e lock of his gun shot off, seeing that escape was out of the question, threw up his hands and fell on his face as if dead, and the enemy's forces retreated double quick over him and the dead, stepping on his back and limbs, taking his gun, and passing quickly away, uttering the most horrid imprecations concerning Yankees and abolitionists.
Looking out of one eye slightly opened, he saw when they were gone, then arose and came to camp.
One of the foemen, however, did turn aside to pursue Ira Duncan, of Evansville, cheering for Jeff. Davis.
But he not being of the proper material either to run from or surrender to a single traitor, when his pursuer was within a few feet of him, turned round, and they both at the same moment raised their guns to their faces, but Mr. Secesh was too slow, and Ira went on his way unmolested.
At this writing, all but five of this company are in camp.
Two are killed and three missing. Company A, Capt. Foote, at an early hour was sent to Cheat River bridg