ded--one division having been sent to Ringgold.
Upon learning the dispositions of the enemy from our cavalry commander in that direction, on the afternoon of the twelfth, Lieutenant-General Polk, commanding the advance forces, was directed in the following note:
headquarters army of Tennessee, Lafayette, Ga., 6 P. M., Septemty-nine prisoners-being the skirmishers of Palmer's division — from within sight of the masses of the enemy.
The second engagement with the energy was on the twelfth instant, near Leet's tan-yard, where we fought for two hours Wilder's lightning brigade of mounted infantry.
My force engaged in this fight was the Sixth Georgia anden present during the day directing the movements, arrived.
The next morning the enemy retired, and, following them, I skirmished heavily with their rear, on the twelfth and thirteenth instant, as far as the Lafayette road, near Leet's Tanyard.
On the fourteenth, under orders from General Forrest, I returned to Ringgold, and re