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e up with a rebel brigade of cavalry, under Jones, at Morristown, the same command who defeated him at Rogersville. He found the enemy occupying fortifications built by our men before the evacuation of that place. He immediately engaged them, the fight lasting two hours, and drove them out of the town. The enemy lost between forty and drove fifty men. Eight were found dead on the field, and thirteen were left seriously or mortally wounded. Colonel Nicol, of Virginia, was killed. Captain John Holt, of Kentucky, son of Joe Holt, was shot through both thighs. A reconnoissance, the same day, on the Rogersville road came up with the enemy at Moresburgh, nine miles above Bean Station. There was heavy skirmishing for two or three hours. Several were wounded on our side. The loss of the enemy was not known. A reconnoissance yesterday, December eleventh, found no enemy at Morristown, but he was still occupying the ground at Moresburgh. I must defer any mention of the position