terrified by the strange bravery and almost wild enthusiasm that were exhibited by each advancing column, ran in confusion, leaving their dead, wounded, clothing, guns, horses, &c., making their escape by Capt. Rathbone's right, his company being too far up the mountain to cut off their retreat.
Capt. West, commanding Company F, was detailed to scour the mountain on the west, on the left of the road.
Capt. O. P. Evans on the west side of the mountain, on the right side of the road.
Capt. Herman Evans, commanding Company H, on the east side of the mountain, on the left of the road.
Each of these companies moved with despatch, yet such was the knowledge of the rebels of the by-paths in the mountains, and belonging to the F. F. V.'s , and having been drilled at running all summer, that but two were captured.
Among interesting objects captured was a genuine secession flag, captured by Lieut. Brown.
The perception of Col. Piatt in planning the battle, and his coolness during its exec