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ery, First Lieut. Randolph. Second brigade, Colonel Ely, Eighteenth Connecticut, commanding: Eightyection of battery L Fifth regiment artillery, Col. Ely commanding. A little over a mile from Wincheoyal road. After a short artillery skirmish, Col. Ely retired his command to near the junction of tbed, so as to put it in a position to support Col. Ely on the Front Royal road, or the forces at the forces in front of the town, and was held by Col. Ely, with a portion of his brigade, on the Front volunteer infantry, under the direction of Colonel Ely, continually skirmished with the enemy in fh Connecticut, and the two regiments, under Colonel Ely, again advanced into the woods, but were again driven back. I then supported Colonel Ely with the One Hundred and Twenty-third Ohio, and againced the approach of the enemy in my rear. Colonel Ely's command was again rallied and formed in l and Twenty-second Ohio volunteer infantry. Colonel Ely was instructed to fall back and retreat as [2 more...]
tled to great credit for the manner they repulsed the enemy and defended the post. The colored soldiers fought with great gallantry. All of the wounded were shot through the head, and thus murdered. The band wagon was captured, and all of the boys shot in the same way after they were prisoners. The same was the case with the teamsters and Mart., my driver. O'Neill (artist to Frank Leslie) was killed with the band-boys. All of the office-clerks, except one, were killed; also my orderly, (Ely.) Major Henning is with me. But few of the escort who escaped have come in. I suppose they have gone to Fort Scott. The dead are not all buried, but the number will not fall short of seventy-five. The enemy numbered six hundred-Quantrel's and Coffey's commands. They are evidently intending to go south of the Arkansas. I have scouts on the trail. Two have just come in, and report coming up with them at the crossing of the Neosho River. Others are still following them up. Whether they wil