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Commanding, the Twenty fourth Illinois, Col. Mihialotzs, the Nineteenth Illinois, Col. Turchin, together with sections of Loomis's, Edgarton's and Simonson's batteries, and three companies of Col. Kennett's cavalry, were formed in order, and marched s had gone away — the secessionists from the fear of the Union army, the Union people because they were frightened by Captain Loomis's shells.
Those who remained, whether rebel or loyal, did the best, for neither class were molested, nor were their d men slain in battle.
The retreat of the enemy's cavalry was not accomplished without some loss.
A shell or two from Loomis's unerring ten-pounder Parrotts, burst among them before they got entirely out of range, killing and wounding at least a ide of the river, Col. Turchin ordered the cavalry and one battery ahead.
The ranks opened to the right and left, and Capt. Loomis's battery dashed by in fine style, and reached Bowling Green about ten o'clock. We heard the cannon roar, and then we