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number one thousand men at least. All day Friday General Lee waited for the infantry and artillery to come up, and this morning, learning that the rebels were falling back toward Pleasant Hill, he started in pursuit with the First brigade, Colonel Lucas; Third brigade, Colonel Robinson; Fourth brigade, Colonel Dudley. The Fourteenth New-York cavalry had the advance, under command of Major Bassford. After marching a distance of fifteen miles, Major Bassford came suddenly upon the enemy, posng back rapidly. Major Bassford pursued them seven miles, killing and wounding some, and taking many prisoners. Fearful of being cut off from the main body, the Major withdrew from the pursuit, but fought them gallantly until the arrival of Colonel Lucas. The Colonel was not long in coming up, and immediately formed his whole brigade in line. He moved forward a short distance, and was met with what promised to be a determined resistance, but they could not withstand the fury of his onslaugh
e on the right of the Shreveport road, and Colonel Lucas's cavalry brigade on the left. The skirmi separated the first from the second field was Lucas's cavalry brigade, mostly dismounted and deploarrived on the ground, and at once ordered Colonel Lucas, commanding First cavalry brigade, up to the support of Colonel Robinson. Colonel Lucas deployed his line and moved forward in fine style, th and six or seven privates were killed. Colonel Lucas, with his First cavalry brigade, closely f discovered masses of the enemy in front. Colonel Lucas deployed his cavalry brigade on the left oisconsin infantry. The cavalry brigade of Colonel Lucas was ordered to act upon the right flank, tilled. Captain Wasson, Inspector-General of Lucas's cavalry brigade, had his stirrup and boot stnth Illinois. Lieutenant Miller, Aid to Colonel Lucas, was wounded in the arm, and taken prisone The cavalry division, except a part of Colonel Lucas's brigade, was not in the action on Saturd[4 more...]