g to dislodge the enemy from the hill, it was concluded to be unadvisable, on account of the great disparity in number.
The Union force, being not more than one-seventh that of the enemy, who were also provided with cavalry and one piece of artillery, was withdrawn, and the rebels left in possession of the hill.
The men of the Thirty-eighth New York Regiment, made prisoners in this affair, are Augustus Gantz of Company C; Samuel Van Duzen of Company I; and Sergeant C. W. Fairfield, Lorenzo Crook and John Tyler of Company D.
Captain Pish captured by the rebels.
The officer of the Thirty-first New York Regiment who was captured by the enemy on Sunday last, near Bailey's Cross Roads, was not a Lieutenant, as reported, but Captain Fish.
The company to which he was attached were on picket duty in that vicinity, and while he and his two lieutenants and eight or ten men were searching for some of the men who had straggled off, they strayed about an eighth of a mile beyond ou