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Doc. 53.-Fremont's pursuit of Jackson. New-York Tribune account. Fremont's headquarters, Mount Jackson, Va., June 3, 1862. Gen. Fremont left Franklin on Sunday, May twenty-fifth. His troops were exhausted by previous forced marches to relieve Schenck and Milroy, from which they had not had time to recruit, and were weak from want of food. The first seven miles of road were only just not absolutely impassable by wagons. It was just such a road as cannot be found in the East, nor
hat extraordinary profusion of oaths which is deemed essential to such efforts.
Four miles beyond, the rebels have again halted with artillery, and as our guns have been delayed in crossing, the cavalry can only wait for their arrival.
At Mount Jackson there is known to be a long bridge over the Shenandoah, a river too swift and deep to be forded.
If they mean to fight on this side they must either lose their guns, or leave the bridge unharmed, and if they do the latter, their further retr