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The Daily Dispatch: July 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], Cavalry and
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News from Garnett's late command. --The following brief but reliable information we obtain from Mr. John G. Powell, who left Cheat Mountain Pass on Friday last. Mr. P. was accompanied by his son, who was in the recent engagement between Gens Garnett and McClellan. Our forces are in possession of the Pass at Cheat Mountain, Gens Garnett and McClellan. Our forces are in possession of the Pass at Cheat Mountain, and large numbers of volunteers were rapidly concentrating there. They came from mountain and valley, from far and near, to aid in repelling the further advance of the Federalists. Mr. P. states that our actual loss is greatly loss than has been reported; that several of the Georgia companies, said to have been captured, had ret
can give any accurate idea of the terrible suffering of this brave band of soldiers.
Brig. Gen. W. W. Loring, who has been assigned to the late command of Gen. Garnett, is in every respect a superior officer.
He is a native of Florida; served throughout the Mexican war; has seen a great deal of service in Oregon, Washington
The Daily Dispatch: July 24, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Batter-cry from
From the Northwest. [Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Monterey, Va., July 20, 1861. So many reports have gone forth about the killed and prisoners of Gen. Garnett's command, that I deem it a duty to send you the names of the men who were killed or taken prisoners in our regiment, (Jackson's) If come one in each regiment would do the same, it would relieve a great deal of anxiety which is being felt by persons having friends or relatives in the army. Staff Officers.--A. C. L. Gatewood, Lewis M. Thomas. Privates.--Charles Williams, Wm. Alexander, James Critcher, M. A. Winston, Jno. Walker, James Andrus. A. [We regard the suggestion of our correspondent as excellent, and hope it will be complied with. --Eds. Dis.]