New York on Sunday night telegraphed to Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and other cities, as follows:
Orders from Washington render it necessary to send to that city all the available militia force.
What can you do? E. D. Morgan.
Governor Curtin of Pennsylvania issued the following order:
（General order, no. 23.) headquarters of Pennsylvania militia, Harrisburg, May 26, 1862.
On pressing requisition of the President of the United States in the present emergency, it is ordations within their respective divisions or under their control, together with all persons willing to join their commands, and proceed forthwith to the city of Washington, or such other points as may be designated by future orders.
By order: A. G. Curtin, Governor and Commander-in-Chief.
The governor of Massachusetts issued the following proclamation:
Men of Massachusetts!
The wily and barbarous horde of traitors to the people, to the Government, to our country, and to liberty,
us to preserve was said to require a wagon-train twelve miles long.
This, under the care of a regiment, was sent forward in advance of the army, which promptly retired up the Valley.
On his retreat, General Jackson received information confirmatory of the report of the movements of the enemy, and of the defeat of a small force he had left at Front Royal in charge of some prisoners and captured stores—the latter, however, the garrison before retreating had destroyed.
Strasburg being General Jaskson's objective point, he had farther to march to reach that position than either of the columns operating against him. The rapidity of movement which marked General Jackson's operations had given to his command the appellation of foot cavalry; never had they more need to show themselves entitled to the name of Stonewall.
On the night of May 31st, by a forced march, General Jackson arrived with the head of his column at Strasburg, and learned that General Fremont's advance was in the imm