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e, and an intrenched camp rapidly formed under the direction of Colonel Crooks. Meanwhile the Indians were rapidly gathering on three sides aconfusion. This was upon the right of the camp. Upon the left Colonel Crooks and Colonel Averill deployed portions of the Sixth regiment as six hundred yards to an excellent elevation, and were joined by Colonel Crooks, with two companies of the Sixth, (A and B.) The enemy at that noon on the twenty-ninth, the Sixth regiment being in advance. Colonel Crooks was ordered to clear the woods to the river, assisted by the ba The distance from Fort Snelling, by line of march, was made by Colonel Crooks to be five hundred and eight-five miles. A detailed narrativought into play, and the savages drew back to a safe distance. Colonel Crooks, with the Sixth regiment, on the right flank, held them at bay, return it, but the distance was too great for effect. While Colonel Crooks was at the river, the General sent an order by Lieutenant Beeve