STRASBURG, March 31. – About 2,000 rebel soldiers made their appearance two miles beyond our pickets to-day. Our nearest regiment drew up in line of battle awaiting their attack upon us yesterday. They threw several shell into the camp of the Massachusetts 22d regiment. – The rebels were subsequently driven away by the appearance of our advance.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 5, 1862, p. 4