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g yesterday. From the Valley. Information reached this city yesterday morning, through a reliable channel, that Sheridan had crossed the Blue Ridge on Thursday with two corps d' armee, with the intention, it is supposed, of making a demonstrwith chaff. So, crossing the mountain higher up the Valley at Thornton's gap, and making a "Stonewall" march, he struck Sheridan unawares, and before he had well come from the mountain into the plain, smote him, hip and thigh, and drove him pell-mel crossed Cedar creek, several miles from the village, where he halted for the first time. Had General Early done as Sheridan hoped he would do — pass on down the Valley and attack the remaining corps of his army — the two corps which crossed thee to prevent it. As it is, his plans are completely thwarted. The Yankee correspondent of the New York Tribune from Sheridan's army gives an extended account of the outrages perpetrated by the Barn burner. He says the Valley, from mountain
's army. A painful report prevails that the commissioners also failed to reach the army of Sheridan in the Valley; that the rebel guerrillas had effectually obstructed their passage to Strasburg.true, would indeed be unfortunate, as there are at least twenty-five thousand Pennsylvanians in Sheridan's army. How true this "painful report" was, the following telegram will show; Harrisburg,mmissioners to the Shenandoah Valley have returned. They report that they were unable to reach Sheridan's army. The New York Would, in an article headed "Pennsylvania Redeemed, " claims that the New York: Dispatches have been received to-day from General Grant, General Sherman and General Sheridan, but no military movements since my last telegram are reported. The following details of the cavalry engagement last Sunday are furnished by General Sheridan: "I have seen no sign of the enemy since the brilliant engagement of the 9th instant. It was a square cavalry fight, in wh