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tonewall ), who, being outnumbered, made little resistance, but fell back to Martinsburg, and ultimately to Bunker Hill.
On the 7th, an order to advance on Winchest--that Patterson then had 22,000 men and two batteries; that delay ensued at Martinsburg; but that the army advanced from that place — on the 15th--to Bunker Hill, n not so. But this state of things existed: Before the movement was made from Martinsburg, Gen. Patterson suggested to Gen. Scott that Charlestown would be a better base of operations than Martinsburg, and suggested that he had better move on Charlestown, and thence make his approaches to Winchester; that it would be better to do that than to move directly to Winchester from Martinsburg; and Gen. Scott wrote back to say that, if he found that movement a better one, he was at liberty to make Gen. Patterson had already commenced his movement on Winchester direct from Martinsburg, and had got as far as Bunker Hill; so that the movement which he had former