ght miles, quite to Milburn, taking the town by surprise and picking up a man just from Columbus, from whom he derived much valuable information respecting the condition of the rebel force at that point.
He learned from this source that our demonstrations toward Columbus had excited alarm, and induced the enemy to call in his forces at Jackson, Beauregard, New — Madrid and other places.
Milburn is reproached as a Union town by the rebels.
Joined at Weston's by the Seventh Illinois, (Col. Cook,) our whole force encamped for the night, in line of battle, ten miles from Columbus, taking a strong position, commanding the approaches to that place by two roads which intersect the road leading to Putney's Bend and Elliott's Mills to Milburn.
Brig.-Gen. Grant, commanding the various forces in the field, came up with us at this point, and expressed his approval of the manner in which the disposition of the forces had been made.
To prevent surprise, strong guards were again thrown forw
external wound, and is supposed to have been killed by the concussion from a cannon-ball.
Col. Russell leaves a wife and several children in New-Haven.
Co. A, Corporal J. W. Ramsey, chest; Privates H. L. Parker, knee; Samuel 0.
Frost, hand; Wm. A. Thrall, finger; A. P. Todd, two fingers; Frank Ramor, leg severe, (may be killed;) Thos. J. Stillman, head; Elizur C. Johnson, arm; Wm. S. Brockway, leg.
Co. B, Corporal Eugene A. Root, hand.
Co. D, Corporals Geo. Cook, knee; Alex. Palmater, foot; Privates Alexander Wright, leg; Wm. B. Davis, lower jaw; R. B. Speed, hand; R. L. Hurlburt, leg, severe; Edward F. Briggs, leg, severe; Irville Owens, head, severe; Lyman G. Lane, shoulder; Levi A. Hamblin, hip; Geo. W. Newell, leg; W. H. Pectall, hip.
Co. F, Private Jeremiah Collins, ankle, severe, (may be killed.)
Co. H, Capt. Robert Leggett, thigh; Sergeant Wm. M. Webb, knee; Corporal Henry J. Haugh, arm, severe; Corporal Jedediah R. Gay, hip; Pri