nelson, Odell, Pomeroy, Radford, Steele, Van Valkenburg. New Jersey--Starr. Pennsylvania--Baily, Broomall, Coffroth, Hale, Kelley, McAllister, Moorhead, A. Myers, L. Myers, C. O'Neill, Schofield, Stevens, Thayer, Tracy, Williams. Delaware--Smithers. Maryland--Cresswell, Henry Winter Davis, F. Thomas, Webster. West Virginia--Blair, Brown, Whaley. Kentucky--Anderson, Randall, Smith, Yeaman. Ohio — Ashley, Eckley, Garfield, Hutchins, Schenck, Spaulding. Indiana--Colfax, Dumont, Julian, Orth. Illinois--Arnold, Farnsworth, Ingersoll, Norton, E. B. Washburne. Missouri--Blow, Boyd, King, Knox, Loan, McClurg, J. S. Rollins. Michigan--A. C. Baldwin, Beaman, Driggs, F. W. Kellogg, Longyear, Upson. Iowa — Allison, Grinnell, A. W. Hubbard, Kasson, Price, Wilson. Wisconsin--Cobb, McIndoe, Sloan, Wheeler. Minnesota--Donnelly, Windom. Kansas--Wilder. Oregon--McBride. Nevada--Worthington. California--Cole, H
re at, 339. Salomon, Gen., 36; at Prairie Grove, 39. Sanborn, Brig-Gen., at Iuka, 224; chases Price in Western Missouri, 561. Saunders, Gen. W. S., of Ky., is killed at Knoxville, 432. Saunders, Col. H. S., in East Tennessee, 428. Savage's Station, Va., fight at, 160. Savannah, Ga., abandoned by Hardee to Sherman, 695. Scales, Brig.-Gen., wounded at Gettysburg, 389. Scammon, Col, Ohio, defeated near Bull Run, 181. Scammon, Gen., captured in West Virginia, 599. Schenck, Maj.-Gen. Robert C., joins Milroy at McDowell, Va., 133; at Cross-Keys, 138; at Gainesville, 183; wounded at second Bull Run, 189. Schofield, Gen. John M., organizes Missouri militia, 35; 36; 37; succeeds Gen. Curtis, 447; in the Atlanta campaign, 626; fights Hood at Franklin, Tenn., 681-3; at Nashville, 685; captures Wilmington, 715. Schurz, Gen. Carl, at Gainesville, 183; at Chancellorsville, 357; at Wauhatchie, 436. Scott, Gen. Winfield, consulted by Pope, 172; Mr. Potter on hi