at Port Republic.
His troops slept on their arms, and just as day was breaking they silently moved toward the Shenandoah, carrying with them all of their wounded comrades excepting those who were mortally hurt.
Fremont followed them closely
June 9, 1862. in battle order, with Milroy on the right, Blenker on the left, and Schenck in the center.
The brigades of Stahl and Bayard formed the reserve.
In the mean time there had been stirring events at Port Republic.
Jackson had crossed the Sheto be forded anywhere, and his enemy beyond his immediate grasp.
Here ended the pursuit — here ended the famous race of Fremont, Shields, and Jackson up the Shenandoah Valley, which was skillfully won by the latter.
On the following morning
June 9, 1862. the National army began to retrace its steps, and, in the midst of a drenching rain, it reached Harrisonburg toward evening.
Fremont fell back to Mount Jackson and Shields to New Market, when both commanders were called to Washington.