inheritance their fathers bequeathed to them, and as ready to sacrifice their lives to preserve, as their sires were to establish, the independence of the people, and the Union of the States.
New York Tribune narrative.
Grafton, Va., July 15, 1861.
In my last letter I left Gen. Garnett in full retreat across the country, and Gen. Morris in possession of his camp at Laurel Hill.
There was little time left for delay.
Our boys entered the camp at 10 A. M. on Friday the 12th, and atmplete.
Our four columns — Cox's, up the Kanawha, McClellan's, over the mountains at Huttonsville, and Morris's and Hill's, along Cheat River — are all following up the advantage, and moving on.
Grafton, Virginia, July 15, 1861.
The day after the battle, and all was quiet, where but a few hours before armies had contended.
The dead of the enemy were collected on the field and buried, with those who died at the hospital, at night.
The brave young Georgian who st