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nd six separate commands under Generals Early, Jones, Fitz Lee, Imnboden, Jackson, Echols, and McCoent my return. I captured a despatch from General Jones to General Early, giving me the position aected to carry. I marched from the front of Jones to that of Jackson at night. His outposts werle Mountain. But here a new danger arose, for Jones held the Sweet Springs Mountain in force, and p, completely deceiving, as well as mystifying Jones. He sent a force to the top of the Eleven Milcle had passed over the road in two years, and Jones's scouts told him that the road was totally impracticable, but we passed through in safety, Jones waiting the whole day, and expecting an attack Covington. Here we captured a messenger from Jones to Early, with a despatch to be forwarded to Eisclosed the rebel plans, and the movements of Jones, Echols, and McCauslin. The advance hastened ion had at that time been received from General Samuel Jones, that a heavy force of Yankees were als
mes and enormities. You burned houses over the heads of defenceless women and children, carried off private property of every description, arrested non-combatants, and carried off ladies in irons, whom you confined with negro men. Your negro troops fired on confederates after they had surrendered, and they were only saved by the exertions of the more humane of your white officers. Last, but not least, under the pretext that he was a guerrilla, you hanged Daniel Bright, a private of company L, Sixty-second Georgia regiment, (cavalry,) forcing the ladies and gentlemen whom you held in arrest to witness the execution. Therefore, I have obtained an order from the General Commanding, for the execution of Samuel Jones, a private of company B, Fifth Ohio, whom I hang in retaliation. I hold two more of your men — in irons — as hostages for Mrs. Weeks and Mrs. Mundin. When these ladies are released, these men will be relieved and treated as prisoners of war. Joel R. Griffin, Colone