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out any serious injury. expedition to Campti. At half-past 8 o'clock Monday morning, General A. Smith ordered Colonel Gooding, commanding the Sixth Massachusetts cavalry, to proceed with the following troops upon a reconnoissance to the town rous foe retreated, endeavoring to draw our men toward the town. Finding it impossible to get within carbine-range, Colonel Gooding ordered a charge in the direction of a small bridge spanning a bayou, where the rebels appeared to be making a standthat will be more universally lamented than warm, noble, generous-hearted Adjutant Dunn, the pride of his regiment. Colonel Gooding at once deployed his infantry and cavalry, and was in the act of flanking the town, experiencing great difficulty ind upon the town with one or two of their heaviest guns. Several shells burst in close proximity to our advance, and Colonel Gooding, after endeavoring to signal the boats by waving his handkerchief, failed to attract the attention of the officers o
he statement of the New Orleans Era, that Colonel Gooding was sent out with his cavalry brigade to engagement. with the enemy is not true. Colonel Gooding received orders to proceed on a short disnetrated. According to his instructions, Colonel Gooding commenced falling back slowly and in goodsurviving his injuries but a short time. Colonel Gooding had a very narrow escape from instant dearoops sent back were Colonel Dudley's and Colonel Gooding's cavalry brigades, the remnant of the on very sharp between these cavalry bodies, and Gooding lost nearly forty men killed and wounded, infenant Hall has since died of his wounds. Colonel Gooding made a narrow escape, a ball passing throll about seven o'clock in the morning. Colonel Gooding, commanding the Fifth brigade of the cavang the enemy approaching in strong force, Colonel Gooding skirmished with him until General Emory hpresent campaign will be accomplished. Colonel Gooding, of the Fifth cavalry brigade, which went[2 more...]