From statements gathered from two prisoners captured a few days previously, it is presumed that the enemy's force was from 1,000 to 5,000.
Our loss in the battle is set down at 25 killed and 75 wounded and missing. Among the killed are the following:
Capt. B. P. Anderson, of the Lee battery, from Lynchburg, a gallant and meritorious officer.
Lieut. Lewis S. Thompson, of the Marion Guards, a son of Judge Thompson, of Wheeling.
Among the wounded are Lieut. Col. Hansbrough, Capt. Deithier, one of Col. Johnson's aids; and Capt. Mollohon, of the axton county company.
The 31st Virginia regiment, commanded by Major Boykin; suffered more severely than my other.
This is the regiment formerly under Col. Wm. L. Jackson, who was superseded by Col. Reynolds and resigned, but was reappointed to the command of the regiment on Saturday last.
Col. Jackson is now a Richmond.
The enemy left eighty dead on the field, said their loss in killed and wounded is believed to be very