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er was so pleased to see any one. I got a Burnside-belt, spur, and pistol-scabbard. August 22.--Heavy firing; we move up and find the Yanks have retreated; we follow to Charleston, where we take up in woods; put up shanty; heavy rain; roasting-ears and apples. August 23.--Clear; cleaning up arms. 12 M.--Ordered out, and marched to our old position, four miles west of Charleston. August 24.--Clear; ordered out swamp; put into line, and awaited all day; at night, back to camp. August 25.--Clear; daylight start to Leetown; about one mile from there came on enemy in ambush. They opened on us unexpectedly, with artillery, causing temporary confusion. Wharton's brigade being in the advance, were deployed as skirmishers; our brigade was next in line ; had a short but severe time of it, but drove them on to the right of Sheppardstown, where they came across Gordon, who took them in hand, and put them across the river; we here re-formed and tried to intercept, but failed; dark
The rebel loss cannot be less than one thousand in all. The closing days of the siege. August 25.--The multitudinous preparations for the grand coup have been made quickly and thoroughly. Suet, and the ammunition wagons are replenished. When the sun goes down on Wednesday, the twenty-fifth of August, everything will be in readiness. What a felicitous moment for a proclamatory General Wthe enemy more thoroughly into his defensive works, was maintained till the night of the twenty-fifth of August. During the whole period sharp skirmishing was kept up on the picket line, and throughoassault, it particularly distinguished itself. At nine o'clock P. M., on Thursday the twenty-fifth of August, my division with the other divisions of the corps, withdrew from its lines in front of e siege of Atlanta, from the morning of the twenty-second of July until the night of the twenty-fifth of August, when we received orders and marched to the right, seven miles, to Procter's creek, and
r, Canada, some time in May or June last, under the assumed name of Captain Carson, and having been supplied by the rebel government with large sums of money for the purpose, commenced operations to organize in Canada an expedition to release rebel prisoners of war at different camps in the North-west, and aid the Sons of Liberty with money and arms, to raise an insurrection, especially in the States of Illinois and Indiana, against the Government of the United States. About the twenty-fifth day of August last an expedition was organized at Toronto, Canada, under the immediate direction of Captain Hines, formerly of Morgan's command, composed of one hundred and fifty to two hundred escaped prisoners and rebel soldiers, accompanied by Colonel G. St. Leger Grenfell, at one time Morgan's Chief of Staff and afterward Inspector-General on the staff of General Bragg; Colonel Vincent Marmaduke, of Missouri; Colonel Ben. Anderson, of Kentucky; Captains Castleman and Cantrell, formerly of Mo