we intercepted Mudwall Jackson's train, that was on its way from Huntersville to Warm Springs, to get out of reach of Colonel Moore.
The train was guarded by two companies of Jackson's ragged chivalry, and loaded with clothing, shoes, and ammunitiohich we destroyed.
We arrived at Callaghan's at four o'clock, where we heard of the operations of General Duffie and Colonel Moore, and the retreat of Echols.
We marched out on the Sweet Springs road, and encamped for the night on Dunlap's Creek. nt with his battalion to blockade the Huntersville road, but found that Jackson had done it effectually, from fear of Colonel Moore; so, after the most comfortable night's rest that we had enjoyed during our retreat, and paying a visit to our woundes time our stock of coffee was exhausted.
We reached the mouth of Elkwater at noon, where we met a supply-train from Colonel Moore, with the wished — for crackers, and with our crackers and coffee forgot, in a measure, the hardships of the expediti